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Playoff Schedule - Go Quakers!
Boys Golf: 
PIAA Boys Individual Golf Championships at Heritage Hills Golf Course in York, PA on Monday, October 24 at 8:30 a.m.
Girls Soccer:
QV vs. Yough at Plum HS in the first round of the WPIAL Playoffs on Monday, October 24 at 6:00 p.m.
Boys Soccer: QV vs. Central Valley at Hopewell HS in the WPIAL semifinals on Wednesday, October 26 at 8:00 p.m.
Cross Country: QV Boys & Girls in the WPIAL Championships on Thursday, October 27 at Coopers Lake Campground, PA.  Girls 1:30 p.m. / Boys 3:45 p.m.

Parent-Teacher Conference Registration Closes Friday, October 28
Parent-Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Thursday, November 3, 2016 from 12:00-8:00 PM and Friday, November 4, 2016 from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM.  Online conference registration opens on Monday, October 17 at 6:00 a.m. and closes on Friday, October 28 at 11:59 p.m. To register for a conference, visit www.myconferencetime.com/qvhs.

Odyssey of the Mind Parent Information Meeting - October 25 at Osborne
Odyssey of the Mind is a creative problem solving competition for students of all ages. Students form teams of 5-7 members under the supervision of an adult coach. They select one of five problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics. Teams create a solution and present their solution within an 8-minute time limit at the Western PA Regional competition, and possibly the state and world level. Anyone interested in creating a team, coaching, or getting detailed information about Odyssey of the Mind should attend a parent information meeting on Tuesday, October 25 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Osborne Elementary Large Group Room. view flyer

E3 Career Event - October 27
Education, Engagement and Enjoyment. Students and parents are invited to attend the second annual E3 event on Thursday, October 27 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Quaker Valley High School. The evening begins with Keynote Speaker Justin Driscoll, Senior Director, People & Culture Initiatives from Pittsburgh Technology Council, followed by rotating sessions to help people answer questions about careers in science, technology, math or healthcare. learn more / reserve your space by Oct. 24

Studio Life Art Club meets on Mondays after school at QVMS
Who: Any student in 6th-12th grade 
What: Art Club-Studio Life! 
Where: Middle School Art Room 
When: Mondays, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
The Studio Life Art Club is a free after school program that allows students to create art in a studio environment. Sign ups take place outside the Middle School Art Room. Please contact Art teacher  Ms. McClelland with any questions at mcclellanda@qvsd.org.  Each student will need a signed Parent Permission Slip and Student Contract, available in the art room! A representative from Parkway Career & Technical Center will be presenting to all 8th grade students in the MS auditorium on Tuesday 10/25 from 7:50 am to 8:50 a.m. 

Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands Spring Trip 2017 - Letter of Interest
Do you have plans for spring break? Do you want to practice your Spanish with native speakers? Would you like to travel throughout a South American country to learn about other customs and cultures? How about spending time with children in an orphanage or at a local school? Why not consider taking an international trip to ECUADOR AND THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS? If interested, view the letter of interest below and return the form to Mr. Haboush as soon as possible. letter of interest

Student opportunity to travel to Italy and Greece
QVHS students are invited to explore the history of Italy and Greece with Mrs. Robin Russell for a spring break cultural immersion experience. The nine day trip will take place April 7-April 15, 2017. Students who sign up before November 1 will save $100 (use the code Candyapple100). For more information contact Mrs. Robin Russell at russellr@qvsd.orgletter of interest

Senior Pictures for 2017 Yearbook due by October 28
Senior pictures for the 2017 yearbook are due October 28, 2016. Pictures will not be accepted after that date. NO EXCEPTIONS. A letter with guidelines for sizes and baby pictures has been mailed home. If your child’s senior photo is not submitted by October 28, 2016, his or her school picture will be used instead. Pictures may be dropped off in the main office (place them in the QV Yearbook box on the counter), given to Mrs. Rosa in room 301, or sent digitally.  The senior pictures will be returned. If the picture can be submitted on a CD or digitally via email from the photographer, it would be appreciated. Please ensure the photo is at least 300 dpi and 2” by 3”. The email to use for digital submission is rosat@qvsd.org.

Senior Parent College Night Presentation Available Online
On Monday, October 3, Director of Collegiate Affairs, Mrs. Kelly Frank, made a presentation to parents of high school seniors. This informative presentation helps guide families about what is ahead in the college admissions process. The entire slideshow presentation is available online. Click here to learn more. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Frank at frankk@qvsd.org. Also, if you missed Financial Aid Night at QVHS on Monday, September 19, you can click here for the presentation.

Bowlers Needed!
The QVHS Bowling Team is in search of bowlers for the upcoming winter season. Any student in grades 9-12 can participate. Email Coach Greg Vecchi with questions at vecchig@qvsd.org.

Sophmore Personal Projects
Attention parents of Sophomores – the Personal Project proposal forms were due to Dr. Conlon, Personal Project Coordinator, earlier this month. She is in the process of meeting with each student to discuss and approve the submitted ideas. Please encourage your son or daughter to make an appointment with her as soon as possible to complete this necessary step in getting started. All Personal Project directions are online. Click here for the Personal Project home page and click here for detailed instructions. Any other questions should be directed to Dr. Conlon at conlonl@qvsd.org or 412-749-6042.

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

Phone: 412-749-6000
Fax: 412-749-1226

Grades: 9-12

School Hours
7:45 AM - 2:50 PM schedule


Deborah Riccobelli email

Assistant Principal
Abigail Bator email

Dean of Student Discipline
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
Kim Hart, Gr. 9 & 11
412-749-6014 email
Amy Keller, Gr. 10 & 12
412-749-6004 email

Incident Report Form
QUEST Referral - Student
QV Kindness Compass

Nurse 412-749-6006
Aimee Benedict email web

Staff Recognition: view

Code of Conduct: view
Parent/Student Handbook: view
Program of Studies: view
School Profile: view
Alumni Transcripts: 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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