Moshe Baran Inspires 8th Grade to Learn from History of Holocaust

Students in Grade 8 this week sat down with Mr. Moshe Baran, a survivor of the Holocaust, a member of the resistance army, and a long-time friend of Sewickley Academy. Before this visit, students had finished their unit in English class on the power of words and Elie Wiesel’s masterwork, Night. They had also visited the United States Holocaust Memorial

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Inside the Backpack: Nobel Prizes

Like many of you, I love Nobel Prize week. Each day we hear about amazing discoveries and explanations of our universe that in some way change how I look at the world. This year I was particularly struck by the research that earned the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, which highlighted that the human body has built-in mechanisms to fix the

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