Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship Earns Accreditation, Grant Money

Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship

Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship was awarded for the first time accreditation from the Commission on Elementary Schools of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools in April, TribLive reported. “It is a good feeling,” Terri Williams, PHCSE’s director of operations and innovation, said. “It is a strong accomplishment for all academic facilities.” […]

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Federal Grant Awarded to Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship

The Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter School (PCPCS) on May 10 announced that Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship, a MicroSociety school since its inception in 2011, will be one of three subgrantees for year two of its Pennsylvania’s Charter School Program (PACSP) Grant. The school may receive as much as $1.5 million. The $30 […]

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Chocachatti Students Show Talents in Music, Farming and Stock Raising

Chocachatti Elementary School students at school board meeting

Students from Chocachatti Elementary School stole the show at the local school board meeting April 5, the Tampa Bay area Sun Coast News reports. They showed board members a parade of skills and talents they have been cultivating in their MicroSociety program in journalism, music, farming, food product making, stock raising and government. “These kids […]

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Chocachatti Elementary School Showcases its MicroSociety Program

MicroSociety CrimeStoppers at Chocachatti

On Tuesday April 12, Chocachatti students, teachers and administrators appeared before the Hernando County School Board to demonstrate and talk about their MicroSociety program, now in its twenty-third year, the Hernando Sun reports. The event included a demonstration featuring a performance, gardening, raising animals in a 4-H program, broadcasting, culinary arts and student government. […]

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PRESS RELEASE: MicroSociety Wins $250,000 Grant for Project at Penn Hills Charter

  PRESS RELEASE Media Contact: Riva Richmond, rrichmond@microsociety.org To Enhance Career Readiness Among Pittsburgh Youth, a Successful Entrepreneurship Program Moves Online Three very different educational institutions are coming together this fall to develop an innovative career readiness program for Pittsburgh-area elementary school students, thanks to a generous $250,000 grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation. […]

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Penn Hills Receives Award

Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship, a #microsociety school in Pittsburgh, Penn., was recognized with a 2020-2021 National Healthy Schools Award for going above and beyond in engaging and helping its students and their families make health and wellness improvements. “Improving the health and well-being of families requires bold leadership and action,” said the CEO […]

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Logan County Gets Creative with Zoom

Teachers at Hugh Dingess are creating memorable, engaging lessons to keep students who are virtual and blended engaged in learning.  Each classroom has daily read alouds, scavenger hunts with phonics and rhyming words, interactive lessons using dry erase boards, small group and one on one Zoom sessions, and more.  The teachers are integrating science and […]

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