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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PSSA (Pennsylvania System of School Assessment)
Dates for the upcoming PSSA's is as follows:

April 24, 25, and 26  PSSA - English Language Arts - All students - AM only
April 30 and May 1 PSSA - Mathematics - All students - AM only

May 2, and 3 PSSA - Science - 8th grade only - AM  
Shaler Area Middle School Closing & Delay Information
The safety of our students and staff is of utmost importance to us, and the District takes the decision to delay or cancel classes very seriously. Delays and cancellations may occur due to winter weather events or other unexpected reasons, such as a water main break, power outage, or other significant event. 

Please review the attached document for important information regarding Closing and Delay Information, Flexible Instruction Day Information for logging in for classes, time schedules, as well as information regarding Early Dismissals due to weather conditions.
SAMS 2023-2024 Schedules
SAMS 2023-2024 Student Schedules are available via Infinite Campus as of Monday, August 14, 2023. Revisions to schedules are still being made so please check over the next couple of days to see if your schedule was changed. If you are unable to see your schedule, it is possible that there is an outstanding fine or obligation. Please contact the Shaler Area Middle School Main Office at 412-492-1200, ext, 2500 for more information.  
NEW Email address for SAMS Nurse

Beginning immediately, all emails to the Shaler Area Middle School nurse should be sent to [email protected]


SAMS is now selling Titan Croc Charms
SAMS is selling custom made Titan Croc Charms at the Middle School. There are 3 charms to choose from. The price of the charms are $5 each or you may purchase all 3 for $13.00.  You may find a picture of the Titan Croc Charms attached. Charms can be purchased at the Middle School Activities Office or students may purchase them during lunch. They would make a great little gift to add to holiday baskets.  

Parents and Staff, 


There has been some confusion around our COVID-19 protocols for this school year, so we wanted to share a reminder about what to do if a student tests positive for COVID-19 or is exposed to someone who is.


If a student tests positive for COVID-19, the following steps should be taken:  

Q&A with Mrs. Biagiarelli
Get to know Mrs. Janel Biagiarelli, the new Shaler Area Middle School assistant principal.  
Q&A with Dr. Howard
Get to know Dr. Shannon Howard, the new Shaler Area Middle School principal.  
Attendance Information
School Board policy 204 Attendance requires that the parent submit an excuse in writing.
All excuses and doctor’s notes can be emailed to: [email protected]  
1800 Mt. Royal Boulevard     Glenshaw, PA. 15116     P 412-492-1200     F 412-492-1236
1800 Mt. Royal Boulevard Glenshaw, PA. 15116 P 412-492-1200 F 412-492-1236
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