News & Headlines

High School Blood Drive – October 25

Fox Chapel Area High School is holding a community blood drive October 25, 2016. The blood drive will be held in the high school’s large group instruction room from 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and all people 16 and older are encouraged to donate blood. Each donor will receive a free limited edition...

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DMS Art Teacher Chosen for Study Trip in Poland

Dorseyville Middle School art educator Nanci Goldberg was selected for and went on a special summer study seminar to Poland. The 76 teacher and student participants studied history where it happened as part of “Poland Personally – A Study Seminar to Poland.” Goldberg spent 10 days in Poland with...

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High School to Give Global Scholars Recognition

Fox Chapel Area High School students now have the opportunity to participate in a Global Scholars Program. The high school’s world languages department will be offering the program through the Pennsylvania State Modern Language Association (PSMLA) and the program will recognize students who...

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Author to Visit High School

Author Marja Mills will be visiting Fox Chapel Area High School September 30, 2016. Mills is an author known for her first book, “The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee,” which chronicles her friendship with the Lee sisters, including Harper Lee, the author of “To Kill a Mockingbird.”...

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New School Board Member Appointed

The Fox Chapel Area Board of School Directors has appointed former School Board member Robert Mauro to fulfill the unexpired term of Charles R. “Chip” Burke Jr. The Board appointed Mauro at a special meeting September 12, 2016. He will represent Region III of the school district that includes all of...

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Feature Stories

Summer Learning Academy
Project-based Learning @ DMS

Measuring the height of the greenhouseWritten by students, Hannah Song and Emma Wienand

Second Graders
Engage in Deep Learning

kerr pblSee project-based learning in action from second graders at Kerr and Fairview.

Childhood Cancer Survivor
National Contest Winner

Helen PauliniHelen Paulini Will be Mentored by Cancer Researcher

Orchestra Demonstrates
Musical Transcendence

miroHigh School Program Chosen for National Award by Miró Quartet