The kindergarten schedule will be modified.
A two-hour delay is in effect for the Upper St. Clair School District on Monday, Jan. 28. The modified kindergarten schedule will be: Morning Session - 10:15 to 11:55 a.m. Afternoon Session - 1:05 to 2:45 p.m. Upper St. Clair is under a winter weather advisory until 1 p.m. Freezing rain is expected.
The move could save the district $400,000.
The Upper St. Clair School Board voted unanimously Monday to take advantage of historically low interest rates, and refinance a $9.6-million dollar bond from 2006. Business Manager Frosina Cordisco told the board the refinancing could save the district up to $400,000, which would be used to offset the district’s state-mandated pension obligations. The board also approved a negotiated settlement with the owners of the site of former Boscov’s Department store in South Hills Village, who had challenged the assessed value of the property. Allegheny county assessors originally put that value at $14.8 million dollars in 2009. However, the store closed in 2008 and its owners argued the property had significantly decreased in value. Rather …