Pinecrest News

List of 5 news stories.

  • Great News About Catholic Schools

    Catholic Schools have been in the news lately, after "the Nation's Report Card" showed that Catholic schools are excelling post-pandemic.

    The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as the Nation's Report Card, says that Catholic Schools are excelling ahead of public schools post-pandemic. One commentator said, "If Catholic schools were a state, they would be the highest performing state in the country." Read this glowing report on Catholic schools.

    An article that recently ran in the Wall Street Journal also shared this good news with its readers.  Read the article here.

    Additionally, Fox & Friends shared the good news and also interviewed the mother of two children who moved to Catholic school during the pandemic. The mom provided glowing comments about her children's experience.  Watch the segment here.
  • Mary Poppins, Jr. Coming Soon!

    Pinecrest Academy's Theatrical Arts department is pleased to present Mary Poppins, Jr. on Thursday, November 10 and Saturday, November 12, at 7:00pm both evenings.  The musical will take place in the Upper School Gymnasium.

    Based on one of the most popular Disney movies of all time and the Broadway musical that played for over 2,500 performances and received multiple Olivier and Tony Awards nominations, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins is capturing hearts in this Junior musical!

    Both performances are open to the community, and admission is free. Donations that benefit Pinecrest Academy Theatrical Arts are appreciated.
  • Pinecrest Academy Recognized Among 2023 Best Schools

    Pinecrest Academy has been ranked a "2023 Best School" by Niche.com. This year, Pinecrest achieved the following rankings:
    #1 Catholic High School in Atlanta
    #1 Catholic High School in Georgia
    #1 Private K-12 School in Forsyth County
    #1 College Prep Private High School in Forsyth County
    #10 Private K-12 School in Georgia
    #46 Catholic High School in America
    Pinecrest earned these rankings by scoring highly in many factors that aim to capture what it’s really like to attend the school. Niche has nearly 2.5 million school reviews from real students, parents, and teachers, constantly reevaluating data to ensure that stats are up-to-date, accurate, and complete. Niche uses the most up-to-date data from dozens of public data sources including the Department of Education, U.S. Census, and FBI.
  • High School Open House

    You’re invited to our beautiful 68-acre campus for an in-depth look at our High School’s offerings for rising 9th through 11th grade students seeking enrollment for the 2023-24 academic year.

    Our High School Information Session is November 29, at 9:00am in our Upper School Gym.  The event will begin with a presentation and conclude with small group tours of our academic building and facilities.

    High School leadership, including our Principal, Athletic Director, College Counselor and Campus Minister, will highlight the benefits of our programs, as well as the keys to the success of our graduates. Guests will also hear from parents, students and coaches who will share their stories and experiences.

    Discover Pinecrest Academy’s excellence in academics, culture and community, rooted in strong Catholic faith and traditional values.   Please register here.
  • Vanessa Pausa ’20 Accepted to Nursing School

    Vanessa Pausa ’20 has been accepted to nursing school! She shares that she had always had the goal of going to nursing school coming out of high school. Vanessa attended the University of Georgia for two years to take all of her prerequisites, and over the summers, she worked as a Surgical Assistant to gain experience working with patients. In 2021, Vanessa took the TEAs entrance exam and applied to Augusta University BSN program. In February 2022, she was accepted and started the program in August. She plans to graduate in May 2024.
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