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WINTERIM: Students fanned out across the city and the country last week to enjoy experiences, friendships, and adventures they will remember for a lifetime. Enjoy the PICTURE GALLERY. 

SPRING ENRICHMENT programs start the week of January 20! Please register HERE for all new sports, fencing, yoga, science, karate, and more!

LIFE 101: Check out the latest updates and resources from LIFE 101. We will be posting January resources next week. 


Porter-Gaud captured 1st place in the SCISA Regional Spelling Bee team competition held yesterday at Calhoun Academy in St. Matthews, S.C.

Eighteen students competed per grade level (3rd - 8th) and two winners were named for each grade.  Each student earned 1 point for participating and bonus points if he/she placed in the top 4 of his/her grade level bee.

Porter-Gaud conducted grade level spelling bee competitions back in October and November.  The winning Porter-Gaud team consisted of:

3rd Grade:  Caleb Hays (4th Place) & George West

4th Grade:  Xsavior Wells (Winner) & Charlotte West (Winner)

5th Grade:  Tate Barganier (Winner) & Jase Howell (Winner)

6th Grade:  Michael Mazzoli (Winner) & Katharine Grace Winther (4th Place)

7th Grade:  Jacob Cahalan & Rivers Clair (Winner)

8th Grade:  Brady Lyden (4th Place) & Anderson Toole (Winner)

At the end of the day, Porter-Gaud had named seven winners (42 points) and three 4th place finishers (6 points).  These points, combined with the (12) participant points, gave the P-G team a remarkable total of 60 points and overall 1st place in the regional competition.  Addlestone Hebrew took second place with 32 points, and third place went to First Baptist with 28 points.

The team will compete again in February. Stay tuned!

Important Links


Music Man Jr. Runs Jan. 23-24

Professor Harold Hill storms through River City, Iowa, promising the people he will start a band program. What they don't know is he is a lovable fraud. This hilarious classic musical is great fun for the entire family. 


PGPA Announcements

PG Community Service

We wanted to remind you that we will happily accept the following items at any time to any front office: gently used uniforms (please washed and folded), gently used children and adult books (for our used book sale in early March to benefit local charities), and school supplies for Teachers Supply Closet.

Please save the date for our next American Red Cross blood drive on Friday, February 7th from 8AM-2PM in the lobby of the Wendell Center. You can register for an appointment here. Thank you for all you have done to support our community service efforts so far this school year! 

Ms. Gretchen Tate |


Head of the Middle School

Dean of the Middle School