Myrtle Avenue Elementary School

Myrtle Avenue Elementary School

Myrtle Avenue Elementary: The Latest News & Updates

To learn about the latest news and happenings at Myrtle Avenue Elementary School, be sure to activate your ParentSquare account and read the Daily Digest, sent nightly at 6 p.m.

Reminders for Myrtle Avenue Elementary Families

Arrival Procedures

  • Breakfast begins at 8:20 a.m.. Walkers are encouraged to arrive at 8:20 a.m. if they are participating in breakfast. 

  • Students will enter Homeroom at 8:30 a.m. 

  • Students arriving after 8:35 a.m. should enter the school using the main doors. 

  • Only buses should be in the drop off circle from 8:10-8:55 a.m. 

  • Students arriving after 8:40 a.m. are considered to be tardy. 

Dismissal Procedures

  • Dismissal begins at 3:15 p.m. 
  • Walkers will be dismissed out of the front doors. 
  • Bus riders will be dismissed to the gymnasium.

Emergency Contact Reminder

In order to better enhance home/school communication, Myrtle Elementary School District would like to remind  all our families to contact the main office with any updates to your student(s) contact list. We would like to ensure that everyone’s most updated emergency contact information is documented in our School Information System (SIS). The SIS not only helps us communicate with our families, but informs our staff of any additional emergency information. For example, students may only be released to individuals listed on the emergency information provided regardless of verbal permission.   In addition, we would like to remind all our families that valid identification is required when picking up all students prior to dismissal. 

Outdoor Recess

During the winter and cooler fall and spring months, please remember that we will make every effort possible to go outside for recess (weather permitting). Please be sure to send you child to school with appropriate clothing for outdoor recess, including coats, hats and gloves. If you need assistance purchasing these items, please reach out to Myrtle Avenue Elementary School counselor Mrs. Desiree Krawchyk via email - [email protected].. 

Event Calendar

Myrtle Avenue Elementary News

Kick Off to Kindergarten

Kick Off to Kindergarten: Details for Keystone Oaks' new transition program for students entering kindergarten at the start of the 2024-2025 school year

This year’s kindergarten class will be participating in Keystone Oaks' new Kick Off to Kindergarten program that will give students the opportunity to adjust to the school day and will give teachers the opportunity to learn more about this year’s kindergarten students and to create classroom rosters for the 2024-2025 school year. 
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Free Summer Lunch Program

Free summer lunch program set to return this summer

Through the program, which is funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, a free nutritious bagged lunch will be available to any child 18 years of age or younger from any community at five distribution sites throughout the District. 
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Kennywood School Picnic date set for June 19; tickets on sale now

Keystone Oaks' 2024 School Picnic at Kennywood amusement park is set for Wednesday, June 19, 2024. Please note the following:

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Quick Information

Myrtle Avenue Elementary Daily Schedule
Office Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Faculty Hours: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Student Arrival / Breakfast: 8:20 a.m. - 8:40 a.m.
Homeroom: 8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Tardy Time: 8:40 a.m.
Student Dismissal: 3:20 p.m.

Extended Day Services
Before and after school care is available each building through the private company Extended Day Services. Please visit their website for additional information.

Myrtle Avenue Elementary Office Phone
412-571-6000, Option #3

Mrs. Lauren Baughman

Mrs. Sheila Humlan
School Counselor
Desire Krawchyk

School Nurse
Ms. Heather Hardy
3724 Myrtle Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15234
Phone - 412-571-6000, Option #3
Fax - 412-571-6051 
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