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Student Spotlights, awards, mentors and partnerships with City Charter High School.

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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City High student DeAzia Edmonson learns she has what it takes to do the job at Women’s Center & Shelter.

In a word – “patience”! According to Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh, Children’s Advocate II, Anita Hammond, “It takes patience to work with our clients. When you have children who have been exposed to domestic violence, you’re going … 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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See why our diverse urban high school surpasses the national average in Graduation, Attendance, and College Graduation rates.

City Charter High School is a highly innovative public school in downtown Pittsburgh. City High was founded as an exemplary research and development high school for 21st century secondary urban education. As the upcoming conference plans to explore education innovation … 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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Theater Major Intern Gets Behind the Curtain Experience at Kelly-Strayhorn Theater.

Indyha Fielder is no stranger to the theater. As a dancer and performer (she’s in the Shona Sharif dance company and the 2016 City High school musical), this talented senior explored the other side of the curtain in an internship … Read more »

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