District News

  • District to Receive $25,000 Grant for Security Upgrades

    The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) announced that Chambersburg Area School District (CASD) qualified to receive a $25,000 grant for security upgrades. CASD is one of 496 districts in the commonwealth that will receive grants that total $12.4 million.

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  • PA State Police Announce Initiative to Visit Schools

    Troopers across the state will visit schools and colleges located in their primary coverage areas on a consistent basis.

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  • Educator In The Workplace Launches To Connect Classrooms And Businesses

    The Greater Chambersburg Chamber Foundation and the Chambersburg Area School District (CASD) are partnering to present Educator in the Workplace (EITW); a program designed to connect classrooms and businesses that will help schools prepare students for workforce needs in Franklin County.

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  • CASD to Hold Superintendent Search Focus Groups for Community

    In an effort to solicit community input on the search for a new Superintendent, the Chambersburg Area School District (CASD) will hold focus group meetings that are open to the general public.

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  • UPDATE: Isolated Fire at CASHS

    All students and staff were quickly evacuated and emergency responders were dispatched to the school. No students, staff, or first responders were injured due to the smoke. As a safety precaution, all CASHS students were sent home for the day.

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  • Lurgan Elementary School Librarian Recognized as a Distinguished Keystone Technology Innovator Educator

    Susan Berrier, Lurgan Elementary School Librarian, was nominated as a Distinguished Keystone Technology Innovator Educator and attended the Keystone Technology Innovators (KTI) Summit held at Shippensburg University in July.

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  • 2018-2019 Middle & High School Open House/Orientation Dates

    The Chambersburg Area School District will hold open houses & orientations for new and returning middle & high school students for the 2018-2019 school year, beginning August 4th.

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  • 2018-2019 Elementary School Open House Dates

    The Chambersburg Area School District will hold open houses for new and returning elementary school students for the 2018-2019 school year beginning August 14th.

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  • District Limits Public Use of CASHS Stadium

    CASD will no longer allow unsupervised access to the CASHS Trojan Stadium for members of the public. The stadium will remain available for use by community groups and individuals who reserve the facilities in advance with the District.

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  • Live Stream of Graduation

    Click here for info on how to access the stream for CMS and CASHS graduation ceremonies.

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  • District Concern Hotline

    The District is offering a Concern Hotline for parents/guardians at (717) 261-5662. Messages can be left 24 hour a day, seven days a week, and will be returned Monday-Friday during normal business hours by a member of the CASD administration. The hotline is NOT for emergency purposes. If you suspect an immediate threat or otherwise have an emergency, please dial 911.

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  • CASHS/CMS Stadium Graduation Guidelines

    Click here for stadium guidelines for CMS and CASHS graduation ceremonies.

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  • Transource Power Line Vote Rescheduled

    The Transource Power Line agenda item has been rescheduled to the June 12th school board meeting.

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  • Important Information for CASHS Keystone Schedules

    Keystone exams will be administered May 14 – May 17 for CASHS students and the high school will operate on a modified schedule.

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  • CASD Calendar Changes

    Due to the accumulation of snow days throughout the year, the Chambersburg Area School District has revised several important dates for students and staff.

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  • CASD Middle School Open Houses & Orientation for 2018-2019

    Both Chambersburg Area Middle Schools North and South will host open houses on Monday, August 13th from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM. These events will be self-guided tours throughout the buildings. In addition, the follow dates have been set for 6th grade and new student orientations.

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  • District Moving to Digital Report Cards

    The Chambersburg Area School District (CASD) is moving to digital-only report cards beginning the last marking period of the 2017-2018 school year. The move is part of an ongoing effort to provide quick and easy accessibility to student information to strengthen the home and school connection by providing secure, open communication.

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  • Message from the Superintendent

    On Friday, February 23rd, as well as Monday the 26th, students in all of our secondary schools (grades 6th-12th) participated in discussions about school safety. We sought to give both students and our teachers an opportunity to share their thoughts and to provide suggestions on where we can improve. While not exhaustive, we want to share a summary of the key areas that were discussed in those meetings.

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  • Podcast on School Safety

    Listen in as Superintendent Dr. Joe Padasak and Assistant Superintendent Kris Carroll speak to the Franklin County Coalition for Progress regarding school safety.

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  • District to Hold Marketing Open House for Local Businesses

    A marketing and advertising open house will be held Wednesday, February 28th, from 5:00-6:00 PM at the Chambersburg Area Senior High School. The event will feature a presentation of marketing opportunities and a tour of the high school and Trojan Stadium.

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  • Chambersburg Area School District Announces New Official Trojan Logo

    The Chambersburg Area School District is pleased to announce the official launch of a brand new logo design for the Chambersburg Trojan.

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  • Scheduling Informational Night to be Held for 8th Grade Parents & Students

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  • Kindergarten Registration Information for 2018-2019

    The beginning of the New Year is the perfect time for parents and guardians to plan for kindergarten registration in the 2018-2019 school year.

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