Education

Announcements and information on public and private institutions in the area along with breaking news on outreach programs and services throughout the Northside communities.

Q&A with Schiller FACE coordinator Shayne Stromberg

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What’s new and exciting these days at Schiller? We are very excited about the iPad initiative. Because of the hard work and dedication of Ms....

Grand opening weekend at Museum Lab proves fun for all ages

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Museum Lab, a project of Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, opened to the public last weekend. Story and photos by Ashlee Green Museum Lab opened to the...

Deadline extended to June 3 for summer youth employment program

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Pittsburgh and Allegheny County young people between the ages of 14 and 21 have until 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 3 to apply for...

MAKESHOP not just for kids at Children’s Museum

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Photo by Alyse Horn The Children's Museum representing at the 2016 Maker Faire sneak peek on August 18. The MAKESHOP is open every day until 4:30...

Coding class fuels push for more computer science education

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A community “Hour of Code” will be held at CoLab18 in the Northside this December as part of Computer Science Education Week, a global...

United Way “Be A Middle School Mentor” program comes to Propel North Side

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Educational initiative is expanding to Propel North Side and the Mon Valley area By: Neil Strebig The United Way has been integrating its "Be A Middle...

Back to school events mark the end of summer vacation for Northside students

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Photo by Justin Criado Students of Schiller Middle School in East Deutschtown entering the building during the first day of school Monday, Aug. 25,...

Jackie Robinson Breaking Barriers essay contest

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The Breaking Barriers Essay Contest is a chance for diverse students in grade 4–9 to share their personal stories and show how they use...

Jayne Miller the poster child for better Pittsburgh parks

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Jayne Miller, president and CEO of Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, grew up on the southern end of the Adirondack Mountains. That's where her love of...

MACS celebrates 20 years of service to the Northside community

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On Saturday, October 13, Manchester Academic Charter School (MACS) celebrated its 20th anniversary with a formal event at the UPMC Club Lounge at Heinz...