Attention Sophomores ...
April is a great time to start planning for college entrance exams. Create your plan for success! USC Odyssey of the Mind, along with Axios Tutoring, is offering the ACT vs SAT Comparison Test to help you determine which exam is right for you. For just $25 you can take the comparison test with a free follow up session to help you plan for entrance exam success. The test is April 27, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. at Upper St. Clair High School. Register today at www.uscootm.com!
Prove that your school rules St. Clair... the school who has the greatest turnout of students + wins the most competitions is awarded the winning trophy! (Bragging rights included)
Join us during mini-THON Community Time, an evening full of fun and games! Bring your game faces, but most importantly, your friends and family!
When: April 5th, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Ft. Couch Gym
Show your school spirit in...
EISENHOWER - BLACK
BAKER - RED
STREAMS - WHITE
For children in 4th & 5th grades
Curious about 3D modeling and printing? Come learn to use free, simple Tinkercad software to build your own 3D models! Design unique objects to print out at the library. Please bring a laptop and mouse if you have them.
Day 1: We'll cover the basics of Tinkercad and look at examples of models you might build.
Day 2: We'll offer hands-on help with your 3D modeling projects.
Thursday, March 21 & Thursday March 28
To register: https://twpusc.libcal.com/event/5128889
Are you ready for an awfully big adventure? University of Pittsburgh and UPMC are excited to announce that the 2019 UPMC Children’s Ball will be taking place from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Heinz Field's UPMC East Club Lounge.
The evening is filled with activities, games, performances and more! It is geared towards families with children ages 3 to 10, but then again, we are never too old for Neverland. Families can purchase tickets at: https://www.showclix.com/event/cball19.
Proceeds from Children’s Ball benefit the Matilda Theiss Early Childhood Behavioral Health Program at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital. This year, these contributions will support Theiss’s Hosanna House Early Childhood Intensive Outpatient Program in Wilkinsburg, which helps children to learn coping mechanisms and social skills that allow them to succeed both in the classroom and at home.
If you have any questions, contact:
Melinda M. Lammert, Special Events Administrator
Medical and Health Sciences Foundation
University of Pittsburgh and UPMC
Come learn all you ever wanted to know about the educational options at CCAC, career and transfer programs, emerging careers, financial aid and scholarships, campus facilities, student-centered services and more. Meet the Director of Admissions at South Campus to ask questions and get answers on the spot!
Monday, April 1 at 6:30 p.m.
To register: https://twpusc. libcal.com/event/5040523
Geared towards families ages 4 and older
Families are invited to attend this presentation on dog safety presented by Animal Friends. After a brief lesson, children will get to interact with Oliver, a therapy dog, and his owner Sandy.
Saturday, April 6 at 11:00 a.m.
To register: https://twpusc. libcal.com/event/5135424
Your family is invited to enjoy a day filled with treats and entertainment at the Community & Recreation Center. Sample and purchase sweet treats from local chocolatiers and bakeries, watch live dance and music performances, and stroll through the student art gallery. Crafts and face painting will also be available. Saturday, April 6 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Parkway West Education Foundation is hosting its second Tech Connect Fundraising event for kids from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 13 at the Carnegie Science Center. The cost, which includes a buffet dinner, is $50/adults and $20/children ages 3-17.
For more information, contact:
Mrs. Natasha Johnston, Workforce Development Coordinator/Public Relations Coordinator/Education Foundation Coordinator
Parkway West Career & Technology Center
(412) 923-1772 x 139
Join us on Sunday, April 14 at Highmark Stadium for Best Buddies' Annual Friendship Walk. Enjoy a short walk around Station Square and the surrounding area. Afterwards, join us for fun games, amazing speeches and the award ceremony.
Check-in starts at 10 a.m.
The event starts at 11 a.m.
To register or donate, use the link: https://www.bestbuddiesfriendshipwalk.org/pghwalk/register/ and choose Upper St. Clair as your team.
SHIM will hold its 40th annual Holocaust observance - “Be Proud of Your Name” - at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, 2019, at Christ United Methodist Church, 44 Highland Road in Bethel Park.
Please join SHIM in attending this event in an effort to commemorate the lives lost and also to educate, morally and historically, in hopes of avoiding any repetition of such a horrific occurrence.
Writers in 9th-12th grades are invited to submit prose or poetry for this annual cones sponsored by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. The deadline for submissions is Sunday, April 14, 2019.
For more information: https://www.carnegielibrary.org/kids-teens/teenspace/ralphmunn/
Pittsburgh Elite Aquatics is now accepting registration for learn to swim small group lessons. Lessons, which are held at Upper St. Clair High School, are offered on Sunday afternoons beginning April 28 and run through May 19. The cost is $60 for four 30-minute lessons.
For ONLINE REGISTRATION and payment, www.peaqpgh.org. Click on “Swim School” then “Swim Lessons @ USC.”
Any questions, please contact Sarah McClintock at firstname.lastname@example.org.
S.N.A.P. is a fun and interactive program for all individuals with special needs. The aim of the program is to increase each participant’s comfort level with fitness. Use of the gym and indoor pool, on a rotating basis, provides exposure to many different kinds of fitness activities and games.
Date: March 2-April 13 (No class April 6)
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Place: Community & Recreation Center at Boyce Mayview Park
Age Requirement: Ages 6 and Up
Learn some CoolChinese this summer in Pitt Chinese Language & Culture Camp. The program offers students in grades 9-11 the opportunity to start their journey learning Chinese. The program will help students build a strong foundation and knowledge of Chinese language and culture through an immersive environment.
? Full tuition covered
? Complementary learning materials provided
? Small class size
? One-on-one practice with native Chinese speakers
? A wide range of cultural activities
Application deadline, April 15, 2019. For more information, email: email@example.com
Penn State Beaver delivers academic and athletic summer youth camps that provide local school children with educationally-sound programs to build STE(A)M competencies in fun and creative ways. These include a variety of camps that can help minimize summer regression through the exploration of space, robotics, chemistry, multimedia, science, sustainability, the mind, the arts, and sports education.
Summer camps for youth ages 7 to 17 are available from mid-June through mid-August.
Summer camp at Boyce Middle School is open to all students entering 4th through 7th grade. Camp runs from June12 through August 20 from 7 AM – 6 PM every day. Parents may choose the days they would like to participate. Camp includes swimming, field trips, sports, STEAM activities, cooking, arts and crafts, and a fun reading and math review for each grade level! Register online at https://www.extendedday.com/
Summer camp at Streams Elementary School is open to all students entering K through 3rd grade. Camp runs from June 12 through August 20 from 7 AM – 6 PM every day. Parents may choose the days they would like to participate. Camp includes swimming, field trips, sports, STEAM activities, cooking, arts and crafts, and a fun reading and math review for each grade level! Register online at https://www.extendedday.com/
Summer camp at Eisenhower Elementary School is open to all students entering K through 7th grade. Camp runs from June 12 through August 20 from 7 AM – 6 PM every day. Parents may choose the days they would like to participate. Camp includes swimming, field trips, sports, STEAM activities, cooking, arts and crafts, and a fun reading and math review for each grade level! Register online at https://www.extendedday.com/
School Year 2019-20 Registration Is OPEN for the K-Plus and Before/After School Programs! Discounted registration through July 1!
School year programs are open to all students in K through 6th grade. The K-Plus Program offers a variety of fun enrichment activities focusing on reading and math skills. The Before/After School Programs offer a variety of extracurricular activities including sports, crafts, art, group games, and homework support. Programs operate at Baker, Eisenhower and Streams Elementary Schools and Boyce Middle School and offer both full-time and part-time programs. Full day programs are offered on teacher in-service days. For more information or to register online, please visit https://www.extendedday.com/school-year.
Take advantage of a great summer camp opportunity & join us the first full week of August at Camp Guyasuta in Sharpsburg, Pa. to experience the culture and languages of German, Spanish or French in a fun camp setting. There are discounts for early registration & siblings. See our new website at www.languagecamps.org for more information.
Parkway West Career & Technology Center is hosting its 10th Annual Summer Career Camp for students in sixth, seventh and eighth grade. The camp is set for 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18 and Wednesday, June 19. The cost is FREE.
For more information contact:
Mrs. Natasha Johnston
Workforce Development/Public Relations/Education Foundation Coordinator
Parkway West Career & Technology Center
(412) 923-1772 x 139 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.