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Shaler Area School District

Shaler Area School District

Superintendent: Sean Aiken
Principal: Timothy Royall
Athletic Director: Clint Rauscher
Address: 381 Wible Run Road, Pittsburgh, PA, 15209
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Shaler Area school district to close for 2 weeks amid coronavirus concerns
Mar 13, 2020
Even before Gov. Tom Wolf announced that all Pennsylvania schools would close for 10 business days due to coronavirus concerns, Shaler Area School District had already come to the same conclusion and sent out an email to families in the school district that classes would be suspended for two weeks.

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Shaler school board discusses how coronavirus could affect school lunches
Mar 12, 2020
The Shaler Area School Board discussed coronavirus as it pertains to school lunches.

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Shaler Area senior, Beattie student recognized for long list of accomplishments
Mar 10, 2020
Shaler Area senior Ben Scariot manages his hectic school, work and volunteer calendar by scheduling activities on consistent weekdays.

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Shaler Area officials cancel ‘Shrek the Musical’ encore performances on March 13, 14
Mar 09, 2020
“Shrek the Musical” was brought to the stage at Shaler Area High School last week as audiences were treated to the musical based on the popular film. Encore performances for March 13 and 14 had to be cancelled due to coronavirus precautions.

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3 WPIAL indoor track athletes earn 1st-team PTFCA all-state honors
Mar 08, 2020

Indiana’s Kendall Branan, North Allegheny’s Casey Burton and Shaler’s Cam Mbalo earned first-team all-state indoor track honors from the Pennsylvania Track and Field Coaches Association.

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Shaler Area junior becomes Eagle Scout
Mar 03, 2020
Marc Kimberly has managed to earn Boy Scouts of America’s highest rank of Eagle Scout in between maintaining a 4.0 GPA as a Shaler Area High School junior and working an after-school job.

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Scott Primary house system builds ‘culture of kindness’
Mar 02, 2020
In the Harry Potter universe, Hogwarts students are separated into “houses” or groups. Scott Primary School implemented its own house system at the start of the school year.

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5 school districts in North Hills receiving part of $53.7 million in state school security grants
Feb 28, 2020
Five school districts in the North Hills will receive a share of the $53.7 million in state grants to improve school safety, according to two local lawmakers.

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Shaler Area school board approves 2020-21 school calendar
Feb 24, 2020
The Shaler Area School Board during a Feb. 19 meeting approved the district’s 2020-21 school year calendar.

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Shaler Area students prepare to take Special Olympics Polar Plunge
Feb 23, 2020
Some Shaler Area students, teachers and administrators are hoping for warm weather Feb. 28.

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Shaler Area High School presents ‘Shrek The Musical’
Feb 19, 2020
More than 100 Shaler Area High School students will stage “Shrek The Musical” for two weekends in March.

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Shaler Area High School junior earns Eagle Scout
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Feb 18, 2020
Marc Kimberly of Shaler earned Boy Scouting’s highest rank when he successfully completed the Eagle Scout Board of Review on January 15. The son of Connie Kunard and Kenneth Nicholson, Kimberly led a team of youth and adult volunteers to build fencing and benches in front of Glenshaw Valley Presbyterian Church. The fencing serves as […]

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Shaler High School – Class of 1970 – 50th Anniversary Reunion
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Feb 17, 2020
The Shaler Class of 1970 will hold its 50th Anniversary Reunion the weekend of August 28 and 29, 2020.  Friday evening will be an informal/casual gathering and Saturday evening will include a dinner at the Comfort Inn in RIDC Harmarville.  Classmates should contact Jim Giel, Jr, at 412-486-2774 or Jim DiNucci at 412-953-1391 for details.

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Shaler Area senior achieves Eagle Scout rank
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Feb 12, 2020
by Julia Falgione, Shaler Area HS Shaler Area senior Jacob Ishman has recently been awarded the title of Eagle Scout from the Boy Scouts of America. The rank of Eagle is the highest achievement possible in Boy Scouts and takes a huge amount of effort and time to achieve it. Ishman started Boy Scouts when […]

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War reporter shares stories from the front lines
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Feb 12, 2020
by James Engel, Shaler Area HS “Most trips, in the few days before I’m about to leave, I don’t sleep, I don’t eat, and I imagine everything that could possibly go wrong. I’ve had some real close shaves with IEDs, and snipers, and ambushes, and gunfights. Looking back over the past years, I think I’m […]

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