List of 5 news stories.

  • Jaydon Kurian Wins Middle School Spelling Bee


    Grade 6 student Jaydon Kurian will advance to the Western Pennsylvania Spelling Bee after winning Sewickley Academy’s Middle School Spelling Bee on Thursday, February 7.
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  • Senior Named Finalist by the National Merit Scholarship Program


    Senior Aydin Turkay has been named a finalist in the 2019 Competition for National Merit Scholarships.
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  • Senior Alina Mattson Reflects on her Second Trip to Haiti


    I had an opportunity to travel to Haiti with an organization called 
    Work my junior year at Sewickley Academy. What struck me about this organization was their integration into the communities and their promise to make families self-sufficient instead of offering outside solutions that would fix their problems short term. They do this by making sure both parents are in stable jobs and their children are placed in school. While in Haiti, we got to see first hand how Work functions and what they strive to achieve.
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  • Senior Selected as Candidate in the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program


    Senior Aydin Turkay has been named one of more than 4,500 candidates in the 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The candidates were selected from nearly 3.6 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools this year.
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  • In Memoriam: Joyce Ferris, Former Head of Senior School


    Joyce Ferris, Ph.D., Head of Sewickley Academy’s Senior School from 1992 until 2004, passed away on December 30, 2018, from complications during hip surgery resulting from a recent fall.
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Students Showcase Their Work During Ephemera Live

By: Anna Barry, Ephemera Faculty Co-Sponsor

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.

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