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Dental Drill Appreciation Day | January 26, 2022

Jan 25 2022

On Wednesday, January 26, PCI is celebrating Dental Drill Appreciation Day. Toothbrushes will be given to students by the Dental Assisting program. They will be handed out on the first floor. The best way to avoid the drill is the practice good dental hygiene. So, avoid the drill and brush your teeth!

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Tie Dye Dress Down Day | January 25, 2022

Jan 20 2022

There are many types of tie dye patterns including spiral, accordion, crumple, ice dye, and stripes. Which one is your favorite and which one do you rock out?! Now is your chance to show what you got… Wear your tie dye on Tuesday, 1/25/22, for a tie dye dress down day.

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Sweat Pants Dress Down Fundraiser | January 21, 2022

Jan 18 2022

On Friday, 1/21/22, PCI is having a Sweat Pants Dress Down Fundraiser. All donations will go to the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium. Here is a fun fact: the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium is one of only six major zoo and aquarium combinations in the United States. Students – $1 Employees – $3 or…

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Compliment Day | January 20, 2022

Jan 18 2022

On Thursday, 1/20/22, we will celebrate Compliment Day! Compliment a teacher or student for their hard work and for being there in your life.

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National Popcorn Day | January 19, 2022

Jan 14 2022

On Wednesday, January 19, PCI will be serving popcorn to all students for National Popcorn Day. A popcorn stand will be on the 1st floor. Fact about popcorn: When popcorn was first sold inside movie theaters, almost 100 years ago, it actually helped buoy the business, which was flailing at the time as the country…

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January’s Employee of the Month

The Pittsburgh Career Institute’s Employee of the Month for January was awarded to Amanda Freiss. Congratulations to Mrs. Freiss! PCI thanks you for all of your work and dedication! Mrs. Freiss is one of PCI‘s Diagnostic Medical Sonography instructors and has been working in Ultrasound for 12 years. “My journey has truly been wonderful. I really…

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Rubber Ducky Day | Thursday, January 13

Jan 10 2022

Thursday, January 13, is National Rubber Ducky Day! Students can participate in a rubber ducky scavenger by finding the rubber duckies hidden throughout the school. It will be a quack-tastic time! Fun fact: National Rubber Ducky Day gets its date from Sesame Street, when Ernie said the toy’s birthday was on January 13. He loved…

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PIZZA PARTY! | Wednesday, January 12

Jan 10 2022

On Wednesday, January 12, it’s PIZZA TIME! PCI will be having a pizza party for lunch for all students. Stop down to the first floor and grab yourself a slice of pie. Fun fact: around three billion pizzas are sold each year in the United States alone, an average of 46 slices per person. Mamma…

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