Weekly Notes from Head of Upper School, 1/31

Dear Upper School Families,

Please join us at California Pizza Kitchen tomorrow! Enjoy a great meal and raise funds for our school at the same time. Click here for the flyer to receive credit, hope to see you there.

Senior Day - Soccer
Senior Peter Kadel will be honored at 3 pm tomorrowThursday, February 1for his last home game of the season on our field. Join us in support of Peter!

New Orleans Service Learning and Cultural Education Trip - 8th and 9th Grade
For families who have students attending the service learning trip to New Orleans, we will be having a meeting at 3:45 pm on Friday, February 2 in the MPR. We will be reviewing the itinerary, the packing list, and addressing all questions. In the meantime, please make sure you send Global Works all of the necessary health documents they are requesting.

Alice in Wonderland, Jr. MS Play!
Join precocious and curious Alice as she chases the frustrated rabbit down the hole to discover an adventure that is altogether fantastical and memorable.Thirty-one talented singing and dancing Middle School students under the direction of Mr. Gahnz and Mr. Sarkis will bring it all to musical life, this Spring, on stage at Palm Valley School. Shows start April 27, 2018. For more information, and to purchase tickets, please go to pvs.org/tickets.

Gala!
Our 2018 "Casino Royale" Gala will be taking place on Saturday, February 10 from 6 pm-11:30 pm at the gorgeous Tamarisk Country Club. The evening will feature cocktails, a casino, dinner, auction, a raise the paddle and more. Additionally, you can stay for dancing and martinis with the DJ in the After Party! So far, we have sold over 200 tickets and are quickly nearing capacity. If you are planning to attend, I strongly urge you to buy your tickets soon before we sell out at pvs.org/annual-gala.

School Calendar
Click here to find the finalized calendar for the 2018-2019 school year.  Please note the first day of school is Monday, August 27.

Important Dates and Reminders:
2/1 - Senior Day - Soccer Field - 3 pm
2/1 - Dinner Out Fundraiser - CPK
2/2 - New Orleans Service Trip Meeting - 3:45 pm - MPR
2/3 - Friday Free Dress Day
2/9 - CSF Pantages Trip - 3 pm
2/10 - Casino Royale Gala - 6 pm
2/16 - All School Move Up Day
2/19 - 2/23 -  February Break - NO SCHOOL

Ms. Steinman
Head of Upper School