FEATURES

A Day in the Life of Father McClellan

When the PAW initially informed Providence Academy’s beloved chaplain, Father McClellan, that he would be featured in an article, his initial reaction was, “Why? I’m too boring to write about.” However, with his daily tasks ranging from Student Support Team meetings...

Sister Amelia: Beyond the Habit

Written By: Shannon Healy Among this year's many new additions to Providence Academy’s faculty and staff is Sister Amelia, a Dominican Sister of St. Cecilia whose loving heart has already impacted the school community. Sister Amelia was not raised in a family that...

A Director Like No Other

Are you curious about what a day in the life of Providence Academy’s beloved Upper School Director, Mr. Kurt Jaeger, looks like? The PAW was, and we decided to follow him for a day to see for ourselves all that he does for our school. Spoiler alert! Our biggest...
A Peek Inside Pre-K

A Peek Inside Pre-K

Providence Academy’s Pre-Kindergarten classes have days full of learning and fun. Each day in Pre-K focuses on growing the students’ love for learning through structured lessons and open play. The PA class of 2036 has two classes: Mrs. Raymaker’s and Mrs. Kennedy’s...

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PA Junior Competes at Speech Nationals

PA Junior Competes at Speech Nationals

Providence Academy’s multi-talented Anika Austvold, ‘24, competed in the National Speech 2023 Tournament in Chanhassen, Minnesota. To receive this honor of participating in the tournament speech contestants must either receive two bids from judges or win the Minnesota...

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PAW Feature: Chef Morris Whips Up Magic

PAW Feature: Chef Morris Whips Up Magic

One of the best aspects of Providence Academy is the lunches. From Greek Salad to Italian Dunkers, and even a soft-serve ice cream machine, every dish has its own appeal, and none of these would be possible without Chef Marshall Morris.  This is Chef Morris’s...

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Watt He Does: The Electric Life of Mr. Plucinski

Watt He Does: The Electric Life of Mr. Plucinski

“Crazy. Hair.” are the words that come to Robotics team member Nathan Hemmesch’s ‘22 mind when thinking of Mr. Michael Plucinski, Upper School Physics Teacher and Robotics Coach. Plucinski’s distinctive fluff is his trademark that helps the student body identify him...

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