November | 2018


Mt. Lebanon Student Achievement Soars


During the School Board meeting on November 19, Dr. Marybeth Irvin and Dr. Ron Davis presented the 2018 Student Outcomes Report. This comprehensive report includes results from PSSAs, Keystone Exams, PSATs, SATs, ACTs, AP exams, and the newly implemented Future Ready Index PA. The report provides an overview of the District's continued strong academic performance during the 2017-2018 school year. We are proud to report that Mt. Lebanon students continue to demonstrate high performance levels on all major academic assessments.


"This year's report shows that by all objective measures of student achievement, Mt. Lebanon students continue to excel academically," said Dr. Tim Steinhauer.

Read the report and school board presentation.



Proposed MTLSD Strategic Plan 2020-2023

The Mt. Lebanon School District initiated a Stakeholder-Driven Strategic Planning Process during the 2017-2018 school year. This process continued into this school year and was approved by the School Board in November of 2018. We are required to post the 2020-2023 Proposed Mt. Lebanon School District Strategic Plan for the Pennsylvania Department of Education for public review for 30 days. 

Read more about the Proposed Strategic Plan and the process.


"Future Female Scientists" Take Top Prize at Powering Pittsburgh Competition

Shell Oil and the Pittsburgh Steelers sponsored a competition called Powering Pittsburgh – Make the Future Design Challenge for students in Allegheny, Beaver and Washington Counties. Two teams of Mt. Lebanon students in the STEM Academy advanced to the final competition with one team becoming the 2018 Champions of the High School Division.

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Longtime MTLSD Director of Business to Retire

At the end of December 2018, Janice R. Klein will retire from the Mt. Lebanon School District after a stellar 37 year career as Director of Business. She is acknowledged by her colleagues in the school district and across the state as the gold standard for school finance directors.

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High School Model UN Team Starts Off Season With a Win

The Mt. Lebanon High School Model UN team achieved great success at the Penn State Model UN tournament on November 2-4. Twelve students won individual honors in the eleven committees in which they competed. Overall, the team won the "Outstanding Delegation" award.

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Patrick Anderson Wins PIAA Cross Country Gold

Congratulations to Mt. Lebanon High School Junior Patrick Anderson on winning the 2018 PIAA Cross Country Championship. Patrick beat the competition for the state gold medal by crossing the finish line first in 16:03. Patrick becomes only the fifth runner from Mt. Lebanon High School to win a PIAA boys' cross country title and the first in 18 years.  Congratulations to Patrick and his Coach Mike Agostinella on this outstanding achievement. 

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Registration Open for the Little Lebo Preschool at Mt. Lebanon High School 

Mt. Lebanon High School's Little Lebo Preschool Program is accepting registrations for the spring program which runs from March 11 through May 24, 2019. The program meets Monday through Thursday from 9:10 – 10:40 am. The deadline for application is February 25, 2019. The total cost is $65

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Mt. Lebanon School District  Guest Substitute Teacher Program

Mt. Lebanon School District announces a Guest Substitute Teacher Program for day-to-day

substitutes. You are eligible to work in the Mt. Lebanon School District as a day-to-day substitute teacher if you hold a bachelor's degree in any subject area.

Call the District's HR Office for more information at 412-344-2096.


Big Recycling Changes to Come in January

With the start of the new five-year waste hauling contract in January 2019, all 18 SHACOG communities, including Mt. Lebanon, will have new recycling rules.  As specified by the waste contractor, no glass of any sort and no plastics 3-7 may be recycled. For information on why this is happening, what can and can't be recycled and a list frequently asked questions and answers, visit the Mt. Lebanon Municipal website at



High School Fine Arts Concerts
HS Auditorium • 7:00 p.m.


December 3
School Board Reorganization Meeting
HS Room D205 • 7:30 p.m.


December 12
HS Holiday Show
HS Auditorium • 7:00 p.m.


Mt. Lebanon School District

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