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Chambersburg Area School District

School news from the borough of Chambersburg, the townships of Hamilton, Greene, Lurgan, and Letterkenny, and a portion of Guilford Township.

CASD Hires New Head Coach for Trojan Girls Varsity Basketball

The Chambersburg Area School District (CASD) school board approved the hiring of a new head varsity coach for the LadyTrojans basketball program Wednesday night.

CASHS Juniors Get Lenfest Scholarships

Five CASHS students will get four-year college scholarships from Lenfest Scholars Foundation.

CASHS JROTC Cadet Appointed to Merchant Marine Academy

Navy Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) Cadet Spencer Rajtik has accepted appointment to the Merchant Marine Academy at King's Point, New York.

IB Students Hold Translation Workshop

The CASHS International Baccalaureate (IB) year one language classes planned and implemented their first annual translation workshop, which kicked off last month.

CASD Tightens Policy After Releasing Wrong Student

A Stevens Elementary School student was sent home Wednesday with the wrong person, prompting local district officials to tighten pick up policies when children need to leave school early.

CMS Environmentalists: Keeping the JIG Clean

It was a typical spring day last weekend when almost a dozen Chambersburg Area Career Magnet School students stepped into the frigid waters of the Conococheague Creek not far from their school.

CVSM: Introducing the ‘Encore Musicians’

You could call them "oldies but goodies" but you probably better not. Unless you are referring to some of their musical selections of course. They are the "Encore musicians" -- bands, choruses and barbershop quartets whose members are all over 50 years old.

New Safe2Say program warned of CASHS threat

A new program designed to warn Pennsylvania schools of potential threats triggered the shutdown of two local high schools this morning.

Don’t miss CAMS South’s ‘Seussical Jr’

Don't miss CAMS South drama club's presentation of Seussical Jr. this weekend in the school auditorium at 1151 E. McKinley St.

Betts Hired to Head CASD

Dr. Dion E. Betts has been hired by the local school board as Chambersburg Area School District’s next superintendent. His new five-year contract runs from July 1 this year through June 30, 2024.

Chambersburg Area School District

The Chambersburg Area School District covers 250 square miles in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, near the center of the Cumberland Valley. More than 61,000 people live in the district, which is composed of the Borough of Chambersburg, Greene, Hamilton, Letterkenny, and Lurgan townships, and most of Guilford Township.
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