News HeadlinesBrashear High News

Brashear High School News Submitted by Alumni

Brashear High School News From Around The Web

Brashear High School Graduate Accused In Terror Plot  CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (KDKA) — A Syrian refugee plotted to bomb a local church, federal officials say. Now, we're working to learn more about that man who ...

BRASHEAR HIGH SCHOOL: Parents at Pittsburgh high school upset over question about slavery  WPXI Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH - Parents and students are outraged after the Brashear High School principal asked students a question about slavery during morning ...

Brashear High School Graduate Arrested In Terror Plot  CBS Pittsburgh

A Syrian man who graduated from Brashear High School is arrested in a plot to bomb a local church. KDKA's Lindsay Ward reports. 2 months ago ...

Syrian Refugee Indicted In Alleged Pittsburgh Church Bombing Plot  Pittsburgh, PA Patch

Syrain Refugee Indicted In Pgh. Church Bomb Plot - Pittsburgh, PA - Mustafa Mousab Alowemer was planning to blow up a Christian church, the indictment ...

How The Pittsburgh Public School District Is Trying To Create A Diverse Teacher Pipeline  90.5 WESA

Rason Conner has almost exclusively been taught by white, female teachers. The Brashear High School senior can only recall having two black male teachers, ...

Pittsburgh school board approves plan to hire teachers from teaching magnet program  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The agreement with the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers was approved by the school board at its meeting Wednesday night.

Several students charged after fight in Pittsburgh high school  WPXI Pittsburgh

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

Brashear Security Officer Transcends Title To Mentor Teen Girls, Help Them Build Self-Confidence  90.5 WESA

Nikkia Ingram's responsibilities at Pittsburgh Brashear High School have outgrown her job title of school security officer. That's because what began as informal ...

Here Are Pittsburgh Areas 125 Best High Schools: U.S. News  Pittsburgh, PA Patch

Here Are Pgh. Area's 125 Best High Schools - Pittsburgh, PA - Find out here how your local high school compares to others in and around Pittsburgh.

'You need all teachers': Schools with diverse student populations still struggle to hire minority educators  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Public Schools and other local districts want to hire more teachers that better reflect the diversity of their students.

Pittsburgh Public Schools board approves new magnet, CTE programs  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Pittsburgh Public Schools board on Wednesday night approved the creation of a new magnet program and a new Career and Technical Education program.

Muslim Man Who Allegedly Plotted to Bomb Pa. Church in Name of ISIS Indicted on Terrorism Charges  Christian News Network

Photo Credit: Screenshot KDKA Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- A Syrian man and ISIS supporter who allegedly plotted to bomb a church in Pennsylvania in ...

Pittsburgh Public looks toward the future with STEAM curriculum  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Last fall, before the snow arrived in Pittsburgh, seventh-grade students on the North Side visited the North Pole. They spoke with scientists there who were ...

BREASHEAR PIPE BREAK: Crews working to repair steam heating line break at local high school  WPXI Pittsburgh

Maintenance crews are working to repair a steam heating line that broke at a Pittsburgh high school, according to a spokesperson for Pittsburgh Public Schools.

Pittsburgh Public Schools hosts symposium on LGBTQ, gender inclusivity  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Leaders at Pittsburgh Public Schools hope within the next few years to see a Gay Straight Alliance, or Gender Sexuality Alliance, at each of the district's 54 ...

Brashear High School teacher faces child porn, drug-related charges  WTAE Pittsburgh

Adam Deutsch, a veteran teacher in the PPS District, was arrested in charged with child pornography featuring infants.

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 ...

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.

FBI: Syrian Islamic State sympathizer in Pittsburgh planned to bomb North Side church  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A young Syrian refugee living in Pittsburgh plotted to blow up a North Side church next month in support of the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham, according to ...

Students expelled for drugs, weapons, conduct, more: Pa. school districts that see it the most  PennLive

The following schools took the most action toward student discipline last school year, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

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 ...

2,700 Students From Across Western Pa. To Attend Special ‘Hamilton’ Performance  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Nearly 3,000 high school students from across the region will get to attend a special performance ...

Three First Time Candidates Won Primaries For Pittsburgh Public Schools Board Seats  90.5 WESA

Tuesday night's election results mean that the Pittsburgh Public Schools District will have three new directors on the nine member board who will face some.

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.

SWAT Called To Beechview Home After Alleged Kidnapping, Police Continue Search For Suspect  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. BEECHVIEW (KDKA) — SWAT was called to a Beechview home Tuesday afternoon after a woman was allegedly ...

Five measles cases in Allegheny County raise questions for doctors and teachers  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Since five measles cases were reported in Allegheny County this week, the calls to the county health department have been continuous from pediatricians, ...

PPS Investigating Claims Superintendent And Others Took A Trip Funded By A Vendor  90.5 WESA

The solicitor for the Pittsburgh Public Schools district is investigating claims made in a KDKA news story that implies district administrators took an all-expenses ...

Confederate license flag controversy pits student against Pittsburgh Public Schools  WTAE Pittsburgh

A Brashear High School senior is fighting back after being warned he could lose his parking privileges for driving his truck with confederate flag plates back on ...

Nine Candidates Vie For Pittsburgh Board Of Education Seats  90.5 WESA

Candidates running for a seat on the Pittsburgh Public Schools board have spent the last few months knocking on doors, handing out signs and seeking.

More Pittsburgh Public Schools students may have to walk or take Port Authority due to school bus driver shortage  WTAE Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Public Schools are considering a proposal that would see more students walking to school or riding Port Authority buses due to a continuing shortage ...

SWAT called to Beechview home after alleged kidnapping  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh police are searching for a man after responding to a report of a possible kidnapping Tuesday in the 1300 block of Beechview Avenue in Beechview.

Candidates Address District Budget, Safety In Pittsburgh School Board Candidate Forum  90.5 WESA

Candidates vying for three seats on the Pittsburgh Public Schools board largely agree when it comes to identifying the most pressing issues facing the.

CEOs shadow students to learn about the future workforce  Pittsburgh Business Times

“CEO in the Classroom is a solid first step toward better engagement with educators to develop solutions to the workforce challenges our region is facing,” said ...

In A Changing Political Atmosphere, GSAs Remain Safe And Supportive Networks For The LGBTQ Community  90.5 WESA

For nearly four decades , GSAs have been a supportive environment for LGBTQ students and community members.

Regional business leaders shadow students at Frazier High School  Uniontown Herald Standard

Five Pittsburgh-area executives exchanged the office for the classroom as they became students for a day on a recent visit to Frazier High School.

Pittsburgh Church Bombing Plot Suspect Just Bragging: Attorney  Pittsburgh, PA Patch

Pgh. Church Bombing Plot Suspect Held For Court - Pittsburgh, PA - Mustafa Alowemere had his initial court appearance Friday after being arrested by FBI ...

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

There were smiles all around at the Pittsburgh Public Schools “State of the District” event last week as the audience of district officials, advocates, politicians and ...

Crane Avenue to shut down for several hours today  WTAE Pittsburgh

A portion of Crane Avenue in Beechview will be shut down for several hours today. The road will be shut down from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.. Advertisement.

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 ...

Trial begins for suspect in shooting at Brashear High School  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The trial for former Brashear student Anjohnito Willet began Tuesday for attempted homicide, aggravated assault and reckless endangerment.

2019 Gene Kelly Award Winners Announced  Broadway World

A sold-out crowd gathered at the Benedum Center as Pittsburgh CLO and The Michael J. Kara Family honored Allegheny County's finest high school performers ...

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

Ex-Brashear teacher pleads guilty, gets probation for child porn, drugs  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A former math teacher at Pittsburgh's Brashear High School pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of possession of child pornography and will have to register ...

McKeesport teen charged in series of Elliott pizza delivery driver robberies  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A McKeesport teenager was charged Friday in a series of robberies of pizza delivery drivers.

KIERAN FORD: Teen charged in series of pizza delivery driver robberies  WPXI Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh teen has been charged in a series of pizza delivery driver robberies over the summer. Pittsburgh police arrested Kieran Ford, 17, ...

Pennsylvania teacher fired after allegedly having nudes on school computer  KTRK-TV

A substitute teacher in Pennsylvania was fired after a student reportedly found nude pictures of her on a school computer.

Obituary: Frank R. Bennett / Lady Jezelle VanCartier / Drag performer who supported causes  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Nothing made Frank Bennett happier than finding the perfect blonde wig -- the bigger the better -- except maybe a sequined dress on sale or that most rare of ...

Evidence images in Pittsburgh church bombing plot case released  WTAE Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH —. Pittsburgh's Action News 4 has obtained two images of evidence in the case involving a man accused of planning a terror attack on a ...

Suspect in Pittsburgh honor student's death arrested in Michigan  WTAE Pittsburgh

A 21-year-old man has been arrested and charged in the December 2016 shooting death of a Brashear High School honor roll student in Pittsburgh.

The Rite Aid Foundation, Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Host Teacher Training for Prescription Drug Safety Program in Western Pennsylvania  Business Wire

Today, a year after the Prescription Drug Safety program was rolled out in high schools in Western Pennsylvania, The Rite Aid Foundation, the Office o.

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.

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.

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 ...

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

It's a warm, sunny May afternoon. The kind of afternoon that prompts young minds to think more about escaping school than sitting silent and still at their desks.

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 ...

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? Do religious beliefs play a role in a mentoring relationship?

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

'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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

50 Pa. schools with the worst ACT scores

Lowest ACT scores in Pa. While the majority of Pennsylvania high schools with the lowest ACT scores are in urban areas, public and charter schools from rural ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Lampeter-Strasburg, Manheim Township among U.S. News' best high schools  LancasterOnline

For the first time in five years, there's a new top-ranked high school in Lancaster County.

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.

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.

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 ...

Sexual misconduct cost these 42 educators their Pa. licenses to teach in 2017

By Nick Falsone | For These educators represent such a tiny fraction of all those certified to teach in Pennsylvania that to quantify it as a ...

Sour Notes: When school funding is slashed, music education often suffers  PGH City Paper

"Research shows that students who are exposed to music education do better in other subjects."

Auto technicians increasingly need more advanced computer skills - Pittsburgh Business Times  Pittsburgh Business Times

With more self-driving vehicles emerging on the road, the need for auto technicians with the skills to repair these complex vehicles is on the rise.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Pittsburgh Public Schools Board Unanimously Passes Nondiscrimination Transgender Policy  90.5 WESA

The Pittsburgh Public Schools Board unanimously approved a policy Wednesday night that will allow transgender and gender expansive students, those who.

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 ...

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 ...

Brashear football standout Coleman chooses Pitt  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Therran Coleman, an elite cornerback and a senior at Brashear, committed to the Panthers and new coach Pat Narduzzi Sunday night.

Will mom and dad be deported? Pittsburgh immigrants, especially the youth, fear the worst after Trump win.  PublicSource

Back in Mexico, Maria Antonio and her husband owned a grocery store. Here, because they crossed the border illegally 13 years ago, they can't even get ...

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.

Can positive student-teacher relationships improve math scores?  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

If a teacher goes to a student's basketball game, will that help the student do better in math? It might. With a National Science Foundation grant, Pittsburgh Public ...

Western Pa. police lauded for taking guns off Baltimore streets  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Baltimore, with one of the highest homicide rates in the U.S., is awash in guns. But the city would have had 28 more illegal weapons on its streets last January ...

Sheraden After-School Program Offers Enrichment For Kids And Parents  90.5 WESA

Nearly a decade ago, Keysha Gomez and her husband opened the doors of their home to a few local kids in their neighborhood. What started as a somewhat.

Woman, 25, found shot to death in Brookline  WTAE Pittsburgh

The fatal shooting of a young woman in the city's Brookline neighborhood remains under investigation Monday. The Allegheny County medical examiner ...

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, ...

Pittsburgh CLO Announces 2017 Gene Kelly Award Nominees; Ceremony Set for May 27th!  Broadway World

Pittsburgh CLO has announced the nominees for the 27th Annual Gene Kelly Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theater. The awards show will ...

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 ...

Jefferson Awards finalist for outstanding volunteer: Jeffrey Herzog  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

As a volunteer for Jewish Family & Children's *Service*, Mr. Herzog is dedicated to helping refugees find jobs and become self-sufficient.

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.

News headlines by Google News for Brashear High School Pittsburgh PA

We have listed the latest news headlines that include Brashear High . This site has been created to offer a place for BHS alumni to reconnect and share memories.

In addition to these news headlines, you may also want to join the Brashear High alumni directory and check out the yearbook listings.