Pittsburgh Sterrett 6-8
A Classical Academy
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March 28, 2023 | PPS Allderdice is one of about 60 schools nationwide that’s piloting the course, recently at the center of a curriculum debate.
Sharise Nance’s ‘S.W.A.G. Awards’ puts local social workers in the spotlight
Initially, Nance, a Pittsburgh native, wanted to be a child psychologist. After being hands-on for quite some time, she realized that the problems were systemic, and decided that she needed to work on the system at-large. Nance entered social work in 2003 at the University of Pittsburgh and found it was so broad to keep herself on her toes and to challenge herself, she started a private practice as soon as she could.
Feeding the children at Pittsburgh Public Schools
Host Heather Abraham is chatting with Curtistine Walker, the food services director of Pittsburgh Public Schools, about the Community Eligibility Provision and how it is feeding the children in Pittsburgh Public Schools. MAR 22, 2023
ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
Pittsburgh Sterrett 6-8 is a neighborhood school and partial Classical Academy Magnet school located in Pittsburgh's Point Breeze community. Students are encouraged to develop and refine skills in reading, writing, speaking, problem-solving and computer use while cultivating an understanding and appreciation for the influence and contribution of various cultures to human history. Accelerated mathematics courses are available, as well as Spanish and German instruction and instrumental music. The curriculum focuses on classical history, incorporating interdisciplinary instructional activities in history with world language, literature, communication skills and the arts. At Sterrett, there is an emphasis on cognitive thinking skills, computer skills, and creative skills as all students are prepared to compete in the 21st century. Moreover, all students are continually challenged to excel by teachers, parents and the community at large working together. This relationship results in fostering a lifelong love of learning and a responsibility for one's community. With this support, the talents of all students are nurtured and each student is encouraged to develop into socially responsible young adults who give freely of their time and energy for the betterment of our society. Students who live in the Minadeo feeder pattern do not have to apply to the Sterrett Classical Academy Magnet program.
Students can participate in the PA Jr. Academy of Science, Think-A-Thon, National City Bank Essay Contest, Citizens Bank MLK Essay Contest, Peace On Earth Essay Contest, Math Counts Competition, Readers Make Leaders Club, Science Fair, Zulama, Smallabs, iPads for Blended Learning, Instrumental Programs, NJHS (National Junior Honor Society), Yoga Fitness club, Walking Club, Spanish Club, Ultimate Frisbee Club and Robotics. Also, students may participate in city athletics like basketball, soccer, and softball. Our students contribute to the community through Stash the Trash Community Service, Redd-Up Pittsburgh Community Clean-Up, and community service at various senior citizens centers. We have a jazz ensemble, chess lessons, and chorus. Sterrett maintains a motivational partnership with CMU, PITT, Frick Park, Eye to Eye, the Pittsburgh Penguins and is affiliated with the Mt. Ararat Mentoring Program.
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Sterrett 6-8, located at 7100 Reynolds St, was built in 1899. The 4 story building a total area of 68,458 square feet.