News & Announcements

EPASD Mask Guidelines -- Updated 12/1/21

Blackboard Message sent 12/1/21:

Dear Panther Families,

In our last communication concerning the mask mandate on November 19th, we communicated that as per our safety plan, masks would be optional starting December 6th; however, as of yesterday, November 30th, Pennsylvania schools must maintain masking orders until the PA Supreme Court hears oral arguments on Dec. 8. This latest ruling overturns a Commonwealth Court decision that lifted masking guidelines on Dec. 4.

Thus, face coverings are still required, and we will provide an update after December 8th.


Flexible Instruction Day Guidelines

The updated 2021-2022 Flexible Instruction Day (FID) guidelines were sent District-wide via Blackboard email. This document can also be viewed by clicking on this news story or by selecting Our District - Forms & Documents on the homepage.

Title I - Right to Know Letter

EPASD staff is fully committed to helping children develop the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in school and beyond. Federal Title I funds are used to assist our students in meeting PA Core Academic standards. Our 2021-22 Title 1 Right-To-Know letter, available in English and Spanish, lets you know about your right to request information about the qualifications of classroom staff working with your child as well as information about student assessments given during the school year.

FREE Meals for the 2021-2022 School Year

As a reminder to all parents & guardians from Dining Services -- we will be offering FREE breakfast & lunch for all students for the 2021-2022 school year!

Please note that additional a la carte items will be charged.

Panther Pack Information

To receive food through Panther Pack, families in need must receive free/reduced lunch through the district. Families in need can contact Panther Pack through Facebook, by calling 717-732-3601, or by emailing

For donations: Panther Pack is affiliated with the Education Foundation and donations can be made payable to them (EPEF) with Panther Pack in the designation.

Final Budget, Fiscal Year Beginning 7/1/21

On June 3, 2021, the East Pennsboro Board of School Directors adopted the budget for the fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2021. School directors and administrators worked together for several months to prepare a budget that maintains high-quality educational programs and facilities, yet does not place an unreasonable burden on taxpayers. As a result of their efforts, the $48.4 million budget calls for a real estate tax mill rate of 13.0691, or a 2.3% tax increase. The median assessed home in East Pennsboro Township is $176,000, which translates to a $40.46 annual tax increase for the median assessed homeowner.
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