Category: Partnerships

City High alum reflects on an internship that gave her the confidence to succeed.

From Left to Right: Mentor Christa Drew, Creative Lead and Youth Developer for TeenBloc and City High’s recent 2020 graduate Amaris Martin meet up to reflect on their work together and the personal growth experience that this City High alum … Read more »

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Love of Tech led City High’s 2020 Graduate Ajani Mohanty to explore Robotics during his 13-week Mentored Internship

Mentor Dave Rollinson, Co-founder of HEBI (left) and City High Student Ajani Mohanty (right) are seen her posing with a HEBI robotic arm that can automatically map the entire pipe for density applications It could be said that Robotics is … Read more »

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City High student Damani Brown gains clearer appreciation for architecture through internship at Springboard Design.

Damani Brown with his mentor, Springboard Design founder and architect, Paul Rosenblatt Some people say, “Success is 10% inspiration, 90% perspiration.” Damani Brown couldn’t agree more. As this 3.57 GPA City Charter High School student reflects on his internship in … Read more »

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City High’s 4.2 GPA student Cierra Saunders discovers she’s “a natural” in an advanced medical research laboratory.

Cierra worked closely with mentor Jennifer Taylor, Ph.D, an instructor in the Department of Dematology. Their chemistry was instantaneous. “She picks up on things very quickly,” noted Dr. Taylor. “She’s very dedicated and always wants to do more. Her technique … 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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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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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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