Category Archives: Weekly Notes from the Head of Middle School

Weekly Notes from the Head of Middle School

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

Dear Middle School Families, Our long-awaited Move Up Day is this Friday, February 16! Our 7th graders will be introduced to the 8th grade curriculum and our 8th graders will be spending the day in the Upper School. Our now seasoned 6th graders will be buddying up with our incoming 6th graders from the Lower School. Move Up…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Middle School, 2/7

Dear Middle School Families, The Drama Students and Families in the MS and US hosted the 7th Annual Coachella Valley Middle School Monologue Festival last Saturday, February 3rd. Palm Valley School was buzzing with more than 200 animated adults, young adults, and children, sharing bright sunshine, good food, dramatic excitement and a common love for theater arts.…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Middle School, 1/31

Dear Middle School Families, It is the start of a new semester and it’s the students' start with a fresh slate. This is a great opportunity for them to apply all of the things that they have learned from the first semester that made them successful and to reflect on the challenges they faced and…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Middle School, 1/24

Dear Middle School Families, Last week a visitor from the American Heart Association spoke to our students about heart health and the many things that they can do to promote healthy living. Our students recognized the Lower School's participation in the Jump for Heart event and took a pledge to eat more fruit and vegetables, drink…
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