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USC Schools on Two-Hour Delay Tuesday

The announcement came Monday afternoon.

On Monday afternoon, the Upper St. Clair School District issued a two-hour delay with modified kindergarten for Tuesday, Jan. 22.

The modified kindergarten schedule is as follows:
Morning Session - 10:15 to 11:55 a.m.
Afternoon Session - 1:05 to 2:45 p.m.

Here's the forecast from the National Weather Service in Moon Township:

  • Monday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 7 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -14. West wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
  • Tuesday: A slight chance of snow showers before 9 a.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -17. West wind 16 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -14. West wind 11 to 13 mph.
Duke January 22, 2013 at 03:20 PM
Bill - Why should you have to pay a premium to live in Upper St. Clair? Because it is a great place to bring up kids? I recently read that there is more drug usage among the teens in USC than in surrounding communities. That tells me that USC is not the greatest place to bring up kids!
Robert A. Shoaf January 22, 2013 at 05:34 PM
I have lived in USC for 26 years, and , overall, I am pleased, and proud that I live here. Since residing here, I have found the local government services to be first class, and quickly responsive, at least to a minor emergency we had a few years ago. The roads are always well maintained, and snow removal is top notch. Yes, I wish taxes were lower, and I am often displeased with the actions of the school board, some of whom seem to be members for life. To be fair, I have to temper my grumbling with the realization that the top-rated school system is likely THE prime reason for folks moving here, and it helps maintain property values as well. My closest friends live in Mt.Lebanon, and we in USC should be thankful that our school board did not botch the USC High School renovation project as has been done by our neighboring school district, Constant cost overruns, poor oversight of the entire project, and a sharp increase in taxes, do not reflect well on the Mt.Lebanon School Board or administration. No community is perfect, even Upper St. Clair( !!) , but, overall, I feel fortunate to live here. Oh; Mr. Spiegler, please continue to post as often as you like. I may not agree with you on every topic, but I enjoy reading your opinion. Not that you need my permission!
Oren Spiegler January 22, 2013 at 11:48 PM
Thank your for your kindness, Mr. Shoaf. I feel the same about you. You are an intelligent person who comprehends what he reads. You have valuable comments to contribute to this often-uncivilized forum. I also appreciate that you are willing to stand behind your strong opinions with your full name. I look forward to reading your opinions in the future.
bob balmer January 23, 2013 at 08:52 PM
He sends his op-ed pieces all over the country. wherever there is a newspaper he sends it.
JJ January 26, 2013 at 06:38 PM
I really don't have the time to read all of this, but you are pretty ignorant. The two hour delay is because they can't warm the buses up on time. That's it. Kids are not lazy. It's for our safety. If we get get to sleep in. good for us! You Mr Speigler, are a fun sucker.

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