None of these images pass the six-feet social distancing test, so how does a school like Portsmouth Christian Academy (PCA), with a strong emphasis on the arts, continue educating students in the visual arts, theatre, and music? Read More
Fortunately, academic institutions across the globe have made plenty of projects, exhibits, and educational information available to the public. We’ve compiled a list of some of the fun and instructional activities for you to try out with your child during this vacation. Read More
Why the transition?
It’s our mission. Though these are trying times for all, the mission of PCA remains steadfast: to deliver a Christ centered education. It is no coincidence that our core value focus this year is Compassionate Community, which we define as “service and love in action.” As a school, we have been given an opportunity to show compassion and serve one another in ways we never would have imagined. Through this lens of compassion, we continue to find new ways to partner with our families to provide an excellent, Christ-centered education. Read More
Now everything is different. Your children stay in their PJs for most of the day. Mediating disagreements and monitoring screen time is becoming your full-time job. On top of that, you may be feeling responsible for making sure that your children are learning during this time. Read More
A guest post from Dr. Deborah Osgood
The current pandemic has disrupted life as we know it here at home and across the globe. As we all do our part to flatten the curve and limit the spread of COVID-19, most of us are spending a lot of time at home. While this certainly requires a huge adjustment for us and our families, it does not have to be stressful. As an expert in behavior and work life, two areas where we’re all adjusting, I want to share these tips to not simply survive, but to thrive during these challenging times. Read More
In this world of social distancing and increasing guidelines and restrictions on our regular way of life, technology has repeatedly become the solution to overcome barriers of social distancing. In an effort to spread love and compassion to the elderly during this time, Portsmouth Christian Academy Art Teacher Susie Stevens and her elementary art classes have used technology to bring encouragement to the residents of six local assisted living and nursing homes in Dover (Bellamy Fields, Maple Suites, Residence at Silver Springs) and in Rochester (Rochester Manor and Desiree’s Place).