List of 5 news stories.

  • Global Studies Students Make Blankets for Children in the Mooncrest Community

    As the cold weather sets in for the season, Senior School Global Studies students collaborated with School Registrar Debbie Mankowski to make blankets to help keep children in the Mooncrest neighborhood in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, warm this winter.
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  • Senior Named a Semifinalist in the Coca-Cola Scholars Program

    Luke Tyson, a senior at Sewickley Academy, was named a semifinalist in the 2020 Coca-Cola Scholars Program (CCSP).
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  • Senior School English Students Presented “What Does it Mean to be Human?”

    On Friday, November 15, students in the Senior School English class "Looking in a Different Mirror" presented a multimedia experience called “What Does it Mean to be Human?” to students, faculty, and staff in the Events Center Media Rooms.
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  • SA Honors Military Heroes on Veterans Day

    The Sewickley Academy community hosted two Veterans Day assemblies on Monday, November 11, to commemorate the service of our military heroes.
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  • Spirit of Community Food Drive is a Success!

    Thank you to everyone for their generosity to the Spirit of Community Thanksgiving Food Drive. 
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EnVision SA 2024 is Moving Along

Last night, the Steering Committee met to continue their work on strategic planning on behalf of the school.

Things are moving along swiftly, and the following has been accomplished so far:
  • 15 interviews have been conducted with key internal (members of our community) and external (friends of the Academy) thought leaders 
  • Six forums have been held to gather the thoughts of Middle and Senior School Students, faculty and staff, parents, and alumni 
  • The Steering Committee, working with the initial data generated by the interviews and forums with respect to the Academy’s strengths, opportunities, and areas for future focus, has developed four constituent surveys to supplement and validate our initial findings.
These surveys will provide every single Middle and Senior School student, faculty and staff member, parent, and alumnus/a an opportunity to contribute to our planning process. In fact, the success of our process will depend on how many members of our community choose to participate. Last evening, the Steering Committee meeting was a learning experience or case study in why it is so important to have a variety of diverse voices at the table. In the group developing the surveys for students, adults read a question one way, but the students read it differently. This led to some judicious editing to ensure that it would be clear what, exactly, we are asking students. I hope that this small but significant example of the power of diversity at work will inspire everyone to put in their “two cents!”

Surveys will be distributed electronically on November 26 and will remain open until December 12. Our team of consultants at Concentrics will complete an analysis of the data collected and present findings to the Steering Committee, which will meet again on January 23.

Things are beginning to pick up speed, and it is exciting to see some common themes beginning to emerge. Stay tuned for further updates, and please be sure to join in by responding to the survey!


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