The Foreword

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....

The Harvard College acceptance letter the student received. (He was kind enough to share the picture with EVERYONE!)

Student-Created Clubs at Allderdice: Doing Good For Others

April 1, 2022

Each year, Allderdice sends many academically gifted students to the world’s finest higher education institutions. An education from such universities promises a future of financial success and socio-economic...

Wednesdays delicious meal!

In Review: A Visit to the Allderdice Lunchroom

April 1, 2022

Q. Cumber is a world renowned food critic who travels all over the world to review the world's finest restaurants. So naturally, Cumber knew his next stop had to be the famous Allderdice High School. Everyday,...

Everyone loves student government!

Breaking News: People Care about Student Government

April 1, 2022

Over the past few months, it has come to the attention of the The Backword staff that student government has seemingly become something people care about. So, in our curiosity (and concern), we spoke to...

The fantastic Dice weight room is perfectly suited for senior citizens!

Is Dice Killing Your Gains?

April 1, 2022

Dice is known for many things, and for prospective students the thought of being an athlete and using our world renowned facilities only adds to excitement. The shining jewel of the athletics department...

The Fencing Club’s most recent project!

The Most Underrated Clubs of Allderdice

April 1, 2022

Here at Allderdice, we enjoy a wealth of extracurricular activities (as evidenced by our extensive club list). However, we at The Backword have noticed that some clubs do not receive the recognition and...

Ms. HenC, pitching at one her many major league baseball games.

Allderdice Teacher Becomes Highly Sought After Free Agent After Showcasing Incredible Throw

April 1, 2022

The entire baseball world is all a buzz about a local Allderdice teacher, Ms. HenC, who now finds herself a highly sought after free agent. Her popularity comes as students say she showed off an incredible...

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