Monthly Archives: October 2017

Weekly Notes from the Preschool Director, 10/25

Dear Preschool Families, With temperatures still at 100 degrees, it is hard to believe that the holidays are right around the corner! This week Mrs. Patel taught us about Diwali, the Festival of Lights. In Pre-K, children made “diyas” candles and decorated them with colorful stones. Thank you to all who helped put together our…
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Monday Notes, Message from Head of School 10/23

"The capacity to learn is a gift, the ability to learn is a skill, the willingness to learn is a choice." - Brian Herbert Dear Palm Valley Families, I am just returning from a wonderful conference in Boston, MA where a group of us learned more about the testing processes that we do through the…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Upper School, 10/18

Dear Upper School Families, As the quarter comes to a close, many families are paying close attention to their student’s progress and grades for this term.  In the Upper School, grades are recorded differently than in the middle school.  Only the Semester grade, in January and June, are recorded on the official transcript.  Progress reports…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Middle School, 10/18

Dear Middle School Families, October 16-20 is Digital Citizenship Week and we will be recognizing the importance of digital citizenship and online safety during our advisory lessons. Throughout the whole month, our students will dedicate their Wednesdayadvisory lessons to the principles, practice, and safety of internet usage. Topics like scams and schemes, cyberbullying, personal social media habits,…
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