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National Honor Society Induction Postponed
The NHS Induction Ceremony originally scheduled for Nov. 4 has been postponed. The new date will be announced in the near future. Students will be notified of acceptance sometime in December.

Announcements for Seniors
Seniors are reminded to turn in their diploma cards and money for caps and gowns. Graduation orders will be sent out in December. There will be a representative at the high school on Monday, Nov. 3 from 2:30 – 8 p.m. during conferences for parents interested in ordering graduation announcements. The Herff Jones representative will also be at the high school on Thursday, Nov. 20 during lunches.

University of Pittsburgh Health Career Scholars Academy
The University of Pittsburgh Health Career Scholars Academy has replaced the Pa. Governor’s School For Health Care and is now accepting applications for summer 2015. The program is open to current sophomores and juniors. The residential four-week academy has maintained the high quality Governor’s School experience but is no longer full scholarship as a result of state budget cuts. The cost is $2,700. The application deadline is Feb. 16, 2015, but students are encouraged to apply early. For more info, visit www.hcsa.pitt.edu or see Dr. Conlon. 

Pennsylvania School for Global Entrepreneurship
The Pa. School for Global Entrepreneurship has replaced the similar Governor’s School and will be held this summer at Lehigh University. Applications are now being accepted from current sophomores and juniors and are due by Feb. 16, 2015. The residential four-week academy has maintained the high quality Governor’s School experience but is no longer full scholarship as a result of state budget cuts. The cost is $3,450. For more info, visit www.iacocca-lehigh.org or see Dr. Conlon.

Wrestling Sign-ups
Sign-ups are now available at the Athletic Office for all high students that want to wrestle this year as part of our co-op program with Moon Area High School. The wrestling season starts Nov. 17 and is a winter sport.

Quaker Writing Studio Now Available
The Quaker Writing Studio at the high school is now available for student appointments. Student advisers are available before, during and after the school day in the high school library to aid in all stages of the writing process. This new program is designed to assist students as they work through specific assignments or practice writing skills in need of improvement. Students interested in scheduling a 20-minute writing session should contact the student director, Rebecca Johnston, at writingstudio@qvmail.org.

Sophomore Personal Projects
Sophomore Personal Projects are underway with students working through the approval process. Students should contact Dr. Conlon in person or via email to schedule an appointment to finalize Personal Project proposals and begin working. Mentors will be assigned in late October/early November and the final due date is March 27, 2015. For more information, visit the Personal Project website.

Education Foundation accepting scholarship applications
The FRIENDS OF QUAKER VALLEY SCHOOLS Education Foundation is offering up to five, $4,000 post-high school scholarships to eligible Quaker Valley High School students. Applications must be emailed or postmarked no later than 5 p.m., Friday, Jan. 9, 2015.  read moreDownload the scholarship application

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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

Dean of Students
John Tortorea email 

Administrative Assistants
Donna Adipietro email
Sandra Charko email

Attendance 412-749-6020
Patti Gilmore email

Collegiate Affairs 412-749-6047
Kelly Frank email | web

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Amy Keller, Gr. 10 & 12
412-749-6004 email
Jim Walls, Gr. 9 & 11
412-749-6014 email
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100 Leetsdale Industrial Drive - Suite B, Leetsdale, PA 15056 | 412-749-3600
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