‘Sader News

Vote for Josh Sykes in Athlete of the Week contest

Vote for Josh Sykes in Athlete of the Week contest

PPCA's JOSH SYKES, senior, is one of FOUR athletes entered in The Clarion Ledger's MSPreps Athlete of the Week competition. Josh, #10, is shown above in Friday night's game against St. Aloysius. The Crusaders won 40-26. Photo Credit to Jessica Morgan, PPCA parent. His...

Meet The Crusaders is Friday night, Aug. 13

Meet The Crusaders is Friday night, Aug. 13

 A view from The GAPP from its location behind the 301 building PEARL -- PPCA families are invited to gather this Friday night, August 13th at 6 p.m. in The GAPP (The Grove at Park Place) to Meet the Crusaders. An annual, family-friendly event sponsored by the Booster...

PPCA adds new faculty and staff for 2021-2022

PPCA adds new faculty and staff for 2021-2022

Park Place Christian Academy added seven employees for the 2021-2022 school year. Seated left to right, Blair Matthews, 1st grade teacher; Erin Cliburn, middle school Math; Jessica Watkins, high school Math. Standing, left to right, Morgan Whitaker, middle school...

“Look Up” is PPCA’s 2021-2022 theme

“Look Up” is PPCA’s 2021-2022 theme

PPCA Head of School Jason Cook announced the annual theme during this week's Professional Development meetings. "After praying and studying God's word, I've come to the conclusion that "Look Up" will be this year's theme," said Cook to the room of 60+ faculty and...

Crusader Families power through Work Day

Crusader Families power through Work Day

PPCA families answered Head of School Jason Cook's call for help recently. On July 17th, dozens of men, women, teens, and children showed up with tools in hand for a workday set aside to improve the PPCA campus. "Our families showed up and got after it!" remarked Mr....

2021-2022 PPCA Student Council officers elected

2021-2022 PPCA Student Council officers elected

Left to right: Sarah Kate Grice, Emma Katherine Moore, PPCA Head of School Jason Cook Incoming Student Council Executive President Emma Katherine Moore received the PPCA Sword from Sarah Kate Grice at the conclusion the 2020-2021 Awards Day ceremony. New Student...

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...