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PVA Teen ELECT (Education Leading to Employment and Career Training)

Are you or someone you know a Teen Mom or Dad who is pregnant or parenting?  ELECT is a program for expecting and parenting teen mothers and fathers.  ELECT offers FREE case management and supportive services to expecting or already parenting teen mothers and fathers to help them as students achieve their highest potential personally…


Printables for 6-8th Graders

  Is your child from ages 11-13?  Do they spend too much time on their cell phone?  Print these out for your kid to work on during their free time!  Browse by subject.

“What I Love About You” by Tamia Blash

I love the way you look at me, Your eyes so bright and blue. I love the way you kiss me, Your lips so soft and smooth.   I love the way you make me so happy, And the ways you show you care. I love the way you say, “I Love You,” And the…

Student of the Month — Nicole Ferrante

Congratulations to Nicole Ferrante for being named PVA’s Student of the Month for May! Nicole is just finishing up the 7th grade here at PVA. She is 13 years old and her birthday is coming up– July 5th! Her favorite subject in school is Language Arts, and outside of school really enjoys playing soccer with…

PVA Weekly Update — May 19

Keystone testing is underway here at PVA in Lab B. If you need to test, you receive your schedule and a letter with transportation passes via email. Get a good night’s sleep and eat before you test! You can still vote for PVA’s new mascot in #MissionMascot until Wednesday. Results will be unveiled this Friday!…

PVA’s #MissionMascot

PVA is on a mission to find the perfect mascot! We’ve been brainstorming for the past few days in the drop-in centers and through social media with #MissionMascot, and we’ve come up with a few awesome ideas. Now we want your help to choose, so vote for your favorite below! [polldaddy poll=8037957]  

Stroud Watershed Adventures

After a long week of rainy weather, we finally made it out to the Stroud Watershed! PVA students hopped on a bus this Friday and headed over to Avondale for a fun day of adventures and hands-on learning! They sure weren’t afraid to get their hands (and feet) dirty in the mud!

PVA Weekly Update — May 5

With only five weeks left of school, we’re all looking towards the end! Before we can jump into summer, PVA has some announcements for the upcoming week! We would like to shout out a big congratulations to PVA’s own Lee Patterson for being selected for the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching! Keep your eyes open…

PVA Weekly Update — April 28

The spring weather is here to stay and with it come some exciting PVA announcements!   PVA Goes to the Opera Last Wednesday, some students and administrators headed over to the Academy of Fine arts to see an inspiring production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni! Can you find yourself or any of your friends in the…

How EdTech Innovators Can Learn From Classroom Teachers

Our EdTech posts of past have primarily focused on how educators and schools can focus their curriculum on new education technology innovations to increase student involvement and improvement inside the classroom.  A recent article by Jordan Shapiro of flips the perspective. Shapiro asks EdTech entrepreneurs, “Have you asked the teachers what they want, or…