January 30, 2013


• An informational meeting for parents of current eighth graders will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium. High school guidance counselors and administrators will explain the various courses that will be available to students in the 2013-14 school year as well as the course selection process. For more information, contact Colleen Tosadori, guidance counselor, at 724-5-1581, Ext. 3314.


• The Centennial School will welcome The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium “Zoomobile” from 12:50 to 1:45 p.m. and 2 to 2:55 p.m. The program, “Rain Forest Rhythms,” will discuss the unique animals that live in each layer of the tropical rain forest and how they have adapted to survive. The Nutrition Group, Mars School District’s food service provider, is sponsoring the program. For more information, call 724-625-2601.


• The middle school’s Parent Advisory Board will meet at 9:15 a.m. in the LGI Room. For more information, call 724-625-3145.


• A pre-scheduled two-hour delay will be held throughout the district. During the delays, administrators, teachers and staff members will review and analyze student achievement data, which will be used to guide instruction that ensure consistency between schools and continuity from year to year.

Further dates and times can be found at the district’s website,