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.
In an important section game in front of a large home crowd, the Panthers roared back from a 15 - 6 first quarter deficit to defeat the ranked Rochester Rams in a section game. We entered the fourth quarter tied, and Tatum McKelvey hit two big baskets to spark the Panthers to victory. Olivia Ryder hit the basket to put us ahead for good with about a minute to play, and Sam Smith made crucial free throws down the stretch. In the third quarter Alyssa Winters hit several important shots for us. Theresa Wilson was steady all evening from the point.