Pittsburgh Barack Obama Academy of International Studies

High School vs. Middle School

Honesty LeGrande

January 13, 2017

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

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 the first word that came to mind when thinking of... Read more »

Properly

Hope LeGrande

January 4, 2017

Filed under Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry, News, Student Life, Top Stories

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 by what you say, in order For... Read more »

Band Leaders Interview: Tamia Coleman

Liam F. Bates, Writer

December 19, 2016

Filed under Student Life, Student News

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 Band. She is one of our many... Read more »

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 »

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