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.
Sewickley Academy showed poise and composure in their 2-1 defeat of Winchester Thurston on Wednesday. Olivia Ryder scored the first goal of the game off an assist from Lekha Amin. Amin then scored the second goal by chipping an arching ball from a deflection off the goalie after a shot by Marynell Dethero. Winchester eventually poked in a goal with only 9 seconds left in the first half to keep the game close. After a scoreless second half, Sewickley earned the 2-1 victory. With the win, Sewickley moves to 7-1-2 on the season.