Welcome to PACA

 PACA’s primary goal is to help Academy parents and guardians navigate these Viking waters. We provide opportunities to communicate, educate, connect, and raise funds to enrich the experience for the entire CA community. 

Join us in dozens of ways to support Columbus Academy!  

Parent Calendar! What’s next?

  • Jan 10 – PACA Youth Sports Lacrosse Registration Meeting; 6pm Dining Hall
  • Jan 22 – SEED meeting; 8am Huntington Room
  • Jan 22 – Dinner of Great ConversationsRSVP by January 13, 2019
  • Jan 29 – Parent Education, movie “Screenagers”; 7pm Dining Hall
  • Feb 2 – “Backstage Pass” event to Celebrate the Arts on campus in 2019 just prior to the middle school musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” (Click here for more information!)
  • Feb 6 – PACA Parent Forum; 8am Dining Hall
  • Feb 24 – MOSAIC Black History Month Event; 3-5pm Dining Hall
  • Feb 27 – LS/MS/US Conferences in afternoon


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(LS) Weekly Update 1-13-2019

Hello Lower School Viking Parents! Happy New Year!  If you haven’t done so already, we hope the snow outside is a reminder to send in snow pants, snow boots, and all winter accessories. Let’s see what’s coming up below!   UPCOMING DATES TO REMEMBER: Monday, January 14: Winter ASA programs begin* Monday, January 14: Spring...
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(US) PACA Bi-Weekly Update 01.09.19

CALENDAR HIGHLIGHTS – for the next two weeks: Semester 1 Grades posted – Tue 1/8 3:30p PACA Parent Forum – Wed 1/9 8a Dining Hall CANCELLED College Counseling Parent Coffees – Wednesdays in January 8a Dining Hall – mostly for junior parent/guardians, all welcome, info on line 1/9   Introduction as part of PACA Forum – CANCELLED 1/16 Standardized Testing 1/23 Planning...
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(US10) 10th Grade Parents/Guardians – We are Hosting an Upper School Faculty Appreciation Breakfast Thursday, January 17th!

01/08/19 Important 10th Grade News Hello 10th grade families, Our grade is hosting an upper school faculty appreciation breakfast on Thursday, January 17th, 2019. Please visit the sign up genius link below if you’re willing to help set up/clean up or donate items for the breakfast to show our upper school faculty how much they’re...
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