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Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School

Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School, 2/14

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” -Dr. Seuss Dear Families, We are just two short days from our Mid-Winter Break! Some families have plans to leave the valley and others have planned a wonderful “staycation.” Regardless of what you do…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School, 2/7

“The moment when you doubt whether you can fly you cease forever being able to do it.” -Peter Pan (J.M. Barrie) Dear Families, Palm Valley School's values include inspiring, passionate teaching, inquiry and exploration, and academic, artistic and athletic growth. In the Lower School, our specialist and classroom teachers encourage students to move out of…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School, 1/31

“Attitude is everything, so pick a good one” -Wayne Dyer Dear Families, I cannot tell you how often I hear parents say they were never good at math, or that they hated math when they were in school. While we cannot change your memories or feelings, remarks such as these can have a negative impact…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School, 1/24

“If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” -Frederick Douglass Dear Families, As we come to the end of the second academic quarter, I am reminded of this quote. Students will be bringing home report cards on Monday, February 12th, and most cannot wait to share their grades with you. As they do so, I…
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