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PCS alumni we really want to hear from you!
We are fascinated to learn more about what you have been up to in the years since leaving PCS.  What did you study at college?  Where are you living?  What career did you decide to pursue?  Have you travelled?  What are your passions in life?  We want to know it all!
PCS Alumni Relations publishes a bi-monthly newsletter for teachers and staff, to let them know what their former students are up to.  If you would like to be included in the next edition please email [email protected] and include the following information:  
    • Your name 
    • Graduating class
    • An email and phone number at which you can be reached (this will not be published)
    • A one paragraph summary of what you have been up to since leaving PCS
    • A high-resolution head shot, or similar
If you need further inspiration here is the February 2020 edition of Alumni Highlights for you to enjoy!

Alumni Highlights

February 2020


Lisa Landaw – Class of 2005


Lisa graduated from PCS in 2005 and continued her studies in California at Cabrillo College and Humboldt State University. She moved to the East Coast in 2009 and ran a juvenile product boutique helping expectant parents prepare for their babies. She recently joined Boston’s Museum of Science, Engineering is Elementary team, which brings STEM curricula to schools across the country. Art has always been a big part of Lisa’s life and she has continued to dedicate time to that pursuit. She sells paintings and prints on Etsy as YellowSunLisa and shares her work on Instagram under the same name. Outside of work and art projects she enjoys travelling with her husband, Doug, and hanging out with her new nephew, Parker. 


Miranda Popkey – Class of 2005


Miranda graduated from Yale University in 2009 with a degree in Humanities. She spent the 2009 - 2010 school year teaching English to high school freshmen and sophomores in McAllen, Texas, through Teach for America, before moving to New York to begin an internship at a literary magazine. Miranda lived in New York for almost six years, working first in book and then in magazine publishing. She got married in the fall of 2015, and in the summer of 2016, she and her husband moved to St. Louis, Missouri so Miranda could complete a two-year Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. Her first novel, Topics of Conversation, which began as her MFA thesis project, was published by Knopf in January 2020. She and her husband live in Massachusetts, where she writes and works part-time at a nonprofit. 


Zoe Novic – Class of 2009


Zoe graduated from Brandeis University in 2013 with degrees in Anthropology and Classical Studies. After serving two years in the Peace Corps in West Java, Indonesia, she returned to the Bay Area to work as the San Francisco Grassroots Director for an international animal advocacy organization, The Humane League. Zoe is currently pursuing her Master's Degree in Public Health at Yale University, where she studies the relationship between food security, climate change, and animal agriculture. 


If you would like to be included in a future edition of Alumni Highlights please contact