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Back to School
A welcome back to school message from Superintendent Dr. Gary Peiffer: "Over the course of the summer, we have been busy getting reading for opening day. Summer is a time to reflect on our academic programs and progress, engage in professional development, and work to clean, repair and upgrade our facilities." Read more...
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Bus Schedules
August 21, the first day of school, is almost here! Bus schedules are now available for parents and students to view and determine the time and place of pick up and drop off.
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JSHS Schedules
Schedules for students in grades 7-12 are being mailed out in preparation of the upcoming school year. After the mailings, a error was discovered in the scheduling program. Expect new schedules by August 14-15.
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Kindergarten Staggered Start
Carnegie and Crafton elementary schools will feature a "staggered start" for kindergarten students this year. Kindergarten orientation will be held August 14 at Carnegie Elementary and August 17 at Crafton, 6:00 pm in the schools' auditoriums.
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Solar Eclipse 2017
IMPORTANT UPDATE, Early Dismissal Monday due to Solar Eclipse. At approximately 1:10 pm on Monday, August 21 - the first day of school - a Solar Eclipse will reach the Pittsburgh area. For the safety of the students, an early dismissal has been scheduled.
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School Vaccination Requirements
There are a number of vaccination requirements for students who attend school in Pennsylvania. Vaccinations are required before a child enters kindergarten, again before entering seventh grade, and lastly, before entering 12th grade.
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Partnering with CMU
A new partnership with Carnegie Mellon University Remake Learning Lab will introduce evidence-based education technologies into the classrooms with the goal of taking science and mathematics instruction to the next level.
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Dynamic Learning Project
Carlynton JSHS is one of 50 schools joining the pilot year of the Dynamic Learning Project, a national program supported by Digital Promise, EdTechTeam, and Google, aimed at improving education equity by empowering teachers to leverage technology.
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Welcome to Carlynton

The Carlynton School District, located just six miles southwest of Pittsburgh is a small district uniting three proud communities, Carnegie, Crafton and Rosslyn Farms, with various ethnic, racial and socioeconomic populations.  Our schools offer small class sizes that allow for a personal approach to instruction.  We present a challenging curriculum to encourage all students to excel as independent thinkers and life-long learners, while offering each the support and motivation to do so with success.

The Carlynton School District welcomes inquiries from families considering relocation to our community. We invite you to explore our website for valuable information about our schools.

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