Shaler Area Middle School
Shaler Area Middle School
1810 Mt. Royal Blvd.  Glenshaw, PA. 15116-2117
Phone: 412-492-1200 Press 8 and Ext. 2500
Fax: 412-492-1237
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2019 Take Your Child to Work Day

This year “Take your Child to Work Day” falls on a PSSA test day and any absence will qualify as an unexcused absence. Any student who participates in Take Your Child to Work Day will be permitted to make up the PSSA test. If you have further questions, please contact Shannon Howard, Ed.D. at howards@sasd.k12.pa.us, or  Eric Stennett, Ed.D. at stennette@sasd.k12.pa.us  

Shaler Area Middle School Proudly Presents The Enchanted Bookshop
Shaler Area Middle School proudly presents The Enchanted Bookshop by Todd Wallinger. The play will be performed at the Shaler Area Middle School Auditorium, Saturday, April 27th at 7:00 pm and Sunday, April 29th at 2:00 pm.  Tickets will be sold at the door. Adult Tickets - $7.00, Senior Citizens Tickets - $5.00 and Student Tickets - $3.00.  
Shaler Area continues its Respect for All campaign with Challenge #2
This school year, Shaler Area has been focused on promoting and celebrating respect within the school district. On April 17, the district launched Challenge #2 to say thank you or show gratitude to as many people as possible and is inviting the entire community to participate in this challenge, too, to promote an awareness and culture of respect. 
SAMS PSSA Test Dates for April and May 2019
Shaler Middle School PSSAA Tests are scheduled for the following dates: April 24, 25 and 26, 2019 - English and Language Arts - AM - for 7th & 8th graders April 29 and 30, 2019 - Mathematics - AM - for 7th & 8th graders   May 1 and 2, 2019 - Science - AM - for 8th graders only    
6th Grade Parent Q & A Session
Dear 6th Grade Parents and Guardians, On Tuesday, May 7 from 7:00-8:00 pm Shaler Area Middle School will host a Parent Information Night and Q & A for all incoming 7th Grade Parents.  
8th Grade Course Selection for Next Year
On Wednesday, March 6th, High School Counselors will visit our building to speak to 8th grade students about scheduling for next year.  Each 8th grader will be given a hard copy of a “COURSE SELECTION SHEET” to bring home.  Students should work together with their parents/guardians to review and complete the “COURSE SELECTION SHEET” and return it to their SCIENCE TEACHERS no later than Monday, March 18th.  For further info about courses, their descriptions, and requirements: http://www.sasd.k12.pa.us/CourseDescriptions1.aspx


Shaler Area Middle School teacher named national Teacher of the Month
Dr. Jessica Sapsara, a 7th-grade teacher at Shaler Area Middle School, was named the Open Up Resources 6–8 Math Teacher of the Month for February, 2019. 
8th-grader surprises every SAMS student with a personalized candygram
Allison Ai, an 8th-grader at SAMS, purchased more than 630 candygrams and wrote personal messages to every student at the middle school so no one would feel left out when they were delivered on Valentine's Day. 
SAMS Plans Safety Drills
For the past five years we have seen a dramatic increase in violent events in schools across the country. Many people have voiced concerns and we continue to take the safety of your children very seriously. With that in mind, we are planning the first of our annual drills for your children this week. 
SAMS Hosts Food Drive to benefit the North Hills Community Outreach Center
A huge thank you to everyone for the help and donations with the SAMS  Food Drive! We were able to collect and complete 55 meals for the North  Hills Community Outreach Center.   
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