The first day of school is about half the summer away, which means it’s time to mark your calendars and be sure to attend Upper School Orientation on Tuesday, August 28. Think of all the exciting new things you’ll learn this upcoming school year!
New Upper School Students and Ninth Grade Students and Parents: Students who are new to Providence Academy Upper School and all students entering ninth grade (new and returning) should arrive in uniform between 9:00 and 9:45 a.m. Please enter the main front entrance and go directly to the Atrium where you will receive your orientation materials and have your school picture taken. At 10:00 a.m. you will proceed to the Great Room, for a day with other students, faculty, and administrators. A complimentary lunch will be served to all new students and ninth grade students and Orientation activities for these students will conclude at 3:15 p.m.
Parents of all ninth grade students and students new to Providence Academy Upper School are invited to participate in a “parent orientation” as well from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Returning Upper School Students in Grades 10-12: These students may begin arriving between 10:00-11:45 a.m. at which time you will go to the atrium to check in, pick up your schedule and other paperwork, and have your school picture taken (this includes seniors). Then at 11:50 a.m. you will proceed to Gym A for Orientation activities beginning at noon. Student orientation will conclude at 3:15 p.m. All students must be in full uniform. Lunch will not be served so please be sure that you eat lunch before Orientation.
August Information Packet
The “August Information Packet” will be available for pick-up at school during the Uniform Sale on Wednesday, August 8, from 3:00-6:00 p.m. and at the Back to School Family BBQ that same day from 5:00-6:30 p.m. in the area near the Statue of Mary. Any information packets that have not been picked up will be mailed to families on Tuesday, August 14.
Links to Important Upper School Information
- English Department Summer Reading and Required Texts
- 2018-2019 School Calendar
- 2018-2019 Upper School Supply List
- Upper School Uniform Policy/Guidelines (refer to page 1 for General Information and pages 10-13 for Upper School specific information)
- Senior Portrait Guidelines
- Family BBQ Invitation
- Volunteer Opportunity for Upper School Parents
Looking Ahead – Important First Semester Dates