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School tours are held every week beginning in October or by appointment as needed. Come see this hidden gem tucked into the heart of Denver.

Rose Medical Center hosting Spooktacular Curbside Safety Check on Oct. 31
Visit the main valet entrance to Rose Medical Center on Halloween, which is Friday, Oct. 31, from 4-7 p.m. to receive a reflective trick or treat bag filled with games, tips and glow sticks to keep your little goblins safe. The main entrance is off of 9th Avenue, about 2 blocks east of Colorado Boulevard. Rose Medical Center’s Curbside Safety Check

SuperCuts Super Fundraiser- ends October 31!
Our local SuperCuts, at Colfax and Krameria, is supporting Palmer.  When you get your hair cut there between now and October 31, mention Palmer PTA and 10% of proceeds will go to Palmer!  SuperCuts Fundraiser

PTA meeting Nov. 4, 6 p.m. in the library
Join us for our November PTA meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 6 p.m. in the school library upstairs. We will discuss movie night, Parents’ Night Out, any school funding requests and options for a spring fundraiser. We hope to see you all there. Free school age babysitting will be provided.

FREE Palmer Movie Night on Nov. 6 at 6 p.m.
Palmer PTA is hosting a FREE movie night at the school on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. We are showing the original 1979 version of The Muppet Movie in the Palmer Auditorium. Bring the whole family. It should be a very fun night (and still get the kids home in time for bed). We will be selling $1 snacks, including real movie popcorn, bottled water and candy. Sales of snacks will help pay for school technology, field trips and other school needs. We hope to see you all there!

 

 

Palmer one of 10 schools selected for Personal Success Factors Pilot
(From DPS’s Week in Review Publication)

Palmer was selected as one of 10 Denver Public Schools to pilot a new program that helps teachers address the emotional and social needs of their students. Personal Success Factors systematically integrates ways to help kids grow academically, socially and emotionally. While teachers around DPS already help students develop positive behaviors and habits on a daily basis, the personal success factors pilot schools will work with local and national models to learn about the best ways to integrate these personal success factors at school. Learn more about this exciting program by watching this video highlighting how teachers are learning to apply “grit” into their everyday teaching. A big congratulations goes out to Palmer and the other pilot schools: Colfax, College View, Force, Harrington, Steck, Hill, Morey, CLA and Manual.

Many thanks to BKD Staff Foundation and Bill Schneider and CitiScapes
BKD Staff Foundation generously donated time, labor and made a financial contribution during a volunteer day on August 14 to plant new landscaping in the front of the school and to spruce up the playground.  What a wonderful gift to start the school year!  Bill Schneider and CitiScapes designed the new landscaping and provided oversight on the project!  Many thanks to everyone.  Check out pictures in our photo gallery.