Posted on Friday, December 7, 2018
On Thursday, second grade took a field trip to the Humane Animal Rescue shelter in the East End. While at the shelter, the animals received attention and socialization as the children sat near by reading some of their favorite stories to them. Children also paid close attention to detail as they did observational drawings of the animals. This action brings an awareness to the surface which allows for a deeper understanding and can provoke further questioning. It was evident by the expressions... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2017
US Olympic Gold Medalist and Pitt Women’s Basketball Coach, Suzie McConnell-Serio made a special trip to Falk School last week to visit the Middle School Chorus. Falk’s Middle School Chorus was chosen to sing at Pitt’s School Day Game against Cornell.
Falk 8th graders discuss their experiences with this Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh teen literary magazine
Posted on Thursday, November 2, 2017
Large Print student editor, Lauren Jasper (11th grade, Ellis School) and writers Brianna Kline Costa (11th grade, Pittsburgh CAPA), Gracie C. and Emma P. (each in 8th grade, Falk School) share writing and discuss their experiences with this Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh teen literary magazine. Have a listen! https://neighborhoodvoices.org/youth-express-large-print-literary-magazine
Posted by Room 22 on Friday, October 20, 2017
Over the past few weeks the 2nd graders in room 22 have been working to explore and explain just who are the people who help the Falk School function. Questions from the students arose surrounding: security cameras in our school, the fire alarms, secret places within the building, and the mysterious night crew, who helps to keep our school neat and clean. From the students’ questions, we developed interviews to be conducted with: Officer Guy Johnson, our Community Relations officer Mr... Read More
Posted by Cameron Barnett on Monday, June 12, 2017
Here's the first issue of A Little Gray Building: Falk School’s Literature & Arts Magazine! It features poems, stories, photos, and artwork of Falk students from kindergarten to eighth grade!
Posted by Cheryl Capezzuti on Thursday, June 8, 2017
Zoe Z. Hannah L. & Skyler E. We are delighted to share that three Falk students' designs were selected to be part of the 18 designs on the Belonging Community Voices poster for the Sprout Fund: Hanna L. & Skyler E. (a collaborative design) and Zoe Z. Sprout invited people living in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County to submit original works of art that express the concept of “belonging.” Nearly 250 submissions were received, including many from local youth... Read More
Posted by Kevin Goodwin on Wednesday, June 7, 2017
This is an animation that my students made after reading the book "My Father's Dragon." They created a list of scenes and a list of characters and props. They then made the props and characters out of paper. We used our tablet in the room to animate each scene from the book. Afterwards the kids developed a script based on the book and recorded themselves reading their lines. We learned about stop-motion animation in Technology at the beginning of the year and continued to explore it... Read More
Posted by Chris Andrews on Friday, May 5, 2017
We are proud to announce that Falk School was among the 2017 grantees of the Reitz Family Fund. Created in 2014 through a charitable gift from Michigan resident Kelsey R. Zachow and named in honor of her beloved grandmother, Ruth Reitz, the fund focuses on societal concerns that span generations while providing resources to transform the lives of people and animals. Falk parent Dawn Zachow is President of the fund and brought the opportunity to partner on the issue of Gender Diversity... Read More
Posted by Kelly Maddox on Wednesday, April 5, 2017
This wonderful article by two of Falk's faculty members appeared in the March, 2017 issue of PittEd - School of Education Magazine. We are very proud of the work that they are doing! http://www.education.pitt.edu/newsletter/PittEd/article.aspx?id=107#.WOUa61PysQ-
Posted by Rachel Campedel on Friday, February 24, 2017
The Falk Girls Basketball Team were in the St. Edmunds Basketball Tournament on Saturday February 18th. In the first round Falk played against Urban Pathways and came away with a comfortable victory of 32-8. In the championship game against St. Edmunds we won 27-22. It was a very close game , but with complete team effort on offense and defense we were able to keep the lead. Way to go Falk Girls Basketball!