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    District & Booster News
     
    PR Athletic Hall of Fame Nominations Are Now Being Accepted
     
    For information on nominating an athlete, coach or contributor, please visit the nomination page. For more information on the PR Hall of Fame committee, bylaws, previous inductees, and timeline, visit PR Athletic Hall of Fame.
     
    Girls Soccer Boosters Hosting Fundraiser
     
    PR Girls Soccer is hosting a Goodwill Donation Drive at the Gibsonia Goodwill (NE corner of Rte 8 and 910) on January 27, 2020 from 4-7 p.m. Simply drop off donations at Goodwill in the drive-thru donation line between 4-7 pm on January 27. Stay in your warm car while PRGS players unload for you! Goodwill is paying our team 10¢/pound of donated goods to run this drive. See flyer for additional information.
     
    Be the Giving Type at the PRHS Blood Drive
     
    PRHS' next blood drive is scheduled for January 29 from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Donating blood is one of the easiest ways to give back to your community. If you have never donated before, please consider trying as blood donors are urgently needed! Be the Giving Type and Donate on January 29! See details and sign up online!
     
    PRMS Musical Tickets On Sale Now
     
    Pine-Richland Middle School is proud to present "Seussical Jr". Performances will be held at 7 p.m. on January 30, 31, and February 1, 2020. Tickets will be on sale through noon on January 30. It is recommended to use a computer rather than a cell phone or a tablet to purchase tickets in order to be able to choose your own seats. Order online here
     
    Preschool Program Accepting Applications
     
    PRHS Child Development Preschool has openings for the spring session of the Preschool which will begin on February 4, 2020.  See details...
     
    PRHS Musical Boosters Accepting Playbill Ads
     
    PRHS will be presenting six performances of the comedy, The Addams Family. The production will open Thurs., Mar. 12, 2020 with a complimentary senior citizens show followed by performances running until Sat., Mar. 21, 2020. The musical boosters’ ads committee is inviting community businesses to advertise in the show’s playbill. Additionally, the committee is accepting personal ads to honor musical participants. If you are interested in placing an ad in this year’s playbill, please download this form and submit by February 7. Questions? Contact Beth Ahearn
     
    Hack the Ram 2020!
     
    Hack the Ram is a 24-hour invention marathon that will take place on Friday, January 31, from 4-8 p.m. and Saturday, February 1, from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. at Pine-Richland High School. 
     
    Participants with any level of programming or hardware experience are invited to collaborate to create a technology project from scratch. The event is open to all 7th-12th graders in the Pittsburgh area. Hack the Ram is completely free for participants and will include dinner on Friday and lunch on Saturday provided by our sponsors, as well as snacks and drinks. To learn more about the event or register your child as a participant or yourself as a volunteer, visit www.hacktheram.com.
     
    Boys Soccer Boosters Hosting Fundraiser
     
    Clean out your holiday clutter, and support the Boys Soccer Team with a fundraiser at Goodwill in Richland Township. On Monday, February 17, the boys team will be ready to unload your donation items from 4-7 p.m. A list of accepted items can be found here.
     
    Stadium Closed for Lighting Project
     
    Pine-Richland School District will be closing the Pine-Richland High School Stadium track to install a new lighting system from Jan. 6 through Feb. 16, 2020. During the installation, the PRHS Spirit Room, stadium lobby and weight room will remain open. The track will reopen on Feb. 17, 2020. Read more...
     
    Wexford PTO Seeking Donations & Sponsors for Spring Fling Event
     
    The Wexford Elementary PTO Spring Fling will be held on Friday, April 24, from 5:30-8:00 at Wexford Elementary! They are seeking raffle prize donations as well as sponsorships for this event. Interested in donating a raffle prize? Please contact Courtney Hermeling. Know a business owner who would be interested in becoming a sponsor for our event? Please contact Julie Stewart.
     
    Foundation Supports PRSD
    Pine-Richland Opportunities Fund
    The Pine-Richland Opportunities Fund (PROF) is a non-profit educational foundation committed to enriching and investing in the experiences of the Pine-Richland student community through staff grants, student scholarships and community partnerships. 
     
     
    Community Youth Sports
     
    Brad Mar Pine Spring 2020 Baseball & Softball Registration
     
    Registration is now open for Brad Mar Pine’s Spring 2020 Baseball and Softball season! BMP is one of the oldest and largest community leagues in the area and prides itself on skill development, building relationships, and instilling good values in its players. BMP is currently building the new "Neil Walker Field" to accommodate its expanding league and would love your ball players to join! Register at their website.
     
    Pine-Richland Baseball Softball Association Registration & Sponsorship Opportunities
     
    Registration: The Pine-Richland Baseball and Softball Association registration for the 2020 season is now open. This community youth baseball and softball league offers an opportunity for kids to learn and develop skills such as good sportsmanship and responsibility as well as build new friendships and lasting memories. Please register online today. We look forward to seeing you out on the fields!
     
    Sponsorship Opportunities: The PRBSA is excited for what they have in store this year to offer the families in the Pine and Richland Townships, and they are seeking sponsors. See the sponsorship letter for you to review and share with friends, family members and local businesses who wish to support PRBSA. The deadline for sponsorship is Saturday, March 7, 2020. Thank you for your consideration. Questions? Contact Rob Ruby.
    * PRBSA is not affiliated with the Pine-Richland School District.
     
    Backyard Flag Football Spring Registration Open
     
    Backyard coed flag football games will be played on Sunday's only in the North Hills. The tentative start date is Sunday, April 26, through Sunday, June 7 (regular season). No games played May 24. The regular season will consist of six games with all teams participating in the playoffs. Playoffs will be single elimination and played on June 14. The league will consist of three age groups: 1) 4-8 years; 2) 9-12 years and 3) 13-17 years. Cost is $100 per player and includes games plus playoffs, game jerseys, player of the week awards, and end-of-season trophies. Visit their website to register.
     
    Community Events & Information
     
    PR Community Calendar
     
    The PR Community Calendar lists events for non-profit organizations. Please note that some events may require registration and that some offer opportunities for you to get involved!
     
    Pine Community Center News
     
    Pine-Richland Youth Center
     
     
    Pitt Cyber Hosting Coding Carnival
     
     
    Drive2Life Contest
     
    • Open to grades 6-12. Deadline is February 4 - see details
     
    Summer Camps!
     
    We are beginning to receive information for summer camps available in our community. Please click here for the summer camp page. This page will continue to be updated as information is received.
     
    If your organization has a summer camp to publish, please follow the guidelines below:
    • If you are a PR non-athletic Booster organization or non-profit, non-athletic organization, please email prnewsletters@pinerichland.org. Include the link to the summer camp details on your website.
    • If you are a PR Athletic Booster organization or a community non-profit athletic organization, please submit your athletic camp to PR's athletic department for approval and posting to the athletic summer camp section.
     
    Community Resources & Organizations
     
     
    Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Children's Theater & EQT Bridge Theater 2019-2020 Season Details and Tickets Available
     
     
    Moms in Prayer International: Contact raynasntg@aol.com
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    We are happy to include information from non-profit organizations. We do not publish information for for-profit businesses. Do you have something for PR Happenings or the Community Calendar? Submit your information by 8 a.m. on Wednesdays (during the school year) to prnewsletters@pinerichland.org. See additional details for submitting information for publication.
     
    This publication is provided by the Pine-Richland School district as a service to our families. The information and links provided may not be affiliated with or endorsed by the Pine-Richland School District.
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