Category Archives: Education

12 Jan
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School attendance training

Please register online for our next training, “School Attendance Matters.” You can also read about additional training sessions on our website. School Attendance Matters January 30 – 9 to 11 a.m. United Way, 1250 Penn Ave. Many afterschool programs are ...

06 Jan
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Tech Warriors on NEXTpittsburgh

Our Tech Warrior program is in the news again! At Woolslair Elementary in Pittsburgh’s Bloomfield neighborhood, building robots is a popular after school activity. On this particular day, students gather around a long, rectangular whiteboard spread across the floor. Some ...

05 Jan
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Reading volunteers at Weil

pghGLO students from University Prep have volunteered more than 90 hours reading with students enrolled in Weil Elementary’s afterschool program. After reading a book together, each student completed a reflection. Brianna from University Prep and Kanaerie from Weil read “A ...

31 Dec
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Tech Warriors in the news

A story about NLA’s new Tech Warrior program appears on page 8 of the January issue of The Bulletin: It’s 4:30 p.m. on robotics day at Pittsburgh Woolslair Pre-K-5 in Bloomfield. Among buzzing electric motors, rustling plastic parts, and the ...

29 Dec
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Student Voice: Shelly

Shelly, a participant in our pghGLO afterschool program at Phillips Rec Center in Carrick, wrote the following two poems as part of a free-writing exercise: Lonely, There were once two people Now there’s none Not even one What happened? Do ...

23 Dec
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Unity Circle at UPrep

Our pghGLO students at UPrep begin each meeting with a Unity Circle. In the photos, the students sit together and play African drums.

23 Dec
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Safety training on Jan. 9

Please join us for a free training, “Creating a Safety Plan for Afterschool,” on Jan. 9. The training will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. in Hill House Conference Rooms A & B, 1835 Centre Ave. Description: In today’s ...

19 Dec
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Samir Namoro at UPrep

Our pghGLO students at UPrep had an action-packed day yesterday. Samir Namoro, originally from West Africa, came to the program to share his experiences with the students. An Allderdice High School graduate, he speaks four languages and is currently enrolled ...

18 Dec
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Students give back

Through service learning projects, our pghGLO students are giving back to their communities in a variety of ways. SciTech students created handmade Christmas cards and collected toys and clothing for a local homeless shelter. UPrep students swept and collected litter ...

18 Dec
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Volunteers from United Way

Thank you to the United Way volunteers who recently came to our Little Learning Warriors program to interact with the children. Each of the volunteers worked one-on-one with a second-grade student from the program.

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