List of 5 news stories.

  • Alumna Donates Masks to Sewickley Academy, Other Local Schools and Local Organizations


    Elizabeth “Betsy” (Wiegand ’91) Wentz teamed up with Jason Leviere of Santom Upholstery in Ross Township to produce masks for local businesses in an effort to do their part to contribute and help support those who need protective equipment. Betsy, owner of Betsy Wentz Interior Design in Sewickley, purchased the fabric from Thibaut Fabrics and Santom Upholstery provided the labor.
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  • Four Grade 5 Students Receive Community of Respect Award


    As Virtual School wrapped up for the year, Head of Lower School Ryan Baxter notified four Grade 5 students – Giovanni, Bella, Nicholas, and Isabela – that they were this year’s Community of Respect Award recipients.
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  • Grade 8 Students Honored with the Annual John W. Heagy Award


    Head of Middle School Dr. Shannon Mulholland announced Abby and Max as the winners of the John W. Heagy Award, which has been given annually since 1994, during the Grade 8 Virtual Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, June 4, 2020.
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  • International Thespian Society


    Sewickley Academy is proud to congratulate four seniors – Mira Bhatia, Connery Brown, Catherine Cable, Eirnin Mahoney – who are graduating as Honor Thespians through the International Thespian Society (ITS).
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  • Sewickley Academy Inducts Eight New Students into the Cum Laude Society


    On May 18, 2020, Sewickley Academy’s Senior School hosted a virtual ceremony to honor the academic, athletic, and artistic achievements of students during the annual Awards Ceremony, which included an induction presentation for the newest members of the Cum Laude Society.
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Student Led Fundraiser to Benefit International Child Art Foundation

Junior Lilian Traviato will be hosting a fundraiser on December 18 from 4 - 6 pm in Gregg Theater to benefit the International Child Art Foundation (ICAF). 

Free and open to the public.

The event will feature children's artwork for sale. Each piece is a 20 x 26 inch work by a child from a different country. The Foundation will use the money raised to organize its 5th Arts Olympiad, a free program, in Philadelphia schools, and to help children stage their 5th World Children's Festival in the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on July 2 - 4, 2015.

Lilian has always had an interest in art. Her mother, grandmother, and great grandmother are all artists and art teachers, so she was exposed to the lack of funding in arts education from an early age.

When asked how she came up with the idea to raise money for ICAF, Lilian said,

It was in taking a course called Global Issues that I first came up with the idea for this fundraiser. Our final project involved creating a global have witnessed my mother and grandmother struggle with the lack of funding it receives for my whole life.

She researched different organizations until she found one that she could work with. ICAF was willing to send her lithographs of children's works from all around the world to sell, so they seemed like the best choice.

To find out more about ICAF visit: http://www.icaf.org

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