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On Nov. 15, Steel Valley High School Senior Andre Good signed his Letter of Intent to play baseball for Youngstown State University. Good has been a starter for the Steel Valley Varsity Baseball Team since his freshman year and led the Ironmen in batting average as a freshman (.431) and as a sophomore (.452).  He was all-section as a sophomore when he led the Ironmen to a 10-0 section record and has a career batting average of .438.  Congratulations and good luck to Andre with his baseball career!

Munhall, PA – Steel Valley Student Council is asking the community to participate in their annual service project – Gavin’s Memory Mittens. They’re asking for help decorating Gavin’s tree in the High School Lobby off of Main St. in Munhall with donations of NEW mittens, hats, gloves, warm socks, and scarves.   The items will be collected from now through December and will then be donated to children in the Steel Valley community who need them for the upcoming winter season. This operation is in honor and memory of Baby Gavin Thomas who passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Dec. 28, 2007 at almost 3 months of age.  Gavin is “forever in our hearts.”

Steel Valley Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)Officers have been announced for the 2018-19 school year and include: Amanda Kubick, secretary; Casey Semenko, public relations; Izzie Furrick, president; and Chloe Delu, vice-president. The group has 105 members in grades 9-12 with a mission to empower young people to successfully confront the risks and pressures that challenge them throughout their daily lives.

Members of the Steel Valley Middle School Student Government and Art Club recently collaborated on an after-school fundraiser for breast cancer awareness during Painting with an “Ironmen Twist.” By donating $10 per person, students followed the lead of art teacher Miss Czerwinski and painted a beautiful and colorful canvas.  All student donations will be made in memory of Maria Heddleston to Our Clubhouse, a Pittsburgh nonprofit that provides emotional and social support to families touched by cancer.

Steel Valley Middle School has been recognized as an “Apple Distinguished School” for 2018-21; the school is one of 400 worldwide selected for this honor. Apple Distinguished Schools are centers of leadership and educational excellence that demonstrate Apple’s vision for learning with technology; and, according to Apple, “they are some of the most innovative schools in the world.”

Steel Valley 2018-19 Student Council Officers include (l-r):  Channing Griffin (Junior Rep to the School Board), Izzie Furrick (Senior Rep to the School Board),Chloe Delu (treasurer), Kayla Kinzel (president),Savanna Blanchard (vice-president),and Kaitlyn Caiarelli (secretary).

Steel Valley Senior Class Officers Announced: RaVyn Wright (president), Danielle Long (vice-president), Jaylin Brown (secretary), and Ella Kornacki (treasurer).

Recent News

Letter to Parent or Guardian

November 15, 2018

This is to inform you that a staff member in the high school / middle school building has been diagnosed with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA). Our District practice is that anyone presenting with the signs or symptoms, or have been diagnosed with MRSA, must have a note from their health care provider to return to work/school. The Steel Valley School District has begun the process of disinfecting and using precautions to provide a safe clean environment for all students and staff members to the best of their ability. The county health agency has been notified and will advise us if any additional precautions need to be taken. MRSA is a type of bacterial infection commonly found on the skin. This common bacterium is a treatable infection that responds to specific antibiotics.

Munhall, Pennsylvania - October 9, 2018 – Steel Valley Middle School is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for the 2018 – 2021 for its innovative use of 1:1 technology in order to provide engaging educational experiences, focusing on creativity and 21stcentury skills.   Apple Distinguished Schools are centers for innovation, leadership and educational excellence that use technology to inspire creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking. They showcase innovative use of technology in learning, teaching and the school environment and have documented results of academic accomplishments.

Gavin's Mittens

November 9, 2018

Student Council will continue a very special service project this year called Gavin’s Memory Mittens. You may remember this service project from the last few years.  Please help us decorate Gavin’s tree in the high school lobby with donations of NEW mittens, hats, gloves, warm socks, and scarves.  All items will then be donated to children of the Steel Valley community who need them for the upcoming winter season. This operation is in honor and memory of Baby Gavin Thomas who passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on 12/28/2007 at almost 3 months of age.  Gavin is  “forever in our hearts.” If you work in a building other than the high school or middle school and would like to donate some items for Gavin’s Tree, please send them to Beth McCallister via interschool mail. We will be sure to get them placed on the tree.