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Pittsburgh Game Jams

Hang out, mess around and geek out with other teens, local content experts and regional gamers.

Free event for Middle School and High School students in the region.


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GameFest 2017

On May 5, 2017, North Hills Technology Education Department will be hosting the 3rd Annual GameFest in rooms G13 and G14 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm during Arts Alive.


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NH Arcade: Now Open

Students enrolled in the Mobile Game Design course have been developing their own video games throughout this school year.  Click on the link to play some of the video games.

 


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NEW COURSE:
 CHS 2D Game Programming

Learn the concepts taught in a college-level “Programming 101” course, but all of the projects are games!

 


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NEW COURSE:
Game Production & Marketing

Once students have completed two or more Entertainment Technology skill courses, it’s time to put their new skills to use for an outside client to build a game or mobile app for the client.


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NEW COURSE:
      The Art of Making

In the Art of Making course, students will explore user-centric design principles; low-resolution prototyping and experience prototyping.

 

 


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NH Trades Fair 2017

North Hills Promotes Career Opportunities Available in Trade Industries During Annual Fair

 

 


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Article: Growing Impact of Game Design Programs

At the Higher Ed Video Game Alliance Conference in Washington, D.C., professors shared their student projects and game design curriculums. North Hills brings similar programs to students in grades 7 - 12.


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Career Outlook: Welding

Taking pride in learning to make and build things can begin in high school. Plenty of jobs await.


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Technology Education is an integrated, experienced-based instructional program designed to prepare a population that is knowledgeable about technology – its evolution, systems, techniques, uses and social and cultural significance. It results in the application of mathematics and science concepts to develop solutions to practical problems and extend human capabilities.

Technology education is an essential component of a comprehensive and experience-based science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) program. It develops technological literacy among students by demonstrating how mathematics and science is applied to the process of engineering design.

North Hills School District


High School

53 Rochester Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15229

 

Middle School

55 Rochester Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15229