Pittsburgh Public Schools will host students, families and community members during the next two weeks for a series of events as the district prepared for the new school year.
Several events will be held between Aug. 27 and Sept. 5. The first day of school is Aug. 30, and kindergarten students begin on Sept. 5.
A full schedule of back-to-school events is attached to this article as a PDF document. Here are a few from that list that Brookline and Beechview residents might be interested in:
- Aug. 28, 5 to 7 p.m.: Teachers will provide an overview of their programs and curricula during classroom visitations. Each teacher will give a ticket of participation to each parent to drop in raffle before ceremony. Activities: Meet and Greet at Ice Cream Social; Student Awards Ceremony.
- Aug. 28, 1 to 3 p.m.: We will have an Open House so parents can talk with us about specific concerns. Parents will have the opportunity to talk about their child’s needs.
Pittsburgh Brashear High School
- Sept. 5, 5 to 7 p.m.: There will be information tables available as well as open classrooms for all parents to visit and talk with teachers. Teacher—created tri-fold boards celebrating the accomplishments of last year will be on display.
Pittsburgh Carrick High School
- Sept. 5, 6 to 8 p.m.: The school community will be introduced to all teachers and staff members. In addition, there will be a presentation that outlines all school policies, procedures, and highlights of the curriculum. Families will be given a schedule of PSCC Meetings and encouraged to participate in shaping the school’s vision for the upcoming year. Families will be informed about volunteer opportunities and the parent computer lab.