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The Student News Site of Allderdice High School

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The Student News Site of Allderdice High School

The Foreword

The Student News Site of Allderdice High School

The Foreword

Superintendent Wayne N. Walters speaks to City Council 
for the annual Take A Father To School Day proclamation.

“We’re About Half Full” Pittsburgh School Leaders Present Draft Facilities Utilization Plan

Pavel Marin, Staff Writer April 29, 2024

On April 3, 2024, the Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) board of directors received a presentation from district leaders regarding a proposal for a School District Facilities Utilization Plan. According...

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Barrier-Free Mental Wellness: Meet UpStreet Pittsburgh

Naomi Segel, Co-Editor-In-Chief February 18, 2024

The post-pandemic world has caused heightened loneliness and mental health issues for teenagers everywhere. Nearly half of American teens deal with mental health issues, however only 20% receive the care...

In Conversation: Meet New School Board Member Yael Silk

In Conversation: Meet New School Board Member Yael Silk

Pavel Marin, Staff Writer February 6, 2024

On December 4, 2023, Ms. Yael Silk was sworn in as the new School Board Member for Pittsburgh Public School’s fourth district. Ms. Silk succeeded Ms. Pam Harbin, and now represents Allderdice High...

ULA’s Vulcan Centaur makes its maiden flight

ULA’s Vulcan Centaur makes its maiden flight

Riley Ringold, Staff Writer January 31, 2024

At 2:18 AM on Monday, January 8th, 2024, the first United Launch Alliance Vulcan Centaur rocket lifted off from Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS). It was carrying...

Pittsburgh Public Schools Releases First-Ever Racial Equity Audit Report

Pittsburgh Public Schools Releases First-Ever Racial Equity Audit Report

Pavel Marin, Staff Writer January 2, 2024

On September 13, 2023, the Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) released its first Racial Equity Audit Report. Bloomberg Law News defines a racial equity audit as “an independent analysis by a law firm or...

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The Rise and Fall of Kevin McCarthy

Riley Ringold, Staff Writer December 4, 2023

Kevin McCarthy has served in the U.S. House of Representatives as a Republican since he was elected to represent the state of California in the 110th Congress. Over the years, McCarthy rose through the...

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Starship Integrated Flight Test 2; A Great Leap Forward for Spaceflight

Riley Ringold, Staff Writer November 26, 2023

On November 18th, 2023, at 7 AM CDT, the private aerospace company SpaceX conducted the second Integrated Flight Test (IFT-2) of its new Starship launch vehicle. This test flight, despite its ultimate...

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The invasion of the spotted lanternflies: A dive into the insects

Samuel Tobias, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

Those red bugs with little black spots? Spotted lanternflies. Most people know them as those annoying beetle-like creatures that people are constantly stomping on. In the past year, the bugs have become...

2023-24 Promise Ambassadors — The Pittsburgh Promise

Pittsburgh Promise Reminds PPS Families of its End in 2028

Sam Stavchansky, Staff Writer October 16, 2023

The Pittsburgh Promise, the privately funded scholarship for Pittsburgh Public School students to afford in-state university tuition, recently reminded families that its financial support for students...

Pittsburgh Brashear students participating in a youth court model in 2019. (Brashear Youth Court)

PPS Advances Program for Student-led Disciplinary Court

Pavel Marin, Staff Writer May 8, 2023

The Pittsburgh Public Schools’ Board of Directors approved a youth court program during its legislative meeting on April 26. The youth court proposal would allow participating-students to discipline...

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Board of Directors Passes Controversial Safety Grant

Pavel Marin, Staff Writer May 8, 2023

The Board approved a funding grant from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency with a two-part package. The District’s Chief of Operations Officer, Mike McNamara, proposed the commission’s...

Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Wayne Walters. Photo Credit: 90.5 WESA

PPS Superintendent Announces Proposed School Year Modifications

Pavel Marin, Staff Writer March 13, 2023

Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent, Dr. Wayne Walters, announced Friday to the students, families and staff that there would be proposed changes to the 2023-2024 academic schedule. Schools would...

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