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Students Encourage Random Acts of Kindness
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February 14, 2020
Students at Hance Elementary students are hoping to highlight Kindness Week through random acts of kindness starting on February 17, 2020.  Third-graders Logan Brunecz, Lindsay Eckman, Addison Kalpakis, Lily Kirkbride,  worked with GATE Teacher Danielle Czegan on the project. The students are encouraging teachers and students to participate. Teachers will explain to students the purpose […]

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Blessed Francis Seelos Students participate in Operation Valentine
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February 13, 2020
Major Bill White, had one wish for Valentine’s day 2020. He wanted to collect Valentine’s from the people in America. His goal was to create a scrapbook with those that he received.  He was modest in his desire, he was seeking out 100 hundred Valentine’s to add to his project. With just the help from […]

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Students plus math equal success Richland Elementary
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February 11, 2020
Richland Elementary School second-grader Kiran Karthikeyan is ranked number 12 in the state in the “First In Math” Online Program. He ranked first in Pennsylvania and among the top 50 players in 2019 as a first-grader. So far this year, Kiran has over 16,500 stickers. First In Math is an online math program that is used […]

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Blessed Trinity Academy Celebrates Catholic Schools Week
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February 10, 2020
The students, faculty and staff of Blessed Trinity Academy spent the week of January 26 through February 2nd celebrating all of the things that make their school special.  The theme of this year’s Catholic Schools Week centered around the ideas of leadership, service, success, and learning and all of the activities that took place during […]

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Blessed Trinity Academy Hosts Annual Fundraiser
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February 5, 2020
Blessed Trinity Academy is hosting their 3rd annual Pot O’Gold Bash on Saturday, March 7 in Newmeyer Hall (St. Bonaventure Parish).  Doors open at 5:30 pm with the event kicking off at 6 pm.  Tickets are $35 and include dinner beer/wine, mixers and a lot of fun!  We will be giving away $3500 in cash […]

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Blessed Francis Seelos Academy science students win at regional competition
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February 4, 2020
Twenty-four seventh and eighth grade Blessed Francis Seelos Academy Students participated in the regional competition of Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) Competition at Duquesne University on Feb. 1.  PJAS is and Affiliate of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.  Promoting greater participation in science and mathematics activities among the youth of Pennsylvania […]

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Pine-Richland students earn Scholastic Art Awards
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February 3, 2020
Several Pine-Richland High Schools students earned Regional Scholastic Art Awards. Of the 27 awards earned by 17 PRHS students, six were “Gold Key” Awards. Junior Cynthia Chen earned two “Gold Key” Awards, senior Bayli Clack earned a Gold Key Award, along with sophomores Bess Jarosz, and juniors Kate Lindrose and Hailey Rihn.  Cynthia also earned […]

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Children’s author visits Blessed Francis Seelos Academy
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January 31, 2020
On Friday, Blessed Francis Seelos Academy students in Susan Gazzo and Kim Van Kooten’s first grade classes were visited by a local children’s book author. According to the profile for Philip Damiani on Amazon, Philip is “new to the publishing world having spent the last 40 years practicing professional engineering/management and as the CEO of […]

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Spaghetti dinner fundraiser for North Catholic family
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January 29, 2020
North Catholic Boys’ Soccer is hosting a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Saturday, February 8, in the Saint Kilian Parish Hall from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. (7076 Franklin Road, Cranberry Township) to benefit The Ewonce Family, a St. Kilian and North Catholic family. John Ewonce has recently been diagnosed with ALS and the funds raised will […]

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Mizgorski announces funding for 30th District fire, ambulance companies
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January 28, 2020
State Representative Lori Mizgorski (R-Allegheny) announced that 13 volunteer fire and ambulance companies throughout the 30th District have qualified to receive $150,889 from a grant program administered by the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency and Office of the State Fire Commissioner. “This is wonderful news for our district,” said Mizgorski. “Our communities are blessed with wonderful fire […]

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State Representative Lori Mizgorski to host outreach hours
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January 23, 2020
State Representative Lori Mizgorski will be hosting outreach hours on Monday, January 27 from 4-6 p.m. in her district office at 4284 William Flinn Highway, Suite 105, Allison Park. Representative Mizgorski will be available to meet with constituents, one-on one, to discuss concerns and ideas. Staff will also be available to give assistance on state-related […]

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Pine-Richland students hosting 24-hour invention marathon
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January 22, 2020
Hack the Ram is a 24-hour invention marathon that will take place on Friday, Jan. 31, from 4-8 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 1, from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. at Pine-Richland High School. Participants with any level of programming or hardware experience are invited to collaborate to create a technology project from scratch. The event is […]

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Preschool-8th Grade Open House
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January 22, 2020
Discover how our tradition of faith-based education will help your children thrive academically, personally, and spiritually.

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Pine-Richland students show their appreciation of school board
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January 21, 2020
Every January, districts around Pennsylvania take time to salute nine volunteers who spend dozens of hours leading schools. You may have heard about the state’s campaign called “PA Public Schools: Success Starts Here.” The success starts with the school directors who play a significant role in creating an environment where success can happen. They lead […]

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Pine-Richland School Board approves tax rate resolution
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January 21, 2020
The Pine-Richland School Board approved a resolution pursuant to Section 311(d)(1) Special Session Act of 2006 certifying the board will not raise local taxes at a rate to exceed the school district’s Act 1 index of 2.6% for 2020-2021. The purpose of this resolution is to allow the school district to continue through the general […]

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Tax rebate forms available for senior citizens in Pine, Richland townships
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January 20, 2020
The Pine-Richland School Board approved a senior citizen tax rebate for senior citizens, who live in the Township of Pine or Richland Township at its board meeting on Jan. 13. The program, which is effective for the calendar year of 2019, stipulates that the filer must be a resident of Pine Township or Richland Township […]

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Pine-Richland schedules kindergarten enrollment
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January 17, 2020
Pine-Richland School District is scheduling kindergarten enrollment for March at the Pine-Richland School District Administrative Offices, located at 702 Warrendale Rd. in Gibsonia from 8 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on the following dates for the following schools: Hance Elementary School – Monday, March 9, 2020 Richland Elementary School – Tuesday, March 10, 2020 Wexford Elementary […]

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State Rep. Lori Mizgorski To Seek Re-Election to State House
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January 16, 2020
SHALER TWP, PA – State Representative and former Shaler Township Commissioner Lori Mizgorski (R-30) today announced her bid for re-election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives serving the 30th Legislative District which includes Hampton, Richland, Shaler (part), Fox Chapel and O’Hara (part). Family, friends and supporters will gather on Thursday, January 30th from 7:00 to […]

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Troop 344’s Logan Guise earns Eagle Scout rank
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January 15, 2020
On Nov. 30, 2019, Logan Guise, a Pine-Richland senior was recognized for earning the highest rank in Boy Scouts, Eagle Scout. A scout who earns the rank of Eagle Scout demonstrates scout spirit, leadership and community service. An Eagle Scout must also complete an extensive service project that the Scout plans, organizes, leads and manages. […]

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Seelos Academy students win creative writing contest
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January 15, 2020
Last year’s Blessed Francis Seelos Academy third grade students, under the instruction of teacher Kim McCosby, participated in the Crazy Creatures creative writing contest.  Crazy Creatures is a fun way to engage students with creative writing by challenging them to write a story in just 100 words. The students enjoyed creating a crazy creature and […]

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