Earlier this week, school staff were informed that a 16 year-old student at Deer Lakes High School had died suddenly. Our thoughts and support go out to her family and friends at this difficult time.
Posted Monday, March 18, 2019
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.
Posted Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Throughout March, Penn State, New Kensington, gallery spotlights the creativity and talents of students from consortium member schools Deer Lakes, Highlands, Kiski, St. Joseph and Valley through its annual “Arts Alive!” high school art consortium showcase.
Posted Tuesday, March 5, 2019
The national anti-hunger campaign No Kid Hungry announced this week their 2019 Pennsylvania School Breakfast Heroes. This year’s inductees include educators, administrators, and food service staff from school districts across the commonwealth who were nominated by members of their local community for going above and beyond to make school breakfast possible for all students. Among this year’s School Breakfast Heroes is Curtisville Primary Center principal, Mrs. Jennifer Cavalancia.
Posted Monday, March 4, 2019
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.
Posted Friday, March 1, 2019
Unusually high winds throughout the region over the past few days have caused some hazardous conditions and road closures. That, in turn, has forced Deer Lakes School District to call for a two hour delay today, Monday, Feb. 25, 2019 while crews work to address those issues.
Posted Monday, February 25, 2019
Due to inclement weather in the area, including icy roads, Deer Lakes School District will be CLOSED today, Feb. 20, 2019.
Posted Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Nine Deer Lakes High School students are among the 65 A.W. Beattie Career Center will induct into the National Technical Honor Society. The students are Alexandra Bowser (Cosmetology), Braden Brennan (Carpentry), Abigail Emery (Health and Nursing), Heather Mackey (Veterinary Sciences), Roman Olup (Sports Medicine), Eleesa Sappe (Health and Nursing), Gabrielle Weber (Sports Medicine), Haley Zalus (Dental Careers) and Jessica Zalus (Veterinary Sciences).
Posted Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Deer Lakes seniors Fallon Persinger (Pin Design) and Diana Navarette (Job Interview) have each placed first in their respective competition areas of the District 8 SkillsUSA competition at A.W. Beattie Career Center in January and have earned the right to be among 27 students representing the technical school at the statewide SkillsUSA competition, April 11-12 in Hershey.
Posted Thursday, February 14, 2019
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.
Posted Wednesday, February 13, 2019