“Elizabeth Forward students participated in an effort to help people who have young family members unexpectedly admitted to hospitals. First-grade teacher Denise Kahler brought the Zack Packs program to Central Elementary School after it was introduced to the district at Greenock Elementary in 2011. Through the program, backpacks are filled...Read more
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“Today, January 16, 2017, our nation will recognize the life, legacy and lessons of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This is a man who dedicated his life to serving others and peacefully fighting for unity, equality and civil rights. Oftentimes, our school-age children, and even us adults, look forward...Read more
With tons of kid-friendly activities, play spaces and learning opportunities, Pittsburgh truly is Kidsburgh. But even in this most wonderful city to raise a family, there are children who are hurting. Whatever is behind a child’s struggle—grief, illness, financial hardship, violence–we wish we could snap our fingers and make it go...Read more
I think the greatest fear for any parent is that their child will become seriously ill or be diagnosed with a chronic condition. I have been so very fortunate with four healthy children and only one with an extended (4 day) hospital stay. For many of us, it’s unimaginable to...Read more
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