Author Archives: NLA Staff

30 Jun
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Summer credit recovery

Each year, we help hundreds of  high school students make up failed credits using NovaNet software. This summer, our staff members and volunteers are busy serving students in credit recovery locations throughout Pittsburgh. The photos below feature our summer NovaNet ...

30 Jun
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Summer program at BGC

Our annual summer program at the BGC Community Activity Center is now underway! In the photos below, Reading Warriors share books with the participating children. This program is a collaboration between Neighborhood Learning Alliance and the Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation.  

09 Jun
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Tech Warriors grow as makers, role models

By Ty G. Vojacek-Sobczak  This past semester was an exciting time for Neighborhood Learning Alliance’s new Tech Warrior program. Students from four elementary schools (Spring Hill, Woolslair, Arsenal, and Lincoln) worked with adult aides and teenage Warriors in afterschool robotics ...

09 Jun
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School year ends for GLO

Students in our Pittsburgh GLO afterschool program at SciTech ended the term on a high note with an award ceremony to honor their accomplishments. Students from all sites also took part in the Reaching Back Chess Tournament finals hosted at SciTech. ...

09 Jun
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Little libraries, big excitement

Have you heard of a Little Free Library? It’s a “take a book, return a book” gathering place where neighbors share their favorite literature. Repair the World: Pittsburgh is teaming up with NLA and other organizations to place these boxes all over ...

11 May
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SAT prep student dinner

Our SAT prep class students at Pittsburgh Milliones University Prep recently attended a dinner in their honor at the University of Pittsburgh’s O’Hara Student Center.

11 May
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May Madness Robotics Competition

Our Little Learning Warriors from Woolslair, Arsenal, Lincoln, and Spring Hill elementary schools participated in the May Madness Robotics Competition, and Spring Hill came in fourth place! Congratulations to the students, staff, and volunteers.

06 May
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Thanks, United Way donors!

Many of our Reading Warriors and Pittsburgh GLO students wrote cards expressing thanks to Neighborhood Learning Alliance’s highest donors through the United Way campaign. It was a great way for them to connect with people in our community who have ...

05 May
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Reading journals

Students in the Little Learning Warrior afterschool program at Arsenal Elementary keep a journal to reflect on what they’re reading. Jadiah used visualization after reading “Meet Addy” to draw a picture of what she thought the scene in the story ...

04 May
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Volunteer Spotlight: PNC

PNC Bank Managers volunteer with Obama students in NLA’s Pittsburgh GLO Afterschool Program Throughout the school year, the volunteer tutors in NLA’s high school programs have predominantly been college students from Pitt, Duquesne, CMU, and Chatham. College student volunteers fit ...

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