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Living Intelligently Fulfilling Expectations

LIFE Male STEAM Academy will prepare all male scholars for college success and career readiness. We also serve as a catalyst to increase the presence of African American males in the STEM pipeline.

Current Events

Scholar Enrollment for the 2024-2025 School Year is OPEN
Admission for the LIFE Male STEAM Academy 2024-2025 school year is now open. To begin the application process, please click the Apply Now link below:
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Transform a Life, Shape a Future
Give LIFE To A Scholar!
Join us in bridging financial gaps for LMSA scholars by becoming a sponsor. Your support will cover educational costs and make a lasting impact through tutoring, school events, and essential donations. Whether you're an individual, organization, or family, your involvement can transform lives. Our program launches this Fall—be part of this transformative journey and make a difference!
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Gear Up for Success! Visit our store to find the perfect school apparel for your scholars and families. We have SWAG GEAR FOR EVERYONE. Shop now and embrace your KINGS pride!
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Carnegie Science Center Mobile Fab Lab Comes To LIFE Male STEAM Academy
LMSA scholars participated in the Carnegie Science Center Mobile Fab Lab on March 19th, 20th, and 21st 2024.
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School FAB LAB
School FAB LAB
We are thrilled to share fantastic news that LMSA has collaborated with the PPG Foundation to establish a FAB LAB and makerspace at our school. We are excited for the learning experiences the FAB Lab will bring to our middle school and high school scholars. Read more about the newest addition to our school.
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LMSA Basketball Schedule 2023-2024
The LIFE MSA Basketball Team will be holding tryouts on Tuesday, November 7th at 7:00pm. The team will compete in the PIAA - District VII WPIAL Basketball League. Tryouts will take place at Eastminster Presbyterian Church. Contact Head Coach Mr. John Robinson, [email protected], for more information. Click here to view the 2023-2024 schedule.
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PLUS Tutoring
PLUS Tutoring Math Instruction
We are happy to announce that the PLUS tutoring program returned to LIFE Male STEAM Academy in Pittsburgh this week! On Wednesday, October 18th, a dozen tutors from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) provided personalized math instruction to all sixth, seventh, and eighth grade scholars at LIFE Male STEAM Academy.
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Back to School: Careers In STEAM Subjects
Whether your students are interested in arts and humanities or sciences and math, there are many ways for them to turn their interests into a career. From saving lives with environmental engineer Amy Pickering to bringing your favorite characters to life with Kirsten Lepore, use the following videos of people working in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) fields to inspire your students to pursue work in their favorite subjects.
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LIFE Super Bowl STEAM Project
On Monday, March 6th, LIFE scholars came together during homeroom to create a Super Bowl themed STEAM Project of their choice.
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LIFE-SMART® Mission Vision Clinic
LIFE-SMART® Hosts a Mission Vision Clinic on the LIFE Campus
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Green Island Project
Scholars developed a business plan that fed, transported, and provided power for an island of 1,000 people. The goal was to produce the least amount of carbon emissions.
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Previous Events and Noteworthy Mentions

Annual MLK Sunday
Annual MLK Sunday
Join us for our annual LIFE Male STEAM Academy Day at Rodman Street on MLK Sunday. LIFE MSA Scholars will present a special production celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Click here for more information.
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Wednesday, October 26th
LIFE Male STEAM Academy Open House
Join us to learn more about LIFE, tour our academy and SMART Center, enjoy student work displays and more!
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WXPI Channel 11 Covers Mauri Tate
LIFE MSA's SMART Student Health and Wellness Center's Integrated Licensed Behavioral Health Clinician is featured on WXPI Channel 11.
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Upcoming Events

April 27 - August Wilson Block Party

May 1-5 - Double Good Fundraiser

May 10 - College & Career Day

May 17 - Sneaker Ball

June 06 - 8th Grade Promotion

June 07 - End of Year Celebration Awards & Cookout

Summer Hours:
Monday, June 17, 2024 - Friday, August 2, 2024
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 8:00am-2:00pm

Learn more about LIFE!
Join LIFE MSA Founder, Reverend Dr. Darryl T. Canady, LIVE via Zoom every 3rd Saturday at 10:00am for live informational sessions.  Questions are welcome!


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Saturday, February 17, 2024, 10:00am
Saturday, March 16, 2024, 10:00am
Saturday, April 20, 2024, 10:00am
Saturday, May 18, 2024, 10:00am
Saturday, June 15, 2024, 10:00am

Saturday, September 21, 2024, 10:00am
Saturday, October 19, 2024, 10:00am
Saturday, November 16, 2024, 10:00am

In person:
LIFE Male STEAM Academy
777 Penn Center Blvd Ste 102
Pittsburgh, PA 15235

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Meeting ID: 814 0805 0912
 +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)

We are actively hiring for our 2024-2025 Academic Year.

  • Middle School Math Teacher
  • Middle School Special Education Teacher
  • Middle School Teacher Assistant(s)

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