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The sky is the limit for our amazing Allderdice teachers embarking on the next phase of their lives!

Allderdice Teachers Take On New Careers

April 1, 2023

As the year is coming to a close, The Backword is sad to announce that there will be several Allderdice teachers who will not be returning next school year. We sincerely appreciate each and every one of...

Spring Break Trips 2024... Woohoo!

Announcement: Spring Break Trips 2024!

April 1, 2023

Dear Allderdice Parents, April is here! That means that it is Spring Break. WOOHOO. Although we have a week off from school, Allderdice students still have the opportunity to have loads of fun on our...

Allderdice more of a Living Hell!

Attention: New Guidelines Set by Administration to Make School More of a “Living Hell!”

April 1, 2023

In light of growing concern that in the post-pandemic, Allderdice has become “too laid back,” the school administration is taking the necessary measures to combat this issue. Released on Tuesday, these...

Hey, Dirty Dicers. Dice Dragon here.

Hey, Dirty Dicers. Dice Dragon here.

April 1, 2023

Hey, Dirty Dicers. Dice Dragon here. Your one and only source into the scandalous lives of the underclassmen idiots.  Spotted: It Boy and It Girl hooking up after the varsity boys basketball game....

“Purchase a ten-foot tall, traveling Piggy Bank to hold the money, and visit each school to teach kids the importance of saving.” - Health Teacher

Leaked Responses Reveal Students’ Innovative Ideas for Pittsburgh Public Schools Budget

April 1, 2023

As a part of the Elementary and Secondary School Educational Relief (ESSER), the Pittsburgh Public Schools was granted funding, amounting to roughly 25 dollars per each 6-12 and 9-12 grade student. To...

If you, or anyone you know has information on the location of the new Allderdice Lunch Lady, please contact local authorities immediately.

New Allderdice Lunch Lady Prospect Takes Revenge on Students

April 1, 2023

Many lunch ladies in the history of Allderdice have noticed that students notoriously take more than one lunch per person, without any repercussions. Many students here at Allderdice have admitted (anonymously,...

This is what you need to be looking out for.

Allderdice Public Health Crisis Due to Increase in PDA. What You can do to Prevent this Epidemic!

April 1, 2023

Attention Allderdice community, all students, teachers, and visitors must be aware of the public health crisis facing the student population at this dire time. And, no, this time, it is not the global...

These tunnels (like all else here at Allderdice) are very high-tech!

Pittsburgh Public Schools To Construct Underground Tunnels to Central Office; Prompts Disunion

April 1, 2023

The Board of Directors unveiled a new plan that would allow schools to express their anger directly to district administrators.  They would do so by constructing underground tunnels from every PPS school...

The new PPS Complaint Department.

Pittsburgh Public Schools Unveils New Complaint Department (It’s a Trash Can)

April 1, 2023

Pittsburgh Public Schools today announced an entirely new department dedicated entirely to complaints.  “It’s a trash can,” the announcement stated.   When The Backword asked for further...

Allderdice students rejoicing over even earlier start times!

Students Rejoice Over Even Earlier School Start Times

April 1, 2023

School start times are a common point of contention in school districts across the country. Many recent studies have found that most teenagers are chronically sleep deprived as a result of many factors,...

Its Bathroom Karaoke!

Teacher Tunes: Our Educators’ Go-To Bathroom Karaoke Songs

April 1, 2023

With the advent of karaoke in the Allderdice bathrooms, we here at The Backword thought it only fitting to find out what a few of our esteemed instructors love to belt out when home alone. Listen closely...

Our local Starbucks. Also known as first period to many of our students!

Starbucks Employees Spend Mornings At Allderdice

April 1, 2023

You might be seeing some new faces in your classes, as sources tell us that employees from the local Starbucks on Murray Avenue are planning on spending their entire mornings here at Allderdice.  The...

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