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Everyday, we empower each of our students to reach their individual potential, learn to respect themselves and others, and to become lifelong learners.

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The mission of the New Kensington-Arnold School District, a vibrant and inviting centerpiece of the community, is to ensure that each student is prepared, inspired, and motivated to be a successful contributing citizen of an ever-evolving global society by engaging and challenging students with personalized instruction, teaching excellence, innovative technology, and high expectations for superior academic achievement while embracing our unique traditions, heritage, and diversity in a safe, nurturing, student-centered environment.

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News & Announcements

NKASD Board Policy Committee Meeting

The New Kensington-Arnold School Board will hold a Policy Committee Meeting on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually via zoom. Information for joining the virtual meeting is below. The meeting is open to the public. Please click the link to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/92586714323 Or One tap mobile: US: +13126266799,,92586714323# or +16465588656,,92586714323# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 9128 or +1 253 215 8782 Webinar ID: 925 8671 4323

VJSHS Closed Monday, April 19, 2021

In response to a fourth positive covid-19 case in VJSHS, the school will be closed tomorrow, Monday April 19th in accordance with PDE and Dept. of Health guidance. The building will operate using the fully virtual model. Although the building is cleaned on a daily basis, additional resources will be placed in the building tomorrow to ensure a safe return on Tuesday. All other District schools will operate as normal.

7th & 8th Grade PSSA Exam Information

During the month of April, our seventh and eighth grade students will be taking a number of Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) exams. Please click on Read Full Story to find the schedule, Frequently Asked Questions, Code of Conduct for Test Takers, and Guidelines for Electronic Devices.

Trash/Recycling Bid Opening

The Trash and Recycling Bid opening will take place via zoom on Friday, April 16th at 10:00 a.m. Please see the zoom information below. Please click the link to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/97595935209 Or One tap mobile: US: +13017158592, 97595935209# or +13126266799, 97595935209# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 9128 Webinar ID: 975 9593 5209

Kennywood School Picnic Ticket Sale

The New Kensington-Arnold School District Kennywood School Picnic will be Saturday, June 5, 2021. School Ticket Sale will take place on Thursday, May 6th at the following locations: Valley Junior Senior High School 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Roy A. Hunt Elementary 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. FunDay Tickets are $29.00. Only cash or money orders will be accepted. No personal checks. Tickets are also available at www.kennywood.com/newken. Tickets purchased online are subject to a $3.00 processing fee and applicable taxes per ticket. Contact Tracy Fleeger at tfleeger@nkasd.com or 724-335-4401 Ext. 1064 for more information.

NKASD General School Board Meeting - Tuesday, April 6, 2021

The New Kensington-Arnold School District General School Board Meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in the Board Room at VJSHS, 703 Stevenson Boulevard, New Kensington. The meeting will also be available online via Zoom. Please click the link to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/94747124138 Or One tap mobile: US: +13126266799, 94747124138# or +16465588656, 94747124138# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 9128 or +1 253 215 8782 Webinar ID: 947 4712 4138
Everyday, we empower each of our students to reach their individual potential, learn to respect themselves and others, and to become lifelong learners.