SHS Announcements


Wednesday, April 17, 2024


  • Allegheny Valley School District will celebrate the school Kennywood Picnic on Wednesday, June 19, 2024.  Please use the attached instructions to secure discounted tickets for that date.  Purchase by April 30 for the best price! Kennywood Tickets
  • 2024-2025 Scheduling opens this week.  If you have questions about how to enter course requests, please schedule an appointment with your Guidance Counselor.
  • Are you in grades 7-9 and enjoy the game of CHESS?  Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 11, for an Allegheny Valley Chess Event in the SHS cafeteria.  This is for players of all ability levels.  We will use a winners-play-winners format.  You do not need to have a chess set to participate, but if you have one, please bring it with you.  We are also collecting food items for the Food Bank.  You can ask your Social Studies teacher or email Ms. Mellon for the registration link
  • On April 22nd, registration for the free Air Force Association Cyber Camp at the main campus of the University of Pittsburgh opens.  This is a nationally famous five day camp open  to students in 8th grade through 12th grade. This camp fills quickly because of the digital nature of all future careers.  Email Ms. Mellon now so you will have the link that you need to be a part of this wonderful opportunity.   

Weekly Building Calendar

Wednesday 4/17:  Combined Choir Rehearsal - Periods 6 & 7

Wednesday 4/17:  OVR Groups - RCCR - 9:30-11:45AM

Thursday 4/18:  FT: Workforce Training (Tinker) - 8:30AM-12:15PM

Thursday 4/18:  Combined Band Rehearsal - Periods 3 & 4

Thurs 4/18 - Tuesday 4/23:  Academic Games Nationals, Atlanta


District Calendar

Wednesday 4/24: School Board Policy/Legis. Meeting - Acme Forum - 10AM

Student Services

Seniors - If you are planning to attend CCAC Fall 2024, please attend an IMPORTANT meeting Wednesday, April 24, at 11:00 AM, in the Rachel Carson Room.  The meeting will cover the following topics:  Job Corps, Placement Testing, Admission Requirements, Welcome Center Meeting, Scheduling Classes, and Payment for Courses.  Please let Mrs. Dyer know if you have any questions.

7th & 8th Grade Students - The PSSA schedule is as follows:

April 22, 23, 24: ELA

April 29-30: Math

May 2-3: Science (Grade 8 only)

Kilowatt Kloset:  Please make an appointment to visit the Kloset if you are in need of any clothing, shoes, hygiene products, or coats. Appointments: Kilowatt Kloset 

Counselors: To make an appointment with a Counselor, please click links below:

Ms. Britton (School Social Worker): Britton Appointments 

Mrs. Dyer (Guidance Counselor 10-12): Dyer Appointments 

Ms. Sadowski (Guidance Counselor 7-9): Sadowski Appointments


  • Color Guard:  Spring Color Guard practices will take place from 6-8 pm Mondays through May 20 in the MPR.  
  • Activity Bus: The Activity Bus runs Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday and picks up from the High School at 3:30 PM.  
  • We are looking for additional students to help with the creation of this year's SHS yearbook. If you are interested in participating please leave your name with Ms. Noel.  To order a 2023-2024 Yearbook (this school year), please use this link: Yearbook.  The 2023-24 Yearbooks will not be delivered until the beginning of next school year.


Click here for the most up-to-date schedules and early dismissal times:  Dynamos Athletic Website


Today’s Lunch Menu: Popcorn Chicken Bowl with Biscuit or Cheeseburger with Baked Fries

Tomorrow’s Lunch Menu:  Grilled Cheese with Cup of Soup, Breaded Chicken Tenders, or Pizza