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 good experience to play against the best player in the Western Pa. area and one of, if not the best, the best teams in the Western Pa. area at Montour in the Pittsburgh Basketball Club Tournament. What impressed us so much about Robby Carmody's play was his unselfishness and ability to make his teammates better. We can learn much from his performance as he showed the poise of a senior on the court.
We are proud of how our guys rallied in the second half to play outstanding team defense to get back into the game, especially during the fourth quarter. We did a great job of taking charges led by Isiah who took a number of charges. Isaiah, Jett, Nate and Dave turned up the ball pressure in the second half. Unfortunately we had a season low total of assists, and we need to learn the value of patience on offense.