Dr. Derek Moriuchi is the new Principal of Palms Middle School. The Palms community welcomes him.
Parents and students have already been dropping by to meet Dr. Moriuchi and many incoming families met him at our Camp Palms orientation. He invites everyone at Palms to stop by the Main Office to talk to him. You can phone him at 310-253-7600 (the Main Office phone number).
You can also hear from and talk to Dr. Moriuchi at each monthly Friends of Palms/PTSA meeting, on Back-to-School Night, and at other Palms events.
Dr. Moriuchi has a doctorate in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.), was a member of the Board of Directors of the National Board Certified Teachers (NBCT), and was an administrator at Dr. George Washington Carver Middle School in Los Angeles.
Read the Message from the Principal.