P.A.S.C. has been working hard to present this year’s musical AnastasiaAnastasia is based on the last surviving child of the Russian Royal Family and her adventure to reunite with her grandmother while trying to avoid the undead Rasputin.  We are looking forward to another amazing performance by our students.  

Student Family Conferences are scheduled for Friday, December 8th from 8:00am-4:00pm.  Families will be emailed a link to sign up for conferences via Meet the Teacher on Wednesday, November 15th at approximately 10:00 am.  We are looking forward to seeing our families in the building.

Parent Advisory Council MeetingLet’s Get Talking 

Do you want to help make Peoples Academy Great? Is your child happy at school? Is your child challenged in their classes? Does your student feel safe and welcome at PA? Do you have other ideas you want to discuss with other parents and school staff? Join us while we explore questions, like: 

  • What do you believe are the most pressing challenges or needs in our school community that we, as parents, can address? 
  • How can we best support the academic and extracurricular goals of our high school students? 
  • What ideas do you have for promoting a culture of inclusivity and diversity within our school community? 

Join the conversation: RSVP to tarah.hubbard@lamoillesouth.org

Next Peoples Academy Parent Advisory Council Meeting: 

December 13, 7:45 am   Light food & coffee provided

Long Term Substitute Needed:  We are beyond excited to announce that two of our teachers are expecting!  A big congratulations to Averill McDowell and Lesley Riffenburg.  We have been fortunate enough to have found someone to cover Averill’s art classes but are still searching for the right candidate to cover Lesley’s science classes. Even though it seems like a while away, semester 2 is rapidly approaching.  If you or someone you know might be interested in teaching science for semester 2 at PA please have them contact the office, 802-888-4600, or reach out to Megan Herman, megan.herman@lamoillesouth.org, for more information.  

Thanksgiving Break:  Please be sure to note that this year Thanksgiving Break will be the entire week of Thanksgiving, Nov. 20-Nov. 24, for students. Faculty and staff are looking forward to using the Monday and Tuesday of that week for professional development.  

Yearbook 2024:  The time has come for us to start working on our 2024 yearbook and we NEED YOUR HELP!  We need your photos, including photos of last spring.  This year we have a new way for you to upload your photos directly from your iphone or computer. Of course you can always send your photos directly to Michele.  Having family support with collecting images really helps capture the student life of PA.  If you would like to pre order your yearbook please do so with Michele, they are $58, deposits are welcome to reserve this year’s copy.  FYI, last year we sold out!


Juniors and Seniors: The University of Maine has rescheduled an admissions visit via google for Wednesday, 11/15 at 11:15. Please sign up in the guidance office if you are interested in attending. The meeting will take place in the conference room in the guidance office where you will be able to access the meeting via google meet.

Sophomores and Juniors:  Are you a first generation student desiring to attend college with academic potential and motivation?  Upward Bound has openings this fall for students that would like to be part of their college readiness program. Upward Bound will work with you to develop your academic and social skills, self confidence, career and education goals and participants discover a larger world with more choices. You can learn more about Upward Bound by visiting Sheila, Lindsey or Carrie in the guidance office. You can also check out what the Upward Bound Program has to offer by going to the following link. Upward Bound 


Clothing Sale!!! Make sure to show you PA Pride by taking advantage of our two opportunities to purchase gear.  Follow the links and get sweet gear.

VT Green Printing  Order deadline:  Sunday, December 3  Arrival at PA: December 18

Kevin Smith: Some great holiday gifts and more. Check it out! 

🐺 Shop for PA Athletics/People Academy gear apparel here: 


🏀 There is also a basketball specific store as well: 


Winter Sports Season:  The winter sports season is right around the corner. There will be a mandatory winter sports meeting for PA on Tuesday, November 14th at 5pm in the gymnasium. If your student athlete plans to play a winter sport with Stowe High School (Alpine skiing, boys ice hockey, or girls ice hockey), please email timothy.albertson@lamoillesouth.org . If your student is planning on participating in the winter sports season, and has not yet signed up, please have your student register on Rank one, available at https://lamoillesouthunifiedunion.rankone.com/New/NewInstructionsPage.aspx . If you need assistance completing the form we are happy to help, contact Gabriela Silva at gabriela.silva@lamoillesouth.org.

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Nov. 16-18 Fall Musical, Anastasia

Nov. 20-24 Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 27 First Day of Winter Athletic Practices

Dec. 8 No School, Family Student Conferences

Dec. 25-Jan. 1 December Break

Jan. 15 No School

Jan. 19 Semester 1/Quarter 2 Ends

2023-2024 LSSU School Calendar


Resources from United Way

Sharing Priority:Accessible Vaccine Services. FREE clinic at NCVRC, 11/15/23, 12-2pm (flu and COVID), In-Home Vaccination – for those with transportation barriers, 65+, or for whom other options do not work. VCIL’s Vaccine Portal for scheduling, Drive Through Clinics: 6 months-64 years of age, Waterbury Ambulance website. – dates and locations, vaccines available, and scheduling.

Support:  FEMA Support in Johnson: FEMA Individual Assistance Specialist available to help people impacted by the flood check their file with FEMA, answer questions, and assist with the appeal process. United Church of Johnson, 100 Main Street, Mondays & Fridays, 9am-4pm, Representatives from local organizations, including the United Way of Lamoille County and Lamoille County Mental Health Services, will also be available at various times those days, Questions: Greg Stefanski, (802) 730-2720

LEARN Door-to-Door Visits: Volunteers from the Lamoille Area Recovery Network (LEARN) will be visiting homes impacted by the flood in Cambridge, Johnson and Wolcott to check on neighbors, identify unmet needs related to the flood, and help with access to resources. Questions: Greg Stefanski, (802) 730-2720, Wolcott – 11/14, 1-3pm, Cambridge – 11/16, 1-3pm.

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