May 24th was the last day this school year for our Big Brothers Big Sisters program where we partnered with BNY Mellon employees in downtown Pittsburgh. Participants this year included seven students from 6th grade, three from 7th grade, and two from 8th grade. Our students had the chance to participate in various activities and field trips with their Bigs throughout the school year.
Mr. Corbett set up an incubator in the sixth grade classroom. We have our first baby chicks hatched from eggs. Courtesy of the Penn State 4-H extension program.
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is holding the Children's Theater Festival this weekend. Urban Pathways students, teachers, and alums joined other volunteers to build the thousands of boxes for We Built This City.
ALGEBRA, May 16
BIOLOGY, May 17
LITERATURE, May 18
Juniors traveled all the way to Harrisburg to visit the campus of Harrisburg University. This day-long trip introduced the students to all the campus had to offer.
Our talent show is Thursday, May 11, at 4:30 pm. The talent show is to benefit the Smithfield church's homeless shelter. The admission for this year's talent show is any sort of donation: monetary, canned goods, clothing, etc. there is no minimum or maximum amount to anything donated.
Ms. Stanga develops 6th grade students' cultural awareness and math skills through project-based learning. Today they celebrated Cinco De Mayo while planning their taco trucks.
Next Board Meeting
The UP Interact Club will be conducting a book drive for the United Way of Southwestern PA next week, May 8th - May 12th. We will be taking donations of new and gently used children's books in room 216.
We all know the difference having access to books can make for children. Please give.