(US) PACA Upper School News 2/11/2020



It was a busy weekend at CA and a highlight for many was winfo. By all accounts a fun time was had by all. I’d say that’s a winfun!! There’s a lot happening at school in the next few weeks. Please read it all so you don’t miss a thing:

Key Dates For The Next Two Weeks:

Monday, February 10th: Winter conferences registration opens.

Wednesday, February 12th: Internship Application Portal Closes

Wednesday, February 12th: Wrestling Senior Night, 5:45pm

Thursday, February 13th: Senior Parent Coffee, 8am (Dining Hall)

Friday, February 14th: Professional Development Day (NO SCHOOL)

Monday, February 17th: President’s Day (NO SCHOOL)

Saturday, February 22nd: Mosaic Black History Month Event, 2-4pm (Dining Hall)

Looking Further Ahead:

Tuesday, February, 25th: US Band and Choir Concert

Tuesday, February, 25th: PACA “Backstage Pass” to US Band and Choir Concert

Wednesday, February26th: Ash Wednesday, Lent Begins

Wednesday, February26th: Parent Teacher Conferences Begin

Thursday, February 27th: LS/MS/US Dismissal, 12pm

Friday, February 28th: Parent Teacher Conferences (NO SCHOOL)

Wednesday, March 4th: PACA Parent Forum, 8am (Dining Hall)

Wednesday, March 4th: College Counseling Preview for Gr. 9&10, 7-8pm (Schoedinger Theater)

Tuesday, March, 10th: Holi

Wednesday, March 11th: Senior Trip

Saturday, March 16th: Spring Break

Saturday, May 9th: “WE ARE CA!” SPRING FESTIVAL

Additional Details and Information:

Winter Conference Sign-up

Winter conferences are just around the corner… Wednesday – Friday, February 26-28.

Online registration opens Monday, February 10th at 7:00pm. If you have any questions, please call 614-509-221 or email parentconferences.

See attachment for instructions

Internship Opportunities For Upper School Students

All current upper school students are invited to participate in the Columbus Academy Internship Program. Available positions from our organization partners opened on January 27. The Internship application portal closes on Wednesday, February 12th.

January 27 – February 12 – applications open (at bit.ly/CAInternships_Summer2020)

February 27 – Interview Day at CA (participating partners TBD)

Visit ContiJ for more information.

Mosaic Black History Month Event

Join Mosaic on Saturday, February 22 for food, music, fashion & various speakers to help celebrate the impact the African Diaspora has had on our world today. (2:00-4:00 pm, CA Dining Hall)


Join PACA in celebrating our extraordinary community with an evening full of friends, food, and fun! Formerly known as the Gala, all are welcome to attend the “WE ARE CA!” SPRING FESTIVAL.

If interested in supporting or collaborating, please contact Gabriela May at hGaby33 or Amy Gonzalez at ajtressler.

US Division Parents
Claudia Walter (Karina ’17, Max ’20, Maya ’22)

Jane Yakam (Grace ’18, Abby ’20, Emma ’22, Nicholas ’24)


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