Weekly Notes from the Preschool Director, 2/14

Dear Preschool Families,

Thank you to everyone who attended our Palm Valley School Casino Royale Gala this past Saturday night! It was a blast and I am already looking forward to next year's. A big shout out to Mary Gray, a preschool Mom who worked hard on putting together the event with our Gala Committee. We appreciate all your support and generosity. Although the Gala has ended, our online auction has not. Please visit pvs.org/auction and bid on some of your favorite items. There is an art project from each of our Preschool and Pre-K classrooms available to bid on. Our classes worked hard on these items, they are gorgeous and student made!

Recently, we have been keeping Sign-In/Out sheets with teachers throughout the day, including morning drop-offs. This change will help you know where the sign-in sheets are located at all times. Starting February 26th, the Monday after February Break, the Quail classroom will be relocating to the Pre-Kindergarten E-10 Building. At this time, you will begin dropping off and picking up your child in whichever building their primary classroom is in. Both E-9 and E-10 buildings will have an opening and a closing Teacher. This is to ensure easier drop-off and pick-up for you and your family and to make sure our safety protocols for each building are in place throughout the day.

February is Heart month, Palm Valley School will be hosting a Blood Drive on Tuesday, February 27th from 1 pm-6 pm. If you donate you will receive a heart squeezie and a gift certificate for a one-hour massage courtesy of Gamble Chiropractic in La Quinta.

Valentine’s Day
A flyer has been sent out by each teacher. Please reference it for details about our Valentine's Day exchange.

Move-up Day (Pre-Kindergarten only)
Friday, February 16th is Move-Up Day! Our Pre-K students will have the opportunity to see what Kindergarten is all about! They will participate in a fun activity led by the Kindergarten teachers, Mrs. Van Vliet and Mrs. Marron, then families will have the opportunity to hear about the Kindergarten program and get a tour of the Lower School from Mrs. Fisher. Please have your students at school by 8:30 am.

Mini Camp
Our next mini camp is during the February Break, February 20-23, sign up now at pvs.org/camps.

Alice in Wonderland Jr.
The Middle School Spring performance this year is Disney's Alice in Wonderland, Jr.! This is an excellent introduction for our PS/PK children to see our students act and sing and learn about the arts. For more information and tickets, please go to pvs.org/tickets.

Dress Code Reminders (PS/PK)

  • Girls leggings colors must be grey, black, tan, red, brown and white only.
  • Shoes with extra embellishments or lights are not permitted.
  • Boots, hats and “beanies” are not permitted indoors.

Upcoming Events:
2/14 Valentine’s Day
2/16 Move-Up Day for Pre-K
2/19 President's Day - NO SCHOOL
2/20-2/23 February Break - NO SCHOOL/Mini Camp Available - Purchase at pvs.org/camps
2/27- Palm Valley School Blood Drive from 1:00-6:00 pm

Ms. Beach
Interim Preschool Director