Steel Valley Middle School News

The Steel Valley marching band performs

The Steel Valley School District is pleased to announce it will host the PMEA Jr. High District 1 East Honors Band Festival on Thursday, March 2, 2023, and Friday, March 3, 2023. The guest conductor will be Dr. Christopher Marra, Director of Instrumental Activities at Seton Hill University. A number of Steel Valley Middle School students will participate in the District Band.

A bunch of middle school students sit and stand on a large obstacle in a warehouse as they pose for a picture

Recently, the Middle School PBIS team raffled off a number of great opportunities for students who submitted REAL cards throughout the year. A few middle school students and their families had the opportunity to attend The Hip Hop Nutcracker, see the Pittsburgh Zoo's Holiday Lights, and take a trip to Steel City Parkour.

SOUNDS OF THE SEASON

November 30, 2022

Steel Valley Vocal Ensembles featuring the SVMS Chorus and the SVHS Concert Choir on December 13, 2022 at 7:00 PM in the SVHS Auditorium.  The Admission is FREE!

Barrett Celebrates 12 Days of Giving

The Barrett Elementary I2 Days of Giving project is back and going strong! Please join us as we continue to collect donations for causes in and around our Steel Valley Community. Donations can be dropped off at Barrett or the High School now through November 22nd!

How 2 Support A Grieving Friend

Children's Grief Awareness Day

November 18, 2022

The Steel Valley Student Council hosted an information table during lunch periods for Children's Grief Awareness Day on November 17. Students and staff were encouraged to place a butterfly in the Memory Garden that the Art Club did such a wonderful job creating.

PA Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week Nomination

November 15, 2022

Congratulations! Your District has a Nominee for the MaxPreps Pennsylvania High School. The MP AOW awards are decided by fan vote. Voting is live and will conclude at Noon on Monday, Nov. 21. You may vote as often as you like.

Steel Valley Football Playoff

Playoff Information

November 10, 2022

There will be a shuttle bus for the Steel Valley varsity football game on Friday night. The shuttle will pick up fans in front of the high school beginning at 5:30 pm and shuttle to Campbell Field through 7:30 pm and then return shuttle after the game. Parking at Campbell Field will be limited because of the expected rainfall. This is a WPIAL sponsored event and NO parent passes, student passes, senior citizen passes or conference passes will be accepted. Pre-sale tickets for the Steel Valley vs. McGuffey football playoff game can be purchased on GoFan.com. All tickets at the gate will be $7.00.

Vision to Learn Program

Vision to Learn Program

November 1, 2022

If you participated in the Vision to Learn program during the 2021-2022 school year, you are not eligible to participate in the program this school year. However, if you did not receive your glasses from last school year or have lost or broken your glasses, please contact Vision to Learn at (248) 716-4393 or fill out the form at www.visiontolearn.org/glasses to receive a new pair of glasses.

A poster advertising the Steel Valley Middle School performance of "Bad Auditions"

Are you looking for something to do? The Middle School Drama Club will be performing their Fall Play called "Bad Auditions''. A comedy set during modern day where various people audition to be a part of the hit tv show Crime Court. The show runs Thursday, October 27th at 7 PM, Saturday October 29th at 7PM, and Sunday October 30th at 2PM in the High School Auditorium! Tickets are $2!

Steel Valley Middle School Students enjoy their PBIS Fall Fest with various activities

Friday was the Middle School's PBIS Fall Fest! As recognition for their positive behavior, the PBIS team put together an afternoon of activities for the students.

The Steel Valley Stand Together Team poses for a picture

The Allegheny County Office of Behavioral Health has partnered with the Middle School students for its "Stand Together" initiative. The objective of Stand Together is to decrease negative attitudes and beliefs among adolescents towards peers and adults with mental illness and/or substance use disorders, decrease social distance between adolescents and their peers who have mental illness and/or substance use disorder, and encourage adolescents to make positive change .

SV October Newsletter

The latest edition of the Steel Valley Monthly Newsletter is now available. Check out photos from Homecoming, a story on the marching band, and information from around the district.

Members of the Steel Valley Marching Band perform during halftime of a football game

The return of middle school students to the Steel Valley Marching Band has helped the band grow to 36 members and provided more opportunity to the students.

MS and HS Student Councils are joining The Caring Place in selling t-shirts for Children's Grief Awareness Day on November 17th. The cost of the t-shirt will be $10. A portion of the t-shirt sales is given back to the programs and supports of The Caring Place. We have added additional funds to the sale to give back to the Tears Foundation in honor of a staff member and her family who lost their son this past summer. This is another local organization that provides grief support services to families who have lost a child. We would like sales finalized by October 6th to assure on-time arrival. Please forward any questions to Erin Noblet x2023 or enoblet@steelvalleysd.org.

Care Mobile

Care Mobile - FALL

September 26, 2022

At October 17th: Barrett Elementary, November 28th: Barrett Elementary December 19th: Steel Valley High School. Services include but are not limited to: immunizations, routine physical exams, sick child visits, and adolescent and young adult healthcare. All services provided by the care mobile are provided at no out of pocket cost to you. Walk ins are welcome BUT NOT GUARANTEED because spaces are limited. We encourage you to contact your school nurse or to secure a time slot.

Care Mobile

Care Mobile

September 14, 2022

At Barrett Elementary School from 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM on October 17, 2022 Services include but are not limited to: immunizations, routine physical exams, sick child visits, and adolescent and young adult healthcare. All services provided by the care mobile are provided at no out of pocket cost to you. Walk ins are welcome BUT NOT GUARANTEED because spaces are limited. We encourage you to contact your school nurse or to secure a time slot.

Caring Closet

September 9, 2022

Currently, our Caring Closet is in need of the following items: *little packs of kleenex, *chapsticks/lip balm, *mens deodorant, *small bottles of lotion they can keep in backpack or bag, *random sizes of mens boxer briefs for emergencies, *plastic water bottles for students who simply cannot afford to buy one or own one of their own to keep in school and use the fountains. All donations are greatly appreciated and can be given directly to Nurse Thomas OR to Ryan Dunmire (Caring Closet Volunteers).

SPIRIT WEAR SALE

September 9, 2022

Steel Valley Middle School PTO Online SPIRIT WEAR SALE https://ink-division.shop/SVSPIRIT Store closes Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Steel Valley Middle School Football players celebrate a touchdown

Middle School football came to Steel Valley over the summer and the Ironmen made their debut against Chartiers Valley on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at Campbell Field.

A portrait of director of pupil services Ms. Renee Kozusko.

It’s been a whirlwind start for Steel Valley’s new Director of Pupil Services. Ms. Renee Kozusko started her new job shortly before the school year began and she has devoted these first few weeks to immersing herself in the ins and outs of her role. It’s been hectic, but it’s exactly where Ms. Kozusko wants to be.

If you are local and have no dinner plans for Tuesday, September 6th from 11 :00 am to 11 :00 pm, stop by Primanti's on the Waterfront. Mention SVMS Student Government, and a portion of your bill will be donated back to our organization. Thank you for your support in advance.

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Sports Pass Fall 2022

Fall Student Sports Pass

August 26, 2022

Pass will get you admission to all home fall sporting events. Pass must be presented at event for admission. All middle school and elementary students MUST be accompanied by an adult. Passes can only be purchased in the Athletic Office Monday - Friday from 7:15 am – 2:45 pm.

Care Mobile

Care Mobile

August 24, 2022

At Steel Valley High School from 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM on September 9, 2022 Services include but are not limited to: immunizations, routine physical exams, sick child visits, and adolescent and young adult healthcare. All services provided by the care mobile are provided at no out of pocket cost to you. Walk ins are welcome BUT NOT GUARANTEED because spaces are limited. We encourage you to contact your school nurse or to secure a time slot.