Spring break is here! PALCS spring break takes place from Monday, April 10th - Monday, April 17th. Whether you are traveling, catching up on your favorite TV show or making sure get as much sleep as you can, remember the 3 important R’s: relax, rejuvenate and reflect on the school year thus far.
Download your very own PALCS Course Catalog today to see why the 2017-2018 school year is shaping up to be our best year yet!
The students of the PALCS Center for Performing and Fine Arts (CPFA) are proudly presenting sold-out performances of this year’s spring musical, the Student Edition of Sweeney Todd.
2016-2017 enrollment for this year is starting to close and the 2017-2018 application for next year has arrived!
2016-2017 (current school year, ending June 2017)
If you are in need of a change for the current school year then it is not too late, but time is running out, so act NOW! PALCS is still open for enrollment for the current 2016-2017 school year for grades K-11, but not for long!
Grades K-8 are scheduled to close on March 29, 2017 and grades 9-11 will be closing May 1, 2017. This means that in order to be eligible to enroll for the current school year, all paperwork, documents, and an on-site orientation must be completed before the above dates. Looking for a change? PALCS may have what you’re looking for.
The application and registration information is available on the Enroll page. Enrollment closings for the remaining grades are quickly approaching, so do not miss out on joining the PALCS community!
2017-2018 (next school year, beginning Fall 2017)
We are excited to announce that the 2017-2018 PALCS application has been released! Anyone who is interested in enrolling a student for the 2017-2018 school year can now apply online on our Enrollment page.
PALCS offers students in grades K-12 an individualized, flexible, and challenging education within a safe environment. With over 160 highly qualified, state certified teachers, a custom teacher created curriculum, and a fully equipped guidance department, students are given the support and tools they need to succeed not only academically but in life.
PALCS is proud to announce that the Center for Performing and Fine Arts High School Jazz Ensemble won several awards at the Cavalcade of Bands Festivals.
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.
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.