Author Archives: NLA

07 Dec
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Wireless Neighborhoods 2018 Cohort 9 Evaluation Report

Evaluation Report for Wireless Neighborhoods Cohort 9 for 2018 is now available.

07 Dec
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Wireless Neighborhoods 2018 Cohort 8 Evaluation Report

Evaluation Report for Wireless Neighborhoods Cohort 8 for 2018 is now available.

24 Nov
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Wireless Neighborhoods 2017 Cohort 8 Evaluation Report

Evaluation Report for Wireless Neighborhoods Cohort 8 for 2017 is now available.

22 May
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Creative Projects at the Frick

Little Learning Warriors in the afterschool program at Kelly School took part in creative projects at the Frick! In one of the Frick’s school programs, students are challenged to use deductive reasoning, visual literacy and critical thinking skills as they ...

08 May
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2018 Afterschool Advocacy Rally in Harrisburg

On May 2nd, our Tech Warriors took a trip to the state capital to join a rally advocating for the importance of afterschool programs. The Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) reported that “today convened nearly 200 advocates including students, ...

30 Apr
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SciTech’s Multi-Cultural Celebration

On April 17th the students, staff, and families at SciTech celebrated their 6th Annual Multi-Cultural Night.  Each year they celebrate the different cultures of the school’s families and staff. Many different local organizations have volunteered to participate over the years, ...

24 Apr
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Little Learning Warriors See Energy

The Little Learning Warriors learned about the light spectrum using refractor glasses!  The students learned that light is a form of energy and that our eyes cannot perceive every kind of light that is actually present.  Through the refractor glasses ...

16 Apr
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Hurricane in a Bowl

At Woolslair Elementary, the after school students used a hands-on activity to understand the winds and water of hurricanes while having fun playing with water, shaving cream, and food coloring to create their own “hurricane in a bowl”. In each ...

10 Apr
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Warriors Visit Baltimore

The Reading & Tech Warriors took a trip to Baltimore to visit a few important locations, both educational and historical. The Warriors began their trip at Morgan State University and were shown around the campus by a tour guide.  Starting ...

27 Mar
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Staff Spotlight: Keith Thomas

Keith Thomas is NLA’s STEM Program Coordinator.  Learn more about him below! WHO ARE YOU?  WHERE ARE YOU FROM?  HOW DID YOU GET HERE? My name is Keith Thomas.  I grew up in Los Angeles, California and traveled to Pittsburgh to pursue ...

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