Category: News

Once again, internship mentors have a life-changing effect on a City High student.

  City High’s SaKyah Harris with mentor Kristina Hout, Programs Manager at the Humane Society poses for a photo in the operating room where Sakyah was able to observe surgeries performed by the Humane Society veterinarian. Many people believe that … Read more »

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Ten days of culturally immersed service learning not only teaches students about Costa Rica, but themselves.

La Carpio We arrived in La Carpio around nine a.m. for day two of our service work in the small community. We were met by friendly greetings from those we were assisting with the paving of an alleyway. Upon putting … Read more »

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Alumni Reunion Class of 2008, 2012 and 2016

We are pleased to invite you to our Classes of 2008, 2012, and 2016 Reunion! June 16th, 2017 1:00pm—4:00pm At City Charter High School 201 Stanwix Street,Pgh PA 15222 This event is FREE for graduates of the Classes of 2008, … Read more »

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City High’s Nutritional Investment

When City High moved to its new home in the historical Bell Telephone Building in 2012 it only seemed fitting to go “old school” when providing their students with fresh made and affordable choices. Rick Wertheimer, one of City High’s … Read more »

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White Papers: A Workforce Culture program designed based on suggestions from local businesses, companies and universities

Creating the City High Student Profile City Highʼs co-founders Rick Wertheimer and Mario Zinga started designing the school by creating a profile of the kind of graduate they wanted to produce. During the planning phase, they visited a range of companies and universities … Read more »

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The Historic Bell Telephone Company of Pennsylvania is home to City High

The historical 12-story “Modern Movement” building now Co-Exists as a luxury Apartment and a High School immersed in the downtown professional world. Purchased from the Equitable Life Assurance Society, 201 Stanwix Street would become the home of the The Bell … Read more »

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City High’s Alumni Spotlights & Update!

City High is proud to share their alumni success paths and stories with the incoming class, prospective parents and the community, which is an integral part of City Charter High School.

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White Papers: Looping transforms teachers and student to be their best.

Looping

  2017 Junior class picture—Teachers and students journey through all four years together graduating as a team A four-year loop not only allows teachers to learn and identify their students’ comprehension styles, it also creates a bond of care and … Read more »

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City High’s Jessie Foley gets opportunity of a lifetime — works with emerging technology at the Carnegie Mellon Electrical and Computer Engineering research lab.

Jessie Foley with mentor Dr. Brandon Lucia. Dr. Lucia won the 2015 Bell Labs Prize for his work to make intermittent computer systems operate reliably while using only the tiny amounts of energy that they can “harvest” from their environment, … Read more »

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Student intern Devaun Herzog fights domestic abuse on two fronts: victim services and prevention.

Imagine being 16 and already making a difference in the world. That’s the story of Devaun Herzog. As a City High Junior, Devaun explored a dual internship at the Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh and 3E Now, a … Read more »

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