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Autism Awareness Puzzle Pieces at DN

APRIL IS AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH:

Special thanks to DN Teacher Kirsten Godiksen for sharing how students at Durham Nockamixon learned more about autism and are recognizing Autism Awareness Month!

Each homeroom was provided with a folder full of resources and activities compiled by Kirsten.  Each homeroom was given a blank puzzle piece to use to illustrate what they learned about Autism and to help spread awareness.  Finally, all the puzzle pieces were put together (pictured above)! Every child in the school helped to make this puzzle come to life while learning more about autism!  Thanks to our DN family for your work in bringing awareness to our students!  The DN PTA also purchased bracelets for our students as a reminder of what they have learned.  Thanks everyone!

Bracelets Autism Awareness

SPRING COMMUNITY EVENING SCHOOL - YOUR PASSPORT TO SUCCESS!

REGISTER TODAY!  Next Week's Classes Include:

Sunday - Dog Tracking
Monday - Pottery, Men's B-Ball, Web Site Development, Basic Dog Training or Selling Your Home
Tuesday - Volleyball
Wednesday - Country Line Dance, Paint Your Pet, Alzheimer's:  Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body
Thursday - Volleyball, Self Defense

Looking forward to the week of 5/6/19:
Saturday - Men's B-Ball
Sunday - Dog Tracking
Monday - Pottery, Web Development, Men's BBall, Basic Dog Training, First Time Home Buyer
Tuesday - Volleyball, Beginner's Crochet
Wednesday - Country Line Dance, Memory Loss/Dementia/Alzheimer's
Thursday - Volleyball, Self Defense

Fitness Center and Driver Training offered year round! And don't forget to check out the Tennis Schedule at Bucks County Tennis Association

Register now for the Spring Community School Programs - follow this link for all of the info you need!  COMMUNITY SCHOOL PROGRAMS FOR SPRING 2019 - any problems registering, please email dholmes@palisadessd.org

Springfield Garden Club
SPRINGFIELD GARDEN CLUB SPRINGS INTO ACTION:

This week at the Springfield Elementary School, students and parents joined at the School's Vegetable garden, and launched the start of the Springfield Elementary Garden Club.  Garden club leaders Joanne Barnowsky and Sue Comstock, and club members will be planting vegetables soon. Each year the outdoor classroom and the gardens have provided an educational backdrop for our students. The students will see their plants provide a source for vegetables for meals and soup in the cafeteria. Students also learn the value of composting. 

Summer Rec Logo

PSD SUMMER REC REGISTRATION HAS BEGUN!
Take advantage of 5 weeks of summer programming for your elementary aged child (5-11) by signing up for our popular Summer Rec Program- being held at PALMS from July 8 through August 8!  Follow this link for more information:  SUMMER REC 2019

There is an Early Bird fee for those who register by 5/17/19!  Don't miss out on the fun!  AM/PM and FULL DAY programming options available!  Trouble registering? Please email dholmes@palisadessd.org

purple and gold summer camp logo

5 WEEKS OF SUMMER FUN FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL-AGED STUDENTS!
Check out the schedule of fun and exciting activities planned for middle school-aged students through our Purple and Gold Adventure Day Camp for this summer!  Enroll now to secure your spot!

Purple and Gold 2019 Schedule and Registration

Or go to My School Bucks to register and pay online - Use this Link for Purple and Gold 2019

5K Community Event

REGISTER NOW!  Sign up now for the 5K Family Walk/Run being held on Saturday, May 18th at PHS!  Don't miss this family fun event!  Registration begins at 7:30AM and the race begins at 9AM.  Go to http://www.palisadescommunityfoundation.org/

Vendors or schools/community organizations that are interested in setting up a table at our community fair following the race, should contact Palisades Community Foundation OR fill out the form linked below to make those arrangements.  Cost will be $25 for vendor tables and no charge for non-profits.

ONLINE VENDOR REQUEST FORM
Both forms attached on E-Friday Folder section linked below.

Proceeds from this event will go towards the Education, Arts and Wellness initiatives in Palisades School District. 

Feeling generous or wish to join this organization serving the Palisades community?
Please visit the website or contact PCF! OR Support PCF by donating using Amazon Smile


Pirate Pride

PHS Senior, Adam Marsh named District XI Wrestling 2A Scholar Athlete On Sunday, April 14th, Adam Marsh was selected as the top District XI 2A Wrestling Scholar Athlete. Adam was selected from the top scholar athletes in 2A across District XI. He was awarded a $1500 scholarship. Please click the link to read the article that appeared in the Morning Call newspaper. http://tinyurl.com/y3kxc275

Powerlifting Meet Success Also on Sunday, April 14th, Palisades Football took 3rd place (1st in small school division) at the Palmerton Powerlifting Meet. The following PHS competitors placed:  Dom Cook 1st 120 weight class, Scott Seagraves  2nd 135 weight class, Gus Yocum 2nd 150 weight class, Steven Lilly 3rd 165 weight class, Austin Winters 1st 180 Weight Class (broke meet record for weight class that was held by Dom Carlineo), Garrett Modig 3rd place 210 weight class, and Liam Riexinger 1st place HW class.

PHS Boys Tennis Team Excels During the spring break, Gavin Kelly won 3rd place for #2 Singles, Ethan Scott/Sean Johnson won 3rd place for #1 Doubles, and Tim Gehman won 4th place for #3 Singles at the Colonial League Tennis tournament.

Michael Swope, Gavin Kelly, and Tim Gehman qualified and participated in the District XI Singles Tournament at Lehigh University. Michael Swope was the 3rd seed and advanced to the quarterfinals.

He successfully defeated the # 1 singles player from Palmerton after a 2 hour and 20 minute long match to reach the semifinals. Michael took 3rd place for the tournament.

And today, we were notified that our Boys Tennis team qualified for the District XI team tournament. For the first time in school history, our team will host the first round match at Palisades on Monday, April 29th. The start time is set for 3:00 PM.

PHS Senior, Lydia Bottelier wins at the Penn Relays SHOUT OUT to Lydia Bottelier who competed in the high jump at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, PA last week.  Lydia finished in 1st place with a jump of 5'10.5".

Scholar Athlete Badman and Marsh

Colonial League Academic All StarsOn Thursday, April 25th the Colonial League recognized the top female and male student-athletes from each of its 13 member schools. Stacey Badman and Adam Marsh were recognized as two of the Colonial League’s Academic All Stars along with 24 other Colonial League student-athletes. The students were selected based upon their academic performances, athletic successes, and community involvement.

Rich Heffernan and Brian Gilbert Accept Award

District XI Sportsmanship Award Winners

During the annual District XI meeting on Wednesday, April 24th Palisades High School received the Michael Meilinger Sportsmanship Award. This is an outstanding achievement award for our student-athletes, coaches, and our school. This award is ONLY presented to one school annually across ALL high schools in District XI. This award speaks volumes to the character, citizenship, and class of our student-athletes and their coaches!  Accepting the award is Principal Rich Heffernan and Athletic Director Brian Gilbert.

Cybersonics Logo
We are awaiting status information from the Cybersonics team who are competing in Detroit, Michigan this week in world competition!  Stay tuned...


Follow the team on Twitter @cybersonics

Madrigals Perform at Iron Pigs
Madrigals and Stanley from the Office

PHS Madrigals Sing at Coca Cola Park

And finally, WAY TO GO to the PHS Madrigal Singers for performing the National Anthem at an Iron Pigs Game at Coca Cola Park!   The Madrigal Singers also got to meet Stanley from "The Office" at the game!

Matthew Weintraub DA

PACT PROUDLY PRESENTS....WORKSHOP FEATURING BUCKS COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY MATT WEINTRAUB:

Please join us on Tuesday, May 28th, as we welcome Bucks County District Attorney, Matt Weintraub, to Palisades High School.  This evening event will be focused on the opiod crisis in Bucks County and across the nation. Matt will share his knowledge of this severe epidemic which he encounters each and every day in his office.  The presentation will begin in the high school library at 7PM and allow for questions at the end of his one-hour presentation.  All are welcome to attend!  If you would like to attend, but will require babysitting, please contact the Community Relations Office - 610-847-5131, ext. 2401.

For more information about District Attorney Weintraub's experience, please click here:  DA Matt Weintraub


Kindergarten Registration 2019

FOR KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION:   GO HERE

Click HERE for more information about registering your child (must be age 5 before September 1, 2019).  Any questions, please contact Sue Reiss (ext. 2012), Ann Berger (ext. 4000) or Donna Holmes (ext. 2401).  Registration appointments will be held at PALMS - next date for screenings is May 6th - you MUST make an appointment to participate in the screening.

School Board Logo

UPCOMING SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS:

5/1/19 - Regular School Board Meeting at 7PM in the PHS Library 
5/8/19 - Education Programs and Services Meeting (EPS) at 6:30PM in the PHS Audion
5/13/19 - Fiscal Oversight Committee at 9AM in the District Office
5/15/19 - Regular School Board Meeting at 7PM in the PHS Library
5/16/19 - Joint Operating Committee (JOC) Meeting at 7PM at the UBCTS Conf. Room
5/22/19 - Facilities Committee Meeting at 6:30PM in the PHS Audion

For Board Meeting Agenda/Minutes - click here for BOARD DOCS

​Click here for other meeting dates throughout the year:  District Calendar



Spring Job Fair Flyer

Art Show 2019

SIGN UP TO BE A VOLUNTEER AT THE UPCOMING ART SHOW:  CLICK HERE FOR SIGN UP GENIUS

Stuff the Bus Advertisement

It's Time to Stuff The Bus!
The Palisades High School Band Program is hosting our Spring Clothing Drive!  This is a week long event beginning on Saturday May 4th, 2019 and ending on Saturday May 11th, 2019.  Please see the Acceptable Items List Below.

Acceptable Items:
Gently used/wearable conditioned/new mixed Clothing all sizes/ages
Shoes, Sandals, Sneakers, Boots, Construction Boots, Work Gear, Jackets, Coats, Rain Gear, Leathers, Belts, Ties, Pants, Shirts, Sweaters, Vests, Blouses, Dresses, Skirts, Robes, Undergarments, Bedspreads, Blankets, Comforters, Curtains, Sheets, Pillowcases, Towels, Linens, Tablecloths, Hats, Scarfs, Gloves, Handbags, Purses, Wallets, Jewelry, Watches, Uniforms, Jerseys, Backpacks, and New Diapers.

Thank You for Your Support of the Palisades High School Band Boosters and the Palisades Band Program!

OTHER UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS:


Upcoming Palisades Youth Soccer Events/Programs:
Summer Intramural Registration (2016 and older): Finally! Summer Intramural Registration is now OPEN! 

Early Bird registration is open until April 30th. 
Regular registration closes May 15th. (+$10 per player)
Late registration closes May 30th (+$10 per player)

Fall Travel Tryout Registration for New Players (2012 and older): New Players interested in Fall Travel Soccer with PYSA, register here: https://pysanet.sportngin.com/register/form/421154069

Beach Blast Sand Soccer Tournament: Beach Blast (June 29/30)/More Beach Blast (July 20/21) are soccer tournaments held on the beach in Wildwood, NJ.  3 game minimum, 5v5 and all players receive a wristband for the rides and waterparks good for Friday-Monday of the tournament weekend and a team tshirt.  The cost is $105 per player.  We're opening up registration to all interested players in the community.

Just coming to cheer us on?  You can get in on the wristband deal as well! Family and friends can get ride/waterpark wristbands for $80.  This is an amazing deal as the ride passes are usually about $65/day.  Additional tshirts are available for $10.

Register here: https://pysanet.sportngin.com/register/form/862801804

Soccer Night at the Iron Pigs: Join Palisades Youth Soccer Assn for Soccer Night at the Iron Pigs!

The first 1500 attendees U17 receive a soccer ball, plus other fun experiences!

June 27th, 2019

Game time 7:05 pm vs Rochester

Tickets are $12 each and include a $2 ballpark credit.

Orders must be placed by 5/15. https://pysanet.sportngin.com/register/form/784834228


Philadelphia Union Tickets: 
Join Palisades Youth Soccer Assn at the following Union games:
  • Sat May 4 vs New England at 7:30pm
  • Sat May 18 vs Seattle at 7:30pm
  • Sat May 25 vs Portland at 7:30pm
  • Sat June 8 vs NY Redbulls at 7:30pm

Discounted Tickets are $32, in section 111 or 103 - assigned based on availability (Does not include parking).  Orders must be placed by 5/3. https://pysanet.sportngin.com/register/form/956659662


Angst showing at Lehigh U

It is a powerful film about the nature of anxiety and anxiety disorders in young people. After the screening, a panel of doctors, psychologists and educators will host a forum for questions and answers. The event is meant to break the stigma of talking about these disorders and to leave feeling hopeful about growth and management.

Earth School Teachers Wkshp 

Mental Health Event in Doylestown

Fishing Tournament

E-Waste Disposal Event
Basketball Event June 8

Earth School Camp

Basketball Camp Flyer

GSK Science Camp


CLICK HERE FOR THIS WEEK'S E-FRIDAY FOLDER 
Congratulations to Palisades swimmer, Nick Caldwell
Last Weekend, Palisades Junior, Nick Caldwell, participated in the District XI AA swim meet as an independent swimmer. Nick had an exceptional meet swimming personal best times. Nick finished fourth in the 50 free swimming a 22.63 and fourth in the 100 free with a time of 49.24. Nick has earned his way to the State Swim Meet, March 13th & 14th, at Bucknell University. Please congratulate him and wish him the best of luck. Congratulations on an amazing season Nick!
Congratulations to Palisades swimmer, Nick Caldwell
Last Weekend, Palisades Junior, Nick Caldwell, participated in the District XI AA swim meet as an independent swimmer. Nick had an exceptional meet swimming personal best times. Nick finished fourth in the 50 free swimming a 22.63 and fourth in the 100 free with a time of 49.24. Nick has earned his way to the State Swim Meet, March 13th & 14th, at Bucknell University. Please congratulate him and wish him the best of luck. Congratulations on an amazing season Nick!
It's Time to Stuff The Bus!
The Palisades High School Band Program is hosting our Spring Clothing Drive!
This is a week long event beginning on Saturday May 4th, 2019 and ending on Saturday May 11th, 2019.  Please see the Acceptable Items List Below.

Acceptable Items
Gently used/wearable conditioned/new mixed Clothing all sizes/ages
Shoes, Sandals, Sneakers, Boots, Construction Boots, Work Gear, Jackets, Coats, Rain Gear, Leathers, Belts, Ties, Pants, Shirts, Sweaters, Vests, Blouses, Dresses, Skirts, Robes, Undergarments, Bedspreads, Blankets, Comforters, Curtains, Sheets, Pillowcases, Towels, Linens, Tablecloths, Hats, Scarfs, Gloves, Handbags, Purses, Wallets, Jewelry, Watches, Uniforms, Jerseys, Backpacks, and New Diapers.
Thank You for Your Support of the Palisades High School Band Boosters and the Palisades Band Program!
It's Time to Stuff The Bus!
The Palisades High School Band Program is hosting our Spring Clothing Drive!
This is a week long event beginning on Saturday May 4th, 2019 and ending on Saturday May 11th, 2019.  Please see the Acceptable Items List Below.

Acceptable Items
Gently used/wearable conditioned/new mixed Clothing all sizes/ages
Shoes, Sandals, Sneakers, Boots, Construction Boots, Work Gear, Jackets, Coats, Rain Gear, Leathers, Belts, Ties, Pants, Shirts, Sweaters, Vests, Blouses, Dresses, Skirts, Robes, Undergarments, Bedspreads, Blankets, Comforters, Curtains, Sheets, Pillowcases, Towels, Linens, Tablecloths, Hats, Scarfs, Gloves, Handbags, Purses, Wallets, Jewelry, Watches, Uniforms, Jerseys, Backpacks, and New Diapers.
Thank You for Your Support of the Palisades High School Band Boosters and the Palisades Band Program!
It's Time to Stuff The Bus!
The Palisades High School Band Program is hosting our Spring Clothing Drive!
This is a week long event beginning on Saturday May 4th, 2019 and ending on Saturday May 11th, 2019.  Please see the Acceptable Items List Below.

Acceptable Items
Gently used/wearable conditioned/new mixed Clothing all sizes/ages
Shoes, Sandals, Sneakers, Boots, Construction Boots, Work Gear, Jackets, Coats, Rain Gear, Leathers, Belts, Ties, Pants, Shirts, Sweaters, Vests, Blouses, Dresses, Skirts, Robes, Undergarments, Bedspreads, Blankets, Comforters, Curtains, Sheets, Pillowcases, Towels, Linens, Tablecloths, Hats, Scarfs, Gloves, Handbags, Purses, Wallets, Jewelry, Watches, Uniforms, Jerseys, Backpacks, and New Diapers.
Thank You for Your Support of the Palisades High School Band Boosters and the Palisades Band Program!
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