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#WeArePPS Back to School Event 2019

For the seventh consecutive year, Pittsburgh Public Schools has teamed up with some great partners for our official back to school event, #WeArePPS! 

Every year, we welcome thousands of families to an event designed to equip families with the resources necessary to achieve a healthy start to the 2019-2020 school year.  #WeArePPS is open to all current Pittsburgh Public School students and will take place at Pittsburgh Obama (515 N. Highland Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206) on Monday, August 19, 2019 from 1-5 p.m.  This event is in alignment with district beliefs that we exist to serve students and schools and create effective family and community partnerships in every school.

#WeArePPS is your official back to school event with FREE food, book bags, haircuts, hairstyles, manicures, and school supplies. New this year, the Pittsburgh Pirates have been gracious enough to host the official Play Zone filled with inflatables and games for all students. For more information, please call (412) 529-HELP (4357).

A very big thank you to this year's partners: The Pittsburgh Pirates, Comcast, City of Pittsburgh, WAMO 100, The Beat 107.3, PT Services Group, Mount Ararat Baptist Church, Samitarian's Feet, Republic Airways, Familylinks, Riverset Credit Union, Dreamz Hair Salon, Aliya Wrays Beauty Parlor, and Destani Hair Salon!  This event would not be possible without their teamwork and contributions.

Haircut and hairstyles will be adminstered by stylists and barbers from Dreamz Hair Salon and Destani Hair Salon.  Manicures will be provided by Aliya Wrays Beauty Parlor.

NEW THIS YEAR! Pittsburgh Public Schools will provide uniforms and shoes while supplies last.

BTS 2019