Four students from The Perse School in Cambridge, England, along with their chaperone, Ms. Helen Large, arrived in Pittsburgh on March 23 for a two week stay. Their visit was part of the inbound portion of the Perse Exchange.
Emily Szabo '21 won the Junior National Mogul Skiing Championship. The event was held in Sun Valley, Idaho, on March 13-19, 2017. She is the youngest competitor to win this event, and will represent the United States at next year's Junior World Championship.
1860 brought the outbreak of the Civil War and many of the Academy's students were drawn into the conflict. The Reverend Joseph Travelli's son was killed in action and the school was ultimately closed.