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Posted by Outstanding high school students were honored at annual St. Joseph the Worker Scholarship Reception. on Monday, May 14, 2018
PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (May 11, 2017) – On May 9, Nazareth Prep high school recognized seven outstanding students with $5,000 scholarships. The scholarships, to be used for college education, technical training and apprenticeship support, were awarded at the school’s annual St. Joseph the Worker Scholarship Reception, held this year at Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild.  The 2018 scholarship recipients were, from the class of 2018, Shira Givner and Paul Covington; from the class of 2019, Ti’yanna... Read More
Posted by Justin Calderone on Monday, May 7, 2018
Naz Prep student Ronnie has put his talents and interests to use for the Carnegie Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.  As an intern, Ronnie is engaged in reading books in the development of audiobooks. Ronnie is involved in reading and editing each project. The first book Ronnie read is Samurai Santa. The audio book is registered with the Library of Congress.  "Ronnie has been a valuable asset to our internship program ad is a hard and dedicated worker" said intern supervisor ... Read More
Posted by Justin Calderone on Thursday, April 26, 2018
As an intern with the YWCA, Nazareth Prep senior Shauna is using her talents to build awareness about social injustice.  Shauna has been essential to CRGE in assisting with analyzing and evaluating the success of our diversity workshops. The workshops are a method of reaching the public to convince them to champion diversity.  Shauna is also helping to build the foundation of a new diversity training and PowerPoint on Multigenerational Communication. Employers report that having multiple ages... Read More
Posted by Justin Calderone on Tuesday, April 10, 2018
The final trimester of 2018 at Nazareth Prep started off with a bang for the junior class.  This year, the project based assignment for the class focuses on energy. The students were tasked with exploring different forms of energy and applying their newly acquired knowledge to solve an energy based problem. For example, a student might research the cost vs benefit of solar panels. If the cons outweigh the pros, the student will provide a real world solution to the issue. The goal of the... Read More
Posted by Pittsburgh Business Times on Saturday, April 7, 2018
The Pittsburgh Business Times wrote a short piece about our name change. Click the button below to read more! "The name Nazareth Prep was chosen to 'reflect the sister's tradition of excellence in education, as well as the school's bright, motivated students.'" Click Here for More
Posted on Thursday, April 5, 2018
April 5, 2018 Dear Friends, I am writing to share that our Trustees and the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth have approved a plan to rename Nazareth Prep, effective this spring. We will begin using the name Nazareth Prep in April, but I wanted you to know now and—more importantly, why—we are taking this step. Please know that the decision came after much feedback and reflection. As proud as we are of our history, our reputation, and the continuing good work of Holy Family Institute,... Read More
Posted by Justin Calderone on Thursday, March 15, 2018
Nazareth Prep is proud of our accomplished and experienced faculty. This week we profile Freshman Cultural Literacy teacher Marlee Flaherty. Marlee Flaherty is second careering as a classroom teacher.  She studied both at Columbia University and the London School of Economics to earn her BA.  In addition, she has an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and has worked both domestically and internationally in both for-profits and not-for-profits. This business background gives her a unique... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, March 13, 2018
"Nine famous fictional residents of the Hill District plus two more met on the Point Park University stage Monday night, dramatizing the words created for them by that great playwright, August Wilson." Mya L, '18, brought home the first place title in the August Wilson Monologue Competition as well as a $20,000 scholarship to Point Park University, a $500 cash prize and the chance to represent Pittsburgh a the national finals on Broadway in May. To read more about the competition and Mya's... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Last week, Pittsburgh educational leader Dr. Lisa Abel-Palmieri headed Austin, Tex., to participate in the eighth annual SXSW EDU Conference & Festival. Held March 5-8, the event aims to cultivate and empower a community of engaged stakeholders to advance teaching and learning. For this year’s conference, 1,445 session proposals were submitted by organizers across the U.S. Roughly 400 sessions, covering pre-school to professional learning, made it into the final schedule, as determined by... Read More
Posted by Justin Calderone on Thursday, March 8, 2018
Nazareth Prep student Sean is exceeding expectations at FedEx headquarters in Moon, PA. Sean is part of the Operations Technology Department at FedEx. He has been assisting with software and hardware testing of the Trailer Load Analytics (TLA) solution.  The solution combines images with trailer loading metrics and displays the information on a user dashboard.  Sean completed QA on software enhancements prior to release, looking for any bugs within the program.  Sean also looked through images... Read More