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Articles in Pittsburgh Public Schools

Manchester Academic Charter School – Cult. Studio

February 14, 2020 – 2:07 pm | 315 views
As part of a cultural literacy program, students at MACS host a podcast where they reflect on historical topics and literary themes discussed in school.

Manchester Academic Charter School: Black History Month 2020

February 14, 2020 – 1:56 pm | 92 views
In honor of Black History month, students at MACS feature prominent African American Pittsburghers through poetry.

Streaming Justice Webcast 2020: Students Honor MLK

January 20, 2020 – 4:00 am | 49 views
IMG_1766 On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, high school students hosted Streaming Justice, a live four-hour webcast. From 12 p.m. to 4 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.

Pittsburgh Faison K-5 ASA 2019-2020

October 15, 2019 – 11:41 am | 50 views
download Listen to 4th graders at Pittsburgh Faison K-5 ASA share their original writings in audio format! 

Streaming Justice Webcast 2019: Students Honor MLK

January 21, 2019 – 5:00 pm | 70 views
IMG_7653 On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, high school students hosted Streaming Justice, a live four-hour webcast. From 12 p.m. to 4 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. Students that participated in Streaming Justice are from area schools including Obama Academy, Oakland Catholic, Penn Hills High School, Nazareth Prep, Environmental Charter School, Sci-Tech, St. Benedict the Moor and Woodland Hills Junior Senior High School.

Perry After School Academy 2018-19

November 5, 2018 – 2:40 am | 34 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 | 146 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 | 111 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 | 211 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 | 158 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.