News & Headlines

High School Blood Drive – April 22

Fox Chapel Area High School is hosting a community blood drive April 22, 2015. The blood drive will be held in the 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 free pajama pants. Additionally, the...

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Annual Senior Citizens' Luncheon – April 18

The Fox Chapel Area School District annual senior citizens' luncheon will be held Saturday, April 18, 2015. There will be two separate lunch settings, one at 11 a.m. and the second at 12 noon in the O'Hara Elementary School cafeteria. A high school chamber ensemble will play during the luncheon...

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High School Students Among Best in State Forensic Tournament

Four Fox Chapel Area High School students recently finished among the best at the Pennsylvania High School Speech League's (PHSSL) State Championship Tournament. Senior Frank Lou was named a second place winner in Commentary and senior Rishi Mirchandani won fifth place in the House of...

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Students Place First in German Day Competition

Two Fox Chapel Area High School students recently won first places in the 15th Annual German Day competition. Junior Kristopher Penner was named the first place winner in the fictional writing category and freshman Cassidy Carson-Love won first place in both the poetry and painting categories. The...

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Middle School Students Win First Place in Northeast Thinking Cap Quiz Bowl

A team of Dorseyville Middle School students recently won first place in the 2014-2015 7th Grade Northeast Thinking Cap Quiz Bowl. The first place team members were Abigail Alexander, Jackson Boychuk, Hanna Chen, Serena Fisher, Rajeev Godse, Evan Gu, Noah Hertzman, Shando Naini, Anzu...

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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.