Just 24 hours ago, the Class of 2017 graduated from Urban Pathways. The ceremony was held at Bellefield Hall on the Pitt Campus in Oakland.
June 2 is the Carnegie Library's last visit of the school year. Any students needing to return books can do so tomorrow. Additional borrowed books can be dropped off at at local Carnegie Library throughout the summer.
These select students have secured their spot at the top of their class this year through the Typing Club challenge.
Panthers Peer 2 Peer Mentoring program made a trip to the Carnegie Science Center. The mentors and mentees had a ton of fun and engaged in learning and bonding during our visit. Our mentors were dedicated to supporting their younger peers and creating a positive experience for everyone.
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.
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.