PCA News Stories

Junior High and Upper School Take Center Stage

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PCA's Junior High and Upper School Take Center Stage

Portsmouth Christian Academy’s 7th through 12th grade students showed incredible talents this week, as the Upper School Music Department finally hosted its 2021 Christmas Concerts on Wednesday, and our Junior High Speech Meet Winners presenting their speeches to parents, students, and teachers of the Junior High department.

Portsmouth Christian Academy Presents Black Box Theatre Performance as Dine-In Movie Experience

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January 29, 2021 – Dover, NH – Portsmouth Christian Academy (PCA) is presenting Black Box theatre performances this weekend in the form of a live Dine-In Moviea first of its kind for the school. 

PCA is delivering both productions under Covid health and safety protocols while allowing audience members to engage with the show’s characters.   

This year’s unique production is presented as back-to-back, pre-recorded one-act plays. The first performance is The Internet is Distract – Oh, Look a Kitten!, presented by the PCA Junior High Playerswritten by Ian McWethy and directed by Melissa Weisberg. The second performance is Oz, performed by PCA Upper School Players, written by Don Zolidis and directed by 11th grade student, Abigail Eisner.   Read More

PCA Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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…using technology and the arts to highlight the importance of Dr. King’s life and the Civil Rights Movement in our country…

Portsmouth Christian Academy hosted assemblies for their students in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. These assemblies featured the Bright Star Touring Theatre who presented a live Zoom performance of the virtual play, Struggle for Freedom: The Life of Dr. King for grades 6-12, and a similar presentationMeet Dr. King, for grades K-5.   Read More

Portsmouth Christian Academy Issues COVID Update, Remains in Session On and Off Site

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DOVER, NEW HAMPSHIRE (December 10, 2020) – Portsmouth Christian Academy (PCA) provided an update to its community Wednesday night of new positive COVID cases in the Upper School community. Since last Friday there have been six positive cases in that group, as well as two cases from other staff members. All cases have been reported to New Hampshire health officers. Based on review of these cases, school officials cannot determine a nexus of transmission on campus. Read More

Portsmouth Christian Academy Honors America’s Veterans

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DOVER, NEW HAMPSHIRE (November 13, 2020) – Portsmouth Christian Academy (PCA) honored America’s veterans this week in its annual Veteran’s Day Chapelpresented both in-person for students and virtually for the broader community. 

PCA holds its Veteran’s Day Chapel services each year to honor those who have served our country, including the 79 veterans within the school community, 11 of whom are actively serving.  Read More

Portsmouth Christian Academy Opens Storywalk® to Local Community

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…engaging interactive experience as an alternative to Covid’s heavy screen time influence…

DOVER, NEW HAMPSHIRE (November 13, 2020) – Portsmouth Christian Academy (PCA) announces the addition of an Autumn StoryWalk® to its campus, open to the public.      

Located just to the right of its Lower School building, PCA’s Autumn StoryWalk® iinstalled along the school’s McKeon Trail (Rabbit Trail), a nature trail that leads to a waterfront view of the Bellamy River, adjacent to PCA’s 50-acre campus and some of Dover’s wildlife preservation areas.  Read More