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Mr. Barbosa is the Assistant Principal in charge of eighth grade events.

Ms. McCarrell is the Eighth Grade Sponsor.

To contact them, click an envelope icon below or phone Palms.

Contact Rene Barbosa  Rene Barbosa Assistant Principal & Head Counselor
Contact Lisa McCarrell  Lisa McCarrell Teacher

Eighth Grade

Knott's Scary Farm Trip

Trip: Friday, October 25, from 4:15 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Pick-up: Parent/Guardian pick-up child promptly by 1:00 a.m. on Palms Blvd.

*It is essential that the parents be at the school when the buses return, so hardship is not placed on the teachers who agree to chaperone after a long day of work.

*Students are not allowed to use shared transportation services home such as Uber, Lyft, etc.…

Parents This will be an exciting activity for the eighth graders and we feel it will be extremely successful event. Below I have posted some reminders from the permission packet just in case you have misplaced the pages that were to be kept at home to reference. All students attending Knott’s Scary Farm trip are expected to demonstrate satisfactory citizenship before, during, and after the event or risk eligibility for future activities.

  • Students must travel to and from Knott’s Scary Farm on our busesNo Exceptions.
  • Students must meet in the Auditorium of Palms Middle School no later than 4:15p.m.
  • The buses will leave upon arrival usually between 5:00 and 5:30 in the afternoon.
  • Students will receive their ID cards as they board the buses.
  • No Refunds will be made for anyone who misses the bus.
  • Students are expected to be responsible and return to the bus no later that 12:00 am or disciplinary consequences will result.
  • Students must be picked-up promptly at 1:00 a.m. on Palms Blvd.
  • There will be no telephone services at school when returning from the field trip.



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