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City Charter High School’s amazing students, teachers, and Pittsburgh mentors make a difference everyday. Read about their achievements both in-school and out!

Introducing City High’s New Assistant Principals.

Please welcome our new City Charter High School Assistant Principals: Alesha Platt, MA and LaMont Lyons, M. Ed. Read more »

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Marci Mazza-Fredley receives the 2019 student RFK Urban Education Award.

Congratulations to City High junior Marci Mazza-Fredley! Marci Mazza-Fredley is the recipient of the 2019 student RFK Urban Education Award. Marci, 17, is “the definition of a student-activist,” according to Mark Barga, the teacher who nominated her for the award. … Read more »

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Shawntea Mahdi makes the most of her City High experience… and has a $124,000 scholarship to show for it.

Talk about motivation! Shawntea Madhi is living proof that it pays off. For this City High student all the stars aligned. Her grades. Her volunteering and extra curricular activities. Her amazing internship at UPMC. Her science project. The list goes … Read more »

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City High’s Carson Scholar Recipients—Tavizijhae Johnson and Gwenyth Zeis-Miller are awarded for embracing high levels of academic excellence and community service!

Tavizijhae Johnson and Gwenyth Zeis-Miller Two City High students have been named Carson Scholar recipients for 2019. Congratulations to senior Tavizijhae Johnson, a 6-time Carson Scholar and to junior Gwenyth Zeis-Miller, a 7-time Carson Scholar.Tavizijhae Johnson was recognized at the … Read more »

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City High—School Videos 2018-2019

Each year City High’s teachers and students work together to document their school year highlights with videos. Below are the links for the 2018-2019 school year videos. Please click the images below to watch City High’s students in action. FIRST … Read more »

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Actor? Writer? Director? A real-world internship sets City High’s Ryan Fisher on his future path.

Ryan Fisher stops for a photo at the City County Building, his place of internship, and where the City of Pittsburgh Department of Innovation and Performance delivers the day-to-day workings of local government to the public. Ryan will attend Point Park University on … Read more »

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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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City Charter High School is officially an “ALICE Certified Organization,” one of only 16 organizations in the state of Pennsylvania to receive this certification.

The ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate) Training Institute provides live-saving training to millions of students across the country, This training teaches us  what to do in the unfortunate event of an active shooter. City High adopted the ALICE … Read more »

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Safe2Say Something Anonymous Reporting System becomes law.

Governor Tom Wolf signs into law ACT 44. This act requires school districts across the state to complete several safety measures in an ongoing effort to keep our schools safe. I am happy to report that 90% of the requirements … Read more »

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Nick Durkin Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to 2019 Costa Rica students

City High juniors Jeynaba Traore and Jeremiah Davis have been selected to receive the Nick Durkin Scholarship for the 2019 trip to Costa Rica. Additionally, a third student, Gwenyth Zeis-Miller, received a special recognition. After the loss of Nick Durkin … Read more »

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