The West Shore School District will start the 2020-2021 school year on Tuesday, August 25, with Distance Learning 2.0 and to transition to in person instruction through three phases.  Click here to learn more.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get a copy of my diploma and/or transcript?
We have partnered with Parchment, Inc. to offer a paperless way to send official transcripts. Visit our Alumni page under the Community tab for more information. Please note, this is the only way to obtain a transcript. The high schools are not able to send you a copy.  Additionally, we are unable to reprint diplomas or provide copies.

How do I register my child?  Where do I register for kindergarten? I am moving and need to update my address? 
Visit our Registration page to complete our online student registration process or contact the District Registrar for assistance if you are moving. 
What is the first day of school for 2020-2021?
The first day of school for the 2020-2021 school year is Tuesday, August 25, 2020.  Click here for more information about next year's calendar. 

How do I request a Transportation Exception?
Visit our Transportation page to complete a Transportation Exception Request. Please note, exceptions must be resubmitted each school year.

Where can I find help with PowerSchool?
During our school closure, if you are having problems with PowerSchool (including needing an account, login, and/or password), please complete the form below and be sure to include your student name(s).
My child will be absent today, can I use the form?
The contact form below should not be used for absence notes or to report a student absence. To report an absence, please call the appropriate phone number. Those numbers can be found on the right, or for mobile users below the form. 
How can I get a working permit for my child during the school closure?
We are able to offer working permits electronically. Please email or call the appropriate person below for assistance. 
  • Cedar Cliff High School students:
    Mrs. Tara Lingle, Assistant Principal
    [email protected]

  • Red Land High School students:
    Mrs. Sandy Auxer, Guidance
    [email protected]

  • Students who attend a private school, cyber school, charter school, or who are in a home education program:
    Mrs. Tena Wolfe, Pupil Services
    [email protected]

Staff Directory

Do you have a question or comment for a specific teacher or staff member? Please consider using the directory below to contact them directly.

Send Us A Message

The form below may be used for general questions, concerns, and feedback. If you are reporting a safety issue or concern, please use the Safe2Say Something reporting system or our S.O.S. Hotline.
This form should not be used for absence notes or to report a student absence.  Following an absence, please send a signed note to the school. To report an absence, please call the appropriate phone number. Those numbers can be found on the right, or for mobile users below the form. 

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Do you have a school specific question or comment? Please use the links below to send a message directly to building administration. 
Cedar Cliff High School
Mr. Josh Curtis, Assistant Principal 
Mr. Tyler Gensler, Assistant Principal 
Mrs. Tara Lingle, Assistant Principal 
Mr. John Kosydar, Athletic Director
School:  717-737-8654
Absence Calls: 717-920-0322

Red Land High School
Mrs. Melissa Herbert, Principal
Mrs. Shelly McGowan, Assistant Principal
Mrs. Jennifer Post, Assistant Principal
Ms. Jen Taylor, Assistant Principal
Mr. Daniel Hagerman, Athletic Director 
School: 717-938-6561
Absence Calls: 717-938-6564 between the hours of 3:30 p.m. and 8:00 a.m.

Allen Middle School
Mr. Brian Granger, Principal
Ms. Lyndsey Mulholland, Assistant Principal
School & Absence Calls:  717-901-9552

Crossroads Middle School
Mr. Christopher Konieczny, Principal
Mrs. Tracy Dominick, Assistant Principal
School:  717-932-1295
Absence Calls: 717-938-3599
Nurse: 717-938-8852

New Cumberland Middle School
Mr. Christian D'Annibale, Principal
Mrs. Marjorie Miller, Assistant Principal
School & Absence Calls:  717-774-0162
Fairview Elementary School
School:  717-774-2970
Absence Calls: 717-901-9917

Fishing Creek Elementary School
Mrs. Lisa Crum, Principal
School:  717-938-6565
Absence Calls: 717-938-6567 from 4 p.m. to 8 a.m.

Highland Elementary School
School:  717-901-9860
Absence Calls: 717-901-9715 from 4 p.m. until 9 a.m.

Hillside Elementary School
Mrs. Julie Dougherty, Principal
Mr. Kenneth Bricker, Assistant Principal 
School & Absence Calls:  717-774-1321

Lower Allen Elementary School
Mrs. Amanda Lerew, Principal
School & Absence Calls:  717-761-8415

Newberry Elementary School
Mr. Travis Peck, Principal
School:  717-938-2111
Absence Calls: 717-938-9777

Red Mill Elementary School
Mr. Ryan Deveney, Principal
Mr. Matthew Wensel, Assistant Principal 
School:  717-938-3778
Absence Calls: 717-938-3795

Rossmoyne Elementary School  
Mrs. Amanda Lerew, Principal
School & Absence Calls:  717-697-8578

Washington Heights Elementary School
Mrs. Michele Trevino, Principal
Mrs. Melinda Vazquez, Assistant Principal 
School & Absence Calls:  717-761-8040
Cumberland Perry Area Vocational Technical School (CPAVTS) 
School Phone: 717-697-0354
[email protected] 
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