(US) PACA Upper School News 2020-2021

(US) PACA Upper School News 2020-2021



Dear Upper School Families,

Lots of new information to process on this gray and snowy day! Read on …

Key Calendar Dates for the Next Two Weeks:

  • February 1st-19th: CA Internship Program Open Application Dates. See below for valuable information
  • Friday, February 5th: Food Truck Friday -Tortilla Street Food
  • February 8th: Cory Izokitis will be having a Senior Parent Zoom Coffee at 8:05am to discuss Senior Project as well as Community Service Hours. Zoom link to follow at a later time.
  • February 12th: No School
  • February 15th: No School
  • Friday, February 19th: Food Truck Friday -Pitabilities

Looking Further Ahead:

  • Week of February 22nd: Spring Sports Begin
  • February 23rd: US Band & Choir Concert
  • February 23rd: Parent SEED
  • Friday, February 27th: Save The Date for The PACA Wine Tasting Event. Details below
  • March 3rd-5th: US Conferences


  • Internship Opportunities for US Students: All current US students are invited to participate in the Columbus Academy Internship Program. Click ContiJ for more information.
  • PACA Presents a Virtual Wine Tasting Event: “Save the Date” in your calendar for this fun, casual virtual PACA fundraising event!
  • Wine on High, a Short North shop owned by CA alum and parent, Sheila Trautner ’98, will provide wine and nonalcoholic options for a guided wine tasting session with their in-house sommelier, Meghan Hardgrove. Charcuterie options to pair with your beverages will also be available for purchase.
  • Enter raffles for chances to win coveted LS, MS, and US parking spots, and reserved front-row seating at the 8th grade and senior graduations!
  • Raise your glass and have fun with other CA parents and CA alumni! A perfect way to spend a cold Saturday evening in February!
  • More details about the event, cost, and registration will be coming shortly. In the meantime, save the date on your calendar to join PACA!
  • College Counseling information and meeting details:Over the past couple of weeks, the College Counseling office has presented various topics related to many hot topics. In case you missed any of the Zoom meetings, or just want to refresh your memory, the whole playlist can be found on the CA YouTube channel.
  • Viking Corner News:A week ahead of schedule! The Viking Corner’s website will reopen for shopping this Monday, February 1st, with in-store shopping available again Thursday, February 4th. Thank you for your patience as we completed inventory.
  • Speaking of Viking Corner, Are you looking for Valentine treats that doesn’t involve sharing food, but supports our school!? Go to Viking Corner for CA pens, pencils, tattoos and erasers that make great gifts! Want a special treat for your teacher? Try a pair of CA socks or notepads!!
  • Many clearance items have been marked down to $5 final sale! Get them before they’re gone! Order online for curbside pickup or sign up to shop on Thursdays 3:30pm-5:30pm!

Hopefully, everyone is off the roads and home for the rest of the evening! Until the next email, stay safe and sound.

US Division Parents

Molly Carlin (Jack ’22, Kyle ’22)
614-506-6642 (c)

Jane Yakam (Grace ’18, Abby ’20, Emma ’22, Nicholas ’24)
(614)783-4980 (c)


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