header logo
Peters
Township
School District
facebook
twitter
header address info
264 East McMurray Road
McMurray, PA 15317
Phone: 724.941.6250
Fax: 724.942.0915
View Peters Township School District

Announcements

Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019

Today is “D” Day 

 

Math Club: There will be a Math Club meeting at 2:30 on Thursday September 26 in room 224.  Bring a check made out to PTSD for $10.

 

Library Card Sign-up: September is Library Card Sign-up month! To celebrate, the Peters Township Public Library will be here tomorrow during all lunch periods for anyone who would like to sign up for a library card. The library card gives you access to books, music, movies, research tools, and Libby – the online ebook and audiobook app. All of these are FREE so make sure to stop by outside the cafeteria to sign up!

 

Walk for Wellness: Four out of four people have mental health- One out of four has a diagnosis. PTHS Trust Crew is partnering with Upper Saint Clair Natural Helpers to host the first Walk for Wellness / Wellbeing at PTHS Stadium on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The purpose of our walk is to:

=         Bring the community together in support of individuals who are living with or love someone struggling with mental health related issues such as anxiety, depression, addiction, suicide, etc..

=         Destigmatize the multitude of mental health illnesses that plague our community.

=         Offer informative resources and ideas to improve overall wellbeing.

Entry to the walk is free however we will raffle thematic baskets, host food trucks, and play games such as Tug-of-War, Rowdy Relay, Musical Chairs  and Field goal. Students, get your teams together and join us to win prizes, and establish your dominance and reputation over other PT and USC Teams. There will be music and yoga throughout the day and a speaker at 1:00 p.m. Join in the fun and Walk for Wellness!

 

Project Ignite: Project Ignite is a student-run outreach organization at Carnegie Mellon University offering an interdisciplinary project-based educational program for high school students in the greater Pittsburgh area. You may submit a proposal for something that you would like to work on or you may join another group project. CMU students will provide you with guidance in planning and executing a project, funding, and other resources. This is a competitive application process and successful candidates attend weekly sessions with their mentors for three hours each week over the course of ten weeks. PT students who have participated in this project have thoroughly enjoyed it and some have returned to participate over multiple years. The application process opens on October 1, 2019. To learn more about Project Ignite and some of the innovative projects or to apply, please visit their website www.projectignitecmu.org/apply

See the flyer on the enrichment board across the hall from 116 and scan the QR code for the application.

 

German Club: The first German Club meeting will take place after school today in room 148.  The short informational meeting will be done by 2:50.

 

FOR Crew: Students who attended the FOR Crew training are meeting for the first time today.  If you did not attend the training and are interested in participating in the FOR Crew this year, please stop in the Counseling Office for more information!!

 

French Club: The French club will be holding their first meeting of the year next week today. It will be an outdoor picnic. See Madame Heirendt in room 143 to sign up and to get your activity fee form.

 

Homecoming Dance: This year’s homecoming dance is on Saturday September 21st here at the high school. Information regarding purchasing tickets has been sent to your webapps emails.  THERE WILL BE NO TICKET SALES DURING LUNCH, ALL TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED ONLINE. Please remember to pick up and return homecoming waiver forms to the attendance office. Any questions see Mr. Albright.

 

Homecoming Activities: Attention students! The DAY is almost here.  It's the day that seniors have looked forward to since their first homecoming and it is almost here!

On Wednesday, please join the P-Rade as we walk down the hill from PV elementary to the student parking lot.  See the giant bonfire in the parking lot and watch the dance team perform.  Then - what everyone is waiting for.  The AUCTION.  Each club/sport/activity in the High School has chosen a costume for their seniors to wear on Friday, Senior Day of Service.  Who will buy these fantastic costumes? Bid on your favorite costume - alone, or pool your money with your friends.  What have the football boosters chosen for the football players to wear?  Come see Ms. McCarthy as she starts the bidding for each group, and dance to the tunes of Dj Zippay.  Money can be paid Wednesday night or during any lunch period on Thursday. 

The best day of all is Friday, when the seniors are dressed in their costumes, walking their people to class and being introduced at the pep rally.  This is going to be a year to remember! Help celebrate the last senior class to graduate from the "old" Peters Township high school!

The P-Rade starts at 7:00 pm and the action continues.  Arrange for a ride home at about 8:45.  Be there and bid on your favorite costume!

 

Yearbook Sales: Attention all students!  Buy your PTHS Yearbook today.  Go to jostensyearbooks.com, look for our high school and purchase.  IF you purchase before Sept 27, you can get free icons with a purchase of personalization (student's name on the book).  Also, each student who purchases a yearbook automatically gets a year-long subscription to our school's news magazine, Smoke Signals.

 

CMU SWE Day of Learning: CMU Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is sponsoring their annual day of learning for female students throughout the Tri-State Region. Please reference your Naviance accounts and emails to learn more about attending the CMU SWE High School event. All interested students MUST provide their own transportation and submit the Educational Field Trip request form to the principal’s office no later October 10, 2019.

 

Scholastic Arts and Writing Contest: Registration is open for The Scholastic Arts and Writing Competition. Students who enjoy writing and art competitions should consider submitting an entry. Information about the competition can be found on the enrichment bulletin board outside of room #116. Registration will close on January 8, 2020. For more information about judging criteria, category descriptions and submissions, please visit their website: www.artsandwriting.org

 

Voice of Democracy: Applications for the annual Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition are being accepted by the McMurray VFW until October 25, 2019. This year’s prompt is “What Makes America Great”. Interested students must submit an audio recording of their essay. For additional information about this contest, please speak with Mrs. Groninger (room #141) or Mrs. Alexander (room #116). Information and applications can be found on the bulletin board outside of room #116 or online at https://worldscholarshipforum.com/vfw-voice-democracy-scholarship-program/

 

GUIDANCE:

 

Air Force Visit: Sgt. Andrew Kiczenski from the Air Force will be here to visit during all lunch periods on Weds, September 25. 

 

Marine Visit: Staff Sergeant Aaron Garner from the Marines will be here to visit during all lunch periods on Weds, September 18.

 

Workshop Wednesdays: Wondering about the college application process?  Have a question about the Common App?  Thinking about post-secondary plans?  Stop by room 119 for Workshop Wednesday.  Counselors will be available to answer your questions every Wednesday during lunch periods.

 

Colleges Visiting: The following colleges will have a representative visiting PTHS.  To meet with them, sign up in Naviance.

               

                Tues. Sept. 17 – pd. 8 – Baldwin Wallace

                Wed. Sept. 18 – pd. 7 – Savannah College of Art & Design

                Thurs. Sept. 19 – pd. 5 – St. Bonaventure

   -pd.6 – Ohio University

               

                Mon. Sept. 23 – pd. 1 – West Virginia University

                                                -pd. 3- Edinboro University

                                                -pd. 4 – Seton Hall University

                Tues. Sept. 24 – pd.3 - St Vincent College

                                                - pd, 5 – Chatham University

                                                - pd. 8 Washington Jefferson College

 

 

ATHLETICS:

 

Football Pre-Sale Tickets: Your defending Conference Championship Football team takes on North Hills on Friday at Peters Township Stadium at 7:00pm for the annual Homecoming Game. Pre-Sale tickets are available in the Athletic Office this week for $3.00 for students and $5.00 for adults. All tickets at the game will be $6.00.   Let’s Go PT!

 

Girls Tennis: Girls Tennis remains undefeated with a 3-2 win against Upper Saint Clair. Line 1 singles was Marra Bruce who conquered with a 6-3, 6-0 steal. Line 2 singles was the almighty Kat Wang with a 5-1, retired match. On line 2 doubles, Baylee Sorrell and Bella Englesberg dominated with a 6-3, 6-1 match. Nice job team!

 

Boys Golf: For the 5th time in school history all 6 starters have qualified for the WPIAL boys golf semi-finals. PT qualifiers were: Christian Schreiber 75, Andrew Poon 76, Nick Luniewski 77, Ellian Ascencio 79, Logan Shaw 80, Mason Takacs 82

 

Girls Golf: The Girls Golf Team defeated Bethel Park yesterday at Scenic Valley Golf Club 169 to 230.  Low scores where brought in by Ella McRoberts and Allison Poon both with 39.  The Girls team is now 9-0 in the Section and 10-0 overall.

 

Slo Pitch Rec League Softball: The Rec League Slo Pitch Girls Softball team celebrated Senior Recognition Day for Seniors Morgan Westoven, Sydney Cristofer, Kendall Rantovich and Erin Shannon on Sunday.  The day started out with two resounding victories against West Allegheny with scores of 29-20 and 29-7.  Sara Parker, Erin Shannon and Alyssa Mesinere each had home runs in the winning effort.

 

 

 

 

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE:

 

=                     Girls JV Golf at Seneca Valley - 1:30 pm at Strawberry Ridge GC - Early Release at 11:50 am; Departure at 12:00 pm

=                     Girls Varsity Golf at Oakland Catholic - 2:30 pm at Three Lakes Golf Course - Early Release at 12:40 pm; Departure at 12:50 pm

=                     Varsity Cross Country at Mt. Lebanon w/ Upper St. Clair - 3:30 pm at Mt. Lebanon HS - Early Release at 1:40 pm; Departure at 2:00 pm

=                     Girls JV Tennis at Oakland Catholic - 3:30 pm at Frick Park - Early Release at 1:50 pm; Departure at 2:00 pm

=                     Girls Varsity Tennis vs. Oakland Catholic - 3:30 pm at Peters Township Tennis Center

=                     Girls JV/Varsity Field Hockey at North Allegheny - 6:00/7:30 pm at North Allegheny HS - Departure at 4:30 pm

=                     Girls JV/Varsity Volleyball vs. Upper St. Clair - 6:00/7:15 pm at PTHS Gym

=                     Boys JV/Varsity Soccer vs. Baldwin - 6:15/7:45 pm at Peters Township Stadium

Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019

Today is “E” Day 

 

Blood Drive: The Interact Blood Drive is coming up Friday, September 17th! Please stop by the tables outside of the lunch room or talk to a member of Interact if you are interested in signing up or want more information about donating blood.

Early Dismissals: Just a friendly reminder that green Dismissal Passes will be hung on the Attendance bulletin board, for you to pick up between classes.  Passes will not be delivered to the classrooms.

 

Reflections: Attention all students!  Consider entering the Reflections Contest in areas of Dance, Film, Writing, Music, Photography or Drawing.  The theme is "Look Within".  Forms are available online under the PTSA website.  Items should be turned in in the Counseling Office by October 28th.

 

Math Club: There will be a Math Club meeting at 2:30 on Thursday September 26 in room 224.  Bring a check made out to PTSD for $10.

 

Library Card Sign-up: September is Library Card Sign-up month! To celebrate, the Peters Township Public Library will be here today during all lunch periods for anyone who would like to sign up for a library card. The library card gives you access to books, music, movies, research tools, and Libby – the online ebook and audiobook app. All of these are FREE so make sure to stop by outside the cafeteria to sign up!

 

Walk for Wellness: Four out of four people have mental health- One out of four has a diagnosis. PTHS Trust Crew is partnering with Upper Saint Clair Natural Helpers to host the first Walk for Wellness / Wellbeing at PTHS Stadium on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The purpose of our walk is to:

=         Bring the community together in support of individuals who are living with or love someone struggling with mental health related issues such as anxiety, depression, addiction, suicide, etc..

=         Destigmatize the multitude of mental health illnesses that plague our community.

=         Offer informative resources and ideas to improve overall wellbeing.

Entry to the walk is free however we will raffle thematic baskets, host food trucks, and play games such as Tug-of-War, Rowdy Relay, Musical Chairs  and Field goal. Students, get your teams together and join us to win prizes, and establish your dominance and reputation over other PT and USC Teams. There will be music and yoga throughout the day and a speaker at 1:00 p.m. Join in the fun and Walk for Wellness!

 

Homecoming Dance: This year’s homecoming dance is on Saturday September 21st here at the high school. Information regarding purchasing tickets has been sent to your webapps emails.  THERE WILL BE NO TICKET SALES DURING LUNCH, ALL TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED ONLINE. Please remember to pick up and return homecoming waiver forms to the attendance office. Any questions see Mr. Albright.

 

 

 

 

Project Ignite: Project Ignite is a student-run outreach organization at Carnegie Mellon University offering an interdisciplinary project-based educational program for high school students in the greater Pittsburgh area. You may submit a proposal for something that you would like to work on or you may join another group project. CMU students will provide you with guidance in planning and executing a project, funding, and other resources. This is a competitive application process and successful candidates attend weekly sessions with their mentors for three hours each week over the course of ten weeks. PT students who have participated in this project have thoroughly enjoyed it and some have returned to participate over multiple years. The application process opens on October 1, 2019. To learn more about Project Ignite and some of the innovative projects or to apply, please visit their website www.projectignitecmu.org/apply

See the flyer on the enrichment board across the hall from 116 and scan the QR code for the application.

 

Homecoming Activities: Attention student body! THE DAY is finally here! You've worn your pajamas, you've heard the hype about what goes on for the auction - Come see what it is all about.

If you are walking in the P-Rade, please be up behind PV by 6:30.  After that time no cars will be permitted to drive up.  Watch the P-Rade from the driveway if you aren't already marching in it.  See the fantastic floats and school spirit demonstrated by the best student body in Pennsylvania.  Then come to the student parking lot.  Peters Township firefighters will oversee the bonfire that lights the sky and can be seen from Route 19! After the Dance Team performs, get ready for the Auction. DJ Zippay will spin the tunes, and Ms. McCarthy will auction the best costumes you have seen.  Bid for your favorite costume on your own, or pool your money with your friends, but buy your favorite costume! Money can be paid that night or during any lunch period on Thursday. 

On Friday, come to the school as early as 6:30 to get the costume you bought and dress your seniors! Nothing can be added or subtracted from the costume after it has been approved.  Your seniors are proud to represent their school - The last senior class to graduate from the old PTHS.

This is an event you cannot miss. Get there early and be ready to bid!

 

Yearbook Sales: Attention all students!  Buy your PTHS Yearbook today.  Go to jostensyearbooks.com, look for our high school and purchase.  IF you purchase before Sept 27, you can get free icons with a purchase of personalization (student's name on the book).  Also, each student who purchases a yearbook automatically gets a year-long subscription to our school's news magazine, Smoke Signals.

 

CMU SWE Day of Learning: CMU Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is sponsoring their annual day of learning for female students throughout the Tri-State Region. Please reference your Naviance accounts and emails to learn more about attending the CMU SWE High School event. All interested students MUST provide their own transportation and submit the Educational Field Trip request form to the principal’s office no later October 10, 2019.

 

Scholastic Arts and Writing Contest: Registration is open for The Scholastic Arts and Writing Competition. Students who enjoy writing and art competitions should consider submitting an entry. Information about the competition can be found on the enrichment bulletin board outside of room #116. Registration will close on January 8, 2020. For more information about judging criteria, category descriptions and submissions, please visit their website: www.artsandwriting.org

 

Voice of Democracy: Applications for the annual Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition are being accepted by the McMurray VFW until October 25, 2019. This year’s prompt is “What Makes America Great”. Interested students must submit an audio recording of their essay. For additional information about this contest, please speak with Mrs. Groninger (room #141) or Mrs. Alexander (room #116). Information and applications can be found on the bulletin board outside of room #116 or online at https://worldscholarshipforum.com/vfw-voice-democracy-scholarship-program/

 

GUIDANCE:

 

Air Force Visit: Sgt. Andrew Kiczenski from the Air Force will be here to visit during all lunch periods on Weds, September 25. 

 

Marine Visit: Staff Sergeant Aaron Garner from the Marines will be here to visit during all lunch periods today.

 

Workshop Wednesdays: Wondering about the college application process?  Have a question about the Common App?  Thinking about post-secondary plans?  Stop by room 119 for Workshop Wednesday.  Counselors will be available to answer your questions every Wednesday during lunch periods.

 

Colleges Visiting: The following colleges will have a representative visiting PTHS.  To meet with them, sign up in Naviance.

               

                Wed. Sept. 18 – pd. 7 – Savannah College of Art & Design

                Thurs. Sept. 19 – pd. 5 – St. Bonaventure

   -pd.6 – Ohio University

               

                Mon. Sept. 23 – pd. 1 – West Virginia University

                                                -pd. 3- Edinboro University

                                                -pd. 4 – Seton Hall University

                Tues. Sept. 24 – pd.3 - St Vincent College

                                                - pd, 5 – Chatham University

                                                - pd. 8 Washington Jefferson College

 

 

ATHLETICS:

 

Girls Tennis: Varsity Girls Tennis remains undefeated with a 4-1 win against Oakland Catholic. Line 1 singles was Kat Wang with a 6-2, 6-1 sweep. Line 2 singles was Baylee Sorrell, who was victorious 6-2, 6-4. Line 1 doubles was Lauren Sladic and Juliette Langley who dominated 6-1, 6-2. Line 2 doubles was Carly Brewster and Maddie Mackay who came out on top 6-3, 6-2. Varsity stands with a 11-0 record for the season.

 

Girls Golf: The Girls Golf Team won there section match yesterday versus Oakland Catholic 175 to 197.  Low Scores were brought in by Ella McRoberts 40 and Delaney Kern 42.

 

Girls Volleyball: Peters Girls Volleyball won in a 4 set match over Upper Saint Clair. (PT - USC)
Set 1: 25-18, Set 2: 25-22, Set 3: 16-25
, Set 4: 25-19. Key players were: Lauren Valentic with 17 kills and 8 blocks; Abby Willot with 9 and 3 blocks and Maddie Tassone with 16 digs passing a 2.55

 

Girls Field Hockey: The Peters Township Lady Indians traveled to North Allegheny to face the Tigers in field hockey action last night. JV lost with a score of 2-1, with Maria Tabuenca scoring for Peters Township. Varsity won 2-1, with goals by Nica Schratz and Gia Grau. Solid defense work and outstanding teamwork by all assured victory. 

 

Football Pre-Sale Tickets: Your defending Conference Championship Football team takes on North Hills on Friday at Peters Township Stadium at 7:00pm for the annual Homecoming Game. Pre-Sale tickets are available in the Athletic Office this week for $3.00 for students and $5.00 for adults. All tickets at the game will be $6.00.   Let’s Go PT!

 

 

 

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE:

 

?         Boys Varsity Golf at Trinity  - 3:00 pm at Lone Pine GC -Early Release at 1:35 pm; - Departure at 1:45 pm

 

?         Boys JV Golf vs. Trinity - 3:15 pm at Frosty Valley Golf Links - Early Release at 2:10 pm; -Departure at 2:20 pm

 

?         Girls Varsity Tennis vs. Hampton - 3:30 pm at Peters Township Tennis Center

 

?         Girls JV Tennis at Hampton - 3:30 pm at Hampton Township HS - Early Release at 1:40 pm; Departure at 1:50 pm

 

?         Girls JV/Varsity Soccer vs. Baldwin - 6:15/7:45 pm at Peters Township Stadium

Thursday -Sept. 19, 2019

Today is “A” Day 

 

Blood Drive: The Interact Blood Drive is coming up Friday, September 17th! Please stop by the tables outside of the lunch room or talk to a member of Interact if you are interested in signing up or want more information about donating blood.

Early Dismissals: Just a friendly reminder that green Dismissal Passes will be hung on the Attendance bulletin board, for you to pick up between classes.  Passes will not be delivered to the classrooms.

 

Reflections: Attention all students!  Consider entering the Reflections Contest in areas of Dance, Film, Writing, Music, Photography or Drawing.  The theme is "Look Within".  Forms are available online under the PTSA website.  Items should be turned in in the Counseling Office by October 28th.

 

Math Club: There will be a Math Club meeting at 2:30 on Thursday September 26 in room 224.  Bring a check made out to PTSD for $10.

 

Walk for Wellness: Four out of four people have mental health- One out of four has a diagnosis. PTHS Trust Crew is partnering with Upper Saint Clair Natural Helpers to host the first Walk for Wellness / Wellbeing at PTHS Stadium on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The purpose of our walk is to:

=         Bring the community together in support of individuals who are living with or love someone struggling with mental health related issues such as anxiety, depression, addiction, suicide, etc..

=         Destigmatize the multitude of mental health illnesses that plague our community.

=         Offer informative resources and ideas to improve overall wellbeing.

Entry to the walk is free however we will raffle thematic baskets, host food trucks, and play games such as Tug-of-War, Rowdy Relay, Musical Chairs  and Field goal. Students, get your teams together and join us to win prizes, and establish your dominance and reputation over other PT and USC Teams. There will be music and yoga throughout the day and a speaker at 1:00 p.m. Join in the fun and Walk for Wellness!

 

Project Ignite: Project Ignite is a student-run outreach organization at Carnegie Mellon University offering an interdisciplinary project-based educational program for high school students in the greater Pittsburgh area. You may submit a proposal for something that you would like to work on or you may join another group project. CMU students will provide you with guidance in planning and executing a project, funding, and other resources. This is a competitive application process and successful candidates attend weekly sessions with their mentors for three hours each week over the course of ten weeks. PT students who have participated in this project have thoroughly enjoyed it and some have returned to participate over multiple years. The application process opens on October 1, 2019. To learn more about Project Ignite and some of the innovative projects or to apply, please visit their website www.projectignitecmu.org/apply

See the flyer on the enrichment board across the hall from 116 and scan the QR code for the application.

 

 

Homecoming Activities: The Dance Team would like to thank everyone who came out last night to attend the P-Rade, Bonfire and Auction.  If you bought a costume last night, but didn't have your money, you can pay during any lunch period today outside the cafeteria! A portion of the proceeds will be donated to charity. Get ready for a GREAT DAY tomorrow - the Senior Day of Service.  Come to school as early as 6:30 am to get your costume and dress your seniors for their special day!

 

Yearbook Sales: Attention all students!  Buy your PTHS Yearbook today.  Go to jostensyearbooks.com, look for our high school and purchase.  IF you purchase before Sept 27, you can get free icons with a purchase of personalization (student's name on the book).  Also, each student who purchases a yearbook automatically gets a year-long subscription to our school's news magazine, Smoke Signals.

 

CMU SWE Day of Learning: CMU Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is sponsoring their annual day of learning for female students throughout the Tri-State Region. Please reference your Naviance accounts and emails to learn more about attending the CMU SWE High School event. All interested students MUST provide their own transportation and submit the Educational Field Trip request form to the principal’s office no later October 10, 2019.

 

Scholastic Arts and Writing Contest: Registration is open for The Scholastic Arts and Writing Competition. Students who enjoy writing and art competitions should consider submitting an entry. Information about the competition can be found on the enrichment bulletin board outside of room #116. Registration will close on January 8, 2020. For more information about judging criteria, category descriptions and submissions, please visit their website: www.artsandwriting.org

 

Voice of Democracy: Applications for the annual Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition are being accepted by the McMurray VFW until October 25, 2019. This year’s prompt is “What Makes America Great”. Interested students must submit an audio recording of their essay. For additional information about this contest, please speak with Mrs. Groninger (room #141) or Mrs. Alexander (room #116). Information and applications can be found on the bulletin board outside of room #116 or online at https://worldscholarshipforum.com/vfw-voice-democracy-scholarship-program/

 

GUIDANCE:

 

Air Force Visit: Sgt. Andrew Kiczenski from the Air Force will be here to visit during all lunch periods on Weds, September 25. 

 

Workshop Wednesdays: Wondering about the college application process?  Have a question about the Common App?  Thinking about post-secondary plans?  Stop by room 119 for Workshop Wednesday.  Counselors will be available to answer your questions every Wednesday during lunch periods.

 

Colleges Visiting: The following colleges will have a representative visiting PTHS.  To meet with them, sign up in Naviance.

               

                Thurs. Sept. 19 – pd. 5 – St. Bonaventure

   -pd.6 – Ohio University

               

                Mon. Sept. 23 – pd. 1 – West Virginia University

                                                -pd. 3- Edinboro University

                                                -pd. 4 – Seton Hall University

                Tues. Sept. 24 – pd.3 - St Vincent College

                                                - pd, 5 – Chatham University

                                                - pd. 8 - Washington Jefferson College

                Wed. Sept. 25 – pd. 5  -Duquesne University

                                                -pd. 9 – Binghampton University

                Thurs. Sept. 26 – pd. 6 – Wheeling University

 

 

ATHLETICS:

 

Girls Tennis: Varsity Girls Tennis beat Hampton 5-0. Line 1 singles was Adisyn Moorhead who was victorious 6-1, 6-1. Line 2 singles was Grace Elizabeth Salus with a savage 6-1, 6-0 match. Line 3 singles was Lauren Sladic who came out on top 6-1, 6-0. Line 1 doubles was Bella Englesberg and Emma Scarton with a successful 6-0, 6-1 match. Line 2 doubles was Maddie Langlois and Juliette Langley who brought it home 6-1, 6-0. Varsity Tennis remains undefeated with a 12-0 record.

 

Boys Golf: The Varsity Boys Golf team clinched its 17th consecutive playoff appearance with a 197 to 221 win over Trinity at Lone Pine Country Club. Andrew Poon led PT with 38 and Nick Luniewski and Christian Schreiber added 39s for the 12 and 2 Indians.

 

Football Pre-Sale Tickets: Your defending Conference Championship Football team takes on North Hills on Friday at Peters Township Stadium at 7:00pm for the annual Homecoming Game. Pre-Sale tickets are available in the Athletic Office this week for $3.00 for students and $5.00 for adults. All tickets at the game will be $6.00.   Let’s Go PT!

 

 

 

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE:

 

?         Girls Varsity Tennis at WPIAL Singles

 

?         Girls Varsity Golf at WPIAL Sectionals - 9:00 am at Fox Run Golf Course - Departure at 6:45 am

 

?         Boys Varsity Golf vs. Mount Lebanon - 3:15 pm at Valleybrook CC - Early Release at 2:20 pm; Departure at 2:30 pm

 

?         Boys JV Golf at Mount Lebanon - 3:30 pm at Mt. Lebanon GC - Early Release at 2:10 pm; -Departure at 2:20 pm

 

?         Girls JV Tennis at Thomas Jefferson - 3:30 pm at Thomas Jefferson High School - Departure at 2:30 pm

 

?         Girls JV/Varsity Soccer vs. Seton-La Salle - 6:00/7:30 pm at Peters Township Stadium

 

?         Boys JV/Varsity Soccer at Canon-McMillan - 6:30/8:00 pm at Canon-McMillan Stadium -

Departures at 5:15/6:45 pm

 

?         Girls JV/Varsity Volleyball at Moon - 7:00/8:00 pm at Moon High School - Departure at 5:20 pm

Friday, Sept. 20, 2019

Today is “B” Day 

 

Forensics and Debate Club: All students interested in joining Forensics Speech and Debate, please attend our first general meeting in the library after school on Thursday, September 26th.  

 

Computer Club: The next computer club meeting will be Monday, September 23rd after school in Room 232.

 

SAFE: Are you interested in the Environment? If so then it’s not too late to join the Peters Township High School Environmental Club (SAFE)!! There will be a meeting for new and current members of SAFE, after school on Tuesday 9/24 in room 207. If you are unable to attend please see Mr. Compeggie for more information.

Blood Drive: The Interact Blood Drive is coming up Friday, September 17th! Please stop by the tables outside of the lunch room or talk to a member of Interact if you are interested in signing up or want more information about donating blood.

Early Dismissals: Just a friendly reminder that green Dismissal Passes will be hung on the Attendance bulletin board, for you to pick up between classes.  Passes will not be delivered to the classrooms.

 

Reflections: Attention all students!  Consider entering the Reflections Contest in areas of Dance, Film, Writing, Music, Photography or Drawing.  The theme is "Look Within".  Forms are available online under the PTSA website.  Items should be turned in in the Counseling Office by October 28th.

 

Math Club: There will be a Math Club meeting at 2:30 on Thursday September 26 in room 224.  Bring a check made out to PTSD for $10.

 

Walk for Wellness: Four out of four people have mental health- One out of four has a diagnosis. PTHS Trust Crew is partnering with Upper Saint Clair Natural Helpers to host the first Walk for Wellness / Wellbeing at PTHS Stadium on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The purpose of our walk is to:

=         Bring the community together in support of individuals who are living with or love someone struggling with mental health related issues such as anxiety, depression, addiction, suicide, etc..

=         Destigmatize the multitude of mental health illnesses that plague our community.

=         Offer informative resources and ideas to improve overall wellbeing.

Entry to the walk is free however we will raffle thematic baskets, host food trucks, and play games such as Tug-of-War, Rowdy Relay, Musical Chairs  and Field goal. Students, get your teams together and join us to win prizes, and establish your dominance and reputation over other PT and USC Teams. There will be music and yoga throughout the day and a speaker at 1:00 p.m. Join in the fun and Walk for Wellness!

 

Yearbook Sales: Attention all students!  Buy your PTHS Yearbook today.  Go to jostensyearbooks.com, look for our high school and purchase.  IF you purchase before Sept 27, you can get free icons with a purchase of personalization (student's name on the book).  Also, each student who purchases a yearbook automatically gets a year-long subscription to our school's news magazine, Smoke Signals.

 

Project Ignite: Project Ignite is a student-run outreach organization at Carnegie Mellon University offering an interdisciplinary project-based educational program for high school students in the greater Pittsburgh area. You may submit a proposal for something that you would like to work on or you may join another group project. CMU students will provide you with guidance in planning and executing a project, funding, and other resources. This is a competitive application process and successful candidates attend weekly sessions with their mentors for three hours each week over the course of ten weeks. PT students who have participated in this project have thoroughly enjoyed it and some have returned to participate over multiple years. The application process opens on October 1, 2019. To learn more about Project Ignite and some of the innovative projects or to apply, please visit their website www.projectignitecmu.org/apply

See the flyer on the enrichment board across the hall from 116 and scan the QR code for the application.

 

CMU SWE Day of Learning: CMU Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is sponsoring their annual day of learning for female students throughout the Tri-State Region. Please reference your Naviance accounts and emails to learn more about attending the CMU SWE High School event. All interested students MUST provide their own transportation and submit the Educational Field Trip request form to the principal’s office no later October 10, 2019.

 

Scholastic Arts and Writing Contest: Registration is open for The Scholastic Arts and Writing Competition. Students who enjoy writing and art competitions should consider submitting an entry. Information about the competition can be found on the enrichment bulletin board outside of room #116. Registration will close on January 8, 2020. For more information about judging criteria, category descriptions and submissions, please visit their website: www.artsandwriting.org

 

Voice of Democracy: Applications for the annual Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition are being accepted by the McMurray VFW until October 25, 2019. This year’s prompt is “What Makes America Great”. Interested students must submit an audio recording of their essay. For additional information about this contest, please speak with Mrs. Groninger (room #141) or Mrs. Alexander (room #116). Information and applications can be found on the bulletin board outside of room #116 or online at https://worldscholarshipforum.com/vfw-voice-democracy-scholarship-program/

 

GUIDANCE:

 

Air Force Visit: Sgt. Andrew Kiczenski from the Air Force will be here to visit during all lunch periods on Weds, September 25. 

 

Workshop Wednesdays: Wondering about the college application process?  Have a question about the Common App?  Thinking about post-secondary plans?  Stop by room 119 for Workshop Wednesday.  Counselors will be available to answer your questions every Wednesday during lunch periods.

 

Colleges Visiting: The following colleges will have a representative visiting PTHS.  To meet with them, sign up in Naviance.

               

                Mon. Sept. 23 – pd. 1 – West Virginia University

                                                -pd. 3- Edinboro University

                                                -pd. 4 – Seton Hall University

                Tues. Sept. 24 – pd.3 - St Vincent College

                                                - pd, 5 – Chatham University

                                                - pd. 8 - Washington Jefferson College

               

Wed. Sept. 25 – pd. 5 -Duquesne University

                                                -pd. 9 – Binghampton University

                Thurs. Sept. 26 – pd. 6 – Wheeling University

                Fri. Sept. 27 – pd. 3 – Allegheny College

 

 

ATHLETICS:

 

Boys Golf: The Varsity Boys Golf team improved to 13 and 2 overall with a 205 to 231 win against Mount Lebanon. Mason Takacs led PT with 39 and Nick Luniewski added a 40. The JV Boys Golf team remain undefeated at 13 and 0 with a 209 to 210 win over Mount Lebanon at Mount Lebanon golf course. Austin Malley lead PT with a 40.

 

WPISL Softball: The WPISL Varsity Softball Team topped Baldwin last night 23-13 while raising their record to 5-3 on the season.  Olivia McCullough and Erin Shannon led the way with home runs.

 

Football Pre-Sale Tickets: Your defending Conference Championship Football team takes on North Hills on Friday at Peters Township Stadium at 7:00pm for the annual Homecoming Game. Pre-Sale tickets are available in the Athletic Office this week for $3.00 for students and $5.00 for adults. All tickets at the game will be $6.00.   Let’s Go PT!

 

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE:

 

FRIDAY – September 20, 2019

 

?         Girls Varsity Tennis at WPIAL Singles

 

?         Boys Varsity Football vs. North Hills - 7:00 pm at Peters Township Stadium

 

SATURDAY – September 21, 2019

 

?         Varsity Cross Country at PIAA Foundation Meet - 9:00 am in Hershey, PA

 

?         JV Football at North Hills - 10:00 am at North Hills HS - Departure at 8:15 am

 

?         Girls Varsity Golf at McDowell Invitational - 11:00 am at Erie Golf Club

footer logo
Peters
Township
School District
PT High School
Address Info
264 East McMurray Road
McMurray, PA 15317
Phone: 724.941.6250
Fax: 724.942.0915
facebook
twitter
Copyright © 2019. Peters Township School District. All Rights Reserved. School CMS created by eSchoolView