Manchester Academic Charter School

at 1214 Liverpool St , 15233

The Manchester Academic Charter School (MACS) is a nationally recognized, Blue Ribbon school serving grades kindergarten to eight at a community - centered facility on Pittsburgh’s Northside.


Manchester Academic Charter School
1214 Liverpool St
Pittsburgh , PA 15233
United States
Contact Phone
P: (412) 322-0585
Website
http://www.macsk8.org/

Description

The Manchester Academic Charter School has operated as an independent charter school since 1998, with strong roots in the Manchester community reaching back over 40 years. School founders Dr. Betty and Rev. James Robinson established the Manchester Youth Development Center (MYDC) in 1968 to serve the needs of Manchester’s large population of children and youth. They expanded their focus to early childhood in 1979 with the opening of the Training Wheels community preschool, and again in the early 1990s, when they founded a small, community-centered, private elementary school located within MYDC. In 1998, the Pittsburgh Board of Education granted a charter to the Manchester Academic School, one of the first in the region. Today, MACS, MYDC and Training Wheels operate in a shared facility, providing high-quality education and enrichment to children from early childhood through middle school. MACS serves over 250 children from the Northside and communities throughout Allegheny County.

You’re Invited What: Community Garden Planting Where: The Corner of Sedgwick and North Franklin When: June 8, from 9-2 Come help our students to plant their Community Garden! They have been working hard at the Dave Mathieson Greenhouse to start our plants and design our garden layout! Join us as we get together to plant the garden! The garden will help the students to learn about caring for plants and vegetables while helping the community! Please let us know if you can make it: ckoloshinsky@macsk8.org

Published on 2015-06-01 14:16:51 GMT

Play Pop a Balloon for RIF on Wednesday, June 3rd! Students at the MACS K-5 building can make a cash donation to RIF Pittsburgh and Pop a Balloon for fun. Everyone who plays gets a thank you for their generous donation and some lucky balloons may get an extra prize!

Published on 2015-06-01 19:16:32 GMT

K-5 students remember to bring a dontation to support RIF tomorrow! Pop a balloon and you could win a prize!

Published on 2015-06-03 01:40:25 GMT

Since the school year is coming to an end our family chromebook computers are due back this week. Any parents or families that borrowed a chromebook should turn it in to Ms. Stout. (Middle School Parents -- Ms. Stout will be at Sarah Heinz House on Thursday, June 4th.) Call or email if you have any questions: 412-322-0585 bstout@macsk8.org.

Published on 2015-06-03 12:58:01 GMT

Please join us for Recognition Day tomorrow, June 12 from 9 am to 11 am at 1214 Liverpool Street. We'll be celebrating students in grades 1 - 7 for another successful school year. Students are dismissed immediately following the program.

Published on 2015-06-10 12:39:45 GMT

Get excited for FREE DRESS DOWN for the rest of the school year!!

Published on 2014-06-02 15:29:26 GMT

Please join MACS on Friday, July 25th from 10AM-1:30PM at the Entrepreneuring Youth Summer Expo at the Oxford Centre. I-OWN Summer Camp graduates and young entrepreneurs throughout Allegheny County will present and sell their products. Come support young people doing positive things by stopping by with cash to shop, words of advice, and encouragement. Invite your family, friends and colleagues to do the same!

Published on 2014-07-24 00:36:50 GMT

Volunteer needed!! A volunteer is needed to run the school fruit and vegetable program this school year. Responsibilities include placing the produce order weekly, sorting the order delivered to the school, prepping fruits and vegetables, and delivering to classrooms. A commitment of 1 hour 3 mornings per week is required. Looking for volunteers to commit to a quarter, semester, or school year; a stipend is provided for your time and commitment. If interested please contact Sarah Evans or Vas Scoumis at MACS 412-322-0585.

Published on 2014-07-23 13:22:40 GMT

On Wednesday, July 23rd, from 9:30AM-12PM, 12-16 year old students who completed the MACS I-OWN Summer Business Camp will introduce their new business to the public during the MACS Entrepreneurs Business Presentation at the Rivers Club Dining Hall. Young inspiring entrepreneurs will present their business plans to a panel of judges with the opportunity to secure a start-up grant which will be awarded based on the feasibility of their plan. This competition is open to the public and your support is appreciated. Feel free to attend during the morning of July 23rd as your schedule permits. Attire is business casual. No jeans. The Rivers Club Dining Hall is located in downtown Pittsburgh at One Oxford Centre Building at 301 Grant Street.

Published on 2014-07-22 14:08:21 GMT

A note from Dennis Henderson: Family, Friends and Supporters of Manchester Academic Charter School, MACS I-OWN invites you to attend the MACS Entrepreneurs Business Presentation (7/23) and the Entrepreneuring Youth Summer Expo (7/25). MACS Entrepreneurs Business Presentation: On Wednesday, July 23rd, from 9:30AM-12PM, 12-16 year old students who completed the MACS I-OWN Summer Business Camp will introduce their new business to the public during the MACS Entrepreneurs Business Presentation at the Rivers Club Dining Hall. Young inspiring entrepreneurs will present their business plans to a panel of judges with the opportunity to secure a start-up grant which will be awarded based on the feasibility of their plan. This competition is open to the public and your support is appreciated. Feel free to attend during the morning of July 23rd as your schedule permits. Attire is business casual. No jeans. The Rivers Club Dining Hall is located in downtown Pittsburgh at One Oxford Centre Building at 301 Grant Street. Entrepreneuring Youth Summer Expo On Friday, July 25th from 10AM-1:30PM the graduates MACS I-OWN Summer Camp and young entrepreneurs throughout Allegheny County students will present and sell their products at the Entrepreneuring Youth Summer Expo which will also be held at the Oxford Centre from 10AM-1:30PM. Please support young people doing positive things by stopping by with cash to shop, words of advice and encouragement. Invite your family, friends and colleagues to do the same. Enjoy your weekend and I hope to see you next week.

Published on 2014-07-18 00:39:26 GMT

HAPPY SUMMER!! Thanks for a great year MACS family!

Published on 2014-06-11 15:42:05 GMT

CONGRATS GRADS! Congratulations to our Kindergarten students graduating today and our 8th grade students graduating tonight! Please come wish our 8th grade students luck tonight at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture at 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm) as they become high school freshmen!!

Published on 2014-06-03 15:24:32 GMT

One week from today we will be enjoying games, food, raffles, and F-U-N in the sun at the MACS Carnival! A huge shout out and thank you to all of our sponsors: Northside Rita's Shop & Save Tom's Friday First National Bank Kuhn's WalMart Alex's Ice Cream Shop Giant Eagle American Beverage Auto Zone Eat-N-Park PetCo Sam's Club Modern Cafe Young Bros Bar Pittsburgh Fire Department Pizza Hut Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Allegheny Small Smiles MACS Families and Staff This is all possible thanks to your support and kindness. THANK YOU!!

Published on 2014-05-31 19:55:42 GMT

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will be visiting MACS Junior High at the Sarah Heinz House tomorrow. Students, if you have books that you borrowed last time, please bring them back! You'll have a chance to check out more. :)

Published on 2014-12-10 17:59:20 GMT

The Chromebook loan program is back! MACS families can borrow a Chromebook computer for use at home. Contact Ms. Stout to sign one out: bstout@macsk8.org or 412-322-0585 x 101 or visit her at Reading Night!

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