Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a joyous time to remember those who have passed away. In Mexico, ancient Aztec traditions were combined with Christianity during the Spanish conquest. As a result, each year families construct colorful altars or ofrendas in their homes that essentially welcome the spirit of their loved ones on November 1st and 2nd.
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®).
In a very well played high school basketball game played in front of a packed house in our Events Center, we pulled out an exciting victory. Credit to both teams for outstanding sportsmanship and to both school's communities for a great show of support. Both student bodies were outstanding in having fun without crossing the lines of respect.
Clutch free throw shooting, 24 of 26, by the SA team that included a remarkable 18 for 18 performance by sophomore Isiah Warfield closed out the victory!!! Isiah led us in scoring with 27 points and in rebounding with 11. Isaiah Smith was 2nd in scoring with 18 points and rebounds with 6 while knocking down 2 clutch free throws with 17 seconds left in the game to move the lead to 3. Senior Dave Groetsch led us in assists with 6. Our seniors capped their home career the right way as Jared Washington played physical defense, especially inside and Will Nocito went 3 for 3 from the field to register 8 points in a clutch performance!
Wonderful team victory!