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Fox Chapel Area School District
611 Field Club Road / Pittsburgh, PA 15238 / 412.963.9600

Alert

Kerr Elementary students will be operating on a 2-HOUR DELAY tomorrow, Monday, January 21. This is a make-up day for Kerr only. There is no school for the rest of the district's students tomorrow. You may see an announcement that the Fox Chapel Area School District has a 2-hour delay tomorrow. Please know that this applies to Kerr students only.


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News & Headlines

Elementary Schools to Host Pre-K Story Times

All four elementary schools in the Fox Chapel Area School District are hosting their annual prekindergarten story times. The program is designed to prepare all prospective kindergarten students for starting school during the 2019-2020 school year (age five on or by September 1, 2019). The story...

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2019-2020 Kindergarten Registrations/Parent Orientations

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. Starting on February 4, parents can go to http://register.fcasd.edu to begin the registration process. Once the online forms are...

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Safe2Say Threat Reporting System Begins in PA

Educators, parents, students, and community members are now able to submit anonymous tips through Safe2Say Something, a new statewide youth violence prevention program and reporting system. We want parents and guardians to know that the Fox Chapel Area School District has a plan in place for the use...

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Students Place at NA Forensic Tournament

Three Fox Chapel Area High School students placed at the North Allegheny High School Forensic Tournament. The Public Forum Debate team of juniors Rajeev Godse and Sina Shaikh won second place. A sixth place award went to sophomore Suparna Agrawal in Extemporaneous Speaking. The North Allegheny High...

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HS Spring Musical – "Les Misérables School Edition"

The Fox Chapel Area High School 2019 spring musical, “Les Misérables School Edition,” will be performed March 14, 15, and 16 in the high school auditorium at 7 p.m., and March 17 in the auditorium at 2 p.m. Tickets are $13 each and all seats are reserved. Tickets go on sale February 4 and can be...

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Feature Stories

Pre-Kindergarten Enrollment Has Begun

Enrollment has begun for the district's new Pre-Kindergarten program that will start in the 2019-2020 school year! Click here to learn more.

DMS Schedule

School Board Presentation – January 7, 2019

Click below to see the presentation to the School Board on the enhanced schedule.

Parent Presentation – December 13, 2018

Site-Based Team Meeting

The DMS Site-Based Management Team met November 19 to review a proposed 2019-2020 student schedule. Below is a video on the presentation.

Video Update

A group of administrators, teachers, guidance counselors, and parents met November 1 as part of our thorough process to evaluate potential changes to the Dorseyville Middle School schedule.

Click the link to view an update on the process. https://youtu.be/gt4jrc5gWlc

Survey Results

Please click below to see the Hill Group DMS Schedule presentation for the October 8, 2018, School Board meeting.

Supplementary Material: Below is information from the DMS schedule stakeholder meeting.*

*Please note that this document was updated to include the scheduled DMS Site Team meeting to review the DMS schedule

Start Times for Students

As residents may be aware, the school district was asked to explore later start times for high school students.

Click below to download the presentation that district administrators made to School Board members as part of the Committee of the Whole meeting September 10, 2018.

Please click below to watch the School Board Committee of the Whole Meeting and the School Board meeting from September 10, 2018.

https://youtu.be/u4Eumb3-0OY

Click below to see an email blast pertaining to start times that was sent to all parents/guardians on September 5. 

The high school PTO shared some facts regarding healthy sleep for adolescents at its meeting on September 5. Click below to see these shared facts.

Below you will find the results of a study that was conducted in the spring of 2018 by an independent party related to the impact that a later start time would have on district busing.