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Pittsburgh Public Schools Celebrate Take a Father to School Day
PITTSBURGH, May 17, 2012 –Hundreds of fathers across Pittsburgh took their children to school today. Instead of dropping them off and waving goodbye, they headed inside the buildings. Fathers, grandfathers, uncles and other adult males who have made an impact in the life of a Pittsburgh Public Schools student participated in various activities, such as field day, story time, arts and crafts and career talks. (more…)
Please see a special message from Superindent Linda S. Lane for Teacher Appreciation Week (May 7- 11th)
PITTSBURGH, PA, April 17, 2012 – The August Wilson Center for African American Culture (AWC), is hosting a Youth Talent Showcase as part of the Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board’s, “Imagine! Career Week.” In order to participate, interested students, ages 12-18, must meet application requirements and apply via application video by the deadline of April 20th, 2012. (more…)
Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent Linda Lane and Pittsburgh Promise Executive Director Saleem Ghubril will volunteer as “guest grocery baggers” to support the current in-store, at-the register promotion for shoppers to make donations to The Pittsburgh Promise, a scholarship program aimed at removing the financial barrier to higher education for eligible students graduating from the Pittsburgh Public Schools. From 12 noon - 1 p.m. this Saturday, April 14, at the Shadyside Market District, Dr. Lane and Mr. Ghubril will begin guest bagging and talking with customers about the scholarship program for city school graduates. The Shadyside Market District is located at 550 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232. (more…)
New 3 Tier Routing System Adjust Start and End Times of Schools To Allow for More Efficient Bus Scheduling
PITTSBURGH, April 9, 2012 – As part of Phase 3 of its work to build a sustainable public school system, the District presented strategies that adjust the way students are transported to and from school. Presented at this evening’s Board Committee Meeting, the three transportation changes – implementation of a 3 Tier Routing System, increase use of yellow buses, and the alignment of the start and end times of the District Accelerated Learning Academies (ALAs) – stand to save the District approximately $1.2 million annually. (more…)
The Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board (TRWIB) and the Allegheny Intermediate Unit are challenging local youth to dream big through the “Imagine! Your Future Competition.” Open to students of all school districts in the County, the essay contest is being held in conjunction with the TRWIB’s 6th annual Imagine! Career Week, April 26-May 4, 2012. (more…)
All men interested in helping Board Member Mark Brentley Sr. plan the 2012 Take a Father to School Day are invited to the kick-off planning meeting Monday, February 27, 2012 at Pittsburgh Obama, Conference Room from 6:00-8:00PM. For information please contact Mr. Brentley at (412) 734-1594.
You’re Invited! Come celebrate the 2012 All-City Festival Concert at the Pittsburgh CAPA 6-12 Auditorium on Thursday, February 16th, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.