Pittsburgh Barack Obama Academy of International Studies

Our Nation’s New President: Donald J. Trump

Liam Bates

On Friday, January 20, 2017 at 12:00 PM, our new President was sworn into office. I would like to start with a little backstory on our new President. President Trump was born...  Read More »

Jan 28

High School vs. Middle School

Honesty LeGrande

If you were to ask a high schooler about their general opinion of middle schoolers, there would be a fairly negative response. When asking various classmates and upperclassmen...  Read More »

Jan 13

Senior of the Week: Antoine Stribling

Senior of the Week: Antoine Stribling

January 10, 2017

Our Editors choice for Senior of the Week is............ Antoine Stribling! Antoine was chosen because he embodies the courage, strength, and looks of an Obama eagle! With his stylistic looks from day to ...  Read More »

Properly

January 4, 2017

Why can't I just be me? Instead of a lie you force feed Society? Why can't I wear out my hair? Not without stereotypes and sneaking stares? Why do I have to act a different way, And live...  Read More »

The Rave about Films: A Review of Fences – A Salute to Denzel Washington

The Rave about Films: A Review of Fences – A Salute to Denzel Washington

January 2, 2017

There are very few works of art that come along that give us great moments in cinema storytelling. Ones that capture our attention. Ones that entertain us. Ones that we enjoy. And ones that we remember....  Read More »

Band Leaders Interview: Tamia Coleman

December 19, 2016

Band Leaders Interview: Tamia Coleman Liam F. Bates   A few days ago, I conducted an interview with Tamia Coleman, a senior at Obama Academy, and an important member of the Obama Academy...  Read More »

Senior of the Week: Lainey Newman

Senior of the Week: Lainey Newman

December 19, 2016

Our Editors choice for Senior of the Week is........... Lainey Newman!! Where do I start? Well to start, the editor's seen Lainey as an outstanding person who lives to serve and lead. Lainey was chosen b...  Read More »

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Youth and Government Club Leaders 2016-2017

Youth and Government Club Leaders 2016-2017

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 »

Sep 25

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Close Game for Middle School Girl’s Volleyball

Lillian Schwartz, Middle School Reporter

In the eleventh match of the season, the Obama middle school girl's volleyball team was up against South Brook. Although the game was a close one, Obama sadly lost. For most...  Read More »

Nov 3

Fifa, Football, and Fantasy: Week 9

Fifa, Football, and Fantasy: Week 9

Toby Junker, Sports Writer

Fifa - Last week I touched on the pro scene and the EWSC and (for FIFA nerds like myself)  it was a joy toy follow this past weekend. The main story has to be about P...  Read More »

Nov 2

Fifa, Football, and Fantasy: Week 8

Fifa, Football, and Fantasy: Week 8

October 25, 2016

Fifa - Let’s take a little break from talking about FUT Champions and focus on the pro world of FIFA. The competitive FIFA scene has been in ...  Read More »

Obama boys lose double overtime heartbreaker in playoffs

Obama boys lose double overtime heartbreaker in playoffs

October 24, 2016

The Obama Academy boys’ soccer team lost its first WPIAL playoff game in school history 3-2 Saturday to Riverside High School at Cupples Stadium....  Read More »

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Senior of the Week: Abdi

Senior of the Week: Abdi

The Hurricane

Abdi, also known as Father, has been a great role model in the lives of the entire class of 2017. What makes Abdi so great is that he is able to lead our senior class to gre...  Read More »

Feb 5

High School vs. Middle School

Honesty LeGrande

If you were to ask a high schooler about their general opinion of middle schoolers, there would be a fairly negative response. When asking various classmates and upperclassmen...  Read More »

Jan 13

Senior of the Week: Antoine Stribling

Senior of the Week: Antoine Stribling

January 10, 2017

Our Editors choice for Senior of the Week is............ Antoine Stribling! Antoine was chosen because he embodies the courage, strength, an...  Read More »

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