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Deer Lakes Middle School to present The Lion King, Jr.: Nov. 22-24

The Deer Lakes Drama Department and Deer Lakes Middle School will present 'The Lion King, Jr.,' Friday, Nov. 22, Saturday, Nov. 23 and Sunday, Nov. 24.   More +

Deer Lakes’ Shane Miller played hockey in Russia

Shane Miller began his junior of high school year off-campus, approximately 5,228  miles off campus to be exact.  Miller, who plays for the Esmark Stars Travel Hockey Club, spent the first week of the school year competing in Russia as part of an eight-day tournament in the Tartarstan Republic city of Nizhnekamsk. More +

District to implement Sharing Tables

In October, Deer Lakes School District will join other schools all across the country in creating Sharing Tables at each of its schools to help reduce waste and feed the less fortunate. More +

District posts 2019-2020 calendar overview

Deer Lakes has posted its annual overview for the 2019-2020 school calendar.  The calendar was ratified by the school board in March of last school year.  Feel free to print out the downloadable PDF below and post it to your refrigerator or wherever you keep your calendars.  Also, please note that many of these events are subject to change for any number of reasons, including inclement weather. For the most up-to-date information regarding Deer Lakes School District, always consult our website calendar, 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 +

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


Clarion University will be sponsoring an Open House. This is a great opportunity for interested students to tour the campus,  learn about admissions and meet with representatives. For more information and to register or call 800-672-7171 x 1 Sat Nov 16 2019


This information session is a great opportunity for students interested in working on an electric utility line or substation woker. Tuiition, required books, and lab fees are paid by FirstEnergy for this program for qualified students. For more information or to register for this event, visit Sat Nov 16 2019
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