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Perry After School 2017-18

December 19, 2017 – 6:22 pm | 128 views
20171212_152412 We've had some great After School sessions so far with the students at Perry High School. Check out some of their ideas, opinions, and conversations thus far this school year - and be sure to check back as work is added to their playlist!

Ronald McDonald House Charities: 2017 Red Shoe Ball

December 4, 2017 – 7:50 pm | 257 views
Print On Saturday, November 4th, 2017, Ronald McDonald House Charities supporters gathered at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh hotel to celebrate the night in black and white and to raise funds. Attendees recorded messages of hope to let RMHC children and families know that a large community is rooting for them.

Propel Braddock Hills Middle School 2017-2018

November 21, 2017 – 12:00 pm | 317 views
Students from Ms. Neal's class at Propel Braddock Hills Middle School share their thoughts, advocate for causes, and edit their own audio in the first trimester of radio club.

Believe Brashear 2017

November 20, 2017 – 4:48 pm | 204 views
P1040770 Occurring annually, Believe Brashear is an event the showcases the magnet programs, sports teams, and clubs Brashear has to offer prospective eighth grade students, as they make the important decision of selecting a high school.

Veteran’s Appreciation Luncheon at Brashear

November 9, 2017 – 3:59 pm | 178 views
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On Thursday, November 9th, Brashear students welcomed local veterans to the school’s library for lunch, conversation, and recognition of their service. The event was organized by members of The Future is Mine club.

Sherman Alexie Visits Pittsburgh Perry

October 16, 2017 – 3:50 pm | 217 views
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On October 16th, renowned author Sherman Alexie visited Pittsburgh Perry for a Q&A forum with students and read selections his #1 New York Times bestselling novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary. …

ProjectArt Launches in Pittsburgh

September 20, 2017 – 2:22 pm | 144 views
20170920_172751 The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh welcomes ProjectArt: a national arts education nonprofit organization that provides free after school programming.

Pittsburgh Public Schools 2017 Back to School Event

August 23, 2017 – 1:42 pm | 311 views
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Pittsburgh Public School students and parents talk about event activities, special guest Antonio Brown and more.

Teen Media Awards 2017

August 12, 2017 – 12:51 pm | 369 views
P1040638_web On August 12th 2017, The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh hosted the 2017 Teen Media Awards at the library's main branch in Oakland. The ceremony honored the works of Pittsburgh area youth through the Labsy Awards and the Ralph Munn Creative Writing Contest. Youth Express microphones were on hand to hear from members of CLP's staff, teen attendees, and community advocates to capture the spirit of the event.

Getting to the Point Season 1

August 8, 2017 – 11:25 am | 765 views
Youth-Philanthropy-Interns-500px In Summer 2017, eleven students created radio features while taking part in The Heinz Endowments Youth Philanthropy Internship Program. The resulting features cover issues identified by the interns during research and field work conducted throughout the summer. While SLB provided training and coaching, the features presented below were conceived and created entirely by the students.