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Karns City Area School District

2023 Graduation
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Welcome to Karns City Area School District


The mission of the Karns City Area School District is to provide a quality education while fostering an environment of inclusivity, compassion, accountability, and mentorship throughout the community. 



The vision is to empower every member of the Karns City Area School District to be a productive and caring citizen who will continually grow intellectually, socially, and emotionally while positively contributing to their community.

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Karns City Hype

This month our Karns City Hype video is a message of support for Mason. We're praying for your continued recovery! 

We'd also like to thank our community for the incredible support they've shown Mason and his family. 

#MasonStrong #2Strong

Watch the latest KC Hype Video.

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Dear Chicora Elementary Families, 

We look forward to welcoming our elementary students back to school tomorrow morning.

At Chicora Elementary School, buses will enter from Kittanning Street from 8:10 AM until approximately 8:30 AM and drop students off at the left side of the school building. We ask that no cars enter the roadway during this time.

Parent drop-offs can begin at approximately 8:30 AM after the buses have arrived. Once you have dropped your child off, all vehicles will go around the back of the building and follow the road down to Spring Street to exit the campus.

We ask that you follow the time restrictions for the safety of the students.

Afternoon pick-up will occur at the side door after the buses depart the bus lane at approximately 3:30 PM. If you need to pick your child up during the school day, please send a note with your child or call the school in advance. You will pick your child up at the side door.

CHIP Strong

CHIP covers uninsured kids up to age 19 in Pennsylvania. It doesn’t matter why your kids don’t have health coverage right now; CHIP may be able to help. Most kids receive CHIP for free. Others can get the same benefits at a low cost. CHIP is brought to you by leading health insurance companies who offer quality, comprehensive coverage.

View the letter from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Resources.

View the CHIP Strong flyer in English.

View the CHIP Strong flyer in Spanish.

all you need to know for back to school

Dear Karns City Families, 

We hope you are enjoying your summer! As we continue to prepare for the upcoming school year, we want to share a few important updates with you. We hope you find this information helpful!

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KCASD Update - Start of School for Elementary Students

During the summer, construction began on renovating and enlarging Chicora Elementary School. The project is progressing and work will continue throughout the school year. As we prepare for the start of the 2023-2024 school year, it has become necessary to delay the start of school for both our elementary schools by one week. The high school will start as scheduled, with the first student day on August 23, 2023 for secondary students. The new start day for the elementary students at both Chicora and Sugarcreek Elementary School will be August 30, 2023. The one-week delay for the elementary schools will permit contractors to complete items necessary to start the new school year.

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