• Aug. 28, 2020

    Ten honored for 25 years of service

    25 years of service Ten staff members were recently honored for their 25-years of service to the Upper St. Clair School District. They were recognized on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, during the district’s annual Opening Day, the first day back for teachers and teacher aides.

    Each staff member will receive a 25-year pin in recognition of the silver anniversary. Honorees include: 

    • Joseph DeMar, Principal, Fort Couch Middle School
    • Susan Fleckenstein, Gifted Teacher, Boyce Middle School
    • Constantina Lardas, Latin Teacher, Upper St. Clair High School
    • Carol Olack, Health & Physical Education Teacher, Eisenhower Elementary
    • Christine Pierskalla, Special Education Teacher, Upper St. Clair High School
    • Kristen Rauber, Elementary Teacher, Eisenhower Elementary
    • Jonelle Stambaugh, Secretary, Boyce Middle School
    • Kathleen Stasik, Teacher Aide, Baker Elementary School
    • Angela Tena, French Teacher, Boyce Middle School
    • Anne Wagner, Teacher Aide, Streams Elementary School

    The morning event, held virtually for the first time ever, also included welcoming remarks from Bill Gehrlein, teachers’ union president; Kerstin Goodworth, Parent Teacher Council president; Barbara Bolas, school board president; and Dr. John Rozzo, superintendent of schools.

    All students in grades 1-12 will begin the 2020-21 school year with two virtual orientation days – Thursday, Sept. 3 and Friday, Sept. 4. During these two days, kindergarten families will participate is a scheduled 60-minute in-person orientation at the child’s school. The first day of instruction for all students is Tuesday, Sept. 8.