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Fox Chapel Area School District
611 Field Club Road / Pittsburgh, PA 15238 / 412.963.9600
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DMS Little Free Library

Dorseyville Middle School has its very own Little Free Library, student planned and created! Be sure to visit the Little Free Library right in front of DMS and borrow a book or leave a book. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!  

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Music Educator Visits Fox Chapel Area Elementary Schools

Nationally-known music educator and performer Jill Trinka, Ph.D., is visiting the Fox Chapel Area School District elementary schools this week. Dr. Trinka will be performing folksongs with folk instruments for elementary school students in kindergarten-grade five. Dr. Trinka visited Fairview and...

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HS Teacher Awarded Grant

Fox Chapel Area High School technology education teacher Ken Grimm has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Gene Haas Foundation. The foundation awards grants and scholarships to high schools, community colleges, and trade schools. The majority of Fox Chapel Area High School’s grant will be given as...

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DMS Band Wins First Place

The Dorseyville Middle School Honors Band recently earned first place at a Music in the Parks Festival. The band also earned a rating of “Superior” which is the highest rating possible and received the Best Overall Jr. High/Middle School Band award for obtaining the highest score in the...

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Cal U BotsIQ Scholarship

Fox Chapel Area High School senior Thomas Grandizio is this year’s recipient of the California University of Pennsylvania (CUP) BotsIQ Scholarship, which is renewable up to a total of $20,000 dollars over four years at CUP. Thomas intends to major in Mechatronics Engineering Technology and plans to...

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Feature Stories


Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Click here for a list of valuable resources.A

Additionally, a social media program for parents and guardians was held May 22, 2019. Below is a list of resources for parents related to the seminar.

The email list sign-up link for presenter Ryan Klingensmith from Touch the Sky: https://app.hatchbuck.com/OnlineForm/71245740613

Downloadable resources: http://www.shapethesky.org/downloadable-resources/

The pledge for youth to take: http://www.shapethesky.org/pledge/

Tech trained therapists: http://www.shapethesky.org/therapists/

The Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/shapethesky/?ref=bookmarks

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shapethesky/

2019-2020 Proposed Final Budget

Click below to download the presentation that was given to the Board at the May 6, 2019, meeting about the budget.

Click below to view the 2019-2020 Proposed Final Budget.

Medical & Emergency Care Card Information

(Now known as “Online Returning Student Form”)

It is school policy for parents/guardians to complete this information online through the PowerSchool Parent Portal account. This form should be updated at the beginning of each school year, and changes and corrections can be made at any time throughout the year. If you have any difficulty completing this form, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For middle and high school students only: The completion of the Online Returning Student Form is required for the nurse to administer acetaminophen, ibuprofen and Tums to be given for headache, pain, upset stomach, etc. Telephone, email, or text requests to administer these over-the-counter medications cannot be honored.

Special Education Plan Report

Please click below to view the district's special education plan report.

Summer STEAM Camps

The Fox Chapel Area School District will once again be offering its STEAM Summer Camps for rising first through ninth graders the week of June 17-21. These innovative and engaging camps incorporate Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics.

Click below to view a flyer with more information. Registration opens via Eventbrite on Tuesday, March 19th at 10 a.m. with limited capacity. Visit the registration link below with more details about this year’s camp sessions. We hope to see you there!

https://fcasdsteamcamp2019.eventbrite.com

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Download the flyer by clicking here:

District Staffing

Click below to view a presentation on district staffing given at the March 11, 2019, School Board regular business meeting.

2018-2019 Returning Student Form Completion

Update/confirm your contact information by clicking here!

Kindergarten Registration

Registration for children who will enter kindergarten in the fall of 2019 is scheduled in the Fox Chapel Area for February. All registration forms will be filled out online. Parents can go to http://register.fcasd.edu to begin the registration process.

Start Times for Students

The information on school start times has been moved to the section "PTO/District Info" under the main menu.

https://www.fcasd.edu/pto-district-info.html