Abby Frost’s Essay Chosen as State Winner of DAR Contest

Prince Avenue Christian School junior Abby Frost was recently notified that the American History essay she submitted to the Apalachee Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) has been selected as the essay contest state winner.  Abby responded to the prompt, “Advantages and Disadvantages of Working Relationships Between Foreign Parties”.  Specifically, Abby’s
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Lower School Students Qualify for Duke Talent Identification Program

Fourth through fifth-grade students who scored in the 95th percentile or higher on an accepted subtest of the Terra Nova Achievement Test last spring were recently recognized for qualifying to participate in the highly selective Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP).  Participation in the 4th-6th Grade Talent Search offers students opportunities such as online activities, a book
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Alicia Ross Speaks to Students in Lunch and Learn

Prince parent Alicia Ross recently spoke to Prince Avenue Christian School high school students as part of the school's Lunch and Learn program.  Mrs. Ross spoke to students about her career in nursing.  She explained that to be a successful nurse, it is necessary to have compassion, effective communication skills, confidence, and attention to detail.  Mrs.
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Emily Weaver Named Rotary Student of the Semester

Senior Emily Weaver has been named Prince Avenue Christian School's Rotary Student of the Semester selected by teachers for her demonstration of the Rotary Club motto of "Service Above Self."  Emily, the daughter of Chris and Tracey Weaver, chose Ben Wallis, Director of Spiritual Life, to share this honor with her.  
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Eley, Adams, and Morris Nominated as GISA Master Teachers

Three teachers from Prince Avenue Christian School were recently nominated by the PACS administration as Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) 2018 Master Teachers.  Kindergarten teacher Mandy Eley, band director Miles Adams, and Director of Fine Arts LaMurl Morris will all participate in the selection process for this special honor.  The selection process for Master Teacher is challenging and competitive.
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PACS Awarded Walton EMC School Empowerment Grant

Prince Avenue Christian School was recently awarded the Walton EMC School Empowerment Grant.  This grant is the STEM Lab Establishment/Science Curriculum Grant and will benefit the lower school with science equipment and supplies such as microscopes, balance scales, and other lab tools as well as supplies needed for projects to enrich studies in earth, physical, and life science.
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Prince Parent Jeff Carter Lunch and Learn Speaker

Prince parent and Board of Trustees member Jeff Carter recently came and spoke to Prince Avenue Christian high school students on the career of engineering as part of the school's Lunch and Learn program.   Mr. Carter graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Engineering. After spending several years as vice
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Prince Parent Dr. Peter Kelley Lunch and Learn Speaker

Prince parent Dr. Peter Kelley was this month’s speaker at the PACS high school Lunch and Learn program.  Dr. Kelley works as an anesthesiologist at Peidmont Athens Regional Hospital.  He explained to students that a profession in the medical field takes time and academic effort and that students who desire to work in
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Sue Nell Smeltzer Receives Above and Beyond Award

Prince Avenue third grade teacher Mrs. Sue Nell Smeltzer recently received the Above and Beyond Award for the first quarter of school.  The Above and Beyond Award recognizes teachers and staff members through a nomination and evaluation process conducted by members of the school’s Administrative Leadership Team.  This individual is considered based on attitude and
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PACS Seniors Recognized by National Merit Scholarship Program

Two students in the Prince Avenue Christian School Class of 2018 were recently recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program for their outstanding performance on the October 2016 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Emily Weaver was named a Semifinalist.  The daughter of Chris and Tracey Weaver, Emily will have the opportunity to continue in the competition for 7,500 National Merit
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