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.
Ephemera, Sewickley Academy Senior School’s literary and visual art magazine, hosted Ephemera Live on Friday.
Ephemera Live showcases fine art not publishable in the magazine. This year, students and faculty showcased their inimitable talents. Hanna Peacock read a moving poem to start off the night and later artfully played her flute. Morgan Martin sang her own stunning version of “When I Was Your Man.” Joyfully, Mr. Connolly played an original composition on his guitar and treated the audience to his version of “Wagon Wheel.” During intermission, audience members were welcome to view students’ visual art. In a beautiful duet, Natalia Arbelaez Solano sang (in English and then in Spanish!) while Sam Casale played his guitar. Veronica Coleman read a touching poem to end the night. Master of Ceremony and Ephemera club president James Grosz hosted the event. With a chill, coffee-house vibe, Ephemera Live displayed artistic talent that moved administrators, parents, teachers, students, and staff.