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.
It was a special night as we welcomed back our WPIAL and State Championship team from a year ago! A special pregame dinner and a pregame ceremony at center court brought back many wonderful memories. This year's team shook off a slow start prompted by Laurel's slowdown efforts in the first quarter to post a good victory over a good Laurel team.
All of the good play during practices and games is so important, but nothing beats seeing the alumni coming back and enjoying their time with our current players. We are also so luck to have our alumin families return and share fun times with our current families.