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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 810 Arch St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
  • ADA Accessible Yes
  • Phone (412) 529-4115
  • Uniform Khaki or navy blue pants, shorts, skirts and dresses. White, light blue or navy shirts.
  • School Colors Blue and White
  • District 8
  • Students 175
  • FAX (412) 323-4114
  • Mascot Allegheny Astros
  • Hours 8:40AM - 3:25PM
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  • Where Every Challenge is an Opportunity! Pittsburgh Allegheny 6-8 is a whole school Traditional Academy Magnet School located in Pittsburgh's North Side community. It sits in a prime location that provides teachers and students the opportunity to partner with the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, The National Aviary, Carnegie Science Center, Community College of Allegheny County, Carnegie Library, The Pittsburgh Steelers Football, and the Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball teams. Our school emphasizes academic achievement, structure, discipline, character development, technology proficiency, and community responsibility. We embrace the Community of Caring Core Values of Responsibility, Respect, Trust, Care, and Family. Our children will behave appropriately, respect cultural diversity, and will develop self-discipline, self-confidence, and self-reliance. Student affirmation will result in proud and successful children. Students will provide service to their schools and the community. Parents will support the philosophy and practices of the Traditional Academy, and will be engaged as partners in the education of their children. Teachers and administrators will fine tune skills and seek professional development opportunities to improve their effectiveness. Collaborative efforts of educators, parents and the community help us to achieve our goals for all our students.

    All students have equitable access to instructional technology, which includes: ActivBoard, Read 180, Compass Learning Reading and Math programs, and classroom computers, as well as a fully equipped computer lab. Other special programs for students include: Pittsburgh Gifted Program, Title I school wide program, learning support classes, school-wide positive behavior support system, Student Assistant Program, and conflict mediation.

    Pittsburgh Allegheny 6-8 also offers opportunities to participate in choral and instrumental ensembles, grade level service learning projects, portfolio review, extended day program, book clubs, Science Fair, Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science Competition, Career Day, participation in the African American Challenge Bowl, and recently received the NFL Play 60 Fitness grant. Sports include interscholastic volleyball, cross-country, basketball, swimming, soccer, and wrestling. Other activities include intramural sports, National Junior Honor Society, Step Team, the Mayor's Stash the Trash Campaign, Yearbook Club, K.R.U.N.K., ASSEMBLE, S.T.E.M. Stars, Youth Places, Digital Corps, and School Newspaper Club. School-community partnerships include Mercy Behavioral Health, Pittsburgh Children's Museum, Sprout, Pittsburgh Project, the Carnegie Science Center, and the National Aviary.

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        Allegheny 6-8, located at 810 Arch St, was built in 1904. The 4 story building a total area of 28,857 square feet.

      • 1 Science Lab
      • 5 Classroom Computer Labs
      • 0 Dedicated Computer Labs
      • 1 Art Lab
      • 3 Music Labs
      • 0 Multi-Purpose Rooms
      • 0 CTE Labs
      • 1 Gym
      • 1 Pool
      • 1 Auditorium
      • 1 Cafeteria
      • 1 Library

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