Ross Elementary

Ross Elementary

Ross Elementary School serves students in grades K-5.

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90 Houston Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Phone: 412-318-1542 | Attendance: 412-318-1553
Fax: 412-318-1544

Principal

Jason Beall

Mr. Jason Beall
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News
2020 North Hills Holiday Card Art Contest

North Hills Holiday Card Art Contest returns; Entries due Nov. 16

North Hills is once again holding a holiday card art contest. The winner’s artwork will be featured on this year’s district holiday card. The winner will also receive a $50 cash gift card.

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Grab-and-go meal

Meals now free for rest of school year; Pre-order weekly for curbside pick up

All student meals, both in-person and curbside, will now be free for the entire 2020-21 school year for all children age 18 and under.

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Student at school on iPad with classmates on Zoom

Dr. Mannarino: Hybrid to likely continue for 'quite a while'

Dr. Mannarino stated at Thursday's school board meeting that he expects Hybrid to continue for North Hills for “quite a while” given current COVID-19 case counts in Allegheny County and state guidance.

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Ross Elementary student positive for COVID-19

The NHSD has learned that a student at Ross Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19.

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Elementary Philosophy

 
Each school shares the responsibility with the home to promote personal growth, societal responsibility and citizenship. The family assumes the initial responsibility for helping the child develop physically, intellectually, socially, emotionally, and ethically. The school provides additional opportunities to promote the individual’s growth in these five critical areas. Children enter school at various levels of development. The school recognizes these levels of maturation and addresses each situation as it occurs.

Elementary Program

The goal of the elementary program is to equip each child to be an informed, caring and effective citizen. This is accomplished at the primary level by teaching children to read, to express their thoughts through speaking and writing, to work with numbers and mathematical operations, to investigate, to inquire and to solve problems.

All elementary students are required to take Literacy, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Library Services, Health, Vocal Music and Art. Beginning in fourth grade students may also elect to study an instrument from the string, wind, brass, or percussion family.

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6-Day Schedule

Ross Elementary School operates on a six-day schedule. The day of the week (Day 1 through Day 6) is included on elementary food services menus. Please refer to the current lunch menu for schedule information.

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