WPIAL Joins Investigation Into Claims Connellsville Students Used Racial Slurs During Game Against Penn HillsThe WPIAL board met in executive session Monday to discuss racially charged allegations by Penn Hills High School against the Connellsville High School boys’ soccer team.
Connellsville Students Accused Of Yelling Racial Slurs During Game Against Penn HillsAll games between Penn Hills and Connellsville school districts have been canceled after reports of a controversial incident during a game between the two high schools.
Fayette County School District To Close 4 Elementary SchoolsThe Connellsville Area School Board has voted to close four of the district's eight elementary schools.
Federal Judge: Ten Commandments Monument Violates U.S. ConstitutionIt’s a been a three-year battle over a stone monument of the Ten Commandments, positioned outside of a Connellsville junior high school.
State Police Investigating Violent School Bus Assault In Fayette CountyState police in Belle Vernon are investigating a violent assault aboard an elementary school bus in Fayette County.
Prayer Group Wants To Keep Ten Commandments Monument On School PropertyThe debate over a Ten Commandments monument is heating up in Fayette County. The Americans United for Separation of Church and State wants the slab removed from in front of Connellsville Jr. High East; but on Monday evening, local pastors led a prayer group in support of keeping the monument.
Ten Commandments Monument In Connellsville At Center Of ControversyThe Ten Commandments monument that stood outside of a school in Fayette County for more than 50 years have been covered after a national group says it received a complaint.