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Cornell School Board Meeting Virtual Information

The Cornell School Board workshop meeting will be held physically in-person, as well as virtually starting at 6:30 pm on Monday, May, 10. If you wish to receive the Zoom information for the board meeting please contact Dr. Thomas by 5:15 pm to receive the Zoom information. Email:

Congratulations Jada Jenkins – NYU Film Summer Program

Congratulations to Cornell High School junior Jada Jenkins on being selected to attend the NYU Film Summer program. Admittance into the NYU Film program is a very competitive process involving a number of references and multiple essays. Congratulations Jada!

Mrs. Palo selected for George Washington Teacher Institute

Congratulations to Cornell High School social studies teacher, Mrs. Amy Palo for being selected to attend the digital George Washington Teacher Institute. The Great Experiment: George Washington and the Founding of the U.S. Government is a residential program, but due to COVID-19 precautions it will be conducted remotely. Mrs. Palo will learn from diverse primary sources, including artwork, place, and documents, that highlight the complexities of a man who embraced his responsibilities as a citizen, and whose contemporaries looked to for leadership.

Train Stoppage in Coraopolis - HS morning session will be remote!

The Cornell High School morning sessions students will be remote this morning due to a stopped train that prevented the morning high school run. The elementary morning session will be on schedule, as well as afternoon sessions for high school and elementary.


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Kennywood Picnic Ticket Sale Information

The Cornell SD Picnic is scheduled for Sunday, June 13. Tickets are $29 and all ticket prices will be sold online. To order and pay for your Kennywood picnic tickets you must visit:

There are no longer ticket purchases done at the school.

Parent Trainings

Cornell School District parents are invited to participate in several free training sessions

Cornell Teachers Awarded Grants

Congratulations to Mrs. Rachel McVeagh, Ms. Sarah Sleasman, and Mrs. Miriam Klein for being awarded AIU3 OnRamp Grants. Mrs. McVeagh’s grant will provide teachers with prizes for completing digital choice boards. Ms. Sleasman’s grant will give access to Spanish language texts for students in her Spanish Classes. Mrs. Klein’s grant will be used to encourage students in grades 3 through 8 to “unplug” from computers and to read and explore hands-on activities. For more details, click on the link above.

Cornell Recognized for Closing the Gender Gap in AP Computer Science Principles

Cornell has earned the College Board AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science Principles. Schools honored with the AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award have expanded girls’ access in AP Computer Science courses. Congratulations, Susan Dunning, Cornell HS Computer Science Teacher!
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