Pittsburgh Barack Obama Academy of International Studies

Obama Academy’s Third Annual Talent Showcase

Liam Bates

December 4, 2016

Filed under Arts/Entertainment, News, Student Life

Friday was an eventful night, with it being Light Up Night and all, but there was one event that was lesser-known and frankly, better: The Obama Academy’s Third Annual Talent Showcase. It was a night of, well, talent! There... Read more »

New Phone Policy: An Eighth Grader’s Perspective

Kenna Campbell, Middle School Writer

November 15, 2016

Filed under News, Student Life, Student News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Almost all middle schoolers became distraught upon entering Obama Academy 6-12 on the dreaded first day of school. Once the black doors closed behind them, the students were informed that they were to give their phones to staff... Read more »

Experience of Being an Exchange Student

Tonnam Ittisan

November 15, 2016

Filed under Student Life, Student News, Top Stories

“It’s not a year in your life but it’s a life in a year.” This is a quote that exchange students often hear. In one year here we meet a new family, new communities, friends, language, cultures, food, and more. We face ma... Read more »

Marching Band Leader: Morgan McMillan

Amber Davis

November 6, 2016

Filed under Student Life, Student News, Top Stories

The Obama Academy band is amazing! They perform at pep rallies, play their tunes at sports games, and they even represented Pennsylvania in the Washington D.C. Labor Day parade. Morgan McMillan, marching band leader, shared he... Read more »

Middle School Teacher Feature: Mrs. Miller

Jermond Leviege, Middle School Writer

November 3, 2016

Filed under Student Life, Student News

For this week's teacher feature, I decided to talk to Mrs. Miller. She is a 7th grade language and literature teacher at our school. I asked Mrs. Miller a series of questions and the following is the transcript of the interview... Read more »

Humans of Obama Academy

Humans of Obama Academy

November 3, 2016

Close Game for Middle School Girl’s Volleyball

Lillian Schwartz, Middle School Reporter

November 3, 2016

Filed under Sports, Student Life, Top Stories

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 of the first set, both teams maintaining a tied score,... Read more »

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