2019-2020 Headlines & Features

  • 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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  • Accessing Campus Reminder

    Public access to school properties and facilities during school hours is prohibited. The challenge is balancing the use of facilities by the public while maintaining a safe and secure learning environment for our students and staff during the school day. The topic is most frequent at the secondary and Richland Elementary campuses due to the availability of facilities such as the tracks and tennis courts.

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  • View Video on How to Help Family Destress

    Pine-Richland hosted a parent workshop 6-8 p.m. on January 14, 2020, in the Pine-Richland High School Auditorium. Expert Joni Sturgill discussed the impact of stress on the brain and nervous system and offered evidence-based coping practices and the attention-building practices of mindfulness and deep breathing to an audience of more than 100. Participants learned how to apply these best practices within their own families. If you missed the workshop, you can view the video.

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  • Board Approves Senior Tax Rebate, Establishes Index, & Schedules Upcoming Board Meetings

    The Pine-Richland School Board approved a senior tax rebate program for the 2019 tax year. In addition, the board established that it will not raise local taxes at a rate to exceed the school district's Act 1 index of 2.6% for 2020-2021. Plus, review upcoming board meetings.

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  • Elementary Students Share Appreciation

    Elementary students help highlight board appreciation by presenting directors with butterflies of inspiration.

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  • PR to Host Kindergarten Registration

    Pine-Richland School District is hosting centralized kindergarten registration in March. Click on the headline to see schedule and which documents you need to bring. Dates are scheduled by school.

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