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    NIAAA Scholarship Application
    Application Due November 30
     
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    PPS Student Well Being and SEL Survey
    Pittsburgh Public Schools will be administering the Panorama Student Well-Being and SEL survey to all students in grades 3-12 at the beginning of the second quarter (November 16 - 25).
    This universal screening is based in recommendations from the American School Counselor Association and the National Association of School Psychologists, as well the PPS All-In subcommittee. The survey will be administered online through your child’s school, and will ask students questions related to their social-emotional skills in areas relevant to remote learning, including self-management, self-efficacy, learning strategies and emotion regulation.
    We will use the information we receive to guide conversations and plan support for individual students, and support the work we do at the school and District level. We plan to administer the survey again in the spring, to continuously monitor the well-being of our students. Please encourage your child to respond with complete honesty. The survey is voluntary and students should feel free to skip any question or they can choose not to complete the survey. If you do not want your child to complete the survey, please return the opt out form to your child’s school by Monday, November 16, 2020 or notify your child’s teacher by phone or e-mail.
     
     
     
    Upcoming Sports Seasons
    The District is planning to run the following sports seasons beginning in mid to late November.
    Middle School - Flag Football, Boys and Girls Volleyball, Cross Country
    High School - Boys and Girls Basketball, Boys and Girls Swimming, Wrestling
    Try out dates and locations will be announced soon, but any student interested in participating must have an up to date physical completed.
     
     
      
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    Attendance and Early Dismissals 
     Attendance will be taken every day in every class. If your student needs an early dismissal or will be absent that still needs to be documented just as if we were "at" school like normal. 
    • If you need to submit an early dismissal please Click Here
    • If you need to submit a student absence please Click Here
      
     
     
     
    Here are the schedule times for High School and Middle School
     
     
     
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  • PPS Magnet Registration Deadline Extended to December 18th

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  • Pittsburgh Public Schools, United Way of Southwestern PA, Eat'n Park Hospitality Group, and Community Kitchen Provide Thanksgiving Meals to PPS Families

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  • Pittsburgh Public Schools Preliminary 2021 Budget Available Online

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