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Tryout tips for parents: Help your child make the team

Tryout tips for parents: Help your child make the team

As the school year starts up, our throats begin to tighten. Fall sports tryouts are underway, and our children are stressed. Chances are, you're feeling just as anxious for tryouts as your kids. Best case scenario, they make the team and happily transition into the regular season, worst case they don't and they come to you in a whirlwind of emotion that leaves you struggling to find a resolution.

Science Center announces i5 Digital Video competition winners

Science Center announces i5 Digital Video competition winners

More than 175 middle and high school filmmakers from 29 area schools and organizations explored the impact of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in their lives for Carnegie Science Center’s i5 Digital Video Competition, presented in partnership with Pittsburgh Filmmakers. The videos were viewed more than 7,710 times on YouTube, with 1,071 votes cast for viewers’ choice.

How to tell when your child is ready for music lessons

How to tell when your child is ready for music lessons

Although not every person is destined to be a concert musician, everyone can be a music maker, enthusiast and supporter. Giving your child the gift of learning music on any instrument is something to treasure, but finding the answers on how to provide this gift is not always easy.