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B-W Council of PTA - Monthly Parent Meetings
If you'd like to be involved with PTA and get the 'big picture,' you're welcome to join us!
November's PTA Council meeting topic is Parent Involvement and we have invited Mr. John Schmotzer as our guest speaker.
The Baldwin-Whitehall Council of PTA is currently seeking volunteers to help on the Preschoolers Vision Screening program. Training for volunteers will take place on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at the Baldwin High School in room 322 at 9:00 a.m. Please call Sandy @ 412-881-4234 to volunteer!
Did you know???
•1 of every 20 children has an undetected vision problem.
•Amblyopia (lazy eye) affects 1 in 50 children. With early detection and treatment by age 3, a child can expect a 95% correction rate. However, if left untreated until age 7, the correction rate drops to a mere 5%.
•Color deficiency affects 4 of every 50 boys.
Timely treatment for vision problems can prevent lifelong visual impairment.
Baldwin-Whitehall Council of PTA sponsors vision screening for preschools located in Baldwin and Whitehall, as well as at Kindergarten registrations at Paynter and McAnnulty Elementary Schools.
Please Volunteer and be part this vital program. Training for the volunteers has been scheduled for Thursday, January 24, 2012 at 9:00 am in room 322 at BHS. To volunteer as a vision screener, please contact, Sandy Costantino by calling 412-881-4234 or emailing her at CstntnDave@aol.com.
Free training is provided by Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh in conjunction with the PTA Council. Vision screenings take place throughout the months of February through April. Screening sites include: St. Gabriel’s, St. Elizabeth’s, First Impressions, Little Hearts and Good Shepherd preschools.
New faces and new community event ideas are always welcome.
|Where||Baldwin High School 4653 Clairton Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15236 (Meetings are in room 322. Please enter the building through the main entrance.)|
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|Time||9:30 am–11:30 am|
More About Baldwin High School
The last step for students in the Baldwin-Whitehall school district is beautiful Baldwin High School, which recently underwent a dramatic facelift. The high school runs a full academic schedule for students in grades 9-12, including special education and English as a Second Language classes when needed.
In addition, the school offers a multitude of after-school activities, including a broad athletics program with large indoor and outdoor venues. The school holds impressive science and language labs as well and an extensive library with multimedia capabilities, not to mention an acclaimed cafeteria.
Baldwin High School also offers vocational education for students when requested and has a record of high college-placement rates for its graduates. The goal of the high school is to educate students comprehensively.
Other events here
- Baldwin Highlander Boys Basketball Camp June 17, 2013 / June 18, 2013 / June 19, 2013 / June 20, 2013, 9:00 am–4:00 pm