Giving Thanks to Our 3,000 Students!

By |November 16th, 2018, 9:00 am|Categories: Latest News, School News|Tags: , |

It is already mid-November and the holiday season is quickly approaching! It has been such an amazing year for PALCS so far, and we would like to reflect on all of the reasons we have to be thankful. Our latest breaking news is that PALCS, for the first time in its 15 year history, has over 3,000 students currently enrolled students state-wide. This milestone was reached just this week, and is our largest student body ever.

Student Spotlight: Haozhou Wang

By |November 9th, 2018, 9:00 am|Categories: Latest News, School News|Tags: |

Meet Haozhou Wang, a musically inclined 10th grader at PALCS. At age 3 and a half, Haozhou fell in love with music and playing the piano. Now age 17, Haozhou is an accomplished award-winner in several international piano competitions and takes courses at The Julliard School in New York.

Now Accepting ’19-’20 CPFA Applications!

By |November 5th, 2018, 9:00 am|Categories: CPFA News, Latest News, School News|Tags: |

We are excited to announce that we are now accepting Center for Performing and Fine Arts applications for the 2019-2020 school year! Although our Center for Performing and Fine Arts program has reached full capacity for the current 2018-2019 school year, it is not too early to begin exploring your options for next school year and see if PALCS or CPFA is a good fit for you and your family.

Fall Festivities

By |October 31st, 2018, 9:00 am|Categories: Blog Article, Latest News, School News|Tags: |

Can you believe that it is almost Halloween? The holiday season is quickly approaching, and this fun fall holiday calls for costumes, sweets, and trick-or-treats.

PALCS Takes On the Renaissance Faire

By |October 29th, 2018, 9:00 am|Categories: Latest News, School News|Tags: , |

On Friday, October 10th, 2018, a group of PALCS families and staff met up at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, located on the grounds of the Mount Hope Estate in Manheim, Pennsylvania.

Unity Day 2018

By |October 25th, 2018, 9:00 am|Categories: Latest News, School News|Tags: |

Yesterday, October 24th, 2018 was Unity Day, so PALCS teachers and staff gathered in their orange shirts, pants, and shoes, to celebrate and stand against bullying. We are united for kindness, acceptance and inclusion of all students!

Cyberbullying Awareness

By |October 22nd, 2018, 9:00 am|Categories: Blog Article, Latest News, School News|Tags: |

Bullying is incredibly common: at least one in four students in the United States have indicated they have been bulled at school, and many more students have witnessed or participated in a bullying incident. Many parents may anecdotally remember bullying in the school building and the internet as a refuge from this on-site bullying. However, being surrounded by technology, social media, and digital platforms, cyberbullying has become an issue. Depending on ages and orientations of students, anywhere between a tenth and one half of U.S. students have experienced cyberbullying.

Student Spotlight: Lionel McCulloch

By |October 19th, 2018, 9:00 am|Categories: Blog Article, Latest News, Student Spotlight|Tags: , , |

Meet Lionel Phoenix McCulloch, a PALCS senior who was named second place high school winner in the Philadelphia Young Playwright’s competition for 2018. Lionel does over six shows each year as an actor, director or designer. As an avid theater lover and practitioner, “this wasn’t Lionel’s first play, but it was the first one he’d entered in this competition”, says his mom, Aileen.

Bullying Prevention Month

By |October 12th, 2018, 9:00 am|Categories: Blog Article, Latest News, School News|Tags: , , |

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. We want to join together as a community to prevent bullying and make positive changes. Here at PALCS, we create a safe environment both virtually and on-site, where we have zero tolerance for bullying.

Family Spotlight: The Leiphart Family

By |September 28th, 2018, 9:00 am|Categories: Latest News, Student Spotlight|Tags: , |

Meet the Leiphart family: parents Stacie and Brad, and children Reese, Raegan, and Rhett. Thanks to an amazing career opportunity, they have lived in three different countries and traveled all over the world, though they are now back home in Berks County, PA, where they grew up.

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