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Charleroi Area Class of 2017 Valedictorian and Salutatorian Announced
We are proud to announce the Valedictorian and Salutatorian for Charleroi Area High School’s Class of 2017.



Valedictorian Erik Miller will be attending Valley Forge College for Music Technology.


Salutatorian Jessica Day will be attending Robert Morris University and studying Nursing.


Congratulations to both Erik and Jessica
 
The League of Women Voters of Washington County Announces the Publication of their 2017 Facts for Citizens
The League of Women Voters of Washington County announces that information about government at all levels (local, state and national) is now available in the League's 2017 Facts for Citizens. The publication is available online at http://washingtoncountypalwv.org/ and in print at local libraries and municipal offices. 

The LWV, a nonpartisan political organization established in 1920, encourages informed and active participation in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
 
POWER Partners of SW PA Survey for Coal Workers and Other Energy Industry Workers
Coal workers and other energy industry workers: please take the survey at http://www.thepowerpartners.org/

To support growth and diversification, The POWER Partners are reaching out to coal and energy impacted workers to determine interest and desire to transition into new job opportunities. We need YOUR thoughts on the direction our regional industries are heading. Recent changes in the energy industry, especially in coal and coal-fired power, are also bringing many opportunities. Please help us to better understand your current situation and where you would like to see things go.
Regional leaders are organized to make sure that the companies in these industries are stabilized and open doors to a future that includes technology and manufacturing. We need your opinion.
Take the survey at: http://www.thepowerpartners.org/
 
Spring 2017 PSSA Parent Information
Dear Parent/Guardian:

In a few weeks, students in grades 3-8 will begin to take the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA).

The PSSA is a standardized test administered in all public schools in Pennsylvania. The content areas included on the test are English Language Arts and Mathematics (grades 3-8) and Science (grades 4 and 8). For your reference, the testing window is listed below.

Spring 2017 PSSA Testing Window - Assessment Dates Testing Groups

English Language Arts April 3-7, 2017 Grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8
Mathematics April 24-28, 2017 Grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8
Science May 1-5, 2017 Grades 4 & 8
Make-up May 8-12, 2017 All Grades

It is critical that students are in school and arrive on time the days of the test. In the event a child arrives to school after the testing start time, he/she will be sent to an alternative location and will make up the assessment on an alternative day. In addition, students who are absent during the assessment will be required to make up any missed sections on alternative days. We ask that you schedule any appointments for your child outside of the testing window. While make-ups will be given, it is best for students to take the tests with their peers.

Parents and guardians may review the assessments prior to the testing window by making arrangements with the building principal. If after reviewing the test, parents/guardians find the test to be in conflict with their religious belief(s) and wish their child to be excused from the test, the parents/guardians must provide a written request that states the objection to the Superintendent of Schools. Please be aware that students who do not participate in the assessment due to parental request \ will negatively affect the school’s participation rate and can potentially have a negative impact on the School Performance Profile.

Enclosed is a parent informational sheet outlining the purpose of the PSSA as well as a document describing the “Code of Conduct” for test takers and the use of electronic devices during testing. In addition, information regarding the PSSA is available on the district home page under the Department, Curriculum & Instruction tab. Please contact the building principal of your child’s school if you have specific questions regarding the administration of the PSSA. Thank you for your continued support.

Sincerely,

Edward J Zelich, Ed.D

Calculator Policy
Code of Conduct for Test Takers  
Information about Spring 2017 Assessments  
PSSA Electronic Device Policy  
Protocol for Parent Review of PSSA
 
Nurse Substitutes Needed
Charleroi Area School District is looking for Nurse Substitutes to work in the District. The current rate for RN Substitutes is $90.00 per day and the rate for LPN Substitutes is $10.00 per hour. Interested applicants should contact Ed Zelich, Superintendent ezelich@charleroisd.org
 
2017 Charleroi 6-12th Grade Art Show
Please note that the art show will be open to the public one day only on May-10-2017 from 5pm - 8pm in the High School Community room. Refreshments are provided the High School Family Consumer Science Nutrition 2 classes. Live Jazz Music will be provided by Off the Wall Arts. Monetary Awards for student art will be provided by The Mon Valley Academy for the Arts. The Art Show will be open May 8th - May 11th for teachers to visit with their students.
 
Safe School Helpline
Break the Silence and Prevent the Event

Safe School Helpline

Let us know anonymously when you know of anything that threatens the safety of our school.

1-800-418-6423 ext 359

Text: 66746, then type TIPS

Web: https://www.safeschoolhelpline.com

Safe School Helpline Mobile link to our Free Android and Apple Apps:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.schoolhelpline.mobile

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/safe-school-helpline/id1110429738?mt=8   
 
2016 PA School Performance Profile Scores Released
Attached you will find two documents that share great news regarding our schools and student achievement.
High School Score

Middle School Score
 
PA Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Electronic Notice
The Pennsylvania ACT 84 of 2015 requires that public and nonpublic schools receive electronic notice of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) on an annual basis. A flyer has been created and is to be shared with every parent or guardian of every student enrolled in the district during the school year.

CHIP covers uninsured kids and teens up to age 19. With more than 139,000 uninsured children in Pennsylvania, this is great news for families!  Link to the Flyer
 
AmazonSmile and CASDEF
 Support Charleroi Area School District Education Foundation by shopping at AmazonSmile. When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to CASDEF.... 
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CASD Open Records Officer:

Elaina Zitney
125 Fecsen Drive
Charleroi, PA 15022

Phone: (724) 483-3509
Fax: (724) 483-3776
Email: ezitney@charleroisd.org

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District Office 125 Fecsen Drive, Charleroi, PA 15022 Phone: 724.483.3509 | Fax: 724.483.3776
District Office
125 Fecsen Drive, Charleroi, PA 15022
Phone: 724.483.3509 | Fax: 724.483.3776
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