January | 2019


School Board Honors Mellon Staff on Being Named "Schools To Watch"


Andrew W. Mellon Middle School has been selected as one of three middle schools in Pennsylvania named PA Don Eichhorn Schools: "Schools to Watch" (PA STW) as part of a recognition program developed by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform. The program identifies exemplary middle schools in Pennsylvania in partnership with the Pennsylvania Association for Middle Level Education. .


Mellon was recognized at the School Board meeting on January 22. The team will also be recognized at the Pennsylvania Association for Middle Level Education State Conference at the Penn Stater Conference Center in State College on February 24, 2019 and in Washington DC at the National Forum's National Schools to Watch Conference on June 27-29, 2019. Read More


HS Senior Honored at CMU Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Awards

Congratulations to Senior Vivian Salvucci on being awarded "Best of School" for her piece "Liar" at the 20th Anniversary of the Carnegie Mellon University Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Awards. At the awards celebration on January 21, high school and university award recipients read from their personal narratives addressing individual experiences with racial difference and discrimination. Read More


Mt. Lebanon Teachers Attend "No Place for Hate" Training

Mt. Lebanon School District welcomed instructors from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) for a day long training session with elementary and secondary teachers on their "No Place For Hate" program. The sessions focused on training about understanding bias and fostering acceptance. Read More


Mellon and JMS Awarded REALM Award from NCTE

Congratulations to the students and faculty advisors of the Mellon and Jefferson literary magazines, The Outlook and Our Piece of Mind, on being awarded the Recognizing Excellence in Art and Literary Magazines (REALM) Award by the National Council of Teachers of English.

The REALM program publicly recognizes excellent literary magazines produced by students with the support of their teachers. Both magazines were selected to receive a rank of Excellent in the 2018 NCTE REALM Program.

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PA Safe2Say Something School Safety Reporting App

The state of Pennsylvania launched the Safe2Say Something anonymous reporting app on January 14. Safe2Say Something is a youth violence prevention program run by the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General. The program teaches youth and adults how to recognize warning signs and signals, especially within social media, from individuals who may be a threat to themselves or others and to "say something" BEFORE it is too late. Read More


Kindergarten Registration Starts Feb. 1

The Mt. Lebanon School District offers a half-day kindergarten program which provides opportunities for children to grow cognitively, physically, socially, and emotionally. Parents may pick up their child's kindergarten registration packet for the 2019-20 school year beginning February 1, 2019 at their neighborhood school.

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District Receives ASBO Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The Mt. Lebanon School District was again awarded the ASBO International's Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting Award (COE) for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2018. This is the 34th year the District has received this award.  Read More


2019-202 Budget Update

 At the January 22, 2019 School Board meeting the Board approved the Accelerated Budget Opt Out Resolution which precludes the District from applying for exceptions under Act 1. Read More



February 1

Kindergarten Registration Begins

February 15

Elementary Act 80 Day
Noon Dismissal Grs 1-5; KDG in Session

February 18 President's Day
School Closed; Bldgs/Office Open





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