St. Sylvester Parish
The Diocese of Pittsburgh
May 3 & 4 - 7:00 p.m.
School Play - The Little Mermaid Jr. at Brentwood High School
May 13 - 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Barnes & Noble Book Fair
May 22 - 7:00 p.m.
Band Condert - St. Anne's
May 31 - 1:00 p.m.
Join Us at the St. Sylvester School Open House
Saint Sylvester School, located at 30 West Willock in Brentwood, is hosting an Open House for prospective families on Monday, May 13 from 6:30 to 7:30. Saint Sylvester has a diverse population of students and is looking for more students for the 2019-2020 school year. For more information on the school or to arrange a tour, please call 412.882.9900, or just attend the Open House on Monday, May 13, 2019.
- At St. Sylvester School, we offer an excellent education that is rooted in Gospel values.
- We offer Full Day and Half Day Preschool and Kindergarten curriculum options, as well as schooling for Elementary Grades 1 to 8.
- We offer an affordable Extended Day program that can accommodate the child-care needs of most working families.
- Students learn in a safe and secure setting and grow in an environment founded on Christian principles.
- We are Middle-States accredited with standardized test scores that meet or exceed the national average.
- Spanish is offered to all students.
- Using the best of two worlds, we offer a blended learning approach that uses digital learning (Smartboards, computers, etc.) in addition to face to face instruction that focuses on meeting the educational needs of each student.
- Students receive individualized attention that is centered on building confidence and self-esteem. The average class size is 14 to 16 students.
- We offer an exemplary sports program and a wide variety of extra-curricular activities for our students.
- An active parent organization coordinates additional student programming that includes assemblies and classroom holiday parties throughout the year.
- Bus transportation is available for Kindergarten through 8th grade students who reside in Baldwin-Whitehall, the City of Pittsburgh, as well as any other busing school district within 10 miles of St. Sylvester School.
- Diocesan funding is available through SOS and BEF as well as through our own Angel Fund. EITC and OSTC grants are all also available.
- Tuition Assistance programs include Scrip (gift cards) that can help make Catholic education more affordable.
Current Events and Fundraisers
Saint Sylvester Library / Media Center
Summer Food Service Programs are available in our area. These programs provide free meals to children during the summer.
To locate a Summer Food Service Program you can do the following:
- Call 211
- Call 1.866.3Hungry or 1.877.8Hambre
- Text “MEALPA” to 877877 during the summer months
- Visit the website: www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks (note, this replaces the whyhunger.org website)
- Use the site locator for smartphones - Rangeapp.org