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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.

Events Calendar

News & Announcements

NKASD Annual Holiday Dinner

New Kensington-Arnold School District cordially invites all students and their parents/ guardians to our Annual Holiday Dinner. The Holiday Dinner will take place Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. in the Cafeteria at Valley Junior/Senior High School. The Holiday Dinner is free to all students and their families. Please RSVP by December 9th if you plan to attend.
Children's Grief Awareness Day

Children's Grief Awareness Day - Thursday, November 17, 2022

Thursday, November 17, 2022 is Children's Grief Awareness Day. The School Counseling Department at the Valley Junior/Senior High school has partnered with The Caring Place to recognize this day. Children's Grief Awareness Day is designed to help us all become more aware of the needs of grieving children, and of the benefits they obtain through the support of others. Children's Grief Awareness Day is an opportunity to make sure that grieving children receive the support they need.

NKASD General School Board Meeting - Tuesday, December 6, 2022

The General Meeting of the New Kensington-Arnold School Board will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the VJSHS Board Room, 703 Stevenson Boulevard, New Kensington, PA and also virtually via Zoom. Information on joining the Zoom Meeting will be available on the NKASD Website the day of the meeting. This meeting is open to the public.
Everyday, we empower each of our students to reach their individual potential, learn to respect themselves and others, and to become lifelong learners.