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?

Sept 25 – 8th Grade Washington DC Trip Meeting – Dining Room (8am)

Sept 26 – Deadline for registration for the 4/5/6 PACA Youth Basketball League*

Sept 27 – 6th Grade Parent Coffee – Dining Room (8am)

Sept 30 – CA Apple Picking Service Event (Note: location has changed)

Sept 30 – ¡HOLA! Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

Oct 2 – 7th Grade Coffee
Oct  3 – PACA Parent Forum / 8am
Oct 4 – 8th Grade Coffee
Oct 12 – Charlie David Dinner / 5pm 

Oct 29-Nov2 – Book Fair

Oct 29-Nov 6 – Kids-4-Kids Community Service Clothing Drive
      Parent Volunteer Opportunity

Nov  3 – PACA Parent Forum / 8am 

Join us October 12th

Charlie David Dinner

Open Wednesdays or Online 24/7


Connecting you with your school


Open daily in the MS building, lower level, near the nurses' office



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Library Volunteers Always Welcome!

Latest from our News Feed:

(LS) Weekly digest 9-23-18

Hello Lower School Viking Parents! Wow!  One month of school already down, eight to go!  Let’s dive right in to all the CA info you need to know in the upcoming weeks. UPCOMING DATES TO REMEMBER: Wednesday, Sep 26 – school photo retakes* Wednesday, Sep 26 – deadline for CA Youth Basketball (grade 4-6) registration*...
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(ALL) All families welcome to ¡HOLA! Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

  Mark your calendars to join ¡HOLA!  – CA’s Hispanic Outreach and Latino Awareness group –  from 4-7pm on Sunday, September 30th, for its celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The event will take place outside on the Lazarus Courtyard (between the Middle School and Dining Hall) and will include a DJ, dancing, food, games and...
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12th Grade Coffee Notes

College Counseling Team’s comments: Financial Aid Night: Tuesday, October 2nd at 7pm in the Schoedinger Theater. This is a joint program with CSG. Seniors have been meeting with their college counselor every couple of weeks – these meetings are student-led and the students need to plan for each meeting. Many colleges are visiting CA’s campus...
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