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Socialization in Cyber School

By |December 14th, 2018, 9:00 am|Categories: Latest News, School News|Tags: , , , |

The number one concern most families have when making the switch from a brick-and-mortar school to a cyber-school is socialization. When will my children get the socialization skills they need? Are there any socialization opportunities? Will my child meet new friends? These are all questions we hear fairly often.

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.

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.

PNC Park Field Trip

By |May 18th, 2018, 9:00 am|Categories: Latest News, School News|Tags: , |

The sky was clear and the sun was shining on April 13th as a group of over 65 PALCS faculty, staff, students, and families gathered at the statue of Willie Stargell, the world-famous Pittsburgh Pirate, outside PNC Park on the North Shore of Pittsburgh for a tour of the baseball park.

CSI Lab Event

By |May 14th, 2018, 9:00 am|Categories: Latest News, Student Spotlight|Tags: , |

In March, PALCS students in grades 6-8 were invited to PA Leadership’s main office to participate in a CSI lab event.

PALCS High School Open House 2018

By |April 30th, 2018, 9:00 am|Categories: Latest News, School News|Tags: , , |

In March, the faculty and administration of the main PALCS office in West Chester and the Western Regional Center in Pittsburgh invited students in grades 9-12 and their parents/guardians to the 2018 High School Open House.

Get Ready to Dance at the PALCS Proms!

By |March 23rd, 2018, 9:00 am|Categories: Latest News, School News|Tags: , , |

Hey PALCS, let’s dance! Although it may seem far away, Prom 2018 will be here before you know it! Students on both sides of the state may now register to attend the PALCS Prom on PALCSchool.

March PALCS Activities

By |March 12th, 2018, 9:00 am|Categories: Latest News, School News|Tags: , , , |

If you were a fly on the wall at any of the PALCS offices this past Friday, March 2, you would have seen what we mean when we say there is always something going on within the PALCS community! Students from all different grades and their families gathered at PALCS offices across the state for different events and activities that took place throughout the day.

PALCS Visits the Carnegie Museums

By |February 23rd, 2018, 9:00 am|Categories: Latest News, School News|Tags: , , , |

On Friday, February 16, 2018, over 200 members of the PALCS community gathered at the Carnegie Museum of Art & Natural History in Pittsburgh, PA. All students in grades K-12 were invited, along with their families and friends, joined by teachers and staff, for a free day of educational fun at the connected museums of Natural History and Art. The event ran from 10 am - 12 pm, though families were invited to stay the duration of the day.

Educational Trips: Past and Future

By |January 19th, 2018, 9:00 am|Categories: Latest News, School News, USP News|Tags: , , |

This past year, the University Scholars Program (USP) had some amazing trips and educational journeys that brought them up and down the East Coast: north to New York and south to the Florida Keys, and several places in between!

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