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

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

Boys' Ultimate Frisbee!

Boys’ Ultimate Frisbee!

Written by Levi Brown, Reporter

One of the three Obama Ultimate Frisbee team captains Sebastian (Archer) Tomasits was interviewed about what it is like playing Ultimate Frisbee. He wants students to know that it is “not too late to join the team” as he is looking for people to be... Read more »

March 7, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under Sports

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

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

Freshman Offers Advice to New Students

Written by Imani Smith

Dear Class of 2019, Attending Obama Academy seemed like a great opportunity for me. Meaning that since a plethora of schools got closed down I could not go to my home school, which was Langley. So then my home school became Brashear and I did not want... Read more »

May 13, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry, Student News

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

Naomi Allen’s Black Lives Matter Speech

Written by Naomi Allen

Obama student and AACAS member Naomi Allen gives a riveting speech on the steps of the Pittsburgh Board of Education building on May 15.  Read More →

May 21, 2015 • Comments Off • Filed Under Featured Multimedia, Multimedia, Sidebar Multimedia