Excitement was in the air Thursday, Jan. 17 as Allegheny County residents gathered at the Millvale Community Library to learn more about the R.E.A.A.D.Y. STEM & Performing Arts Charter School. Founder and CEO, Kenneth Nickel shared his vision for the school, while board member John Gall, PhD. highlighted information about the curriculum. Foundation board member Sue Gondringer noted that scholarship opportunities will also be available. The school is scheduled to open in Millvale in August 2020. See event photos.
With the arrival of new businesses and residents, there are plenty of reasons to dance, sing and make merry in Millvale. Soon local high school students could earn college credit through these same unbridled displays of creativity. Read more at nextpittsburgh.com.
Kenneth Nickel, former principal dancer and dance educator, has launched a Millvale foundation to provide high school students with scholarships for academic opportunities outside their classrooms. Read more triblive.com.
Dancers from Maria's School of Dance in Beaver, Pennsylvania performed a beautiful rendition of The Nutcracker's Waltz of the Flowers, ushering in the holiday spirit for Millvale residents during the the town's Nov. 24 Yuletide Tour.
Young and old alike gathered at the Holy Spirit Lyceum in Millvale to enjoy the performance, directed by Kenneth Nickel of the R.E.A.A.D.Y. Foundation, who announced the anticipated September 2020 opening of the R.E.A.A.D.Y. STEM & Performing Arts Charter School at the former Holy Spirit School in Millvale. Enjoy photos from the performance.
After a lifetime of performing, directing, and establishing innovative educational dance programs and partnerships nationally and internationally, Nickel has chosen to dedicate himself to empowering young people in western Pennsylvania for future success. Read more at pittsburghparent.com.
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