Pirates Looking For All-Star Teachers
The nomination process is open now on the Pirates’ website though April 9. Teachers from Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties are eligible, as well as […]
Don’t wait to sign kids up for summer camp
Kidsburgh Ambassador Yu-Ling Behr is talking about summertime day camps for kids and why it’s important to get them signed up now.
The 50-year legend behind Pittsburgh’s own Mr. Yuk
Fifty years ago, a local doctor created the Poison Control Center and the Mr. Yuk symbol. When Dr. Richard Moriarty was a resident at UPMC Children’s Hospital, he realized the […]
Pittsburgh authors share lessons from Mister Rogers in new book
“All across the Pittsburgh region, we have people who are essentially applying the Fred method.”
Pittsburgh families find silver linings to a full year of social distancing
“I tend to like the intimacy that we tend to have right now.”
Nominate your teacher to the Pittsburgh Pirates All Stars
Teachers have had some of the most difficult jobs, and the Pittsburgh Pirates in partnership with the Grable Foundation want to recognize teachers. Pirates President Travis Williams says, “As a […]
Love your principal? Nominate now for Pittsburgh Penguins MVP
The Most Valuable Principal program will honor 15 principals from schools in Allegheny County.
Mars High School finds a way to produce ‘Mamma Mia,’ despite pandemic
“I’ve never in 17 years seen as much joy and happiness and tears.”
Pittsburgh high school students mentor and tutor younger kids
During the pandemic, tutoring is needed more than ever.
Check out these family-friendly February events
Kidsburgh Ambassador Yu-Ling Behr shares the best family-friendly events this month.
Mt. Lebanon students assemble personal care kits for local families in need
Global Links’ goal is to collect 21,000 kits by the end of 2021.
Inauguration of Vice President Kamala Harris holds significant meaning for Pittsburgh girls
“It’s not just about feeling represented. It’s about being represented.”
MCG Youth & Arts’ free classes give kids creative outlet during the pandemic
Kids need the arts, creative expression and personal connection more than ever.
Pittsburgh teen competes nationally as a top motocross rider
A 16-year-old from the Pittsburgh region is the second-best motocross rider in the country in his age division. Gavin Towers is sponsored by Kawasaki and travels around the country to […]
Pittsburgh teachers use technology to help kids learn in new ways
It brings excitement to kids wherever they happen to be working.
Dr. G on what to do when your kids are sick during the pandemic
“Right now, a sick day for one person in your home is a sick day for everyone in your home.”
Center For Theater Arts provides much-needed outlet for Pittsburgh kids
Nothing will stop kids from dancing, singing and acting their hearts out.
Vacant Homestead church converted into rope challenge course
Old churches have been converted into all kinds of things in Pittsburgh — a brewery, restaurant, apartments — but this is one of the most unique.
Black Girls Equity Alliance reports shocking biases in Allegheny County
One of the key findings is that black girls are ten times more likely than white girls to be referred to juvenile justice.
Free webinar series to help parents and caregivers
Kidsburgh Ambassador Yu-Ling Behr joins David Highfield and Heather Abrahams on Pittsburgh Today Live to share about the “So Now What? Helping Parents and Caregivers Navigate Back-to-School” series. Free webinars […]