• 2011-12 Programs

    One of the goals of Pittsbburgh Obama 6-12 is to develop the entire child, which means ensuring there is a comprehensive offering of athletics and activities for students.  Students in grades 6-8 will have the opportunity to partipcate in Interscholastic athletics in the City League, and students in grades 9-12 will field their own high school teams as well to compete.



    Beta Club: Academic Honor Society for students who have earned three consecutive reports of 3.5 GPA and demonstrate satisfactory citizenship.

    E.A.P. (Extended Academic Program): Focuses on tutoring in areas of need.

    Student Council: Elections will be held in homeroom for these student government positions.

    P.J.A.S. (PA Junior Academy of Science): Promotes a high level of knowledge and achievement in Science and a number of other science competitions.

    School newspaper

    Charles Drew Science Competition: Science competition for grades 6, 7, and 8 minority students.

    Ski Club: Students may sign up to ski at Seven Springs with this group.

    Black History Art and Essay Contest: Sponsored by the Federal Executive Board.

    All City Art Competition

    All City Music Festivals

    Teen Forums

    Chess Club

    Instrumental and Choral Performances

    Cheerleading, Pom Pom and Drill Team


    Pittsburgh Regional Science Fair

    PPS City Science Exposition

    Young Women in Science

    PA Junior Academy of Science

    Creek Connections

    Project THINK


    Middle School Musical

    High School Musical

    Pittsburgh Public Theatre's Shakespeare Monologue and Scene Competition

    Interscholastic Athletics:

    Grade 6-8

    Co-Ed Cross Country

    Boys and Girls Volleyball

    Boys and Girls Swimming

    Boys and Girls Basketball

    Boys and Girls Soccer


    Grades 9-12 (combined with Pittsburgh Milliones and Sci-Tech)


    Boys and Girls Tennis

    Boys and Girls Cross Country
    Boys and Girls Track and Field
    Boys and Girls Golf

    Boys Baseball

    Girls Softball

    Boys and Girls Volleyball

    Boys and Girls Swimming

    Boys and Girls Basketball

    Boys and Girls Soccer


    *Athletic physical examinations are required for each student for each different sport season. Parents must complete forms (look under Parents Tab-Forms). A limited number of free physicals are provided at school prior to beginning of season. They are announced to all students.