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  •  The Chersky Family Parent engagement starts at home.  It’s hard for Bill Chersky not to be involved

    The Chersky Family

    It’s hard for Bill Chersky not to be involved in his son’s education. As a teacher at Pittsburgh Obama, Bill saw his son throughout the school day. “Other teachers would text my dad about me,” admits Dylan. But even though Dylan has moved on to Pittsburgh CAPA, the Cherskys are still engaged in Dylan’s learning, especially at home

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  •  Pittsburgh SciTech students explain why we have leap years

    Pittsburgh SciTech students explain why we have leap years

    PITTSBURGH — Thursday is Feb. 29, or Leap Day. As we know, it only comes around once every four years — but what's the reason behind it? At Pittsburgh Science and Technology Academy, eighth graders Ayanna Hall and Katie Hamner are working out the math explaining the science behind the mystical date of Feb. 29.

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    A Celebration of Brilliance: Dr. Mary Lee Brady-Atkins inducted into Westinghouse High School Wall of Fame

    Thursday, February 8, 2024, was a humongous day in the City of Pittsburgh, at Westinghouse High School, and in the life of Dr. Mary Lee Brady-Atkins. The oldest living descendant of Sally Hemings, who was born on May 11, 1928, and at age 95, was recognized for her “extraordinary works” and “unforgettable life” during a ceremony at her alma mater, Westinghouse.

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  • Address 201 S Graham St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
  • Hours 9:10 AM - 3:55 PM
  • ADA Accessible No
  • Phone (412) 529-2010
  • School Colors Blue
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  • Students 243
  • FAX (412) 665-2038
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  • Pittsburgh Montessori School PreK-5th grade is a public Montessori Magnet School that serves children of PreK (starting at 3 years of age) through 5th grade. The school is located in the heart of Pittsburgh's Friendship community, a diverse and vibrant neighborhood. The school campus has terrific grounds including a fenced and paved play area, beautiful shade trees, a peace garden and an edible garden! 

    Our vision at Pittsburgh Montessori is to perpetuate the Montessori philosophy in a peaceful learning environment while utilizing curriculum adopted by the Pittsburgh Public School District.  As a matter of fact, we are the only full public Montessori school in the State of Pennsylvania. We believe that through our work with children, there is much that we can do individually and collectively to bring humanity to a deeper understanding, a higher well-being. We pride ourselves in aligning Montessori pedagogy with Culturally Relevant Teaching strategies. The faculty, staff, students, parents and community of Pittsburgh Montessori School embrace the Montessori method to educate our children in a public-school setting. Our mission is to respect each child by providing a peaceful environment that fosters self-directed learning, encourages creative thinking, and cultivates a love for lifelong learning.

    Pittsburgh Montessori offers many extracurricular activities, including upper school basketball teams and track. During the school day, community building activities include: Peace council, Student Envoy, Garden Club, and Chess Club. Before and after school care is available through a private care provider approved by the District. 

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        Montessori PreK-5, located at 201 S. Graham Street, was built in 1900. The 3 story building a total area of 45,527 square feet.

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