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Perry After School Academy 2018-19

November 5, 2018 – 2:40 am | 12 views
perry 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!

Northside Stories…

August 9, 2018 – 12:22 pm | 73 views
forNV-01 On May 7, 2018,in collaboration with Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation, thirty-four 6th graders from Manchester Academic Charter School interviewed people who live and work on the Northside to learn more about its buildings, history and people. This audio contains excerpts from these interviews.This project was made possible with funding support from the McSwigan Family Foundation.

Faison After School 2018

February 27, 2018 – 12:57 pm | 79 views
20180306_173207_Crop_Low We're very excited to be back at Pittsburgh Faison for After School!

Pittsburgh Public Schools: “Whose Streets” Film Preview

February 15, 2018 – 5:00 pm | 175 views
P1040864-1 Pittsburgh Public students who lead Black student unions, gender-sexuality alliances, and feminist student unions preview the documentary "Whose Streets".

Streaming Justice Webcast 2018: Students Honor MLK

January 15, 2018 – 12:00 pm | 129 views
IMG_5203 On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, high school students hosted Streaming Justice, a live five-hour webcast. From 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., participants hosted the live webcast, selected the songs played during their segments and learned about the equipment used in a live broadcast. Discussions covered topics such as civil rights, youth engagement, public education and other matters of justice and equity.

Perry After School 2017-18

December 19, 2017 – 6:22 pm | 153 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!

Sherman Alexie Visits Pittsburgh Perry

October 16, 2017 – 3:50 pm | 276 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. …

Brashear After School 2016-17

May 24, 2017 – 4:55 pm | 600 views
P1040335 Brashear High School students celebrated International Women's Day (and Women's History Month!) by talking about special women in their lives.

Perry Community Day

May 16, 2017 – 6:00 pm | 385 views
IMG_0590 On May 16, 2017, Pittsburgh Perry Students Kara Anderson, Chereigna Jones, and Robert Hawkins hosted a live stream from Pittsburgh Perry Community Day, a part of Remake Learning Days.

Pittsburgh Perry Broadcasting Class: Preservation Podcast

May 16, 2017 – 2:33 pm | 618 views
P1040305 During the 2016/2017 school year, students in the broadcasting class at Pittsburgh Perry in association with the Young Preservationist Association and SLB Radio, learned about the history of the Northside, as well as holding discussions about their neighborhoods and communities.