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May 1 – May 5 – Activities Theme is “Stop and Smell the Roses”

May 1st – Wear GREEN to show your support for Positive Youth Mental Health

May 1st – Book Talk Session 1 – The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor; session at PHS Library from 6PM to 7:30PM (facilitated by school counselors)

May 8 – May 12 – Activities Theme is “Being Positive and Kind”

May 8th – Book Talk Session 2 – The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor; session at PHS Library from 6PM to 7:30PM (facilitated by school counselors)

May 15 – 19 – Activities Theme is “Do Your Best and Persevere”

May 15th – Book Talk Session 3 – The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor; session at PHS Library from 6PM to 7:30PM (facilitated by school counselors)

May 20th – PCF Annual 1 Mile Walk and Family Fun Run held at Palisades High School (see details below); Mental Health Resource Fair will be held from 9AM until noon at the same location.

May 22 – May 26 – Activities Theme is “Be Present…practicing mindfulness and self-regulation”

May 22nd – Book Talk Session 4 – The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor; session at PHS Library from 6PM to 7:30PM (facilitated by school counselors)

You must register in advance to attend book talks on Mondays in May:  Click Here to Register  

HERE IS A HIGHLIGHT...Check out this clip of Shawn Achor on his book - The Happiness Advantage-Shawn Achor

Wear Purple and Gold each Friday during the Month of May!



You Matter

PALISADES COMMUNITY FOUNDATION'S ANNUAL 1 MILE WALK AND FAMILY FUN RUNMark your calendar for Saturday, May 20th.  Exercise is an important part of positive Mental Health - since May is Mental Health Awareness Month, join us in this worthwhile event - helping you stay healthy AND our community benefits from your donations!  Registration begins at 7:30AM and the walk/run begins at 9AM! 

Register for the event on Saturday, May 20th!  A healthy way to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month!  Exercise with your community - click on this link:  Sign Up for the PCF 5K and 1 Mile Walk

PCF Logo

SPONSORS NEEDED!  To be a sponsor for this event, please click on these two links:

PCF 5K Sponsors 2023 rev.pdf

PCF sponsor letter rev.pdf

All monies donated to the Palisades Community Foundation support this community!  Make your tax-deductible donation today!

Help Wanted

Palisades School District Maintenance Position Openfull-time, 12 month, daytime position for the Palisades School District. Position starts upon successfully completing all pre-hire paperwork and pre-employment drug-screening. 

The interested candidate must have experience in all aspects of building maintenance. Mechanical, plumbing, electrical  HVAC and snow plowing. Preference given to those with HVAC experience. Candidates must be willing to work overtime as needed.Starting hourly rate after probationary period is $27.25/hour. Candidate must work well independently and in a team environment.  

This position is 7.5 hours per day, 6:00 am to 2:00 pm (with half hour unpaid lunch). This is a support staff contracted position and receives all benefits as per the collective bargaining agreement. 

Interested applicants must submit through Recruit and Hire at their letter of interest, resume, Palisades application, 3 current letters of reference, clearances (current within the past 12 months of the closing date of this posting: Act 24, 34, 114 and 151), and disclosure form(s) to Al Crouthamel, Director of Facilities, at [email protected]. Deadline for applications is NOW April 28, 2023. Letters of interest can be addressed to Mr. Al Crouthamel, Director of Facilities. 

Palisades requires a pre-employment drug test as a condition of employment.

Link to clearances:


Pirate Updates

Graduation Date for the Class of 2023

The graduation date for the Class of 2023 will be Friday, June 2nd at 5:30 PM in Walter T. Rohrer stadium. The rain date will be Saturday, June 3rd at 10:00 AM. More information will be forthcoming.

Pirate Signs

Palisades Pirates Yard Signs $25

Show your friends & neighbors how proud you are to be a Palisades Pirate by displaying one (or many) of these double-sided yard signs on your front lawn. 

Order yours by completing the  Order Form by Thursday, May 11th. Proceeds benefit the Class of 2024. 

Questions? Please email Mrs. Thomas at [email protected]

ESS Attention Graduates

School Board Meetings

Upcoming Meetings:

05/03/2023 - Regular School Board Meeting - 7PM - PHS Auditorium
05/10/2023 - Education Programs and Services Committee Meeting - 6:30PM - PHS Library
05/15/2023 - Fiscal Oversight Committee Meeting - 9AM - District Office
05/15/2023 - Bucks County IU Meeting - 7PM - BCIU Board Room
05/17/2023 - Policy Committee Meeting - 5:30PM - PHS Library
05/17/2023 - Regular School Board Meeting - 7PM - PHS Auditorium
05/18/2023 - JOC Meeting - Upper Bucks Tech School - 7PM - Main Office Conference Room
05/24/2023 - Facilities Committee Meeting - 6:30PM - PHS Library





Northwester Wooden

Virtual Parenting Group

FMI Summer Program

Krapf Job Fair

PPYFC Camp 2023

Prevention Day 2023

Pennridge Community Night

Hazardous Materials

UBE Garden Club

Tinicum Park

QNB Art Contest 2023

QNB is calling for entries to its annual Student Art Collector Calendar contest!

As always, the contest is open to all high school students (grades 9-12) in QNB Bank's market area, now through May 26, 2023. The theme for this year's calendar is "Architecture" and the art format is the same as years past – a pen and ink drawing measuring 9" wide by 7" high. In June, fourteen winners will be selected and receive a prize of $100 deposited into a QNB CD or Savings Account and their artwork published in the 2024 calendar.

This will be the 28th installment of the QNB Student Art Collector Calendar, and we look forward to seeing the amazing artwork from all of the talented students in our communities. Entry forms with a full list of rules and regulations for the contest are available at all QNB Bank locations and on our website at Questions may be directed to the QNB Bank Marketing Department at 215-538-5600 ext. 5756.

BMX Program for Kids

Click here for the pdf version:  Hunterdon County BMX Program

Tinicum Yard Sale

Tinicum Elementary School Yard Sale - Final Flyer and Application PDF.pdf




YMCA Summer Programming

Campers will be bussed from Palisades to the Quakertown Y and returned to the Palisades campus at the end of the day for parent pick up.  Click on this brochure for registration and more information:  YMCA Camp Brochure 2023

Sports Camps


Boys Basketball  - Camp Director: Bob Musantry

High School Purple Gym - June 24th and 25th 

Skills Clinic - Working on skills and drills for basketball players in grades 5th-8th

9 AM - 12 Noon 

$50 a camper, $40 per camper if registering more than 1 child 

Contact: Bob Musantry [email protected]  for more information.

Girls’ Basketball - Camp Director: Karlee Krchnavi

High School Purple Gym - July 24th, 25th, 26th

8am - 12 Noon

$50 a camper, $40 per camper if registering more than 1 child 

Register by July 1st to guarantee t-shirt. After July 1—t-shirt is not guaranteed

Contact Coach Krchnavi for more details: [email protected]

Baseball - Camp Director Gary Koenig

Dates: June 26th, 27th, 28th

Times: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ages: K-7th

Price: $150.00

Contact:  Coach Fachet for more information [email protected]

Field Hockey - Camp Director Kim DeNato 

Dates: June 12-14

Times: 9-11am

Grades 3rd- 6th 

A great way to try field hockey, learn new skills, play games, and team building exercises. The high school players will be assisting. 

Cost - $40  

[email protected] 

Prallsville Camp

Summer Camp

Tinicum Arts Festival Dates 2023

Earth School Summer Camp

Here are the details:
Session 1- July 3-7, Ralph Stover State Park
(4th off)
Session 2 - July 10-14 Ralph Stover State Park
Session 3 - July 17-21 Ralph Stover State Park 
Session 4 - July 24-28 - Bucks Co. Audubon