Here is a nice story from the Tribune-Review about some of the innovative programs being run by Deer Lakes and other area schools.
Posted Sunday, February 26, 2017
Deer Lakes School District has hired Lori P. Byron, CPA as business manager and board secretary to replace retiring district business manager Dennis Thimons.
Posted Thursday, February 23, 2017
The Deer Lakes School District Distinguished Alumni Hall of Honor will recognize six graduates who have gained recognition for outstanding accomplishments in their fields of endeavor.The 2017 inductees are: Thomas DeMartini (’67), Justin Fyala (’02), Jackie Jaros (’88), Karl Kennedy (’66), Michael Stephan (‘66) and Robert Tatrn (’57). The induction ceremony and banquet will be held starting at 6 p.m. on May 5, 2017 at Deer Lakes High School.
Posted Thursday, February 16, 2017
Fifteen Deer Lakes High School Strings students, under the direction of Mrs. Leanne Scholl, will perform at the Strings North Orchestra Festival at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at Quaker Valley Middle School. The festival is free and open to the public and brings together strings students from Deer Lakes, Mars Area, Moon Area, North Hills, Quaker Valley, Riverview, and Shaler Area high schools.
Posted Sunday, February 12, 2017
Deer Lakes High School seniors Dan Gray (Gold Key, Patterned Vase), Hannah Runas (Gold Key, Abstract Mug Set), Julie Stillwagon (Gold Key, Scalloped Vase; Honorable Mention, “Argyle”) and Shelby Hood (Gold Key, “Poe” Collage); and junior Angelina Saldamarco (Honorable Mention, “Pink Grapefruit”) have each earned recognition for their artwork and will be recognized at 2 p.m. on Feb. 19 at La Roche College as part of the 2017 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.
Deer Lakes High School students Jasmine Russell (Advanced Computer Programming), Breanna Grondwalski (Advertising Design), Samantha Martin (Health Science Technology), and Jacob Read (HVAC) have each been named AW Beattie Career Center’s “Students of the Month” for December/January.
Deer Lakes High School junior Alex Gall (violin) and sophomore Eleesa Sappe (viola) recently performed with the top area high school age musicians in the 2017 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District 1 Senior High School Orchestra held at Moon Area High School.
Posted Thursday, February 9, 2017
Deer Lakes students in grades 6-12 have access to FREE math tutoring from Penn State New Kensington students by calling the Homework Hotline at 724-334-6007 from 6pm until 9pm Sunday through Thursday evenings!