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®).
Congratulations to the varsity ice hockey team for defeating Fox Chapel 6 - 4 Monday in the first round of the PIHL PLayoffs at home in front of a spirited crowd. Junior Andrew Beck registered two goals to lead the Panthers, and scoring a goal apiece were seniors Michael Hertzberg and Thomas Yung along with juniors Matthew Hajdukiewicz and Jack Duggan. Junior Tommy Gordon and sophomore Ben Mohan registered assists. Senior goalie Cole Luther was stellar in goal. The Panthers were tied 2 - 2 going into the third period before exploding for four goals. SA will play #1 seed Bishop McCort Thursday in Johnstown at 7:15.