Superintendent Search
Dear Blackhawk Community and Staff,

Your local school board is about to launch a school superintendent search, and I have been selected to lead the effort.

My name is Dr. Edward Albert, former educator and school superintendent now serving as Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools.  I am eager to get acquainted with as many of you as I can during this process because your input will have a crucial impact on the school board’s ultimate hiring decision.

I have created three activities for school and community involvement. My first priority is visiting schools (a date will be given shortly) to talk with staff. Next, I have planned a community night on to hear more about your interests and requirements for the next superintendent.

If you are unable to attend, you still have the opportunity to contribute. I have created an online survey to collect your thoughts and opinions. The survey will be accessible on the district website until October 31. I hope many of you will take the time to weigh in. We need to hear from you.

I look forward to conducting this search and working toward the ultimate goal of identifying the best candidate for your district.

District / School Contacts

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Blackhawk High School - Guidance Office        Grades 9-12        724-891-7114
Highland Middle School                                       Grades 5-8          724-843-0934
BIS K-4                                                                   Grades K-4          724-843-9175
Patterson Primary School                                    Grades K-2          724-846-8082                    

District Departments

Office of the SuperintendentNamePhoneExtension
Acting Superintendent
Curriculum Coordinator
Dr. William Pettigrew
Marianne LeDonne
District Office SecretaryMissy Delmonico 1000
Data Coordinator & Homeless LiaisonTara Jones 1003
Business OfficeNamePhoneExtension
Business Services
AccountantNancy Weatherly 1007
Benefits CoordinatorBarbara DeRosa 1006
Athletic OfficeNamePhoneExtension
Athletic DirectorZachary Hayward724-506-1800 1005
Assistant Athletic Director
Athletic Secretary 
Joe Boyer

Food ServiceNamePhoneExtension
Food Service DirectorCherie Fleischman724-846-66001016
Food Service Secretary Shelley Horton724-846-6600 2011 
Technology DepartmentNamePhoneExtension
Director of TechnologyMatt Foley724-846-66001011
Network SpecialistJeff Shaffer 1012
Special Education Programs and ServicesNamePhoneExtension
Director of Special Education

Dr. Trisha Huston


Special Education Office SecretaryKathie Kiser724-843-1005 
Maintenance DepartmentNamePhoneExtension
Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds
Buildings and Grounds Secretary
Darrin Fleischman
Tammy Duespohl

School Contacts

Blackhawk High School
500 Blackhawk Road
Beaver Falls, PA 15010
FAX 724-891-7113
High School Principal: Mr. Rick Ford
Assistant Principal: Mr. Rob Puskas 

Highland Middle School
402 Shenango Road
Beaver Falls, PA 15010
FAX 724-843-0934
Principal: Mrs. Amy Anderson
Assistant Principal: Mr. Drew Bosco

635 Shenango Road
Beaver Falls, PA 15010
FAX 724-843-9175
Principal: Mrs. Jodi Borroni
Assistant Principal: Mr. Mike Arbogast

Patterson Primary School
701 Darlington Road
Beaver Falls, PA 15010
FAX 724-846-8082
Principal: Mrs. Jodi Borroni
Assistant Principal: Mr. Mike Arbogast
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