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Prom Tickets on Sale through May 1
The high school prom is scheduled for May 15, 2015. Please visit the High School Prom website or main office for important information regarding procedures, dress code, tickets, and forms for QV students & guests. Prom tickets are being sold at the regular price until May 1.

Scheduling Information for 2015-2016
read letter | Program of Studies 15-16 | Master Schedule 15-16

Graduation Speech Requirements & Timeline: please read

Boys Lacrosse Car Wash - May 2
The QVHS Boys Lacrosse team is hosting a car wash on Saturday, May 2 from 12- 4 p.m. at Subway (Quaker Village Plaza -Leetsdale- near Giant Eagle). Rain date -Saturday May 9.

AP Testing: May 4-15
Advanced Placement (AP) testing will take place from May 4-15. Please view the AP test schedule for dates and test locations. view AP test schedule

Kennywood Ticket Sale - May 5
The Quaker Valley Kennywood Picnic is on Monday, May 25. Kennywood tickets will be sold at the high school on Tuesday, May 5 from 11:20 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Tickets are $28.00 - cash or money orders only. $2.00 per ticket benefits Quaker Valley arts, activities, and athletics. You may also purchase tickets online at www.kennywood.com/quaker. kennywood.com

Youth Connect: Alcohol, Drugs, & the Teenage Brain - May 9
On May 9, Dr. Duncan Clark, a national brain expert, will return to Sewickley to talk about his latest research on the impact of drug and alcohol use on the developing teenage brain. The event at Sewickley Presbyterian Church, 414 Grant St, Sewickley, PA 15143, will take place from 10-11:30 a.m. is free and open to the public. Youth Connect sponsors this event and QV Voice, a student organization focused on teens helping teens, will make a presentation to help parents.
read more | Youth Connect blog

Keystone Exams & Modified Schedule: May 13-21
Many students in grades 9-11 will be taking the Keystone exams in Algebra I, Literature and Biology from May 13-21. In addition, there will be a modified/delayed start schedule on those days as well. Please view the parent letter for test dates and the modified schedule. view keystones letter & schedule

Student Laptop Collection begins May 28
Senior and underclassmen laptop collection begins on May 28. Please review the documents below for a list of items that must be returned.
senior laptop collection list | underclassmen laptop collection list

Commencement Portrait Orders Due By June 1
The Class of 2015 commencement is scheduled for June 8. Acrees Gallery North has been selected to photograph commencement portraits. Please download and return the order form and payment by June 1, 2015. portrait order form

Host Families Needed for German Exchange Program in October
Host Families are needed for the 37th Year of the QV/Buxtehude Exchange Program, October 8 - 24, 2015. German high school students and their teachers from Buxtehude will be coming to Sewickley and QV High School for the 37th year of our German Exchange Program! These students will need housing for their 16-day stay. Families interested in hosting a German student should contact Mrs. Karst at the high school for more information and details at karsta@qvsd.org.

2015-2016 AIU Apprenticeship Applications Due by May 22
Students are now able to apply for the 2015-2016 Allegheny Intermediate Unit apprenticeships by accessing the website at apprenticeships.aiu3.net. Apprenticeships are site-based enrichment programs held throughout the county. The topics are very diverse from Architecture to Marine Biology and from Business to Robotics. Students should survey the website for areas of interest. A signed application form (on the Apprenticeship site), online recommendation and $50.00 application fee will be due to the Allegheny Intermediate Unit by Friday, May 22. Please note that checks will be cashed when received. Students who are not chosen to participate in an apprenticeship will be refunded the application fee. They occur during the school day and are treated like field trips for individual students. Some programs require additional fees. See Dr. Conlon for more information.

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

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.org. Click 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

Assistant Principal
Laura Cipriano 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
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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