Category Archives: Events

22 May

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

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

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, ...

10 Apr

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 Feb

Reading Celebration Days

Little Learning Warriors from Arlington Elementary visited the Carnegie Library in Knoxville for Neighborhood Learning Alliance’s Reading Celebration Day, with guidance from the Reading & Tech Warriors.  Planned and coordinated by Sasha Stankovic, NLA’s Warrior Program Coordinator, Reading Celebration Days ...

13 Dec

Parents Join Students for STEM & Literacy Appreciation

Morrow and Woolslair elementary schools each held a STEM & literacy appreciation night, inviting parents to come and experience some of the activities their children, the Little Learning Warriors, have participated in during their afterschool program.  The activities were set ...

14 Nov

Lights On Afterschool

Neighborhood Learning Alliance and Bloomfield Garfield Corporation hosted Lights On Afterschool event at Pittsburgh Arsenal. Our event was part of an Allegheny County-wide effort hosted by APOST to showcase, advocate for, and celebrate the importance of afterschool programs for youth. ...

26 Sep

Team-Building with the Warriors at Camp Guyasuta

The Tech Warriors took a trip to Camp Guyasuta to spend the day in active team-building exercises, getting to know one another and learning how to problem solve as a team. Camp Guyasuta offers 175 acres of land located in ...

16 Aug

Tech Warriors Welcomed back by Braskem’s Innovation & Tech Center

On August 16th, the Tech Warriors were welcomed back to Braskem’s Innovation and Technology Center for their second visit. Braskem is the largest producer of thermoplastic resins in the Americas and the world’s leading biopolymer producer, including the leading producer ...

06 Aug

HYPE Award Scholarships

HYPE Scholars event was held on Sunday August 6th at the Jeron X. Grayson Center. This event celebrated 8 Hype participants representing the following HYPE programs: Neighborhood Learning Alliance, School 2 Career, Higher Achievement, and Center that Cares. Two of ...