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Retiring after 30 years

June 13, 2018 by David Maslowski (Register to contact)

Flying as a captain on Emirates air A380 Air bus


July 11, 2017 by John Swerens (Register to contact)

John Swerens passed on May 6, 2017.

Carrick High's 90th Birthday

February 27, 2014 by Paul Harrison (Register to contact)

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Carrick High will mark its 90th Birthday on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 with a flag raising ceremony at the high school on Parkfield Street. More information: e-mail *****

CHS Alumni Sports Hall of Fame

February 27, 2014 by Paul Harrison (Register to contact)

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The Carrick High Alumni Association will install a number of Carrick High's excellent athletes at a luncheon on Sunday, May 25, 2014 in the Grand Ballroom of the South Hills Country Club. For more information e-mail *****

CHS '65's

August 13, 2013 by Karen Lynch LynchSchirra (Register to contact)

With the greatest of pride, CHS '65 congratulates HAROLD "HAL" F. MARKS JR. on his being honored as one of the recipients of Carrick High School Alumni Association's "Distinguished Alumni, 2013."

Hal retired after an illustrious career as an algebra teacher in the Pittsburgh Public Schools. Hal's other awards are numerous, including "All Star Educator/Excellence in Teaching" from the "Pittsburgh Post-Gazette" and the University of Pittsburgh and as the recipient of the "Alumni Hall of Fame Award" from the Pittsburgh Public Schools.

Fellow classmates and dearest friends, Lynne Charters Slogan and Karen Lynch-Schirra, were at the Ninth Annual Awards Luncheon on August 11, 2013 at South Hills Country Club to watch their classmate and friend Hal receive his award and to support the other awardees.

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Carrick High alum John Wehner living his dream with Pirates  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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2,700 Students From Across Western Pa. To Attend Special ‘Hamilton’ Performance  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Nearly 3,000 high school students from across the region will get to attend a special performance ...

Pittsburgh students will be treated to a special 'Hamilton' experience through education program  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Students from Pittsburgh and as far east as Chester County in Pennsylvania are about to have the “Hamilton” experience. For the 2018-19 school year, ...

Teenager arrested in killing of Carrick High School student  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Couple charged with selling drugs, endangering children across from Carrick High School  Tribune-Review

A Carrick couple was arrested on charges of drug possession and child endangerment Wednesday night after a police search found drugs within reach of 1- and ...

Teen admits to planning fatal robbery in botched cocaine deal  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A teen who helped set up a drug deal that turned into a homicide pleaded guilty Thursday morning to robbery and conspiracy. Steven Cansler, 19, will serve 15 ...

Pittsburgh high schools working to close computer literacy gap  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A new program utilizes volunteers to help in the classroom with computer literacy.

Obituary: Mary Weinheimer / Loved her family, faith, and career at Mellon Bank  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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CARRICK THREAT: Carrick HS placed on modified lockdown Monday  WPXI Pittsburgh

A threat circulating on social media had Pittsburgh's Carrick High School operating on a modified lockdown Monday, a Pittsburgh Public Schools spokeswoman ...

Teen Arrested For Allegedly Bringing Heroin To High School  Pittsburgh, PA Patch

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Red Cross Looking To Install Almost 2,900 Free Smoke Alarms  CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The American Red Cross wants to install almost 2,900 free smoke alarms across Pennsylvania over about two weeks. Red Cross and ...

CARRICK DRUG BUST: Drugs, guns found in reach of children at home across from high school  WPXI Pittsburgh

A couple was charged Wednesday after drugs and guns were found inside a Pittsburgh home they shared with two young children.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Allegheny County secondary school start times for 2017-18  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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WPIAL and City League high school basketball scores  WTAE Pittsburgh

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Teaching Civic Duty To Those Who Can't Yet Practice It  90.5 WESA

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Readshaw honors Carrick wrestlers  South Pittsburgh Reporter

State Rep. Harry Readshaw has presented a Pennsylvania House of Representative citation to the Pittsburgh Carrick High School wrestling team, the.

3 students shot outside Brashear High School  Tribune-Review

Three teenage students were ambushed and shot on Wednesday while leaving Brashear High School, sparking a scene of chaos and anxiety in Beechview ...

'We Will Not Be Erased.' Pittsburghers Rally Against Federal Gender Definition Proposal  90.5 WESA

Members of Pittsburgh's transgender community and allies gathered downtown Thursday evening to protest what they call the attempted erasure of their.

Obituary: Helen K. Koett / Longtime bakery manager in South Hills  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Pittsburgh Public Schools makes 14 principal changes throughout district  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Fourteen principal changes were made by the board of Pittsburgh Public Schools tonight and an acting administrator has been named to a permanent position.

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Perry North man sentenced to life in murder of 17-year-old Homewood girl  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Crime updates, news of new safety position outlined in Carrick  South Pittsburgh Reporter

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Local students complete Toastmasters Youth Leadership Program in Carrick  South Pittsburgh Reporter

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Allegheny County homicide detectives are investigating a double shooting that killed an 11-year-old boy Sunday night at his home on Hays Avenue.

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Asia Parker wants to be a mathematics professor. “Math is just amazing. You can do anything,” she said. Parker, 17 from Carrick, waited in a Duquesne.

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PPS Leaders Encouraging Black Male Students To Become Teachers  90.5 WESA

Though more than 60 percent of the students in Pittsburgh Public Schools are people of color, district officials said eighty-five percent of its teachers.

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Three Kirk Avenue children set fire to the clothing of homeless people who were squatting in the abandoned 2502 Berg Place apartment building on Aug.

Wilkinsburg Community Says Goodbye To Students' Safe Place  90.5 WESA

Interim Wilkinsburg High School Principal Shawn Johnston's voice reverberated through the intercom into bare, empty hallways on the second to last day of.

District 10 Boys, Girls Basketball Playoff Brackets Updated (2-24-19)  YourErie

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Brookline gathering focuses on solutions to addiction  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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She missed practice, now Carrick senior not allowed at commencement  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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World Champion Bluecoats drum corps to perform at Gateway  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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2017 PIAA high school football state championship scores  WTAE Pittsburgh

Football teams from four Pittsburgh-area high schools will try to win a state championship in Hershey.

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Jefferson-Morgan senior Gavin Teasdale has been selected to wrestle in the 44th annual Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic March 25 at the University of Pittsburgh's ...

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The most influential female business leaders in the region at both nonprofits and for-profits as recognized by the Business Women First Awards in 2014:.

Mayor Bill Peduto presides over Pittsburgh's 1st same-sex wedding  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Hundreds of thousands turned out for Pride Parade and the wedding festivities for 19 same-sex couples.

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Same-sex couples frequently chuck typical wedding traditions  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

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Paynter girls compete in national wrestling championships  Tribune-Review

The future of girls wrestling appears bright in Baldwin. Brooklyn Lucas, 7, and Maleah Pacella, 9, both hail from Baldwin and both recently captured state and ...

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