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   


Tomorrow morning is the last day you can donate items to the Toys for Tots at the school.

Reminder to all National Honor Society members that Pie Sale order forms and money are due to Mrs. Mikita today

The Shenandoah Valley High School Concert Band will present the annual “Sounds of Christmas” Concert on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 7 PM.

The concert will begin with selections featuring our Returning 6th Grade Band members. Admission is free! We hope you can join us and hear the wonderful things happening at SV!

Formal sign ups are in the high school office. Formal is Saturday, December 14th. Cost is 30 per person or 50 per couple. First half of the money is due November 22nd and the balance is due December 6th.

Freshmen students that are involved with Talent Search can apply for the yearlong STEM Careers Program that includes five field trips. Interested students can pick up an application in guidance.

Eagle Rock Resorts is looking for Ski and Snowboard Instructors. Must be 16 years or older, have transportation, work weekends and holidays, be able to work with children and adults and must be willing to learn. Benefits include free training, free skiing, competitive wages and discounts. To apply, Contact Melissa Baudille Human Resource Director as soon as possible!

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.

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.

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!

Additional Information


Shenandoah Valley’s Will Conroy Signs Letter of Intent with Millersville University

Shenandoah Valley senior Will Conroy is shown signing a letter of intent to further his education and play baseball at Millersville University. Will, who is a member of the SV National Honor Society and Student Council, will pursue a degree in Business. Seated is Will flanked by his parents Bill and Pam Conroy. Standing L-R: SVHS Principal Stuart Tripler, Superintendent Brian Waite, Will’s sister Abby, SV Baseball Coach Jeff Maksimik, and Vice Principal & Athletic Director John Brennan.

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: Miss Jennifer Barnish     barnj@svbluedevils.org     


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