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Hometown High Q Semifinals Episode Airs June 11 on KDKA
Hometown High Q is an academic challenge hosted by KDKA morning anchor Rick Dayton. Quaker Valley's Hometown High Q Team won their quarterfinal matchup in this year's KDKA Hometown High Q Playoffs which aired on KDKA on May 21st.  The Quaker Valley team earned an impressive 605 points while defeating Waynesburg and Canon-McMillian High Schools. The team is comprised of seniors Hannah Bablak, Thomas Musial, and Gabriel Weiner and is coached by high school math teacher Matt Welch who is assisted by academic specialist Linda Conlon. By virtue of their victory, Quaker Valley has now advanced to the Hometown High Q Semifinals for the second consecutive year and has secured at least a $1,500 educational grant from Westfield Insurance. The air date of the semifinal episode will be on Saturday, June 11 at 11:00 AM. The semifinal match will pit Quaker Valley with students from Taylor Allderdice and Yough High Schools. 

Commencement Portrait Order Form
Quaker Valley School District has selected Acrees Gallery North to photograph commencement protraits. Please fill out and mail the form below to Acrees Gallery North by June 1, 2016 to order a graduate portrait. portrait order form

Laptop Collection Information
The Peer Help Desk (PhD) is a student run program that helps students with technology, schoolwork, and other school related problems. PhD will be coordinating laptop collection this year. Collection dates are:

  • Pre-Check Laptops Assessments: May 16-20
  • Seniors Early Collection: May 20-23
  • Seniors Regular Collection: May 24-27
  • Underclass Early Collection: June 2-6
  • Underclass Regular Colletion: June 7
Students will be charged a fee if laptops are turned in late. For details, visit the Peer Help Desk websiteview collection dates & details

Driving & Parking Safety Reminders
Student safety is a top priority at Quaker Valley. With that in mind, we want to remind our Quaker Valley families of important procedures to follow when driving or parking on the high school campus: view memo

Arena Scheduling Information
The following documents are available to help students with the arena scheduling process:

2016 Commencement Speakers and Poet Laureat Information
QVHS will select several honored speakers and one Poet Laureate to participate in the June 6th graduation ceremony.  Please view the document below for speech and poem criteria and the submission timeline.
commencement speaker & poet laureate info

8th Grade Transition to High School
view brochure | view parent orientation slides 

CCBC Aviation Academy Opportunity for 2016-2017
CCBC will be offering an opportunity through their Aviation Academy for QVHS juniors and seniors beginning in the 2016-17 school year. Students interested in one of four areas, Professional Pilot License, Air Traffic Control, Aerospace/Airport Management, or Unmanned/Aerial Vehicle License, may sign up and use these courses as their electives. CCBC Aviation Academy Info

Marching Band Camp: July 31-August 5
Students interested in joining the Quaker Valley High School Marching Band: “The Pride of Quaker Valley” for the 2016-2017 season should make note that Band Camp 2016 will be held July 31-August 5. Without exception, students must be available for the entirety of Band Camp in order to be eligible for membership in the group. Registration will be open online at www.qvsdmusic.com from April 18-May 20. More information about the Quaker Valley High School Marching Band, including history, new member information and calendars, can be found at www.qvsdmusic. com and on Twitter @QVHSMusic. Any questions related to high school band, including scheduling, should be directed to Mr. Neville at nevillec@qvsd.org.

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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
Amy Keller, Gr. 9 & 11
412-749-6004 email
Jim Walls, Gr. 10 & 12
412-749-6014 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

Upcoming Events

  • May 31, 2016
    • Last Day of School for Seniors
    • Senior Awards Assembly 9:00 AM
  • June 1, 2016
    • Underclass Awards Assembly
    June 2, 2016
    June 3, 2016
    • Final Exams
    June 6, 2016
    • Final Exams
    June 7, 2016
    • Final Exams
    • Last Day of School
    June 8, 2016
    • Staff Task Day - No Classes

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