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Shaler Area High School
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Shaler Area High School

381 Wible Run Road Pittsburgh, PA. 15209-1199
Phone: 412-492-1200 Press 8 and Ext. 1500 or 1501
Fax: 412-684-1076
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Daily Symptom Screening

A reminder from your School Nurse:   Every student needs to check the daily symptoms screening before coming to school each day. The screening can be found on the SASD website under Back to School or below. If you have any of these symptoms, please do not come to school, but continue with virtual learning.  Daily-Symptom-Screening-updated-Jan2021 (1).pdf  

Scheduling: 2021-2022 School Year
The scheduling process for the 2021-2022 school year has begun.  Please click "Read More" to learn about the process and timeline.     
Class of 2021: Senior Bulletins
Class of 2021:  We will publish a Senior Bulletin on the 21st of each month to keep the seniors and their families informed of important updates, senior events, and a variety of topics as they begin the final leg of their Shaler Area journey.  We hope you will find this publication to be informative and helpful.  Senior Bulletin 2021 #1.pdf

 
Shaler Area to host virtual community event to address managing stress
Shaler Area is proud to host “Managing Stress During Stressful Times,” a virtual community event, on Wednesday, March 3, from 6-7 p.m. This virtual event will offer resources to students and families to help them identify and deal with the increased stressors of living during a pandemic.  
Class of 2021 Scholarship Opportunities
SENIORS:  in-house scholarship season here and the second deadline is Friday, March 19!   Posted below is the Senior Scholarship Handout which gives a brief outline of all of the in-house scholarship and their deadlines.   Please make time to read it and see which scholarships you qualify.  Note:  only apply for scholarship in which you are eligible and meet the criteria.  Scholarship committees will not consider your application if you do meet the criteria - do not waste their time and yours.  

When you are ready to upload your completed application to the scholarship repository found on the Class of 2021 Google Classroom, scan and create 1 PDF with all of your documents and rename the scan with your last name, first initial and the scholarship name - ie. Smith, J. Millvalean.  A video tutorial showing you how to scan and turn your application into 1 PDF using the Notes app on your school-issued iPad has been posted to the Class of 2021 Google Classroom.  If you have any questions about scholarships, please reach out to your counselor.  Good luck to all who apply!    Senior Scholarship handout 2021.pdf

 
School Pictures and ID Cards

If an underclassmen (grades 9-11) had their picture taken in January or November, ID cards and portrait packages (if ordered) are available for pick up in the Activities Office.  The Activities Office is open Monday - Friday from 6 AM - 3 PM.  If parents or guardians are picking up, they will be asked to show ID.   If families did not order a portrait package, it is not too late, a preview of the picture and a code to order is included in the envelope with the new ID card.  Orders may be placed by visiting www.mylifetouch.com and entering the portrait ID and access code.    

Graduation Announcements & Senior Gear

SENIOR FAMILIES:  We are excited to begin the Class of 2021 countdown to graduation!  It is time to order graduation announcements and senior gear for the Class of 2021.  Jostens, our graduation product specialists, is now taking orders.  Please read the Jostens Newsletter which gives you more information about their products and has the embedded links if you would like to place an online order for any of these items.  As a reminder, as you are looking through their products, please note that the Class of 2021 caps and gowns have already been ordered using the information the seniors were asked to provide in December and each cap/gown/tassel unit has been paid for using the Class of 2021 Class Funds ensuring each senior will look their best at graduation and giving parents one less thing to worry about as we get closer to June 11.   Jostens Graduation Newsletter.pdf  

2021-2022 Course Description Book
The 2021-2022 Course Description Book is now available on the Counseling Office webpage under the Quick Links section.  Scheduling for the upcoming school year will begin in February.  Please take time to review the course offerings and talk to your teachers about what courses will be best for you next school year.  
    
Student Driving & Parking
The 2020-2021 HYBRID parking application is now available under the "Quick Links" section.  Eligible juniors and seniors wishing to drive to and park on campus MUST secure a parking pass before driving to school.  ALL campus parking (including Matulevic Field) is by permit only. Permit applications will be accepted in the High School Activities Office on Tuesdays and Fridays during the regular school day.  The permit fee, normally $45 for the school year, has been reduced to $30 and will be prorated as the year progresses - $20 after November 30 and $10 after February 28.  HYBRID permits are only valid during the HYBRID session and students who have a HYBRID permit will need to reapply - with no additional fee - when we return to a traditional model.  New applicants who apply during the traditional session will be assessed a fee based on the start date of the traditional session. Please call ext. 1530 with any questions.
 
Health & Safety Update: COVID-19
Given the evolving situation with coronavirus (COVID-19), Shaler Area School District has created a website to provide families with the most up-to-date information specific to our schools as well as helpful links for families: http://www.sasd.k12.pa.us/COVID-19.aspx. We will continue to share significant changes in procedures and information via email, but please use this site as a resource for additional information or to reference past communications. 
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Mar
5
NO SCHOOL/Teacher In-Service
Fri Mar 5 2021
Mar
29
Spring Break
Mon Mar 29 2021
to Wed Mar 31 2021
Apr
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Spring Break
Thu Apr 1 2021
to Sat Apr 3 2021
May
17
Spring 2021 Keystone Exams
Mon May 17 2021
May
28
Prom
Fri May 28 2021
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1800 Mt. Royal Boulevard     Glenshaw, PA. 15116     P 412-492-1200     F 412-492-1236
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