Pleasant Valley: Remote Instruction Day
For Thursday, September 29th, Pleasant Valley only will be closed for in-person instruction due to a water main issue at the school. All Pleasant Valley students will attend classes remotely via Canvas on their normal time schedule. 
Students attending all other District schools will remain on their normal in-person schedule.
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Peters
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631 East McMurray Road
McMurray, PA 15317
Phone: 724-941-6251
Fax: 724-941-6565
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Buildings & Grounds

Building & Grounds

About Us
The Peters Township School District Buildings, Grounds and Transportation Department plays an integral part in maintaining the interior and exterior portions of all District facilities and provides transportation for all District students. Visit Transportation
The Buildings, Grounds and Transportation Department may have as many as 135 personnel in its employ at any given time. Employees consists of supervisory, maintenance, custodial, secretarial, drivers, and seasonal staff. Approximately 600,000 square feet of floor space, 68 acres of grass and field space, 24 acres of pavement, 9,500 square feet of sidewalks and walkways, and 7 fuel storage tanks come under the jurisdiction of this department. The department's work includes preventative maintenance, regular cleaning and maintenance, and emergencies. The department also provides manpower and assistance for a multitude of educational programs. Safety, regulation compliance, and support of educational programs are main priorities.

The Department is proud of its efforts to support the District's pursuit of quality education by keeping the physical plants facilities, and vehicles safe, clean, and well-maintained.

Asbestos Management
The School District is in compliance with all requirements for contending with asbestos, as outlined in the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act.

The Asbestos Management Plan for the Peters Township School District is on file at the District Administration Office at 631 East McMurray Road. Copies of the plan are available in each school office. Questions or concerns related to asbestos management should be directed to the Director of Buildings and Grounds.

Integrated Pest Management
The Peters Township School District uses an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach for managing insects, rodents and weeds. Our goal is to protect every student from pesticide exposure by using an IPM approach to pest management. Our IPM approach focuses on making the school building and grounds an unfavorable habitat for these pests by removing food and water sources and eliminating their hiding and breeding places. We accomplish this through routine cleaning and maintenance. We routinely monitor the school building and grounds to detect any pests that are present. The pest monitoring team consists of our maintenance personnel and building staff. Pest sightings are reported to our IPM coordinator who evaluates the “pest problem” and determines the appropriate pest management techniques to address the problem. The techniques can include increased sanitation, modifying storage practices, sealing entry points, physically removing the pest, etc.

From time to time, it may be necessary to use chemicals to manage a pest problem. Chemicals will only be used when necessary, and will not be routinely applied. When chemicals are used, the school will try to use the least toxic product when possible. (Applications of chemicals will be made only after normal school hours.) Notices will be posted in these areas 72 hours prior to application and for two days following the application.

Parents or guardians of students enrolled in the school may request prior notification of specific pesticide applications made at the school. To receive notification, you must be placed on the school notification registry. If you would like to be placed on the registry, please notify the district in writing.

If a chemical application must be made to control an emergency pest problem (example: stinging insects), notice will be provided by telephone to any parent or guardian who has requested such notification in writing. Exemptions to this notification include disinfectants and anti-microbial products; self-containerized baits placed in areas not accessible to students, and gel type baits placed in cracks, crevices or voids; and swimming pool maintenance chemicals.
Each year the district will prepare a new notification registry.

If you have any questions, please contact the Director of Buildings and Grounds.

Community Use of Facilities
To ensure that maximum benefit be derived by the school system and community from properties held by the District, it shall be the policy of the School Board to permit use of the buildings and grounds by school and community organizations at such times as school is not in session, subject to policies, regulations, and rules adopted by the School Board. Visit District Policy No. 707 Use of School Facilities and the associated fee schedule.

All requests for District facility use after school hours must be done online via the Facilities Direct System. All organizations wishing to use the facilities must first send the completed Request Form for Online Access to Jami Christopher at [email protected]. If the application is approved, the applicant will receive a confirmation letter providing access information. All subsequent scheduling requests can then be made through the online system.

Applicable Board Policies
Additional policies may be viewed online here

No Smoking Policy
A no smoking policy within district facilities is currently in effect in the Peters Township School District. The policy prohibits smoking in all district buildings. Information concerning violations of the policy will be filed with the Peters Township Fire Marshall.

Employment
Maintenance and custodial applications are accepted as needed. Visit Employment

Contact Us
Building and Grounds Department
Maintenance Facility
110 Bell Drive
McMurray, PA 15317

Mr. Brandon Womer
Director of Buildings and Grounds
Tel 724 941-6250 ext 6011

 

Mr. Robert Conley
Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds
Tel 724 941-6250 ext. 6017


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Peters
Township
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Peters Township School District
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631 East McMurray Road
McMurray, PA 15317
Phone: 724-941-6251
Fax: 724-941-6565
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