Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Elliot Mast

By |April 21st, 2017, 9:00 am|Categories: Blog Article, Latest News, Student Spotlight|

Elliot Mast, PALCS senior of Blair County, is a student of many talents. First enrolling at PALCS in 2012 as a 7th grader, Elliot is now 18 and in the process of fulfilling his lifelong dream of playing Major League Baseball (MLB). Elliot is, as he puts it, a “baseball player, playing for a purpose.”

Family Spotlight: The Ellison Family

By |April 7th, 2017, 9:00 am|Categories: Blog Article, Latest News, Student Spotlight|

Here at PALCS, students enroll from all around the state for many different reasons. Getting the chance to speak to students and their families to learn their stories is one of the great joys of being a state-wide cyber charter school. We recently had the chance to speak to parent Colleen Ellison, who has two students enrolled here at PALCS. The Ellison family lives in Allegheny County and frequently visitsthe PALCS Western Regional Office located in Pittsburgh, PA.

CPFA Spring Musical

By |March 31st, 2017, 9:00 am|Categories: Blog Article, CPFA News, Latest News, School News, Student Spotlight|

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.

Family Spotlight: The Byler Family

By |March 27th, 2017, 9:00 am|Categories: Blog Article, Latest News, Student Spotlight|

The Byler family has eight children, all of whom have attended PALCS at some point during their schooling. Five Bylers are PALCS graduates and an additional student remains with us as a senior this year. We recently had the chance to speak to the Byler family about their students, what they are doing now, and how school choice and cyber school impacted their family.

CPFA Jazz Ensemble Wins Again

By |March 15th, 2017, 9:00 am|Categories: Blog Article, CPFA News, Latest News, Student Spotlight|

We are pleased to announce the ongoing success of our CPFA High School Jazz Ensemble, whose consistent talent led them to receive a rating of “Outstanding” this past weekend at another Cavalcade of Bands Jazz Festival.

PALCS CPFA Students Win at the Cavalcade of Bands

By |February 27th, 2017, 9:00 am|Categories: Blog Article, CPFA News, Latest News, School News, Student Spotlight|

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.

Honor Roll: Second Marking Period

By |February 20th, 2017, 9:00 am|Categories: Blog Article, Latest News, School News, Student Spotlight|

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.

PALCS Students & Guests Party at Snowball Dance

By |February 13th, 2017, 9:00 am|Categories: Blog Article, Latest News, School News, Student Spotlight|

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.

PALCS Academic Team Progresses to Semi-Finals

By |January 30th, 2017, 9:15 am|Categories: Latest News, School News, Student Spotlight, USP News|

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.

PALCS USP Mock Trial Team Takes Third

By |January 23rd, 2017, 9:00 am|Categories: Latest News, Student Spotlight, USP News|

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.

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