Yough Senior High School

    

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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

 

**Progress reports will be available to parents/guardians on the powerschool portal by the end of the day on Tuesday, February 26th.

Powerschool Parent/Portal

Graduation

Tentative Graduation Date for the Yough High School Class of 2019 will be Friday, June 7th.

**Details and Information TBA

  

Yough High School SAT scores for 2018 were 4th out of 19 high schools in Westmoreland county and 19th out of 142 High Schools in the Pittsburgh region.

Here is the link to the article:
https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2019/02/07/just-released-see-how-local-high-school-students.html?ana=wpxi

  

 

  

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KENNYWOOD TICKETS

  
Yough Drama Department
Presents - Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor
March 29th and March 30th at 7:30 PM
March 31st at 2:30 PM
Yough High School Auditorium
Email youghdramatickets@gmail.com for reserved seats
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students

Upcoming Events

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    4p JV Baseball @Home vs. Latrobe

    Home vs. Latrobe

    (Scrimmage)

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  • 4p V Baseball @Latrobe

    Away vs. Latrobe

    4:00pm

    Yough Senior High School
  • 3:30p Track @Southmoreland

    Away vs. Southmoreland

    3:30pm

    Yough Senior High School
  • Yough Senior High School

    3:30p Track @Home vs. Albert Gallatin

    Home vs. Albert Gallatin

    3:30pm

    Yough Senior High School
  • Yough Senior High School

    4p V Baseball @Home vs. Albert Gallatin

    Homes. Albert Gallatin

    4:00pm

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