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Propel East Family Newsletter Propel East Family Newsletter
Open House Open House
Free Store Distribution Days Free Store Distribution Days
Propel East Back-To-School Cookout Propel East Back-to-School Cookout
Photo of the 100th day of school Propel East kindergarten classes celebrate 100 days of school
This is what 100 days of learning looks like! These Kindergarten scholars from Propel East are celebrating 100 days of school. We love to see these ...
Winter Wonderland Propel Performing Arts Academy scholars have a winter wish for educators
EOY Finalists Educator of the Year finalists
Join us in congratulating the finalists for the coveted Propel Schools Educator of the Year award.
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.

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

Propel East is Propel’s third school, having opened in 2005 and now serving 400 scholars in grades K-8.

We are proud to have earned the state’s Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) designation every year of our operation and three Keystone Achievement Awards.

At Propel East, we focus on providing our scholars with a holistic education.  Annual events such as the Arts Festival and STEM Olympiad, in addition to varied partnerships with community organizations, make Propel East a fun and engaging place for scholars, staff and parents.

Our Mission

We will have an unwavering commitment to advance scholarachievement and develop extraordinary character, preparing students to succeed in a changing global society.

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We Are Propel School

Propel Schools is a network of public charter schools that transforms the lives of children in underserved communities through innovative, student-centered learning. Propel sets a standard for creating productive citizens by prioritizing academic excellence and fundamental life skills. Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Propel has become one of the largest, fastest-expanding charter school systems since it was established in 2003. Today Propel serves 4,000 scholars at 13 Allegheny County locations.

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