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9th and 10th Grade Meet and Greet!

Our very own Student Liaison, Mrs. Evans hosted 9th and 10th grade Meet and Greet today! They had pizza and fun activities to do together… Don’t miss out on any more of these fun events at the end of the year and check your emails. Let’s power through the last month of school! PVA

April Tutoring

PVA students & families, PVA will be offering an expanded schedule of tutoring for the remainder of the school year. The new tutoring times for the month of April are listed below. We will see how this schedule goes and I will make changes if needed for the last months of the year. Tutoring takes place…

spelling bee

#tbt My Experience at the 2015 Scripps Spelling Bee by Ray Garcia

It seems I had quite an experience this past school year. Something even bolder than grades. Even better than tips and treats sessions. The thing that I have is called contendership. You see, I was a contestant in the 2015 Scripps Spelling Bee. Now I could explain my experience to you, but I can do you…


Summer Project 101: How To Code

Although I don’t have the fortune of mothering a child yet, I do have a brother who is 9 years younger than me. He is going to be a freshman in high school this Fall. I stress myself a lot when summer time rolls around. He is not attending school, therefore barely has any confrontation with…


Open House! 6/17

We hosted our first Open House for 2015-2016 school year! We held a Q&A at the end of the sessions where the parents were able ask questions on their individual concerns and get advice from Mr. Anderson, our principal. For those of you who came out, we are hosting the orientation on 2nd or 3rd week of August….

Top 10 Classic Reads

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man James Joyce ames Joyce’s first and most widely read novel, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is the noteworthy story of Stephen Dedalus, a young man struggling to decide between a religious vocation and an artistic one. As the story unfolds, we begin…

Classic Summer Reads For 12th Graders

Brave New World Aldous Huxley Huxley´s vision of the future in his astonishing 1931 novel Brave New World — a world of tomorrow in which capitalist civilization has been reconstituted through the most efficient scientific and psychological engineering, where the people are genetically designed to be passive, consistently useful to the ruling class. Emma Jane…


PAFA Art Workshop- Optic Illusion!

  On December 16th, we had our first PAFA art workshop right here in 440 N Broad st! Two art coordinators from PAFA were kind enough to come down and teach us about optic illusion. From the previous PAFA trip, our tour guide spoke a little bit about abstract art so during this workshop, we…