Dear PNA Community,


We are excited to report that our entire school, preschool through eighth grade has transitioned to distance learning to protect the entire Anchorage community. 


PNA has postponed the in-person portion of the 24 Karat gala - our largest annual fundraiser that was scheduled to occur in April. We have a plan in place to run a healthy, safe participatory virtual gathering where our cherished community of families and friends can come together to support PNA. While our venue will change to allow you to participate from the safety of your home, the essence, atmosphere, and heart of PNA's annual gala event will carry on. 


As we move forward, it is important to acknowledge that the 24 Karat gala is much more than a one-night event. While the physical gathering has been postponed, countless contributions have already been made for a fabulous event. PNA is indebted to and extends a sincere thank you to everyone who has been a part of our 24 Karat gala to date: volunteers, donors, sponsors and individuals who have purchased tickets.  


During these unprecedented times, your support of PNA is more important than ever. With it, we are able to continue to fulfill the vision of our founders.


We ask you to do your part in staying put during this time, we all are in this together and our community's courage and integrity to do the right thing will help this pass as quickly as possible.  We will keep you informed on how you can socialize and participate from afar during this new normal.


From the entire PNA community near and far, we are extremely grateful for your continued support and patience as we navigate these uncharted waters. 


Respectfully yours,


Laurie Hoefer, Head of School

After purchasing your virtual passport, you can upgrade it to include virtual activities hosted by PNA celebrities in PNA style! 

These activities are sure to be engaging, fun, and interactive!  You can attend up to three of the activities during our virtual event.


Art with Brenda Jaeger
Unleash your inner artist! Express yourself as you create an original watercolor painting, led by professional artist and lower school PNA art teacher Brenda Jaeger.

Curiosity Quotient with Ms. Ferry: Are you smarter than a PNA 6th Grader?!
Challenge yourself in a rapid-fire quiz created and hosted by PNA middle school teacher Elizabeth Ferry.

On Stage with Katie Strock
Step onto the virtual stage with professional entertainer and former PNA performing arts teacher Katie Strock. Experience improv in a high-energy fun event!

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John Hardwick and Ral West

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