2018-2019 Headlines & Features

  • Board Approves 2019-20 Budget

    The Pine-Richland School Board approved the final general fund budget for the 2019-2020 school year in accordance with PR School Board Policy #604 Budget Adoption with total expenditures of $91,457,895 and total revenues of $91,457,895 with no utilization of assigned fund balance, no change to any of the current assessment rates, and to establish tax rates in accordance with PR Board Policy #605 Tax Levy for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.

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  • PR Recognizes Retirees

    Pine-Richland School District honored six staff members who are retiring at the end of this year. This year’s retiree reception was hosted through Sodexo Food Service in conjunction with 2019 Sodexo Future Chef Challenge winner Tessa Lutz, who shared her Apple Taco Tastic dish.

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  • Learn More about In-Depth Program Reviews

    Teams of teachers and administrators presented on Monday, April 29, 2019, an overview of the in-depth program review process along with the recommendations that were identified from the year-long study of the gifted and/or highly achieving program and the social studies department.

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  • Student Surveys to Be Administered

    We believe strongly that all of our stakeholders including our students can provide important feedback about the quality of our educational programs. To capture student input, the district developed an annual student satisfaction survey two years ago to share for students in Grades 3, 6, 8 and 12 the weeks of May 14 and May 20, 2019. We will also be administering the annual technology survey to grades 3-12 during the window of May 6-24, 2019.

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  • Help Review Math, Science & Health Resources

    Core and expanded team members from each committee met to conduct a final review of the vendor presentation evaluations, in-depth program review findings, community/student input, & staff feedback.This process guided the committees in final recommendations. The resources, along with feedback forms, will be on display for families, students & community members for review through May 8, 2019.

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  • Review PSSA & Keystone Testing Dates & Resources

    In preparation of upcoming assessments, we wanted to provide you with some information on testing windows and resources.

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  • Review 2019-2020 Academic Calendar

    The Pine-Richland School Board approved the 2019-2020 Academic calendar at the regular school board meeting on November 12, 2018.

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  • Join Us for Food Advisory & Wellness Committee

    Join us as Pine-Richland School District hosts the fourth Food Service Advisory & Wellness Committee meeting for the 2018-2019 School Year from 8-9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. An evening session will be held from 6-7 p.m. for those who cannot attend the morning session.

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  • Be A Resource Reviewer

    Parents, students, and community members have the opportunity to review and provide input on identified resources for math, science & health resources starting March 5, 2019. The feedback from the community, students, and departments will be used to support final recommendations. Final recommendations will then be on display this spring for an additional review.

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  • Students Develop Innovative Applications

    PRHS students organized and led a successful hackathon called “Hack the Ram.” Seniors Arjan Guglan, Lauren Juncal, and Justin Waltrip, and junior Daniel Krill developed, organized and launched PR’s first-ever hackathon on Feb. 9, 2019.

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  • PR Schedules Kindergarten Registration

    Pine-Richland is hosting kindergarten registration in March. Please click on the headline above to review registration dates and which documents should be completed and brought to the registration session.

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  • Last Day for Kindergarten Scheduled for June 5

    Due to the cancellation of school on Friday, November 16, 2018, our current kindergarten students will need to attend school on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Previously, the last day of school was listed as Tuesday, June 4, 2019.

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  • Join Us for Strategic Planning Town Hall #3

    Join us for another strategic planning session. The district is hosting town hall #3. Join us on February 5, 2019 (New Date) at 10 a.m. or 6:30 p.m.

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  • Students & Staff Get Into Holiday Spirit

    Students and staff are getting into the holiday spirit around Pine-Richland School District as they head into winter break.

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  • District Provides School Safety Message

    Over the past few years, we have been sharing with you some details of a variety of improvements that Pine-Richland School District has been making to further strengthen safety and security on our campuses. Read more about safety.

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Secondary News

2018-19 Headlines & Features

  • PR Dance Team Receives Highest Honors

    The Pine-Richland High School Dance Team competed at the Universal Dance Association (UDA) Home Technique Summer Camp and won many awards.

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  • Alum Selected for Research Internships

    Three Pine-Richland alumni were selected for a summer research internship program at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

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  • Teacher Leads Study Group in China

    Pine-Richland High School Teacher Matthew Roberts co-led a group on a three week trip to China.

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  • AFJROTC Travels to Cambodia

    The Pine-Richland High School AFJROTC traveled to Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand.

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  • HS to Open Parking Permit Process

    We are preparing to begin the parking permit application process for the 2019-2020 school year. Pine-Richland High School students will receive an email to their Pine-Richland email account containing a link to the application form. All applications must be completed using the online form and can be completed from any device that has internet access. Seniors will be able to access the Parking Permit application beginning 12:00 A.M. on Monday, July 22, 2019. Juniors will be able to access the Parking Permit application beginning 12:00 A.M. on Monday, July 29, 2019.

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2018-19 Sports Headlines

  • Committee Announces First-Ever Class of Inductees

    The Pine-Richland Athletic Hall of Fame Committee is announcing the first-ever Athletic Hall of Fame class of inductees. Approved in March of 2019, the Pine-Richland Athletic Hall of Fame honors and recognizes those associated with Pine-Richland athletics who have experienced significant accomplishments in their chosen sport or sports.

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  • Senior Tennis Player Commits to Lafayette

    Senior Alyssa Sarver of Pine-Richland High School signed to play tennis at Lafayette College. (June 10, 2019)

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  • Register for Fall Sports

    Pine-Richland School District is accepting fall sports registrations. The process is now online. Families grades 7-12 can upload documents to the site for each child. Within the site is your physical packet, which contains all of the necessary documents.

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  • Baseball Team Rolls Forward in PIAAs

    The Pine-Richland High School Varsity Baseball Team is rolling forward in the PIAA Playoffs. The team beat Manheim on June 3, 2019, 7-1, at Greater Latrobe. The team will take on North Allegheny on June 6, 2019, at 4 p.m. at the LaRoche College Baierl Athletic Complex, 9000 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237. in the PIAA quarterfinals. Please note this is a new time and location. Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for students (grades K-12).

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  • Vote for PR Baseball Player

    Pine-Richland lands at No. 9 in latest Super 25 Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Baseball Rankings, and PRHS Baseball Player Matt Wood is being nominated to the Super 25 Top Star nomination for week 12. Vote for him by clicking on the headline links.

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