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PROFILE UPDATES


•   Paula Fingeret (Rulin) (1981)  11/15
•   Joanie Silberberg (Small) (1968)  11/13
•   James McCoy  11/12
•   Jamy Wright (Rankin) (1981)  11/12
•   Theresa A Foley (Schaffer) (1979)  11/9
•   Dino Borelli (1984)  11/9
•   Bonnie Smith (Clement) (1963)  11/2
•   Rebekah Modrak (1988)  11/1
•   Meryl Penner (1971)  10/30
•   Myles Bradley (1962)  10/29
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WHERE WE LIVE


Who lives where - click links below to find out.

22 live in Alabama
10 live in Alaska
162 live in Arizona
5 live in Arkansas
1 lives in Armed Forces Europe
1 lives in Armed Forces Pacific
934 live in California
127 live in Colorado
86 live in Connecticut
17 live in Delaware
83 live in District Of Columbia
1,144 live in Florida
199 live in Georgia
13 live in Hawaii
10 live in Idaho
166 live in Illinois
40 live in Indiana
8 live in Iowa
22 live in Kansas
28 live in Kentucky
21 live in Louisiana
24 live in Maine
400 live in Maryland
239 live in Massachusetts
119 live in Michigan
33 live in Minnesota
1 lives in Mississippi
46 live in Missouri
12 live in Montana
5 live in Nebraska
55 live in Nevada
24 live in New Hampshire
256 live in New Jersey
33 live in New Mexico
443 live in New York
169 live in North Carolina
4 live in North Dakota
385 live in Ohio
23 live in Oklahoma
56 live in Oregon
10,752 live in Pennsylvania
1 lives in Puerto Rico
15 live in Rhode Island
90 live in South Carolina
44 live in Tennessee
227 live in Texas
10 live in Utah
13 live in Vermont
1 lives in Virgin Islands
284 live in Virginia
70 live in Washington
37 live in West Virginia
33 live in Wisconsin
2 live in Wyoming
3 live in British Columbia
2 live in Nova Scotia
20 live in Ontario
2 live in Quebec
1 lives in Australia
1 lives in Belgium
2 live in Brazil
1 lives in Chile
1 lives in China
1 lives in Denmark
1 lives in Fiji
7 live in France
3 live in Germany
1 lives in Indonesia
1 lives in Ireland
34 live in Israel
1 lives in Italy
2 live in Japan
1 lives in Netherlands
1 lives in New Zealand
2 live in Norway
2 live in Philippines
1 lives in Poland
1 lives in Spain
1 lives in Sweden
4 live in Switzerland
1 lives in Thailand
14 live in United Kingdom
25,139 location unknown

MISSING CLASSMATES


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THE PURPOSE OF THIS WEBSITE

This site was created to connect and reconnect with Alumni and Friends (Faculty, Staff, Parents, and other Supporters)  of Allderdice High School. To join the Alumni and Friends of Allderdice (AFA), please register by completing your profile, following the instructions under the "Join our website" tab in the upper menu.

  • AFA members will have the opportunity to vote for AFA officers.
  • No dues are required for AFA membership.
  • Individuals who would like to become AFA members but who would prefer not to register on the website are asked to contact the AFA at allderdice1927@gmail.com

Our site is private, and all contact information that is entered is kept confidential, unless you choose to share it with other members.   Please click on the  JOIN OUR WEBSITE  tab  at the top of the page to learn how to register, and review the   Frequently Asked Questions  (FAQs)  from the menu on the left  for additional information about this website.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Hall of Fame Committee

The responsibilities of HOF committee members are to: 1-Review nominations for HOF honorees carefully and vote for their top candidates AND 2-Participate in planning and/or execution of Hall of Fame-related activities (e.g., event promotion, logistical coordination, communication with honorees, refreshments, school visit).

If you are interested in joining hte Hall of Fame committee, please contact us at allderdice1927@gmail.com by Tuesday, November 20, 2018.

October 27, 2018

We are deeply saddened by the tragedy that occurred this morning at the Tree of Life Synagogue.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families, Jewish members of our community, the Squirrel Hill neighborhood, and anyone else who has been impacted by this event. The AFA stands against all forms of hate.

Thoughts and Prayers

The AFA offers its deepest condolences to the families of the victims of the October 27th tragedy, including three Allderdice alumni:

Joyce Fienberg

Richard Gottfried

Rose Mallinger

Jerry Rabinowitz

Cecil Rosenthal

David Rosenthal

Bernice Simon

Sylvan Simon (Class of 1946)

Daniel Stein

Melvin Wax (Class of 1948)

Irving Younger (Class of 1967)

We extend our thoughts and prayers to the victims who are recovering from their injuries, including the courageous officers who helped to prevent further tragedy:

Officer Anthony Burke

Daniel Leger

Officer Tim Matson

Officer Dan Mead

Officer Tyler Pashel

Officer John Persin

Officer Michael Smigda

Andrea Wedner  (Class of 1975)

Alumni Journalists Share Their Thoughts

Journalists Niv Elis (2001), Howard Fineman (1966), and Indira Lakshmanan (1984) share their views on Saturday's tragic events.

 

Allderdice Students Organized Vigil

Current Allderdice students were among the community members who led the vigils held in Squirrel Hill the evening of October 27.  The Pittsburgh Post Gazette interviewed several members of the Allderdice community: http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2018/10/27/Two-vigils-planned-pittsburgh-mass-shooting-tree-of-life-synagogue/stories/201810270084

Dragons Win City Football Championship

For the second year in a row, the Dragons are the City champions in football!  They defeated the Westinghouse Bulldogs (18-8) on Tuesday, October 29.

Links to game coverage by the The Pittsburgh Post Gazette and TribLIVE are below:

The Pittsburgh Post Gazettehttp://www.post-gazette.com/sports/high-school-football/2018/10/30/Allderdice-Westinghouse-City-League-football-championship-Squirrel-Hill-Tree-of-Life-Synagogue-Cupples-Stadium/stories/201810310074

TribLIVEhttps://tribhssn.triblive.com/heavy-hearted-allderdice-defends-city-league-football-title/

WESA Series -- Dividing Lines: The Shape of Education in Pittsburgh

WESA (90.5FM), Pittsburgh's NPR news station, is featuring a series that may be of interest to AFA members called Dividing Lines: The Shape of Education in Pittsburghhttp://www.wesa.fm/programs/dividing-lines-shape-education-pittsburgh

Nobel Laureate Reflects on Her Days at Allderdice

Frances H. Arnold, PhD (1974), Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry, describes her high school days in this online Post Gazette article and video clip: http://www.post-gazette.com/news/science/2018/10/11/Nobel-winner-pittsburgh-chemistry-Allderdice-Caltech-Frances-Arnold-life/stories/201810110042?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=most-emailed-local&utm_campaign=Headlines-Newsletter

More on Dr. Arnold's childhood in Pittsburgh was published as a front page story in Sunday's Post Gazette: http://www.post-gazette.com/news/science/2018/10/16/Frances-Arnold-Nobel-Prize-chemistry-Pittsburgh-Edgewood-Allderdice-Caltech-enzyme-research/stories/201810130004

Class of 1979 - 40th Reunion: Date change!

The 40th reunion for the Class of 1979 will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the Fox Chapel Racquet Club.  For more information, please check their website (http://www.allderdice1979.com) and/or contact the organizers at Allderdice1979@gmail.com.

Allderdice Alumna Receives 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry 

Frances Arnold, PhD (Class of 1974) is one of three recipients of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry!  News reports include:  NPR (https://www.npr.org/2018/10/03/653915709/nobel-prize-in-chemistry-honors-the-power-of-evolution) and CNN (https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/03/europe/nobel-chemistry-prize-2018-intl/index.html).  Congratulations Dr. Arnold!

2018 Hall of Fame Honorees Announced

The AFA proudly announces this year's inductees:

Devra Davis, PhD, MPH (1964) - Public health/Environmental health scientist
 
Brenda Ekwurzel, PhD, MS (1981) - Geologist/Climate change scientist
 
Michael Himelstein (1972) - Composer
 
Tereneh (Mosley) Idia, MS (1987) - Designer
 
Jackson Wright, MD, PhD (1962) - Physician/Medical researcher
 
The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held at 7PM on April 26 at Pittsburgh Allderdice High School.  All are welcome!
 
 

Class of 1969: 50th reunion planning underway!

The class of 1969 is forming a committee to plan their 50th reunion. Please visit the reunion website for more information: www.mrspecter.com/tahs69