Middle School Student to Attend Renowned Interlochen Arts Camp
“Lights, camera, action!” This is a familiar phrase to Grade 8 student Avani Venkat, who will attend the renowned Interlochen Arts Camp, a premier summer arts program for aspiring artists in grades 3 through 12, in Michigan this summer.
Juniors Mishon Levine and Luke Tyson co-founded Students Taking Action for a New Democracy (STAND), a new organization that is taking a STAND by empowering high school students to be engaged global citizens.
Sewickley Academy’s Science Bowl team competed in the Western Pennsylvania Science Bowl on Saturday, February 23, at the Community College of Allegheny County’s South Campus, tying with Shady Side Academy for first place in the Natural Gas division.
Middle School Students Compete in Battle of the Books
Battle of the Books, which took place on Tuesday, February 19, and Wednesday, February 20, at Quaker Valley Middle School, was a success for Sewickley Academy’s Middle School teams. Grade 6 had three teams participate, and Grade 7 had two teams enter the contest.
After a high-stakes tie-breaker round for Grade 6, the Reading Exterminators placed first and the Beaver Bandits placed third out of nearly 25 teams. The Grade 7 teams also participated in a tie-breaker round, one that exhausted all prepared questions from the judges. The Pageturners took second place out of about 20 teams.
We are so proud of all of our participants who took the time to read a wide variety of texts, build friendships, and have fun with reading!