Senior Successes: Katie Hughes Makes a Joyful Noise in the Junior Mendelssohn Choir
For the fifth year in a row, senior Katie Hughes auditioned and was selected to be a part of the Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh. This one-of-a-kind choir showcases some of the finest young singers in the Pittsburgh region.
National Merit Scholarship Corporation Names Six Seniors as Commended Students
The National Merit Scholarship Program recognized six seniors for their exceptional academic promise demonstrated by their outstanding performance on the 2017 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®).
Senior School History Teacher Travels to South Korea for Professional Development
This past July, I traveled to South Korea with a group of American educators with the generous support of the Korean War Legacy Foundation and Sewickley Academy. This professional development connected me to my curriculum and past enrichment, which continually puts me in the learning seat, prepares me to contextualize historical events for students, and sets me up to share global perspectives.
We have been invited to play in this tournament for the second time. It is the East vs the West (Pa) where we combine teams with another school in our area. The format is similar to the Ryder Cup; the first 6 holes are better ball, match play; the second 6 holes are pure alternate shot, match play; the last 6 hole are play your own ball, combined score, match play. We played with Peters Twp. again and prevailed again. The girls had a solid showing, contributing to the overall huge win. It was a fun day for everyone!