District to Host Act 34 Hearing on New Kerr School

The Fox Chapel Area School District administration is hosting an Act 34 Hearing on the new Kerr Elementary School project. The meeting will be held Monday, December 11, 2017, at 7 p.m. at Fox Chapel Area High School in the large group instruction room. The hearing will include discussion from the...

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Fox Chapel Area District Forum Meeting November 14

FOX CHAPEL AREA DISTRICT FORUM Join us for a PUBLIC EVENT on Tuesday, November 14th at 6 p.m. (NOTE TIME CHANGE) LGI room at the high school.  Hear from FCASD Administration about  • 5-Year plan around projected enrollment • New Kerr Elementary School • Eureka elementary & middle school math • Q & A...

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DMS Fall Musical – "Honk Jr."

Dorseyville Middle School will present its annual fall musical, “Honk Jr.,” November 16 & 17, 2017, at 7 p.m. and November 18 at 10 a.m. The performances will be held in the middle school auditorium. Tickets are $7.50 each, which includes a convenience fee. Tickets can be ordered online at...

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High School Looking for Day of Service Organizations

HIGH SCHOOL LOOKING FOR DAY OF SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS Fox Chapel Area High School students are planning to participate in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on January 15, 2018. Students on the community outreach committee of the student government are looking for organizations within the...

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Hartwood Needs Site-Based Team Community Member

Hartwood Elementary School in the Fox Chapel Area School District is in need of a community member to serve on the school’s site-based management team for a two-year term. The team is responsible for helping to make decisions concerning the operations of the school and meets monthly. The community...

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Fox Chapel Area High School Homecoming 2017

The Fox Chapel Area High School 2017 Homecoming Football Game will be played Friday, October 6, 2017. The Fox Chapel Area High School Foxes will play the Hampton High School Talbots at 7 p.m. at the Fox Chapel Area High School Stadium (the James M. Burk Athletic Facility). The high school will be...

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Fox Chapel Area Elementary Bands Commission Band Piece

The Fox Chapel Area elementary bands commissioned a band piece that was premiered at the combined elementary fifth grade band concert in February 2017. The piece was funded through money from the district’s Gala Fund and is entitled “Bringer of War.” The piece was written by award-winning and...

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District Forum Meeting – September 19

Parents and community residents are invited to attend the Tuesday, September 19, 2017, Fox Chapel Area District Forum meeting. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at Dorseyville Middle School. The Fox Chapel Area School District administration will provide a status report/update on PSSA/Keystone...

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Students Help Those Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Our students are coming together to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey! Our high school student government and our high school orchestra are holding drives to benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey. The orchestra is holding a school supply drive as well as an instrument collection. The high school...

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What's New for the 2017-2018 School Year

•The first day of school for students for the 2017-2018 school year is Tuesday, August 29, 2017. •The projected enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year is 4,039 students. •The district’s Web site is www.fcasd.edu. The district’s phone number is 412/963-9600. •Student lunch prices in the Fox...

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School District Has No Plans to Redistrict

The school district has received several calls from parents concerned about a possible redistricting based on a proposed development in Indiana Township. Please know that the district administration and School Board have never met and have no future plans to meet to discuss redistricting because...

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Teacher Named National Winner in The Henry Ford Awards

Fox Chapel Area School District teacher Alison Francis has been named a first place winner in The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation Teacher Innovator Awards. Francis, who is the facilitator of the district’s Creativity and Literacy Program, was one of 10 first place winners from across the nation in this...

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Hartwood Needs Site-Based Team Community Member

Hartwood Elementary School in the Fox Chapel Area School District is in need of a community member to serve on the school's site-based management team for a two-year term. The team is responsible for helping to make decisions concerning the operations of the school and meets monthly. The community...

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2017-2018 Student Meal Prices

Student meal prices in the Fox Chapel Area School District for the 2017-2018 school year will be as follows: •Lunch for secondary students will continue to be $2.85 daily and lunch for elementary students will continue to be $2.55 daily. There is no increase in the price of lunch. Students...

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District's Remake Learning Days Events

The Fox Chapel Area School District is proud to be participating in the the Remake Learning Days! Here are two events sponsored by our awesome Creativity and Literacy Program. Both events will be held at Kerr Elementary School. Everyone is encouraged to sign up to join in on the fun! •In this...

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Educator Named Carnegie Science Award Winner

Fox Chapel Area School District teacher Alison Francis has been named the winner of the 2017 Carnegie Science Center’s Elementary Educator Award. Francis, who is the facilitator of the district’s Creativity and Literacy Program, is receiving the award for her innovative teaching and her work as a leader in...

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High School Track & Field to be Closed

The Fox Chapel Area High School track and field will be closed to the public on or around May 23 or 24 through approximately June 15. The track and field are being closed so that drainage work can be done in the stadium.

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District Participates in Remake Learning Days

The Fox Chapel Area School District is participating in Remake Learning Days, May 15-26, 2017. Remake Learning Days is a 12-day celebration of activities and events showcasing everything that makes the Pittsburgh region a recognized national leader in innovative teaching and learning. The week...

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District Forum to Hold Public Meeting with State Legislators

The Fox Chapel Area District Forum is hosting a meeting with the district’s state legislators Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be a forum discussion addressing pertinent issues facing public education. This will be followed by the opportunity to speak one-on-one with the...

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District Again Named One of "Best Communities for Music Education"

The Fox Chapel Area School District has been named among the 2017 Best Communities for Music Education. This is the sixth year in a row that the district received this prestigious designation! Fox Chapel Area is one of only 73 in the state of Pennsylvania and one of 527 school districts in the...

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Annual Senior Citizens' Luncheon – April 22

The Fox Chapel Area School District annual senior citizens’ luncheon will be held Saturday, April 22, 2017. The luncheon begins at 11 a.m. and will be held in the Fox Chapel Area High School cafeteria. A high school chamber ensemble will play during the luncheon and the event is sponsored by the...

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Elementary Students Chosen for String Festival

Six Fox Chapel Area School District elementary school students were recently selected to perform at the first-ever Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District One Elementary String Festival. The participating Fox Chapel Area students were Hartwood Elementary School fifth graders Ada...

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High School Spring Musical – "Into the Woods"

The Fox Chapel Area High School 2017 spring musical, “Into the Woods,” will be performed March 16, 17, and 18 in the high school auditorium at 7 p.m., and March 19 in the high school auditorium at 2 p.m. Tickets are $13 each and all seats are reserved. Tickets go on sale February 6 and can be...

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Fox Chapel Area Community Sing Concert

The Fox Chapel Area School District will be hosting a special community sing concert Friday, March 31, 2017, at 7 p.m. The concert will feature the district elementary choirs, as well as very special guest Nick Page. Page is a Boston-based composer, conductor, and author who is best known for his...

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New Elementary Summer STEAM Camps! (Includes DMS Students)

  The Fox Chapel Area School District is thrilled to announce the launch of FCASD STEAM Summer Camps for students entering grades 1-9! As we infuse Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics into our students’ academic lives during the school year, it is clear that the level of...

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Spring Musical Dress Rehearsal for Senior Citizens

Fox Chapel Area School District senior citizens are invited to attend the spring musical dress rehearsal of “Into the Woods.” Fox Chapel Area High School students will be performing this musical for the school district’s senior citizens Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in the Fox Chapel Area High School...

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2017-2018 Kindergarten Registrations & Parent Orientations

Registration of children who will enter kindergarten in the fall of 2017 is scheduled in the Fox Chapel Area schools during the months of February and March. Orientation meetings to acquaint parents with the kindergarten program and registration process are scheduled during February. Children must...

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Fox Chapel Area Adult Education Spring 2017 Classes & Swim Offerings

Registration is open for Fox Chapel Area Adult Education (FCAAE) Spring 2017 classes. Adults and families are invited to enjoy the new eight-lane high school pool during weekend Family/Recreational Swim and Adult Lap swim times (starting the weekend of 3/4-3/5). More swim is offered on Tuesday and...

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Elementary Schools to Host Pre-K Story Times

All four elementary schools in the Fox Chapel Area School District are hosting their annual prekindergarten story times. The program is designed to prepare all prospective kindergarten students for starting school during the 2017-2018 school year (age five on or by September 1, 2017). The story...

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Special Thank You to Parents & Residents

It is our understanding that the state Senate has decided that additional work is needed prior to proposing the elimination of school district property taxes. We want to thank all of you for your work in reaching out to your state senators and talking with them about the uncertainty and negative...

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District Gets Grant for Mobile Fab Lab

The Fox Chapel Area School District has received a grant from The Grable Foundation to build and design a mobile Fab Lab. Because of the generous grant, Fox Chapel Area High School engineering students will build a tiny house (in partnership with 84 Lumber), outfitted with the latest technological equipment....

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District Forum Meeting Tuesday on Proposed Property Tax Legislation

The Fox Chapel Area District Forum has called a special meeting that will be held Tuesday, January 31, 2017. The topic of the meeting will be proposed state legislation to change the way school districts are funded. Our state legislators are expected to vote on a bill that will shift the majority...

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Plenty of Parking for Tuesday's District Forum Meeting

It is our understanding that there are some concerns about parking for the special District Forum meeting on Tuesday, January 31. Although there are other events at the high school that night, please know that there will be ample parking available. The district plans to have a number of people...

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Did You Know...

The Fox Chapel Area School district has received both national and state recognition. The Pennsylvania and United States departments of education have recognized individual buildings and programs through their elementary and secondary school recognition programs. All six of our schools have been...

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Emergency Public Meeting- Fox Chapel District Forum

Emergency Public Meeting - Fox Chapel District Forum Learn more about IMMEDIATE threats to our schools’ funding IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO ACT! FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE Tuesday, January 31 at 7 PM LGI room at the High School All children in FCASD will be impacted negatively by the proposed RADICAL...

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Community Sing Concert featuring our District Elementary Choirs

On Friday, March 31st at 7:00 at the Fox Chapel High School Auditorium, composer Nick Page will be conducting a Community Sing Concert featuring our District Elementary Choirs.  This concert is made possible through the Gala Fund.  Nick Page will be visiting each elementary school in the district on...

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Telethon Breaks Record – Raises More Than $69,500!

Fox Chapel Area School District students held their 27th annual telethon Friday, December 23, 2016, and raised more than $69,500! This year’s telethon total is a record-breaking total and brings the money raised by Fox Chapel Area students to more than $765,500 over the last 27 years for various...

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27th Annual FCASD Telethon

Fox Chapel Area School District students will hold their 27th annual telethon Friday, December 23, 2016, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. For the second year in a row, the telethon will raise money for Live Like Lou, which was founded by two parents (Suzanne and Neil Alexander) in the Fox Chapel Area School...

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Phone, Text, and Email Alerts for Closing and Delays

Find out more information about receiving phone, text, email and alerts about important school information, events, delays, and closings. Information on school delays and closing can always be found on: The school's website at: www.fcasd.edu The 24-hour information line at: 412-967-2500 Local News...

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Elementary Students to Participate in Capstone Experience

Fox Chapel Area School District fourth and fifth grade QUEST (gifted) students will be participating in an innovative inquiry “capstone experience” December 20, 2016. The capstone experience will take place at Kerr Elementary School from 12:30-1:45 p.m. There, the approximately 50 students will be...

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District Accepted into National Network of Innovative School Districts

The Fox Chapel Area School District is one of 19 new school districts from across the nation that has been accepted into the League of Innovative Schools. The League is a national coalition of forward-thinking school districts organized by Digital Promise, an independent, bipartisan nonprofit...

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School District Again on White House's Short List

The Fox Chapel Area School District was once again recognized by the White House, this time for its commitment to the Nation of Makers initiative. The Nation of Makers initiative was launched in 2014 and is an effort to give more students, entrepreneurs, and citizens access to a new class of...

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Parent Portal

 FCASD General Information & Resources Website Description Resources & Tutorials PowerSchool Our Student Information System to access course grades, report cards, attendance, and course scheduling (HS only).  Support Site Schoology FCASD's learning management system for grades 6-12. Online...

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Hartwood Named Digital Citizenship Certified School

Common Sense, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of digital media and technology, has recognized Hartwood Elementary School as a Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School. Hartwood has demonstrated its commitment to taking a...

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Find out more information about receiving phone, text, email and alerts about important school information, events, delays, and closings.

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