Black Lives Matter Rally at the Board of Education

Black Lives Matter Rally at the Board of Education

Written by Naomi Allen

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the Black Lives Matter rally on Friday, May 15th. The rally was held in front of the Board of Education building in Oakland and began at 4:30 pm. There were about 100 students at the rally, the majority from Capa... Read more »

May 21, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under Local, News, Student News, Student News, Top Stories

Reflection on Baltimore

Reflection on Baltimore

Written by Acire McCloy

Is racism back? That is the question sweeping all over the United States. Take a minute to wonder… has it ever stopped? Baltimore 1968- faces two weeks of devastating riots leaving six people dead and  hundreds injured and incarcerated, property... Read more »

May 18, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry, News, Top Stories

Boko Haram Tragedies Continue to Escalate: #BringBackOurChildhood

Boko Haram Tragedies Continue to Escalate: #BringBackOurChildhood

Written by Bryn Young

Why Should We Care About Boko Haram?              Many children get kidnapped, raped, and killed every day  by the terror group known as Boko Haram. Women and men of all ages are also victimized by this relentlessly brutal group. Over the... Read more »

April 19, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under News

Boys Volleyball Championship

Obama vs Ambridge: Fans and Players Alike Written By: Cymon Butler On May 23, 2015, the Obama Boys Volleyball team faced the Ambridge Volleyball team in the Championships. While both teams had played extremely well, Obama ended up going home with the... Read more »

May 26, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under HS Game Reports, Top Stories

Girl’s Ultimate Frisbee Season Finale

Girl’s Ultimate Frisbee Written by: Rhonna Ly The Girls’ Ultimate Frisbee team took on the season with new members and fresh optimism. Although half of the team was introduced to the sport this year, the team had fun to the max. Captains, Rosa Vitti... Read more »

May 16, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under HS Game Reports, Sports, Student News

Obama vs. Sterrett: Middle School Girl’s Soccer

Obama vs. Sterrett: Middle School Girl’s Soccer

Obama vs. Sterrett: Middle School Girl’s Soccer By: Maya Lapp   As much as I love soccer, watching close games can be painful to me because I often just want to jump out onto the field. And Thursday’s middle school Obama Soccer game against Sterrett... Read more »

May 7, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under MS Game Reports, Sports, Top Stories

Black Lives Matter Rally at the Board of Education

Black Lives Matter Rally at the Board of Education

Written by Naomi Allen

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the Black Lives Matter rally on Friday, May 15th. The rally was held in front of the Board of Education building in Oakland and began at 4:30 pm. There were about 100 students at the rally, the majority from Capa... Read more »

May 21, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under Local, News, Student News, Student News, Top Stories

MCG Invitational 2015

MCG Invitational 2015

Written by Ivy Ryan, Senior Reporter

Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild has provided art classes to Pittsburgh Public school students for over 25 years. Recently MCG held their annual art exhibition, the MCG Invitational. This exhibition selects artwork from submitted portfolios of public... Read more »

May 20, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under Arts, Arts/Entertainment, Student News, Student News, Top Stories

Maya Lapp's Bolivia Trip Photos

Maya Lapp’s Bolivia Trip Photos

Written by Eamon Sheehan, Editor

If you may recall Obama student Maya Lapp traveled to Bolivia for over a month. Linked here is a gallery of a selection of her trip photos: http://goo.gl/nakrEH  Read More →

May 19, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under International, Student News, Student News, Top Stories

Escape Room Pittsburgh

Escape Room Pittsburgh Written By: Maya Lapp             Sunday May 24th, I went with another junior from Obama, Becca Tsapis-Mosse, sophomore Rosa Loewenstein, and Allderdice junior Nelly Kowalewski to match our wits against Pittsburgh’s new... Read more »

May 26, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry, Top Stories

Advice from Students to Incoming Freshmen

Written by Freshmen students

I do wish in the beginning of my freshman year I had had the mindset I have now. I believe nothing is ever impossible if you really work hard to achieve what ever the goal is. I wish I were more focused and more determined, only thing I can say for incoming... Read more »

May 19, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry, Student News

Reflection on Baltimore

Reflection on Baltimore

Written by Acire McCloy

Is racism back? That is the question sweeping all over the United States. Take a minute to wonder… has it ever stopped? Baltimore 1968- faces two weeks of devastating riots leaving six people dead and  hundreds injured and incarcerated, property... Read more »

May 18, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry, News, Top Stories

Obama Declassified- Lunch Time

OBAMA DECLASSIFIED By Professor ATX   Out of the many periods in a day, I often find myself wondering which one is the most useful. I mean really, how often am I going to be using Algebra after college? French maybe, if I ever go on that trip to... Read more »

May 7, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under Advice Column

Boys Volleyball Championship

Obama vs Ambridge: Fans and Players Alike Written By: Cymon Butler On May 23, 2015, the Obama Boys Volleyball team faced the Ambridge Volleyball team in the Championships. While both teams had played extremely well, Obama ended up going home with the... Read more »

May 26, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under HS Game Reports, Top Stories