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 lost a tough away game to section rival OLSH on Monday night. After a day off school, Sewickley started flat. OLSH capitalized and put Sewickley on their heels after scoring two goals in the first half. Sewickley found an answer in the second half and scored two goals to tie the game. Olivia Ryder beautifully finished the first goal and Marynell Dethero added the second off a penalty kick soon after. Late in the second half OLSH regained the lead via penalty kick and the final score read 3-2 in favor of OLSH. Sewickley moves to 9-3-2 on the season.