Welcome to Bower Hill Elementary!
About Our School
The Bower Hill Elementary School provides an outstanding educational experience for students in Kindergarten through Grade 3.

Peters Township Settles Teachers Contract
The Peters Township School District and Peters Township Federation of Teachers (PTFT) have reached an agreement and a new contract has been approved by both the PTFT and the Board of School Directors in meetings that took place on May 16, 2016. 
PT Day at the Wild Things: Sunday, June 5, 2016!
Mark you calendar and join us at the ballpark as we celebrate America’s favorite pastime in true Peters Township style! Show your PT Pride and join us for this exciting event featuring student performances and special field access for many of our youth baseball and softball teams. 
PTSD Ranks 6th in Business Times Guide
In the April 2016 “Guide to Western Pennsylvania Schools,” the Pittsburgh Business Times profiled area school districts to determine how local districts compared to other districts in the area and across the state. Peters Township School District was ranked sixth among 103 districts in our area, up one spot from 2015 and was the highest ranking district from Washington County. Among the 494 school districts in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Peters Township also ranked 14th overall, also up one spot from the 2015 rank of 15th. 
New Calendar Approved 3/21/16
On March 21, the Peters Township School Board has approved a revised calendar for the 2015-2016 school year. The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) has granted a waiver for our seniors, and the final day of school for seniors will be June 10, 2016. There will be no school for seniors on June 13-17 as originally planned. Click Read More for complete details. 
Teachers' Contract Negotiation Information for Parents
Negotiations are ongoing between the Peters Township School District and the Peters Township Federation of Teachers (PTFT) as we work to come to an agreement regarding a contract for our teachers, nurses, and counselors. The work stoppage that began on October 28, 2015 has ended and classes resumed on November 27, 2015. Many questions and concerns are being directed to the Administration in the interest of learning facts on both sides of the discussion. Visit the site to find facts and links to documents that impact these negotiations. Click here to visit the site. 
Safety Training for PT Schools
Over the past several years, the Peters Township School District has taken many steps to help improve the safety and security of the students and staff in all of our buildings. Parents are invited to learn more about our efforts, including the implementation of the ALICE Safety Training method. Click Read More to learn more. 
Bower Hill Mission Statement
In a cooperative partnership among students, parents, teachers, administrators, and members of the community that value excellence in education, the Bower Hill Primary Staff will strive to create an atmosphere in which all students will have opportunities to acquire the knowledge base and skills established in the curriculum.
Our School Hours
School Day Hours:  9:00 am to 3:25 pm
School Office Hours:
8:15 am to 4:15 pm

Kindergarten Session Hours:
9:00 a.m. to 11:35 a.m. (Morning Session)
12:55 p.m. to 3:25 p.m. (Afternoon Session)
 
Phone: 724-941-0913
Fax: 724-941-0918
Contact the Principals

Robert Garvey, Principal

724-941-0913 x2401
garveyr@pt-sd.org
 
Julie Franczyk, Assistant Principal
724-941-0913 x2402
franczykj@pt-sd.org
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Upcoming Events
No School, Memorial Day
Mon May 30 2016
BH Junior Achievement Day
Fri Jun 3 2016
Box Top Drawing
Fri Jun 3 2016
Red and White Day
Fri Jun 10 2016
Reflections Awards KAM, 2
Mon Jun 13 2016
Calendar
Box Tops for School!
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Peters Township School District
631 East McMurray Road
McMurray, PA 15317
Phone: 724-941-6251
Fax: 724-941-6565
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