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 participated in our grade level annual fund competition. We reached 54%, an all-time high in participation. We appreciate all that our families do to support our school.

Hot Lunch
Session 4 of our hot lunch program begins Monday, February 11th. Please print and complete the new order form and return to your division's front desk by tomorrow, February 7th. 
MS/US Hot Lunch Form

Honor Roll and High Honor Roll Assembly
Friday, February 8th is a Special Awards Assembly where 5th through 12th graders who earn Honor Roll or High Honor Roll will be recognized. You are invited to attend the assembly which starts at 8:15 am in the gym.

February Dinner Out Event
Our next dinner out event is coming up Wednesday, February 13th at The Slice - Rancho Mirage. Present the flyer or mention Palm Valley School and 20% of your purchase will benefit the Parent Association. Valid for dine-in and takeout from 11 am - Close.

Puttin’ on the Ritz Gala
There are a limited number of tickets left for our Puttin' on the Ritz Gala! Enjoy a sit-down dinner and dessert, signature cocktails, a live auction, casino-style gaming, and more! Put on your glitz, ritz, and glam for an evening to remember. The Puttin' on the Ritz Gala will be held at The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage on Saturday, March 2nd at 6 pm. Purchase your tickets at pvs.org/gala19.

Pre-order your Yearbook online for $50! Visit ybpay.lifetouch.com and use Palm Valley School’s code: 12453419.

Important Dates
2/6 - Mock Trial - 6 pm - Indio Courthouse
2/7 - Hot Lunch Forms Due
2/8 - Honor Roll/High Honor Roll Assembly - 8:15 am - Gym
2/9 - CSF Field Trip to UCLA
2/13 - Mock Trial - 6 pm - Riverside Courthouse
2/15 - 2/16 - Shakespeare Theater Festival
2/18 - 2/22 - February Break
2/20 - Mock Trial - 6 pm Riverside Courthouse
2/23 - Mock Trial - 9 am - Riverside Courthouse
3/2 - PVS “Puttin’ on the Ritz” Gala - 5 pm - Ritz Carlton
3/6 - Student Led Conferences
3/11 - NO SCHOOL - Professional Development

Ms. Steinman
Head of Upper School