Principal's Message

We would like to congratulate two special students in their recent achievements.  Matthew Bracken was named a semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program.  We wish him luck as he strives to be one of 7,600 finalists that will earn scholarships next spring. 
Sofiya Bidochko was also name as a Commended Student as she scored in the top 50,000 of the same 1.5 million juniors take the qualifying PSAT test. 
Congratulations to both of you!



 Make-up picture day is Wednesday, October 30.

Our Picture day ID number is EVTN2HCSV. 

Pictures can be order on line at

 Penn-Trafford High School  (Student Literary Magazine)  "Traces".  VIEW:    "Traces

PTHS Gymnasium and Athletic Event Security
This is a reminder that no outside food or drink is permitted in the gym or any other athletic venue.  Penn-Trafford reserves the right to search any bags that come into the gymnasium or other athletic event.  These measures are in place for the safety of all of our participants and spectators. Thank you for your cooperation.

Commemorative Tile Order
The Penn-Trafford School District is offering a very unique opportunity for families, students, clubs, teams, organizations, and community groups! We are offering personalized commemorative tiles for purchase that will be permanently displayed in two of the renovation phases at the high school; the athletic annex and the auditorium entrance. Each tile will be 6 x 6 inch squares with full color designs and personalization. Each tile will be $100. Logos are available for sports, music related items, special interests, as well as the Warrior Head,the warrior shield, and arrow. If you have a specific company logo that you’d like to use, please provide a vector image of the logo (.eps, .pdf, .ai).
 Tile Order Form 


Student Emergency Card

PTSD is now completing online registration for Penn-Trafford School District’s Student Emergency Information. In the past, students have been given Emergency Cards to take home and have their parents complete and then return. This new FamilyID registration process will take the place of the Emergency Cards. 

ALL Student Families MUST complete this Emergency Information Registration, using the link below, by Friday, August 30th.

PTSD 2019-20 Student Emergency Card Information Registration

The FamilyID online registration will allow you to make changes to your student's Emergency Information at any time during the school year. Notification will be sent to the appropriate school personnel to update your information in PowerSchool. You will not have to make additional notifications.

If you do not have computer or wifi access, please use the chromebook available to you in the main office of the high school.

Please be sure to enter all the required information as you will not be able to submit your student's registration until completed. If you have difficulty with your registration, please feel free to contact FamilyID Support at or 781-205-2800.

Once your student's information is reviewed, if there is need for follow-up for and Individualized Health Plan due to a medical condition and you have not already submitted the appropriate forms and medical documentations, Nurse Lisa Popovich will contact you. If you have medical concerns for your student, please feel free to contact Nurse Popovich via email at or 724-744-0302.

PTHS students who do not have a completed registration will be placed on Restricted List and will not be able to participate in any Penn-Trafford extracurricular activities.

It is our hope that this type of online registration will make it easier for families to communicate necessary student contact and medical information with high school personnel.  Please be sure to complete your registration by Friday, August 30th.

Thank you for your cooperation and support!

Upcoming Events

  • PSAT Test

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  • End of 1st nine weeks

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  • PTHS Auditorium

    NHS Induction ceremoney

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  • Picture Make-up day

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  • No School for Students (Act 80 Day for Teachers

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  • End of 2nd nine weeks

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  • End of 3rd nine weeks

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  • Excellence in Education Luncheon

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High School Telephone and Fax Information

Main Office - 724-744-4471

Mrs. Long ---

Mrs. Postupac ---

Mrs. Ritchey ---

Guidance Office --- 724-744-4425 (office) ---  724-856-0201 (Fax)

Mrs. Wolfhope ---

Nurses Office --- 724-744-0302 (office) --- 724-259-6476 (Fax)

Nurse Popovich ---

Athletic Office --- 724-744-7252 (office) --- 724-252-4391 (Fax)

Mrs. Martz ---

Attendance Office --- 724-744-4471 ext. 1004 --- 724-256-4062 (Fax)

Mrs. Moorhead ---

Athletic Training Office --- 724-744-0580 (office) --- 724-252-4048

Mrs. Smtih ---


Scheduling Resources 2019-2020

Please click on the link below for more information regarding 2019-2020 scheduling process:

High School Scheduling Resources

Student Parking Information

Student parking at Penn-Trafford High School is a privilege and will be offered to Seniors and Junior students in good standing. 

Parking Pass applications will be available on Monday, August 5th at 8:00 am through 

After successfully completing the application, parking passes will be available for pickup starting Monday, August 12th at 8:00 am in the Athletic Office.  In order to receive your permit, you must bring your current drivers license.

Applications will only be accepted if they are fully completed and include a copy of the student’s driver’s license.  Applications must also include the full parking fee of $75.00. Students that are on the restricted list are not permitted to purchase a parking permit until their obligation(s) are fulfilled.

SAFE2SAY Helpline

Penn-Trafford School District is implementing a Safe School Helpline to help prevent threats and dangers to the school community. Safe2Say helpline is designed to assist you in reporting any wrongdoing that impacts our schools, our students or our staff – anonymously, so as to protect your privacy. For example, you may wish to report acts of violence, potential threats, bullying, harassment, theft, drugs, weapons, or any other dangers that may cause harm. 


If you see something, say something! The Safe2Say Helpline is a convenient, confidential way for anyone to report information about situations that might affect safety at our school. You can contact Safe2Say any time of the day or night to report concerns.

 In order to utilize Safe2Say Helpline to submit an anonymous tip, you can do one of the following:

  1. Need to use the following website: 
  2. Call 1-844-SAF2SAY. The message is anonymous. The Safe2Say Helpline team triage your message and notify school officials, so appropriate action can be taken.
  3. Use the mobile app.  It is available for Apple and Android devices.


Thank you for your continued support to provide a better education for all students in Penn Trafford School District. If you have any questions about the Safe2Say Helpline, please contact the school or the administration building. 


Safe2Say Parent Brochure.pdf  

Safe2Say Parent Letter.pdf 

Back Pack Program

As you do your back to school shopping, please think of Penn-Trafford's Backpacks-to-Go Program. The Penn Trafford Backpacks-to-Go Program is a supplemental nutrition program provides a backpack filled with meals and snacks every other weekend to district children enrolled in the program, made possible through donations from community members, businesses, organizations, and churches in the surrounding area, and PT staff. If you would like to make a monetary, gift card, food or backpack donation, please contact Lauren Traill at or 724-744-2161 or Lisa Popovich at or 724-744-0302. If you feel that your child could benefit from receiving a backpack during the 2018-19 school year, please contact Mrs. Traill or Mrs. Popovich.
Back Pack Program Letter 

Scholarship Information



Noble Warriors 2019-2020

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Military Honor Wall

Penn-Trafford High School takes pride in honoring the alumni that serve our country through one of the five military branches.  We honor these brave men and women by displaying their names on our “HONOR WALL” in the main entrance of the High School. Please fill out the attached application and return it to the PTHS Main Office.

Military Honor Wall