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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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Here Are Pgh. Area's 125 Best High Schools - Pittsburgh, PA - Find out here how your local high school compares to others in and around Pittsburgh.

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

Carrick High School alum John Wehner's life changed forever after running into an old friend at a local Giant Eagle. Former Pirates World Series hero Steve ...

Students expelled for drugs, weapons, conduct, more: Pa. school districts that see it the most  PennLive

The following schools took the most action toward student discipline last school year, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

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, ...

Police: Carrick HS Student Tried To Bring Heroin Into School  CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — As the heroin epidemic rages on, once again, it's struck close to home. At Carrick High School, ...

More Pittsburgh Public Schools students may have to walk or take Port Authority due to school bus driver shortage  WTAE Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Public Schools are considering a proposal that would see more students walking to school or riding Port Authority buses due to a continuing shortage ...

Jimi Adler returns to play at the Dairy District  South Pittsburgh Reporter

A night with Jimi Adler! Former Carrick High School English teacher and current CAPA English teacher Jimi Adler brings his Jimmy Adler Band back to.

2 Pittsburgh schools put on temporary lockdown after reports of shots fired  WPXI Pittsburgh

Carrick High School and Concorde Elementary was put on lockdown Wednesday after a reports of shots fired nearby.

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 ...

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 ...

3 charged in shooting death of Carrick High School football player  WTAE Pittsburgh

Preliminary hearings were postponed Friday for two teenage boys and a young man charged in the September street shooting that killed a Carrick High School ...

One wounded in Carrick shooting; high school placed on lockdown  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A man was shot in the arm early Thursday in Pittsburgh's Carrick neighborhood, prompting the Carrick High School to be put on lockdown. A statement from ...

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

Pittsburgh police have arrested a teenager accused of fatally shooting a 17-year-old Homewood girl in September. Steven Cansler, 16, of East Liberty was ...

Pittsburgh Public may eliminate some school bus routes citing driver shortage  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The changes include expanding “walk zones” and putting some middle school students on Port Authority buses.

Boys volleyball playoffs preview: McDowell vs. Brashear - Sports

McDowell has been on a roll this season, including 10 straight dual match wins.

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

Teen Arrested For Bringing Heroin To High School - Pittsburgh, PA - The drugs were discovered after the student triggered a metal detector.

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 ...

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

Mary Weinheimer of Scott, a devout Catholic, loving aunt and family member, and booster of her hometown of Pittsburgh, passed away on Friday. A parishioner ...

Bethel Park High School plans active shooter training on Thursday  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Bethel Park High School will hold active shooter training for students and staff on Thursday. School police and staff will conduct the drill using ALICE (Alert ...

Pittsburgh Public Schools board nixes proposal to arm school police with guns  Tribune-Review

Pittsburgh Public Schools will not be arming its school police officers with guns. On a 1-8 vote Wednesday night, the board that oversees the district of about ...

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.

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 ...

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

Springdale Jr-Sr HS - 7:45 a.m.. Avonworth. Advertisement. Avonworth MS - 8 a.m.. Pitt's Office of Child Development created a program for local schools to ...

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.

Miscommunication leads to delay in school bus pickups in Carrick  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Eighteen students who receive special education services at Carrick High School were not picked up at the usual time by their school buses on Wednesday ...

Red Cross to hand out smoke alarms in Carrick, West Newton  Tribune-Review

The West Newton area and Pittsburgh's Carrick neighborhood are among nine Pennsylvania communities where the Red Cross intends to distribute free smoke ...

Pittsburgh Carrick: School sees benefits in anti-drug partnership with Pitt School of Pharmacy  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

When a student at Pittsburgh Carrick High School lost her mother to an overdose last year, she was very private about it. Students at the school -— in the heart of ...

The 1Million Project Foundation To Connect More Than 600 Pittsburgh High School Students In The 2018-2019 School Year  PR Newswire

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprint (NYSE: S) and Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) announced at an event today that 630 high ...

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

Many of Tim Mielke's students are too young to remember previous presidential elections. The ninth grade social studies teacher at Taylor Allderdice High.

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

A Perry North man has been sentenced to a mandatory term of life in prison without the possibility of parole for the 2016 murder of Daija McCall, 17, ...

Police to charge Pittsburgh teacher with possessing drug paraphernalia  WPXI Pittsburgh

A Pittsburgh Public Schools teacher will face charges of possession of marijuana paraphernalia that included marijuana residue. According to a district ...

'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.

Life and Death on Santron Avenue  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

(Steve Mellon/Post-Gazette) Glenn Jeffries and Autumn Rudolph live in a house at Santron Avenue's lowest point. By the summer of 2017, the couple had been ...

These are Pennsylvania's 50 worst public schools for sports, report says

Here are Pa.'s worst 50 public schools for sports, according to a report by

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

For Helen Koett, the secret to longevity was a daily dose of fish oil and never passing up happy hour. “She was a fish oil person and she always took her fiber,” ...

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.

Erie High girls win 2nd straight District 10 6A title

With a young team, Erie coach John Bowen preached defense throughout the season. The Royals responded with one of their top defensive efforts Wednesday ...

McDowell sweeps Brashear in PIAA 3A boys volleyball subregional

PITTSBURGH — Andy Trost had seven kills and McDowell swept Brashear 3-0 in a PIAA Class 3A boys volleyball subregional at Carrick High School on ...

50 Pa. schools with the worst ACT scores

Lowest ACT scores in Pa. While the majority of Pennsylvania high schools with the lowest ACT scores are in urban areas, public and charter schools from rural ...

Harry E. McMinn, Jr. Obituary

Harry E. McMinn, Jr., 92, of West Methodist Road, Hempfield Township, passed away Saturday morning, November 17, 2018, in his residence, after a brief ...

Lampeter-Strasburg, Manheim Township among U.S. News' best high schools  LancasterOnline

For the first time in five years, there's a new top-ranked high school in Lancaster County.

Pitt team wins first $1M Magee research award for women's health  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A University of Pittsburgh-led study to determine how placental defects can potentially lead to congenital heart disease has won the $1 million Magee Award.

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.

Five homeless youths receive $5000 college scholarships  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tyrese Suttles just graduated from Pittsburgh Carrick High School this year, but he's no stranger to homelessness. Growing up in the foster care system, there ...

‘Project Prom’ Aims To Help Teens Struggling To Afford Dance Expenses  CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. LAWRENCEVILLE (KDKA) — Every young woman wants to go to her prom, but many can't afford the cost. The annual ...

Donald J. Skillin | Obituaries  Indiana Gazette

Donald John Skillin, 85, of Towson, Md., passed away at the Gilchrist Hospice Center, in Towson, on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, surrounded by family members ...

Life and death on Santron Avenue | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Steve Mellon, Rich Lord and Stephanie Strasburg of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette spent five months reporting on and photographing the impact of the opioid drug ...

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.

Trial begins in shooting death of teenage girl  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The prosecutor said that the teenage girl who was killed in 2016 was looking for a quick payday. Daija McCall, 17, of Homewood thought she could make a ...

Pittsburgh program pushes black students to take advanced high school courses  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pittsburgh Public Schools and the College Board are working to increase minorities in advanced classes, where they are the smallest group.

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

District 10 basketball playoff schedule: Boys: 1A semifinals. Tuesday At Edinboro University Tidioute Charter vs. Commodore Perry, 5:00 p.m.. 2A semifinals

Man found guilty in Homewood shooting death of teenage girl  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A Perry North man was found guilty Friday of second-degree murder in relation to the shooting death of a Homewood girl. Douglas Lockett Jr., 20, is scheduled ...

Who's Next: Education: Meet 20 people shaping a future generation in Pittsburgh  The Incline

We've all been impacted by an educator or two or three. Here, in our latest Who's Next class, presented by S&T Bank, we honor 20 individuals who are making a ...

Villa Maria hopes road strategy pays off - Sports

Victors schedule travel to prepare for postseason grind.

At Site Of 'Dilly Grove' Amusement Park, Carrick Volunteers Hope To Have A Thriving Community Center  90.5 WESA

Amy Kline moved to Carrick eight years ago, and soon after, she became acquainted with Phillips Park. Kline sent her daughter to the park's after-school.

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

A monthly crime report, a Big Brothers Big Sisters program overview, and the announcement of a new Zone 3 Public Safety official were all part of.

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

Seven area students completed the eight-session Youth Leadership Program conducted by Toastmasters Carrick PA On May 2. The program is designed to.

Overbrook at a glance  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Overbrook abuts the city neighborhoods of Brookline and Carrick as well as the boroughs of Castle Shannon and Whitehall.

This Summer STEM Program Is Mostly Female, Adviser Says Mentorship Is Key  90.5 WESA

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.

Frank, informed voice of Jean Fink leaves Pittsburgh school board after 33 years  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Jean Fink is the only member from the first days of an elected school board -- something she fought for and joined when it began in 1976.

Former Trinity wresting great, Veryl Long, dies  Observer-Reporter

Veryl Long, one of the most successful wrestlers in Trinity High School history, has died.

Family recounts troubled life of 16-year-old that ended with fatal beating at group home  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Two women stood by the hospital bed of the teenager both loved but neither could control. The youth had often been strong-willed and disobedient with the ...

Mount Oliver teen shot in his home improves as his brother is mourned  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The 16-year-old's condition improved Monday after he was critically wounded in a shooting that left his 11-year-old brother dead, police said.

Pittsburgh's favorite time capsule — you know it as Kennywood — is set to open once again  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Emerge from the entrance to Kennywood Park. Take a look around. If you didn't know beforehand, you might have a tough time discerning what year it is.

Gordon J. Ruffin  South Pittsburgh Reporter

Army Pfc. Gordon J. Ruffin has graduated from the Chaplain Assistant Advanced Individual Training course at the Chaplain School, Fort Jackson,

One of the 'sisters from the front pew' turns 100  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Helen Koett, who turns 100 on Sept. 14, is famous as one of “the sisters from the front pew” at St. Anne Catholic Church in Castle Shannon.

Brookline gathering focuses on solutions to addiction  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A “resource fair” is the first public event for a coalition that aims to turn the tide against narcotic addiction.

Shooting, car crash near Allegheny General Hospital; one in custody  WTAE Pittsburgh

Police responded Monday afternoon to reports of shots fired on a street near Allegheny General Hospital, and a vehicle crashed into a pole, according to ...

Best Halloween costumes in Carrick  South Pittsburgh Reporter

The Carrick/Overbrook Halloween Costume Contest drew almost 40 contestants to Carrick High School over the weekend. Taking the top prizes in the contest ...

‘That’s mine:’ Suspect who police say admitted to possessing cocaine is spending birthday in jail  WTAE Pittsburgh

Tyrell Johnson is spending his 28th birthday in the Allegheny County Jail on Thursday as one of two people charged after police searched a Carrick apartment, ...

Block watch hears about Berg Place apts., group of young people involved in muggings  South Pittsburgh Reporter

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.

Five held for trial in fatal shooting of Carrick teen, 15, in Knoxville  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Four men charged in the drive-by shooting of a teenager in Knoxville in September were held for trial Friday on homicide and other charges. A fifth suspect ...

Pittsburgh schools asking educators to look inward to help close race gap  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Teachers and administrators tackle their own racial attitudes to help students learn more effectively.

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.

Brashear, South Hills will be on 'modified lockdown' after shooting  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Extra security and counseling will be on deck at Brashear and South Hills after a shooting near the schools Wednesday.

Joe Giansante, the teacher who's fighting his dismissal  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Joe Giansante didn't become a teacher until he was 45 years old. “I thought I could save the world,” said Mr. Giansante, who holds a bachelor's degree in ...

Easter bunny will be out and about for breakfast and brunch  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In addition to food, IKEA, Atria's and Technique by Toni will feature photo-ops with the bunny.

Jefferson-Morgan's Gavin Teasdale selected to Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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 ...

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

Last year was a season of firsts for the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps. The corps, based in Canton, Ohio, won the Drum Corps International World ...

Opioid addiction experts and struggling families agree: Unleash every available treatment option  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

RIDING OD ROAD: Read the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's special report on the depth and scope of the opioid epidemic and its affects on one particular ...

Can positive student-teacher relationships improve math scores?  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

If a teacher goes to a student's basketball game, will that help the student do better in math? It might. With a National Science Foundation grant, Pittsburgh Public ...

Legal project helps transgender people get a name change  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

A foundation, a law firm and a bank team up to help those who change genders to change names, too.

The Next Page: Urban escapes and the beauty of Pittsburgh's parks  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

I spent the first 20 years of my life living in Pittsburgh, until leaving for college and work in Philadelphia and later New Jersey. Even as I lived elsewhere, ...

Foster's 30 points lead Meadville over Prep in first 5A title game

EDINBORO — Meadville's Armoni Foster basked in collective and individual history Tuesday night. Not only did the senior guard become the school's career ...

'Treatment is very difficult': UPMC trying new rehab push for drug overdoses  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

While a hospital and an insurer nudge opioid users into rehab, legislators weigh mandatory treatment when drug use proves life threatening.

Seven Former Pitt Letterwinners to be Honored at 51st Annual Awards Dinner - Pitt Panthers #H2P

Oct. 10, 2011PITTSBURGH - The Pitt Varsity Letter Club will honor seven former letterwinners as 2011 "Awardees of Distinction" during the club's 51st Annual ...

Pitt's Pat Narduzzi says Penn State's James Franklin 'went low' with comment  Tribune-Review

At first, Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi sounded like he didn`t want to get into a spitting contest with Penn State`s James Franklin. Actually, he did. When Franklin ...

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