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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
Posted by Justin Calderone on Monday, March 5, 2018
Nazareth Prep student Paul is learning engineering skills at Hussey Copper, the world’s largest and most expert producer of electrical copper bar.  Paul expressed a desire to learn about the engineering industry, so Hussey Copper was a natural fit. At his internship, Paul is working on plans involving new workspaces for Hussey processes. Paul has the responsibility of figuring out which building hardware is necessary (quantity and product) and ordering the materials.  "Paul's work ethic and... Read More
Posted by Justin Calderone on Monday, March 5, 2018
Ieshia '19 "I am really impressed with Ieshia.  I can give her an assignment and she completes it accurately and does not need much supervision.  She picks up computer assignments quickly and communicates well with staff." - Highmark Amaiis '18, "Amaiis came in this week and hit the ground running.  He completed a project that I had given him a few weeks ago and is ready to begin a new one next week."  - PNC Bank Hayden '19 "Hayden is performing at a high level with respect to project work... Read More
Posted by Justin Calderone on Monday, February 26, 2018
Financial investment firm Hefren-Tillotson is investing their time into Nazareth Prep student Jade, and their investment is showing big returns.  Jade works as an intern within the Investment Advisory Reporting Team at Hefren-Tillotson.  Her role is as an administrative support worker.  Jade enters clients’ contract information into the Hefren-Tillotson database.  Jade's work requires a degree of security responsibility, which she gladly accepts. "Jade follows instructions well and asks good... Read More
Posted by Justin Calderone on Thursday, February 22, 2018
February 22, 2018 was a busy day at Nazareth Prep. Classes were suspended for the day to allow NCCP students to present their trimester two exhibition projects. NCCP faculty, staff, students and the surrounding community participated in the event. The early morning session saw the underclassmen demonstrating their knowledge of the Shakespeare classic Macbeth. Students developed multimedia projects as well as traditional visual and oral presentations to show what they had learned while... Read More
Posted by Justin Calderone on Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Nazareth Prep students Riyan and Baubi are reaping the benefits of the Investing Now program, which is run by The University of Pittsburgh. The program is celebrating its 30th year as a college preparatory program that recognizes and supports high academic performance from secondary students that are historically unrepresented in STEM careers. The purpose of the program is to prepare students for post-secondary STEM classes and careers.  Roughly 175 students participate in the program every... Read More