Tuesday, January 22, 2019


Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Elementary School

  • Slide 1

    Egypt Day - 4th Grade Listening to Miss Jo

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    WTAE - Students with Mike Harvey & Janelle Hall

  • Slide 5

    Thanksgiving Feast - Preschool & Kindergarten

  • Slide 2

    Living Rosary - Students and Teachers Praying

  • Slide 4

    First Mass - Father Bob Blessing Students


A strong tradition of faith and academic excellence have always been, and remain, hallmarks of Saint Elizabeth Elementary School. 

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Saint Elizabeth Elementary School accepts students of all faiths and cultures. An attempt is made each year to keep tuition increases to a minimum and there are ways to decrease your tuition costs.

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We attempt to keep our parents informed and up-to-date on what is happening in the school. 

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Student leaders and representatives from Saint Elizabeth Elementary School in Pleasant Hills, PA, were on hand Friday evening, December 7, at the WTAE-TV studios, in Wilkinsburg, for a very special cause, the WTAE-TV Project Bundle-Up Telethon.  The students were invited to appear live at the telethon as a top weather school contributor of the year to the organization.  Saint Elizabeth students, faculty and staff raised over $1,000 for Project Bundle-Up, which provides winter outerwear to children and senior citizens throughout Western Pennsylvania.

St. Elizabeth School’s fundraising efforts for Project Bundle-Up were initiated and organized by longtime St. Elizabeth teacher Miss Rachel Kuzio, who first had the idea to invite WTAE-TV’s meteorologists to the school as part of its celebration of Catholic Schools Week.  In conjunction with that invitation, Project Bundle-Up was chosen by St. Elizabeth Elementary School as their schoolwide service project for the 2017-2018 academic year.  The school held three separate fundraising events to raise money for the worthy cause, including a Steeler’s basket raffle, a dress down day, a bake sale, and a Boogie for Bundle Up dance.

Saint Elizabeth’s fundraising events culminated during Catholic Schools Week, with a visit from WTAE-TV’s meteorology department and the Carnegie Science Center.  The team of visitors had lunch with members of the Student Leaders and faculty advisors, before putting on a weather-related science and math assembly for the entire school.  At that assembly, Saint Elizabeth student leaders presented WTAE-TV with a check for $1,081.95 for Project Bundle-Up. This was one of the highest donations collected by a school for the year. 

As a result of their generous donation, representatives from the Student Leaders were invited to the WTAE-TV studios to present their donation check live at the telethon.  Saint Elizabeth School , Ms. Linda Bechtol, and , Mrs. Sue Lydon, accompanied more than a dozen students to the donation presentation at the Project Bundle-Up telethon. 

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cloud3Our Mission and Beliefs

The mission of Saint Elizabeth Elementary School, which has a strong tradition of Catholicism and academic excellence, is to empower all students to be lifelong learners living in close relationship with God. We inspire our students by focusing on high academic standards in a loving, caring, and secure environment. We recognize and encourage the development of the gifts, talents, and uniqueness of each person within our school community of faith.

We believe that:

* our primary purpose is to communicate the Gospel message of Jesus Christ as a vital part of the teaching ministry of the Catholic Church.
* our school community works to ensure an environment that encourages Christ-like living and responsible stewardship of all God’s creation.
* our school utilizes a curriculum determined by national, state, and diocesan standards and is implemented by a staff of highly qualified teachers; education is the shared responsibility of the school and home.
* the goal of education is to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills that will ultimately create lifelong learners and responsible citizens.
* every individual, as a child of God, has a moral responsibility to actively serve others as Jesus did.
* serving others will create respectful and responsible citizens of the global and digital community.