Monthly Archives: October 2017

Monday Notes, Message from the Head of School 10/30

"Education is not a tool for development - individual, community and the nation. It is the foundation for our future. It is empowerment to make choices and emboldens the youth to chase their dreams." -Nita Ambani Dear Palm Valley Families, I can't believe it's almost November! I feel like I say this every week, but…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Upper School, 10/25

Dear Upper School Families, Teachers have a name for this time of year. We lovingly call it “DEVOLSON.” DEVOLSON, a term coined by an educator, is an acronym for Dark, Evil, Late September, October, and November. It is a fun word to say, but the concept is real. And it is not just teachers that deal…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Middle School, 10/25

Dear Middle School Families, In continuation of our recognition of Digital Citizenship Month, our Middle School Students will have lessons this week on topics such as online scams and schemes, gender stereotyping, and personal media habits and their effects. Students can demonstrate learning in unique ways using technology and it is a focus of ours…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School, 10/25

"The greatest gift is a passion for reading." -Elizabeth Hardwick Dear Lower School Families, I love to read! I can thank my mother for this. I usually read two or three different books at the same time. The worst thing I could ever forget when I travel is my Kindle or my Kindle charger. It…
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