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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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Kennywood School Picnic scheduled for June 14
Shaler Area School District's annual Kennywood School Picnic will be on Tuesday, June 14. Tickets are available for sale online. There will be no ticket sales at the schools.  
Important Information re PSSA Testing for SAMS Students
We will begin PSSA testing the week of April 25th. All PSSA tests will be given first thing in the morning, so it is important for you to be here and be on time. There will be one test each day. The building will operate on a 2-hour delay schedule for ELA and Math. You will test in the morning time block and then report to Period 1 for a regular schedule with modified times.  
Public Use of District Tracks - Spring 2022
We love sharing our tracks with members of the community. Because we must give priority to our athletes, tracks at the high school and middle school are closed weekdays from 2:30–9:00 p.m.  for athletic practices and games. Public use of track is not permitted with students on-site.  
New CDC Guidance & Universal Masking Policy Adjustments
On February 26, 2022, the District announced adjustments to the Health & Safety Plan per updated CDC guidance and COVID-19 community levels in Allegheny County.  Effective immediately face masks will no longer be required in the District at any time, including on school buses and vans.  
Shaler Area Middle School Flexible Instructional Day
Starting in the 2021-2022 school year, Shaler Area will utilize Flexible Instruction Days (FID) in place of unexpected, emergency school closures to eliminate the need to make-up that day. Specifically, Shaler Area will use these days in place of cancellations for inclement weather.
Shaler Area Backpack Initiative
The Shaler Area Backpack Initiative is a program that was established to assist district students in need of weekend food supplies.   
SAMS announces 2021 Titans of the Year
Shaler Area Middle School staff and administration are proud to announce the 2021 Titans of the Year.  
Attendance Information
School Board policy 204 Attendance requires that the parent submit an excuse in writing.
http://www.sasd.k12.pa.us/boardpolicies/204.pdf.
All excuses and doctor’s notes can be emailed to: [email protected]  
New Guidelines for PM Student Pickup at the Shaler Area Middle School Effective Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Effective Tuesday, October 13, 2020, the following are updated guidelines for student pick-ups in the afternoon from Shaler Area MIddle School.  
Parents Update Email Addresses
Parents, please be advised that if you would like to update your email address in order to receive the Middle School Announcements, please send them to the SAMS Activities Office in care of . [email protected]shalerarea.org

SAMS Student and Parent Handbook 2021-22

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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