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News and Media Information

The Penn Hills School District makes every effort to provide accurate, up-to-date information to members of the media and the community. Please review the information below if you are interested in reporting on a story about the Penn Hills School District.


Interviewing School Administrators

Penn Hills School District administrators are educational leaders who are prepared to speak with members of the media about pertinent issues. If you want to interview an official or a member of the staff, please call the Superintendent of Schools at 412-793-7000, Ext. 1282.


PHSD School Visits

Media members must be accompanied by an administrator or assigned staff member when visiting Penn Hills schools or buildings. Please contact the Superintendent of Schools at 412-793-7000, Ext. 1282 to schedule a visit with the District.


Photographing Students or Employees

The Penn Hills School District follows FERPA, which allows parents and students to opt out of the release of certain information. Before any photographs of PHSD students or staff members are published, district staff must confirm that they are appropriate and that the proper release information is on file.


School Board Documents

E-Reports, Official Minutes, presentations, and reports from School Board meetings are all available online. For more information, please see the PHSD BoardDocs website.

Recent News

Insightful Presentation on School Data by Penn Hills School District Principals

We are excited to share insights from a compelling presentation delivered by our dedicated Penn Hills School District Principals - Tricia Mayo, Sandy Barker, and Kristin Brown. The presentation focused on the critical topic of school data, shedding light on various aspects that are essential for the continuous improvement and success of our educational environment.

Exciting Renovations Coming to Yuhas-McGinley Stadium!

We are thrilled to announce some major updates to our Yuhas-McGinley Stadium, as presented by our Director of Plant Services, Brandon Chabola. In a comprehensive presentation, Brandon outlined the forthcoming renovations that are set to transform our stadium into a state-of-the-art facility, with work beginning this June.

Wireless Infrastructure Upgrades at Penn Hills Elementary School

Penn Hills Elementary is set to embark on a significant technological enhancement, with the scheduled upgrade of our Aruba wireless access points this President's Day. This initiative is a testament to our unwavering commitment to fostering a cutting-edge educational environment, where technology serves as a cornerstone of our students' learning journey.

Financial Recovery Update

Welcome to our latest update on the financial status of our educational community. In this video, Dr. Daniel Matsook, Chief Financial Recovery Officer, offers valuable insights into the current state of our Financial Recovery Exit Petition.

Upcoming Events

Contact Information

Dr. John Mozzocio
Superintendent
(412) 793-7000, Ext. 1282