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Weekly Notes from Head of Upper School

Weekly Notes from the Head of Upper School, 5/16

Dear Upper School Families, This week we welcome Mr. Bret Helvig to our Palm Valley family. Mr. Helvig will be teaching French, as Mme Mulé transitions to leading the Middle School next year. Mr. Helvig has more than 15 years of experience teaching French and Spanish in independent schools. His education is most impressive, as…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Upper School, 5/9

Dear Upper School Families, This week I have the pleasure of welcoming Mr. Rich Zinman as our new Palm Valley School Athletic Director for the fall.  Many of you know him as our current Middle School Athletic Director, Physical Education teacher, and coach of many sports.  Mr. Zinman joined the Palm Valley School community this…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Upper School, 5/2

Dear Upper School Families, This fall we welcome two new members of the Palm Valley School community. Kerry Maguire joins us as a new Middle and Upper School English teacher. Mrs. Maguire comes to us from The Episcopal School of Los Angeles. She has a rich background in independent schools and brings with her not just an…
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Weekly Notes from the Head of Upper School, 4/25

Dear Upper School Families, Please join the Palm Valley Choirs for a concert featuring songs of Spring. The concert is presented for two nights, Thursday, May 24th, and Friday, May 25th at 7:00 pm in the MPR. Featuring our Middle and Upper School students in Vocal Music Elective and Select Choir. Tickets are General Seating: Adults $10.00, Students $5.00.…
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