Welcome to the Better Together Blog!

At Portsmouth Christian Academy, we know that we are better when we’re together. We’re called to live in community with one another; to live, to learn, and to worship with one another in a way that brings glory to God. As a school, community is an important part of what we do. We recognize that educating children means partnering with parents, and the Better Together Blog is one way for us to partner with you. You’ll find this blog to be a resource for topics related to education, parenting, and more. Check in regularly to hear from PCA faculty, staff, and students, and to learn about the things that we value the most here at PCA.

Plan Ahead: Words of Advice From a High School Guidance Office

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High school is a transformative time. It is the first step towards deciding what you’d like to do in college and in your career, and you are surrounded by people who want to make sure you succeed. Your College Planning Counselor wants to help you maximize your high school experience. As a College Planning Counselor, I work with students every day to help them make the best choices to meet their academic abilities and college aspirations. Each student I meet with is unique, but there are a few key things that I want every student to know:

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Encountering Jesus in Christian Schools

By | Better Together Blog

My appreciation for Christian education began sometime around the age of 18, when I began my collegiate journey at a private Christian school.  As a college student, I was mentored by professors who believed that education was a kingdom calling, and I had many opportunities to study Jesus through His example as the “Master Teacher.”  A few years later, I learned what it meant to be a teacher in a Christian school, first with high school students and later with college students.  The opportunities to share my faith, to be there for students when we were faced with tough situations, and to experience professional relationships where we continually looked to God for strength and direction solidified my belief that I was exactly where I needed to be.

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