PCA Announces the Winners of the Upper School Food Drive

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The Upper School students at PCA participated in a school wide food drive competition to benefit Operation Blessing in Portsmouth, NH. This event was put on by the PCA Missions Club and ran from 3/4 to 3/15. Mr. Murdock’s homeroom was the overall school winner with each student in his homeroom having donated over 24 food items. Over 650 food items were collected by all grades in the Upper School.  The Mission Club will take the food to Operation Blessing in Portsmouth to have it weighed and to tally approximately how many people will be fed by it.

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Security Day at PCA

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On Friday, March 15, three PCA students spent the day with Mr.Watson, Security Coordinator at PCA. Cal Burnham (Freshman), PJ Lignos (fifth grade) and Boden Dinges (fourth grade) were fitted in security gear and then headed out for a day on campus.

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Senior Kathryn Komerska’s “Pleasant Afternoon” wins Grand Prize in 7th Annual Art Contest

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Congratulations to PCA Senior Kathryn Komerska, the grand prize winner of PCA’s 7th Annual Auction Art Contest! Her piece “Pleasant Afternoon” is a whimsical depiction, in warm and acrylic tones, of a summer BBQ, portraying the generosity, love, and enjoyment of a family feast.

 

An Artists’ Reception will be held on March 15, 2019 at 3:30pm in the PCA gym lobby, to honor all of the winners of the juried art contest associated with PCA’s 24th Annual Auction. With 85 submissions, the Art Contest is a significant component of PCA’s 24th Annual Auction. The theme of this year’s Auction – The Bountiful Table: Sowing, Harvesting, Feasting – represents a literal celebration of farm to table as well as the abundance of spirit within the PCA community. Through the artwork and pottery in our gallery, we symbolically feast upon the goodness of the harvest and the fruit of the Earth. Read More

Bring a Friend to School Day

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So encourage each other & build each other up, just as you are already doing. 

I Thessalonians 5:11 NLT

When PCA announced that they were hosting a Bring a Friend Day, Lorden, a second grader at PCA, immediately thought of his very good friend, Tobin. Tobin and Lorden had been close friends while they both attended the Pre-School program (PCAP) at PCA. Lorden’s Mom extended the invitation for Tobin to Tobin’s parents and they happily accepted. Tobin’s Mom shared that she had been praying about her son’s education and this invitation from a friend seemed to be a sign.

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Immigration Celebration Day at PCA

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The Second Grade classes (led by Mrs. DiTommaso and Mrs. Lenz) at PCA presented their research projects for teachers, friends, family and fellow students on Wednesday, February 20. This lively presentation, held in the Gymnasium Annex at PCA, was the culmination of weeks of research on a lengthy project (Called IIM or Double IM, which stands for Individual Investigative Method) which focused on immigration in the children’s families. Read More

Food Exploration at PCA

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Students at PCA have been enjoying a four-week Kaleidoscope course in food selection, preparation and general nutrition.  Instructor Charlotte Walker, Registered Dietitian, guided a group of first through fourth graders in the after school sessions that featured a new food weekly.

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