menu-aboutus-leadershipWe are delighted that you will join PCA’s community in the fall. We know that you and your family have many questions as you prepare for this exciting new experience, and we want to make it as smooth as possible.

In this section of the website you will find information to get you started. You will learn the details regarding the start of the school year as well as, dress code, volunteer opportunities for parents, school communication, and other important information. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us. We are here to help, and we look forward to seeing you at PCA soon!

-Dr. John Engstrom, Head of School

As you begin the year at PCA, we would like to invite you to attend some special events planned especially for new families as a way to help you start the year at PCA and get to know the PCA community.

New Family Events

First Day of School for ALL NEW UPPER SCHOOL Students (for those entering the Upper School for the first time in 2018)
Monday, August 27

  • Students should bring their school supplies with them on this day.
  • Students should arrive at the Upper School between 7:45-8am and go directly to their period 1 class. Staff will be available to direct you to your classroom.
  • Students are dismissed at 12:15pm to attend the New Upper School Student Picnic which begins at 12:30pm on the Soccer Field (in Troiano Hall if it rains).

New Family Events
Monday, August 27

  • New Family Luncheon 12:30pm – 1:15pm (weather permitting) outside the Gym Annex
  • New Lower School Family Meeting 11:45 – 12:30pm in the Gym Annex
  • New Upper School Family Meeting 1:15 – 2pm at the Upper School


For an easy way to have all of your questions answered see the Start of School FAQ.

Each week, during the school year, you will receive an email filled with everything you need to know about upcoming events and important information at PCA. Be on the look out for the PCA: NOW (News of the Week) in your inbox. The email used will be the primary email listed in veracross. If you would like to change that or have additional email addresses added please use the form below. PCA:NOW is also linked here on the website.

Quick Links:

2018-2019 Calendar

Veracross mobile app and login

Getting involved at PCA

Still Have Questions? We can help!

Who to Contact:

PCA Phone Number: 603.742.3617

Head of School Office, Shirley Tuten, ext 101

Lower School Office, Sue McKenney, ext 112

Upper School Office, Kim Cummings, ext 123

Business Office (Tuition and Billing), Allison Russell, ext. 107

Student Health

Athletics, Derek Summers, ext. 110

Office of College Counseling & Guidance, Colleen Geller, ext. 120