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PVA goes to Penn State Abington

On November 18, 2015, PVA high school students had their second trip of the month. This time, we paid a visit outside of Philadelphia, into Abington… can anyone guess where?? Penn State Abington! It is one of Pennsylvania State University many campuses! This trip also felt like a physical education trip because Penn State Abington…


PVA goes to Eastern State Penitentiary

On November 4, 2015 PVA middle school students took a “physical education” trip to Eastern State Penitentiary! Eastern State Penitentiary is located on 20th and Fairmount St. It took us briefly 20 minutes to walk from School District of Philadelphia. It was a nice preparation before the tour inside the Penitentiary. The tour guide was generous and gave us enough…

PVA goes to... Temple University! #TUMade

PVA goes to… Temple University! #TUMade

On November 2, 2015 PVA high school students had the opportunity to visit another one of our neighborhood colleges, Temple University! The tour guide showed us around campus and she gave us a history of Temple University. Did you know the founder and founder’s wife is buried on campus?! Cool beans. Comment down below what…


PVA goes to: The Academy of Natural Sciences!

    On Oct 21st, PVA students visited The Academy of Natural Sciences. It is one of the most popular trips we have every year. Fortunately for us, there weren’t a lot of visits on that day so we had the whole museum to ourselves! PVA students were able to explore the entire museum and…


Philadelphia High School Expo at PA Convention Center

On Oct 16th- 17th, all of the Philadelphia’s finest high schools joined at the PA Convention Center. The high school expo is for the students, parents and staff to get to know all the available high school and alternative option here in Philadelphia. Philadelphia Virtual Academy’s new teacher, Mr. Layman was holding the fort down and…