Weekly Notes from the Head of Middle School, 5/13

Dear Middle School Families,

We are in the fourth quarter and fast approaching our last day of school, which has been moved up to May 29th. This means there is not much time left to ensure that your student has been meeting their responsibilities and turning in their assignments. Teachers are being extremely flexible with their deadlines and it is not too late to contact your student’s teacher to check in and make sure all is in order. I realize that because we were not able to send out progress reports last month due to restrictions from COVID-19, some of you may not have noticed your student’s progress. You are always able to see your student’s grades on MyBackPack, but please feel free to contact your student’s Advisor or myself if you have any questions or concerns.

8th Grade Promotion
Congratulations to our 8th grade graduates! We are working hard on the preparations for your virtual ceremony. A pre-recorded video will be released on Friday, May 29 at 5:00 pm.

Locker Clean-Out and Chromebook Drop-Off
Wednesday, June 3, and Friday, June 5 will be scheduled days for locker clean-out and Chromebook drop-off for Middle School. Students will be scheduled during this time to maintain social distancing protocols. Masks will be required. You will receive an email with your scheduled time for locker clean-out and Chromebook return the week of May 25. If you have extenuating circumstances and are unable to come during your scheduled time, please let me know.

Contracts
Due to COVID-19, Palm Valley School has delayed the date of contract rescission from May 1 to June 15, 2020, for tuition agreements for the 2020-21 school year. Please know that you can email me, mmule@pvs.org or Abby Sturgeon, asturgeon@pvs.org at any time to have your questions answered.

Upcoming Dates:
5/25 - Memorial Day - No School
5/29 - End of Q4, Semester 2
5/29 - 8th Grade Virtual Graduation Ceremony, 5:00 pm
6/3 and 6/5 - Locker Clean-out and Chromebook Drop-Off

Manny Mulé
Head of Middle School