Holiday Greetings from the New WPSBC Alumni Communications Team

Hello to all members of the Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children Alumni Association. President  Al Pietrolungo has established a WPSBC Alumni Communications Team.  The Team consists of: Ed Facemyer, Chair, and members: Tom Hesley, Ted Crum and Sue Etters.  Our goal is to make sure everyone receives up to date  information and  news on … Continue reading Holiday Greetings from the New WPSBC Alumni Communications Team

12th Harold Schlegal Memorial Dart Tournament

Anybody Want to Throw Darts? The Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children in Pittsburgh served as the location for the 12th Harold Schlegal Memorial dart tournament.  The host organization was Audio Darts of Pittsburgh, and 24 competitors threw darts from the evening of August 10 through Sunday morning, August 12. Nine of the competitors were … Continue reading 12th Harold Schlegal Memorial Dart Tournament

Health and Swimming Teacher Mrs. Geraldine Caputo Passed Away

Friends, I’m sorry to report that long time health teacher, swimming instructor, and inspirational coach Deannie Caputo passed away earlier this week.  She taught at WPSBC for at least three decades, and could often be found either in the gym, swimming pool, or classroom.  Here’s a link to her touching obituary. GERALDINE LEUENBERGER “DEANIE” (MURRAY) … Continue reading Health and Swimming Teacher Mrs. Geraldine Caputo Passed Away

Alumni Convention 2017 Cancelled! CANCELLED!

Friends, I’m sorry to report that we had to  cancel  the upcoming 2017 alumni convention in October. Various construction projects going on at the school have been delayed for various reasons, and so, were not finished in time for the convention. The school suggested that we cancel our weekend get-together, due to numerous blocked hallways … Continue reading Alumni Convention 2017 Cancelled! CANCELLED!

Alumni Bulletin 2017

President’s Introduction Hello Alumni! Welcome back to the 2017 edition of the Alumni Bulletin.  Hoping everyone is enjoying the springtime sunshine and all those flitting songbirds. Of important note: We’ll be hosting the convention a couple months later than usual this year due to bridge construction at the school.  So this year’s alumni convention will … Continue reading Alumni Bulletin 2017

2016 Fun Day Update – Bulletin Addendum

Friends, If you are planning on attending this year’s Alumni Fun Day Social on September 10th, 2016 at the school, please call Joanna Berkovic by August 31st, 2016, and let her know.  Even if you’re not bringing a guest, and even though this is a free-of-charge activity, we still need you to notify her if you’re … Continue reading 2016 Fun Day Update – Bulletin Addendum

Alumni Bulletin 2016

Alumni Bulletin 2016 Dear fellow alums: Another year has gone by since we last met at the convention.  I hope you all have remained happy and healthy in that time.  Finally, the temperatures are warming, and those favorite summertime activities are moving into full swing.  Hello summer! To cap off what promises to be a … Continue reading Alumni Bulletin 2016

Upcoming Regional GTCB Meeting

Hello Earlier this week, we submitted to the Advocate some information about our plans for the May 21st regional.  Below is that article.  Hope to see most of you at the regional.  I promise it will be a beautiful spring day to come to Oakland. Al   An invitation to Attend the Southwest Regional Meeting … Continue reading Upcoming Regional GTCB Meeting

Alumni Bulletin 2015

President’s letter Hello to all Alumni and friends: The school has given us the green light to resume our Alumni convention so as a result we will meet this summer August 7th, 8th, & 9th.  I’m happy to announce that costs for attending the convention will remain the same as they were in 2012.  Please … Continue reading Alumni Bulletin 2015

Alumni Bulletin 2014

  President’s Letter Dear fellow members of the WPSBC Alumni Association, Welcome to the 2014 edition of the WPSBC Alumni Association’s annual bulletin.  As per usual, we have lots of interesting and relevant news for you this time around, including a piece about our very own Ray Lantz, information about the school, and details about … Continue reading Alumni Bulletin 2014