Russia’s Role Against ISIS

Martha Yanders, Senior Editor

Putin has made a clear stance to combat ISIS in the Syrian region with long term solutions. Russia has led an anti-terrorist campaign in Syria where President Putin met with...  Read More »

November 24, 2015

Students with Talent: Obama Drama’s 2nd Annual Talent Showcase

Maya Lapp, Senior Reporter

Tuesday night Obama Academy’s auditorium was the sight of the second annual Talent Showcase, displaying singing, dancing, rapping, spoken...  Read More »

November 20, 2015

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Cancer Awareness Month Reflection

November 10, 2015

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of Breast Cancer. Both men and women are susceptible to breast cancer. Many people may know someone who is either...  Read More »

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Ben Eppinger All-Section WPIAL Player

October 27, 2015

 Ben Eppinger has recently been made All-WPIAL, the second time in two years...  Read More »

Math League

October 27, 2015

Top five reasons students join Math League? Getting out of class, hanging out...  Read More »

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Yazidi Captives

October 20, 2015

In the span of a little over a year, over 40,000 Yazidi villagers have been kidnapped at gunpoint by the Islamic State terrorist group ISIS according to the Yazidi Progress Party. Hundreds of Yazidi captives...  Read More »

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Refugee Crisis in Europe

October 11, 2015

As continuing global strife causes countries to tighten their immigration policies, an influx of migrants fleeing domestic issues within their country are left stranded or arrested at borders, particularly...  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...  Read More »

October 27, 2015

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Ben Eppinger All-Section WPIAL Player

Maya Lapp, Senior Writer

 Ben Eppinger has recently been made All-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 ...  Read More »

Tennis Team Victory

October 1, 2015

  The Obama girls’ tennis team played a match against Brashear at their home courts yesterday afternoon....  Read More »

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Students with Talent: Obama Drama’s 2nd Annual Talent Showcase

Students with Talent: Obama Drama’s 2nd Annual Talent Showcase

Maya Lapp, Senior Reporter

Tuesday night Obama Academy’s auditorium was the sight of the second annual Talent Showcase, displaying singing, dancing, rapping, spoken...  Read More »

November 20, 2015

Math League

Maya Lapp, Senior Writer

Top five reasons students join Math League? Getting...  Read More »

October 27, 2015

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New School Year

October 1, 2015

  “Out with the old and in with the new,” is the best way to celebrate Barack Obama Academy’s new academic school year this late...  Read More »

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