Right to Know Request

Procedures for Submitting a Request

1. Requests for access to BSD public records must be submitted on BSD's Right-to-Know Request Form, which may be downloaded here:

Right-to-Know Form

2. Each request must include the following information:
a. Identification or description of the requested records, in sufficient detail,
b. Medium in which the record is requested,
c. Name and address of the person to receive the district's response.

3. Request forms may be submitted:
a. IN PERSON to the Blackhawk School District's Administrative Offices located at:
500 Blackhawk Road
Beaver Falls, PA 15010

or via mail, email or fax to:

BSD's Open Records Officer
Ira Weiss, Esquire
Weiss Burkardt Kramer, LLC
445 Fort Pitt Boulevard, Suite 503
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

email: [email protected]

FAX: 412-391-9685

Fees for Public Records

Additional information concerning access to public records of BSD may be found in Board Policy No. 801
- Public Records.

Additional information concerning the Right-to-Know Law may be obtained from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Office of Open Records:
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Office of Open Records
Commonwealth Keystone Building
400 North Street, Plaza Level
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225


PLEASE BE ADVISED that records that contain the home addresses of public school employees may NOT be released by Blackhawk School District at this time.

This will remain the case until a decision is made by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on a pending appeal of an ongoing case regarding the release of this information.
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