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Posted by Justin Calderone on Wednesday, February 14, 2018
On Monday February 12th Bishop David Zubick visited Nazareth Prep. The Bishop celebrated mass at the campus chapel with the NCCP staff and students. His sermon focused on the importance of maintaining Christian faith and values in the face of public opposition.  After mass, the Bishop toured the school and visited several classrooms. He was very impressed with the innovative atmosphere of the classrooms as well as student engagement.  The visit ended with Bishop Zubick meeting with NCCP... Read More
Posted by Justin Calderone on Friday, February 9, 2018
Nazareth Prep students are hard at work developing their artistic side.  Every Friday morning, a group of NCCP students get in touch with their artistic talents at Manchester Craftsman's Guild. The Guild is a non-profit center that offers instructor driven training in several creative disciplines, including: ceramics, painting, music and digital art.  "The ceramics class is my favorite" said NCCP freshman Katie "It really helps to develop my creativity, and I've become more patient because of... Read More
Posted by Justin Calderone on Friday, February 9, 2018
Mockups is fast-paced, design thinking card game created to help build rapid prototypes and solve even the most difficult challenge. Ms. Jennifer Lanas and her students are playtesting the card game for the College of Education at West Liberty University, a college in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia. Earlier this year, Lanas facilitated a series of maker-ed workshops for pre-service teachers in the University’s Center for Arts Education. Her work at West Liberty focuses on utilizing... Read More
Posted by Justin Calderone on Monday, January 29, 2018
For the third year in a row, Nazareth Prep students recently participated in The Hour of Code.  The Hour Of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify "code", to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. It has since become a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science, starting with 1-hour coding activities but expanding to all sorts of community efforts.  In 2017, the week it was... Read More
Posted by Justin Calderone on Monday, January 29, 2018
Nazareth Prep students are employed as interns at companies throughout Pittsburgh. Here is a recent compilation of praise for the hard work our students are demonstrating at their worksites: Adarian '18 "Adarian is a consistent pleasure to work with. We discovered that one our program ideas was not going to work and he spent some time researching alternatives and came up with several creative suggestions that we will explore further." - Robert Morris University Hayden '19 "Hayden is very good... Read More
Posted by Dr. Lisa M. Abel-Palmieri on Friday, January 26, 2018
A Message from our Head of School, Dr. Lisa Abel-Palmieri, in regards to the use of soft skills at Nazareth Prep, was recently published in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette.  READ MORE  
Posted on Friday, January 26, 2018
Nazareth Prep was recently highlighted in two articles about student-centered learning and project based learning by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is a nonprofit organization that serves educators interested in better use of technology in education. ISTE serves more than 100,000 education stakeholders throughout the world through individual and organizational membership and support services. NCCP uses... Read More
Posted by Justin Calderone on Friday, January 12, 2018
Giant Eagle, one of the largest retailers in America, is thrilled with Rickayla, their Nazareth Prep intern.  "Rickayla is very intelligent. She is an asset to my department. She really focuses on understanding her work and asks great questions. We are fortunate to have her with us" Giant Eagle wrote in a statement to Nazareth Prep.  The Nazareth Prep internship program gives our students the rare opportunity to learn real-world skills working in some of Pittsburgh's top companies. The... Read More
Posted by Justin Calderone on Friday, January 12, 2018
Nazareth Prep teacher Marlee Flaherty recently won a trip to Spain through the Classrooms Without Borders program. According to the  Classrooms Without Borders site "CWB is a premier provider of experiential, extended-term professional development for teachers in the metropolitan Pittsburgh region. Offering unique travel experiences enriched with academic literature and direct application to classroom instruction, CWB prides itself on offering comprehensive seminars with a breadth and depth of... Read More
Posted by Justin Calderone on Thursday, December 21, 2017
Deloitte Consulting, the largest tax and audit firm in the world, is thrilled with Bre, their Nazareth Prep student intern. "Bre has been a wonderful addition to our team" said Erica Scott, Deloitte intern supervisor. "She is smart and has a good attitude, and she thoroughly completes her workload. Lately, she has been helping our marketing department with researching names and addresses of CFO’s and CEO’s in the greater Pittsburgh area. This research will help them send out invitations for an... Read More