Katie Green, Author at PineCreek Journal

Author: Katie Green


Pine-Richland senior athletes commit to colleges
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November 20, 2019
Student athletes participated in National Signing Day on Nov. 13, at Pine-Richland High Schools. Here is a profile on each senior who signed or committed to universities and colleges so far this year.  Additional signing days will be held on Feb. 5, 2020, and April 15, 2020. Student athletes planning to sign a letter to […]

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A.W. Beattie to host 130 vendors at Holiday Craft Show
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November 15, 2019
A.W. Beattie will host its fourth annual Holiday Craft/Vendor Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the career center, which is located at 9600 Babcock Blvd. Admission is free to get a head start on holiday shopping with 130 vendors in attendance and thousands of handmade items available for purchase. Food trucks will be […]

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Veterans share insightful stories with students
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November 14, 2019
Eden Hall Upper Elementary School honored veterans on November 11, 2019. Staff, students, and parents invited veterans to speak about their experiences under the direction of Counselor Brad-Leigh Coker and EHUE PTO Representative Yvonne Balouris. Some of the speakers included Veteran Rob Wilig, who spoke about his service of 21 years in the army. He […]

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Save a lot of Axolotls
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September 30, 2019
Future exotic vet shares insight on case ABBY LANE Contributing writer “Save the axolotls! Save the axolotls! Save the axolotls!” animal enthusiast Lilly Grace Maynard states. She found out about these creatures through research in her own backyard. Lilly Grace Maynard loves all animals, but she has a special place in her heart for the […]

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How to keep yourself safe
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September 30, 2019
Police Officers urge Residents to Carry New Safety device   ABBY LANE  Contributing writer   Are you even safe anymore when walking the streets of Pittsburgh or your own neighborhood? There is always someone watching. Police are now urging residents in all areas to carry a “High 130dB Safety Alarm.” The whistle, when pulled, can attract […]

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PRHS Marching Band Hosts Spectacular AV Band Festival
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September 25, 2019
Pine-Richland High School hosted the 35th Annual Allegheny Valley Marching Band Festival on September 18, 2019, at the PRHS Stadium.  The spectacular festival featured bands from Avonworth, Northgate, Riverview, Fox Chapel, Hampton, Shaler, North Hills, and North Allegheny along with the Pine-Richland High School Marching Band. Each band showcased its own personality on the field.  Some […]

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Pine-Richland alum Tyler Viljaste awarded Pearce Law Firm Aspiring Pennsylvania Attorneys Scholarship
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September 14, 2019
The Pearce Law Firm, P.C. awarded Tyler Viljaste of Gibsonia, Pennsylvania the law firm’s 2018 Pearce Law Firm Aspiring Pennsylvania Attorneys Scholarship.  Tyler graduated in 2018 from Pine-Richland High School with and over 4.5 GPA and near the top of his class.  While at Pine-Richland High School, Tyler excelled at Forensics.  Tyler, along with other […]

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Pine-Richland School District Completes Planning Process for Strategic Plan
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August 21, 2019
After a systematic and comprehensive process, the PRSD Strategic Plan for 2019-2023 is complete. Beginning with a series of gallery walks with 25 members of the organization and school board last summer. The district had more than 400 stakeholders participate in a series of town hall meetings and/or electronic surveys in the design process. An […]

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Pine-Richland Athletic Hall of Fame announces first-ever inductees
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August 6, 2019
The Pine-Richland Athletic Hall of Fame Committee is announcing the first-ever Athletic Hall of Fame class of inductees. Approved in March of 2019, the Pine-Richland Athletic Hall of Fame honors and recognizes those associated with Pine-Richland athletics who have experienced significant accomplishments in their chosen sport or sports. The inaugural class of 2019 will include: […]

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Pine Richland Summer Blood Drive
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July 9, 2019
  Please consider donating blood on Thursday, July 18th from 1 to 7 p.m. at Pine Richland High School’s Summer Blood Drive. Blood donation levels are extremely low in our area and all blood types are desperately needed. In addition, anyone who donates will receive 2 FREE PIRATE TICKETS!

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Pine-Richland French Club students witness Notre Dame Cathedral fire
April 17, 2019
Thirty minutes after members of Pine-Richland High School’s French Club visited Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, the iconic fixture was ablaze.

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