• Odyssey of the Mind/Axios Testing

    We have a great opportunity to help your student plan for college exams. USC Odyssey of the Mind, along with Axios Tutoring, is offering the ACT vs SAT Comparison (for Class of 2023) and SAT & ACT Actual Conditions tests (Class of 2022) to help you determine which exam is right for you and to help your student prepare. For just $30, you can take any of these tests with a free follow up session to help you plan for entrance exam success. Comparison Tests will be offered online and Actual Conditions Testing will be offered in-person at Axios Tutoring.

    Comparison Tests offered online on Saturdays in May (May 1, 8, 15, 22, 2021)
    Actual Condition Tests offered in-person at 8:30 a.m. on May 15, 2021 at Axios Tutoring Center

    Deadline to register: Thursday proceeding each test date

    Any questions, please contact Dawn at dpredmore@aol.com

    Register today at www.uscootm.com

     

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  • ZOOM Teen Game Night: Apples to Apples - May 26

    ZOOM Teen Game Night: Apples to Apples

    6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26 – Sign up here

    Let's play Apples to Apples, the game of hilarious comparisons together over ZOOM.

     

     

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  • ZOOM Paws for Reading - May 12

    ZOOM Paws for Reading

    6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 12 – Sign up here or 6:30 p.m. - Sign up here

    Choose a favorite story or chapter and read to our volunteer pets over Zoom. This program is recommended for readers in grades 1-5.

     

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  • ZOOM Story Time (ages 3-5) - Thursdays in May

    ZOOM Story Time

    10:30 a.m. on Thursdays May 6, 13, 19, 27 – Sign up here
    Each week Miss Deb will be sharing stories and rhymes. This program is recommended for children ages 3 1/2, 4 and 5 years old, but all are welcome!

     

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  • ZOOM Rhymes & Songs for Little Ones - Thursdays in May

    ZOOM Rhymes & Songs for Little Ones

    9:30 a.m. on Thursdays May 6, 13, 19, 27 – Sign up here

    Join Miss Sheri as she shares fun rhymes and songs with you each week!

     

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  • ZOOM Teen Cooking Demonstration: Fresh Guacamole, Chips & More - May 6

    ZOOM Teen Cooking Demonstration: Fresh Guacamole, Chips & More

    6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6 – Sign up here

    Learn a simple recipe and celebrate Cinco de Mayo!

     

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  • ZOOM Listen, Learn & Create (gr. K-4) - Wednesdays in May

    ZOOM Listen, Learn & Create

    4:15 p.m. on Wednesdays May 5, 12, 19 – Sign up here or at 5:15 p.m. - Sign up here
    Each week Miss Colleen will share a story, game and activity. This program is recommended for kids in kindergarten-4th grade, but all are welcome!

     

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  • ZOOM Let’s Get Ready for Kindergarten - Tuesdays in May

    ZOOM Let’s Get Ready for Kindergarten

    10 a.m. on Tuesdays May 4, 11, 18, 25 – Sign up here or at 11 a.m. - Sign up here

    Join Ms. Deb for this half-hour program. We'll be exploring and practicing kindergarten readiness skills like letters, shapes, following directions and more!

     

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  • ZOOM Teen Craft Night: Book Page Flowers - April 21

    ZOOM Teen Craft Night: Book Page Flowers

    6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21 – Sign up here

    Learn how to craft a variety of flowers out of book pages. Supplies will be available for pickup from the library.

     

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  • PEAQ Competitive Swimming, all levels

    Interested in competitive swimming?  Come check out our competitive swim team at the PEAQ USC site and swim in the brand new USC High School Pool!

    PEAQ is a multi-site competitive swim team with one of its sites right here in the new Upper Saint Clair High School Pool! We train all levels of kids starting with developmental-level swimmers and continue to train some kids all the way up to the national and international levels!

    For ONLINE REGISTRATION and to learn more visit www.peaqpgh.org. Click on “Join PEAQ. ” USC residents select the USC High School site. If you are new to swimming, contact Coach Alex at Coachalex@peaqpgh.org to schedule a free evaluation with one of our coaches so they can guide you to the training group that matches
    your child’s needs.

     

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  • USCHS Youth Soccer Camp (boys & girls, pre-K-gr. 6) - July 26-29

    Come to Camp with the USCHS Girls Soccer Team!

    WHEN: Monday, July 26– Thursday, July 29, 2021 – 6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

    WHERE: Boyce Turf Field

    WHO: Boys and Girls Grades Pre-K through 6th grade, all skill levels

    COST: $50 per player; $90 for two siblings and $30 for each additional child.

    REGISTRATION (includes T-shirt): Visit www.uscgsoccer.org and click on “USC Summer Youth Camp Registration” to register and pay online.

    DEADLINE: July 11th, 2021, after which price will be $60 per camper, no sibling discounts.

    CAMP FEATURES:
    Organized by the USC Girls Soccer Boosters, the USCHS Girls Soccer team, and Head Coach Dave Gray. Individual skill challenges, technical training and demonstration, individual and small-sided games, games every day, loads of fun!

    BRING:
    Cleats, shin guards, water bottle, ball, and a winning attitude!

    QUESTIONS: Contact beth.huzjak@yahoo.com

     

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  • Boys Lacrosse - flower, plant and mulch sale, order thru April 25

    Hanging Flower ~ Plant Sale just in time for Mother’s Day!!! Order now through April 25th

    Flower distribution from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday May 8 at Westminster Parking lot.

    Hanging baskets $25 (Million Bells, Geranium, New Guinea Impatiens and Fern)

    USC Boys LAX is having our annual spring mulch sale. We are offering brown or black bulk mulch delivered or WE can do the work and install it for you!
    * Bulk mulch $40/yard
    * Bulk mulch, installed $85/yard
    * Delivery fee on bulk orders $25/8 yards

    Please follow the link to the online order page mulch.usclax.com

    If you have any questions, please call: Tara Kennedy - 412- 302-3383

     

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  • Inline Hockey Sign-Ups/Tryouts (gr. 2-12): May 19

    USC Inline Hockey is now accepting players in all skill levels for the 2021-22 interscholastic season. Join us on May 19 for sign-ups at the Bridgeville Rollerplex. 

    All interested students should come.  Prospective players are encouraged to bring gear for skating, drilling and evaluation for placement.

    For more information, visit uscinlinehockey.com or contact:
    Eric Bernstein
    USC Inline Hockey President
    drbernstein@hotmail.com
    412.389.9477

     

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  • The Labsy Awards, deadline June 27

    • The link for submissions and full contest rules is www.carnegielibrary.org/labsyawards/ 
    • Teens can submit work beginning Monday, March 15
      • All entries must be submitted by 11:59pm on Sunday, June 27
      • There are seven different categories for this contest: 2D Art & Design; 3D Art & Design; Filmmaking; Fashion; Invention; Music; Photography.
      • Creative work created for school is accepted and encouraged.
    • This contest is for Allegheny County teens in grades 6-12

     

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  • Parkway West: FREE 2-Day Summer Camp, June 23-24 (gr. 5-8)

    Register today for a FREE two-day summer camp. The camp, open to students that have completed grades 5 - 8, is set for 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 23 and Thursday, June 24.

    Click here to register online.

    Learn about the following program:

    Auto Body Repair (Use metal to construct a mail box)
    Automotive Technology (Learn how to change a tire; oil and filter change)
    Carpentry (Build a tool box using hand tools)
    Cosmetology (Hand Massage & Paraffin Wax Treatment; Braiding Techniques)
    Culinary Arts (Create Chicken Parmesan, Apple Crostada, & Vegetable Garnishing)
    Electrical Systems Technology (Build a robot & learn how to wire a house)
    Graphic Arts & Production Technology (Writing with lights & photography project)
    Health Occupations Technology (Learn how to take vital signs & care for a patient)
    HVAC/R (Learn Basic Soldering & Build a Copper Robot)
    Public Safety (Practice the skills of a firefighter & paramedic)
    Veterinary Assistant Technology (Learn how to care for an animal & take vital signs)
    Welding Technology (Learn how to weld your initials into metal)

     

     
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  • STEM Adventure Day Camp (ages 6-13)

    This summer, Camp Guyasuta will offer seven weeks of an awesome day camp that are co-ed and open to all youth. These programs will be a “drop off” format. This arrangement allows youth of working parents the ability to attend an adventure of a lifetime, while not disrupting work schedules.

    Programs for children ages 6-10 and 11-13. Weel-long camps begin June 7 and run through July 23.

    For more information or to register visit www.CampGuyasuta.org

     

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  • Carnegie Library's Hotspot Service Expands to All Students in Allegheny County

    Carnegie Library's Hotspot Service Expands to All Students in Allegheny County

    The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is piloting a hotspot lending program for Allegheny County students. Through the program, parents, guardians and caregivers living in Allegheny County with at least one student in their household are eligible to borrow a hotspot through the end of the 2020-2021 school year. This includes college students and people enrolled in career training programs. Those interested can apply for a hotspot by:

    -calling 412-622-3114;

    -texting 412-775-3900; or

    -chatting through the chat widget at www.carnegielibrary.org.

    If you have questions about the hotspot lending program, email rottmundk@carnegielibrary.org or dale@carnegielibrary.org.

     

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  • Pennsylvania's Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

    CHIP is short for the Children's Health Insurance Program - Pennsylvania's program to provide health insurance to uninsured children and teens who are not eligible for or enrolled in Medical Assistance. Nine out of 10 CHIP parents report satisfaction with their child’s health plan, and 96% received an appointment for check-ups and vaccinations as soon as they wanted.

    There are a lot of reasons kids might not have health insurance - maybe their parents lost a job, don't have health insurance at work or maybe it just costs too much. Whatever the reason, CHIP may be able to help. All families need to do is apply today.

     

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  • Comcast offers Internet access to low-income families for $9.95/month

    Internet Essentials from Comcast offers low-cost Internet service, discounted computer equipment and free digital literacy training to families with at least one child eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program. 

    Internet Essentials Includes:

    * 10 Mbps Internet service for just $9.95 a month + tax
    * No activation fees and no equipment rental fees
    * Option to purchase a computer for just $149.99 + tax
    * Access to free Internet training online, in print and in person
    * A wireless gateway, delivering in-home WiFi at no additional cost

    For additional information about Internet Essentials, including program eligibility criteria, please visit www.internetessentials.com.

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