The Magical World of KAS Kindergarten

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As I was about to start a tour the other day, a mom asked why she should send her Kindergarten to KAS. Without a moment of hesitation, I listed a…

Seeking Head of School

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Kentucky Avenue School is seeking a dynamic and visionary Head of School with strong administrative experience, a passion for teaching, and a demonstrated commitment to progressive community values where every…

Morning Meetings Start the Day

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At 7:45 the first school bus arrives. A sleepy student descends the steps and is greeted by a staff member. For the next 15 minutes, students arrive by bus or…

Why Hands-On-Learning?

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As I was giving a prospective family a tour the other day, second grade was a flurry of activity. They were in the class, they were outside the class, with…

The Importance of Art

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When you open the doors that take you into KAS, take a moment and enjoy the art that adorns the main hallway of our school. It is an ever changing…

Enter with a sense of wonder…

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Through the halls of KAS and in every classroom, science is happening whether the students realize it or not.  From the youngest of the KAS community, the scientific process has…

Financial Literacy In 4th and 5th Grade

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Be weary of borrowing money from a KAS 4/5th grade student. They might start charging you interest or they might lecture you on the importance of establishing good credit. This…

Looking for Summer Camps?

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For more information and registration: https://sites.google.com/view/creativeartcamp or email creativecamp2024@gmail.com

Celebration of Warmth and Light

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12/12/23 Tuesdays at KAS are for all school assemblies. Each student collects in their classroom to drop off their belongings and head to the social hall with their classmates and…

Immediate Kindergarten Teacher Position

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Kentucky Avenue School, a K-8 independent school in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh, announces a search for a Kindergarten teacher for the remainder of the 2023-2024 school year and moving…

5th Grader Malena X. tries her hand at teaching!

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Hopscotch Songs is a YouTube channel of animated educational songs made by a teacher and musician duo, Matt and Joanna Pace. As a second grade teacher, Joanna, looks for ways…

Art for a Cause: 10/27 Healing Partnership

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When tasked with a memorial project for the 5th commemoration of the horrific attacks at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh to remember the loss of 11 special souls in…

Substitute Teacher

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Kentucky Avenue School, a K-8 independent school in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh is always looking for terrific people who might be interested in substitute teaching! Kentucky Avenue seeks to…
Job Posting

Seeking Head of School

Kentucky Avenue School is seeking a dynamic and visionary Head of School with strong administrative experience, a passion for teaching, and a demonstrated commitment to progressive community values where every child is able to be themselves and shine.

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The Importance of Art

When you open the doors that take you into KAS, take a moment and enjoy the art that adorns the main hallway of our school. It is an ever changing beauty of creativity on display bringing out the best of our students by our fantastic art teacher Ms. Stephanie.  Stephanie began her education with a…

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Enter with a sense of wonder…

Through the halls of KAS and in every classroom, science is happening whether the students realize it or not.  From the youngest of the KAS community, the scientific process has already begun. The best part of an educator’s job is being trusted with these young minds and fostering their curiosity. Through the Responsive Classroom, teachers…

Job Posting

Seeking Head of School

Kentucky Avenue School is seeking a dynamic and visionary Head of School with strong administrative experience, a passion for teaching, and a demonstrated commitment to progressive community values where every child is able to be themselves and shine.

School News | Uncategorized

The Importance of Art

When you open the doors that take you into KAS, take a moment and enjoy the art that adorns the main hallway of our school. It is an ever changing beauty of creativity on display bringing out the best of our students by our fantastic art teacher Ms. Stephanie.  Stephanie began her education with a…

School News | Uncategorized

Enter with a sense of wonder…

Through the halls of KAS and in every classroom, science is happening whether the students realize it or not.  From the youngest of the KAS community, the scientific process has already begun. The best part of an educator’s job is being trusted with these young minds and fostering their curiosity. Through the Responsive Classroom, teachers…