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The Student News Site of Allderdice High School

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Attending a Student Voice Meeting

Attending a Student Voice Meeting

Sam Stavchansky, Staff Writer April 12, 2024

On Tuesday morning I was honored with the opportunity to attend a Student Voice meeting with two district representatives to discuss Student Life and Experiences here at Allderdice. During the meeting,...

The locked door of the second-floor main Womens restroom with a sign that reads: The closest womens room is directly upstairs or youll find one in the 2nd fl. annex.

Behind Allderdice’s Bathroom Closures

Isaac Gildengers, Staff Writer February 6, 2024

Over the past few years, both Pittsburgh Public Schools and Allderdice have implemented stricter policies to moderate student behavior and ensure safety in the school. Coming back from the pandemic, the...

What Movies Do Allderdice Teachers Play in Classrooms Before Winter Break?

What Movies Do Allderdice Teachers Play in Classrooms Before Winter Break?

Sophia Hadi, Staff Writer December 22, 2023

All year, students work hard in their classes and teachers work hard instructing these classes. However, there is one day everyone can look forward to and no, it's not the last day of school or the day...

Scenes from an Allderdice gym class.

Should Student-Athletes Go to Gym Class?

Samuel Tobias, Staff Writer December 21, 2023

Gym class is a subject that most students across the world have experienced for the majority of their education, but some wonder if the period is necessary or if simply doing a sport should count as participation....

Inside the Unmurdered!

Inside the Unmurdered!

Isaac Gildengers, Staff Writer December 13, 2023

  The Allderdice fall play just wrapped up and it was a tremendous show! This year’s production of  Unmurdered! was yet another success.  Despite being relatively short, the show was quite...

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Pittsburgh Public Schools Staff Displacement: What it is and How it Works

Nate Chinman, Editor October 30, 2023

The start of the 2023-2024 school year brought significant teacher staffing changes to Allderdice. Several teachers were displaced within the district, affecting homeroom assignment, available teachers,...

A gender neutral bathroom sign, representing the concept that Allderdice students were advocating for. (ADA Signs)

Failure of the Gender-Neutral Bathroom: A Reflection of Administrative Miscommunication with Student Initiatives

Oliver Garrett, Staff Writer October 26, 2023

When the students of a school are encouraged to take charge and make change, what happens when those empowering them to voice their concerns and vision fail to realize their students' vision? This was...

New policies will affect all Allderdice students in more ways than one.

Student Response to New School Policies

Riley Ringold, Staff Writer October 5, 2023

The administration of Allderdice High School has adopted a number of new policies for the 2023-2024 school year. The response of the student body has varied widely, from enthusiastic support to outrage....

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AIs in school: Helpful or Hurtful?

Samuel Tobias, Staff Writer October 2, 2023

In the final months of the 2022-2023 school year, the AI writing tool Chat GPT was widely used by the student population to gain an advantage in school work. As the new school year started, AI continued...

A few possible solutions to phone distractions in classrooms include a large phone locker or Yondr Pouches.

The Solution to Schools Introducing Phone Policies

Shane Birkenfeld, Staff Writer September 14, 2023

Taylor Allderdice, along with thousands of other schools around America, is introducing new policies to eliminate student phone use during instructional time. The devices are seen as a distraction to teachers,...

Allderdice Administration Announces Cell Phone  Pouch Policy; Prompts Petition

Allderdice Administration Announces Cell Phone Pouch Policy; Prompts Petition

Pavel Marin, Staff Writer August 31, 2023

On August 21, Principal Dr. James McCoy announced in his back-to-school newsletter that the school would adopt a cell phone pouch policy. The plan will be implemented during the second quarter. The principal...


PPS Announces New School Schedules And Suspends Student Citations

Pavel Marin, Staff Writer July 4, 2023

During their recent legislative session, the Pittsburgh Public Schools’ Board of Directors approved a new tier-based schedule. As a result, Allderdice will begin at 7:40 AM and will complete at 2:40...

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