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Deer Lakes middle school students excel in mock trial at La Roche College

The team of Tira Waksmonski, Benny Manchini, Nick Braun, Bryce Robson, Michael Butler, Jessica Sullivan and Madison Friess recently won their case as the plaintiffs in a mock trial competition at La Roche College. 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 hosting elected officials in February

Deer Lakes School District is hosting delegations of elected officials in February.  The visits are part of a statewide initiative by Pennsylvania School Boards Association and are being coordinated by Leah Hannah, the PSBA’s Advocacy Ambassador. 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 announces inclement weather make-up dates

Under the revised schedule, Deer Lakes students will now have classes on Feb. 18 (Presidents Day) as well as April 18, 22 and 23.  The latter dates were originally listed as part of the school district’s annual spring break.  However, they will now be treated school days.  Deer Lakes will not have classes on Friday, April 19.   More +

Upcoming Events

March School Board Voting Meeting (Rescheduled)

The school board meets on the second (agenda meeting) and third (voting meeting) Tuesday of each month, unless otherwise indicated. Exceptions are in July, when no meetings are scheduled and December, which always has just one meeting so the school board can reorganize and make new assignments and responsibilities.  All Deer Lakes school board meetings begin at 7 p.m. and are held in the high school library, unless otherwise indicated.


Tue Mar 26 2019

Third Term Ends (9 Weeks)

Fri Mar 29 2019

Final Term Begins (9 Weeks)

Mon Apr 01 2019
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Contact Deer Lakes MS

17 East Union Road
Cheswick, PA 15024
Phone: 724.265.5310
Attendance Line: Option 1
Fax: 724.265.3711
Hours of Operation
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday:
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

School Hours:

Monday - Friday:
7:45 a.m. - 2:33 p.m.

Quick Contacts

Secretary: Judy Tatrn
E: jtatrn@deerlakes.net
P: 724.265.5310 Ext. 3623

Principal: David Campos
E: dcampos@deerlakes.net
P: 724.265.5310 Ext. 3621
Twitter: @DLMSPrincipal 
 
Asst. Principal: Samantha Abate
E: sabate@deerlakes.net
P: 724.265.5310 Ext. 3622

School Counselor: Jackie Jaros
P: 724.265.5310 Ext. 3670

Nurse: Lisa Bowen RN, BSN, CSN
E: lbowen@deerlakes.net
P: 724.265.5310 Ext. 3681

Our Mission:

The Deer Lakes Middle School is committed to providing ongoing, comprehensive educational and social opportunities within a safe and caring environment.  The administration, teachers, staff, parents/guardians, and students are dedicated to working in partnership with the community and support services to meet the diverse needs of middle school students.  We believe that this partnership will enable students to reach their full potential as responsible and productive students in an ever changing technological and multicultural society.