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PCA Upper School 2019 Science Fair Winners

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Each year, the Upper School students work in small groups to select a science-related question, provide a research proposal, research the topic using the scientific method, and then present their conclusion to a panel of judges. The projects are divided into three sections based on grade-level: freshman, sophomore, and junior/senior. Congratulations to all of the grade-level winners! A special congratulations to sophomores Bethany Koshy and Lily Kjendal for being named Grand Prize Winners for their project entitled “The Effect of Mesh Bags on the Survival and Growth of Caged Oysters.”  Great job, Eagles!

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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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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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