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PPCA Winter Guard wins State Championship!

PPCA Winter Guard wins State Championship!

Park Place Christian Academy’s Winter Guard recently won the State Championship for the Mississippi Indoor Association Guard Scholastic Novice A competition in Jackson. Pictured, left to right are squad members Eva Jones, Emma Harper, Jeanna Winborne, Megan Wells,...

Helicopter visit delights children

Helicopter visit delights children

Trooper First Class Andrew Beaver (left) and Lieutenant Cole Trowbridge are shown with preschool children PPCA students enjoyed a visit from two helicopter pilots when they landed on the practice field, thanks to an invitation by PPCA Director of Security Colonel Jim...

Cathy Bennett is Teacher of the Year

Cathy Bennett is Teacher of the Year

Cathy Bennett is shown with PPCA Head of School Jason Cook. Computer teacher Cathy Bennett is PPCA's Teacher of the Year for 2020-2021 as noted at a recent Pearl Chamber of Commerce meeting by the Midsouth Association of Independent Schools. PPCA Head of School Jason...

Drama classes present “A Bagful of Fables” April 22 and 23

Drama classes present “A Bagful of Fables” April 22 and 23

Pictured are cast members of Park Place Christian Academy’s Drama Department which will present public performances of “A Bagful of Fables” April 22 and 23 at 6 p.m. Front Row, left to right: Bella Wooten, Deanna Barnes, Elizabeth Myers, Cait May, Morgan Gills and...

PPCA Senior Night held for Spring Sports

PPCA Senior Night held for Spring Sports

Fourteen graduating athletes and their parents were recognized March 11 at Freedom Park in Ridgeland for PPCA's Senior Night for spring sports. Those being honored by their coaches were: Faith Bishop, Blake Bryant, Brady Cruthirds, Conner Dyess, Jackson Dykes, Jake...

Spiritual Emphasis Week held in March

Spiritual Emphasis Week held in March

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Park Place Christian Academy held its annual Spiritual Emphasis Week for secondary students in March. Students met in various locations across the PPCA campus in order to maintain social distancing protocol, per the instructions of Mr....

Sarah Kate Grice is MAIS top NHS Award winner

Sarah Kate Grice is MAIS top NHS Award winner

Sarah Kate Grice PEARL – A Park Place Christian Academy (PPCA) senior received top honors at the 2020-2021 Spring Convention held by the Midsouth Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) at the Muse Center of Hinds Community College. Sarah Kate Grice was doubly...

February Super ‘Saders selected

February Super ‘Saders selected

  Pictured are fourteen February Super ‘Saders and three previous Super ‘Saders selected by Park Place Christian Academy elementary teachers. Seated, front row, left to right: K5 students Gregory Teetson, Caiden Floyd, and Maylee Davis; first graders Alana...

January Super ‘Saders selected

January Super ‘Saders selected

Pictured are fourteen January Super ‘Saders and one November Super ‘Sader selected by Park Place Christian Academy elementary teachers. Seated, front row, left to right: K5 students Adalyn Harbison, Addison Reeder, Evelyn Solomon, and Caleb Mann; first graders Aubrey...

Holloway signs with Univ. of Central Ark.

Holloway signs with Univ. of Central Ark.

Park Place Christian Academy senior Jacob Holloway recently signed a Letter of Intent to play football for the University of Central Arkansas this fall. Jacob is shown seated next to his mother, Kim Holloway. Standing behind them, left to right, is Jacob’s sister Mary...

Howard signs with ECCC

Howard signs with ECCC

Park Place Christian Academy senior Parker Howard recently signed a Letter of Intent to play soccer for East Central Community College this fall. Parker is shown seated next to her younger sister Baker, and their mother, Beth Howard. Standing behind them, left to...

Jones signs with Grinnell College

Jones signs with Grinnell College

Park Place Christian Academy senior Josh Jones recently signed a Letter of Intent to play sports for Grinnell College in Iowa this fall. Josh is shown seated between his father and mother, Wendell and Lisa Jones, with his brother Jacob seated on far right. Standing...

PPCA awards 4G-12G Creative Writers

PPCA awards 4G-12G Creative Writers

Park Place Christian Academy (PPCA) recently awarded eighteen students in 4th-12th grades who earned the top places in the school’s first-ever Creative Writing contest. Held in conjunction with a state-wide contest offered by the Mid-South Association of Independent...

PPCA Super ‘Saders for November 2020

PPCA Super ‘Saders for November 2020

Pictured are eleven of the thirteen students named as the November Super ‘Saders by Park Place Christian Academy elementary teachers. Seated, front row, left to right: Ben Williams, Adalyn Smith, and Parker Bullock; first graders Cam Witcher and Jackson Ross; and...

Grice is PPCA’s Homecoming Queen

Grice is PPCA’s Homecoming Queen

Sarah Kate Grice was selected to be Homecoming Queen by the student body of Park Place Christian Academy. The daughter of Heath and Christa Grice of Richland, Sarah Kate was escorted by her father during the Homecoming festivities on October 9, 2020, when the PPCA...

PPCA Homecoming Court 2020

PPCA Homecoming Court 2020

PPCA announces Homecoming Court PEARL – The 2020 Homecoming Court for Park Place Christian Academy (PPCA) was announced recently in anticipation of the school’s Homecoming game on October 9th when the PPCA Crusaders will face the Cougars of Central Hinds Academy. The...