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District Wins Awards in National Publications Contest

Three Fox Chapel Area School District publications received national awards in the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) 2015 Publications and Electronic Media Contest. The district received Awards of Merit for the spring 2014, summer 2014, and winter 2014 "IN Fox Chapel Area...

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High School Sponsors Preschool

The Family and Consumer Sciences Department at Fox Chapel Area High School will sponsor a preschool program for children this fall (September 14-December 17, 2015). The preschool will operate two sessions each day (the first from 9:40-10:50 a.m. and the second from 1:05-2:15 p.m.), four days a...

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High School Sponsors Summer Seminar for Incoming Freshmen

For the third year, Fox Chapel Area High School is offering the Freshmen Summer Seminar. Each 2015 summer seminar session runs for four-days and is taught by Fox Chapel Area High School staff members. The sessions focus on executive functioning skills and are designed to help incoming freshmen...

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All About Sports Company Not Affiliated with FCASD

It has been reported to the district that a company called "All About Sports Company" is asking businesses to consider "sponsorship for Fox Chapel High School sports activities..." This company is stating that they are putting together a 2015 sports poster for the football season and they are...

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Rotary Presents Check for Backpacks for Hunger Program

The Rotary Club of Fox Chapel Area announced cash awards this week totaling more than $25,000 to 10 local charities and three international organizations the local Rotary supports. The major grant of $11,000 was presented Monday to the Backpacks for Hunger program that serves some 70 children in...

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Feature Stories

HS Arts:
Program of Distinction

IMG 0422This award is especially significant as Fox Chapel Area High School is the first school – nationally and internationally – to receive this honor.

Story Time: Introduction to Kindergarten

IMG 0056The purpose of the program is to help young children and their parents to feel more comfortable with the upcoming transition to kindergarten.

DMS Summer Science Academy

IMG 0776"We have rotated three topics: researching optical systems, exploring the nature of light, and discovering electrical systems."

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Community Talk: Anaphylaxis and Food Allergy

Anaphylaxis and Food Allergy:
Getting Ready for the New School Year
August 5, 2015, 6-8 p.m.
Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion


This free Community Doc Talk is presented by the Allegheny Health Network. Dr. Allison Freeman, MD, a board-certified allergist, will review the symptoms and treatment of anaphylaxis, how to develop an anaphylaxis plan and avoid triggers. A panel of experts will review how to complete a health care plan at schools. There will be a Q & A discussion after the presentation. Please see flyer for more details and to RSVP. Space is limited.

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Notice of Destruction of Special Education Records

The Fox Chapel Area School District is in the process of destroying special educational records no longer considered educationally relevant. If you graduated or would have graduated from Fox Chapel Area School District in 2005, you have a right to copies of these special education records. If you wish to obtain a copy, please submit a written request to the following address before July 24, 2015: Fox Chapel Area School District, Pupil Services Office, 611 Field Club Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15238. The District will purge these records starting August 3, 2015.