Providence Academy eBulletin

Headmaster’s Notes

Help Needed for Admissions Open House October 18

Show your pride in our PA community by volunteering to help with our October Open House! We are looking for both parents and students to be greeters and tour guides at our upcoming October 18 Admissions Open House, from 6:30-8:30pm. Worried you might not know what to...

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All School

National Merit Commended Students

Congratulations to PA's two Commended Students, who were added to our National Merit roster of recognition: Mr. John S. HendricksonMr. Nathan J. Sattler

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Upper School

Fall Parent Teacher Conferences

Fall Parent Teacher Conferences are just a short time away. Conferences for Upper and Middle School will be held as follows; Wednesday, November 2nd  - After School3:30-6:00 PM /  in person at PAThursday, November 3rd  - No School for Students8:30 AM -...

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Advanced Placement Exam Registration

Registration for AP Exams, which will be administered in May, 2023, happens in the fall. Students enrolled in Upper School courses associated with an AP Exam opportunity are encouraged to consider their interest in sitting for the exam this spring. Most colleges...

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Middle School

Coffee and Conversation

All 6th grade parents are invited to Coffee and Conversation with Mr. Rickbeil, the MS director, on October 11th at 2:30 pm, in the boardroom.

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8th Grade Leadership Day

The 8th grade class is going to Base Camp in Bloomington, on October 11th. They will be there for the entire day for different team building and leadership activities. Students must have permission to attend AND complete a paper waiver. To grant permission and review...

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7th Grade Retreat is tomorrow

Tomorrow is the last retreat for middle school. The 7th grade will be departing after morning prayer to St. Vincent de Paul for the day and will return prior to dismissal. Lunch is provided. This is an out of uniform day, following PA out of uniform guidelines.

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Fall Parent Teacher Conferences

Fall Parent Teacher Conferences are just a short time away. Conferences for Upper and Middle School will be held as follows; Wednesday, November 2nd  - After School3:30-6:00 PM /  in person at PAThursday, November 3rd  - No School for Students8:30 AM -...

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Lower School

Our Lady of the Rosary – October 7

On Friday afternoon, all of the Lower School classrooms will gather to celebrate Our Lady of the Rosary. Students will say the rosary together at the Statue of Mary and in the Chapel.

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CUBS Intramural Program: Volleyball 10/8/22

This program is created for Providence Academy students (Boys & Girls) in grades 3-5. You will need to fill out this Link in order to register your child for the upcoming event. At the event, your child will have the opportunity to work with current Lions varsity...

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Kick off the Director’s Reading Challenge

Thank you for encouraging your young readers and for helping them to complete their calendars or forms each month to submit to their teachers. The students will be very excited to receive their medals/pins in the spring. To celebrate the new Director’s Reading...

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LS Conferences Coming Up!

Registration opens: October 7LS Conferences held: November 3 & 4 Note: This schedule differs from the Middle and Upper School schedule. There is no school for students on Thursday, November 3rd and Friday, November 4th. Wednesday, November 2nd, 4:00 - 6:00 pm     ...

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LS Coffee & Conversations

These meetings are casual exchanges of experiences of school, ideas and perspectives. Please mark your calendars to attend, enjoy a treat, and chat. All are at 8:40 am - 9:30 am in the PA Boardroom. Parents will receive email invitations prior to their child’s grade...

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PAPA

Host a Parent Party

Our beloved annual Parent Party Tradition Continues!  Connecting parents and building relationships is an important part of our community. Parent Parties are held annually to help parents get to know the parents in the same grade. One or more families host...

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College Counseling

Virtual College Conversations Kickoff on October 6

We invite all Upper School parents to engage with the College Counseling department via a series of informal programs called College Conversations.   These virtual events, hosted throughout the year, are intended to provide additional opportunities for all Upper...

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College Rep Visits Continue

The schedule of fall college visits at PA is available in Naviance Student, in daily announcements, and E-Bulletin. Please consult our College Visit Users’ Guide, a helpful college exploration resource with visit dates and descriptions of the colleges visiting PA this...

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Upcoming Important College Counseling Program Dates

October 4 - U.S. Service Academies Information Night (open to the public) in the PACOctober 6 - Virtual College Conversations (Topic: Conducting a College Search Using Naviance et al.)October 8 - Final College Essay Workshop for SeniorsOctober 15 - Opt-in Saturday...

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Athletics

Winter Athletics

All winter registrations are now open. Please follow this link: Providence Academy Athletics Registration. Boys basketball will be offering a travel team option. The tryout is only required for those who would like to be on a travel team. Tryouts will be held on 10/13...

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CUBS Intramural Program: Volleyball 10/8/22

This program is created for Providence Academy students (Boys & Girls) in grades 3-5. You will need to fill out this Link in order to register your child for the upcoming event. At the event, your child will have the opportunity to work with current Lions varsity...

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PAW: Providence Academy Word

“Hope for Uganda – and Ice Cream”
Leightyn Ferrell,
September 30, 2022
Everyone loves ice cream, especially Monsignor Matthew Odong, affectionately known as the “Ice Cream Priest,” who visits Providence Academy’s Lower and Middle School Students once a year…
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