Let the Bidding Begin! Pittsburgh Mercy Health System’s Auction to Benefit Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh runs from May 27 to June 10, 2015!

Pittsburgh Mercy Health System’s Auction to Benefit Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh runs from May 27 to June 10, 2015!

Pittsburgh Colfax Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh 5th Grade Grand Champion 2015

Pittsburgh Colfax Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh 5th Grade Grand Champion 2015

Starting on May 27, 2015, Pittsburgh Mercy Health System will be auctioning a number of fun and unique items to benefit Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh. Dancing Classrooms is an arts-in-education program whose mission is to build social awareness, confidence, and self-esteem in children through the art and practice of ballroom dance. Your support will help to bring this important program to even more students and schools in our community.

https://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/item/browse.action?auctionId=236593138

Special thanks to our sponsors:  Netsmart, Fort Pitt Capital, and TCR & Associates

Pittsburgh Colfax Salutes the Important People in Their Lives

2015 Colors of the Rainbow 5th Grade Champion, Pittsburgh Colfax, held their annual VIP day at school.  We stopped by and the champions did some special dancing….take a look…

And if you were unable to join us yesterday, here is how we started…

Our introduction video…   We had this playing on the big screen.  A great way to lead into the introductions.  Attendees got to see what they may have missed over the past 6 years!

Congratulatoins to all of our finalists!

Here are all of our finalists from yesterday!

Our Bronze Medalists:

BRONZE-BANKSVILLE

Bronze Team-Pittsburgh Banksville

BRONZE-WLIBERTY

Bronze Team-Pittsburgh West Liberty

BRONZE-LINCOLN

Bronze Team-Pittsburgh Lincoln

BRONZE-LINDEN

Bronze Team-Pittsburgh Linden

BRONZE-PHILLIPS

Bronze Team-Pittsburgh Phillip

Our Silver Medalists:

SILVER-URBAN LEAGUE

Silver Team-Urban League Charter School

SILVER-SR THEA

Silver Team-Sister Thea Bowman Academy

SILVER-DILWORTH

Silver Team-Pittsburgh Dilworth

And our Grand Champion for 2015

Gold Team-Pittsburgh Colfax

Gold Team-Pittsburgh Colfax

Semifinals Video! Check it out!

Here it is!  The video from yesterday’s semifinal!  Great pictures as captured by Archie Carpenter, Mark Rogalsky, and Michael Skowron.

enjoy!!!!  Oh yeah-see everyone on Saturday!!!!

#DancingClassrooms Pittsburgh

SEMIFINALS SUCCESS!!!!!!!

It was a great Saturday at Pittsburgh Allderdice as our nine semifinal teams battled it out.  Close as always….Here are the results.  Gold teams adavnce to the finals Saturday May 2nd, 10am  Pittsburgh Allderdice High School!

#DancingClassrooms Pittsburgh!!!!!

All photos by the one and only Archie Carpenter

GOLD TEAMS

GOLD-BANKSVILLE

Pittsburgh Banksville

Pittsburgh Colfax

Pittsburgh Colfax

Pittsburgh Lincoln

Pittsburgh Lincoln

Pittsburgh Linden

Pittsburgh Linden

Urban League Charter School

Urban League Charter School

SILVER TEAMS

Pittsburgh Brookline

Pittsburgh Brookline

Pittsburgh Carmalt

Pittsburgh Carmalt

Pittsburgh COncord

Pittsburgh Concord

Environmental Charter School at Frick Park

Environmental Charter School at Frick Park

Turn Back the Clock Tuesday!

Turn Back the Clock Tuesday?  Well, we all can’t be perfect….and I let it go on for too long.  What, you ask, did I forget?  The 5th grade Colors of the Rainbow Semi-Finals video!  Special shout out to Archie Carpenter for the wonderful photos!