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A Job Well Done at Musical Theater Solo & Ensemble

On Saturday, November 11, six PCA secondary students spent their day at Grosse Pointe South High School. They had the honor of being part of the MSVMA (Michigan School Vocal Music Association) Musical Theater Solo & Ensemble Festival. According to the MSVMA website, "MSVMA welcomes high school students to participate in its Musical Theater Solo [...]

By |November 11th, 2017|Categories: Fine and Performing Arts, Secondary|Tags: |Comments Off on A Job Well Done at Musical Theater Solo & Ensemble

Ready, Set, Robot

Elise Miera (11) pays careful attention to a Northville mentor The leaves are turning, the air is crisp, and Team 4405 is putting their gears into the grind as Saturday, November 4th marked the first official day of the PCA Varsity Robotics season. The software team took a trip to Northville High School [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|Categories: Robotics, School News, Secondary|Tags: , |Comments Off on Ready, Set, Robot

It’s National Family Literacy Month — Why Not Celebrate All Year Long!

Reading books and doing activities together as a family creates memories that last a lifetime and research shows that it can greatly influence your child’s literacy. So why not celebrate National Family Literacy Month all year long? November is family literacy month and we’re privileged to come alongside your family to provide ways to empower [...]

By |November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Elementary, Reading|Tags: , , |Comments Off on It’s National Family Literacy Month — Why Not Celebrate All Year Long!

What does it take to make the perfect toothpick bridge?

The toothpick bridge project is a staple in Plymouth Christian Academy’s science program. All of the 8th-grade students participate in this event, sponsored by our veteran middle school science teacher, Mrs. Debbie Hope. The young designers must create a toothpick bridge that meets the following two requirements: it must be under 100 grams and hold [...]

By |November 2nd, 2017|Categories: School News, Secondary|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What does it take to make the perfect toothpick bridge?

Emphasizing the Importance of Prayer

On October 24, 2017, PCA elementary students were provided the opportunity to grow in their prayer life through a small group mentoring program called Connect Groups. During chapel, students were organized into Connect Groups to practice and apply what they learned through directed activities, responsive prayer, and group prayer time. Approximately once a month, 6th-grade [...]

By |November 1st, 2017|Categories: Elementary, Principal's Corner, School News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Emphasizing the Importance of Prayer

PCA Photography Contest Returns-Get Your Camera Ready!

This December, PCA secondary students will once again have the opportunity to showcase their photography talent and skills in the PCA Photography Contest. What is the purpose of PCA’s Photography Contest? Art teacher, Mr. Costello, reports that this contest is meant to showcase the talent of our student body. “The Art Show displays the drawings [...]

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Little Mermaid Auditions-News You Need to Know!

The Little Mermaid is coming to PCA in the spring of 2018 and the following is all the news secondary students need to know for the upcoming auditions. General Auditions (choose 1 day) Monday and Tuesday, November 13 & 14, 3:15-5:30 pm in the Auditorium "Flounder" Auditions TBA; open to boys grades 7-12; must have [...]

By |October 31st, 2017|Categories: Fine and Performing Arts, School News, Secondary|Tags: |Comments Off on Little Mermaid Auditions-News You Need to Know!

Here I Stand-Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation at PCA

Tuesday, October 31, 2017, marks 500 years since Martin Luther, a German monk, posted his 95 Theses and set in motion the Protestant Reformation. According to the website, LutheranReformation.org, "The Reformation was, first and foremost, all about the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It was then, and it still is now. The task of reformation never [...]

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Michigan Law Requires all Class of 2018 Graduating Seniors to be CPR Trained

The state of Michigan passed legislation in December 2016, requiring all high school seniors to be CPR trained in order to graduate from high school. The Class of 2018 is the 1st class affected by this law. Click HERE to learn more about the law. During ExPlore Week in March 2017, PCA offered a CPR [...]

By |October 27th, 2017|Categories: School News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Michigan Law Requires all Class of 2018 Graduating Seniors to be CPR Trained

Manuscripts come Alive in PCA’s Literature Classes

Back by popular demand, Mrs. Curley’s literature classes were host to teachers from the Michigan Medieval Combat Association, a sword fighting school located in Livonia, Mi. Captain Kyle Randall-Tansek, Captain Benjamin David Curley, and Michael Hensley brought medieval and renaissance manuscripts to life through live interpretations and interactive demonstrations. Senior Evan Wright reflected “I really [...]

By |October 26th, 2017|Categories: School News|Comments Off on Manuscripts come Alive in PCA’s Literature Classes