Welcome to PSPA!


On Sunday, April 22 at 10 a.m. (at Snyder Center), The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP ) is helping Phillips Academy host a 3 mile-Out of the Darkness Walk. Since 2004, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has partnered with high schools, universities and communities around the country to host Out of the Darkness Walks.  The AFSP is the leading organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy.

You can find the link to our event below:


You can learn more about these walks here:


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Board members and Sykes Wellness Center staff stand in front of the water feature donated to Sykes Wellness Center in 2017. 


The PSPA mission is to build and maintain a community of parents and guardians, of PA students,
providing opportunities to volunteer, attend Speaker Series programs, participate in 
activities and events and become
more connected
to PA and your student.

How 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. Monthly 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 the 2016-2017 PSPA Speaker Series events.  The presentations are videotaped and posted on this PSPA website soonafterwards.  Please click the “video” on the Speaker Series tab, and enter the password: “PAparent.”
  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.
  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.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/paparents/
  4. Join the Parent Directory
    Located on the PAnet/Hive