Shanan GUINN '93 has been honored as the 2023 recipient of the Sara Frazer Ellis Award. 每年颁发给一位成就体现了学校使命的校友, the award was presented to Shanan by Head of School Macon Finley at the Reunion Weekend luncheon.
Eight new faculty members are joining the Ellis community in the 2023–2024 school year, 他们每个人都带来了全新的视角, 不同的经历, 以及对教学和学习的兴奋. 他们加入了许多研究领域的每个部门, 包括世界语言, Chemistry, English, STEM fields, visual arts, and dance.
Ellis kicks off the 2023–2024 school year with exciting changes to the School’s food service program. 从今年开始, 新供应商CulinArt Group将提供美味的午餐, snacks, and more from a renovated serving area in Alumnae Hall with a focus on healthy choices and sustainability.
Katie KOEPPL ’22 graduated from Ellis last spring ready to branch out and experience college life. 感到兴奋和有点紧张, 她即将进入伍斯特学院读大一, 俄亥俄州的一所文理学院. With her first year of college under her belt and studies in French and anthropology underway, 她在回顾她对澳门葡京平台的怀念, 期待着这个夏天为她准备的一切, and offering some advice for Ellis’ Class of 2023 as they prepare for their own first year at college.
这个高级项目是澳门葡京平台学生经历的顶点, exemplifying the ways in which students turn their passions into projects for their communities. 一旦学生选择了一个项目, they must find a partner in the community—a person or an organization—that they can work with to carry it out. 他们进行接触, follow up, work hard, and ultimately complete a project that enhances their own understanding of the topic while also benefiting the organization, 通常是更大的社区.
Nineteen Ellis Upper School students have been inducted into the National Honor Societies for world languages. 一名学生被选入全国拉丁荣誉协会, five students were inducted into the National French Honor Society (Société Honoraire de Français), and 13 students were inducted in the National Spanish Honor Society (Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica).
对于像澳门葡京平台这样的学生，大四学生Enysah Roberts和Nora Brown, 谁都计划在医学领域的职业生涯, 现实世界的学习经验就是一切. So when they found out they could take an anatomy course that included a visit to Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) to view an open-heart surgery, 他们抓住了这个机会.
学习如何学习, manage time, and problem solve effectively are important tenets of Ellis’ Middle School and Upper School curriculum, but faculty and staff know that another lesson is just as important: learning when to rest.
参观匹兹堡的长街区，你最喜欢的部分是什么? 澳门葡京平台四年级学生, 作为最近一次实地考察的一部分，他参观了长街区, 从参观新地方到品尝新食物，一切都很丰富, 比如曼奇尼的面包棒和墨西哥糖果. Even better, the February trip experience was tied to some of the students’ favorite reading from this year. 这都是本课程对移民和迁移的探索, 四年级课程中重要的一部分.
阿米莉亚·莱恩斯，2023届毕业生，被选中出演一集 From the Top, a National Public Radio (NPR) program and nonprofit dedicated to celebrating the stories, talents, 以及受过古典训练的年轻音乐家的性格. 古典声乐家, Amelia将在今年春天录制她的节目，并将在第436期节目中出现, 10月2日播出, 2023.
两名澳门葡京平台高中的学生被选中在 宾夕法尼亚州音乐教育家协会 (PMEA)第一区高级乐队. Hannah Pretter, Class of 2023, 和弗朗西斯卡·拉罗彻, Class of 2024, represented 澳门葡京平台 at the District 1 Senior Band Festival held on February 8–10 at Norwin High School.
Thirty Ellis students in grades 10–12 were recognized in the 2023 regional Scholastic Writing Awards. The official award ceremony honoring their achievements will take place at Point Park University on Saturday, February 25, 2023.
More than 80 works of art (including two portfolios) created by 61 Ellis students in grades 7–12 will be included in the 2023 regional Scholastic Art Awards exhibition. The exhibition and awards ceremony will take place at Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Fine Arts & 2月25日，星期六，克雷斯基剧院.
就在寒假开始之前, 澳门葡京平台举行了第一届感恩大会, an event that will likely be held annually as part of Ellis’ winter holiday celebrations. The event featured student representatives from each division who shared what they are grateful for, 包括他们喜欢澳门葡京平台的地方. 各部门负责人和学校校长梅肯·芬利也有同样的看法.