Pittsburgh Barack Obama Academy of International Studies

2016-2017 Club Leaders

Louis Schoen III, Senior Editor

The Obama Academy Youth and Government Club is on its way to its first meeting with the club leaders being excited with a 68 total signup! The club leaders are: Lainey...  Read More »

September 25, 2016

Meet Your New 2016-17 Senior Editors

Louis Schoen III, Rosa Loewenstein, and Ellen Gaul

  Rosa Loewenstein and Louis Schoen III will be the proud new Senior Editors for your Obama Academy Newspaper. The two got their running start with media related things...  Read More »

June 8, 2016

Mardi Gras 2016

March 7, 2016

The Obama hallways were decked out in purple masks and beads as party goers in the community came to celebrate Mardi Gras this year. Mardi Gras has had  a strong tradition in the school since its origins...  Read More »

Shakespeare Monologue and Scene Competition 2016

March 7, 2016

The Pittsburgh Public Theater’s Annual Shakespeare Monologue and Scene Competition this year had almost 1,300 participants from over 80 different schools in the Pittsburgh area. Monday night twenty-s...  Read More »

Obama’s Re-Vamped Black Student Union

February 10, 2016

As a part of Black History Month, Obama’s Black Student Union has created a hash tag in efforts to promote the various events they will be holding! The hash tag, “#BHMOBAMA” or Black History Month Obama, h...  Read More »

Hillary and Bernie: Democrats on the Issues

February 10, 2016

So the country has entered yet another year of presidential campaigning. As the primaries and caucuses begin and each candidate tries to win public support, an inevitable question arises. What is the...  Read More »

Concepcion “Connie” Picciotto’s Legacy

February 1, 2016

“Live by the Bomb, Die by the Bomb.” That was one of many slogans printed on Concepcion “Connie” Picciotto’s protest signs as she stood vigil outside the White House for 30 years. Around 80 y...  Read More »

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A Win for Pittsburgh Public Schools

Maya Lapp, Senior Writer

Despite the old-age rivalry between Allderdice and Schenley, and now Obama, sometimes you have to set aside the animosity and celebrate the accomplishments of a fellow cit...  Read More »

October 27, 2015

Ben Eppinger All-Section WPIAL Player

Maya Lapp, Senior Writer

 Ben Eppinger has recently been made All-WPIAL, the second time in two years that an Obama Academy has had a player named this prestigious title. Ben has been voted by WPIAL...  Read More »

October 27, 2015

USO Vs. Alderdice Game

October 22, 2015

Uprep USO football team played Taylor Alderdice at Cupples stadium last Thursday at 7pm. It was a back to back game as fans cheered heavily for bot...  Read More »

Tennis Team Victory

October 1, 2015

  The Obama girls’ tennis team played a match against Brashear at their home courts yesterday afternoon. The match was 5-0 with three si...  Read More »

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2016-2017 Club Leaders

Louis Schoen III, Senior Editor

The Obama Academy Youth and Government Club is on its way to its first meeting with the club leaders being excited with a 68 total signup! The club leaders are: Lainey...  Read More »

September 25, 2016

Meet Your New 2016-17 Senior Editors

Louis Schoen III, Rosa Loewenstein, and Ellen Gaul

  Rosa Loewenstein and Louis Schoen III will be the proud new Senior Editors for your Obama Academy Newspaper. The two got their running start with media related things...  Read More »

June 8, 2016

Mardi Gras 2016

March 7, 2016

The Obama hallways were decked out in purple masks and beads as party goers in the community came to celebrate Mardi Gras this year. Mardi Gras...  Read More »

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Pittsburgh Barack Obama Academy of International Studies
Pittsburgh Barack Obama Academy of International Studies