The Foreword

Kenny Pickett (left) and Mitch Trubisky (right) in Steelers training camp.

Who Should Be The Starter: Trubisky or Pickett?

Shane Birkenfield, Staff Writer September 21, 2022

Here We Go. Three words the city of Pittsburgh pridefully chants during football season. The Pittsburgh Steelers are one of the most passionate fan bases for a reason, they really do care so much about...

The Allderdice Food Pantry, stocked with food, menstrual and personal hygiene products, and winter clothing necessities.

A Sit Down with Amy Galloway-Barr: (Still) Proud to be a Dragon

Gabriella Naveh, Editor-in-Chief September 20, 2022

Last year, The Foreword sat down with Amy Galloway-Barr, Allderdice High School English teacher and creator of the Allderdice pantry. Now, only a few weeks into the 2022-2023 academic calendar, much has...

Jeff Petry, one of Pittsburgh’s additions in the off-season.

Meet The Additions To The Pittsburgh Penguins

Alex Kiger, Sports Editor September 17, 2022

As training camp gets underway and the first preseason games for the Penguins are only a few weeks out, the roster for opening night is beginning to be formed. While the Penguins didn’t make major changes...

Photo of Pittsburgh Allderdice sign, facing the intersection of Shady Ave and Forward Avenue.

Pittsburgh Allderdice Staffing and Personnel Changes

Pavel Marin, Staff Writer September 12, 2022

The summer saw significant staffing and personnel changes for the 2022-2023 school year.  12 grade Vice Principal Alessio and Principal Dr. McCoy are the only remaining administration staff from last...

Allderdice students participating in the walkout at the intersection of Forbes and Murray Avenue.

Allderdice Responds to Leaked Supreme Court Opinion

Pavel Marin, Staff Writer June 18, 2022

Following national news that a leaked Supreme Court opinion draft had been released by Politico, Allderdice students immediately began formulating ideas to express their outrage.  Here’s some background: If...

Pittsburgh Allderdice High School.

First Day Jitters: The First Day of Freshman Year

Abigail Naveh, Staff Writer June 9, 2022

The idea of your first day of high school is very daunting. It is a day that most students wait for with much anticipation. As it started getting closer to my first day of freshman year, one would think...

Allderdice Quiz Bowl team at Nationals in Atlanta, Georgia.

Allderdice Quiz Bowl Team Competes at Nationals This Past Memorial Day Weekend

Evie Passero, Sophia Hadi, Guest Writers June 4, 2022

The Allderdice Quiz Bowl team successfully concluded their 2021-2022 season this past Memorial Day weekend by taking a trip to the High School Quiz Bowl National Championship Tournament in Atlanta, Georgia....

No one, and especially the vulnerable members of society, deserves to experience financial stress that impacts their daily happiness in their routine or limits their future.

Minimum-Wage Jobs Must be Fixed!

Lilah George, Guest Writer June 2, 2022

Nearly 30% of high school students have a job for at least a portion of the school year, and 50% of youth ranging from 16 to 24 are employed. Minimum wage jobs are often thought of as starting teen jobs,...

Oneil Cruz bats on October 2, during his debut week at PNC Park.

Oneil Cruz, the Pittsburgh Pirates’ Future Slugger

Satyan Chickering, Guest Writer June 2, 2022

It is October 3, the Pirates’ last game of the season. With no hope of making the playoffs, PNC park is near empty, but the fans there are glued to the batter’s box, where the 6’7, 22-year-old shortstop,...

Racks of unique clothing and pieces at the Buffalo Exchange in the Southside.

Shopping Second Hand in Pittsburgh: Sustainable, Affordable and Trendy!

Zoe Obenza-Bridges, Lifestyle Editor June 1, 2022

Thrift stores have been around seemingly forever, with the first Salvation Army store opened in the late 1800s, and Goodwill in 1902. Lately, it appears that the act of shopping secondhand has been at...

AP Pilot: African American Studies

AP Pilot: African American Studies

Isaac Gildengers , Guest Writer June 1, 2022

For the next academic school year, CollegeBoard will be introducing a new pilot class, AP African American Studies. As of now, the CollegeBoard has not released the CED (course and exam description). ...

John Mulaney performing his Netflix special, Kid Gorgeous at Radio City, in 2018.

Why I Love John Mulaney… and Why You Should Too!

Abigail Naveh, Staff Writer May 24, 2022

On the first day of school, my teacher had us gather in a circle and asked us questions as an ice breaker. The questions varied from what is your favorite color, to what is your favorite movie. Since we...

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