Our 18th Graduating Class

Friday brought a splendid Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement, offering our seniors a very fond farewell as they passed beyond the Yellow Walls.  Here is a list of our current graduates, of whom we are so proud and to whom (and to whose parents) we are so...

Security of Our Community

The Uvalde horror brings school safety back to the forefront of everyone’s mind.  It’s a good moment to review PA’s security situation with you.From armed security guards, to video surveillance (enhanced in recent years), to focused and monitored points of entry, to...

Matching Challenge Met!

Thank you to the many families who contributed to our $100,000 Matching Challenge! With gifts ranging from $25 to $30,000, we met this challenge in less than 10 days. These many gifts plus the $100,000 grant from our anonymous donor all bring us much closer to our...

PA’s Building in Popular Culture

From time to time, our iconic building is used around the country to represent what an educational institution best looks like in the general imagination. It’s been in TV shows, TV ads, national news broadcasts, on the cover of a regional schools guide (in Chicago!),...