Student Spotlight: Rachel Stern

By |2019-04-15T10:16:44-04:00December 15th, 2017|Categories: Latest News, Student Spotlight|Tags: , |

New to PALCS this year is 9th grade student Rachel Stern, a 14-year-old ballerina with the School of Pennsylvania Ballet, from Montgomery County. As a dedicated dancer, Rachel and her family needed to free up more time during the day for training, but making sure that they found an exceptional and challenging academic program for their daughter was just as important. We recently spoke to Rachel’s mother, Jennifer, about what all went into making sure PALCS was the right fit for Rachel.

Student Spotlight: Kyleigh Guttman

By |2019-04-15T11:08:33-04:00October 13th, 2017|Categories: Latest News, Student Spotlight|Tags: , |

Meet Kyleigh Guttman: a 13 year old 9th grade ballerina who is new to PALCS this year. Kyleigh has been practicing ballet for the past 11 years and is very dedicated to her craft, sometimes practicing over 5 hours a day. As a very ambitious young lady, Kyleigh has hopes to become a professional dancer. Continuing her education in a traditional brick-and-mortar school was not an option with her rigorous training schedule. This is why Shauna Guttman, Kyleigh’s mother, explained they needed to make the change to cyber school. We recently had the opportunity to speak with Kyleigh and her mother about the decision-making process when choosing the right school, Kyleigh’s dancing, and their goals for the future.

Dance Teacher Mrs. Duncan Presenting at National Conference

By |2019-04-15T11:40:57-04:00August 25th, 2017|Categories: Latest News, CPFA News, Staff Spotlight|Tags: |

PALCS is proud to announce that CPFA dance teacher, Mrs. Toni Duncan, has been invited to present her proposal, "Curricula Design: Access to Non-Dance Content and for Atypical Populations", at the 19th Annual National Dance Education Organization's (NDEO) Conference this November in San Antonio, Texas.

Both Sides of the State Party at 2017 PALCS Proms

By |2019-04-16T11:38:14-04:00June 5th, 2017|Categories: School News, Latest News|Tags: , |

Many people are surprised that as a cyber school, PA Leadership still holds prom every year. Prom is an annual event students and faculty look forward to each year. It is a momentous occasion for all involved and this year was no different. Two proms are held, one on the East and one on the West part of the state.

PALCS Prom 2017

By |2019-04-16T11:55:08-04:00May 10th, 2017|Categories: School News, Latest News|Tags: |

The 2017 PALCS Prom for the Western part of the state is quickly approaching and it’s no too late to join in on all the fun! Students can register to attend the prom up until the first dance on Saturday night, May 13, 2017! The West’s prom will be held at Station Square and will truly be a night to remember.

CPFA Spring Dance Concert

By |2019-04-16T11:57:29-04:00May 5th, 2017|Categories: School News, Latest News, CPFA News|Tags: |

The PALCS Center for Performing and Fine Arts Dance Department would like to cordially invite you attend the CPFA annual Spring Dance Concert, taking place tonight, Friday May 5th at 7:30 pm at the Phoenixville Area Middle School located in Chester County. This will surely be a night to remember that you will not want to miss.

PALCS Students & Guests Party at Snowball Dance

By |2019-04-16T12:37:14-04:00February 13th, 2017|Categories: School News, Latest News, Student Spotlight|Tags: , |

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.

Student Spotlight: The Diggs Family

By |2019-04-26T17:21:51-04:00November 28th, 2016|Categories: Latest News, Student Spotlight|Tags: , |

10th grade student Tyler Diggs is off to a great start in his first year here at PALCS! Tyler is a very talented ballet dancer and is also now a member of the University Scholars Program (USP) at PALCS. Tyler is 15 years old and is from Bucks County. The Diggs family discovered PALCS from speaking with a few students who are members of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, who attend or have graduated from PALCS as well as participated in USP and the Center for Performing and Fine Arts (CPFA). Tyler’s mother, Carmina, explained that they chose PALCS over other schools because all of the PALCS graduates that they know who have went on to attend college at reputable schools.

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