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First Day of School & Kindergarten Transition Schedule
 
Thursday, August 24, 2017 is the first day of school for students in grades 1-12. Students entering kindergarten will attend a one-hour orientation with their parent/guardian on August 24. 
  • Aiken Elementary - 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
  • Dormont Elementary - 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
  • Myrtle Elementary - 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
On August 25, 28 & 29, kindergarten students will attend school for a half day and will be dismissed after lunch/recess. Students will utilize their normal mode of transportation on these days.
  • Aiken Elementary - 8:25 am. - 12:35 p.m.
  • Dormont Elementary - 8:05 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
  • Myrtle Elementary - 8:30 a.m. - 12:40 p.m. 
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 is the first full day of school for kindergarten students.  
Orientations, Meet the Teacher Events & Curriculum Nights
 
Middle School Orientation - 6th Grade & New Students
Monday, August 21, 2017
8:30 a.m.  - 10:30 a.m.
Transporation will be provided for students in Green Tree and Castle Shannon. Look for more details in early August. Students who walk or are dropped should meet in the Middle School LGI. Parents/guardians may wait in the cafeteria. 
 
High School Orientation - 9th Grade & New Students
Monday, August 21, 2017
9:00 a.m.
Students should plan to arrive on their own and meet in the cafeteria.  
 
Aiken Back-to-School Swim Party
Monday, August 21, 2017
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.  |   Green Tree Pool
 
Dormont & Myrtle Meet-the-Teacher Night
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
5 p.m. - 7 p.m. 
 
Kindergarten Orientation
Thursday, August 24, 2017
  • Aiken Elementary - 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
  • Dormont Elementary - 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
  • Myrtle Elementary - 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  
High School Fall Open House
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
 
Elementary Curriculum Night
Thursday, September 14, 2017
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.  
 
Middle School Fall Open House & Curriculum Night
Thursday, September 28, 2017 
Six Day Rotation Schedule for Elementary Students

All elementary students participate in a six-day rotation of "specials" classes, including art, music, library, physical education, and a STEAM class, which was added in the 2016-17 school year.

The 2017-2018 school year calendar, which is color-coded to correspond to the day in the rotation, is included on the district's website
Classroom Supply Lists
 
Classroom supply lists are available for each elementary and middle school grade level and for high school departments. Please click here to view the classroom supply lists
Transportation Information - School Day, Activity Buses & Parkway West
Bus pass for the 2017-2018 school year were mailed to families the week of August 14, 2017. Please click here to read the district's letter regarding transportation and the rules of conduct for all bus passengers: 2017-18 Transportation Letter
 
Activity Buses 
Keystone Oaks offers two after-school activity buses for students who participate in various activities, athletics and educational programs.

The 5:30 p.m. activity bus begins on the first day of school and runs Monday through Thursday throughout the school year. The 4 p.m. activity bus begins after Labor Day and runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the school year.

The activity buses run from the High School/Middle School complex to Castle Shannon, Dormont and Green Tree. The list of stops is available on the Transportation Department's website. 
 
Transportation for Parkway West Students
On days when Keystone Oaks High School DOES NOT have classes and Parkway West IS IN SESSION, students will be transported as per the bus passes sent home, with the following change:

Bus Number 7 or 8 - A.M.
Morning Parkway students will be taken to their stops when returning from Parkway classes

On days when Keystone Oaks High School IS IN SESSION and Parkway West DOES NOT have classes, Green Tree and Castle Shannon students will transported according to the schedule available on the Transportation Department's website

Dormont students are to walk to school. This schedule may be revised; please check with the bus driver for any revisions.  
 
 
Daily School Hours
 
Fred L. Aiken Elementary
Office Hours - 7:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Student Arrival/Dismissal - 8:15 a.m. / 3:10 p.m.
 
Dormont Elementary
Office Hours - 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Student Arrival/Dismissal - 7:45 a.m. / 3 p.m.
 
Myrtle Avenue Elementary
Office Hours - 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Student Arrival/Dismissal - 8:15 a.m. / 3:25 p.m.
 
Keystone Oaks Middle School
Office Hours - 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Student Arrival/Dismissal - 7:45 a.m. / 2:36 p.m. 
 
Keystone Oaks High School
Office Hours - 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Student Arrival/Dismissal - 7:45 a.m. / 2:36 p.m.
 
 
 
Keystone Oaks School District  |  1000 Kelton Avenue  |  Pittsburgh, PA 15216-1984  |  Phone: 412-571-6000  |  District Fax: 412-571-6006 Aiken Fax: 412-571-6164  |  Dormont Fax: 412-571-6151  |  Myrtle Fax: 412-571-6051  |  Middle School Fax: 412-571-6092  |  High School Fax: 412-571-6043
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