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.
If there is such a thing as a good loss, this was it! NA is a quality team having gone undefeated in their section. They said that we were the best team they played all season. That said, some of our players did not play up to their expectations, but we still had a good showing, earning their respect. It’s not a bad thing for a player to be unhappy with aspects of her game, however, this is the time to fine tune whatever is needed as we move forward into our Individual and our team WPIAL tournaments. I am very confident the girls will do so as they are highly motivated and a hard working group! Go Panthers!