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THIS WEEK'S PATCH:

1.  The next meeting of the Palisades School Board will be Wednesday, September 5th at 7PM in the high school library.You can follow what is happening in the world of school finance and budgets on Twitter @palisdFinance

2.  Congrats to Trey Gretzinger, senior FB player at PHS – chosen as Morning Call’s Athlete of the Week!GO PIRATES!Plenty of sports action this season – come out to support our student-athletes – visit www.highschoolsports.net for updated schedules.Follow Palisades Athletics on Twitter @PSDAthletics

3.  Speaking of Twitter, check out the Morning of Service – teachers, staff and administrators started the school year off last week with a morning of service – we spent the morning last Tuesday learning more about service opportunities available for students in the area including A Woman’s Place, Worthwhile Warehouse, Tinicum Civic Association, Silver Creek Athletics and more!This gave us all an opportunity to make new connections and learn more about local organizations!Check out our photos on Twitter - #paliserves #palisd

4.  Printed district calendars area being sent home next week.Special thanks to Joe Santoro/3 Tuna Productions and Deb Moyer/Boyertown Publishing for working with us!Also, thanks to all of you for sending your photos for the Patch throughout the school year – calendar looks great (hopefully all correct, too)!Extra copies are available at all schools or contact me at dholmes@palisd.org

5.  Please complete your Returning Student Registration Information – snapcodes have been emailed twice.This information is really important for us to communicate efficiently and to obtain updated medical info for your student.Any questions or problems using InfoSnap, please contact me.

6.  To pay for lunches online, please set up your account at www.schoolcafe.com

7.  Payments for parking permits and accidental protection insurance for chromebooks can be done by setting up an account at www.myschoolbucks.com

8.  We have done a “soft launch” of our new Palisades School District website – what is a soft launch?It means there is still a lot of work to be done…thanks for your patience as we update our new website.Please visit our new site address at www.palisd.org

Here’s hoping that your 2018-19 school year is a fantastic one!  We hope to see you at Board meetings and other events throughout the school year.  Also, look for more information about the development of our new Comprehensive Plan for Palisades which will take us through 2022!  It is an exciting time to be a member of this wonderful community!  Wishing you and your family all the best this year!

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