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Everyday, we empower each of our students to reach their individual potential, learn to respect themselves and others, and to become lifelong learners.

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The mission of the New Kensington-Arnold School District, a vibrant and inviting centerpiece of the community, is to ensure that each student is prepared, inspired, and motivated to be a successful contributing citizen of an ever-evolving global society by engaging and challenging students with personalized instruction, teaching excellence, innovative technology, and high expectations for superior academic achievement while embracing our unique traditions, heritage, and diversity in a safe, nurturing, student-centered environment.

News & Announcements

NKASD Education Committee Meeting - Wednesday, April 17, 2024

The New Kensington-Arnold School Board will have an Education Committee Meeting on Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Planetarium at VJSHS, 703 Stevenson Boulevard, New Kensington, PA. There will not be a virtually option. The meeting is open to the public.

NKASD General School Board Meeting - Tuesday, April 9, 2024

The General School Board Meeting of the New Kensington-Arnold School District will be held on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Board Room at VJSHS, 703 Stevenson Boulevard, and also virtually via Microsoft Teams. Click the title above to join the Teams Meeting.

Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth (age 10-14)

The ParentWISE Program of Wesley Family Services is presenting their Strengthening Families Program for parents and youth (age 10-14). Strengthening Families is an evidence-based parent, youth, and family skills-building curriculum that prevents teen substance abuse and other behavior problems, strengthens parent/youth communication skills, increases academic success in youth and prevents violence and aggressive behavior at home and at school. Classes will be held on Thursdays, April 11th – May 23rd, 2024. Dinner is at 5:30 p.m., and class is 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Wesley Family Services Pioneer, 1045 4th Avenue, New Kensington. To enroll contact Shana at 724-217-8303 or [email protected]. For more details click the title above.
Everyday, we empower each of our students to reach their individual potential, learn to respect themselves and others, and to become lifelong learners.