Life at Providence Academy

At Providence Academy you will find a place where the motto of Faith, Knowledge and Virtue comes to life. Here in the Life at PA section you will find access to the activities and happenings at the school. You can see a list of the activities and clubs that are offered to students, and also check out the Prayer and Liturgy schedule.

In this section, parents can also find helpful information from the health office, and Keep up to date with the latest news and events and helpful eBulletin reminders.

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...

Last Call to Register for the October 8 College Essay Workshop for Seniors

The workshop is intended to give students an additional opportunity to work extensively with PA college counselors and English faculty on college essays and supplement questions in a workshop format.  As always, essay assistance and feedback is available on an ongoing...

Reminder: Attend the Minnesota National College Fair scheduled for October 5-6.

The evening session on October 5 provides the opportunity for seniors and parents to have meaningful conversations with admission representatives (plus faculty in some cases) from colleges on their list, which is especially helpful for those colleges which have not...

Reminder: October 4 U.S. Service Academy Informational Evening Program at PA

For those interested in the Service Academies, it is critical to start early to pursue admission and an appointment to one of the U.S. Service Academies. Plan to attend the upcoming U.S. Service Academies Information Night (hosted by U.S. Rep Dean Phillips) on...

Register to Attend College Visit Field Trips to the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, plus Bethel University and University of St. Thomas

Upper School students are invited to a PA-sponsored college trip to the University of Minnesota and to Bethel U. and University of St. Thomas during the school holiday for parent-teacher conferences.  Departure will be no earlier than 8:00 a.m. and we will return...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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.