Yough Senior High School

  

FREQUENTLY USED EXTENSIONS

Mr. Sutherland Principal 2021
Mr. Wilkins Assistant Principal 2022
Mrs. Good High School Secretary 2000
Mrs. Huss High School Secretary & Athletics 2001
Mr. Dawson Guidance Counselor 2016
Mrs. Hipps Guidance Counselor 2017
Mrs. Petrosky Guidance Secretary 2015
Mrs. Kujawa Nurse 2010  

 

Contact Information

Main Office  724-446-5520

Fax # 724-446-6008

Address:  919 Lowber Road,

                 Herminie, PA  15637

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Welcome to Yough Senior High School

Dear Students, Parents and Guardians:

Greetings from Yough Senior High School, home of the Cougars!  On behalf of our teachers and staff, we would like to welcome you!  Our mission is to provide all students with a 21st-century learning experience in a collaborative and supportive environment.  With your help, we can achieve this mission.

Our rigorous curriculum is the foundation that will prepare all of our students for future endeavors.  To do this we offer a variety of academic programs:

Dual credit classes, through Yough Senior High and The University of Pittsburgh, Westmoreland County Community College, and Mt. Aloysius College, let students get a jump start on college for a fraction of the tuition price. These classes, taught by our instructors during the standard school day, qualify for both high school and college credit simultaneously.  The Dual Enrollment Program is open to juniors and seniors, with courses covering a variety of subject areas. 

In addition to our Dual Enrollment Program, we offer a number of Advanced Placement classes.  Our college and career-ready initiative doesn’t end with college preparedness.  For example, through our partnership with the Central Westmoreland Career & Technology center, students may enroll into industry based technical and certification programs designed to meet the needs of an evolving workforce and develop skills for lifelong learning and living. 

Besides academics, we offer extracurricular programs including the performing arts and interscholastic athletics, competing in the WPIAL.  We also have several clubs, including NHS, Student Council, Yearbook, Art NHS, Chorus, Marching Band, Colorguard, FBLA, CAP/SADD, Spanish and French clubs, Robotics, Prom Committee, YALE, Pride, Student Mentor, Journalism, Strategies, Spirit, Outdoors and Envirothon.  These clubs help meet the interests of all our students and provide opportunities for them to get involved with their school!

Parents/Guardians are encouraged to view their student’s progress and attendance through the Powerschool Parent Portal, linked to our web site.  Attendance is important to the success of our students.  Being connected and involved makes it more likely that they will care about their education now and in the future.

Thank you for taking the time for visiting our web site.  I look forward to working with you this school year!

Sincerely,

Mr. Sutherland

Principal

 

 

 7:00AM to 2:00PM

The office will be closed:

Fri. June 22nd and Wed. July 4th

Upcoming Events

  • Kennywood Picnic Day

    HIGH SCHOOL OFFICE IS CLOSED 

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    Fourth of July

    HIGH SCHOOL OFFICE IS CLOSED TODAY

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  • 5:30p Coaches Meeting

    Meeting will be held in the High School Auditorium

    5:30pm

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  • Round Hill Park

    10a Cross Country @EF

    10:00am

    Away vs. EF @ Round Hill Park in Elizabeth

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    10a V Football Scrimmage @YHS

    Home vs. Burgettstown/East Allegheny

    Scrimmage

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Email Database

EMAIL DATABASE

We are in the process of updating our database to be able to send important information out through our email system. Please download and print the form listed below and return to your child's school.

 Updated Email Database.docx 

Cafeteria - Instagram Info

The Instagram account for YHS Cafeteria is:  yough_tng

  

Congratulations to Rebecca Ghion who was selected to the WPIAL All-Section Team for Lacrosse!  To read the newspaper article, click on this link:

Rebecca Ghion All-Section Link

Congratulations to our rising seniors who recently participated in the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine's Emerging Scholars Academy at Seton Hill University:  Allison, Gina, Mollie, Suzanne, and Tyler!  Pictured below are our participants with Yough alum, Elizabeth Sever, who served as a project facilitator.