Questions Span Redistricting to Recent Property Purchases at Public Event

Since redistricting isn’t in the cards, will the planned renovations in the elementary schools, specifically O’hara, aim to equalize class size amongst all of the schools? Also, will it reduce overall overcrowding as populations increase? Once we start creating magnet/immersion programs, we lose the neighborhood school feel that we moved…

Second forum event showcased renovation plans & showed off newly remodeled HS

FCASD facilities and buildings were discussed at the second District Forum event on Tuesday, November 15.  More than 50 school district staff, school board members, parents and residents turned out to learn about current maintenance and construction projects taking place in all district schools. Daniel Breitkreutz, director of ancillary services, gave…

TribLIVE highlights November 15th Event

DF Vice President Susan Buchman discusses the upcoming District Forum event on Buildings and Facilities in this week’s TribLIVE. All FCASD community members are welcome to attend the event which starts promptly at 9 a.m. in the High School LGI room located by the Athletic Office Entrance (look for the fox statue).  We…

November 15: Facilities & Buildings Update, Tour Renovated High School

Join us for our next PUBLIC EVENT on Tuesday, November 15th at 9 am LGI room at the High School Come learn more about FACILITIES & BUILDINGS in the Fox Chapel Area School District. Speakers include Daniel Breitkreutz, director of ancillary services, responsible for the management of the maintenance and custodial…

Drug & Alcohol Information

On April 19, 2016, District Forum’s public event focused on drug awareness. A presentation was made by Debra Kehoe, the executive director of the Alliance for Safe & Drug-Free Children.  Additionally, several recovering young adults from Teen Challenge Western PA shared their experiences as recovering heroin addicts. The Alliance is a local organization dedicated…

Changes to Elementary Spanish Program Prompts Petition

Marybeth Dadd, a parent concerned about changes to the Fox Chapel Area School District’s elementary Spanish language program initiated a petition that garnered 191 signers. The petition cited the loss of one Spanish language teacher from the elementary program as possible evidence that the district is curtailing support for Spanish…

Full minutes from September 2016 forum

Fox Chapel Area District Forum September 13, 2016 LGI Room of the High School 9:00 a.m. Elizabeth Klamut, District Forum president said, “Today’s topic, Dr. Freeman’s vision for our school district and the role benchmarking and assessment play, was selected after receiving input from our spring survey and being voted…