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.
Saturday was the setting for the first round of the playoffs. The Panthers took to the field against Riverview at Montour High School. The first half saw both teams battle to get a rhythm for the game, however, neither team could find the back of the net. The second half was just as equally contested, however, Riverview struck first. With about 12 minutes left in the contest, the Panthers received a penalty shot and Alex Gordon scored the tying goal. For the next 10 minutes both teams had chances to score, but neither could muster the go ahead goal. But with about 2 minutes left in the game, Riverview scored the deciding goal to win 2-1 and end the Panthers season.