Category: Honors and Awards

The Robert F. Kennedy Urban Education Award, Mr. Mark Barga, City Charter High School Social Studies Teacher, Selected as the Schools That Can 2017 Robert F. Kennedy Urban Educator

City Charter Public High Schools applauds Mark’s recognition as an outstanding educator for the 21st Century, engaging all students in relevant and real world learning that is making a positive difference both in the classroom and the world in which our students will live and eventually lead. Read more »

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Pennsylvania releases public schools’ report card—City Charter High School scoring 89.9 out of 100. This is the highest score in the Pittsburgh Public School District and 8th highest in all High Schools across Allegheny County!

City High graphic: Top high school Performance Profile scores in Allegheny County October 14, 2016 | Molly Born, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Made public Thursday, this year’s School Performance Profile includes for the first time the scores from the new Pennsylvania System … Read more »

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The Child Health Association of Sewickley awards grant of $8,500 helping City High students’ with basic needs

The grant will help all students with basic needs from 2016-2018. City High has a 68% financial and socially disadvantaged student population, and additionally many of their students are just slightly above the socioeconomic status for vouchers that provide free … Read more »

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Red Cross Honors Jaimere Washington —Youth Hero at Annual Heroes Breakfast

Red Cross Honors Nine at Annual Heroes Breakfast—Eight Heroes and a Community Leader Recognized at PNC Park Event. Red Cross Youth Hero—Jaimere Washington Jaimere Washington, a resident of the City of Pittsburgh and a student at City Charter High, has … Read more »

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City Charter High’s International Service Program Garners SHYNE Award

Pittsburgh – City Charter High School’s International Service Learning/Environmental Studies Program has been chosen to receive a SHYNE Award in the Young Adult Group category. City High is one of eight honorees that will participate in the ninth annual awards … Read more »

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The Sprout Fund approves grant to City Charter High School!

City High Students will be provided an introduction to Solidworks and Design Solidworks and Design is a Badge-enabled Playlists & Pathways Proposal by Carnegie Mellon University with a team of educators from City Charter High School, University of Pittsburgh, and … Read more »

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Deborah Domingues-Murphy is selected to participate in the Library of Congress Teaching

NEWS from the LIBRARY of CONGRESS July 6, 2016 Local Educators to Participate in National Program An area educator has been selected from pool of more than 300 applicants to participate in the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources … Read more »

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State honors City Charter High School for student achievement gains

Named a Distinguished School for the second consecutive year Each year, the Department honors schools that receive federal Title I funding and have used that funding to significantly increase student achievement. This marks the second consecutive year that City High … Read more »

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Marcus Robinson has been awarded prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship

City Charter High School is proud to announce that Marcus Robinson has been awarded the prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship (GMS) for the Class of 2015. This accomplishment is especially notable in context of the more than 54,000 students who applied … Read more »

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Every child can learn’: Education department recognizes 13 Allegheny County schools

February 2, 2015 12:00 AM By Jill Harkins / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Paula Heinzman, principal of Pittsburgh Schiller 6-8, insists that her teachers follow one guiding principle. “Every child can learn,” she said. “It’s one thing to say it, but it’s … Read more »

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