The Red and Blue is the McKeesport Area High School newspaper and was established in 1921. It is one of the oldest scholastic newspapers in continuous publication in the country. The newspaper has an open membership policy. We welcome all students who are in good standing in their academic classes and in their behavior. We invite students to join the newspaper if they enjoy writing student-oriented articles, interviewing students and staff members, gathering facts, photographing students and events,and participating in school activities. The Red and Blue mission statement is"student news in a student newspaper."
The newspaper staff currently encompasses 17 students in grades 9 - 12.
McKeesport Area School District does not discriminate or permit discrimination by any member of its community against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, marital status, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, or genetic information in matter of employment or services or in the educational programs or activities it operated. Title IX Statement It is the policy of McKeesport Area School District to comply with Title IX of the Education amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination (including sexual harassment, sexual assault and sexual violence) based on sex in the school district’s educational programs and activities. Title IX also prohibits retaliation for asserting claims of sex discrimination. McKeesport Area School District has designated Title IX Coordinator, Mr. Charley Kiss, to coordinate McKeesport Area School District’s compliance with and response to inquiries concerning Title IX. A person may also file a complaint with the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights regarding an alleged violation of Title IX by visiting www.2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/complaintintro.html or calling 1-800-421-3481. Mr. Charley Kiss can be reached at 3590 O’Neil Boulevard, McKeesport, PA 15132, 412-664-3613 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The McKeesport Area School District Career & Technical Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups . Career and technical education program offerings include, health; public safety; childcare; automotive technology; welding; machining; building trades; graphic arts; and culinary. Inquiries may be directed to the McKeesport Area School District’s Title IX Coordinator or the section 504 coordinator at 1965 Eden Park Boulevard, McKeesport, PA 15132 or 412-664-3680.