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    District & Booster News
     
    The Latest News on School Closure
    Continue to check the COVID-19 website for the latest communication and helpful resources.
     
    See our FAQs, which continues to be updated as information becomes available. See Class of 2020 Procedures.
     
    The last day for students is May 29, 2020. Celebrate PR Community Light Up Night. Details below.
     
    Review Math Resources
     
    Trash/Recycling Bid Opening 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.  Details...
    Celebrate the Last Week of School & our Final Spirit Week
     
    Add your photos to Facebook and Twitter with this hashtag #wearePRfamily.
     
    Celebrate Seniors Week!
     
    Monday, May 25
    Celebrate America - Red, White & Blue
     
    Tuesday, May 26
    Celebrate PR - #wearePRfamily for PRHS; wear gear from your school - green & white always works
     
    Wednesday, May 27 
    Celebrate No Finals and take a picture with your favorite children's book
     
    Thursday, May 28
    Celebrate Pittsburgh - Wear your Black & Gold 
     
    Friday, May 29
    Celebrate our Seniors - The Class of 2020!
    It's Light Up PR Night!
     
    Community Light Up Night & Parade
     
    Friday, May 29th will be light up Pine-Richland night. This is the last day of school for our seniors (and all other students). All community members and businesses will be asked to light up their homes and businesses with green and white lights in honor of our seniors. This will be a great night to drive around our community with your family.
     
    The Community Parade kicks off at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 29. See details and parade route.  
     
    Spring Sports Senior Recognition
     
    Our spring sports senior recognition will provide the community with a chance to “see” all of our spring senior athletes. Senior banners will be on display throughout the high school campus on the athletic fences during the week of May 18, 2020. Families are encouraged to take a slow ride through campus to see our senior banners on display. Please follow social distancing guidelines. See more including a map in the district's FAQs.
     
    Join Our Team!
     
    In lieu of PRHS Peer 2 Peer's Annual Color Run, the club voted to find a way to support Light of Life to help our local homeless population. Join our team, log your steps or physical activity, and raise funds. Follow these simple steps to get started.
    • Click here then select "Join the Team"
    • Sign up as an individual for free!
    • Add yourself to PRHS P2P Team and start logging your activity.
     
    PR Boys Soccer Team Raising Money to Help with Coronavirus Relief
     
    The Pine-Richland Boys Soccer Team is running an Online Bake Sale Auction, with all of the proceeds going to a to-be-named charity supporting COVID-19 Relief. This is the chance to get your favorite soccer player's famous cookies while supporting a great cause at the same time. The Auction will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 30, and will run until 8 p.m. on Sunday, May 31. For more information, visit this website or contact Michael Tamburri.
     
    Free & Reduced Meal Application
     
    As the COVID-19 closures impact each family in a different way, some families that have never been part of the Food Service Free and Reduced Meal Program may experience a need to apply. If your household is experiencing a loss in income or change in household, please feel free to apply at any time through the end of the school year. See more...
     
    PR Spring Blood Drive Update - Help Others & Raise Scholarship Dollars for Students!
     
    Due to COVID-19, Pine-Richland's Spring Blood Drive was cancelled. However, there is still an opportunity to donate blood, and now is a more important time than ever.
     
    The virus has caused nationwide blood shortages as blood drives have been cancelled everywhere. It remains critical for healthy, eligible Americans to donate blood. Vitalant has taken extreme steps to ensure the safety of donation and prevent the spread of infection. See Vitalant's FAQs.
     
    Many people are looking for ways to help their community during this difficult time. Fortunately, there are many donation centers in Allegheny County where people can safely donate using our PINE-RICHLAND GROUP CODE HS010058 to raise scholarship money for our students. Please schedule your appointment at Vitalant.org.
    Pine-Richland Opportunities Fund
    PROF Partners with North Hills Community Outreach
     
    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 Resources & Information
     
    PA Primary Election on June 2
     
    Consolidated Polling Locations can be found here. You can search via the Allegheny County Website to find the exact location to vote.
     
    Memorial Day Celebration
     
    This year's annual Memorial Day celebration at Richland Park will be held as a "drive-in; stay-in-car" ceremony. See how to honor Memorial Day with American Legion Richland Post 548.
     
    Need Help? Get Help. Want to Help? Show Support
     
    North Hills Community Outreach is currently open and actively working to assist those in our community who have been affected by COVID-19. If you or anyone you know needs assistance of any kind, please call 412-487-6316 or email HELP@NHCO.ORG. Please visit https://nhco.org/coronavirus-updates/ for updates to NHCO’s hours of operations, programs being offered, and ways to support your neighbors.
     
    Chatham University Offering Online Reading Program
     
    The Chatham University K-12 Reading Program has opened early, reduced rates, and converted all classes to a live online format, to help parents and schools maintain student education during these unusual times. Our live, teacher-led online classes are available now and throughout the summer for Pre-K through 12th grade students. See details...
     
    Filing Deadlines Extended to July 15
     
    As in years past, local EIT filing deadlines always aligned with the Federal and State filing deadlines. Accordingly, the new due date for 2019 Final Returns and 1st Quarter 2020 estimate payments is July 15, 2020. Read more...
     
    Pittsburgh Community Food Bank Distribution Locations
     
    If your family is in need of assistance during this time, please see the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank Locator to see where you may pick up needed food and supplies.
     
    Food Assistance Map & Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
     
    If your family is in need of assistance during this time, please see the Food Assistance Map & Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
     
    Scouting
     
    Support a Local Business and BSA Troop 150
     
    Please support BSA Troop 150 by ordering from the Gibsonia Buffalo Wild Wings using their curbside pick up or socially distant takeout. Say "Team A" or show the electronic flyer through June 30, 2020 for the troop to benefit.
     
    Community Youth Sports
     
    Pine-Richland Youth Football & Cheer 2020 Season Registration Open!
     
    Registration: The Pine-Richland Youth Football and Cheer registration for the Fall 2020 season is now open. This community youth Football and Cheer organization offers an opportunity for kids to learn and develop skills such as good sportsmanship and responsibility as well as build new friendships. Interested Football Players ages 7-12 and Cheerleaders grades 1-7 are welcome. Please visit their website today.
     
    Sponsorship Opportunities: The PRUYFaC Organization is excited for the upcoming season with new and returning families of Pine and Richland Townships, and they are seeking sponsors. Interested? View the Sponsorship letter. The deadline for sponsorship is Sunday, May 31. Thank you for your consideration. Questions? Contact Joe Carter. * PRUYFaC is not affiliated with the Pine-Richland School District.
     
    Community Events & Information
     
    Pine Community Center News
     
    Pine-Richland Youth Center
     
    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 Organizations
     
     
    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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