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  •  PITTSBURGH — Kindergarten students at Pittsburgh Minadeo PreK-5 in Squirrel Hill started cruising i

    Surprise Bicycle Delivery Made at Pittsburgh Elementary School

    PITTSBURGH — Kindergarten students at Pittsburgh Minadeo PreK-5 in Squirrel Hill started cruising in physical education class on Monday, thanks to a surprise delivery of 24 bicycles. Engineering company HDR and All Kids Bike provided the school with the bikes, helmets, and more, as part of an initiative that seeks to teach kids how to ride at school.

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    Teens who spend time in Downtown Pittsburgh say they need a welcoming neighborhood, more safe spaces

    90.5 WESA | By Sarah Schneider Published January 26, 2023 at 5:35 AM EST Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey and City Council President Theresa Kail-Smith plan to establish an advisory committee that will be tasked with opening centers as part of Gainey’s “Plan for Peace.”

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  •  Pittsburgh CAPA graduate accepted to world-renowned dance company

    Pittsburgh CAPA graduate accepted to world-renowned dance company

    Garland, 20, joined Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts school (CAPA) in eighth grade and received classical training. Since then, he’s been involved in numerous companies, programs, and camps, the most notable of which is his recent admission to the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. He’s making the move during his junior year at University of Southern California's Glorya Kaufman School of Dance and the middle of Ailey’s season.

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  •  Surprise bicycle delivery made at Pittsburgh elementary school

    Surprise bicycle delivery made at Pittsburgh elementary school

    PITTSBURGH — Kindergarten students at Pittsburgh Minadeo PreK-5 in Squirrel Hill started cruising in physical education class on Monday, thanks to a surprise delivery of 24 bicycles. Engineering company HDR and All Kids Bike provided the school with the bikes, helmets, and more, as part of an initiative that seeks to teach kids how to ride at school.

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  • Hours 8:25AM - 3:10PM
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ABOUT OUR SCHOOL


  • Pittsburgh Minadeo is a PreK-5 neighborhood school nestled on a quiet residential street in Squirrel Hill. The school was named in memory of John Minadeo, a patrol boy at the former Gladstone School located on Hazelwood Avenue, who gave his life to help save others from a runaway car.  To support our safe learning environment, the Student Code of Conduct is followed and supported by a strong School Wide Positive Behavior Intervention Program. Behavior Expectations are communicated through a framework called PRIDE: Polite, Responsible, In- Control, Do Your Best, and Engaged. It is a proactive, positive, instructional approach to classroom management. We hold ourselves accountable for preparing all children to achieve academic excellence and strength of character so they have the opportunity to succeed in all aspects of life.

    There are several technology programs, a computer lab,computers, and iPads that provide additional media for student learning.  All students in grades K-5 are scheduled for physical education, art, and music. Students are also scheduled with the librarian weekly for book circulation. The choral and instrumental music students prepare annual winter and spring concerts.  In grade 3, each student is exposed to 9 new instruments.  This is a great opportunity to decide if he or she would like to join the instrumental program in 4th or 5th grade.

    There are many programs at Minadeo that support academic achievement, as well as development of the whole child.

    Our students can also participate an annual talent show, play intramural basketball, and train for the Pittsburgh Kids Marathon. Minadeo has partnerships with community organizations such as Center of Life, The Pittsburgh Chess Club, Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition, Oasis Tutors, and many local universities to provide additional opportunities for meeting the needs of a diverse student population.  We partner with MEDP to provide families with before- school care and after- school care until 6:00 P.M.


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        Minadeo PreK-5, located at 6502 Lilac St, was built in 1957. The 2 story building a total area of 81,160 square feet.

         
      • 2 Science Labs
      • Every Student has their own device in grades PreK-5
      • 0 Dedicated Computer Labs
      • 1 Art Lab
      • 1 Music Lab
      • 0 Multi-Purpose Room
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      • 1 Gym
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      • 1 Auditorium
      • 1 Cafeteria
      • 1 Library

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