July 9, 2013

Girl Scouts of Western PA – The Wonders of Water Journey

In the Spring 2013, 2nd and 3rd grade girls in the Girl Scouts of Western Pennsylvania after school program at Pittsburgh King PreK-8 learned about the many properties and uses of water through a variety of hands-on activities, named The Wonders of Water Journey. The Saturday Light Brigade worked with the scouts to discuss and demonstrate what they had learned from their different activities.

February 27, 2013

Pittsburgh King Prek-8, After School Workshop: Our Neighborhoods

On the fifth day of Pittsburgh King’s Radio Club students were asked how they felt about their neighborhoods. The conversation then segued into a round table discussion on local gun violence.

February 21, 2013

Pittsburgh King PreK-8: Advice for Younger Kids

Students in Citiparks’ After School Academy at Pittsburgh King PreK-8 followed up their earlier conversations on what they learned from adults and role models with this discussion, which focused on the advice they would give to younger kids.

February 19, 2013

Pittsburgh King PreK-8: Teachers and Presidents

Students in Citiparks’ After School Academy at Pittsburgh King PreK-8 had an opportunity to listen back all the hard work they’ve done in this program to date. They had the opportunity to record pieces from a day they missed or to choose their own subjects. Many chose to talk about what they would do if they were in a position of authority, such as a teacher or a president, and others talked about who their favorite role models were.