The Foreword

From left to right: John Marino, Mike Matheson, Bryan Rust, Sidney Crosby, and Jake Guentzel celebrate a goal

Looking At Potential Adds For The Penguins At The 2021 NHL Trade Deadline

Alex Kiger April 9, 2021

With the Penguins poised to qualify for the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Pittsburgh will be an intriguing team to follow during and on the NHL’s Trade Deadline, which ends at 3PM Eastern on April 12th....

Look at all the fun he's having!

Our Courageous Superintendent Embarks on a Well-Deserved Vacation to Florida

The Palm Beach Tourism Board April 1, 2021

This 2020-2021 school year has been nothing if not unprecedented.  (You know this. You’ve already been told this in at least 80% of the emails you’ve received over the last twelve months.) For...

...eventually

SAT Day COVID-19 Cases Suggest Successful Reopening “Will Be Easy”

Doctor Fowchee April 1, 2021

It’s been a challenging year for Allderdice, after the reopening date for in-person instruction has been pushed back from August to November, to January, and now to April. Regardless of what may appear...

Gym teachers have helped students develop healthy habits this year

Rigorous Calorie Counting Assignment Cures Eating Disorders

DetoxTea.edu April 1, 2021

As we've completed just about a year’s worth of virtual learning, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many teachers have struggled with creating enriching lessons that will excite students and be suitable...

WIN Wednesday This Week

Dr. CoyBoi April 1, 2021

We will continue with WIN Wednesdays this week. These sessions are optional. However, if you do not join a session, you are more likely to have a LOSE Wednesday. We will continue to offer different high-quality...

The school faces a serious cleaning conundrum.

Is There Such a Thing As Too Much Soap?

Mr. Clean April 1, 2021

Anyone who’s attended Allderdice for any amount of time is familiar with this issue: You manage to make it to the bathroom, you find a stall with a working lock, and you come out to wash your hands feeling...

One Allderdice Student Has Turned On Their Camera Every Day. We Investigate This Anomaly.

One Allderdice Student Has Turned On Their Camera Every Day. We Investigate This Anomaly.

Nancy Drew April 1, 2021

Online school has been going on for far too long and I, like many others, have lost all motivation to attend my virtual classes. Most of the time they become the background noise to my daily routine. Making...

The Foreword is The Best at The Writing, Wins Pulitzer Prize

The Foreword is The Best at The Writing, Wins Pulitzer Prize

The Foreword, the student newspaper of Taylor Allderdice High School, won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. In its explanation for the award, the Pulitzer Prize board cited the paper’s courageous...

UPMC Buys the City of Pittsburgh

UPMC Buys the City of Pittsburgh

Dr. Munney April 1, 2021

UPMC has long been a staple of life in Pittsburgh. Their dominance over much of Oakland and Downtown is undeniable and it’s been a joke around the city that one-day UPMC will eventually take over the...

Science Teachers Vote To Adopt Bible As New Textbook

Science Teachers Vote To Adopt Bible As New Textbook

Jesus H. Christ April 1, 2021

On February 17, ceremonially coinciding with Ash Wednesday and the first day of Lent, the science department at Allderdice voted to adopt the Old and New Testament as a universal replacement for textbooks...

Oral Does it Again, and the Big 10 SUCKS

Sister Jean April 1, 2021

The first rule of March Madness is to expect the unexpected. Number 15 seed Oral Roberts University took down Big 10 juggernaut and 2 seed THE Ohio State University. While an upset like this is surprising,...

Former Counselor Mr. Hallway Takes One Last Big Fall

Former Counselor Mr. Hallway Takes One Last Big Fall

Guy Dance April 1, 2021

One of the most beloved school locations of Allderdice students are the Chambers of Guidance. You’ll find the chambers tucked away by what seems to be a perpetually locked door on the first floor. You’re...

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