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School tours are held during the school year every Friday at 10 a.m. and by appointment as needed. Come see this hidden gem tucked into the heart of Denver.
All School Palmer Meet-Up Rescheduled for Friday, Sept. 19, 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Join us for a picnic at Mayfair Park, which is between 10th and 11th on Ivanhoe. We will set up by one of the covered picnic tables so come by and say hello. Bring a picnic and come meet other Palmer families, while the kids burn off some energy. It should be a fun night. The forecast says a high of 86 and low of 57, so we should have a pleasant night for it.
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.
SuperCuts Super Fundraiser
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
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.
PALMER IS A TOP PERFORMER! CHECK IT OUT!
Palmer is one of only 17 schools in Denver to win the Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award in 2013!