Category: Partnerships

From nature to human nature — Karsen Koah’s internship at Carnegie Museum of Natural History takes her into a new direction.

Karsen’s work on the Air Pollution Plinko game and video helped her to examine how people of different age groups learn and take in new information all while developing her communication skills.

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White Papers: A Workforce Culture program designed based on suggestions from local businesses, companies and universities

Creating the City High Student Profile City Highʼs co-founders Rick Wertheimer and Mario Zinga started designing the school by creating a profile of the kind of graduate they wanted to produce. During the planning phase, they visited a range of companies and universities … 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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Once again, internship mentors have a life-changing effect on a City High student.

Through her work with hundreds of animals as an intern at the Western PA Humane Society (now merged with the Animal Rescue League), SaKyah began to learn that her passion for animals could be the basis for a career. That’s because when she graduates, she plans to pursue a degree in pre-vet medicine. Read more »

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Ten days of culturally immersed service learning not only teaches students about Costa Rica, but themselves.

La Carpio We arrived in La Carpio around nine a.m. for day two of our service work in the small community. We were met by friendly greetings from those we were assisting with the paving of an alleyway. Upon putting … Read more »

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See why our diverse urban high school surpasses the national average in Graduation, Attendance, and College Graduation rates.

City Charter High School is a highly innovative public school in downtown Pittsburgh. City High was founded as an exemplary research and development high school for 21st century secondary urban education. As the upcoming conference plans to explore education innovation … 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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Every child can learn’: Education department recognizes 13 Allegheny County schools

February 2, 2015 12:00 AM By Jill Harkins / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Paula Heinzman, principal of Pittsburgh Schiller 6-8, insists that her teachers follow one guiding principle. “Every child can learn,” she said. “It’s one thing to say it, but it’s … Read more »

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Students, Tenants Co-Exist In City Charter School

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It may sound like an unusual living arrangement; but high school students and tenants are both peacefully co-existing in their new downtown digs. Students ready to start their school day in the new location for the City … Read more »

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Best in Class School Partnership

Heather Ann Urban and Mario Zinga

The Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel has named us as a fundraising recipient for this year’s “Best in Class School Partnership Program,” sponsored by Sage Hospitality. Human Resources Director Heather Ann Urban and hotel staff recently presented the proceeds to Education Manager … Read more »

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