Pittsburgh, PA
September 29, 2022
    News           Sports           Lifestyle           Classifieds           About Us
Local News
The Dining Guide
Headlines by E-mail
Home >  Local News >  Neighborhoods Printer-friendly versionE-mail this story
West Neighborhoods
West School News

Wednesday, April 09, 2003

Moon Area

Band Parents Organization members will nominate officers and discuss the annual band banquet at a meeting at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in the high school band room.

Mount Gallitzin Academy

Registration is under way for children in preschool through eighth grade at Mount Gallitzin Academy, a Catholic elementary school sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph in Baden.

For information, call Sister Norma Zanieski, 724-869-2505.

Robinson Township Christian School

The foreign language department has received a $500 grant from the American Association of Teachers of French. The money will be used to purchase software programs for the new language lab, which opened in January.

The school, which has been in operation since 1976, offers French from kindergarten through 12th grade. For more information, see the school's Web site, www.rtcs.org

St. Malachy

Pupils in first through eighth grades will perform the national anthem in sign language before the Pirates' game against the Chicago Cubs on May 21 in PNC Park.

Tickets for the game cost $10 until May 9. Partial profits will benefit the St. Malachy School Angel Fund.

For information or to purchase tickets, call the school, 412-771-4545.

SS. Simon & Jude

"Bobby Sox Rocks" is the theme for the student spring concert at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the school auditorium, Greentree Road, Scott.

Grades 5, 6, 7 and 8 will perform songs from the '60s.

South Fayette

Superintendent Linda Hippert will have a new five-year contract starting July 1. She and the board agreed March 25 to void the final two years of her current contract. The compensation package is unchanged.

Hippert's salary is $114,515. Each year, she and other professionals in the district are evaluated and awarded raises to a maximum of 4.25 percent if they receive an excellent rating.

If she were to receive an excellent rating each year, her salary would increase to a maximum of $140,000 in 2007-08, the final year of her new contract.

Hippert joined the district in 1990 as assistant high school principal. She later became high school principal, acting superintendent and in 1997 was hired as superintendent.

The high school Health Careers Club and the Central Blood Bank of Pittsburgh will sponsor a blood drive from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday in the high school auxiliary gym, Old Oakdale Road.

New FDA requirements mandate two forms of identification at the time of registration for all donors without a Central Blood Bank Donor Card.

Donors should call Kathy Macurak, 412-221-4542, ext. 223 for an appointment and information regarding acceptable forms of identification.

West Allegheny

The arts department will sponsor a concert featuring performances by student and staff soloists at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the high school auditorium, West Allegheny Road, North Fayette.

The concert will include pianists, dancers and group presentations by middle and high school vocal and instrumental ensembles.

Tickets are $5.

Proceeds will be donated for medical expenses for sophomore Matt Berwick, who suffered a spinal injury in February. Donations can be sent to Tom Snyder, high school arts director.

Back to top Back to top E-mail this story E-mail this story
Search | Contact Us |  Site Map | Terms of Use |  Privacy Policy |  Advertise | Help |  Corrections