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District News

We love to share great news and the triumphs of our students and staff with the community. We’ll also post important announcements and all the information you need to know right here.


Port Allegany Music Department presents Centerstage on Thursday, February 21 and on Friday, February 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Port Allegany High School. Tickets are $3.00 for general admission. Pre-sale tickets are available from the school district office. Please see our Centerstage flyer for additional details. 

Now Hiring Life Skills Aide

Notice is hereby given that the Port Allegany School District is receiving applications for a 4.5 hour Life Skills Aide position, beginning March 12, 2019. The successful candidate must be highly qualified or willing to participate in training to become certified as highly qualified according to “No Child Left Behind.” Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following skills: 

  • Work on a daily basis with an individual student.
  • Establish and maintain rapport with students, parents, and staff.
  • Demonstrate confidentiality related to assignments and learners. 
  • Maintain professionalism and confidentiality at all time.
  • Perform additional duties assigned by supervisor to ensure the successful operations of the school district. 

Compensation, assignment, and fringe benefits will be in accordance with the Support Staff agreement. Persons interested in the position should send written application, resume, clearances, and background experience to Mr. Gary Buchsen, superintendent, by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019. E.O.E. 

In Need of Substitute Teachers and Paraprofessionals

Seneca Highlands IU9 is looking for substitute teachers and paraprofessionals to assist students with special needs. If you enjoy working with children, please let us know. We will provide you with a guided experience plus the skills and information necessary to work within the schools of your choosing. Please see our substitute teachers and paraprofessionals flyer for complete details.

2019-2020 District Calendar

The Port Allegany School District calendar for the 2019-2020 school year is now available. Please take a moment to view the calendar below.

Athletics Events

We are now using a Big Teams website to help you stay updated on all of our junior high and high school athletics events. We invite you to visit this new athletics site often to stay up to date on our team schedules.