Global Glimpse

The Global Glimpse program will have a lunchtime event for current PPAS juniors in Room 305 on Wednesday, October 18.

To register requirements include a nomination by a PPAS teacher and/or a Global Glimpse ambassador
(one of the PPAS seniors who attended last year’s program) 

Application help is available in Room 305
during lunch November 1 through 14.

Deadline for submitting
the application is November 14. 

Email Michelle Sale, Humanities teacher,
with any questions

Important Dates

This week is Regents week for high school students.

Tuesday, June 20, is seniors’ awards night. The event will take place at 6 p.m. in the PPAS auditorium.

Wednesday, June 21, is the Stepping Up ceremony for 8th graders. Students and families should get to school at 11 a.m. Congratulations, Class of 2027!

Thursday, June 22, is graduation day for seniors. Students must get to school at noon. Congratulations, Class of 2023!

The last day of school is June 27.



Auditions for this year’s Slam, aka PPAS Student Talent Show, will be
in person this Wednesday, April 19, and Thursday, April 20.

Mr. Vasallo has posted the audition sign-up sheet outside his door.


The Slam will be Friday, April 28 at 7 pm


The in-school SAT and PSAT is on Wednesday, March 22nd.  The test will begin at 9am.  Students MUST arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled start time at 8:45 AM and report to their assigned classroom.  Classroom assignments will be posted at PPAS.

All backpacks, coats, cell phones, and other personal belongings are not allowed in the testing room. These items must be secured in lockers before reporting to testing rooms.

Note that Performing Arts classes are still scheduled for the day.  After the exam, you will have time to take lunch and then report to PA classes.  (The small number of students that have been allowed extra time by the College Board will be excused for lateness to PA Classes.)

Here are some reminders and information students will need for test day.
*Two sharpened #2 pencils with soft erasures. No pens or mechanical pencils.
*Acceptable calculator with working batteries (
*Water Bottle
*Snack for breaks
*A good attitude

We recommend that you spend some time with the appropriate resources listed below:

PSAT Student Study Guide (for Sophomores) –

SAT Student Study Guide (for Juniors) –