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CASD kindergarten registration

Canelsville County School has scheduled the registration of kindergartens for the 2022-2023 school year in each of the district’s primary schools. Parents are asked to call the building to make an appointment. Dates: Feb. 28 at Springfield Clifford N. Pritz Elementary School; March 1 at the primary school in the village of Bulskin; March 2 at West Crawford Elementary School; March 3 at Dunbar City Primary School. The following documents are required for registration: a child’s birth certificate, a vaccination record and two residency certificates. The enrolled child should also be present if possible. Those who are unable to attend can make an appointment on March 30 at the District Administration Building by calling Ashley McLaughlin at 724-628-3300, ext. 1370

Scholarship seekers were sought

The Valley Garden Club awards a $ 1,500 scholarship to a student studying horticulture, landscape design, botany, plant pathology, forestry, agronomy, environmental issues, urban planning or land management. The scholarship is available to students in the school districts of Belle Vernon, Manesen, California, Fraser, Ringgold or Charleroi. Students can contact their school management for more information. Applications are accepted until April 15.

Open applications for CFFC scholarships

The Fayette County Common Fund (CFFC) has more than 50 applications available for the college’s 2022-2023 academic year. Applicants are required to create an account in the CFFC Online Scholarship Software and take an eligibility test to determine which scholarships match their qualifications. The application deadline is March 31, 2022.

Opportunities for CFFC scholarships are made possible by donors who create scholarship funds, often to honor or commemorate someone special in their lives, support students, and return to the community. Criteria for these scholarships may include field of study, specific high schools, grade point average, participation in sports or the arts, community service hours, and more.

In 2021, the CFFC provided more than $ 160,000 in scholarships for higher education.

For scholarship applications, contact Scholarship Coordinator Lee O’Neill at

A number of speakers have been announced

Graduates of the University of California, Pennsylvania will share real-world experiences through a series of speakers for graduate students.

Sponsored by the School of Postgraduate Studies and Research at Cal U, the series invites you to interact with “great minds and important ideas” in a virtual environment. For links to speakers this fall, visit

Guests of the 2022 Spring Semester: Zach Hutt, a 2004 Cal U graduate and owner of Huth Technologies LLC, at 11 a.m. Feb. 24; Josh Avart, a 2011 graduate working in group sales at the Pittsburgh Pirates, at 7pm on March 15; and Chase Loper, a 2010 and 2012 graduate, at 7 p.m., April 5th.


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