The Foreword

Math teacher Jay Slosky’s Precalculus CAS class “Greens Out for Goodman” on February 10, 2022.

Two Years After Loss, the Allderdice Community Honors Ms. Goodman

Gabriella Naveh, Editor-in-Chief May 8, 2022

Rosalind “Roz” Goodman, beloved math teacher and softball coach at Allderdice, was known throughout the Allderdice halls for her big smile, warm hugs, and endless humor. “She always carried this...

Taylor Allderdice High School.

Why Did The “Activity Period” Proposal Fail The Teachers’ Vote At Allderdice?

May 4, 2022

Students want a break. In a year that has been closer, but still not nearly “normal,” students are feeling burnt out. They want a time where things can slow down.  That is why when some students...

PPS students returning to school in the fall of 2021.

The Pittsburgh Board of Education Unanimously Approves Revised COVID-19 Plan, Drops Mask Mandate

Pavel Marin, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

On April 27, 2022, the Pittsburgh Public Schools Board of Directors voted to approve a new and revised Health and Safety Plan, originally required by law through the American Rescue Plan, according to...

Olivia Rodrgo performing at The Andrew J. Brady Music Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, on April 24, 2022.

Olivia Rodrigo’s Sour Tour: A Review

Alex Kiger, Sports Editor April 28, 2022

I am an unapologetically huge fan of Olivia Rodrigo, so when I was finally able to get tickets (trust me, you don’t want to know the price), I knew it was to be the experience of a lifetime.  So,...

Caeleb Dressel dives into the water during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, wearing a FINA approved ‘Tech-Suit’.

The Growing “Tech Suit” Trend

Andrew Sherbinin, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

With WPIALs recently over for swimmers at Taylor Allderdice and Western PA, many are now looking forward to resuming training over the Summer. Moreover, with various championship meets still on the horizon,...

Cast members captured mid-song during a musical number on the opening night of Cinderella. (Zoe Obenza-Bridges)

Cinderella, the Allderdice Spring 2022 Musical

Zoe Obenza-Bridges, Lifestyle Editor April 27, 2022

What's the one thing the Allderdice theater department and the pandemic both have in common? They are both forces to be reckoned with. The fall play of 2021 was the first theater production since the shutdown...

Tens of people attended Mr. Prez and Mr. Vice-Prez’s inauguration in the fall!

Student Government: The Secret To Their Success

April 1, 2022

The election for student government leaders at Taylor Allderdice High School was a fierce one, like we have never seen before. Students were amazed at the commitment the candidates demonstrated, and we...

The Pittsburgh Public Slaps logo.

Pittsburgh Public Slaps: Pittsburgh Public Schools Launches Fight Streaming Platform

April 1, 2022

There is a new place to watch all of your favorite local violence, as Pittsburgh Public Schools launched a new streaming service. Customers can now view all of the fights and any other incidents of violence...

The time honored pierogi race.

A Closer Look: The Rigged Pierogi Race

April 1, 2022

Everybody knows that baseball is not being played to the highest degree at PNC Park (as the Pirates are not good). Therefore, longtime fans have turned to a new entity to give them a sense of competitiveness...

Dr. McCoy meeting with Rachel and Simon.

Dear Dr. McCoy,

April 1, 2022

Last spring, Allderdice staff returned to the building for the first time in over a year. Counselors cleaned out their desks in preparation for the upcoming school year. In doing so, they found an archived...

Dr. Ham Omelette having such fun!

Former Pittsburgh Public School Superintendent: Where is he Now?

April 1, 2022

Almost half a year ago, the Pittsburgh Public School Superintendent, Dr. Ham Omelette, was forced to resign after a series of comical blunders—including a District-sponsored trip to Guantanamo Bay. Due...

The Dice Detective hard at work!

The Mysterious Disappearance of Time Slot 3: An Exposé

April 1, 2022

It was a dark and stormy night. There was an eerie feeling in the air, though passersby did not know what had happened at the time.  The silhouettes of PPS figures gathered in a poorly lit room to discuss....

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