Author: Sewickley Academy


Seven Students Win Awards for Art and Writing
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February 22, 2019
This month, the Pittsburgh Regional Scholastic Arts & Writing Awards recognized seven Sewickley Academy students for their creativity in the arts and their impressive writing skills. Students were awarded two Gold Keys in writing, four Silver Keys, three for writing and one for art, and six honorable mentions. Junior Zofia Luther received a Gold Key […]

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Registration is Open for Sewickley Academy’s Summer Programs 2019
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February 19, 2019
Give your child the opportunity to explore, learn, and have fun this summer! Programs for children entering Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 Academics, arts, athletics, creative playgroups, and more! Structured courses taught by Sewickley Academy faculty and partners Open to all children in the Pittsburgh region See the courses and register today! Questions? Please contact Director of Summer Programs Nataliya Di […]

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Junlei Li to Give “Fred-centric” Talk at Sewickley Academy on March 6
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February 14, 2019
Junlei Li, the Saul Zaentz Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), will visit Sewickley Academy on Wednesday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m. to give the community a Fred-centric talk: “What Did Fred Rogers Say?” He will discuss the highlights of Fred Rogers’ messages. Themes will include what […]

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Sewickley Academy’s Refugee Awareness Club (RAC) presents the Sundance award-winning film This Is Home
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January 23, 2019
Sewickley Academy’s Senior School Refugee Awareness Club (RAC) presents the Sundance award-winning film, This Is Home, in partnership with Hello Neighbor on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, from 6 – 8:30 p.m. in the Gregg Theater. This is Home tells the story of four Syrian refugee families arriving in America and beginning to rebuild their lives. The film […]

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Celebrate the different cultures in our community during Taste of SA on Saturday, Jan. 26
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January 18, 2019
Sewickley Academy’s annual Taste of SA is an event dedicated to promoting awareness about different cultures within our community. The Student Diversity Leadership Club (SDLC) and various cultural clubs will host an evening of cultural performances and food for their fellow students, parents, supporters, and members of the community. The Taste of SA is on […]

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Sewickley Academy presents ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’
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January 16, 2019
For over 30 years, Fred Rogers, an unassuming minister, puppeteer, writer, and producer, was beamed daily into homes across America. In his beloved television program, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, Fred and his cast of puppets and friends spoke directly to young children about some of life’s weightiest issues, in a simple, direct fashion. There hadn’t been anything […]

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Conversations that Connect: Social Media 101
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January 10, 2019
Mr. Phillip Little, Educational Outreach Specialist from the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office, will provide an overview of the social media young people are using today and share tips on how to help children navigate it safely and responsibly. The media is replete with stories about kids experiencing harassment, bullying, and predatory targeting in the cyber […]

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CEOs and founders of Shyft and VSC Consulting visited Sewickley Academy
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December 14, 2018
On Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, Alex Alpert, CEO and co-founder of Shyft, and Vijay Chattha, CEO and founder of VSC Consulting, who both graduated from Sewickley Academy in 1995, spoke to Senior School students in the Academy’s AP Economics and Entrepreneurial classes about entrepreneurship, start-ups and investing in California’s Silicon Valley. The alums shared tips […]

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Sewickley Academy junior is ranked top in nation in congressional debate
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December 10, 2018
Congratulations to Sewickley Academy junior Luke Tyson who is now ranked number one in the nation after placing second at a national debate tournament at Princeton University the first weekend in December! Luke competes in a community for Congressional Debaters called The CONGRESS (Congressional Overview of National and Global Ratings, Events, and Speech System) Index. According […]

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