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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SAMS announces 2021 Titans of the Year
Shaler Area Middle School staff and administration are proud to announce the 2021 Titans of the Year.  
SAMS Math and ELA Summer Kick Start Program 2021
The Shaler Area Middle School is very excited to introduce a new summer program for students currently in grades 6-8. Our Math and ELA Sumer Kick Start Program is designed to enhance and improve students' skills in these areas, while having fun along the way.
The program will run from August 2-13, 2021. Students will log in virtually through Google Meets from 9:00 - 11:30 daily. On the final day, August 13th, we have planned an in-person celebration at the Shaler Area Middle School from 9:00 - 11:00.  
SAMS Virtual New Student Parent Night - Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Dr. Stennett and Dr. Howard hosted a virtual New Student Parent Night for incoming 7th grade students and any new to the district 8th grade students on Tuesday, May 18th at 7:00 pm. This event was recorded and is now posted for parents and guardians to view for the remainder of the month. 

The recording is now available.
Fall Sports Physicals Information
The PIAA requires one comprehensive physical per year for eligibility to participate in interscholastic athletics. The PIAA requires the date on the PIAA Physicians Form Section 7 must be no earlier than June 1, 2021 for the upcoming school year. If the date on the form is incorrect, the physical will be returned, and the athlete will be ineligible to participate until the physical is dated properly.   
Kennywood School Picnic rescheduled for June 16
Shaler Area's Kennywood School Picnic is rescheduled for Wednesday, June 16. Tickets will be sold online only at www.kennywood.com/shalerarea  
SAMS Inclement Weather Plans

Inclement Weather Plans

In the event of inclement weather, a two-hour delay schedule may be used on in-person instruction days. Students who are scheduled to attend in person will report to school, students who are scheduled for virtual instruction will log on following the two-hour delay schedule.   

Return to In-Person Learning April 5, 2021

Return to In-Person Learning

On April 5th SAMS transitioned to four days in-person learning.  All students who completed the survey that they wanted to return to in-person learning should report to SAMS on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Please know that you may make a request to move from in-person learning to remote at any time.   


Requests for any change other than the student's current placement must be made in writing to Dr. Stennett - 8th grade ([email protected]) or Dr. Howard - 7th grade ([email protected]). 


Mindful Moments offer a way to help students cope with stress
During a school year that is full of ambiguity and change, Shaler Area school counselors are finding ways to connect with students with a renewed focus on their mental health.  
Information from Dr. Howard regarding Health and Safety during Hybrid Instruction
As we transition to the hybrid instruction model, we want to ensure the health and safety of our students and staff.  
Free Breakfast and Lunch Available During Virtual Learning

Due to the increasing rise of community transmission rates of COVID-19 in Allegheny County, the district will be transitioning to virtual instruction for a three-week period beginning on Monday, November 23. The grab-n-go breakfast and lunch program will continue to provide meals for students while the district is in the 100% virtual model at three pick-up locations.  

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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