Hector Tobar: “Writing is Power”

As part of the Sewickley Series, Middle School students met with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Hector Tobar on Monday. In an engaging presentation, Mr. Tobar encouraged students to keep writing and to explore the many doors writing can open in life. Paraphrasing Mr. Tobar, here are a few of the important take-aways I heard Mr. Tobar offer our students: “I started

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Kim Phuc Inspires Us with Strength, Forgiveness, and Humor

The Middle School enjoyed a moving presentation yesterday from Ms. Kim Phuc, who spoke as part of the Sewickley Series about her life after being “the girl in the picture” from the Vietnam War. Talking with students and faculty members afterwards, it seemed that each person was touched by a different part of her story. For some it was the

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