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Pre-K Counts Registration Happening

Registration is happening now for Pre-K Counts, which is hosted at Cornell Elementary, but run by the AIU. Please click on the link above for more information! Pre-K Counts is available for children ages 3-5, and is an income eligible program.

Cornell SD - Moonshot Grant Award Winner!

Cornell SD was recently awarded a $70,000 Moonshot Grant by the Remake Learning Network! Congratulations to Mr. Kris Hupp for his efforts with this grant proposal! Cornell’s proposal, Mapping Professional Learning Pathways for Educational Transformation, reimagines what professional learning and education can be through providing innovative learning experiences based on the needs of our teachers and our commitment to a more just future.

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.


Sincerely,

Cornell School District Administration

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: www.kennywood.com/cornell

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.
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