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The Line Mountain Girls Softball Team defeated Ligonier Valley 1-0 in the PIAA State Championship at Beard Field on the Campus of Penn State University on consecutive hits by Aspen Walker and Kaely Walshaw  CONGRATULATIONS! (Photo courtesy of The Daily Item)

The Line Mountain School District is very proud of the accomplishment and equally proud of all of our sports teams.  The team and the district would like to thank the entire Line Mountain community for their support of all athletic teams, it’s musical and tech programs, and all academic programs.
Click HERE for the trophy presentation


Attention Parents and Athletes

The Line Mountain Girls Softball Team has advanced to the State Championship game!  The game falls on the same day that 2021-2022 sports physicals were scheduled.  In order to allow  fans and supporters of Line Mountain Athletics to attend the Championship game, we have rescheduled the physicals to Tuesday, July 20th from 2-6PM.  We will reschedule your athlete for his/her physical in the same time slot as his/her initial appointment. If for some reason this time does not work, please notify Athletic Director Brad Skelton or the High School office and we will adjust appointments accordingly.


Sports Physicals

Sports physicals will be held on Tuesday, July 20th from 2:00pm until 6:00pm for any Middle School or High School athlete that plans to play any sport during the upcoming 2021-2022 season. Parents and athletes are encouraged to view the following documents regarding the Healthy Roster APP which connects athletes and parents with Line Mountain’s Certified Athletic Trainer Amanda LeValley.

Healthy Roster User Document

Healthy Roster APP

Sports Physicals Information


Line Mountain Football Boosters

The annual Line Mountain Football Boosters’ Annual Golf Tournament will be held on Sunday, August 1st. The tournament will once again be held at the Lykens Valley Golf Course in Millersburg, PA.

The Line Mountain Football Boosters is a volunteer organization created to support the Line Mountain Football Team. Your support of this event helps the Boosters provide funding for various items associated with our football program—and it’s a great time to hit the links, whether you’re a novice or an experienced golfer! In order to include your group in the outing, we have enclosed a Registration Form. The $75 Entry Fee entitles each golfer to the following: green fees, cart fees and catered lunch after golf.

Click HERE for all the information


Susquehanna Valley Youth Ice Hockey

The Susquehanna Valley Stampede Youth Hockey Club is a USA Hockey sanctioned club with certified coaches that are educated through developmental programs and Safe Sport training to assure every child’s safety and development.

Our coaches pride themselves on developing core values such as sportsmanship and team work. Stampede hockey promotes the growth of this great sport in the region through our website www.sunburystampedehockey.com  and at local community events. So please help us spread the word. Youth hockey is a life-long sport as many of our coaching staff still play today as adults. We are always looking for players, coaches, and volunteers. House recreational teams play home and away games with other club teams. Teams travel to Harrisburg, Hershey, York, Lancaster, and Palmyra for away games. House recreational teams also play in various tournaments based on the number of willing participants. Our Scholastic program participates in an arranged league in the Harrisburg area in the middle school and high school levels.

For more information, go to www.sunburystampedehockey.com  – Registration is opening soon!


Line Mountain Art

A total of 26 student muralists worked on this project beginning in the Fall of 2019.  Students either made direct references to the subject matter of Pop Culture from the late 60’s or made current depictions reflecting the Psychedelic Art era and style. Also, the mural is a tribute to the establishment of the school district in 1966. Many interesting references in the mural can be found from Jimmy Hendrix, to the Apollo Space Program, or the VW Van and many more including our throwback version of SpongeBob “FLAREPANTS”.


LET US PAY YOUR RENT & UTILITIES – Emergency Rental Assistance Program

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Scholastic Reading Counts

The Scholastic Reading Counts program from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is once again accessible.  You can access the login page by CLICKING HERE.

For Apple iPad Users, you must first go to  SETTINGS and scroll down to READING COUNTS.  Tap in the SITE ID field and key in: h100008308 

 

 


The Line Mountain School Board meeting on Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021 at 6:30pm will be held in the High School Cafeteria  


Community Aid has discontinued their clothing bin collection.  The Line Mountain School District has entered into a new partnership with Community Aid called the Virtual Partnership.  Line Mountain School District will now receive $.06/lb instead of $.04/lb for all clothing that you take to any of the Community aid donation centers using Line Mountain’s partner number #30145 for the appropriate credit.  Please note the district will not get credit on toys, household goods, shoes and books, although Community Aid still accepts donations of these goods.  All the district’s proceeds go towards our Needy Family fund.  Thank You again for your support of the Line Mountain SD.


Click HERE for the new Line Mt. Counseling Services Website

Face Coverings & Identification of COVID-19 Cases

Face covering requirements were revised from a July 28th, 2020 release by the Pennsylvania Department of Education release on Monday, August 17, 2020; which now require face coverings be worn by students.  PDE approved face coverings include: disposable surgical masks, cloth mask, neck gaiters, and face shields.  Detailed clarification regarding approved face coverings can be found on our web-site.

Protocol for an identified case or cases of Covid-19 can be found HERE.  When referencing the protocol on our web-site it is important to know that Northumberland County is currently categorized as a moderate level of Transmission County.

The district cannot stress and encourage parents and guardians enough to follow the symptom monitor checklist everyone received last week in the mail.  This checklist can be found on our web-site.  Strict daily adherence to the checklist is the single most proactive step for the maximum safety of our students and community.

Click Here For The Line Mountain School District Face Covering Protocols

 


Microsoft Teams Acceptable Use Policy

Just a reminder to all students, and parents of younger children, the Microsoft Teams Online Learning program is to be used for school related activities and studies only; which includes the chat functionality. Students must adhere to the district-wide Acceptable Use Of Technology By Students policy number 815.1. This policy can be found by CLICKING HERE.


Getting Started with Microsoft Teams


Mental Health and Crisis Management

With all the conversation surrounding COVID-19, we understand that it can cause students to feel nervous and anxious. It is important to help your student manage and cope with these feelings. The following link outlines how parents can help their child(ren) during this uncertain time. 

Mental Health Resources

As a parent, you may be aware of changes in your teen’s behavior but may not know how to proceed. Crisis Clinic has put out Helpful Advice For Parents to help with communicating with your child.


Virus Prevention

The Superintendent’s Advisory Council recently met at the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit 16 for their monthly meeting. The group of 16 superintendents reviewed all of the most current recommendations from the Pennsylvania Department of Education, The Center for Disease Control, and the Pennsylvania Department of Health, and met with a local health and emergency management official to discuss the current state of COVID 19, both locally and statewide.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

 

 


Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

For those families in the Line Mountain School District, you may be eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which is a program that helps supplement your monthly grocery budget to help put nutritious foods on your family’s table.  If your child(ren) receives free or reduced lunch at school, your household may be eligible for SNAP.  For more information on the SNAP program, and to determine whether you qualify, click on the SNAP logo at the top of this page.


Line Mountain Cyber School

Superintendents representing 15 Schools in the CSIU 16 region reach out to local newspaper for help regarding Cyber School tuition rates.

Click Here for more facts when speaking to your legislatures about House Bill 526 and Senate Bill 34 regarding funding reform for Cyber Schools
Proposed House Bill (526) and Senate Bill (34) could save Line Mountain taxpayers more than a half-million dollars.  A full presentation regarding the continued concerns with local tax payer funding of Cyber Schools can be found by clicking HERE.  While there is nothing definitive to report currently, there has been a lot of discussion on the bills introduced by Rep. Sonney (House Bill 526) and Sen. Schwank (Senate Bill 34) that would require parents to pay that tuition if the school district of residence offers a full-time cyber program.   Although there is a lot of momentum and discussion about cyber charter tuition, many don’t think either bill will make it across the finish line. Please talk to your legislators about bills introduced by Rep. Sonney and Sen. Schwank and support for those bills.


Line Mountain SD Homeless information

Pennsylvania’s Education for Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness Program was established to make sure homeless youth have access to a free and appropriate public education while removing barriers that homeless children face. Its goal is to have the educational process continue as uninterrupted as possible while the children are in homeless situations. Some of the other main objectives of Pennsylvania’s Education for Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness Program are to inform local school districts of their responsibilities to homeless children and youth, to increase awareness about the needs of homeless children, explain current laws and policies, and provide practical tips for working with homeless children.  Click Here To Read More….

Education for Homeless Youth



 

 

The Child Protective Services Law was updated to require school entities to display a poster with the statewide toll-free telephone numbers for reporting suspected child abuse and neglect, along with toll-free telephone number relating to school safety. For more information, visit the PA Keep Kids Safe website


School Wellness Policy #246 – Annual Information
Wellness/Advisory Committee and Wellness Policy Triennial Assessment Report

Any parent or community member interested in serving on the Wellness/Advisory Committee, please contact Joanna Hovenstine at: jhovenstine@linemountain.com  The Line Mountain School District Policy entitled: “School Wellness Policy #246” can be found at the following link: https://www.linemountain.com/policy-200 You can participate in the development, implementation, periodic review, and updating of this policy by filling out a suggestion form by CLICKING HERE. The Wellness Triennial Assessment Report can be found at the following link: Wellness Policy Assessment Tool And Report

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