Category: Honors and Awards

The Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel continues to be a vital part of Pittsburgh and our City High Community

On Friday, Feb. 8th, the City High Internship Department was gifted a donation from the Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel. The hotel named the internship department their 4th quarter recipient for their national Sage Hospitality Fundraising Program. City High has received an … Read more »

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A teaching internship helps Alexa Belschner redirect her career to a different aspect of early childhood education.

From left to right: Mentor Lindsay Kiss, Director of The Goddard School, Alexa Belschner, and Shanna Litchko, On-site Owner at The Goddard School in Pittsburgh at 301 Fifth Avenue. As far as she could remember, Alexa Belschner has always been … Read more »

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City High’s Jacob Osho gains a global perspective through his amazing internship.

Intern Jacob Osho stops for  photos with his mentors from the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh. From left to right:  Brittany Cheeks, Education Program Manager, Intern Jacob Osho from City High and Joe Poskin, Office Manager at the World Affairs Council … Read more »

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City Charter High School is honored with Children’s Hospital Community Partner of the Year Award.

Patti Kretschman, Internship Manager of City High with Children’s Hospital volunteer coordinator John Krysinky. City Charter High School is ecstatic to be honored by Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC as a “Community Partner of the Year.” We are not … Read more »

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City High seniors’ presentation “GOT PRIVILEGE?” is a big hit at Ellis School’s Cultural Jam!

From L to R: Destiny Troy,  London Brooks, Crystal Cox and McKenna Battista present Got Privilege? at Ellis School’s Cultural Jam. For the purpose of workshop discussions, participants wrote down examples of how they have experienced the advantages and disadvantages of … Read more »

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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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Thanks to the Ford Foundation, 15 City High students bring their visions to life at TechShop.

With funding from the Ford Foundation, TechShop has provided the innovators of tomorrow from City High with more than $1 million worth of professional equipment and software to help build their dreams. According to Bill Gearhart, Pittsburgh TechShop General Manager, … Read more »

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