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POINSETTIA SALE
ORDER BY DECEMBER 1

Purchase your holiday poinsettias through Pioneer Valley Christian Academy, and 100% of the purchase will benefit the PVCA Arts and Music Departments.

To explore the different selections and to order, click on the button below. 

THANKSGIVING BREAK
NOVEMBER 25-27

PVCA will be closed for Thanksgiving from Wednesday, November 25 – Friday, November 27. School will resume Monday, November 30,
at 7:55 AM.

If you are traveling, please review protocols for returning to school.

GIVING TUESDAY
DECEMBER 1

Giving Tuesday is a global day of generosity that inspires hundred of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate giving.

Pioneer Valley Christian Academy is participating in Giving Tuesday on December 1.

Click HERE to copy the PVCA Giving Tuesday link and share with your family, friends, and coworkers.

CANDY-GRAM
DECEMBER 1 – 15

The PVCA Booster Club will be selling Candy-Grams Tuesday, December 1 – Tuesday, December 15.

Each Candy-Gram costs $1.00 and includes a personalized message.

To order Candy-Grams, click on the button below.

Would you consider choosing Pioneer Valley Christian Academy in celebrating Giving Tuesday? PVCA is committed to graduating young men and women who think critically and who lead and serve with passion for God’s glory. Giving Tuesday is a global day of generosity inspiring hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a large gap in the Academy’s annual fund, and PVCA needs donations more than ever. Every gift makes a difference.

EXTRA EXTRA! HEAR ALL ABOUT IT!
PVCA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS PUBLISH THEIR FIRST SCHOOL PAPER

KEEP PVCA OPEN

Know your risk before planning your holiday gatherings and traveling plans.
Click on the buttons below to read your state’s regulations and guidelines.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HOW TO KEEP YOUR FAMILY HEALTHY, VISIT OUR TRAVEL SAFE PAGE BY CLICKING THE BUTTON BELOW

I am amazed at the progress my students are making. I enjoy watching them help each other and follow the same process that I model. When a student asks another student a question like, ‘Ok, what do you do next,’ instead of just giving their friend the answer, it makes me want to cry happy tears.

Bethany Souza

High School Math Teacher, PVCA

Instead of teaching lessons in class and then assigning problem sets for homework, lessons are taught through homework videos and problem sets are assigned and completed in class. The idea is to alleviate frustration of doing homework without the understanding of a concept.

The Flipped Classroom

 

  1. Allows students to work through challenging problems with guidance from their instructor during class time.
  2. Allows students to work collaboratively and more productively during class time.
  3. Allows the teacher to facilitate positive problem solving strategies.
  4. Allows students to re-watch videos in preparation for tests and quizzes.
  5. Minimizes the length of time and frustration spent on homework outside of school hours.

If you would like to learn more about the flipped classroom,
CLICK HERE.

CAREERS AT PIONEER VALLEY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

SCHOOL CLOSINGS & DELAYS

All notifications will be released by 6:00 AM

PVCA One Call Now

One Call Now is a service PVCA uses to alert the community with important notifications. Voice or text messages will be sent to you if our school must close or delay opening due to weather.

ALL PVCA families are automatically signed up for One Call Now unless they opt out.

PVCA Text Update

To receive text updates, text “ALERT” to 22300.

Be sure PVCA has your cell phone # on file and your cell provider allows you to receive text messages from a third party number.

Local News & Radio

Local News Channels – ABC 40, WFSB 3, WWLP 22

Local Radio Station – WIHS 104.9 FM

FALL FAMILY FUN

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
TOP FIVE THANKSGIVING MOVIES

VIDANGEL
Filter Movies for FREE

VIDANGEL WEBSITE

VIDANGEL INFORMATION

Do not miss out on this fantastic, FREE streaming video service.

With colder weather creeping in, families may spend more time snuggled up for a famiy movie night. With so many movies to select from, families might hesitate to try out a “new” movie not knowing what might “pop-up” unexpectedly. There is a wide range of content allowed in PG to PG-13 movies.

VidAngel is a streaming video company that allows the user to skip distasteful content based on user preferences regarding profanity, nudity, sexual situations, and graphic violence.

Viewers are presented with a list of filters that they decide whether or not to block out. The result, a movie that is appropriate for the age group watching. For more information, click here.