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This is a photo of an educator and a scholar, both are wearing masks, there is a plastic covering over the scholar's work area.
Male students working in art class.
Students performing Once On This Island.
Male student at graduation ceremony.
Two female students smiling.
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News & Announcements

Family update Important Family Update
Service-Learning banner PA Service-Learning Competition Winners
P-EBT Benefits P-EBT Card to Propel Families
Colorful Communities Reflecting on five years of color with PPG
Community partnerships, such as the one we have with PPG and the PPG Foundation, are vital in creating the “Propel Difference.”
Winter Wonderland Propel Performing Arts Academy scholars have a winter wish for educators
Essay winner graphic Propel McKeesport scholar wins state contest
We're claiming the title of "School of Champions."
Books for Hazelwood K-5 scholars Hazelwood educator leads effort to gift book to K-5 scholars
This Propel Hazelwood ELA educator knows that reading can make a world of difference in the lives of scholars.
EOY Finalists Educator of the Year finalists
Join us in congratulating the finalists for the coveted Propel Schools Educator of the Year award.
Photos of cohorts Propel Educators Convene with Researchers to Shift Power in Educational Research
Collaboration will lead to equity-centered research in Pre K-12 learning spaces
Dr. Tina Chekan News from Dr. Chekan
Stay informed! Every newsletter from CEO/Superintendent Dr. Tina Chekan is packed with information Propel parents need to know.
photo: Andrew Rush/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Propel Andrew Street High School scholar completes prestigious Internship
Cover photo: Andrew Rush/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Congrats Propel Braddock Hills High School Receives Gene Kelly Award
Congratulations to Propel Braddock Hills High School. The Gene Kelly Award for Best Lighting Design Budget Level 1 goes to Propel Braddock Hills High ...
Best Schools Top Honor for Propel Braddock Hills High School
Propel Braddock Hills High School has been named as one of the best high schools in the nation
Mr. Patrick Carnegie Science Award Winner
Propel Homestead's Jeffrey Patrick has been named the recipient of the 2019 Carnegie Science Awards in the Elementary Educator category.

Upcoming Events

  • Power of Propel Gala

    Reaching for the Stars Gala

    Tuesday, August 31, 6-8 p.m.

    Since 2016, the Propel Schools Foundation, in partnership with Power of Propel Gala Sponsors, and generous supporters, has awarded over $100K in Power of Propel scholarships to 44 deserving high school scholars pursuing post-secondary education and vocational opportunities.

    We invite you to join us for cocktails & hors d'oeuvres to celebrate our 2021 Scholarship Recipients and our Career Pathways Program.

    Purchase your tickets at


    Tuesday, 8/31/2021 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM @4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • Trick or Trot (5K, 1M, & Fun Run)

    Propel Schools Foundation will be hosting our Trick or Trot on Sunday, October 31, 2021! Join us in your best costume down at the North Shore Riverfront Park to run or walk along the Mon River in support of our Propel Partners in Wellness Program. Don't forget to hang around after your race to grab a snack from some local food trucks while you visit our booth sponsors for fun, games, and wellness education! 

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    Can't participate in the run or walk, but would like to volunteer? E-mail

    Sunday, 10/31/2021 @ North Shore Riverfront Park

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