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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
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