Deer Lakes

School District

Middle School Home

Middle School News

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 +

Homecoming Weekend: Oct. 11-12, 2019

Deer Lakes School District will celebrate its 2019 Homecoming festivities, including the annual Homecoming parade, football game vs. Keystone Oaks (7:30 p.m. kickoff) and pre-game coronation, on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. This year’s Homecoming theme is Masquerade.  School or community groups and organizations wishing to participate in this year’s parade should contact the district at More +

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 +

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 +

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 +

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.

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
Summer Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

School Hours:

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

Quick Contacts

Secretary: Marie Dennis
P: 724.265.5310 Ext. 3623

Principal: David Campos
P: 724.265.5310 Ext. 3621
Twitter: @DLMSPrincipal 
Asst. Principal: Samantha Abate
P: 724.265.5310 Ext. 3622

School Counselor: Jackie Jaros
P: 724.265.5310 Ext. 3670

Middle School Nurse: TBD
P: 724.265.5310 Ext. 3681

Middle School Directory

Upcoming Events

Open House: Curtisville Primary Center

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 according to the following schedule:
Deer Lakes High School: Thursday, Sept. 5 (6-8 p.m.)
Deer Lakes Middle School: Thursday, Sept. 12 (6-8 p.m.)
East Union Intermediate Center: Wednesday, Sept. 18 (6-8 p.m.) Grade 3 and Grade 4 (rooms 404 and 405)
East Union IC: Thursday, Sept. 19  (6-8 p.m.) Grade 5 and Grade 4 (rooms 406, 407, 408, 409, 504 and 505) 
Curtisville Primary Center: Thursday, Sept. 26 (6-8 p.m.)
Deer Lakes students will begin classes on Thursday, Aug. 22.  Students and their parents can find the 2019-20 Calendar Overview here.  However, it is always important to remember that school calendars can and do change due to the variable nature of the typical school year.  For the most up-to-date information on Deer Lakes, please visit our website.
Thu Sep 26 2019

Career Fair

Deer Lakes School District will host a Career Day for its students on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019 from noon until 2 p.m., at Deer Lakes High School (163 East Union Road, Cheswick, PA, 15024). Wed Oct 02 2019
View All Events →