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Manchester Academic Charter School: Science Projects

October 31, 2022 – 1:55 pm

In October 2022, 7th grade students attending Manchester Academic Charter School conducted an experiment, “Where is the Dirtiest Place On Campus?” Equipped with cotton swabs and petri dishes, these students probed the deepest depths and most highly trafficked areas of …

Northside Stories…

August 9, 2018 – 12:22 pm
forNV-01 On May 7, 2018,in collaboration with Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation, thirty-four 6th graders from Manchester Academic Charter School interviewed people who live and work on the Northside to learn more about its buildings, history and people. This audio contains excerpts from these interviews.This project was made possible with funding support from the McSwigan Family Foundation.

YES: MACS Students with Venture Outdoors

December 19, 2015 – 12:45 pm
IMG_0480 From 12/19/2015: Nehemiah (8th grade) and Denia (6th grade), students at Manchester Academic Charter School talk about their experiences with Venture Outdoors along with Iris Bejgrowicz, a Venture Outdoors trip leader.

Thanksgiving Traditions

November 21, 2014 – 6:19 pm

In the spirit of the season, local students have been discussing, writing, and recording about their thanksgiving and fall traditions.

Here are some fourth grade students from Manchester Academic Charter School talking about what they do this time of year.…

Preview: Manchester Academic Charter School

July 19, 2014 – 12:31 pm
IMG_4594_Web From 7-19-14: Students from the Manchester Academic Charter School’s I-OWN entrepreneurship program is a unique educational program that teaches middle!school students the basics of small business development and operations.