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PA Graduation Requirements (Act 158)

In accordance with PA Act 158, Penn Hills School District has aligned its graduation requirements to ensure future success of all our students for the Class of 2023 and beyond.  All students will attempt Algebra I, Biology, and Literature Keystone Exams upon completion of the aligned course for each exam.  

If a student is not successful (after receiving the offered supplemental instruction) on the second attempt, students have the opportunity to meet the requirements through an alternate pathway.  Alternate pathways to fulfill the state assessment graduation requirement are defined below:

Recent News

Calendar Reminder

As a reminder, there is NO SCHOOL on Friday, May 26 and NO SCHOOL on Monday, May 29.

As we close out our current school year, we also remind you of the following:

Community-Based Reform Initiatives

Dr. Nancy Hines, Superintendent, addresses the board about community-based reform efforts being undertaken by the District in collaboration with community-based agencies and groups.

Class of 2023 Commencement

Commencement exercises for the Class of 2023 will be held on June 9, 2023 at 6:30 PM at Yuhas-McGinley Stadium. Beginning at 6:15 p.m., the event will be broadcast live on 


Athletics and Activities Presentation

Stephanie Strauss, the district athletic director, gave a presentation to the board of directors about Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL), college recruitment, and public relations during the regular voting meeting in April.

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