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, and through a partnership with Project Lead The Way, we are proud to offer an engineering course.  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. Several of our students earn certifications and credentials in many areas including welding, construction, transportation/logistics, cosmetology, health and safety, and computer technology - to name a few.

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.  We look forward to working with you this school year!


Mr. Sutherland, Principal

Mr. Wilkins, Assistant Principal


Yough Senior High School


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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  

Office Hours - Monday-Friday 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Contact Information

Main Office  724-446-5520

Fax # 724-446-6008

Address:  919 Lowber Road,

                 Herminie, PA  15637

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Upcoming Events

  • 7p BV Football @South Allegheny

    Away vs. South Allegheny

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  • RInggold Senior High School

    3:00p BJV Soccer @Away vs. Ringgold


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    5p Night on Cougar Mountain

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  • Ringgold Senior High School

    1:30a BV Soccer @Away vs. Ringgold


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  • 10a GV Soccer @Brownsville

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  • 2:00p Golf @Home vs. GCC

    @Madison Club

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  • 6p GV Soccer @Charleroi

    Away @Charleroi

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  • 7:30p BV Soccer @Waynesburg

    Varsity Only

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  • 7p GV Soccer @Burrell

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  • 4p Cross Country @Greensburg Salem

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  • 6p Volleyball JV @Belle Vernon

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  • 7p GV Soccer @Burrell

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  • 7:30p Volleyball V @Belle Vernon

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  • Yough Senior High School

    7:30p BV Soccer @Home vs. Southmoreland


    *Youth Night

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  • Madison Club

    2:30p Golf @Home vs. Southmoreland/Derry

    @Madison Club - Tri Match


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  • Yough Senior High School

    6p BJV Soccer @Home vs. Southmoreland


    Youth/Community Night

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  • 7:30p Volleyball V @Thomas Jefferson

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  • 6p Volleyball JV @Thomas Jefferson

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    7p GV Soccer @Home vs. McGuffey

    Senior Night

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    Girls Soccer Senior Night

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Congratulations to the 2021 Homecoming Court

Boys:  Kaden Bizzozero, Steven Kenderes, Chris Kowalski, Taylor Odelli, Tristian Waldier

Girls:  Makayla Dixon, Gina Egidi, Lia Harvey, Marin Sleith, Kyli Jo Sokol

Excuse/Early Dismissal & Vacation Forms

Please use this link to indicate an early dismissal or excuse for absence for your student(s).  No paper notes need to be sent in if this form is filled out.


Link -https://forms.gle/M5ZwZBR8fVkh8N2y5


For the Educational Trip (Vacation) Request Form, Click on this link,  Educational Trip Form (Vacation Form).pdf  , then download, complete, and return to the office.  We can only approve up to 5 days per school year.


Make-up Picture Day - Make-up picture day is Thursday, October 21st.

Homecoming - Friday, October 1st (Football Game vs Mt. Pleasant - Kickoff at 7:00 PM); Dance is Saturday, October 9th at Turkeytown Firehall (The Huntingdon Place).

Homecoming Dance Plans and Permission Form: 2021 High School Homecoming Plan.pdf  

Outside Guest Permission Form: GUEST PERMISSION FORM.pdf 

Senior Night - Friday, October 22nd (Football Game vs Brownsville - Kickoff at 7:00 PM).

In-Service Day (No School For Students) - Tuesday, November 2, 2021 (Election Day).


We will be accepting student parking applications at the start of the school year.  In order to obtain a parking tag and be permitted to drive to school, students must complete the application, provide the necessary documents, and submit to a urine drug test at the school.  To download, view, and print the application, please click on this link:     STUDENT PARKING APPLICATION.pdf .  Copies are also available in the office.

Congratulations to Parker Lilliock, who on Saturday, June 12, celebrated his Eagle Scout Court of Honor. 
Parker is a member of Troop 1448 out of Monongahela.
In May, 2020, Parker and his fellow scouts, leaders, and friends landscaped the Old Trail Entrance of the West Newton Cemetery to help prevent erosion. He officially passed his Eagle Scout Board of review on February 7, 2021, the highest achievement in Scouting.
Parker will be a senior this coming school year and is the son of Mark and Lori (Yough grad) Leasure.
Also pictured in the photos are his parents, former Yough grad and Eagle Scout John Kerliker, and former Yough grad PA State Representative Eric Davanzo.

Congratulations Dr. Sardon!

Congratulations to our Superintendent, Dr. Sardon, on receiving the Pitt School of Education Distinguished Alumni Award. Elite in Education.


List of District Accomplishments 2012-2018