Steel Valley School District News

The Steel Valley School District will host a public hearing in the high school auditorium on Thursday, June 22 to review all relevant matters pertaining to the construction of a new elementary school.

Care Mobile news featured image

As a collaboration between UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh and Morgantown, Inc., the Care Mobile offers no out-of-pocket cost medical care to children throughout Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas. The Care Mobile will be at: Barrett - June 12th & July 6th and High School - August 14th

Steel Valley Class of 2023 tosses their caps into the air

With a shift of their tassels and a countdown from senior class president Gabrielle Matusky, the Steel Valley Class of 2023 launched their caps into the air and took a giant leap toward the next stage of their lives. The Steel Valley School District celebrated its 52nd annual commencement on Wednesday, May 31 at the William V. Campbell Athletic Field in Munhall.

The Class of 2023 poses in front of the rock wall

Members of the Class of 2023 painted their names to the cliffside on West Run Road in Munhall on Wednesday, May 31 prior to commencement. Their names joined those of the Class of 2022, who added their names last year in a revival of a tradition that dates back decades.

Three teachers pose for a photo wearing "Retired Teacher" t-shirts

Today was the last day on the job for three Park Elementary teachers who have over 90 years of combined experience with the Steel Valley School District. They made a huge difference, and they will be missed.

2023 Senior Car Parade

Steel Valley Senior Class Car Parade will be held on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at 6:00 pm (seniors meet in the SVHS parking lot at 5:30 pm) Prizes will be awarded for th e top 3 best decorated cars!

Students dance in front of a stage while other students perform

Today was the Farewell Tour Celebration for our eighth graders as they spend their final few days with us before moving on to the high school in the fall.

Elementary students sing and dance as part of a concert

It was an afternoon of feel-good vibes at Barrett Elementary on Thursday, May 25 as students performed their spring musical showcase "Music in the Valley."

Kennywood Ticket Sale

PURCHASE INSTRUCTIONS TO VISIT ON THE JUNE 6th DISTRICT DAY FOR $35.99: Go to and continue from there. Follow the instructions on the Kennywood Flyer linked in the article.

Scenes from Community Day

Mother Nature tried her best, but a bit of rain didn't dampen the spirits at Steel Valley's first Community Day. Held on the Steel Valley High School campus near the Steel Valley Grows Garden, Saturday's event was designed to bring residents and organizations of all three boroughs together with district staff and students.

The cast and crew of A Wrinkle in Time

Madeleine L'Engel's "A Wrinkle in Time" won the Newberry Medal, Sequoyah Book Award, and Lewis Carroll Shelf Award when the book was first published in 1962. Since then, it has inspired two film adaptations and multiple stage adaptations. The Steel Valley Middle School Drama Club brought an adaptation by Morgan Gould to the stage this weekend, with performances continuing tonight and Saturday at 7 p.m.

Elementary students sing and wave scarves on stage as part of a school concert.

Park Elementary students brought some spring and summer vibes for "Music in the Valley," a showcase of each grade's musical talents that took place on Wednesday, May 17.

Students sit in a circle in the grass outside on a sunny day

Monday, May 16 was Step Up Day at the Middle School for our future fifth graders. Current fourth graders at Barrett and Park came together for some fun activities and bonding opportunities.

MS Play

Will be presented on Thursday through Saturday May 18-20, at 7pm in the SVHS Auditorium. The Admission is $2.00.

A man stands at a podium in an auditorium while speaking to a seated audience.

With the Pennsylvania Primary Election fast approaching, the Steel Valley School District hosted a Meet the Candidates Night as part of its monthly community meeting on Wednesday, May 10 inside the high school auditorium.

A high school choir sits on a stage and sings during a performance

The High School Concert Choir and Middle School Chorus gave their final performance of the school year with the Spring Vocal Program on Tuesday, May 9. It was final show for the Class of 2023 as well as the final show conducted by retiring choir director Ms. Sharon Kampe.

Physical Announcement

Anyone 6th, 7th or 8th grader or in high school planning on playing a sport next school year, physicals are being scheduled. All completed physicals forms must be turned into the Athletic Office by Friday, May 19th to be scheduled for a physical.

Congratulations for being nominated by their teacher for their performance on the PSSAs for working hard and having great attendance. They won up to 4 tickets to either May 6, May 7th or May 21st Pirate game game.  Tickets were donated by Tickets for Kids and this was brought you by our PBIS Program.

A group of high school students pose for a formal photo. Some are sitting, some are standing.

Twenty-six Steel Valley seniors received $5,000 scholarships from alumnus Mr. Richard Bazzy during the district’s annual honors awards ceremony on Thursday, May 4. The Dr. Lawrence A. Griffin Senior Honors Awards Ceremony celebrates Steel Valley seniors who have maintained a minimum grade point average of 3.25 and who have been selected to receive a scholarship award from a local business, organization, alumni or community.

Brenna Kern and Chelsea Bulger pose for a photo

Steel Valley Class of 2023 valedictorian Brenna Kern and salutatorian Chelsea Bulger reflected on their achievements, shared their college plans, and reminisced on their time at Steel Valley in this conversation.

SV Garden Plant Giveaway

On May 20, 2023, SVSD Day of CommUNITY, from 1 pm-5pm a Plant tables will be set up in the Franklin Garden space at 220 East Oliver Road.  Donations benefit the SVSD garden.  Suggested donation $1 per plant.  Pre-orders will be accepted on the Steel Valley Grows Garden FB page and via email to   Please email for info on specific varieties available.  Thank you to students throughout the district for helping to plant and repot seedlings this spring!

The Steel Valley Class of 2023 Top 10

Introducing the Steel Valley Class of 2023 Top 10. These students did phenomenal work in the classroom in order to be ranked at the top of their class.

Members of the Steel Valley 7th through 12th grade concert band perform on stage. Some are sitting, some are standing, while they play their instruments

Tuesday night was the Steel Valley Instrumental Spring Concert, which featured the theme of "Ancient Times: A Journey Through Time." The evening featured performances from both the fifth and sixth grade concert band as well as the seventh through 12th grade concert band.



April 27, 2023

Come Out and Support Our Students! When: May 5th at 4:15 at the SV High School's Auditorium for $2.00 per person.

Care Mobile news featured image

As a collaboration between UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh and Morgantown, Inc., the Care Mobile offers no out-of-pocket cost medical care to children throughout Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas. The Care Mobile will be at: Barrett - June 12th & July 6th and High School - May 8th & August 14th