Mt. Lebanon High School Writing Lab

What's that?

The Writing Lab is a resource for all stages of the writing process. The lab consists of two rooms (B521 and B522) that house a total of forty-five computers and a full-time Writing Clinician, who is certified in secondary English. In addition to offering a place for students to brainstorm, draft, revise, and edit their written work, the Writing Clinician offers support for students and teachers alike for writing conferences on student writing, including work for English class as well as across the curriculum; college, scholarship, summer program, and apprenticeship application essays; independent writing; and standardized testing essay preparation, including the SAT and ACT.

Who's there?

Mrs. Shine is the Writing Clinician and can be reached via email ( or phone (412-344-2000 x10521)

What time?

Regular Hours: Monday through Thursday, 7:15 am to 3:45 pm

Fridays, 7:15 am to 3 pm

Conferences are welcome during student free time, but an appointment is recommended.

Hours during School @ Home: Monday through Friday 8am to 11am & 1pm to 3pm

Conferences via email ( are recommended. Share your work with Mrs. Shine and she will review during her next available time slot. She will contact you to tell you when you will have your work reviewed by.

You can think without writing, but you can't write without thinking!

Writing Handbook

Plagiarism Tutorial

Lab Schedule