Monthly Archives: October 2018

Weekly Notes from the Head of Middle School, 10/3

Dear Middle School Families, One of the more challenging aspects of being Head of the Middle School is disciplining students. As a parent, I know firsthand how important it is to teach teens that their poor choices do not have to define who they are, yet they can be held accountable for those poor choices.…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School, 10/3

Dear Families, One of the most common debates among parents and educators is homework. Whether the question is how much is too much, (or too little), what age should students be assigned homework, or whether there is value in homework at all, one can find research to back varied opinions and philosophies. One point upon…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Preschool, 10/3

Dear Families, Today is our first parent-teacher conferences day. I hope everyone enjoys their conference and receives all the information they need regarding their child’s progress. Just a reminder that there is complimentary childcare available during conference time only. In order to help us gauge our effectiveness with these conferences, we ask that you fill…
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Monday Notes from the Head of School, 10/1

"The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members." - Coretta Scott King Dear Palm Valley Families, One of the things that I love most about Palm Valley School is our traditions. One of those traditions is the annual painting of Senior Parking spots. In the lot near the…
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