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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Dr. Dara Ware Allen New CEO & Principal of City Charter High School Dr. Dara Ware Allen graduated from Spelman College before earning her Masters Degree in Education from Duquesne University and Ph.D in Workforce Education and Development from Penn State … Read more »
Each year City High’s teachers and students work together to document their school year highlights with videos. Below are the links for the 2017-2018 school year videos. Please click the images below to watch City High’s students in action. City … Read more »
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 »
City High reaches another milestone – 100% completion of ALICE-certified training. But that’s just one element of a multi-pronged approach to safety.
City High student provides a spot while working in a set with Officer Saunders and Bigley . It is unfortunate that our children have become the first mass-shooting generation where active-shooter drills are the new norm. Born into a world … Read more »
Cyrstal Cox with her internship mentors Wendy Allman (left) and Mel Steven-Cosnek (right) at the YWCA Pittsburgh. I was impressed right away with her focus and organization skills. She’s very mature.” That’s how Wendy Allman, former Director of the Women’s … Read more »