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Pittsburgh South Brook 6-8 News Archives

Check out Summer Programs at the Pittsburgh Children’s Museum, including Job Opportunities

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

“Children’s Museum youth programs offer meaningful activities and experiences for kids 10-18 years old to help them discover their potential, develop their talents and abilities and explore their interests.”

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Father’s Day Comes Early for Pittsburgh Dads

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Pittsburgh Public Schools Celebrate Take a Father to School Day

Board Member Mr. Mark Brentley Sr. visits PPS PreK classroom at the Pittsburgh Children's Museum

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…)

Linda Lane: Keep the main thing the main thing

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Pop City

May 16, 2012

Superintendent Lane Teacher Appreciation Message

Monday, May 7th, 2012

Please see a special message from Superindent Linda S. Lane for Teacher Appreciation Week (May 7- 11th)

August Wilson Center for African American Culture accepting video applications for Youth Talent Showcase 2012

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

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…)

Efficiencies Gained Through New Transportation Delivery Model to Save District $1.2 Million

Monday, April 9th, 2012

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…)

Deadline April 1, 2012: Essay Contest Asks Local Youth To Dream Big and Win!

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

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…)

Join Us! Help plan this year’s Take A Father to School Day

Monday, February 13th, 2012

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.

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2012 Pittsburgh Public Schools All-City Senior Band, Senior Choir and Senior Jazz Band Festival Concert

Monday, February 13th, 2012

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.

District and River City Brass Partner to Provide “Saturday Music”

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

The Pittsburgh Public Schools and River City Brass have teamed up to provide “Saturday Music,” a new free supplemental program designed to explore and grow the musical interests and abilities of Pittsburgh Public Schools students.  The program will offer the following five ensembles for students in grades 5-12: Bridge Band (grades 5-8), Youth Brass Band (grades 9-12), String Ensembles (grades 5-12), and Gospel Choirs (grades 5-12).    (more…)