Twenty Model UN Team Members Place at Tournament
Congratulations to the Mt. Lebanon High School Model UN Team who claimed the 1st place Team Award and many 1st place individual honors at the Westminster College Model UN Tournament held on Thursday, April 21st. In the five individual committees of the Westminster Tournament, our students won 1st place in four of the five committees. Additionally, the team finished in 2nd place in all five of the committees.
Twenty of the Model UN students claimed either 1st, 2nd or 3rd place in their committee rooms.
Students who won 1st place individual awards were Mihail Alexandrov, Anna Mares, Scarlett Prendergast, Amy Tan, Zach Frenie, Zach Phelps, Ava Gamba, Nadia D'Arrigo. Taking 2nd place was Emma Gomez Domingo as well as Gina Malachow, Maddie Bank, Eli Anstandig, Kal Stefanov, Felix Yang and James Brown.
Congratulations to all of our Model UN students and to their coaches, Adam Lumish and George Savarese on an exceptional performance.
The Mt. Lebanon School District has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education for the 14th consecutive year. Now in its 23rd year, the Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. Read More
The Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS) announced its spring accreditation actions which include 167 schools and school systems in 16 states, as well as Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, and 42 other countries who have earned accreditation or reaccreditation, which is the gold standard for measuring and advancing school improvement.
This evening, we are very pleased to announce that our High School's Athletic program has been selected as a Program of Distinction. In the past, our High School's School Counseling, Visual Arts, and Music programs have all been awarded this distinction. This is the first time an athletic program has been given this distinction. Mt. Lebanon is only one of two schools selected, the other located in Valencia, Spain. Read More
The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) awarded Mt. Lebanon School District the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting (COE). ASBO International's COE recognizes districts that have met the program's high standards for financial reporting and transparency. The school district earned the Certificate of Excellence for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ended 2021. This is the 37th year the District has been selected for this award. Congratulations to Business Director Robert Geletko and his staff on this outstanding recognition. Read More
Congratulations to our 23 students who participated in the Academic Games Leagues of America (AGLOA) National Tournament, in Knoxville, TN. Students ranging from grades 4-12 competed in the competition and returned with 32 national awards: 12 medals and 20 team, or individual-thinker, trophies. These awards were spread over seven games played at the tournament. Read More
Washington Elementary fifth graders completed their service project this year by assembling snack baskets for our local heroes. Snack baskets were delivered to local hospitals, doctor's offices and the school nurse's office, in appreciation for all they have done throughout the pandemic. Read More
Congratulations to the five high school students who exhibited their dedication to scientific research and presented their findings at the Pittsburgh Regional Science & Engineering Fair (PRSEF) competition.
Yash Botre and Alexander Stefanov presented their project titled Analyzing Disease Utilizing a Novel Computerized Approach. Aidan Hall presented his project titled Can Human Movement Charge Cell Phones?
Natalie McGee earned a third place category award in the category of Physics and Astronomy. She also received the NASA Earth System Science Award for her project titled Using MAVEN Data to Describe Localized Magnetic Field Fluctuations on Mars's Crustal Field Regions.
Vishnu Venugopal earned a scholarship from Slippery Rock University for his project titled Analyzing AI Effectiveness with Risk. Read More
Congratulations to the Jefferson and Mellon Middle School students who raised nearly $2,000 for the Save the Children Ukraine charity. Students from both schools designed, created, and sold yellow and blue bracelets, keychains with the words "Lebo stands with Ukraine," yellow and blue painted pots with sunflower seed packets, and Ukrainian flags. Donation tables have been set up outside of schools and at events to sell the products and accept donations. Read More
Seven 5th grade students from Hoover, Howe, and Lincoln Elementary Schools, along with their music teachers, participated in the District 1 Pennsylvania Music Educator Association (PMEA) Elementary Sing Fest at Penn Trafford High School, on Friday, April 22. The event was an all-day festival to provide a unique learning experience for students to experience a musical challenge through performance. While in rehearsal with conductor Dr. Thomas Octave, students enjoyed Orff and Drumming sessions. In the evening, there was a concert performed for families.
Students pictured are Emilio Danley, Layla Almarza, Serra Polat, Farida Elnokaly, Jackson Donahue, Cillian Flanagan, and Claire Czamara. Congratulations to all of our participants and teachers Carol Froehlich and Ellizabeth Lahm!
The Mt. Lebanon High School Dance Company Auditions will be held on Monday, May 23rd at 4:00 p.m. in the High School Dance Studio, Room D105.
High school students who want to audition must pick up an audition letter and permission form from Mrs. Kapron in the dance studio. Middle school students who are in 8th grade must pick up the audition letter and permission form in the Principal's office at their school.
A mandatory audition meeting will be held on Monday, May 9th at 3:30 p.m. in the High School Dance Studio. If you cannot make the meeting on May 9th a make-up meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 10th at 3:30 p.m. If you plan to audition you must attend one of the after school mandatory meetings. The audition combination will be taught at the meeting.
The audition process and the Dance Company course requirements will be discussed.