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Student of the Month: Heaven Brown!

Give a big round of applause for our March middle school student of the month, Heaven Brown! Heaven is 14 years old and in 8th grade. When asked why she decided to come to PVA, she said it’s because she wanted to “better herself in education”.  Heaven’s favorite part of PVA is that you can…

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Student of the Month: Jada Lawrence!

Congratulations to our February Student of the Month, Jada Lawrence! She has been doing great things at PVA this school year. Jada is 17 and in 10th grade. Jada decided to come to PVA because she thought it would be a better learning experience for her. Her favorite part of PVA is “being able to…

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Vote for the PVA Yearbook Theme

It’s time to vote for the PVA Yearbook Theme! Choose from the list of themes below and vote before Thursday, March 2nd. [googleapps domain=”docs” dir=”forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeKlm-WwQJK-0a3jYQF1XxfnMtGMSBoL5h3FkBL9kk7ZO7mRg/viewform” query=”embedded=true#responses” width=”760″ height=”500″ /]

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PVA’s African American Read-In

On Thursday, PVA celebrated Black History Month with our third annual African American Read-In. Students gathered in the school district building atrium to hear spoken word performed by The Twin Poets, Nnamdi Chukwuocha and Albert Mills, and from their peers. The Twin Poets are highly acclaimed poets from Wilmington, Delaware. As Delaware Poets Laureate, they have…

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PVA Valentine’s Day Bake Sale

Nothing says Valentine’s Day like sweets! PVA students celebrated the day by participating in the PVA Bake Sale. Students sold cookies, cupcakes, brownies, and more throughout the day at the school district building. The baked goods were all donated by PVA staff and students. All of the proceeds from the bake sale will go to Philabundance,…

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Let’s Make a Change: Ending Stereotypes

We all want the world to be a better place and to bring peace to everyone. But there are so many problems in the world, we don’t know where to start. If I could fix one problem in the world right now, I would end stereotypes. I think stereotypes cause all types of problems like…

Student of the Month: Jordan Bey!

Student of the Month: Jordan Bey!

Congratulations to our January Student of the Month, Jordan! Jordan is 15 years old and in 9th grade. He decided to come to PVA to “get a better learning education”. His favorite part of PVA is that he can make his own schedule. Jordan’s favorite school subject is math. When he’s not busy with schoolwork,…

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Alumni Story: Jacob Simmons

Hello PVA students, I am Jacob Simmons, former PVA Senior. It may dawn on the seniors that after you graduate there should be a plan for the future and this is the future that I decided to lay out for myself. First, and most importantly I began to prepare myself for college, which is great…

Teaching Self-Confidence

Teaching Self-Confidence

Our parents and teachers teach us many things academically to help us achieve in life. Which is really good, because those things prepare us for future jobs and things like that. But what about the things that help you be a better you and build your mental ability, so that you feel like you can…

The Importance of Organization

The Importance of Organization

The things that are the most challenging are the things that can also help you continue in your success and find different strategies for life. My struggles were always with my phone or prioritization with my time. Something that can help you prevent your focus from being distracted is organization and motivation. Organization: Creating little…