Middle School Student Wins First Place in Pennsylvania at the National History Day Competition
Grade 8 student Roshni Thakkar won first place in the Junior Individual Website Category of the National History Day (NHD) Competition for Pennsylvania. Her project was called “Nelson Mandela: A Conflicting Journey to Justice.”
Grade 8 students have been engaging their hearts, minds, and hands in the service of a greater good during their year-long humanities work. On Monday, May 21, they presented their culminating capstone project – The Museum of Citizen Action – to the entire Sewickley Academy community.
SA Inducts Twelve New Members into the Cum Laude Society
On May 21, 2018, Sewickley Academy’s Senior School gathered in Rea Auditorium to honor the academic, athletic, and artistic achievements of students during the annual Awards Ceremony which included an induction presentation for the newest members of the Cum Laude Society.
Sewickley Academy Girls’ Soccer moved to 3-1 with their first loss on Monday afternoon to South Side Beaver. In a physical matchup with lots of scoring opportunities, South Side Beaver came out on top winning 4-2. Sewickley hit fast and hard, scoring first off a an Olivia Rider breakaway assisted by Catherine Cable. In the second half, Sewickley added momentum to their attack with another goal from Ryder assisted by Marynell Dethero. Despite the loss, the girls walked away from the game with new data to inform their future play and are eager to compete with South Side Beaver again later this season. Sewickley Academy also felt the loss of multiple players sidelined due to injuries and looks forward to their speedy recovery.