2019-2020 Headlines & Features

  • PRESPA Hosts Virtual Food Drive

    The Pine-Richland Educational Support Professionals Association (PRESPA) is hosting a virtual food drive. Click on the headline for more details.

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  • Annual Survey Results Available

    On an annual basis, the Pine-Richland School District conducts a detailed survey for parents (all grades), staff (all workforce groups), and students (grades 3, 6, 8, and 12). The results of these surveys are used as a source of feedback, satisfaction, and engagement.

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  • Home Access to Close on June 30

    This is a reminder that Home Access will close on June 30, 2020. If you would like a copy of your child's electronic report card, please print a copy by 11:59 p.m. on June 30, 2020. The district will be transitioning to a new community portal in August of 2020. More details will be provided in early August.

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  • Board Approves 2020-21 Budget

    The Pine-Richland School Board approved the Final General Fund Budget for the 2020-2021 school year in accordance with board policy #604 Budget Adoption with total expenditures of $92,772,751 and total revenues of $92,421,756 with $350,995 of utilization of assigned fund balance, and to establish the following tax rates for the fiscal year 2020-2021. The budget maintains the current millage rate. Click on headline for more details and tax rates.

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  • Trash & Recycling Hauling Bid Meeting Scheduled

    The Trash/Recycling Bid opening for Pine-Richland School District will be held virtually. The opening is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on June 3, 2020. Click on the headline for details and documents.

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  • Annual Survey Results Available

    On an annual basis, the Pine-Richland School District conducts a detailed survey for parents (all grades), staff (all workforce groups), and students (grades 3, 6, 8, and 12). The results of these surveys are used as a source of feedback, satisfaction, and engagement.

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  • Home Access to Close on June 30

    This is a reminder that Home Access will close on June 30, 2020. If you would like a copy of your child's electronic report card, please print a copy by 11:59 p.m. on June 30, 2020. The district will be transitioning to a new community portal in August of 2020. More details will be provided in early August.

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  • Board Approves 2020-21 Budget

    The Pine-Richland School Board approved the Final General Fund Budget for the 2020-2021 school year in accordance with board policy #604 Budget Adoption with total expenditures of $92,772,751 and total revenues of $92,421,756 with $350,995 of utilization of assigned fund balance, and to establish the following tax rates for the fiscal year 2020-2021. The budget maintains the current millage rate. Click on headline for more details and tax rates.

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  • Trash & Recycling Hauling Bid Meeting Scheduled

    The Trash/Recycling Bid opening for Pine-Richland School District will be held virtually. The opening is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on June 3, 2020. Click on the headline for details and documents.

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  • Pick-Up Window & Procedures

    As promised, we developed a plan for each building which will ensure that personal belongings can be collected and library books can be dropped off at the school from May 20-22 and 26-27, 2020. (Chromebooks and textbooks should remain at home for students in K - 11 unless the student is permanently leaving the district.)

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  • Help Review Math Resources

    On Thursday, May 7, 2020 committee members met to conduct a final review of the vendor presentation evaluations, in-depth program review findings, and staff feedback. This comprehensive evaluation process guided the committees in making the final recommendations listed.

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  • Review Safety & Security Message

    The topic of safety and security is critical to the mission of PRSD. As a district, we take a comprehensive view of school safety with attention given to multiple areas (e.g., district culture, building security, personnel, law enforcement, mental health, technology, law, curriculum, reporting, communication, and general measures). That comprehensive view is most recently impacted by the public health concerns of a global pandemic connected to the highly contagious novel coronavirus. Our community has some of the highest numbers of confirmed cases and case rate in Allegheny County. Read more...

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  • Family & Consumer Science Department Helps Communities a Stitch at a Time

    The Pine-Richland Family and Consumer Science Department (FCS) is helping communities one stitch at a time by constructing cloth face masks and encouraging students to do the same. he FCS teachers want to encourage their students to be active and responsible community members by constructing cloth face masks for their families and for personal use.

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  • Join In on Spirit Week

    In support of our seniors and all of our students, the district is kicking off Spirit Weeks. Starting with the Week of April 27, show off your district spirit. Add your photos to Facebook and Twitter with this hashtag #wearePRfamily. Join In & Show Your PR Spirit!

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  • Details on Upcoming Student Surveys

    We believe strongly that all of our stakeholders including our students can provide important feedback about the quality of our educational programs. Two surveys are being prepared for students. They include the annual student technology survey and the annual student satisfaction survey.

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  • District Modifies 2020 Calendar

    Pine-Richland is modifying the 2019-2020 calendar. Please note that the last student day will be Friday, May 29, 2020. Click on the headline to review additional details about the modification.

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  • Board Approves Proposed Final General Fund Budget for 2020-2021

    The Board of School Directors of the Pine-Richland School District intends to adopt the Final General Fund Budget for the 2019-2020 school year at the meeting to be held on June 8, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. in the DeWitt Blank Board Room, 702 Warrendale Road, Gibsonia, PA 15044.

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  • Weather-Related Make-Up Day

    Given the winter-weather school cancellation on Feb. 7, 2020, we wanted to share some important school calendar information. As part of the 19 - 20 PRSD Academic Calendar, the district built in additional make-up days to provide flexibility in the event of a cancellation. As a result: March 23, 2020 - will shift from a holiday to a teacher in-service/clerical day. March 24, 2020 - will become a regular school day for all students and staff.

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  • PR Musical Postponed

    This communication is being sent to anyone who was planning to attend one of the upcoming Pine-Richland High School musical performances. All upcoming performances scheduled for March 13, 14, 20, and 21 are postponed. As we have shared in all previous communications, district administrators have been in constant contact with Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) doctors and scientists in establishing best practices and throughout the decision making process. In addition, we are referencing guidance information from the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention.

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  • Senior Citizen Musical Performance Cancelled

    The first performance of the Pine-Richland High School Musical The Addams Family was scheduled for this afternoon at 4:00 p.m. This is an annual event where we invite senior citizens from around the community to see and hear our talented students perform. As a result of the latest Allegheny Health Department update, along with concern for the health and safety of our senior citizens, families and students, we are cancelling the senior citizen performance that was scheduled for today, Thursday, March 12th at 4:00 p.m.

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  • Yearbook Update - Yearbooks To Be Available in August

    Yearbook delivery has been delayed until August.

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  • Virtual KinderCamp Available

    There are additional virtual resources for incoming kindergarten families. Take time to review before the start of school.

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  • Local Family Cooks Up Support During Difficult Times

    One local family is cooking up ways to help others. Sofya Stearns, the owner of Izabella’s Gourmet Chow, is raising money through her love of teaching kids to cook for the less fortunate.

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  • Join In & Show Your PR Spirit

    In support of our seniors and all of our students, the district is kicking off Spirit Weeks. Starting with the Week of April 27, show off your district spirit. Add your photos to Facebook and Twitter with this hashtag #wearePRfamily. See daily themes.

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  • 3rd Grade Parents - See How You Can Be Involved at Eden Hall for the 2020-2021 School Year

    See EH PTO open committee chair positions and how to volunteer.

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  • See People Helping People Update

    See the details about the People Helping People and Grade-Level representatives.

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  • Update from Principal

    At the beginning of the school year, I posed this question to our teachers and students “Where will your shoes travel this year?” This theme continued to emphasize the value in considering others’ perspectives when teaching and learning within our classroom schedules. I didn’t realize how I was preparing our students to consider that their shoes would need to change as families faced a new path in our Pine-Richland journey.

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  • See Weekly Specials Lessons

    The Wexford Special Area Teachers and Mrs. Papas would like you to include your Special Area Learning Goals and Activities in your weekly routines! Please visit each area once a week for updated learning opportunities. If you have any questions, send an email to the Special Area Teacher for assistance.

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  • Thank You for Your Support of the Giant Eagle Gift Card Sale!

    See the tops sellers and classroom winner!

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  • You're Invited to Join the Wexford Book Club

    The Wexford Book Club is an opportunity to honor a person or special event, celebrate important occasions, and give the gift of reading to Wexford students. See program details and how you can join!

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  • Read-Aloud-Day Takes Center Stage

    Second-grade teachers and students at Wexford Elementary School and Hance Elementary School hosted World Read Aloud Day on February 5, 2020.

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  • Math & Magic Equals Fun at Wexford

    Math leaped from the textbook and into an assembly on February 19, 2020, at Wexford Elementary School.

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  • Motivational Speaker Provides Dazzling Message about Being the Kind Kid at Wexford Elementary

    Dazzling feats of impossibility highlight assembly on something that is possible - being the kind kid! Students at Wexford Elementary were treated to a motivational session on doing the right thing and being kind to others through a dazzling presentation of tricky basketball moves.

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  • Donate to the Wexford Staff Lounge

    See how you can show appreciation to our staff!

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  • Wexford Lost & Found

    The Wexford Lost & Found is overflowing! We have many of your jackets and clothing. The PTO has taken pictures of items and created a webpage for parents to view. Click on this article's title to view the Lost & Found page for items your child may be missing.

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  • Yearbook On Sale Now

    Orders are due by March 16, 2020. See details and order online.

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  • Review 2nd Quarter Message

    Our theme this year kicked off with the question asking students where has their shoes taken them over the summer. Students were engaged in sharing stories. This connection to one of the 10 themes in our social studies curriculum created enthusiasm and a diverse way of looking at each other's experiences through a new perspective. Read this and more from the principal.

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  • Wexford Raises Record Amount

    More than 2,140 families were able to enjoy a Thanksgiving Day meal thanks to the efforts of Wexford Elementary School and PNC Bank. PTO members, parents, administrators, teachers/staff, students and community members helped raise $21,440.40, at Wexford Elementary. PNC Bank matched the funds and contributed $21,440.40 to raise a whopping $42,880.80 for the KDKA Turkey Fund this year.

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  • Wexford R.O.C.K.S.!

    Thank you to everyone who participated. See the details about how students and families spread kindness.

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  • Players Share Love of Reading

    Pine-Richland High School Football players visited all three elementary schools on Friday, October 4, 2019. They spent the afternoon reading to students, passing out t-shirts and autographs.

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  • Principal to Serve on National Library Collaborative

    The American Association of Librarians (AASL) has selected Principal Kelly Gustafson as a lead administrator to serve on its AASL School Leader Collaborative. The “AASL School Leader Collaborative: Administrators & School Librarians Transforming Teaching and Learning” is a two-year initiative that aims to strengthen AASL’s collaboration with school administrators.

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  • Review Car Rider Procedure

    While we encourage all children to use the school bus transportation on a regular basis, we wanted to share Wexford Elementary School’s updated car rider dismissal procedure.

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  • Review Back-to-School Message

    Pine-Richland staff members are celebrating the opening of the 2019-2020 school year at Wexford Elementary School with enthusiastic greetings and messages for our incoming elementary students. Each classroom community will be on the RAMS Way path filled with learning new routines and participating in opportunities to build friendships and mindful practices. The first week of school kicks off our RAMS Way, school-wide positive behavior support for students in all grades.

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  • Wexford PTO Launches New Website

    NEW! This new PTO website will include an online Student Directory. See how to sign up today and enter your child's information for the Student Directory on our secure website!

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