News & Headlines

Elementary Accelerated Reading Program: Parent Information Session

As part of ongoing efforts, the Fox Chapel Area School District staff members continuously review and refine the curriculum in order to maintain the highest standards and the most rigorous programming. A committee of teachers has met to analyze the PA Core State Standards for English Language Arts and...

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SciGirls, We Need You

Fields like engineering, mathematics, and computer science are dominated by men. How do we as parents, caregivers, and educators encourage girls in STEM careers for the future? What are the keys to success? Join Jennifer Stancil, WQED's Executive Director of Educational Partnerships, as she talks...

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Students Win Awards in State Science Competition

Several Fox Chapel Area School District students recently won awards at the 81st Annual State Meeting of the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS). Fox Chapel Area first place state winners were seniors Sonia Appasamy, Gerry Chen, Rama Godse, and Emma Schwartzman; juniors Stephen Polcyn,...

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Students Win Awards at International Science & Engineering Fair

Three Fox Chapel Area High School students recently won awards at the 2015 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF). Sophomore Mihir Garimella received a Second Place Grand Award of $1,500 in the Robotics and Intelligent Machines category for his project entitled,...

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DMS Students Place First in State in TEAMS Competition

A team of Dorseyville Middle School students placed first in Pennsylvania in the 2015 Technology Student Association (TSA) Middle School TEAMS (Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science) competition. The Dorseyville team members were seventh graders Hanna Chen, Serena Fisher,...

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Feature Stories

PA Teacher of the Year

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"Music is a practice in critical thinking. It is constantly demanding. It's a joint effort all of the time."

Genius Hour

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Students were asked to choose something they felt passionate about, something they wanted to explore, as well as to be creative and take an idea and develop it into a project.

Backpacks for Hunger
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Students from two of the district’s elementary schools, who may have gone hungry otherwise, now have food on weekends, thanks to the efforts of the Kerr and Hartwood school communities.