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Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School

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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Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School, 11/8

Palm Valley School is an exceptional learning community that educates, nurtures, and challenges each student to achieve excellence and contribute to our global society. Dear Lower School Families, This month, our students are involved in two service learning projects. Service learning focuses on the specific needs of communities and involves student participation in projects while…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School, 11/1

"The world is hugged by the faithful arms of volunteers." ~Terri Guillemets Dear Lower School Families, I would like to re-write this quote and say, “Our school is hugged by the faithful arms of our volunteers,” and this week we received countless hugs! We had families working behind the scene to assemble items for Halloween…
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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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