Jr/Sr High School Principal and Vice Principal


Jr/Sr High School Principal: Mr. Stuart Tripler

Jr/Sr High School Assistant Principal:  Mr. John Brennan

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Student Resources

   College Board- Practice and sign up for the SATs

IXL:  used for math practice 

 Practice Driving Test:  Use to prepare for your learners permit 


Daily Announcements


Students, please remember that our cafeteria serves an awesome breakfast between 7:00 and 7:30am every day. The best part is that the breakfast is free!! Eating breakfast is a great way to start your day!!!

Any girl who did not hand in their Volleyball Uniform must do so today.


Anyone in grades 9 thru 12 interested in writing for the school newspaper
THE TORCH”, please see Mrs. Hixson in the VA.

The Band is again selling R &K Sub/pretzel sandwich sale. Large selection! Orders/money due Oct 23-Delivery Oct 31 @ 1:30. See any band member.  

Any senior who is interested in being on the formal committee, please sign-up on the sign-up sheet on Ms. Mehalick’s door.

Tutoring is available from 3 to 4 pm Monday through Thursday in the Virtual Academy. See Mrs. Hixson, Mrs. Mikita or Miss McCloskey for a sign up form. You MUST bring work to do. You MUST have a ride home by 4:00.

Attention: any girls in grades 9 thru 12 interested in playing basketball next season need to sign up in Mr. Conroy's room C128 and get a schedule. 

Seniors who have taken the ACT can apply for the ACT Student Champion Award. Application can be found at www.act/org/readinesschampions or stop in guidance. Deadline is October 31st.

Attention Sophomores! Submissions for the Hugh O’Brien Ambassador are now being accepted. Stop in the guidance office for more information and application procedures.

The Senior Class is selling Pellman Cheesecakes, Pies, and Cakes. There is an order form in the high school office if anyone would like to order any. The deadline to turn in money and orders is Thursday, October 18. Pick up is November 8th from 4:30-6:30 in the VA.


Cinderella’s closet will be having a sale on October 21st at the Cressona Mall. All dresses are $10 and accessories are $1. Doors will be open from 12-4pm.


Jr/ Sr High Faculty and Staff


Linda Dove: Student Affairs Clerk  dovel@svbluedevils.org  ​  

Sue Swearhart: District Registration Secretary   sweas@svbluedevils.org

Anne Kayes: Data Entry  kayea@svbluedevils.org

Marion Moyer: Child Accounting Secretary  moyem@svbluedevils.org
Kelly Savakinas: District Special Education Secretary  savak@svbluedevils.org

English Department:   

Judi Ashford   ashj@svbluedevils.org

Anne Taylor   tayla@svbluedevils.org

Robin Recek  recer@svbluedevils.org

Tiffany Barbuti  barbt@svbluedevils.org

Kevin Keating  keatk@svbluedevils.org
Megan Mehalick  meham@svbluedevils.org


History Department:
Chris Conroy    conrc@svbluedevils.org
Mike Elchisak elchm@svbluedevils.org  

Tom Lauta   lautt@svbluedevils.org
Anthony Pytko  pytka@svbluedevils.org  Class Website 


Mathematics Department:  

Justin Berger   bergj@svbluedevils.org 

William Cuff   cuffw@svbluedevils.org 

Judy Demalis   demaj@svbluedevils.org

Noelle Stidham  lesin@svbluedevils.org 

Luke Morgan   morglu@svbluedevils.org 


Science Department:
Christine Horwhat   horwc@svbluedevils.org

Robert Krash   krasr@svbluedevils.org
Jeff Maksimik   maksj@svbluedevils.org

Pam Schumack   schup@svbluedevils.org

Russ Schumack   schur@svbluedevils.org

Language:  Shawn Novatka   novas@svbluedevils.org                   

Art:  William Kreiger   kreiw@svbluedevils.org

Music: John Shoener    shoej@svbluedevils.org 

Physical Education: Richard Werner   wernr@svbluedevils.org
Technology: Linda Hixson   hixsl@svbluedevils.org 

Special Education:                         

Lori Hess   hessl@svbluedevils.org 

Gloria Laudeman   laudg@svbluedevils.org 

Coleen McGuire   mcguc@svbluedevils.org
Amanda McCloskey   mccla@svbluedevils.org
Sarah Lesisko    lesis@svbluedevils.org                                               


Business Education:  

Jason Gunoskey     gunoj@svbluedevils.org  


Deb Stivers   stiversd@svbluedevils.org
Jessica Kowalchick   kowaj@svbluedevils.org  Class Website

Gifted: Jessica Kowalchick   kowaj@svbluedevils.org  Class Website              

School Psychologist:  Lesley Matus   matul@svbluedevils.org 

Guidance:  Melissa Mikita   kayem@svbluedevils.org                         

Testing Coordinator: Val Chittalia   chitv@svbluedevils.org