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FCCTC Students to Host 3rd Annual Road Show at CAMS South

Students from the Franklin County Career and Technology Center will visit CAMS South next week for the 3rd Annual Careers Road Show.

CASHS NJROTC Cadets to Represent Pennsylvania at the Navy National Championships

February 15th, 2020, will be remembered as a landmark date for the Cadets of Chambersburg Area Senior High School’s (CASHS) Navy Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (NJROTC) Program.

Stevens Elementary Staff, Students Praised for ‘Distinguished School’ Status

It takes a village... so the saying goes. Tom Knepper, Stevens Elementary School principal, credits the entire Stevens community with the success of its Title I program.

Chambersburg Cadets Visit Congressman John Joyce in Washington

Seven graduating Cadets from the Chambersburg Area School District Navy Junior ROTC Program spent a day on Capitol Hill recently, touring the Nation’s Capital and learning more about the Federal Government.

Thaddeus Stevens Elementary School Designated a Title I Distinguished School

Thaddeus Stevens Elementary School has been designated a Title I Distinguished School for the 2019-2020 school year.

Santa Visits Stevens, Bringing Local Kids an Early Christmas

Santa made an early visit to Franklin County Friday to bring gifts to 295 students at Steven's Elementary School.

CASHS Senior Wins December Kindness Challenge

At the December 17th regular board meeting, CASD Superintendent Dr. Dion Betts recognized Haley Rohm, CASHS Senior, as the winner of the CASD December Kindness Challenge.

Santa To Pay Special Visit To Stevens School

A special treat is in store for students at Stevens Elementary School Friday, just in time for the Christmas holiday.

CAMS North Celebrates 100% Academic Growth Rating

Chambersburg Area Middle School (CAMS) North is celebrating this week. The school achieved a 100% growth rating from the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PA Value-Added Assessment System or PVAAS) in English Language Arts (ELA), Math, and Science.

Senator Recognizes Community ‘Kindness’ Custodian

Outside, it was cold and wet, but inside this small community’s elementary school the atmosphere was warm and cheery. And filled with kindness.

Lurgan Teacher To Attend Technology Innovators Summit

Snoke is a creative, innovative teacher who embraces best practices and technology integration in her classroom.

CASHS NJROTC Gets Navy Funding, New Standing

The NJROTC program at Chambersburg Area Senior High School is changing this year, but most people won’t notice the difference.

CASHS Assistant Principal Stresses the Importance of Creating Connections

Dr. Lisa Schoenleber, CASHS assistant principal, published an article in the spring 2019 edition of the Pennsylvania Administrator Magazine entitled, "Creating Connections."

Betts: CASD Will Shift Focus From Buildings to the District’s Children

Local residents want the focus in their schools shifted from buildings to children.

CASD Celebrates Students as New School Year Starts

Local schools and students celebrated the first day of the 2019-20 school year in a very special way Thursday.

CASD Kicks Off School Year with red carpet welcome In-Service Day

Chambersburg Area School District (CASD) will welcome teachers and staff in preparation for the start of the 2019-2020 school year.

Traffic Patterns Around CASHS to Change

A new pickup and drop off policy will go into effect for Chambersburg Area Senior High School students next month.

CASHS Teacher Named 2019 PA Educator of the Year by the...

Chambersburg Area Senior High School (CASHS) teacher Commander Bruce Apgar was recently recognized by the Pennsylvania Department of the American Legion as the 2019 Pennsylvania Educator of the Year.

CASD Celebrates Student AP & IB Achievement

On Thursday, July 18th, the Chambersburg Area School District (CASD) hosted an event to celebrate and highlight the achievement of 38 students who received a “5” score on one or more Advanced Placement (AP) exams and eight seniors who received full International Baccalaureate (IB) diplomas.

Cyber (C3) Learning Is Another Option for CASD Students

Grace Johns did her own research before deciding that Chambersburg Area School District's Customized Cyber Learning was for her.

CASD Sets 2019-20 Open House Dates for K-5

The Chambersburg Area School District will hold open houses for new and returning elementary school students for the 2019-2020 school year beginning August 19th.

Register Now for Cook Memorial Race

Local residents are invited to participate in the 16th Annual Tim & Susan Cook Memorial 1-Mile Race/Walk on July 13 to help raise scholarship funds for Chambersburg high school seniors.

CASD Hires New Head Coach for Trojan Girls Varsity Basketball

The Chambersburg Area School District (CASD) school board approved the hiring of a new head varsity coach for the LadyTrojans basketball program Wednesday night.

CASHS Juniors Get Lenfest Scholarships

Five CASHS students will get four-year college scholarships from Lenfest Scholars Foundation.

CASHS JROTC Cadet Appointed to Merchant Marine Academy

Navy Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) Cadet Spencer Rajtik has accepted appointment to the Merchant Marine Academy at King's Point, New York.

IB Students Hold Translation Workshop

The CASHS International Baccalaureate (IB) year one language classes planned and implemented their first annual translation workshop, which kicked off last month.

CASD Tightens Policy After Releasing Wrong Student

A Stevens Elementary School student was sent home Wednesday with the wrong person, prompting local district officials to tighten pick up policies when children need to leave school early.

CMS Environmentalists: Keeping the JIG Clean

It was a typical spring day last weekend when almost a dozen Chambersburg Area Career Magnet School students stepped into the frigid waters of the Conococheague Creek not far from their school.

CVSM: Introducing the ‘Encore Musicians’

You could call them "oldies but goodies" but you probably better not. Unless you are referring to some of their musical selections of course. They are the "Encore musicians" -- bands, choruses and barbershop quartets whose members are all over 50 years old.

New Safe2Say program warned of CASHS threat

A new program designed to warn Pennsylvania schools of potential threats triggered the shutdown of two local high schools this morning.

Don’t miss CAMS South’s ‘Seussical Jr’

Don't miss CAMS South drama club's presentation of Seussical Jr. this weekend in the school auditorium at 1151 E. McKinley St.

Betts Hired to Head CASD

Dr. Dion E. Betts has been hired by the local school board as Chambersburg Area School District’s next superintendent. His new five-year contract runs from July 1 this year through June 30, 2024.

Chambersburg Area School District

The Chambersburg Area School District covers 250 square miles in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, near the center of the Cumberland Valley. More than 61,000 people live in the district, which is composed of the Borough of Chambersburg, Greene, Hamilton, Letterkenny, and Lurgan townships, and most of Guilford Township.

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