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 School News    July 29, 2014 

COTRAIC accepting applications for school

The Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center, Head Start Program, is accepting applications for the upcoming school year. Families who meet income guidelines and have children ages three through five years of age are eligible. Meals, snacks...

 
 School News    April 22, 2014

Ready Freddy kindergarten event at Arlington Pre-K -2 School

Parents of children entering kindergarten for the 2014-2015 school year are invited to bring their children to a Ready Freddy ‘Kindergarten Transition Event’ on Wednesday, May 7 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Arlington primary school, 2429 Charcot Stree...

 
 School News    April 22, 2014

Citizens Banks offering scholarship for students' community service efforts

To help students manage the cost of college and reward them for their volunteer efforts, Citizens Bank announced it is again offering the TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship. Now in its fourth year, Citizens Bank will award a total of $50,000 in college...

 
 School News    April 1, 2014

High school students invited to enter creative writing contest

Creative teens with a passion for writing can express themselves through Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s 2014 Ralph Munn Creative Writing Contest. Open to all high school students (grades 9 through 12) in Allegheny County, the contest is an...

 
 School News    March 18, 2014

Nominate for Carrick High School Hall of Fame

Nominations are open for deserving former Carrick High athletes to the Carrick High Alumni Sports Hall of Fame. Successful nominees will be installed at a luncheon on Sunday, May 25 at the South Hills Country Club. The criteria for a former...

 
 School News    February 4, 2014

PA Liquor Control Board extends deadline for student alcohol awareness video contest

Because of weather-related school closings, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board will extend the deadline for its inaugural High/Middle School Alcohol Awareness Video Contest by one week. The PLCB received an overwhelmingly positive response to the...

 
 School News    January 14, 2014

Annual 'Words to be Heard' scholarship contest underway

Western Pennsylvania high school seniors are encouraged to enter the Eighth Annual “Words to be Heard” Scholarship Contest sponsored by Edgar Snyder & Associates. The law firm is asking seniors to create programs that will prevent their peers...

 
 School News    December 10, 2013

School Board swears in new area board members

Following last week’s Swearing-In Ceremony, four newly elected district representatives joined the Pittsburgh Public Schools Board. Cynthia Ann Falls, District 7; Terry Kennedy, District 5; Carolyn Klug, District 9; and Sylvia Wilson, District 1,...

 
 School News    December 10, 2013

Nursing scholarships available to area students

Scholarship opportunities are provided by the Southwestern Registered Nurses Club to nursing students entering their final year of studies or who are actively pursuing advanced education in nursing. Students from Allegheny, Washington and...

 
 School News    July 30, 2013

Kindergarten... Here I come! at Children's Museum

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh will host its ninth annual Kindergarten... Here I come! event on Saturday, Aug. 10 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. supported by the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School, Agora Cyber Charter School and Hi5! Children entering...

 
 School News    July 9, 2013

Ready Freddy kindergarten club is in Arlington

Parents of children eligible for kindergarten in Pittsburgh Public Schools the 2013-2014 school year are invited to participate in Ready Freddy Kindergarten Clubs. Ready Freddy, a transition program designed to ease the move into kindergarten, offers...

 
 School News    July 9, 2013

Adult tutors needed to help area children learn to read

OASIS is looking for tutors to help children in the neighborhood learn to read. No teaching experience is necessary. Free training will be given to mature adults 50 and over. All materials, books, and supplies are provided by OASIS. Training...

 
 School News    July 2, 2013

Gordon J. Ruffin

Army Pfc. Gordon J. Ruffin has graduated from the Chaplain Assistant Advanced Individual Training course at the Chaplain School, Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. The course emphasized religious support, development of interpersonal skills, and unit...

 
 School News    June 4, 2013

Ready Freddy Welcome to Kindergarten transition event at Arlington PreK-2 June 5

Parents of children entering kindergarten for the 2013-2014 school year are invited to a special ‘Welcome to Arlington’ kindergarten transition event Wednesday, June 5 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Pittsburgh Arlington PreK-2 school, 2429 Charcot Street...

 
 School News    June 4, 2013

Scholarship to learn to play guitar

Pittsburgh Guitars on South Side is offering scholarships for eight free guitar lessons with an experienced instructor. To apply for a scholarship, submit either a short essay or video submission answering, “How do you best express your passion...

 
 School News    May 28, 2013

Peters Scholarship applications available

Applications for the Georgina Chamberlain Peters Scholarship are now available. The annual award is presented by The Brashear Association at its awards luncheon, Bravo, Brashear!, held in late October. The Peters Scholarship is given to an...

 
 School News    March 12, 2013

End hunger essay contest

The deadline is quickly approaching for Olive Garden’s Pasta Tales essay writing contest, which asks students “How would you help end hunger in your community?” Through Friday, March 22, Olive Garden’s Pasta Tales contest gives students in...

 
 School News    March 12, 2013

Kohl’s Cares scholarship nominations are due now

The Kohl’s Department Stores Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program will award more than $425,000 in scholarships and prizes this year. Ranging from $50 Kohl’s gift cards to $10,000 scholarships, more than 2,300 young volunteers who have made a...

 
 School News    January 22, 2013

Ready Freddy Kindergarten enrollment at Arlington School

Parents of children entering kindergarten for the 2013-2014 school year are invited to a special parent ‘Welcome Center’ on Monday, Feb. 11 from 8:15-9:15 a.m. or 1:30-3:00 p.m. at Arlington primary school, 2429 Charcot Street in Arlington....

 
 School News    January 2, 2013

‘Words to be Heard’ scholarship contest

Graduating high school seniors in western Pennsylvania are invited to enter the Seventh Annual “Words to be Heard” Scholarship Contest, sponsored by Edgar Snyder & Associates.  The law firm is asking students to create programs that will...