About the High School

About the High School

Meet Mr. Jason Kushak

Jason Kushak
Mr. Kushak’s was appointed as the principal of Keystone Oaks High School in 2017. Mr. Kushak has worked to implement the 
National Math & Science Initiatve at Keystone Oaks High School. His goal is to continue working with the best students, teachers and families to build a school climate based on trust and respect. 
Previously, he worked as the High School Principal at Brownsville Area High School and was also a principal in the Forest Area School District. He was also was an elementary computer science teacher in the Uniontown School District. 
Throughout his career as an administrator, he has developed a 1:1 Chromebook initiative, integrated an entrepreneurship program into the high school curriculum, and worked with counselors to increase the number of students receiving scholarships and developing post-secondary plans. He earned his M.S. in Education Administration from the University of Pittsburgh.

Meet Mr. Michael Linnert

Mike Linnert
Mr. Michael Linnert is the Principal at Keystone Oaks High School. He began working as Keystone Oaks' Assistant High School Principal in November 2018. 
Prior to Keystone Oaks, Mr. Linnert worked as the Assistant Principal at Clairton Middle/High School since 2016 and as the Athletic Director for the same school since 2013. He earned his M.S. in Instructional Leadership / Sports Management from Robert Morris University and his administration credentials from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. 

Throughout his tenure with the Clairton City School District, Mr. Linnert created a professional learning community that encouraged best teacher practices, student engagement, and effective communication. He also implemented a restorative justice program that focused on building relationships, developing empathy, reducing suspensions and improving instruction.


High School Principal - Mr. Jason Kushak
High School Office Phone - 412-571-6000, Option #1
Location - The main high school office is located on the ground floor of the high school building, near Central Administration. Upon entering the main office is located immediately to the right. 

Athletic Director - 
Mr. Mark Elphinstone
Phone - 412-571-6046

Guidance Office
Counselors - Nicole Varrenti and Jennifer Tom 
Secretary - Mrs. Nancy Smay
Phone- 412-571-6000


Office Hours: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Student Arrival: 7:45 a.m.
Student Dismissal: 2:36 p.m.

Bell Schedule

7:40 a.m.: Warning Bell

7:45 - 7:55 a.m.: Homeroom

7:58 - 8:40 a.m.: Period 1

8:43 - 9:25 a.m.: Period 2
9:28 - 10:10 a.m.: Period 3

10:13 - 10:55 a.m.: Period 4
10:58 - 11:40 a..: Period 5 (Grades 9 & 10)
10:58 - 11:28 a.m.: Lunch A (Grades 11 & 12)

11:31 - 12:13 p.m.: Period 5 (Grades 11 & 12)
11:44 - 12:14 p.m.: Lunch B (Grades 9 & 10)

12:16 - 12:58 p.m.: Period 6

1:01 - 1:43 p.m.: Period 7

1:46 - 2:28 p.m.: Period 8

2:28 pm: Dismissal

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