2018-2019 Headlines & Features

  • 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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  • PR School Board Reorganizes

    The Pine-Richland School Board reorganized. Familiar faces were reappointed.

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  • Provide Input on Student Info & Financial System

    One of the key strategic initiatives for 2018 – 2019 is to evaluate a new Student Information System and Financial System. Home Access is an example of how the student information system is important to parents. We would like your feedback. If you have potential interest, please click on headline above for more information.

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  • District to Welcome New Administrators

    Pine-Richland School District is welcoming two new administrators to the team. On Monday, October 29, 2018, the board approved Mr. Sean Simmons as the district’s director of athletics and Mr. Jacob Minsinger as an assistant principal at the middle school.

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  • Join Us for Strategic Planning Town Hall #2

    You are invited to join us from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 29, 2018, or 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. on Friday, November 30, 2018, in the Pine-Richland High School Stadium Spirit Room, 704 Warrendale Rd., Gibsonia for our second Strategic Planning Town Hall Workshop in which we will focus on the short-term action steps under each long-term goal.

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  • Review an Update on Universal Screeners

    The STAR 360 universal screener was administered the first few weeks of school for all students in Kindergarten through 6th grade. STAR 360 is an assessment reflecting grade-level domain mastery down to the sub-skill level across reading and mathematics. The assessments are administered three times annually to all K-6 students.

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  • Join Us for Parent Workshop on Resiliency

    Do you need help understanding more about building resiliency and protective factors in your child? Parents and guardians are invited to join us on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the PRHS STEAM LGI as we team up with Dr. Paula McCommons, STAR-Center Outreach & Mental Health liaison for the Allegheny County Student Assistance Program.

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