The Foreword

Burger King’s Impossible Whopper, made of their plant- based patties
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The Impossible Burger is Coming to Allderdice

Satyan Chickering, Staff Writer November 17, 2022

A few weeks ago at lunch, Allderdice students sampled the Impossible Burger, a plant based alternative to a traditional burger. The samples were accompanied by a form, asking students to record their thoughts...

Frick Park, where one senior participated in an internship over the summer.

How Allderdice Seniors Spent Their Summer

Hannah Schwartz, Arts & Entertainment Editor October 12, 2022

By now, summer vacation feels like a lifetime ago, even though school has only been in session for a month. For seniors, this was their last summer as an Allderdice student, and many of them spent their...

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...

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...

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). ...

Taylor Allderdice High School.

A Recent Rise in COVID-19 Cases at Allderdice

Jordan Sampson May 22, 2022

Since Allderdice has gone mask-optional, there has been a significant increase in COVID cases. On April 29, 2022, the day masks became optional, there was one reported case, according to the Allderdice...

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?

Alex Kiger, Sports Editor 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...

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...

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

The Allderdice Food Pantry: Proud to be a Dragon

Gabriella Naveh, Editor-in-Chief February 4, 2022

“Need to shop, honey?” “Yes.” “Come on in!” Those words can be heard throughout the Allderdice hallway, welcoming any student into The Allderdice Food Pantry. Contrary to its title,...

The Allderdice Art Gallery, filled with art created by students past and present, created and organized by Ms. Mager.

Doubling Up: Why Allderdice Art Teachers are Tasked with Instructing Two Different Classes at Once

Zoe Obenza-Bridges, Lifestyle Editor January 23, 2022

For the past two years (including the year and a half of online instruction) Ms. Moyer and Ms. Mager, art teachers at Allderdice, have been tasked with instructing two separate classes at the same time...

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