Welcome to the PSPA!


Hello PA Parents and Guardians,

PSPA wants to answer your questions in our upcoming webinar!

Email us at admin@pspaandover.org

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Please help Andover by completing your Survey!

We as the PSPA would like to make sure we can help you stay connected and voice your concerns at this challenging time. If you continue to have feedback/concerns beyond the recent survey for the school about the current learning situation, please email Clyfe Beckwith and Raj Mundra


Speaker Series – Lessons Learned from the College Application Process 
Expert seniors share their experiences and advice. Moderated by Phillips Academy’s Office of College Counseling.

Stay tuned for more details! Link to recording will be posted here and on the Hive!


MGH Institute of Health Professions brings a New Webinar Series!

We would like to share some information on the Let’s Talk! Supporting Asian and Asian American Students Through COVID-19 webinar series. This series is a collaboration among MGH Institute of Health Professions, MGH Center for Cross-Cultural Emotional Student Wellness, and the Let’s Talk! Conference. 

To access the recordings from all the webinars, slides, additional materials, please go to: https://www.mghihp.edu/Asian-American-Webinar-Series

Webinar #1: Anti-Asian Racism during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Webinar #2: Living Through a Pandemic: Understanding, Coping, and Finding Meaning
Webinar #3: Predictable Parenting for Unpredictable Times: Promoting the Success and Wellbeing of Asian and Asian-American Students through COVID-19
Webinar #4: The Challenges International Students Face During COVID-19 and How Parents Can Be Supportive (Mandarin session)
Webinar #5: Understanding and Supporting Asian International Students during COVID-19 


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  • Co-Sponsored by the PSPA and Sykes Wellness: "Come play and learn with us!" Virtual Event with Improv Boston
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News and images from the PSPA

Pictures from the annual Addison Ambassadors event! A wonderful partnership between the Addison Gallery of American Art and the PSPA!

Thanks to PSPA support, the Addison Community Ambassadors annual Night at the Addison student event was a huge success, with over 180 students attending. Events included: a scavenger hunt encouraging exploration of the galleries and close looking at artworks, art making activities inspired by themes from the current exhibitions, musicians in the galleries, and more!

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Pictures from Casino Night 2020! THE signature social event of the Phillips Academy year! Thanks to all 40+ of our PSPA Volunteers who made this night possible! 
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Scenes from the campus this lovely spring season!
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Pictures from our first ever PSPA Nest Maker event! The new Maker space in the OWHL is amazing.

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Thanks to everyone who has attended our Morning Meetups at the Market! We’ll let you know when the next one will occur
 

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Visiting Campus?

Rent A Private Home And Benefit The PSPA

The Rum Runner House is a newly renovated 4 bedroom residence, 1/2 mile from campus that sleeps nine. 10% of rental proceeds will benefit the PSPA.This is a great “home away from home” when visiting your child. For reservations/photos click here.


The mission of the PSPA (Parents of Students of Phillips Academy) is to build and maintain a community of parents and guardians of Phillips Academy students.  We also partner with faculty and staff when appropriate and supplement and support student activities.


PSPA-LogoHow can you get involved? As a parent or guardian of a student,  you are already a member.

There are no obligations or financial requirements to enjoy membership opportunities, such as:

    1. Speaker Series:
      PSPA’s Speaker Series program offers guest speakers including PA staff, faculty, students and off-campus speakers, who present important topics for PA parents and guardians, such as PA programs, curriculum, buildings and facilities, college counseling, and many other featured subjects.  Please click here for a complete list of this year’s PSPA Speaker Series events.  The presentations are  often videotaped and posted on The Hive or the PSPA website.  
    2. Volunteer 
      There are many opportunities to volunteer at merchandise sales and student events throughout the year.  A list of volunteer opportunities is posted on the Volunteer Tab above.
    3. Join our Facebook group
      Send a request to join PSPA’s Facebook group, a closed group for current parents only.  Ask questions, participate in discussions with other parents and receive notification of events and volunteer opportunities. Be sure to sign up for the Hive Parents Directory (below) before joining the Facebook group so we can verify your status.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/paparents/
    4. Follow us on Instagram @pspaandover
    5. Join the Parent Directory
      Located on the PAnet/Hive 
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Click on Parents directory in the Quick Links area of The Hive. 

 

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PSPA Parents directory on The Hive.