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District announces Back-To-School Open House dates

All Deer Lakes students and parents are encouraged to attend their school's Back-To-School Open House in order to prepare for the 2019-20 school year. Deer Lakes will hold Open Houses from 6-8 p.m. on the following dates:  High School: Thursday, Sept. 5; Middle School: Thursday, Sept. 12; East Union - Session 1: Wednesday, Sept. 18; East Union - Session 2: Thursday, Sept. 19; and Curtisville: Thursday, Sept. 26.  More +

District announces 2019-2020 school district calendar

It's never too early to get a bead on next school year.  To help you do that, Deer Lakes has released its 2019-2020 school calendar overview.  Classes for the 2019-2020 school year will begin on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 and next school year is scheduled to end on Thursday, June 4, 2020.   More +

Deer Lakes announces school climate surveys

Deer Lakes is participating in the Pennsylvania School Climate surveys provided by The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE).  The surveys ask questions to various constituencies about their school’s climate and measures four main domains, including: Social/Emotional Learning, Student Support, High Expectations/Academic Rigor & Challenge and Safe and Respectful School Climate. More +

Deer Lakes awarded $35,000 grant for computer science training

Deer Lakes School District was one of 16 Allegheny County education entities, including charter schools, to be awarded a $35,000 portion of $560,000 targeted grants provided through Gov. Tom Wolf’s PAsmart initiative. More +

Safe2Say Something tip line

Pa. Attorney General Josh Shapiro has launched the Safe2Say Something tip line throughout the state. The youth violence prevention program teaches people how to recognize signs of when young people may be threats to themselves or others.  We will be training our students and staff in the coming months and distributing information as it becomes available through the AG’s office.    More +

Contact Deer Lakes HS

163 East Union Road
Cheswick, PA 15024
Phone: 724.265.5320
  *Attendance Line: Option 1
  *Early Dismissals: Option 1
Fax: 724.265.3970 

Hours of Operation

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday:
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
School Hours:
Monday - Friday:
7:45 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.

Quick Contacts

Secretary: Surina Dick
P: 724.265.5320 Ext. 2623

Attendance Sec.: Leighann Gacci
P: 724.265.5320 Ext. 2624

Principal: Patrick Baughman
P: 724.265.5320 Ext. 2621
Twitter: DLHSPrincipal

Assistant Principal: Ryan Aleski
P: 724.265.5320 Ext. 2622 

Nurse: Amanda R. Nury RN, BSN, CSN
P: 724.265.5320 Ext. 2700

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Upcoming Events


Girls ages 11 - 17 along with a parent/guardian, are invited to attend "Tour Your Future Daytrip to Cleveland, Ohio" Participants will be transported from Carnegie Science Center to Cleveland, and have the opportunity to visit two STEM companies, participate in hands on activities, also enjoy a luncheon and tour of Cleveland State University. For more information and to register, visit Thu Aug 01 2019


Edinboro University of offering "Summer Visit Days" on June 21, July 19 or August 9 from 9;30 AM - 1:00 PM. This is a great opportunity for interested students to visit and tour the campus and the residence halls and learn about their academic programs. For more information and to register, visit Fri Aug 09 2019
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