Campus News

< 2021


  • Two Students Receive 2021 Pennsylvania High School Chinese Speech Award

    Sophomore Daniel Torres and junior Madeleine Wren received the 2021 Pennsylvania High School Chinese Speech Award, and their teacher, Jing Zhou, received the Excellent Mentor Award. This event is organized by the Asian Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh and the Chinese Language Teachers Association of Western Pennsylvania.
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  • The Senior School Presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

    May 27-29 at 7:00 p.m. | May 30 at 2:00 p.m.
    Melodia Plaza
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  • Senior Awarded Ralph B. Canterbury Scholarship

    Clearview Federal Credit Union has selected Senior Kipauno Washington as one of ten students in Southwestern Pennsylvania to receive a $1,500 scholarship for the 22nd Annual Ralph B. Canterbury Scholarship.
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  • Freshman Entrepreneur Recognized on Pittsburgh Today Live

    Freshman Claudia Kronk, owner of Desserts by Claudia, was featured on KDKA's Pittsburgh Today Live (PTL) Deal Days on Friday, April 16. 
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  • Senior Named Recipient of the WPIAL James Collins Scholar-Athlete Scholarship Award

    Senior Jacquelyn (JJ) Jardini was one of 20 scholar-athletes who received a James Collins Scholar-Athlete Scholarship Award from the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL).
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  • Remembering Sira Metzinger

    The Academy is very sad to share with you the news of Sira Metzinger’s passing. Sira served the school for a remarkable 41 years, teaching two generations of students French and Italian.
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  • Middle School Teacher Selected as a Winner of a Gilder Lehrman Institute Contest

    Middle School history teacher Kate Lukaszewicz was selected as one of the 10 winners of the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s inaugural "American History in 100 Documents: An Innovative Curriculum Contest."
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  • Freshman Published in Pre-Collegiate Global Health Review

    Freshman Abby Bojalad had her article, "Healthcare Disparities in Rural Regions of the United States," published in the Pre-Collegiate Global Health Review (PGHR).
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  • Sewickley Academy‚Äôs Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Plan Is Available Online

    In a letter shared with the community on Monday, April 5, Board Chair Kate (Poppenberg '82) Pigman and Head of School Kolia O'Connor wrote, "The plan represents just the latest step in the long journey on which Sewickley Academy has been embarked over the last three-plus decades to strengthen our school by strengthening our community. We know that relationships are at the heart of any outstanding education, and the community is best positioned to support the development of those relationships when it is diverse, equitable, inclusive, and socially just." 
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  • Seven Senior School Students Receive Pittsburgh Regional Scholastic Writing Awards

    Seven Senior School students received high honors in the 2021 Pittsburgh Regional Scholastic Writing competition, a program sponsored by the Western Pennsylvania Writing Project.
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  • Sewickley Academy Takes Third Place in the Western Pennsylvania Science Bowl Competition

    On Saturday, February 27, 2021, the Sewickley Academy Science Bowl team participated in the Western Pennsylvania Science Bowl competition, which was completely virtual this year.
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  • Three Seniors Named Finalists in NMSP

    Seniors Aidan Ragoowansi, Navin Rana, and Aeyoung Song have been named finalists in the 2021 Competition for National Merit Scholarships.
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  • A Message from the Head of School on Violence and Hate Language Directed at the AAPI Community

    Dear Sewickley Academy Community,
    In the past year, there has been an upturn in violence and hate language directed at American Asian and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) across the United States. It has been difficult to capture and absorb the multiple moments of pain that many in this extended community have experienced.

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  • Remembering Mr. Cavalier

    It is with great sadness and a profound sense of loss that we share with the community that James E. Cavalier, our revered founding Head of Senior School, passed on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at age 93 due to complications from COVID-19.
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