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Bids and Proposals 12-12-18  New Pittsburgh Courier


BACK TO SCHOOL PITTSBURGH: Brashear High School helps students get hands-on with their education | WPXI  WPXI Pittsburgh

Tthe school year is just around the corner, and in the Pittsburgh Public School District students at one school have a new space to get creative.

Headed to the WPXI Holiday Parade? Here are the acts you'll see | WPXI  WPXI Pittsburgh

The 38th annual WPXI Holiday Parade marches through downtown Pittsburgh on Saturday Nov. 24. The entertainment is can't miss! Here's a list of groups that ...

Several students charged after fight in Pittsburgh high school | WPXI  WPXI Pittsburgh

Several students are facing charges after a fight at Brashear High School on Thursday, Pittsburgh Public Schools confirmed.

Bids and Proposals 12-5-18  New Pittsburgh Courier

PORT AUTHORITY OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY Electronic Proposals will be received online at the Port Authority of Allegheny County's Ebusiness website ...

Experienced Brashear looking to make waves in City League  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Bulls return 16 seniors and 15 starters in Don Schmidt's first year as coach.

More Than 30 Pittsburgh-Area Schools To Participate In National School Walkout  CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — On Wednesday, in every time zone at 10 a.m., students at high schools across the country will ...

Superintendent Hamlet On Improving Schools: 'It's Not A Sprint, It's A Marathon'  90.5 WESA

School board member Sala Udin stood in front of a crowded room of concerned parents and community members this week and promised change. The high ...

Brashear transgender policy could serve as model for Pittsburgh school district  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Brashear has implemented de facto policies for restrooms, gym and other everyday situations that have triggered flare-ups in other states.

Police: 3 Students Shot Near Brashear High School

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Several people have been taken in for questioning in connection with a shooting that left three students injured near Brashear High ...

The 1Million Project Foundation To Connect More Than 600 Pittsburgh High School Students In The 2018-2019 School Year  PR Newswire

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprint (NYSE: S) and Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) announced at an event today that 630 high ...

Beta Builders now brings the classroom to new high school coders in Pittsburgh  The Incline

The coding program will expand to four high schools and Carnegie Libraries this school year.

Teen convicted in shooting near Brashear High School gets long prison sentence  WTAE Pittsburgh

A 19-year-old man found guilty of shooting three students near Brashear High School was sentenced Wednesday to 12 to 30 years in prison. Anjohnito Willet ...

Pittsburgh Public Schools Plan Student Walkout Activities  Pittsburgh, PA Patch

Pittsburgh Schools Plan Student Walkout Activities - Pittsburgh, PA - Human chains, silent demonstrations will make Wednesday's National School Walkout.

Young Man Sentenced To 12-30 Years For 2013 Brashear H.S. Shooting  CBS Local

PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) – A young man who was convicted of shooting three students outside of Brashear High School in 2013 was back in court for ...

In a foreign land, these youngsters spend their Pittsburgh summer piecing together a new language and confidence  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

English as a Second Language classes will look a little different in Pittsburgh this year, due to a new Pennsylvania state mandate.

Young Man Faces Sentencing For Shooting 3 Teens Outside Brashear H.S.  CBS Local

PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) – A young man found guilty of shooting three students outside Brashear High School two years ago is scheduled to be sentenced ...

PITTSBURGH HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Congratulations Baldwin our 2018 Skylights Cheer of the Year | WPXI  WPXI Pittsburgh

Congratulations Baldwin our 2018 Skylights Cheer of the Year winner!

Former math teacher loses battle to keep job at Brashear  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

City school board terminates Joe Giansante, who despite good “value” scores, was judged unsatisfactory based on principal observations.

Advocates of Big Brothers Big Sisters rebuff discrimination concerns at Pittsburgh Public Schools board meeting  PublicSource

A singular message rang from the voices of two dozen speakers at the monthly public hearing of the Pittsburgh Public Schools board on Monday: Don't let the ...

From the border to Pittsburgh: The journeys of two unaccompanied migrant children  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Years ago, Andrea and Bartolo crossed the U.S.-Mexico border alone. Here are their stories about how they came to live in Pittsburgh.

Who's Next: Education: Meet 20 people shaping a future generation in Pittsburgh  The Incline

We've all been impacted by an educator or two or three. Here, in our latest Who's Next class, presented by S&T Bank, we honor 20 individuals who are making a ...

Is mindful meditation the new normal in some Pittsburgh-area schools?  PublicSource

Some area school districts, including Pittsburgh Public Schools, Mt. Lebanon and North Allegheny, are using mindfulness practices to reduce stress and anger ...

Pittsburgh Public Schools, SisterFriend partner to provide free pads and tampons for students  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Starting next school year, SisterFriend will stock closets at four Pittsburgh schools with its signature brown paper bags containing 10 tampons, pads or a ...

Brashear looks to win third City League title in four years  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Brashear appeared to be on its way to a third consecutive City League championship when fate intervened. The Bulls allowed a 36-yard touchdown pass to ...

Victim identified in overnight East Hills shooting  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A 22-year-old man was shot to death early Easter morning in the East Hills neighborhood. Meliek Rashad Hemingway, of Pittsburgh, was found on a sidewalk in ...

Walkatop is this weekend on Mt. Wash.  South Pittsburgh Reporter

The fourth annual Walkatop urban hiking adventure through Emerald View Park in Mt. Washington will be held on Sunday, Sept., 16. Organizer Tom Brown.

Pittsburgh Public Schools adapts curriculum to students new to English  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

English Through *Content*” is aimed at teaching English as a second language while addressing a lack of formal or consistent education.

Sheraden man charged in Brashear honor student's 2016 fatal shooting  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh police have obtained an arrest warrant for a man wanted in the 2016 shooting death of a teenager in Sheraden. Emere Mason, 18, of Sheraden was ...

Pittsburgh Public Schools board approves policy to protect transgender students  Tribune-Review

The Pittsburgh Public Schools board enacted on Wednesday its first districtwide policy outlining the rights, protections and support systems each school must ...

Former CAPA dad questions audition process at prestigious school  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A group will unveil the audition data it obtained through a Right To Know request at an event Tuesday at the August Wilson Center.

Rite Aid Foundation, Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro Partner to Launch Prescription Drug Safety Initiative in Pittsburgh-Area High Schools  Business Wire

In an effort to help address adolescent drug abuse and misuse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, The Rite Aid Foundation, Pittsburgh Penguins Founda.

Man accused of killing local student found in Michigan  WTAE Pittsburgh

Rashawn Gibson was described as a popular student known for his "brilliant smile," and a member of a mentoring program that helps students work toward ...

Brashear HS Students Break Through Language Barrier As Nepali Population Grows  CBS Local

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Tenth grade student Shubunam Magar pays close attention in her English Language class. On this day, the students are working on ...

Crime Stoppers: New Details Emerge In Unsolved Easter Sunday Homicide In The East Hills  CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Police are hoping surveillance video will lead to tips in an unsolved murder from last month in the ...

Joe Giansante, the teacher who's fighting his dismissal  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Joe Giansante didn't become a teacher until he was 45 years old. “I thought I could save the world,” said Mr. Giansante, who holds a bachelor's degree in ...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Allegheny County secondary school start times for 2017-18  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Springdale Jr-Sr HS - 7:45 a.m.. Avonworth. Advertisement. Avonworth MS - 8 a.m.. Pitt's Office of Child Development created a program for local schools to ...

Nominations Have Been Announced for The 2018 Gene Kelly Awards  Broadway World

Pittsburgh CLO announced the nominees for the 28th Annual Gene Kelly Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theater. The awards show will take ...

Pittsburgh Public school board member raises questions over Big Brothers Big Sisters screening process  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Board member Moira Kaleida said questions about a mentor's sexual orientation, mental health and religion could violate district policy.

Young Man Found Guilty On Several Charges In Brashear H.S. Shooting  CBS Local

PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) – A young man has been convicted of attempted homicide and other counts in a shooting outside of Brashear High School in 2013.

Pittsburgh CLO's 2018 Gene Kelly Awards Winners Announced  Broadway World

A sold-out crowd gathered at the Benedum Center as Pittsburgh CLO honored Allegheny County's finest high school performers at the 28th Annual Pittsburgh ...

Teen Accused In Brashear High School Shooting Appears In Court  CBS Local

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A lot of people showed up Friday at the hearing for the teenager charged in the shootings near Brashear High School. The defense ...

Young Pittsburgh Refugees Share Their Stories: Maryam  90.5 WESA

The journey for refugees from their home countries to Pittsburgh often takes years and includes lots of stops along the way. As part of WESA's five-part.

Big Brothers Big Sisters changes screening process to align with Pittsburgh Public Schools anti-discrimination policy  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The partnership between Pittsburgh Public Schools and the local chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters remains intact, after the youth-mentoring organization ...

Sheraden man to stand trial in 2016 slaying of honors student  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A 19-year-old Sheraden man was held for court Wednesday on charges that he fatally shot a 17-year-old honors student in December 2016. Emere Mason, who ...

Dogs' state playoff run a short one as Carrick rolls in Class 5A sub-regional  Meadville Tribune

PITTSBURGH — A teacher at Brashear High School, who was working security for Friday night's PIAA Class 5A Sub-regional game between Carrick and ...

Who's Next: Technology; Meet 22 people building the future in Pittsburgh  The Incline

Updated: 4 p.m.. From university campuses to coworking spaces to the City County Building, you'll find these young Pittsburgh leaders paving the way in ...

Grant Aims to Expand Access to Advanced Placement Classes in Two Pittsburgh High Schools  90.5 WESA

A new-to-Pennsylvania program is hoping to increase enrollment in advanced placement classes in two Pittsburgh high schools, with the ultimate ...

'It takes a lot of stress off': Schools provides services for pregnant, parenting teens  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Education Leading to Employment Career Training program serves more than 200 low-income or parenting teens.

Nashville Teen Accused Of Threatening Brashear HS, Several Other Schools  CBS Local

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (KDKA/AP) – A Nashville teen has been arrested on a state terrorism charge after being accused of threatening schools in Tennessee and ...

Obituary: Paul Timothy Anderson / Teacher brought energy to the classroom  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

As a physical education teacher with special-needs training, Paul Timothy Anderson had an innate understanding of children with disabilities and instantly could ...

Man wanted in Sheraden homicide arrested in Michigan  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh police said authorities in Michigan have arrested a man who was wanted in the 2016 shooting death of a Brashear High School honors student in ...

Big Brothers Big Sisters asks volunteers in the Pittsburgh Public Schools about their sexual orientation, religion. Does that violate district policy?  PublicSource

Should volunteer mentors for public school students be required to disclose their sexual orientation?

Little Libraries Could Have Big Community Impact  90.5 WESA

A project at Pittsburgh's Brashear High School to place small “libraries” throughout the community is picking up steam with local lawmakers. The project,

Hamlet hopes to shrink racial achievement gap in Pittsburgh schools. New test scores show a long way to go.  PublicSource

On the 2018 PSSAs, across the district, 46.2 percent of students were proficient in ELA, 28.8 percent in math and 46.2 percent in science.

Children thrive in the classroom and on the field as Shadow Student Athletes  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Shadow Student Athletes is a nonprofit that provides mentoring programs, sports and academic resources for Pittsburgh students.

Overtime…2016 City League Hall of Fame honorees announced  New Pittsburgh Courier

10 It's important that I get started with a profound and heartfelt acknowledgment to the courage demonstrated by the seven year old girl that found her mental and ...

Could Anthony Hamlet's staunch focus fix legacy problems at the Pittsburgh Public Schools?  PublicSource

There's no question who commands the room during the Pittsburgh Public Schools' executive cabinet meeting. Superintendent Anthony Hamlet moves briskly ...

Western Pennsylvania Schools Debate Crafting Restroom Policies For Transgender Students  90.5 WESA

Several western Pennsylvania schools are considering or actively creating bathroom policies for transgender students. While many districts have been.

Young Pittsburgh Refugees Share Their Stories: Anje And Anna  90.5 WESA

The Democratic Republic of Congo is experiencing one of the highest rates of internal displacement in the world because of conflict. More than a half.

An unlikely hero jolts Pitt to a 44-37 win vs. Syracuse in overtime  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Therran Coleman's name doesn't even appear on Pitt's official depth chart, and coach Pat Narduzzi estimated that he played somewhere between 15 and 20 ...

Big Brothers Big Sisters agrees to change interview questions to quell Pittsburgh Public Schools' concerns of discrimination  PublicSource

The relationship between Pittsburgh Public Schools and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh will continue now that the mentoring organization has ...

3 Pittsburgh Public Schools Evacuated Due To Threat  CBS Local

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Three schools in the Pittsburgh Public Schools District were evacuated Wednesday due to a voicemail threat. According to officials ...

Local High School Students Who Struggled With Homelessness Receive College Scholarships  90.5 WESA

High school can be hectic enough, but 3000 students in Allegheny County experienced homelessness during the last school year. Eight students who had ...

Fueling up on Gasoline Street  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A new Downtown coffee shop takes its name from a cross street where trucks used to idle.

Hill District restaurant owner rolls out welcome mat to the rich, famous and locals  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Dorian Moorefield says Grandma B's is not only a restaurant that serves good homestyle food but also a cultural center.

50 Pa. schools with the worst ACT scores

The Pa. Department of Education recently released the average ACT scores from more than 650 public high schools.

Leaders and Dreamers in Pittsburgh region react to Trump administration's decision to end DACA  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in his announcement that DACA itself was legally indefensible.

Mexican Grocery Store In Brookline Targeted With “Hateful Vandalism” Again  CBS Local

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Vandals have once against targeted a local business. Food was being served to customers along Brookline Boulevard on Thursday, ...

Learning From The Past: ESL Education Had To Evolve As Pittsburgh Public Swelled With Refugees  90.5 WESA

When students Bishal Rai, Arpun Khadka and Gabriel Sahij walk into Concord Elementary School in Carrick, a welcome sign greets them in English, Spanish ...

Health Department: Pittsburgh Public School Student Diagnosed With Tuberculosis  CBS Local

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Officials with the Allegheny County Health Department say a student at Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School has been diagnosed ...

Judge: Shooting outside Pittsburgh Brashear raises concerns about school police  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

South Hills District Judge James A. Motznik made recommendations to Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr.

Youths among the faces of Pittsburgh homicide victims in 2016  Tribune-Review

Thirteen homicide victims in Pittsburgh in 2016 were not old enough to legally drink alcohol. Four weren't old enough to vote. One wasn't old enough to drive.

PPS students kick off 'A month of Non-Violence' during event at Market Square  New Pittsburgh Courier

Joined by officers from the Pittsburgh and Port Authority police departments, staff from the YWCA and Urban League, students from various Pittsburgh Public ...

How A Lottery Determines The Path For Many Pittsburgh Students  90.5 WESA

Emmaline Thompson, 9, danced around the dining room table with her 3-year-old sister and the family's pitbull as her mom prepared dinner. Her mom, Rebecca.

Pirates hope Jung Ho Kang and Chad Kuhl can play in game setting soon  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Pirates hope Jung Ho Kang and Chad Kuhl can play in a competitive environment before the end of the season so the club can evaluate how they have ...

School districts struggle to attract diverse teachers  Tribune-Review

When Terry Bradford collected her grandchildren from Osborne Elementary School one day, she couldn't help but notice that none of the teachers looked like ...

City League Hall of Fame class harkens golden era of Western Pa. basketball  Tribune-Review

It has been 40 years since the Fifth Avenue High School basketball team went out with a bang. The Archers won the PIAA Class AAA title in the final year of the ...

Taking A Critical Look At Pittsburgh Public Schools As New Board Members Sworn In  90.5 WESA

Moira Kaleida and Lynda Wrenn might both be new to the Pittsburgh Public Schools Board of Directors, but they're not new to the district.

As Schools Try More Progressive Forms Of Discipline, The Focus Is On Discussion  90.5 WESA

Pittsburgh Public Schools is turning to more progressive methods of discipline, after finding that cut and dry methods, like Zero Tolerance, led to too.

Some schools go back to normal schedules during Liberty Bridge closure  WTAE Pittsburgh

Some of the Pittsburgh Public Schools that moved up their daily start times because of the ongoing Liberty Bridge closure are going back to their normal ...

Young Man Shot, Wounded While Riding In Car In Beechview  CBS Local

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Police are investigating after a young man was wounded in a drive-by shooting Friday evening in the city's Beechview area.

As Lawrenceville charter school closes its doors, a sense of loss prevails  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Career Connections Charter High School will close on Thursday after its charter is revoked.

Jefferson Awards: Kevin McNair wants black youth to  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Kevin McNair wants the young men he works with to see a world beyond their neighborhoods. Mr. McNair co-founded, with Samuel Morant and Lloyd Cheatom, ...

Washington School District starting classes later in the day | WPXI  WPXI Pittsburgh

Officials in the Washington School District are experimenting with later start times this year.

Unsettled in America | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh's Latino community is small, diverse, growing — and anxious.

Pittsburgh City Council race focuses on revitalization  Tribune-Review

Anthony Coghill wants to revitalize Pittsburgh's South Hills neighborhoods. Cletus Cibrone Abate plans to follow the money. The two candidates for Pittsburgh ...

Pittsburgh schools to offer more music, arts opportunities  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A renewed discussion about arts education in the Pittsburgh Public Schools this year has resulted in a school board proposal that could provide students ...

23 Pittsburgh schools to use 'restorative' practices to improve communication, responsibility  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Public Schools officials said Wednesday that 23 schools have been chosen for a new program designed to improve learning and reduce suspensions ...

Foreign influx in Allegheny County at 'tipping point'  Tribune-Review

Pittsburgh and surrounding communities have reached a 'tipping point' and need to plan for a rapidly rising and diverse foreign population, immigration experts ...

PPS Leaders Encouraging Black Male Students To Become Teachers  90.5 WESA

Though more than 60 percent of the students in Pittsburgh Public Schools are people of color, district officials said eighty-five percent of its teachers.

Bill Brink Pirates beat Reds, 3-2, to complete series sweep  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Jameson Taillon impressive pitching performance contributed to the sweep of the Reds.

Pittsburgh CLO Announces 2017 Gene Kelly Award Winners  Broadway World

A sold-out crowd gathered at the Benedum Center as Pittsburgh CLO honored Allegheny County's finest high school performers at the 27th Annual Pittsburgh ...

Mike Hilton and Jesse James earn big bonuses in NFL's performance-based pay program  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Steelers cornerback Mike Hilton and tight end Jesse James cash in big-time under NFL's performance-based pay program.

Allderdice student's effort bridges the gulf of cultural tolerance  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Global Minds is an after-school program that aims to help new students and their English-speaking peers better understand each other.

ME's office rules death of Pittsburgh man a homicide nearly 22 years after shooting  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The death Thursday of a 41-year-old Pittsburgh man due to the aftereffects of a shooting nearly 22 years ago has been ruled a homicide, the Allegheny County ...

Peddling fresh fruit to build life skills in Pittsburgh  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fruit cart provides youngsters with work experience and neighborhoods with healthful food choices.

Hill House charter school holding first graduation  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In its inaugural year, Hill House Passport Academy Charter School will turn out 40 graduates.

Candidates line up for 3 vacant Pittsburgh school board seats  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

With three of four incumbents on the Pittsburgh Public Schools board not seeking re-election, six newcomers — two for each of the three seats — are pursuing ...

Young Pittsburgh Refugees Share Their Stories: Hussein, Neema, Mbavumoja & Maryam  90.5 WESA

Young refugees have to adapt quickly once they arrive in Pittsburgh. Although they often come from difficult circumstances, many are able to learn English.

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