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Palms flags at the Wende Museum

Flags deisgned by art students of Ms. Goldin are now on display at the Wende Museum in Culver City. They were winners of the Flag For Our Times Competition, which challenged students to create an original flag design representing dreams for a brighter future or one’s vision of a utopia.

You can also see the art at the Wende Museum's online exhibit.

Posted 12/5/22

Milton PaughSofia MalykontZara Syed

Milton Paugh, Sofia Malykont, and Zara Syed

Each month, Palms faculty and staff select a student from each grade who they feel excels in and out of the classroom, including for extracurricular activities. Leadership students provide each Student of the Month with a certificate and other prizes.

The three Students of the Month for November 2022 are

Milton Paugh (6th grader)
Sofia Malykont (7th grader)
Zara Syed (8th grader)

Visit the Students of the Month page to read about Milton's, Sofia's, and Zara's favorite subjects, best Palms memories, interests, and heroes! You can also see them in the November Students of the Month video.

Congratulations to our fantastic students of the month!

Posted 12/4/22

caps, shirts, pants

You can buy Palms shirts, bottoms, and headwear from now through Friday, December 16, 2022. Order online using PayPal or a credit card, with either delivery to Palms in January or shipment to your home. Keep in mind that Palms Gear is listed in adult sizes.

⮕ Palms Gear Store

Important! — If you prefer free delivery to school, which will be in the first week after the winter break, choose FREE- Pick Up From Palms during checkout and be sure to put the student's name and homeroom in the Notes field.

Posted 12/3/22

family

Two documents of importance to parents are issued each Fall. The Fall 2022 documents are now available.

The School-Parent Compact is an agreement developed by parents, students and teachers, explaining how parents and teachers will work together to make sure that all Palms students reach or exceed grade-level standards.

Download: ⬇ English

The Parent Involvement Policy, jointly developed by Palms staff, the ELAC, and the SSC, outlines the goals and actions for parent involvement in their child's education.

Download: ⬇ English  ⬇ Spanish

Posted 12/2/22

piggy bank

"Giving Tuesday" is a reminder that every family should donate what they can to their child's school. The Palms Family Annual Donation drive has begun.

You can donate at the Platinum, Gold, or Silver level to receive rewards (Palms gear, concert tickets, and/or Culmination tickets). Or you can donate any amount as a single donation or with periodic payments over time.

No donation is too small. It's important that every family participates.

Family Annual Donation

Donate any amount

Pledge Form

Each grade that achieves 100% participation will be rewarded with a pizza party!

Posted 11/29/22

School Experience Survey

Palms parents: If you have not already filled out the School Experience Survey, please do so now:

School Experience Survey

The feedback from this survey is critical, letting Palms give your children the best possible education and the best possible school experience.

Deadline: Friday, December 9, 2022

Posted 11/28/22

DonorsChoose

You can help the Robotics students of Mrs. Romero by donating any amount to the Microbits? Yes, Please! fundraiser at DonorsChoose.

You'll find other worthy fundraising campaigns on our DonorsChoose page.

As of Thanksgiving week 2022, DonorsChoose has raised $66,830 for Palms classrooms.

Posted 11/24/22

art palette

The art students of Ms. Goldin need art supplies and equipment to continue creating fantastic works of art.

You can help by donating any amount to the Basic Supplies For An Essential Art Class! fundraiser at DonorsChoose.

 

Posted 11/20/22

DonorsChoose

Robotics teacher Mrs. Romero has a new fundraiser at DonorsChoose. We hope to purchase programmable robots, software, and lesson plans for our students.

Donate any amount

Edison Robots!

To date, DonorsChoose has raised $65,837 for Palms teachers.

Posted 11/18/22

Happy Thanksgiving

Friday, November 18, 2022 is a Minimum Day, with dismissal at 12:12pm.

There is no school from Monday, November 21 to Friday, November 25 for the week of Thanksgiving.

We hope all Palms families have a great holiday.

Posted 11/17/22