Parent Teacher Student Association
Thursday, September 24
Join Our Zoom Meeting
Our Mission: To support and provide resources to Obama Academy teachers, staff, administration and students by fostering an outstanding educational experience for all students through communication, engagement and unity. We are committed to diversity and celebrating differences. We strive to educate the community on the benefits of diversity and inclusion.
1st Obama Academy PSCC Meeting
Tuesday, September 29th
6:30 PM-7:30 PM
Link to Join PSCC Meetings: PSCC Meeting link will be emailed to you once you sign up for the meeting using the links listed in the chart in the attached letter, and at the bottom of this announcement. The monthly meeting links will close 48 hours prior to the meeting date. Participants who register will be sent the link 24 hours prior to the meeting. You must register to attend the meeting to maintain safety and security of our meetings.
Why attend? Attending Parent School Community Council Meetings (PSCC) is a great way to support your student and school! The purpose of the Pittsburgh Obama Academy PSCC is to provide ongoing communication between the school and parents, guardians and community groups regarding issues that are important to the success of our students.
When are they? In order to be inclusive of our families, the PSCC Meetings will take place September 29, October 14, November 11, December 9, January 13, February 10, March 10, April 14, and May 12 6:30 PM-7:30 PM.
Tuesday, September 29th PSCC Virtual Meeting
6:30 PM-7:30 PM
Annual Title I Meeting: You are invited to a meeting to learn about Title 1 at Obama. Title I provides funding for our school for various areas. At this meeting, we will talk about our Title I program and be available to answer any questions you might have.
Obama Academy Online Code of Conduct
Obama Academy Photo Days
Below is the schedule of upcoming picture days. Homeroom teachers will be reaching out with more specifics soon. 9th grade families with questions should reach out to their homeroom teachers immediately.
9th grade: 9 am-4pm Wednesday, September 23, 2020
10th grade: 9 am-4pm Tuesday, September 29, 2020
11th grade: 9 am-4pm Wednesday, September 30, 2020
8th grade: 9 am-4pm Monday, October 5, 2020
7th grade: 9 am-4pm Tuesday, October 6, 2020
6th grade: 9 am-4pm Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Photo Make up day for grades 9 and 12 only:
8:30 am-12:45 pm Thursday, October 8, 2020
If you are having technical difficulties with a district issued laptop please read the article below.
In-Person Technology Support
From Wednesday, September 16 until Friday, October 2, Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) is providing in-person technology support for students and families that are having trouble navigating their E-Learning device. Families can visit the following five schools for technology assistance Monday through Friday 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM:
Pittsburgh CAPA- 111 9th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Pittsburgh Carrick- 125 Parkfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15210
Pittsburgh King- 50 Montgomery Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Pittsburgh Langley- 2940 Sheraden Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15204
Pittsburgh Obama- 515 N. Highland Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Monday through Friday 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Families must bring their District-issued device, charger, and student log in information to the appointment. Appointments are scheduled in 20-minute increments, and families are asked to arrive ten minutes prior to the scheduled appointment.
Technology Resource Centers will be open until Friday, October 2, 2020, Monday through Friday 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Evening hours are available through appointment only.
Families must practice social distancing and wear a mask during each appointment.
Remote Learning Hubs