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QV Hockey PIHL Playoffs - March 4
Quaker Valley vs. Westmont Hilltop on Wednesday, March 4 at 6:30 p.m. at Airport Ice Arena. map/directions

Humanities & History Careers Presentation - March 5
Professionals with degrees in the “Humanities/History” areas will be addressing students who are interested in these areas of study on Thursday, March 5 from 10:00–11:00 a.m. in the QVHS Library. Professionals on the panel include:

  • Gretchen Bender, Assist. Chair and Director of Undergraduate Studies, History of Art and Architecture Dept., University of Pittsburgh
  • Sandra Baker, Volunteer Program Director at Heinz History Center
  • Scott Dunlop, Managing Attorney, Marshall Dennehy Law Firm
  • Carrie Kennedy, an author from Clew Publishing
  • Tony McGroarty, Psychologist
  • Meghan Mooney, Cultural Resources Project Manager/Field Director of SWCA Environmental Consultants representing anthropology/archeology.
  • Katelyn King, Regional Manager from Senator Pat Toomey’s Office

National Honor Society Meeting - March 5

A mandatory meeting for all National Honor Society members will be held after school on Thursday, March 5. The meeting will be held in the cafeteria and last until 3:30 p.m. Topics will include the end of the year calendar, the next blood drive, and Mr. QV.

Boys Basketball PIAA Playoffs - Saturday, March 7
Fairview vs. Quaker Valley at Edinboro University on Saturday, March 7 at 1:00 p.m in the first round of the PIAA playoffs. Go Quakers! map/directions

Brave American Classic 5K / 10K - March 7
QVHS graduate Rob Veltre is organizing the 4th Brave American Classic 5K & 10K Races and 1 mile walk to benefit the Boulder Crest Retreat for Wounded Warriors (bouldercrestretreat.org). The races and walk will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 7 at St. Stephen’s Church, 405 Frederick Ave., Sewickley. The cost is $25 in advance or $30 on race day for the 5K, $40 in advance or $45 on race day for the 10K and $15 in advance or $20 on the day of the event for the walk. To register visit www.active.com or email Rob to receive a form at rveltre262@gmail.com

Parkway West Open House - March 10
Parkway West Career & Technology Center is having an Open House on March 10, 2015 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. view flyer

HSA Meeting Rescheduled for March 11
The High School Home and School Association (QVHS HSA) will meet on Wednesday, March 11 from 8:45-10:50 a.m. in the high school conference room. 

QV Café Bakery Spring Orders Due by March 13
QV Café Bakery is taking orders for a spring bake sale. Spring Sugar Cookies ($8.50/dozen), Lady Locks ($9.50/dozen) and Nut Rolls ($16.50 each) are available for purchase. To place an order, visit the QV Café website. Orders must be placed by Friday, March 13. You can email questions to Jennifer Reiser, Director of Food Services, at reiserj@qvsd.org. Orders can be picked up on Thursday, March 26.

Senior Citizen Dinner and Musical Performance - March 18
Quaker Valley is proud to host an upcoming senior citizen dinner and performance of the QVHS Musical 'The Drowsy Chaperone' on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. Dinner begins at 4:30 p.m. in the QVHS Cafeteria followed by the performance. The cost of the dinner is $6. The money will be collected at the door. Transportation will be provided from Edgeworth and Osborne Elementary Schools, Union Aid Apartments on Centennial, and the Leetsdale Senior High Rise. Pickup will be between 4 - 4:15 p.m. Reservations are required. Please contact Jason Brindza at 412-749-5557 ext. 2112 or email at brindzaj@qvsd.org with any questions. Reservation deadline is Monday, March 16.

Musical Tickets Now on Sale - Performances March 19-21
Quaker Valley High School will present The Drowsy Chaperone on March 19-21 at 7:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Tickets are now on sale.  Adults tickets are $15 each; Students & Senior Citizens are $10 each. Ticket Order Form | Musical Website

Sophomore Personal Projects Due March 27, 2015. view website

iCan Bike Program Coming in July - Donations Needed
Through the efforts of Quaker Valley Learning Support teachers Lauren McGuirk and Jason Harrison, the iCanBike@QV program camp is coming to Quaker Valley Middle School from July 27-31, 2015. This weeklong summer session helps those with physical limitations achieve their greatest bike riding ability. Their hope is to make the camp free for each student who attends. To make that happen, about $10,000 has to be raised. The money will provide camp tuition, t-shirts, a water bottle and more to 20 students. Donations are now being accepted online. read more | click here to donate

Register for Summer 2015 PE and Health & Wellness classes
Students entering 10th-12th grade next school year have the option of taking Physical Education and/or Health & Wellness online this summer instead of during the 2015-16 school year. There is a $115 fee for each course. Space is limited to 75 slots. See the course descriptions and registration form for more information.
course descriptions & registration form | summer 2015 brochure

Arena Scheduling for 2015-2016: April 20-22
Students will be using the college-style scheduling system known as "arena scheduling" to register for classes for 2015-2016. Arena scheduling will take place from April 20-22. Please view the letter and timeline below for more information.
view letter and timeline | HS Program of Studies 15-16

QV Student Trip to Italy: June 14-June 23, 2015
Join the students in grades 9-11 for a trip to places like Milan, Cinque Terra, Florence, Pisa, Rome and more! To learn more, contact Dr. Jeff Evancho at evanchoj@qvsd.orgClick here for highlights of the Italy trip last summer.

QV Voice Kindness Compass
Do you know a student you would like to nominate for an act of kindness? Submit a form and, if selected, QV Voice will recognize the student in class.

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Quaker Valley High School
625 Beaver Street
Leetsdale, PA 15056 map

Phone: 412-749-6020
Fax: 412-749-1226

Grades: 9-12

School Hours

7:45 AM - 2:50 PM schedule


Deborah Riccobelli email

Interim Assistant Principal
Dr. John Bornyas email

Dean of Students
John Tortorea email

Administrative Assistants
Donna Adipietro email
Sandra Charko email

Attendance 412-749-6020
Patti Gilmore email

Collegiate Affairs
Kelly Frank email | web

Counselors web
Amy Keller, Gr. 10 & 12
412-749-6004 email
Jim Walls, Gr. 9 & 11
412-749-6014 email
Incident Report Form
QUEST Referral - Student
QV Kindness Compass

Aimee Benedict email web

Staff Recognition: view

Code of Conduct: view
Parent Handbook: view
Program of Studies: view
School Profile: view

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Quaker Valley School District
100 Leetsdale Industrial Drive - Suite B, Leetsdale, PA 15056 | 412-749-3600
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