Safe2Say programs

The Upper St. Clair School District will host two parent information sessions regarding the Safe2Say Something anonymous reporting system that launched on Jan. 14. Programs will be offered at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5 and 13, in the Boyce Middle School theater.

Free college program

A free program, “Becoming a Competitive College Applicant,” will be offered at 7 p.m. Feb. 6, in the Upper St. Clair High School theatre.

Intended for families with students in grades 8-11, the program will feature admissions representatives from Case Western Reserve, Clemson University, Ohio and Purdue universities and the University of Maryland.

In addition to school overviews and a panel discussion, the event will offer a question/answer session for students and their families.

For more information, contact Dr. William Rullo, Upper St. Clair High School counselor, at 412-833-1600 ext. 2400 or wrullo@uscsd.k12.pa.us.

Art contest

Student artists in kindergarten through grade 6 are invited to submit artwork for the fourth annual Arts in USC contest, sponsored by the Upper St. Clair PTC. This year’s theme is “The Power of Kindness.”

Students can create an original 2D piece of art that expresses what “The Power of Kindness” means to them. Artwork, along with the completed Official Student Entry Form, can be submitted to the student’s respective school office by March 1, 2019.

Artwork should be no bigger than standard letter-sized paper (8½-inch by 11-inch). The student’s name, school and grade should be included on the backside of the artwork.

All entries will be displayed at the Arts & Chocolate Spring Spectacular on April 6, at the Community & Recreation Center at Boyce Mayview Park. For more information, email artsinusc@gmail.com.

USC kindergarten registration

Kindergarten registration for incoming Upper St. Clair kindergarten students and their families will be held mid-March and early-April at each of the district’s three elementary schools as follows: Baker Elementary — March 20 and April 4; Eisenhower Elementary — March 21 and April 2; Streams Elementary — March 19 and April 3.

Students registering for kindergarten must be 5 years of age by Sept. 1, 2019, to be enrolled for the 2019-20 school year. Proof of residency within the Upper St. Clair School District is required for enrollment.

Questions regarding the Upper St. Clair School District elementary enrollment process may be directed to Mrs. Terri Lott at 412-833-1600, ext. 2283 or via email tlott@uscsd.k12.pa.us.

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