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Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School

Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School, 4/17

Com·mu·ni·ty Noun: a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals. Dear Lower School Families, One of the things I love most about our school is our community. Though there are many members of the PVS community, all have one common goal-  the safety, well-being, and education of…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School, 4/10

Dear Families, April is National Poetry Month! There are some important developmental benefits of poetry for children. Poetry helps in language development, creative language skills, creativity, writing skills, self-expression, and in the development of fluency and expression. Teachers in the Lower School are focusing on poetry the entire month. I encourage you to read poetry…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School, 4/3

Dear Lower School Families, You have probably heard that Palm Valley School is committed to Service Learning, but what exactly is this? This educational approach combines learning objectives with community service so that students learn educational goals while meeting our community's needs. Service-Learning opportunities vary based on students' age. In the past, our students have…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Lower School, 3/27

Dear Lower School Families, As you may already know, Palm Valley is a NoBully School. Since we became a NoBully School three years ago, I have seen amazing results as children work with NoBully Coaches and Solution Teams to solve problems and build a culture of compassion. I strongly encourage you to attend the presentation…
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