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Senior Class 2014

Posted on August 18, 2014
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Written by Yoka Naranjo-Rooney

This year’s senior class has been through a lot. In the past four years, we have attended three schools in two different buildings. We never started out united as a class, but in the last two years we have begun a maturing process.... Read more »

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Obama Alumni Travel to World Cup

Obama Alumni Travel to World Cup

Posted on June 18, 2014
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Written by Jonah Raether, Guest Writer, Obama Alumnus

With Futebol, Nothing Else Matters! Around the age of three, sometimes earlier sometimes later, kids all over the world are taught the basics of playing soccer, Futebol in Portuguese. In Pittsburgh and around the US, most kids learn... Read more »

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Running down a dream: Tyraea "Princess Raya" Gilliam shoots for rap stardom

Running down a dream: Tyraea “Princess Raya” Gilliam shoots for rap stardom

Posted on May 26, 2014
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Written by Rayshawn Edmundson, The Eagle Online Staff Reporter

Tyraea Gilliam, also known as Princess Raya, is an upcoming female rapper in our school, and has an ambition to become successful in the music industry.  She started her rap career by rapping in front of the fan, yes, the fan. She... Read more »

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Girls Scout group honored at Awards of Distinction Luncheon

Girls Scout group honored at Awards of Distinction Luncheon

Posted on May 23, 2014
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Written by Maureik Vickers, The Eagle Staff Reporter

It’s always nice to be treated to a luncheon, but Mrs. Walker Girls Scout ‘s recent trip to the Omni William Penn went beyond the usual  sit-down affair. After all, the group was one of the honored guests 2014 Awards of Distinction... Read more »

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 Obama artists clean up at MCG Invitational Exhibition

Obama artists clean up at MCG Invitational Exhibition

Posted on May 14, 2014
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Written by Sarah Parker, Co-Executive Editor

Congratulations to Infinity Hill, Myiya Peters and Tommy Brewton for their entries to the MCG Invitational Exhibition. Infinity received awards from Standard Ceramics and Touchstone Center for Crafts. Myiya won an award from the Mattress... Read more »

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Cinco de Mayo Fiesta a hit at Obama

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta a hit at Obama

Posted on May 14, 2014
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Written by Maureik Vickers

Every Year May 5TH is just another day to the average American and yet to the people Of Mexico May 5th is Cinco de Mayo. This year Obama academy displays another success at the great Cinco de Mayo party. Miss Finley enjoyed the preparation... Read more »

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Food Revolution becomes official in the city

Food Revolution becomes official in the city

Posted on May 13, 2014
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Written by Joel Macklin, The Eagle Executive Editor

Members of the food revolution club went down to the City of Pittsburgh’s Council Chambers. Their purpose there was to get Food Revolution Day recognized by the City for the big community event on the 16th of May. After a quick... Read more »

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Thanks to Essence Davis, a hard working Pittsburgher gets her due

Thanks to Essence Davis, a hard working Pittsburgher gets her due

Posted on May 11, 2014
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Written by Kayla Bush Johnson, The Eagle Online Reporter

When a number of 8th graders took up the risky challenge to write a 500 word essay about individuals who contributed to the history of Pittsburgh, Demeatria Boccella was a name that few had heard of. Yet Ms. Boccella has formed programs... Read more »

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What Are You Doing This Summer?

What Are You Doing This Summer?

Posted on May 1, 2014
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Written by Allie Rose, Obama EagleStaff Reporter

23 French and Spanish students are taking a trip to Madrid, Barcelona, and Paris! This opportunity allows them to explore the streets of these foreign cities, go shopping, tour the beaches (if any), and snap as many pictures as they... Read more »

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Personal Project Stress

Personal Project Stress

Posted on May 1, 2014
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Written by Kayla Bush Johnson, Obama Eagle Staff Reporter

10th graders this year are finishing up their personal projects for their overall grade. The personal project is a culminating piece of work in the IBMYP criteria which allows 10th graders choosing an interesting or inspiring topic.... Read more »

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