Deer Lakes team takes second place in Bayer Mentorship Program
WEST DEER, Pa. – The Deer Lakes High School team of Maureen Hutchinson, Mackenzie Kacsur, Alexa Newbrough, Jessie Philistine, and Maria Taliani took second place in the 15th Annual Bayer Corporation Mentorship Program, a business to education outreach program that is sponsored by the Cultural Communications Alliance (CCA).
Gladys M Hess Scholarship
Deadline: May 28, 2015
Gladys Hess memorial Scholarship was established in accordance with the wishes specified by the provisions of the Last Will and Testament of Mrs. Gladys M. Hess, who passed away on October 31, 1990. A long time distinguished resident of West Deer Township, Mrs. Hess is remembered for her many humanitarian and caring services which were directed to the families of this area. Her particular admiration and concerns were most often focused on the education and well-being of the young people in the schools of the Deer Lakes School District. With this in mind, she had specified that, after her death, a grant of money from her remaining estate be made available to establish a Trust Fund for the exclusive use of providing higher education scholarship assistance for a limited number of graduates of Deer Lakes High School evaluated to be “most in need” of financial help.
2015-2016 Deer Lakes Athletic Physicals
Before students participate in any sport, it is mandatory that they have a sports physical exam performed by a medical doctor or doctor of osteopathy. Sports physicals will cost $20 for the high school athletes and $15 for middle school athletes. Checks may be made payable to the Deer Lakes School District. No physicals will be performed without the completed paperwork and fee!!!
Deer Lakes Honors Six Distinguished Alumni
WEST DEER, Pa. - On April 24, Deer Lakes recognized six former graduates who have gained recognition for outstanding accomplishments in their fields of endeavor as part of its Fourth Annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner and Ceremony. Approximately 100 guests were in attendance for the event.
KDKA-TV's Dennis Bowman makes final Classroom Weather visit to Deer Lakes' Curtisville Primary Center
WEST DEER, Pa. – Longtime KDKA meteorologist Dennis Bowman made one last Classroom Weather stop before his April 17 retirement when he visited Curtisville Primary Center.
"In partnership with the community, the Deer Lakes School District will provide a dynamic, comprehensive educational program and support services necessary to meet the diverse needs of all students in a safe, caring environment, thus enabling them to reach their potential as responsible, productive citizens."
The Deer Lakes School District has been designated as a Tobacco Free Zone. The use of all tobacco products is now prohibited on all Deer Lakes School District grounds and facilities.