Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has officially notified the Claysburg-Kimmel School District that the Claysburg-Kimmel High School has been designated as a low-achieving school.  Public elementary and secondary schools within the commonwealth that rank in the lowest 15 percent for the 2015-2016 school year received this designation.  The designation  is based on the combined scores from the annual assessments administered in 2016.

Click on the following links to learn more about the program.

OSTCP Overview

Opportunity Tax Credit Parent Letter


For students finishing kindergarten through fifth grade.

Tuesday mornings, 9:00am - Noon in Elementary Library

JUNE 20, 27

JULY 11, 18, 25

Read books, take AR tests, do fun projects, read on E-readers

Sheetz Challemge Program recipients

: The Challenge Program, Inc. distributed financial incentive awards to the seniors at Claysburg-Kimmel High School for excelling in the areas of Attendance, STEM, Community Service, Academic Improvement, and Academic Excellence. Sheetz, Inc. is the sponsor of The Challenge Program, Inc. at Claysburg-Kimmel High School.

Pictured left to right:

Earl Springer- Sheetz

Brandon Dodson- Attendance

Isiah Saez- STEM

Hailey Bradley- Community Service 

Jeremy Wicker- Academic Improvement

Julie Knisely- Academic Excellence 

Congratulations Class of 2017!

Class of 2017 photo

Photo of class of 2017 tossing caps



Claysburg Medical Center

FYI – 2017-2018 Physicals are as follows on July 25, 2017:

3:00 PM – ALL Football - Varsity/JH

3:30 PM – ALL Volleyball - Varsity/JH

4:00 PM – ALL Basketball - Varsity/JH - Boys and Girls

4:30 PM – ALL Wrestling/Cheerleading

5:00 PM – ALL Baseball/Softball – V/JH and ALL Track & Field

NOTE: This is the only date/time(s) Claysburg Medical Center will conduct physicals for the 2017-2018 athletic teams.  If you cannot attend, you will need to have a physical completed by your family physician or other source.


Physical Forms are available at… (or by calling 814-239-5141, ext. 1318 – Mr. Helsel)



Altoona Mirror Award Winners
Altoona Mirror Award Winners

Congratulations to the following CK student-athletes for being recognized as Altoona Mirror Athletes-of-the-Week for the 2016-2017 school year:


  • Keyara Morgan – Softball
  • Courtney Garver - Softball
  • Elizabeth Weiland – Basketball

A special congratulations to Elizabeth Weiland for winning the Ron Rickens Sportsmanship Award.  CK is very proud of your accomplishments.  Great job ladies!

24 Math Challenge

24 Challenge Participants
Four 7th graders travelled along with one 8th grader to the Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center, May 18, 2017. Each student competed in 3 rounds during the tournament.  This is the first time that a group of Bulldogs has entered the tournament and one of our 7th grade students, Josh Emeigh, came home with a bronze medal for the overall general round in the competition.   All of our students represented Claysburg-Kimmel well and gave a great effort during the tournament.

The CK junior high members were
Kassidi Rininger (8th),Rebekah Claar (7th),
Wyatt Buell (7th), Josh Emeigh (7th) and Ethan Diehl (7th).

Try-Math-A-Lot Problem Solving Competition

 Try-Math-A-Lot Participants

Seven 7th graders travelled along with six 6th graders to Central Cambria Middle School on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Each student was placed on a team consisting of 4 students with 6th & 7th graders from other schools throughout the region.  They competed in 3 different problem solving activities throughout the evening.  It was a learning experience for our Bulldogs because they had to work cooperatively with students that they had not previously met.  All of our students represented Claysburg-Kimmel well and gave a great effort during the competition. The CK junior high members were Abigail Gonsman, Rebekah Claar, Bailey Garver, Dylan Larson, Cassie Berkhimer, Kayley Haney and Zeke Barr.


Dear Claysburg-Kimmel Class of 2018

 We are pleased to announce that Manning Photography will be providing the yearbook senior portraits for the Class of 2018.  As the school has already informed you, students graduating in 2018 are required to have their formal yearbook photo taken by Manning Photography at no charge.  Manning will also be providing informal / casual photos at the same time.

 Manning Photography will have a complete studio set up for two days over the summer in the CKHS Auditorium/Stage (enter through the Main Office). The dates are:   July 20th and 21st  

 Please sign up for one of these 2 days.  For students on vacation, there will be a make-up day in the fall.  Otherwise, please pick a time slot on July 20th or 21st.

 The schedule to sign up will be on the bulletin board outside of the library.  You must sign up for a time slot before the end of the school year!!

 Basic information about senior summer photo sessions:


  • You are required to have Manning Photography do your senior formal.Female students, please wear a dressy outfit.Male students are required to wear a shirt and tie.
  • You are encouraged to provide the yearbook a casual portrait for the senior pages.Manning Photography will provide this as an option over the summer.


More detailed information about preparing for your session will be mailed home along with a final schedule in June.


Green Report now available by clicking here.



STEM and Art Program Graphic


Claysburg Summer Program for Students - "Stepping-up for Fun for Stem and the Arts"

For details click this link:   www.claysburgeducationfoundation.org


Parents and Guardians,

You can take advantage of our Text Messaging Service.

Our school utilizes the SchoolMessenger system to deliver text messages, straight

to your mobile phone with important information about events, school closings,

safety alerts and more.

You can participate in this free service* just by sending a text message of “Y” or “Yesto our school’s short code number, 67587.

You can also opt out of these messages at any time by simply replying to one of our

messages with “Stop”.

SchoolMessenger is compliant with the Student Privacy PledgeTM, so you can rest assured that your information is safe and will never be given or sold to anyone.

Click here for more information.




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