News & Headlines

Sophomores Selected to Participate in HOBY Leadership Seminar

Two Fox Chapel Area High School sophomores have been selected to receive the distinguished Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) award. Courtney Kennedy and Ryan Setzenfand have been chosen to attend the Pennsylvania HOBY Leadership Seminar June 9-11, 2017. The three-day HOBY Seminar will be held...

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FCAHS "Sounds of the Season" Choral Concert

The Fox Chapel Area High School Choral Music Department will present its annual “Sounds of the Season” concert Wednesday, December 21, 2016. The concert will include performances by the Fox Chapel Area High School choral ensembles (the Concert Choir, Madrigal Singers, Vulpes Cantantes, the Men’s...

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Elementary Students to Participate in Capstone Experience

Fox Chapel Area School District fourth and fifth grade QUEST (gifted) students will be participating in an innovative inquiry “capstone experience” December 20, 2016. The capstone experience will take place at Kerr Elementary School from 12:30-1:45 p.m. There, the approximately 50 students will be...

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Student Semifinalist in Patriot Games Forensic Tournament

Fox Chapel Area High School senior Ellen Pil was a semifinalist (top 24) in Student Congress at the Patriot Games forensic tournament. The tournament was held December 3 & 4, 2016, at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. More than 3,300 students representing 113 schools and debate...

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Students Selected for PMEA District 1 Chorus

Twelve Fox Chapel Area High School students were selected to perform with the 2017 Pennsylvania Music Educator Association (PMEA) District 1 Chorus. The students chosen for the choir are: seniors Elizabeth Heidenreich, Carlie Platt, William Schwartzman, Philip Swigon, Thomas Swigon, and Paris...

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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