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Flexible Instruction Plan

Student Expectations During Flexible Instructional Days (FIDs)

All Flexible Instructional Days (FIDs) count for student days, hence they are applied toward the statemandated 180 school-day requirement. The following guidelines were developed to provide clear expectations for students on Flexible Instructional Days (FIDs).

  • Students are expected to log on to Canvas each day to check for communications from their teachers and to complete daily assignments.
  • Student attendance will be taken during each instructional period via a live Teams Meet.
  • Students are expected to follow the modified schedule and participate in the assigned Class Team Meets, complete lessons and class assignments for the day.
  • Students are expected to put forth effort into assignment completion. • Students are expected to submit assignments according to teacher deadlines.
  • Students are expected to participate in office hours if needed.
  • Students are expected to maintain the student code of conduct, adhere to teacher norms, and academic integrity policies always.

Recent News

Penn Hills School District Exits Financial Recovery Status

We are thrilled to announce that the Penn Hills School District has officially exited Financial Recovery status. This monumental achievement was announced on May 23, 2024, by Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Education, Dr. Khalid Mumin, at Penn Hills Middle School.

Linton Middle School's Heartfelt Mentor Appreciation

Over the past two days, Dr. Robinson and YESS Team member Miss Nia guided over 30 eighth-grade students in delivering a special gift to someone of their choosing. About a month ago, an idea was hatched to create t-shirts that allow our kids to give thanks to someone in the building who has truly been a mentor to them during their time at Linton.

Spotlight on: A Pre-Apprenticeship Opportunity

Educators and students, we're excited to share a fantastic summer opportunity that's gaining recognition across the state! Sigma Resources’ subsidiary, Simcoach Games, is partnering with the Allegheny Intermediate Unit and regional schools to offer the Junior Game Developer Pre-Apprenticeship in video game development.

Free After-school Meal Program Launches in Penn Hills School District

The Penn Hills School District, in collaboration with The Nutrition Group, is excited to announce the launch of a new initiative aimed at providing free afterschool meals to school-age children within the community. This program is part of a broader effort to support the nutritional needs of children and ensure they have access to healthy meals outside of regular school hours.

PA FAFSA Submission Deadline Extended

In an important update for students and families across Pennsylvania, the Board of Directors at the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) has extended the submission deadline for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) to June 1, 2024.

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Contact Information

Renel Williams
Director of Teaching, Learning, and Assessment
(412) 793-7000, Ext. 1251

Terri DeBasi
(412) 793-7000, Ext. 1280