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Welcome to Palm Elementary School!

Dear Parents/Guardians of Palm School,

Welcome Back to the 2023-2024 School Year!
I hope this letter finds you and your family in good health and high spirits as we
eagerly anticipate the start of a new academic year at Palm School. On behalf of the
entire faculty and staff, I warmly welcome new and returning families. We are
thrilled to have you as part of our school community and look forward to an
exciting year of growth, learning, and achievement.
At Palm School, we believe that strong attendance is crucial for academic success
and personal development. We encourage all students to strive for a minimum of
96% attendance throughout the school year. Regular attendance not only enhances
students' educational progress but also helps foster a sense of commitment and
responsibility. If your child needs to be absent, we kindly request that you notify
our school office by calling 559-528-4751 to clear their absence.
Literacy is King at Palm School, and we are committed to equipping our students
with the necessary skills to become proficient readers. Reading fluency is an
essential component of this journey, and we encourage all students to engage in at
least 30 minutes of independent reading every day. By dedicating time to reading
outside the classroom, students can strengthen their vocabulary, comprehension,
and critical thinking skills. We encourage you to support your child's reading habits
and provide them with a variety of books that align with their interests and reading

As a school, we take great pride in maintaining a safe and positive school culture
where every student feels valued and respected. Our Panther P.R.I.D.E expectations
serve as a guiding framework for promoting kindness, empathy, and responsible
behavior among our students. We encourage each child to be Positive, Respectful,
Integrity, Determined, and Excellence, both in and out of the classroom. By
embodying these principles, we can foster an environment that encourages
academic success, personal growth, and the development of strong character.
Throughout the year, we will organize various activities, events, and workshops
aimed at promoting a sense of community and collaboration. We encourage you to
actively participate in these endeavors as strong partnerships between home and
school are vital for student success.

Please mark your calendars for our upcoming Back-to-School Night, which will be
held on August 14, 2023, from 5:00-7:00 pm. This event will provide an opportunity
for you to meet your child's teacher, learn about the curriculum and classroom
expectations, and ask any questions you may have. We highly encourage your
attendance to establish a strong connection between home and school.
As we embark on this new academic year, I want to assure you that our dedicated
faculty and staff are committed to providing a nurturing and engaging educational
experience for your child. We firmly believe in the potential of every student at
Palm School, and we are excited to witness their growth and achievements.
Thank you for entrusting us with your child's education. Together, we will make
this school year a memorable and successful one. Should you have any questions or
concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our school office.
Wishing you a fantastic school year ahead!

Warm regards,
Yovana Castillo

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Palm Elementary School
Office Hours:
7:30a.m. to 4:30p.m.
Monday - Friday 
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