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Weekly Notes from Head of Upper School

Weekly Notes from the Head of Upper School, 2/6

Dear Upper School Families, Good luck this week to the Mock Trial and Academic WorldQuest teams as they head off to competitions. Did you know that in addition to my weekly emails, you can keep track of school events on the PVS school calendar? Check it out here! Thank you to all of our families who…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Upper School, 1/30

Dear Upper School Families, Palm Valley Upper School Theater and English Departments, in a joint venture, hosted and celebrated last Friday night "The Best of the Bard: 24 monologues from the plays of William Shakespeare." This was the school-level competition for the national English Speaking Union Shakespeare Monologue Contest - where Jackson Dean took 1st…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Upper School, 1/23

Dear Upper School Families, Winter activities are in full swing, and with a flurry of activity, comes the need for a few reminders. When it comes to transportation, we have rules that must be followed, for your own student’s protection and safety. School-sponsored field trips, off-campus practices, competitions, etc, require carpool transportation from the school…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Upper School, 1/16

Dear Upper School Families, The next week is the culmination of Upper School semester exams and assessments.  As a reminder, the semester assessment counts for 20% of the semester grade. While this can make students feel anxious, it’s important to remind them that they are well prepared, and they will be okay.  Rest and good…
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