News & Headlines

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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2017 National Merit Semifinalists/Commended Students

Fourteen Fox Chapel Area High School seniors have been designated as National Merit Semifinalists and 18 have been named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program conducted by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). The Semifinalists from Fox Chapel Area High...

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Fox Chapel Area Adult Education Fall 2016 Classes & Swim Offerings

Registration is open for Fox Chapel Area Adult Education (FCAAE) Fall 2016 classes. The community is invited to enjoy the new 8-lane high school pool during weekend Family Swim and Adult Lap Swim times (starting the weekend of 9/17-9/18) as well as on Tuesday and Thursday evenings by joining Aqua...

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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