Providence Academy eBulletin

Headmaster’s Notes

Go PA Lions!

Our Girls’ Tennis team is off to state!  Congratulations on a big section win!  Boys’ Soccer is in the section final tomorrow night!  Football remains undefeated, and will head into Wednesday night’s final season game ranked #1 in Class 3A in the state! 

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MEA

School is out this Thursday and Friday for the traditional “MEA Weekend.”  PA faculty and staff will be on spiritual retreat Thursday--a lovely opportunity to draw closer to the Lord and each other, in service to your families.  Have a beautiful Minnesota autumn...

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COVID Update (7)

Community cases at PA dropped for the third consecutive week--precipitously in the past seven days. The MDH published a graph the other day showing “Cases Associated with Pre-K through Grade 12 School Buildings” during the pandemic.  The case trajectory at PA very...

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All School

2021-2022 Yearbooks

Yearbooks for the 2021-2022 school year are now available to order! Visit http://prov.news/yearbook to place your order today.

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Applicants for the 2022-23 School Year

The application for the 2022-23 school year for new student applicants is available on the PA website. If you are considering having one of your non-PA enrolled children attend next school year, please complete an application. Applications must be received by January...

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Providence Cana Group for Husbands and Fathers

We are looking for men who are hungry to learn more about their faith and how to pass that on to their children. An essential factor in a child’s faith decisions is the faith of their dad! Becoming a Provider is more than putting food on the table! We meet just nine...

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Coffee with the Headmaster for New PA Families

Calling all brand-new families to PA! Dr. Flanders invites you to join us for coffee in-person, here on campus in the coming weeks. We love getting to know our families who have just joined PA for the first time, and will host two more opportunities in the coming...

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Upper School

Fall 2021 Parent-Teacher Conferences

Fall Parent-Teacher Conferences for Upper and Middle School will take place on Wednesday, November 3rd and Thursday, November 4th.  Wednesday, November 4th is a day off from school for students and conferences will be held all day virtually.  Thursday, November 4th...

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US Student Job Opportunity

Now hiring house staff for the Performing Arts Center 2021-2022 Season. Positions include a rotation of Box Office, Ushers, Concessions, and Change Over Crew. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and submit to a voluntary background check and screening, as well...

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Rainforest Science Research Trip July 12-22 Summer 2022

The Providence Academy Science Department is sponsoring an opportunity to participate in novel science research in partnership with Seeds of Change. This trip/research opportunity develops research skills using leaf cutter ants and/or blue morpho butterflies, whose...

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Middle School

Standardized Testing Next Week

Our middle school will participate in standardized testing next week, with the exception of parent-teacher conference day on Wednesday, November 3. We will test for two periods of each school day at different times of the day, so please avoid scheduling appointments...

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Fall 2021 Parent-Teacher Conferences

Fall Parent-Teacher Conferences for Upper and Middle School will take place on Wednesday, November 3rd and Thursday, November 4th.  Wednesday, November 4th is a day off from school for students and conferences will be held all day virtually.  Thursday, November...

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Lower School

Fun Fair Donations Extended to Oct 27

You've got three extra days to get those donations in! Please donate to the Fun Fair!  We need donations of small candy (no nuts, chocolate, hard candies, or gum) as well as trinkets, toys, stuffed animals, and remote control cars or drones for use as prizes! The...

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Fall Fun Fair Volunteers Needed

There's still time to sign up to volunteer! Parents like you that choose to volunteer make this day so special for our lower school students. Sign up for a Fall Fun Fair volunteer position - there's lots of fun ways to get involved and make this day special!   Sign Up...

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Be Prepared to Volunteer! Your help is needed!

Qualified volunteers are needed to help at special events and field trips. All volunteers and employees in a Catholic school or church program are required to complete the "Essential 3" items listed below. This includes volunteering for games or concessions at the Fun...

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Register for Fall Conferences!

Wednesday, November 3rd from 8:30am - 4:00 pm  (No school for students)Thursday, evening, November 4th from 4:00 - 6:00pm Conferences will be available both in person and virtually this year. Each conference will be scheduled for 20 minutes.  All parents who wish to...

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PAPA

Sharing Your Gift of Time & Talent

Providence is blessed by the generous and enthusiastic support of parent volunteers. Volunteering is a wonderful way to connect with parents and share in the spirit of Providence Academy. It is also a special opportunity to support your children, faculty, and the...

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College Counseling

FINAL REMINDER: Advanced Placement Exam Registration

Registration for AP Exams, which will be administered in May 2022, happens in the fall. Students who attended the AP Information Sessions earlier this month and completed the AP Exam (and Prep) Online Registration Form by October 20 must also complete the third and...

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College Night for Juniors/Parents on November 16

This event functions as a pivotal kick-off program for this phase of the college search, in earnest. We aim for 100% participation by juniors and parents on Tuesday, November 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the Great Room. In addition to sharing important information on the year...

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Upcoming College Visits

Students and parents should consult the policy for attending college meetings at PA, noting that visits denoted with a ‘V’ indicate virtual, since some colleges’ current travel policies prevent visiting in person. Monday, October 253:20 p.m.: Miami University, Oxford...

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Athletics

PAW: Providence Academy Word

Senior Sentiments: A Splendid Start for Seniors

Reading Into the School Year

Stephanie Ochsner

Sitting, studying, and searching. What do all these words have in common? They are the key ingredients for having a great time in Mrs. Krista Wiederholt’s library. Although it was sad to see Mrs. Claire Commers […]
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Newcomers Notes: Teachers can be New Kids, too

Emma Speier

Seniors didn’t wait for the Friday night Homecoming matchup against St. Agnes to cheer on on of their favorite football teams. Last Wednesday’s junior-senior powderpuff matchup brought out a competitive spirit from both grade levels, on the field […]
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Return to Tradition: PA Gets an Altar Rail

Adriana Azarian

Thus far, Providence Academy’s 2021-2022 school year has largely enjoyed a return to [near] normalcy after a year of intense COVID-19 protocol for in-school learning. This summer, PA also brought back a normality that’s been gone for over half a century […]
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