We recently had the chance to speak to PALCS High School teacher, Mr. Michael Logue, who has been working at PALCS since 2011. Mr. Logue teaches 11th and 12th grade students Economics, Human Geography, and Street Law.
As the 2016-2017 school year continues to progress, classes become more challenging, students workloads increase and some may get distracted during the winter months. That is why PALCS is so proud to announce that over 40% of our student population has earned an honor roll certificate for marking period two.
This past week marked 2017’s National School Counseling Week! Taking place from February 6th to February 10th, this special week celebrates the work of dedicated school counselors in schools across the United States. On Friday, February 10th, PALCS showed their support and appreciation for the PALCS Guidance department and counselors by participating in "College-Wear Day." Faculty and students were asked to sport their college pride in an effort to get students thinking about their options for the future.
On January 20, 2017, PALCS students, guests, and staff gathered together on both sides of the state to dance the night away at PA Leadership’s annual Snowball Dance. Two dances were held, one in the east in West Chester and one in the west in Pittsburgh. PALCS students in grades 9-12 were invited to attend along with their guests.
PA Leadership's very own Educational Technology Supervisor, Ms. Courtney Kofeldt, is a finalist for Consortium for School Networking's (CoSN) and EdScoop's 2017 NextGeneration EdTech Leader Award, recognizing K-12 educational technology leaders in America's schools.
The PALCS high school Academic Team has just finished their regular season in the top half of all high schools in the highly competitive Chester County League. Their season is over just yet; the team is now headed to the semi-finals in February.
January 22nd through January 28th marks the 7th annual National School Choice Week (NSCW). This important week includes thousands of events across the country that highlight the demand for successful education options for students around the nation.
PALCS is proud to announce the University Scholars Program (USP) mock trial team who won 3rd place at the 7th annual La Salle Blue & Gold Invitational Mock Trial Tournament on January 14th and 15th, 2017.
On Friday, January 6, 2017, in the midst of a cold Pittsburgh afternoon, PALCS students, their family and friends joined our staff for some winter fun at the Alpha Ice Complex located right next door to the PALCS Western Regional office.
PALCS student William McGregor has been selected as a National YoungArts Foundation Merit Winner. William is 16 years old and in 11th grade here at PALCS. He is a member of the University Scholars program (USP) and has attended the Juilliard Pre-College program in NYC for the past eight years studying the double bass.