Recent Posts by Courtney Fisher

#GivingTuesday Goal

As we begin our week of togetherness, gratitude, and thankfulness we also kick off the charitable season. Join the #GivingTuesday movement. A movement to celebrate philanthropy and giving nationwide. Last year, on #GivingTuesday, we collected over $15,000 in donations, and this year we hope to surpass that goal! An easy way to donate is through our Facebook page. On #GivingTuesday look out…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Upper School, 11/15

Dear Upper School Families, Thanksgiving break is upon us, and your students deserve a relaxing holiday after all of their hard work in quarter one! Other than Advanced Placement courses, students should not have any assigned work over the vacation. We believe that students and families need time to unwind and enjoy their time together. I…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Middle School, 11/15

Dear Middle School Families, It was a tremendous turnout for our Veterans Day Assembly and I want to thank every family member in attendance that supported our speakers and musical performances. It is a very busy time of year and the time you commit to being a part of our Palm Valley community is greatly…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School, 11/15

“Being grateful does not mean that everything is necessarily good. It just means that you can accept it as a gift.” -Roy T. Bennett Dear Lower School Families, This quote is an excellent summation of the Growth Mindset we hope all of our students will develop. Simply put, a growth mindset is the belief that…
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