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


2019-20 School Calendar


Please remember that Monday, October 14this Columbus Day and Tuesday, October 15th is an Act 80 Day. They are no classes next week on Monday or Tuesday for students.

The Freshman Class fundraiser begins today. Poppin Popcorn Brochures can be picked up in 9th grade homeroom. Money and orders are due October 21st. See any Freshman to order

The SV Band is having a Thanksgiving Pie Sale from the famous Pie Shoppe.

14 delicious selections are available. 

Delivery is Nov. 14th. Pies are fully baked and can be frozen.

See any band member to place your order. There is also an order form in the high school office. Orders due Nov 1st.


Any girls in grades 9-12 that are interested in playing basketball this year have to sign up in Mr. Conroy's room C128.

Any girl in grades 9-12 that is interested in playing softball this spring can sign up in the high school office.

Sports Physical Sign up sheet for Winter Sports is in the Nursing Office.

Applications for the George S & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest are available. Information packets are available outside of Mrs. Mikita's office. Deadline is Dec 4, 2019 

2019 Yearbooks are now for sale during homeroom only in the Virtual Academy. Cost is $50


Any staff member that did not receive a parking pass for 2019-20 please see Meg in the district office.

Any students that need parking passes, see Miss Linda in the high school office. There were a handful without passes when they were checked yesterday.

The SV Quarterback Club is selling Pink Out shirts for the Pink Out game which is Oct. 27. Money raised will be donated to former SV alumni/football player Brian Rooney, who is battling brain cancer. See a football player to order a shirt.

Senior class is selling Beanies and Joggers


Anyone interested in writing for the TORCH, our school newspaper please see Mrs. Hixson during homeroom.

The Yearbook needs YOU! Help us add photos by downloading the app Balfour Image Share on your phone. When you take the photos, upload them to the yearbook project # 0721191.

The Hometown Armory offers training every Thursday focusing on Self Defense, MMA, Jiu-Jitsu and Wrestling. If interested contact Staff Sergeant Strohl at 570-517-4344 or just show up. If you are under 18, please get a consent form for parents to sign in the high school office


Penn State Schuylkill is having an SAT Prep class. Go to sl.psu.edu/satprep for more information. The registration fee for this course is $299 and includes all textbooks.

The PSAT’s will be administered at SV on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 8:15 a.m. – 12:00. Students should sign up on the sheets on Mrs. Chittalia’s door. Juniors receiving free/reduced lunch can see Mrs. Chittalia for fee waivers – waivers are limited, please inquire soon!!

All others must bring a check for $17 payable to SVSD the day of the test!

Seniors -The “Spend a Day in Nursing School” program is available from the Joseph F. McCloskey School of Nursing. If interested see Mr. Gegaris for information.

Juniors and Seniors – SAT fee waivers are available, see Mr. Gegaris

All Students – Applications are available for the Young Entrepreneurs Academy. See Mr. Gegaris in A135

Students are more likely to succeed in academics when they attend school consistently. As an incentive for students at Shenandoah Valley to attend school consistently, we are going to conduct raffles at the end of March, April, and May. Each student who has no unexcused absences or any tardies for each of these months will have his/her name entered for a chance to win a $25 gift card. Four gift cards will be raffled off each month. If you have any questions, see Mr. Tripler or Mr. Brennan. 


Yearbooks are now on sale for the 2018-19 school year. See Cover Photo  at the right.  Cost is $50. Payment is due with order. Pick up dates will be announced in the near future. 

Self Advocacy Training


SV Students have gone digital and published the first version of the school newspaper in many years, The Torch. This year is actually the 90th Anniversary of the very first Torch!   

Check it out at www.svtorch.wordpress.com

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.





Yearbooks are on sale now! Preserve your memories with the purchase of a yearbook!
Yearbooks are on sale now! Preserve your memories with the purchase of a yearbook!

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   ashfj@svbluedevils.org

Anne Taylor   tayla@svbluedevils.org

Robin Recek  recer@svbluedevils.org  Class Website

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:   

William Cuff   cuffw@svbluedevils.org 

Judy Demalis   demaj@svbluedevils.org

Jamie Walker walkj@svbluedevils.org 

Luke Morgan   morglu@svbluedevils.org 

Eric Croll   crole@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:   Kimberly Roulin    roulk@svbluedevils.org 

Music: John Shoener    shoej@svbluedevils.org  Class Website

Physical Education: Richard Werner   wernr@svbluedevils.org 

Technology: Linda Hixson   hixsl@svbluedevils.org    Class Website

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  

Ms. Kassandra Blew  blewk@svbluedevils.org      

High School Life Skills

Mrs. Trish Maksimik   makst@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              


Hearing Impaired Classroom

Mrs. Lisa Reidler  reidl@svbluedevils.org 

School Psychologist:  Lesley Matus   matul@svbluedevils.org 

Guidance:  Melissa Mikita   kayem@svbluedevils.org                         

Dean of Academic, Discipline, Leadership, Instruction and Innovation  

Chris Gregaris  gegac@svbluedevils.org