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Weekly Recap for Friday, Jan. 21, 2022


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USC junior named to 18 Under Eighteen
An Upper St. Clair High School junior has been named among the 18 Under Eighteen honorees by Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania (JA). Yoshna Venkataraman, along with the other 17 honorees from throughout the region, will be recognized at a reception on Feb. 22, 2022, at the National Aviary. Read more

February Counseling Newsletter
The February 2022 edition of the Counseling Newsletter is now available online. This month’s newsletter features information about military service academies, job postings, mental health news and resources, college and career resources, and more.  Click here to read the February Counseling Newsletter


New Year, new career?

Are you awesome?USC has several full & part-time opportunities – apply online
Upper St. Clair School District is currently recruiting for several full and part-time positions in various departments, including 6 full-time custodians; certified and non-certified substitute teachers; part-time and substitute nutrition center workers; and more. Full-time positions offer competitive pay along with excellent benefits including health care, dental, vision and retirement.  Check out our open positions and apply online


January Sign-on Bonus for select positions
Annual Weekly Substitute (AWS) Teachers and Full-time Custodians: A candidate, hired into a current vacant position will receive a lump sum bonus of $1,000 ($500 upon hire/$500 at the end of the school year). Note: if the candidate leaves before the 90-day review period, then the bonus must be paid back. Apply online:


Apply by Feb. 2 for ETC Program spring cohort
The Upper St. Clair School District is now accepting applications for the spring 2022 cohort of its Extended Teacher Certification (ETC) Program for non-educators who are interested in serving as substitute teachers. The program is aimed at those who hold a bachelor’s degree in any subject from an accredited college or university but do not have a Pennsylvania teaching certificate. The deadline to apply online is Wednesday, Feb. 2.   Read more   |  Apply online




In case you missed it…


Parent Teacher Council

Upcoming PTC & Unit Meetings:


Upcoming Events

22:  Streams Talent Show
24:  School Board meeting, 7 p.m. (Curriculum Committee Meeting – Fast Track Curriculum Recommendations Presentation)
24:  Combined HS & FC Orchestra Concert, 7 p.m. USCHS theater
25:  Boyce Orchestra Concert, 7 p.m., Boyce gym
27:  Boyce Spelling Bee, 3:30 p.m., Boyce theater
27:  IB Parent Presentation, 7 p.m., USCHS theater
29:  Baker Variety Show, 6:30 p.m., USCHS theater
31:  Second Quarter/First Semester Report Cards
31:  Boyce Spelling Bee Snow Date

2:  Streams 4th Grade Spelling Bee, 3 p.m.
9:  Fort Couch Spelling Bee, 4 p.m.
10:  Deer Valley Parent Meeting, 7 p.m., Boyce theater (date change)
14-17:  Random Acts of Kindness Week, Boyce
16:  Boyce PTO meeting, 9:30 a.m., click here to register by Feb. 15
16: USCHS Principals’ Advisory Council (PAC) meeting, 9:30 a.m.
16:  8th Grade Parent Course Presentation meeting, 6 p.m., virtual (date change)
17:  Third Quarter Progress Reports
18:  NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS – Teacher In-Service
18-23:  Combined Musical Trip
21:  NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS – Teacher In-Service
21:  School Board meeting, 7 p.m.
23: USCHS PTSO meeting, 9:30 a.m.
25:  Baker Read-a-Thon begins

Now Hiring

Come join our team! There are several permanent and substitute openings in the Upper St. Clair School District. Please share our list of openings with friends and family who may be interested.

Immediate openings for Part-Time Nutrition Center Workers
Starting rate for regular employees is $12.89 per hour. Click here to apply online

  • Training offered for qualified candidates
  • 3 paid personal days during full school year
  • No night/weekend hours
  • No work on holidays/summers

Additional Full and Part-time Openings
Check out our current employment opportunities and apply online for the following positions:

The district has recently increased pay rates for several substitute positions including the following:


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: Summer Camp 2022 Registration is now OPEN! – Boyce MS – Extended Day Services
  • NEW: Summer Camp 2022 Registration is now OPEN! – Streams Elem School – Extended Day Services
  • NEW: Summer Camp 2022 Registration is now OPEN! – Eisenhower Elem School – Extended Day Services
  • NEW: USC Boys Youth Lacrosse (gr. K-8): register by Feb. 28
  • Allegheny County Health Department: COVID Vaccine
  • Allegheny County Health Department: COVID-19 Testing
  • Pennsylvania's Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • And more…


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Thank you,

Tina Vojtko, Communications Specialist
Upper St. Clair School District