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Weekly Recap for Friday, Sept. 30, 2022

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Construction on Fort Couch Road Monday and Tuesday

According to a PennDOT official, roadwork is scheduled for Fort Couch Road this Monday, Oct. 3, and Tuesday, Oct. 4. The stretch of road under construction runs from the middle school to the intersection with Washington Road. It is anticipated that most of the work will begin AFTER morning arrival. However, midday kindergarten transportation as well as afternoon dismissal will likely be impacted.



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Photo Gallery: Homecoming King & Queen crowned
Congratulations to Upper St. Clair High School seniors Tyler Kirk and Bryn Junko who were crowned Homecoming King and Queen during halftime ceremonies on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. Members of the Homecoming Court included Laney Casares, Maura Joyce, Olivia Roylance and Ashvita Saxena as well as Ansh Goyal, Brian Lund, Owen Mandler and Phillip Markovitz. In the Homecoming football game, the Panthers defeated Peters Township 17-10 in a Class 5A Allegheny Six Conference matchup.  Read more and view photos


Mentors host Freshmen Field Day
The Upper St. Clair High School mentor program hosted its 14th annual Freshmen Field Day event on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, at the high school stadium. The event was led by a team of four seniors – Anna McElligott, Lauren Starr, Yoshna Venkataraman and Dakota Worstell – who serve as the Senior Leadership Team.  Read more and view photos


Seven named to September Deans’ List
Upper St. Clair High School administrators named seven outstanding students to the monthly Deans’ List. Honorees and the teachers who nominated them were recognized at a special breakfast event on Wednesday, Sept. 28.  Read more and view photos


2022-23 school year to include Flexible Instructional Days (FID)
During the 2022-2023 school year, Upper St. Clair School District will be utilizing Flexible Instructional Days (FIDs), which may be used in place of a school day that would otherwise be canceled because of inclement weather or another emergency situation. On a FID, students will participate in synchronous instruction provided by teachers following a 2-hour delay schedule.  Read more


Transition panel set for Oct. 6
Upper St. Clair High School is hosting a Transition Panel at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, in the small group instruction room. The event is intended for families to gain a better understanding of what to expect when a student with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or 504 Agreement goes to college.  Read more


SHOP@USC offering Breast Cancer Awareness month apparel
In support of our friends, neighbors and families who are battling breast cancer, SHOP@USC is producing special apparel throughout the month of October. With every purchase, a donation will be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. You can find these special items online at


All students eligible for FREE breakfast beginning Oct. 1
Governor Tom Wolf recently announced the Universal Free Breakfast Program that will enable Upper St. Clair schools to offer FREE breakfast to all students in kindergarten through grade 12. The initiative begins Oct. 1 and will last throughout the 2022-23 school year.  Read more
Breakfast menus:  Elementary & Middle Schools  |  High School 




In case you missed it…       


Parent Teacher Council

Upcoming PTC & Unit Meetings:


Upcoming Events

3:  USCHS FAFSA Completion Night, 6:30 p.m.
3:  Boyce Pride
4:  Streams Book Fair/Ice Cream Social, 5-8 p.m.
5:  PTC meeting, 9:30 a.m.
6:  Fort Couch Open House, 7-9 p.m./ FC EARLY DISMISSAL – 1:15 p.m.
6:  Transition Panel, 6 p.m., USCHS
7:  Boyce Socktober – Crazy Sock Day
7:  Halls of Fame Celebration, 5 p.m.
10:  Combined Orchestra & Pantheon Choir Concert, 7 p.m., USCHS theater
11:  South Hills College & Career Fair, 6-8:30 p.m., Bethel Park HS
12:  PSAT exam, USCHS
12:  LEAD Family Night, 7 p.m., USCHS theater, RSVP to attend
14:  Fort Couch Picture Make-up Day, 8:45-10:45 a.m.
14:  Boyce Socktober – Crazy Sock Day
15:  USCHS Cabaret Club Performance, 5-9 p.m.
16:  Powder Puff Football Game, 6 p.m., USCHS Stadium
18:  Streams School Picture Retake/Make-up Day, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
18:  Boyce School Picture Make-Up Day 
18:  Fort Couch PTSO meeting, 9:30 a.m.
19:  USCHS Principal’s Advisory Council (PAC) meeting, 9:30 a.m.
19:  Partners In Education (PIE) Connection Cafe, 6-8 p.m., Whole Foods Cafe
20:  USCHS Junior Parent meeting, 6:30 p.m.
20:  Boyce Grade 5 OLSAT Testing
21:  Boyce Socktober – Crazy Sock Day
21:  Baker Boo Bash, 6 p.m.
21:  Eisenhowler, 5 p.m.
24:  School Board meeting, 7 p.m.
24-28:  Boyce & Fort Couch Red Ribbon Week 
26:  USCHS Underclassmen Picture Retake/Make-up Day
26:  Partners In Education (PIE) Allergy-Friendly Trunk-or-Treat, 6-7 p.m., Eisenhower Parking Lot
26:  Baker School Picture Retake/Make-up Day
27:  Eisenhower School Picture Retake/Make-up Day
27:  USCHS Fall Play – “Lost in Yonkers,” 7:30 p.m.
28:  Boyce Socktober – Crazy Sock Day
28:  First quarter marking period ends
28:  Elementary Harvest Parties
29:  USCHS Fall Play – “Lost in Yonkers,” 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
30:  USCHS Fall Play – “Lost in Yonkers,” 2:30 p.m.
31:  NO SCHOOL – Teacher In-Service

1:  Second Quarter Begins
2:  Parent Teacher Council (PTC) meeting, 9:30 a.m.
3:  USCHS Band Concert, 7 p.m.
6:  Daylight Saving Time ends
7-8:  Baker Book Fair
7:  PTC Wellness Committee program featuring author Kate Leavell, 7 p.m., USCHS theater
7:  NO SCHOOL – Teacher In-Service/Parent Conferences
8:  NO SCHOOL – Teacher In-Service/Parent Conferences
9:  USCHS PTSO, 9:30 a.m. LGI
10:  Baker PTA meeting, 9:30 a.m.
11:  First Quarter Report Cards (posted in Focus/Parent Portal)
11:  Eisenhower PTO meeting, 9:30 a.m.
14:  Boyce Pride
15:  Fort Couch PTSO meeting, 9:30 a.m.
16:  USCHS Jazz Concert, 7 p.m.
17:  Fort Couch Social, 7 p.m.
17:  Streams PTO meeting, 9:30 a.m.
19:  Madrigal Dinner, 5:30 p.m., Westminster Church
21:  School Board meeting, 7 p.m.
23:  NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Break
24:  NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Break
25:  NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Break


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.

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

Increased pay rates for several substitute positions:


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…


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Thank you,

Tina Vojtko, Communications Specialist
Upper St. Clair School District