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Weekly Recap for Friday, Oct. 23, 2020

USCSD Weekly Recap

 Weekly Recap

TONIGHT – watch LIVE online

  • Marching Band Celebration on USCSD.TV beginning at 7 p.m.
  • Varsity Football on USC at South Fayette, kick-off is at 7 p.m.

USC crowns Homecoming King & Queen
Congratulations to Upper St. Clair High School seniors Joe Phillips and Malorie Glancy who were crowned Homecoming King and Queen during halftime on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. Read more and view photos


Video presentation – Covid-19: Coping During the Crisis
The Youth Steering Committee of Upper St. Clair recently hosting a virtual program for parents, “Covid-19: Coping During the Crisis.” Video of the presentation, which is just under an hour, is available on the district’s website. Special thanks to our presenters – Dr. Tracy Scanlon, clinical director for Outreach Teen & Family Services, and Leslie Smirniw, school counselor for Streams Elementary School. Read more and watch the presentation


Planned fall and winter travel
We understand with the approaching holidays that families may have plans for travel. In making your plans, please be mindful that we are adhering to the Pennsylvania Department of Health travel quarantine guidelines per the district’s Health & Safety Plan. The list of states requiring a 14-day quarantine upon return does change based on current conditions. If your destination is on this list during anytime of your trip, quarantining will be required. Students are permitted to access remote learning while traveling and while completing their quarantine period. If your child will be missing school, please be sure to submit the Excused Trip Form in advance.


Counseling Newsletter – November edition
The November edition of the Counseling Newsletter is now available online. This month’s newsletter features information regarding college and career planning, parenting resources and other helpful articles.  Read the November newsletter


USCSD.TV – Watch USC athletics live online
Upper St. Clair Panther fans have the opportunity to watch high school athletics and events via live stream. Visit to view home athletic events at the high school stadium, Boyce athletic field as well as the high school gymnasium. Links to live streams for away events will be posted when available. Read more




Parent Teacher Council

Upcoming Unit Meetings:

A few PTC reminders:


In case you missed it…


Upcoming Events

Oct. 23:  Marching Band Celebration, 7 p.m., watch it live at
Oct. 26-30: Boyce Red Ribbon Week
Oct. 26:  School Board meeting, 7 p.m.
Oct. 27:  Week 7 (Oct. 26-30) Meal Pick-Up, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Oct. 27:  Fort Couch Picture Day – Hybrid A
Oct. 27:  Boyce Picture Day – Hybrid A, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Oct. 28:  Week 7 (Oct. 26-30) Meal Pick-Up, 7-8 a.m. AND 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Oct. 28:  Fort Couch Picture Day – Remote, 1-3 p.m. 
Oct. 28:  Boyce Picture Day – Remote, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Oct. 28:  High School PAC meeting, 9:30 a.m.
Oct. 29:  Fort Couch Picture Day – Hybrid B, , 8:45-11:10 a.m.
Oct. 29:  Boyce Picture Day – Hybrid B, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Oct. 31:  Trick-or-Treat, 6-8 p.m.

2:  First Marking Period Ends
2:  Week 8 (Nov. 2-6) Meal Pick Up, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
3:  NO SCHOOL, Parent-Teacher Conferences/In-Service
4:  NO SCHOOL, Teacher In-Service
4:  PTC meeting, 9:30 a.m.
9:  School Board meeting, 7 p.m.
10:  Eisenhower Picture Retake Day
10:  High School FAFSA Completion Night Workshop, 6:30 p.m., tentative
11:  NO SCHOOL, Parent-Teacher Conferences/In-Service
11:  Streams Picture Retake Day, 1-3 p.m.
12:  Eisenhower Picture Retake Day
12:  Baker PTA meeting, 10 a.m.
13:  Eisenhower PTO meeting, 9 a.m.
17:  Fort Couch PTSO meeting
17:  Streams PTO meeting, 9:30 a.m.
19:  High School, Junior Parent meeting, 6:30 p.m.
20:  Report Cards – First Marking Period
23:  School Board meeting, 7 p.m.
26:  NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Recess
27:  NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Recess


Help Wanted

Check out our current employment opportunities and apply online.


Bulletin Board

Be sure to check the district’s online community bulletin board for information about upcoming community events as well as summer science camps, sports camps, dance clinics and more…

  • NEW: Girls Lacrosse Clinic (gr. 1-8): Nov. 8
  • Boyce Spirit Wear Sale: deadline to order - Oct. 25
  • Weekly respites for individuals with disabilities ages 4 - adult
  • USC Boys Lacrosse: Golf Outing Oct. 24
  • Halloween Storytime - Oct. 26
  • Monster Storytime - Oct. 27
  • Teen Craft Night: Halloween Edition - Oct. 28
  • Zoom Listen, Learn & Create - Wednesdays
  • Zoom Twos & Threes Storytime - Oct. 29
  • Let’s Get Ready for Kindergarten - Tuesdays in Nov.
  • Sugarplum 2020: Nov. 5-10
  • And more…


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