Announcements

Six Deer Lakes Distinguished Alumni selected for Class of 2015

WEST DEER, Pa. – The Deer Lakes School District Distinguished Alumni Hall of Honor will recognize six former graduates who have gained recognition for outstanding accomplishments in their fields of endeavor.

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CCAC Representative to visit Deer Lakes

A representative from CCAC, Community College of Allegheny County, will be here on Wednesday, April 1st during 8th period. Students who are interested in attending any CCAC campus should attend this informative meeting. Also, students who are definitely going to CCAC in the fall should sign up to learn about placement testing, scheduling fall classes, and associate degrees offered there. Please sign up in the Guidance Office.
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Duquesne University Pharmacy Students to Visit Deer Lakes

Juniors and seniors - have you thought about going in to Pharmacy?? Duquesne University Pharmacy students in the professional phase of their education will be here on Tuesday, March 31st at 9:00 AM. They will present an informational session about careers in pharmacy, educational requirements as well as information about Duquesne University's program. If you are exploring a career in pharmacy - go to the Guidance Office now to sign up for this presentation.
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Deer Lakes trio competes in State Speech and Debate Tournament

WEST DEER, Pa. - Last weekend, Deer Lakes speech and debate team members Morgan Boyd (Radio Announcing), Natalie Bick (Impromtu Speaking) and Darren Mikus (Congressional Debate) each competed in the Pennsylvania State Speech and Debate Tournament held at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pa.

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Deer Lakes sixth grade students enjoy Schooltime Concert

WEST DEER, Pa. - The entire Grade 6 class and teachers recently attended a field trip to the Pittsburgh Symphony's Schooltime Concert, featuring music inspired by the story of Romeo and Juliet.

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Deer Lakes Middle School announces its January and February REACH honorees

WEST DEER, Pa. – As part of Deer Lakes Middle School's continuing attempts to make the school a safe and welcoming environment, for the past few years it has sponsored an anti-bullying curriculum named Recognizing and Educating through Awareness, Compassion and Hope (REACH).

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Deer Lakes announces Barnes as Assistant Superintendent

WEST DEER, Pa. – Deer Lakes superintendent Dr. Janell Logue-Belden announced today that Bobbi-Ann Barnes has been hired as the assistant superintendent of Deer Lakes School District at an annual salary of $90,000. Mrs. Barnes was unanimously approved by the school board at its March 17 voting meeting following a pair of interviews, including a comprehensive presentation on mathematics data analysis and curriculum mapping for the district administrators and school board members.

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Deer Lakes pair to participate in this weekend's 2015 A-K Valley Cager Classic

WEST DEER, Pa. – Deer Lakes High School seniors Scott Ventura and Kristen Stanko will each participate in the 19th Annual Alle-Kiski Valley Cager Classic Boys and Girls All-Star Basketball Festivities this Friday and Saturday at Highlands High School in Natrona Heights.

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Deer Lakes Middle School trio advances to statewide finals of National History Day regional competition

WEST DEER, Pa. - The Deer Lakes Middle School trio of Abby Smagala, Katie Smagala, and Jessica Windows claimed third place in the Junior Division Group Exhibit at the National History Day (NHD) competition held at the Heinz History Center in mid-March.

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Deer Lakes to present Disney's “Beauty and the Beast,” April 17-19

WEST DEER, Pa. – Deer Lakes will present the ensemble show Disney's “Beauty and the Beast” in the Deer Lakes High School Auditorium at 7 p.m., Friday, April 17, 2015 and Saturday, April 18. They will also perform a Sunday matinee, 2 p.m., April 19.

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Deer Lakes' Mastran chosen to participate in 2015 Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Boston

WEST DEER, Pa. - James Mastran, a junior at Deer Lakes High School (West Deer, PA) has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders, which we be held June 28-30, 2015 in Boston.

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Attorney General's office to present social media awareness event for Deer Lakes parents

WEST DEER, Pa. - In April, Philip Little, the Education and Outreach Specialist from the Office of the Attorney General, will present Social Media 101, an introductory course showing parents the top social media sites our children use, and the dangers associated with them.

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Deer Lakes High School prom to be held on May 16 at Heinz Field

WEST DEER, Pa. - Deer Lakes will celebrate its 2015 high school prom on May 16 at Heinz Field. This year’s the theme is “Fairytale Dreams.” The promenade will be held at 4 p.m. at Deer Lakes High School. All guests are asked to make a $1 donation at the door.

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Twenty-Seven Deer Lakes students nominated for Trib Total Media's Outstanding Young Citizen Award

CHESWICK, Pa. - Trib Total Media has announced that 27 Deer Lakes upperclassmen received a whopping 52 nominations for that organization's 2015 Outstanding Young Citizen award.

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Dennis Bowman to make final career classroom visit to Deer Lakes

CHESWICK, Pa. - Meteorologist Dennis Bowman, an institution in local weather and KDKA's morning and noon voice of weather, will retire on April 17. However, before he signs off the airwaves for the final time he will visit Deer Lakes' own Curtisville Primary Center on April 15 for one final edition of his legendary Classroom Weather series.

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