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Recognizing our need for God’s grace, Petra Academy strives to awaken love and wonder in our students by teaching them to observe with humility, think with reason, and articulate with charity, for the flourishing of humanity and the renown of Jesus the Christ. See our mission in action by scrolling below or joining us for our Tours on Thursday.
Raise your hand if you’re ready for a three-day week before Fall Break! The week ahead:
- Monday, October 16: 5th-8th grade basketball begins, 3:45 p.m.
- Tuesday, October 17: Picture retakes; final JV/Varsity volleyball games at Heritage Christian, 6:30 & 7:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, October 18: Spirit Day (Griffin Gear is in at front desk); soccer game at Heritage Christian, 4:30 p.m.
- Thursday-Friday, October 19-20: Fall Break (no school)
School will resume on Monday, October 23. Visit our calendar for more upcoming dates.
Rehearsals are in full swing for the story of King Arthur like you’ve never seen it before! Mystery, intrigue, and thrills abound in this film noir adaptation of the classic myth, written and directed by senior Elsa Bentz. Two shows only on the Petra stage: Friday and Saturday, November 10 and 11. Tickets are $10 each and go on sale Monday, October 23rd.
TICKETS ON SALE MONDAY, OCTOBER 23
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GRAMMAR: OBSERVING WITH HUMILITY
PETRA'S VISION OF THE GOOD LIFE
LYCEUM: HOMER & THE ODYSSEY
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