NHRCES Builds New Leadership Initiative to Unify Regional Catholic Schools 

 Over the last decade, Catholic school enrollment in the North Hills region declined significantly, straining the budgets, leading to tuition increases and the closing of  some schools. Several Pastors requested assistance from the Diocese of Pittsburgh  to develop a sustainable model to preserve and strengthen Catholic education for  future generations.   [Read more…]

Back to School Guide

You’ve all seen the commercial where the parents are doing back-to-school shopping to the tune, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.”  While it is meant to poke fun, essentially it is the best time of the year because there is nothing more exhilarating than learning something new. In this issue, we highlight some of the education opportunities available in our area from traditional schools to self-enrichment programs.  [Read more…]

Transform your child’s summer into a fun filled adventure with CampVenturesSM at Kiddie Academy®

at Kiddie Academy® Wexford and Cranberry Twp
Summer camps for children ages 2 through school age.

At Kiddie Academy,® we aim to make your child’s summer as educational as it is fun. Our CampVenturesSM program and curriculum do exactly that through themed events, activities and trips. From preschool through elementary school, your child will enjoy playing developmentally appropriate games. Throughout the summer, we reinforce what your child has learned in school. With CampVentures, your child’s ordinary summer vacation is transformed into a fun and strong foundation for the future. [Read more…]

Heart Prints Center Summer Camp Combines Fun Themes With S.T.E.A.M Education

 From fairy-tales, to dinosaurs, outer space and more, Heart Prints Center Summer Camps allow children to explore some of their favorite things. And because Heart Prints combines fun themes with S.T.E.A.M. education, camp also is jam-packed with learning. 

The foundation of the Heart Prints camp curriculum is S.T.E.A.M. — Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics. To offer a true S.T.E.A.M. program, multiple disciplines must be integrated within an activity, said Heart Prints Assistant Director Julie Byrnes. Children explore, experiment and create in every single Heart Prints camp. Literacy is also part of the program.  [Read more…]

2018 Education Guide

It’s difficult to believe but we are nearly mid-way through the school year, and it’s time to begin planning for the next one. Perhaps you are enrolling for the first time or are looking to make a switch. Or perhaps you are simply looking for a new educational experience to enrich your life. We are fortunate in the North Hills to have so many varied and exceptional educational institutions in our midst from which to choose. Below are some of the best in our area for you to consider when making decisions about education.  [Read more…]