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Weekly Recap for Friday, Aug. 16, 2019

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 Weekly Recap

Back-to-School Online reaches 61% complete!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU!! THANK YOU!!! More than 60 percent of our families have already completed Back-to-School Online. If you’ve not yet done so, please login to Parent Portal and select FORMS from the dropdown menu in the upper right corner. The online forms take only a few minutes to complete. If you need any assistance, contact Tina Vojtko at or by phone at 412-833-1600 ext. 2215.


USC TODAY magazine arrives in homes Aug. 19-23
Upper St. Clair TODAY magazine, a collaborative publication of the school district and Township of Upper St. Clair, will distribute its back-to-school edition Aug. 19-23, 2019. The fall issue offers lots of useful information about USC schools and the township, as well as interesting and fun information about the people who live and work here.  Read more


Back-to-School Resources
The first day of the 2019-20 school year for grades 1-12 is set for Monday, Aug. 26. For kindergarten, this day serves as an orientation day (for students and caregivers) with the first regular kindergarten school day beginning Tuesday, Aug. 27. We have developed a Back-to-School Resources webpage to help our Upper St. Clair families prepare for the start of school.  Check out our Back-to-School Resources


USC community pep rally set for Aug. 26
The Upper St. Clair School District will host its third annual Community Pep Rally at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, at the high school stadium. The event is free and open to the community. Attendees are asked to support The Education Partnership, a local nonprofit that provides school supplies to students and classrooms in need, by dropping off donations of back-to-school supplies.  Read more




In case you missed it…


Upcoming Events

19:  School Board Meeting, 7 p.m., Central Offices
19:  Teacher In-Service
20:  Teacher In-Service
20:  Streams PTO New-to-USC Family Breakfast, 9:30 a.m.
21:  Teacher In-Service
22:  Teacher In-Service
23:  Teacher In-Service
26:  First Day for Students (gr. 1-12)
26:  Kindergarten Orientation, 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. (parent/caregivers attend with student)
26:  Community Pep Rally, 7 p.m., USCHS Stadium
27:  First Day for Kindergarten 
29:  1-to-1 Device pick-up/orientation for grade 5 families, more information to come

2:  NO SCHOOL, Labor Day
3:  HS Choral Boosters Annual Kick-Off Parent Meeting, 7 p.m., Dominion Club House
4:  Parent Teacher Council (PTC) meeting, 7 p.m., Boyce
5:  Fort Couch Picture Day
5:  Fort Couch Social, 7 p.m.
5:  Senior Parent meeting, 7 p.m., High School theatre
6:  Freshmen Class Tailgate, 6 p.m., High School
9:  School Board Meeting, 7 p.m., Central Offices
10-12:  Eisenhower Book Fair
10:  Streams PTO meeting, 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.
10:  Elementary Strings Parent Demonstrations, 7 p.m., Boyce theatre
11:  Freshmen Parent Meeting, 7 p.m., High School theatre
12:  Elementary Open House, 7 p.m. (ELEM. EARLY DISMISSAL @ 12:45 p.m.)
13:  Boyce Fall Pictures 
13:  Eisenhower PTO meeting, 9 a.m.
17:  Fort Couch PTSO meeting, 9:30 a.m.
17:  Streams Room Parent Volunteers meeting, 9:30 a.m.
19:  Baker PTA meeting, 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.
19:  High School Open House, 7 p.m. (HS EARLY DISMISSAL @ 12:35 p.m.)
22:  Senior Class Cruise on the Gateway Clipper
23:  School Board Meeting, 7 p.m., Central Offices
24:  Baker Picture Day
24-26:  Boyce Book Fair
26:  First Marking Period Progress Reports
26:  Boyce Open House (BOYCE EARLY DISMISSAL @ 1:15 pm)
27:  Homecoming Football Game
27:  Alumni: Homecoming 5th Quarter, St. Clair Country Club
28:  Homecoming Dance, 7:30 p.m.


Help Wanted

Check out our current employment opportunities and apply online for the following positions:

  • High School Special Education Teacher
  • Assistant Boys' Varsity Lacrosse Coach
  • Assistant Girls' Varsity Basketball Coach
  • Nutrition Center Part-Time Worker
  • Boyce Teacher Aide
  • Middle School 1.00 Instrumental Teacher
  • Streams Elementary Teacher (.50)
  • And more!

Substitute opportunities with flexibility: The school district is currently recruiting for several substitute positions including teachers, school nurses, teacher aides, nutrition center workers, custodians and bus drivers. These are great opportunities for those with school-age children as most follow the school calendar. Only work the days you’re available!!! 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: Boys Lacrosse Boosters Golf Outing: Oct. 20
  • NEW: Healthy Kids Running Series: Sundays through Oct. 6
  • Register NOW for K-Plus and Before/After School Programs
  • USCHS Youth Baseball Clinic: Aug. 19-21
  • USCHS Crew - Informational Pool/Pizza Party: Aug. 20
  • Cub Scout Pack 366: Pool Party Aug. 21
  • August Activities at the Library
  • Cub Scout Pack 366: Sign-up Night Sept. 5
  • Community Blood Drive: Sept. 12
  • Community Foundation Golf Invitational: Sept. 23
  • And more…


Tina Vojtko, Communications Specialist
Upper St. Clair School District