City High


Ms. Ickes and Ms. Zuniga will be available via email. Any student or parent seeking to reach them can email them at or They will do their best to respond in a timely manner during regular school hours. If immediate assistance is required for a behavioral health emergency, RESOLVE should be contacted at 1-888- 796-8226. For those of you who are connected with Pressley Ridge, they will be reaching out to students and families directly.

Student and Family Support Services

September 3rd, 2020

City High’s Phased School Reopening Health and Safety Plan_SUMMARY 8-23-20 Updated  


Facilities Cleaning, Sanitizing, Disinfecting and Ventilation

Social Distancing and Other Safety Protocols

Monitoring Student and Staff Health

Other Considerations for Students and Staff

The Pittsburgh Promise—COVID-19 STUDENT RELIEF FUND

For City High seniors (Class of 2020) who live in the city of Pittsburgh with any GPA, or current City High promise scholarship recipients (2020), and any current City High Alumni receiving promise funds are eligible to apply!

City Charter High School is an eligible charter under PPS, and any students living in the within the PPS School District and are a City High Class of 2020 Senior may apply for the Pittsburgh Promise COVID-19 STUDENT RELIEF FUND

County, State and National Resources

Call 911 if you are in danger and in need of immediate help

  • Kidz Meal Bagz Launch Company Wide starting Thursday, April 16, 2020  Kidz Meal Bagz is a program providing free meals to help children and families in need as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Meals will be available all day, at all 600 Sheetz locations, starting Thursday, April 16th and will include a turkey sandwich, chips and a drink.
    Families interested in taking advantage of the free Kidz Meal Bagz program should go to a Sheetz location and ask an employee at the register for a meal. Families will be offered one bag per child. Meals will be available daily while supplies last.


     Allegheny County COVID-19 Information

  • Language Services Available. In order to best serve residents with questions and concerns about COVID-19, the Allegheny County Health Department has partnered with United Way 211 to offer 24/7 hotline.  Covid-19 Hotline: 888-856-2774

     Pennsylvania COVID-19 Information

  • Support & Referral Helpline—Created for Pennsylvanians in Need of Behavioral Health Resources and Referrals During COVID-19 Public Health Crisis. 24/7 Mental Health and Crisis Support line 1-855-284-2494
  • For all Human Service Needs: Dial 2-1-1 or Vist  Find health and human services for everyday needs and in crisis situations. Search the vast database of services and providers to find the help needed today. Call 211 or Text your zip code to #898-211 to talk with a resource specialist for free.  Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Calls are free and confidential. Interpreter services are available in over 140 languages.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Línea Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio: 1-888-628-9454

Crisis Text Line: Text “PA” to 741-741

Veteran Crisis Line: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990


Unemployment Compensation

Financial Help—Credit Cards, Mortgage or Rent, Utilities

Food Assistance

Driver Services

Tips to Avoid Coronavirus Financial Scams

Tips for Pet Owners

Talking to kids about COVID-19


     National COVID-19 Information