California School District

California Area School District

11 Trojan Way Coal Center, PA 15423

Phone: (724) 785-5800
Fax: (724) 785-4966

Allenport Borough, California Borough, Coal Center Borough, Elco Borough, Long Branch Borough, Roscoe Borough, West Brownsville Annex (Blanesburg), West Pike Run Township

Enrollment 2015: 923

Eric Amber, John Bitonti, Maria Hurley-Ziolecki, Steve Martin, Barry Niccolai, Diane Scrip, Amy Todd, Darra Tyler-Owens, Diane Zielensky


School board meetings – Voting sessions are held at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month in the high school cafeteria with work sessions held the second Monday of the month at the same time and place.


Brian R. Jackson

Business Manager

Julie Mascia


Andrews and Price Attorneys, 412-243-9700, Wilkensburg


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Beth-Center dominated time of possession during Friday night's game at California but the Trojans moved the sticks when they most needed to late in the fourth quarter in preserving a 36-30 victory between the nearby rivals.

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HILLER -- Albert Gallatin swept through pool play and the playoffs Saturday to win the annual FCCA Volleyball Tournament held at Brownsville High School.

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The FCCA soccer and volleyball tournaments were among the events cancelled last fall because of the ongoing pandemic, but the annual events return this weekend at three different sites.

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The lingering effect of the coronavirus pandemic still hangs over most daily activities, but high school athletes still took practice on fields, courses and courts Monday with the official opening of the fall sports season.

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Waynesburg Central posted an opening for a new, full-time athletic director position in late June and it didn’t remain vacant long as Tuesday night the school district hired former California AD Chris Minerd to fill the position.