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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.