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Girls Soccer DXI Champs
GIRLS SOCCER DISTRICT XI CHAMPIONS:

Congratulations to our Girls soccer team for winning the District XI 2A championship with a 1-0 victory over Allentown Central Catholic HS!  This District XI Girls soccer championship is the first in school history!

The girls will play in the first-round of the PIAA State Championship tournament on Tuesday, November 6th.  Please refer to the PIAA website for more information regarding the scheduled location and time.  

https://www.piaa.org/

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ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL?

This evening our Palisades Pirates Football Team will compete for the Eastern Conference Championship versus Berks county opponent Schuylkill Valley HS. The game starts at 7PM at Walter T. Rohrer Stadium.

Just in case you missed it on WFMZ:  Meet our Pirates SUPERFANS!

PHS COFFEE HOUSE KUDOS!

Last evening, many of our talented students performed at the Annual Coffee House event. Please join me in congratulating the students and their Director, Mrs. Carolyn Williams for a wonderful show!

LOOKING FORWARD...DON'T MISS "THE LITTLE PRINCESS"


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UPPER BUCKS COUNTY TECHNICAL SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE - Stress Free Dinner available at UBCTS Open House

Homemade Footlong Hoagies will be available for purchase. Choose from Turkey with American cheese or Italian with provolone.  Condiments provided.
1 for $5.50 or 2 for $10
Chips and beverages also available for purchase.
Proceeds benefit FFA

Click HERE for event flyer.


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Do you want to know what events are happening in the high school?
Want to be more informed in the daily life of your kids?
Follow The Pirates' Pearl! @phspiratespearl
Featuring student writers, parents can see the creative abilities of the student body through our student-run publication on Instagram and Twitter!

 

DON'T MISS THIS IMPORTANT EVENT...PLEASE HELP US FILL THE AUDITORIUM ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH! SPREAD THE WORD AND BRING A FRIEND!

If you have a specific question that you would like to have asked of our panel, please send it to dholmes@palisadessd.org - put "Question for Town Hall " in the subject line.

Town Hall Security and Safety

Please submit your request for babysitting OR any questions you wish to have asked of our panelists to Deana Cronk no later than Wednesday, November 7th.  Thank you!

ON ANOTHER NOTE...Local school districts receive $25,000 safety grants:

The School Safety and Security Committee recently approved $12.4 million in school safety grants for 496 school districts. Per Act 44 of 2018, interested school districts submitted applications to the Committee to be eligible for $25,000.

(Palisades applied and was notified as a recipient of this grant to support our safety and security programs across the district.)

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For more information on statewide School Safety and Security grants, visit the PCCD website.

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NATIONAL DRUG TAKE BACK DAY WRAP UP:


The totals for Bucks County are:

9,843.57 pounds/6,951.67 were from the permanent drop boxes


Montgomery County also did very well with a total of 9,056 pounds for this event.

PALMS Red Ribbon Week

PALMS CELEBRATES RED RIBBON WEEK!
Helping students make healthy decisions and stay DRUG FREE! It is about fun, self expression and showing school spirit!  Students and staff participated in PJ Day, Twin Day, Red Ribbon Day, Team Unity Day, School Spirit Day and Masquerade Day! Fun for everyone!

For more about what is happening at the middle school, see the Pirate Reflections posted weekly by Dr. Scheibenhofer - click Click Here

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PURCHASE PIRATE WEAR...JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS!

Below is the link to the Palisades Spirit Wear store.  The Spirit store will close at midnight on November 16th.



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SAFESTOP TRANSPORATION APP IS PLANNED TO LAUNCH ON NOVEMBER 5TH:

Click HERE for information about how to download our new transportation app with SAFESTOP.  You will receive updates regarding delays or other important information about your child's bus once you load the app and subscribe.  The app is available to download starting now!  Any questions, please contact Gerry Giarratana or call 610-847-5131, ext. 5002.

WE NEED YOU!  BECOME A PEARL VOLUNTEER! 
Earn a $500 property tax rebate for 40 hours of volunteer service during the school year.  PEARL volunteers are:

Palisades Residents
Earning less than $35,000/year
Aged 65 or older
Reliable
Love kids!

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the Community Relations Office at 610-847-5131, ext. 2401 (Donna) or ext. 2446 (Ann).  You will be required to obtain clearances - free for volunteers.

 

School Board News

UPCOMING SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS:
  • Budget Presentation (1st of 3*) - PHS Library - 6PM on Wednesday, November 7th
  • Regular School Board Meeting - PHS Library - 7PM on Wednesday, November 7th
  • Education Programs and Services Committee Meeting - PHS Audion - 6:30PM on Wednesday, November 14th - NEW TIME!
  • Joint Operating Committee Meeting - UBCTS - 7PM on Thursday, November 15th
  • Fiscal Oversight Committee - District Office - 9AM on Monday, November 19th

(*)  Budget Presentations are scheduled for 12/3 and 12/19 at 6PM in the high school library.



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Bucks County IU Art Expo - November 7, 2018 - FREE TO THE PUBLIC

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UPPER BUCKS EMPTY BOWLS SUPPER:  November 10th, 5-8pm

Volunteers & Diners needed for the Upper Bucks Empty Bowls Supper:
Empty Bowls is an international grassroots effort by artists and concerned citizens to fight hunger on a local level. The Upper Bucks Empty Bowls supper will be held Saturday, November 10th from 5-8pm. For a donation patrons may choose from a selection of handmade bowls, donated by local artists and students. They will enjoy a soup & bread supper donated by local restaurants and keep the bowl as a reminder of hunger in our community. All money raised will be donated to The Lord's Pantry in Ottsville, PA. For more information please see http://facebook.com/ubemptybowls or email Paula Focazio at paula@focazio.com

Artist Bowls, first come first serve!   Minimum donation is $15. 
Location:  Ottsville Traditional Arts Center - web site

Spaghetti Dinner Announcement

ALL YOU CAN EAT SPAGHETTI DINNER:
Friday, 9 November 2018, 5:30-7:00
DELAWARE VALLEY VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY 
Adults - $10.00
Senior Citizens and Emergency Personnel - $9.00
Children ages 7-12 - $7.00
Children 6 and under eat FREE!
Take-out is available for $11.00

Thank you for helping our first responders support the community!

See http://delawarevalleyfire.com for more details 

Riegelsville Library Fall Used Book Sale

Riegelsville Library Puppet Show
Storytime Flyer
Riegelsville Library Tech Saturday
Free Vision Care Notice



E-FRIDAY FOLDER FOR THIS WEEK: CLICK HERE


CLICK ON THIS LINK FOR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT PSD:  EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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