Category: Student Spotlight

Spotlighting our students and their talents at City Charter High School in Pittsburgh

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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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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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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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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Boys & Girls Club Gives Future Teacher Elizabeth Cottrell a True Initiation

Ever since she could remember, Elizabeth Cottrell wanted to be a kindergarten teacher. Or so she thought. “Lizzie” recently completed an internship and is now rethinking her future plans.

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Renaissance Hotel Pittsburgh comes to the City High Red Cross Club’s Aid!

The Red Cross Blood Drive will be held August 1, 2016 from 11:00 am – 4:30 pm at Renaissance Hotel Pittsburgh. When the Red Cross couldn’t hold City High’s blood drive on their available day, the City High Red Cross … Read more »

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