Sweet 16, Sweet Indeed

Teenage years are filled with new freedoms, ambitions, experiences, and discovery in many different areas. These new endeavors can cause overwhelming feelings especially felt when one turns 16. This is the year of being a sophomore, when curfews get later, and you’re...

Snow, snow, go away!

The Providence community has seen an unfamiliar message on our school homepage this winter:  School closed due to inclement weather.  Record snowfall and brutally frigid temperatures over the last month have occasioned a record number of snow days for PA.  Several...

Senior Slide

We’ve seen it before:  A senior starts caring less and less about his or her grades.  It escalates, and their GPA starts sliding downwards. Soon their inbox starts to fill up as the “M” emails come in.  This is senior slide, a phenomenon affecting...

A Superior Listening Experience

The Providence Academy band and orchestra kept their superior streak alive in the annual strings competition held last Thursday here at PA.  8 orchestras and bands from across the state played one or two pieces they had practiced for months, pouring their whole hearts...

This Day in History: The Tet Offensive Ends

On this day in 1968, the Tet Offensive ended. This series of North Vietnamese surprise attacks on over 100 cities, hamlets, and military positions in South Vietnam crushed U.S. morale. U.S. and South Vietnamese troops pushed back communist forces after initial losses,...