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Posted on Tuesday, September 4, 2018
McCall Goughneour has been working at Nazareth Prep for three years and taught the Holocaust as a civic action unit for ninth grade learners in Cultural Literacy. Students read the book Night by Elie Wiesel and had semester-long discussions about human justice, how to remember the living and the dead and how not to become a bystander in society. While the Holocaust can be an extremely difficult subject to teach, it creates bridges that link humans together through empathy and experiences. This... Read More
Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2018
Marlee Flaherty is not only a teacher and advisor for Nazareth Prep student council but she was selected to participate in 2 Classroom Without Border experiences – a trip to Poland with a Holocaust Survivor and a trip to Spain to study Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. She truly enjoyed sharing her Poland experience with the 9th graders as they tackled social justice issues in their 3rd trimester Project Based Learning, last year.   This past summer her educational seminar in Spain examined... Read More
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 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 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 Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Take a look at the December Newsletter to learn more about what is going on at Nazareth Prep this month.  Stories include: A message from the Head of School An update about our class of 2018 A look at our Students' of the Month Don’t forget to subscribe to stay in the know about what’s happening around campus! Click Here to Read More!
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2017
On November 16, 2017 the nuclear medicine technology majors at Robert Morris University (RMU), junior class  sponsored a day of celebration with the students and faculty at NCCP at a Thanksgiving Dinner. The RMU students wanted to make a difference in the community and wanted to support as many people as possible and create a positive impact on the lives of others. This service learning project was funded through weeks of organized events to pay for this dinner. This event included a prayer... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Every Friday, a group of socially-conscious Nazareth Prep juniors and seniors commute to Garfield for an entire morning of STEM-fueled, social justice themed making, building, and creating. Along with Ms. Jennifer Lanas and teaching artists, Ms. Shannon and Mr. Paul, the Assemble Activation Club builds the essential skills and dispositions that will help them to not only develop creative confidence today, but also co-power our students to become kind, ethical agents of change and leaders in the... Read More
Posted on Friday, October 13, 2017
Nazareth Prep was highlighted in the article, "Busting the Learning Boundary Between School and World" published on the Education Week Learning Deeply Blog.  Lisa Palmieri, a leader in Remake Learning, is now the head of Nazareth Prep, a small inner-city Catholic high school with a largely non-white, low income student body.  The students at NCCP spend one day a week for all four years embedded with a local business.  She told me that at the outset of her program, people doubted that these... Read More
Posted by Written by Liz Fetchin on Tuesday, September 19, 2017
PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania  (9/19/2017) – The Pittsburgh region faces a serious workforce shortfall in the years ahead, according to a recent report from the Allegheny Conference on Community Development. An aging population, slow inward migration, and disruption created by technological advances threaten to leave employers with a deficit of skilled workers. Meanwhile thousands of locals are unemployed or under-employed due to lack of training for the most in-demand jobs. How will Pittsburgh’s... Read More