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News & Announcements

Flu Shots Propel Northside Community Wellness Offers Free Flu Shots
Flu Shots Propel Northside Community Wellness Offers Free Flu Shots
science fest Fall Science Festival
Propel Schools Health and Wellness Programming Propel Schools Health and Wellness Programming
Free Store Distribution Days Free Store Distribution Days
Back-to-School Community Bash Back-to-School Community Bash
Propel Northside Back-to-School Night Propel Northside Back-to-School Night
Winter Wonderland Propel Performing Arts Academy scholars have a winter wish for educators

Upcoming Events

  • Trick or Trot (5K, 1M, & Fun Run)

    Propel Schools Foundation will host 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 to support 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! 

    Sign Up at: https://runsignup.com/trickortrot2021

    Can't participate in the run or walk, but would like to volunteer? E-mail emilyzapach@propelschools.org

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

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About our school

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Propel Northside opened in 2011 and serves scholars in grades K -8. Propel Northside is the eighth Propel School in the greater Pittsburgh area, and the first Propel school located within the City of Pittsburgh.

Propel Northside, in partnership with Penn State Greater Allegheny, initiated Project Team. This program encourages good behavior through teamwork. There are 6 foundations for culture that serve as the base of the program.

Our differentiated instruction classroom gives scholars the chance to decide where they will sit and what they will learn. Scholars may choose a spot on the couch, at the computer, on the carpet or at their own desk space. Whether they are learning addition on a tablet or through blocks and worksheets, backed by research, scholars feel empowered and succeed when they have a say in their learning.

Propel Northside is designated as a community school, which, through a set of partnerships with other community resources, maintains an integrated focus on academics, health and social services, youth and community development, and community engagement meant to improve scholar learning while supporting stronger families and healthier communities.

Our Mission

In our house, we’ll utilize the system implementing the six foundational characteristics that will advance student achievement and teacher effectiveness.

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We Are A COMMUNITY SCHOOL

Propel Northside is designated as a community school. Through a set of partnerships with other community resources, Propel Hazelwood maintains an integrated focus on academics, health and social services, youth and community development, and community engagement. Scholars are physically, socially and emotionally healthy. Scholars learn in a safe and supportive environment. This approach leads to improved scholar learning while supporting stronger families and healthier communities.

Community schools contain a host of opportunities and supports built in that give scholars and families the tools they need to learn and grow.