California School District

California Area School District

11 Trojan Way Coal Center, PA 15423

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

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
Board

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


Meetings

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.

Executive

Superintendent:
Brian R. Jackson

Business Manager

Julie Mascia

Solicitor

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

Sports

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Britney Bevan would have been a four-year starter in softball who played multiple positions including pitcher. She was part of the 2017 team that made one of the biggest comebacks in WPIAL playoff history when it rallied from an 11-0 deficit to beat Union, 19-15. Colton Lusk would've been a …

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Mount Pleasant's Heather Gardner completed her WPIAL gold medal three-peat in the 100 breaststroke and 50 freestyle, and Laurel Highlands' Maria Mrosko won individual gold and silver at the district meet to share the Most Outstanding Performer Award as the area's top swimmers.

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California baseball coach Lou Pasquale, Frazier softball coach Don Hartman and Laurel Highlands boys basketball coach Rick Hauger earned top honors in the Tri-CADA Coach of the Year voting.

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California senior 1,000-point scorer Malik Ramsey was selected for the Pennsylvania Sports Writers All-State boys basketball team in Class 2A on Tuesday.

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No freshman player in Fayette County had received as much preseason hype as Rodney Gallagher, but the Laurel Highlands’ star lived up to the pressure in helping lead the Mustangs to their first WPIAL Championship in 52 years.

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Today was the day when baseball, softball, track & field and lacrosse athletes were officially permitted to take to fields and stadiums across the land, and officially record hits, runs, goals, times and distances.

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Mount Pleasant senior Heather Gardner looks to accomplish for the first time what Belle Vernon junior Ian Shahan hopes to do once again -- win a pair of PIAA gold medals.

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Outside of the usual angst associated with me navigating my way to and through Oakland, the two days spent in, surprisingly, not-so-steamy Trees Pool was successful and exciting.

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PITTSBURGH -- The parade up the stairs to the medals stand was a steady one Thursday afternoon, with Mount Pleasant's Heather Gardner and Laurel Highlands' Maria Mrosko leading the way at the WPIAL Class AA Swimming Championships.

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FALLOWFIELD TWP. — California saw its WPIAL playoff run come to an end in painful fashion Friday night with a 43-41 overtime loss to Clairton in the Class A quarterfinals at Charleroi High School.

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Jordyn Cruse scored the winning basket with 14 seconds left as California upended Greensburg Central Catholic, 36-35, in a WPIAL Class 1A first-round playoff game at Peters Township High School on Tuesday night.

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Washington & Jefferson freshman Bre Trusler and Bethany College sophomore Grace Chambers were honored by the Presidents' Athletic Conference for their respective performances last weekend at the Baldwin Wallace Mid-February Meet.