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Waterfront Enhancement Project

The expansion, now underway is
estimated to take place in two phases
with completion within the upcoming
academic year.

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Practice Academic Excellence

at PCA, where our educational program is academically rigorous
and culminates in an excellent college preparatory Upper School program.

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During your time in study and growth at PCA.


International Student Program

PCA has a thriving International Student Program. Find out more here.


October 5-10 is an exciting week at PCA all leading up to the games on Saturday and the class of 2005 reunion. ALL the info you need in one spot, right here…. coming soon! Stay tuned!

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"PCA helped me a lot spiritually, mentally & academically. I loved all my teachers!"

− Allyson Boardman, Class of 2005

"I feel that PCA equipped me very well for college. What I learned here I will never forget."

− Rachel Conway, Class of 2006

"I loved my teachers. Mr. Beal and Mr. Foley prepared me for college classes and the expectations that my professors have of me now. The experiences I had in PCA’s various clubs, especially missions, have stayed with me. After college I would like to work with a non-profit that addresses human trafficking."

− Gabrielle Martin, PCA Class of 2013

"Excellent! Mr. Beal prepared me for English. Also, a Christian background is wonderful!"

− Ben Heidebrink, Class of 2005

"PCA equipped me very well. I am very comfortable in all of my classes (at college). I also know my values and have no need to question my actions."

− Nadi Nina Kaonga, Class of 2006

"Academically, I felt more than prepared."

− Joel Waechter, Class of 2006
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National Merit Commendation Award to PCA Senior Josh Rocconi

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Over 1.5 million students took the 2014 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT) last October and entered the National Merit Scholarship Program.

16,000 of the 1.5 million have been designated as Semifinalists and continue in the competition for the National Merit Scholarships offered in the spring. Another 34, 000 high performers have been named Commended Students. Commended Students are recognized for the exceptional academic promise demonstrated by their outstanding performance on the qualifying test (PSAT).

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Medal Ceremony

Freshman Alicia Reynolds

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After a successful summer show season, freshman Alicia Reynolds, qualified for the Downeast Medal Finals—a 3 day equestrian event at Skowhegan Fairgrounds. Alicia and her beloved horse Jules, competed in the Long Stirrup Equitation program which includes jumping.

On Saturday, Alicia and Jules won Reserve Champion in the Division; and on Sunday they finished first in their events and won the title of Downeast 2015 Medal Finals Champion – Long Stirrup 13-17.

Alicia has been riding since she was five, however she just began competing on a competitive level in June of this year. She trains three times a week at Surf Point Stables. This summer Alicia completed her volunteer service program by assisting with the stable’s summer children’s program, combining her love of horses and children.

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Ugandan Youth Visit PCA

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Earlier this month, a special group of young leaders from Youth Passionate Organization of Kampala, Uganda who works with Friend’s Forever (an organization that educates youth from other countries about leadership, peace, and conflict resolution) came to PCA. They treated the Lower School students to a performance of traditional Ugandan song and dance.

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PCA in the News: Coach Feature

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PCA’s founding Cross Country coach, Mike Shevenell, was recently featured on Coach Shevenell is now in his 19th year for coaching student athletes at PCA. That adds up to 54 total seasons including Cross Country, Winter Track, and Track & Field. When asked, “What got you into coaching?” Coach responded, “The desire to share my love of running with young athletes at our school. I started coaching middle school athletes before Portsmouth Christian even had a high school. I was thrilled to start the school’s first ever Cross Country team.”

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