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    Teens who spend time in Downtown Pittsburgh say they need a welcoming neighborhood, more safe spaces

    90.5 WESA | By Sarah Schneider Published January 26, 2023 at 5:35 AM EST Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey and City Council President Theresa Kail-Smith plan to establish an advisory committee that will be tasked with opening centers as part of Gainey’s “Plan for Peace.”

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  •  Pittsburgh CAPA graduate accepted to world-renowned dance company

    Pittsburgh CAPA graduate accepted to world-renowned dance company

    Garland, 20, joined Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts school (CAPA) in eighth grade and received classical training. Since then, he’s been involved in numerous companies, programs, and camps, the most notable of which is his recent admission to the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. He’s making the move during his junior year at University of Southern California's Glorya Kaufman School of Dance and the middle of Ailey’s season.

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  •  Surprise bicycle delivery made at Pittsburgh elementary school

    Surprise bicycle delivery made at Pittsburgh elementary school

    PITTSBURGH — Kindergarten students at Pittsburgh Minadeo PreK-5 in Squirrel Hill started cruising in physical education class on Monday, thanks to a surprise delivery of 24 bicycles. Engineering company HDR and All Kids Bike provided the school with the bikes, helmets, and more, as part of an initiative that seeks to teach kids how to ride at school.

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  • Hours 9:10AM - 3:55PM
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  • Students 165
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  • Are you looking to provide your child with the opportunity to become an internationally minded citizen of the world? If so, we have the program for you!

    Pittsburgh Linden PreK-5 is a whole-school language elementary Magnet located in the neighborhood of Point Breeze. We provide a Pre-Kindergarten to fifth-grade program, where students receive language and culture exposure in Mandarin Chinese. All incoming Kindergarten students will be enrolled in the Mandarin Chinese language program. Students will learn to speak, read, and write in Chinese from our certified and bilingual foreign language teacher and experience the infusion of the culture and language through daily activities, interdisciplinary activities, and celebrations, such as, Chinese New Year. Those students in the Mandarin Magnet program have the opportunity to continue in the International Baccalaureate Magnet Program at Pittsburgh Obama 6-12 in 6th grade.

    The motto of Pittsburgh Linden PreK-5 is to Be Respectful, Be Responsible and Be Safe, which help students to develop self-control, character, orderliness, safety, and efficiency.

    Pittsburgh Linden PreK-5 offers a variety of extracurricular activities to students. These activities include: Safety Patrol, Chorus K-5, Instrumental Music, School-Wide Community Service Projects, Intramurals, Team Sports (Swimming, Basketball, Track and Field), Chinese cultural celebrations, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts Artist in Residency Program, and the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and After-School Clubs (Art Club, and Strong Women Strong Girls).

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        Linden K-5, located at 725 S Linden Ave, was built in 1903. The 4 story building a total area of 60,252 square feet.

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