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 boys basketball team, 21 - 4, for defeating OLSH, 22 - 3, 63 - 59 to capture the WPIAL Championship at the Petersen Events Center. The Panthers were led by the Tribune Review player of the game junior Nate Ridgeway who had 17 points and 10 rebounds. Sophomore Isiah Warfield had 16 points to go with his 10 rebounds along with taking 4 charges. Sophomore Isaiah Smith scored 14 points and had 4 steals. Sophomore Jett Roesing hit a big three pointer in the fourth quarter, and senior Dave Groetsch had 11 points to go with his 5 rebounds and 0 turnovers. In the last minute of play the Panthers made 7 straight free throws as Isiah, Isaiah and Dave were clutch from the line.