Dear Parents and Staff,
Last evening, Helen Caulton-Harris, the Springfield Health and Human Services Commissioner, clarified Mayor Sarno’s Executive Order on mask wearing. She stated that “the mask mandate does not apply to private schools.”
Getting answers: Springfield mask mandate doesn’t apply to private schools
Therefore, masks will remain optional at the Academy unless a new mandate is given by the Springfield Health Department or the Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Your cooperation is needed for the continued well-being of our students and staff. Continue to practice all protocol to lessen the spread of COVID-19. Please do not send your children to school if they are exhibiting ANY symptoms which would indicate that they may not be feeling well.
We continue to navigate an extremely difficult time in our country, but we are confident that “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble” (Psalm 46:1).
THE APPLE PLACE
540 Somers Road
East Longmeadow, MA 01028
Kitchen Jam Live!
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Enjoy live music at The Apple Place
while your family enjoys their ice cream treats!
NEXT WEEK’S EVENTS
PVCA SPIRIT NIGHT AT CHICK-FIL-A
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
Skip the dinner prep and head over to Chick-Fil-A Chicopee for PVCA Mobile Sprit Night on Tuesday, September 21, between 5:00-8:00 PM.
1. Pull up the Chick-fil-A app and select Chicopee as the restaurant location.
2. Make your food selection.
3. On the ‘My Order’ screen, type “SPIRITPVCA” in the special request and a portion of your sale will be donated to the PVCA Booster Club.
SCHOOL PICTURE DAY
THURSDAY, SEPTMEBER 16
ALL DAY EVENT
School portraits will be taken throughout the day on Thursday, September 16. The pictures will be used in the PVCA yearbook and for student i.d. cards. Parents wanting to purchase prints should fill out and submit the order form sent home with their student.
GRADE 10 FUNDRAISER-CAR WASH
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
Help raise money for the sophomore class AND get your car washed at the same time! Stop by PVCA on Saturday, September 18, between 8:00 AM and noon to get your car wash by the sophomore class.
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SOPHOMORE CLASS CAR WASH!
Get your car FALL READY!
Stop by PVCA on Saturday, September 18, between the hours of 8:00 AM – Noon and have your car washed by the sophomore class.
All proceeds will benefit the sophomore class!
MUM ORDER FORM
Mum pre-orders will be accepted up until Friday, September 24.
Mum pick-up day will be Monday, September 27, between 2:50-4:00 PM
(When picking up mums, please do not enter the main office drive way until all of the buses have departed)
KRISPY KREME ORDER FORM
School cancellations, classroom announcements, and/or special notifications will be sent to your phone via text message.
To sign up:
It is that EASY!
TELL YOUR FRIENDS
We still have open slots available throughout the Academy.
Help us spread the word by reaching out to your family, friends, co-workers, and neighbors.
THE PVCA PRAYER LIST
The PVCA prayer list is updated daily and sent out weekly to subscribers. If you would like to sign-up for the PVCA prayer list or have a prayer request, fill out the form(s) below.
SUBSCRIBE TO THE PVCA PRAYER LIST
PRAYER REQUEST FORM
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 Radio Station – WIHS 104.9 FM