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9th Grade IBMYP Summer Program 
The transition from Middle School to High School can be challenging. The IBMYP Summer Program is a one week session, designed to help students acquire the skills they need to thrive at Obama Academy in 9th grade, and to get a jump on everyone else. During the program special attention is paid to understanding the IB Learner Profile and content specific IB course preparation. The one week IBMYP Summer Academy is held at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary from 9:00 am -12: 00 pm. The program is offered twice over the course of the summer. Week one is July 24th-28th, 2017, and week two is July 31-August 4, 2017. Space is limited, so please register now 
 
 
 Summer Work
 Stay sharp over the summer.  Find your grade below and get started.
they are due your first week back to school.
 
 
GOOGLE AWARDS $75,000 GRANT TO SUPPORT STEM
INVESTMENTS IN PITTSBURGH OBAMA ACADEMY
Click on the press release below to learn about Google's exciting investment in the Obama Academy.
 
 
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Help Keep our New Learning Garden Green
 
Click below to sign up to take care of our Learning Garden for a week over the summer.
 
 
  

ms summer read club  
 
hs summer reading club
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
STAY CONNECTED
 
There's always something going on at the Obama Academy.  We have several ways of letting you know what's coming up, as well as what's already happened.
 
 
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The Obama Eagle is our award winning, student run online newspaper.
Obama Eagle
  
Every month, students receive a complete calendar of the month's events, printed on bright yellow paper.  If it didn't make it home to you, get another copy here.  
monthly calendar       
 
Please click to register for the IB Summer Academy
IBDP Summer Academy
IBDP Summer Academy: History & Theory of Knowledge
Carnegie Mellon University Doherty Hall 1117 & 1112:6/15, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (MAIN-Oakland) Research Days:6/16, 20, 22, 27
 
SENIORS- Get the latest Senior Class information by liking "Mr.Ehmans Film Class" on Facebook or following him on Twitter @Ehmansfilmclass 
The IB Learner Profile
is a list of 10 characteristics that IB schools around the world hope to develop in their students, staff, and families.
 
How many of these traits did you demonstrate today?
Principled
Reflective
Inquirer
Caring
Knowledgeable
Thinker
Open-Minded
Communicator
Risk-Taker
Balanced  
 
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