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From the High School

ATTENTION FRESHMEN - Link Crew’s Cookies & Cram

9th graders, it’s time to get ready for your first semester exams! Link Crew will be hosting our annual Cookies & Cram event for Freshmen students on January 17th from 11:00am-2:30pm in the HS Library! Link Leaders will be here to help students prepare for their final exams on the following day. Of course cookies will be provided! We can't wait to see you there!

Winter Sports Update

Winter sports competitions are in full swing! Click this link for a full calendar of athletic events. 

In January 3rd, the Boys Wrestling scored a BIG win over Wilson HS 33-30.

During the winter break, the Girls Wrestling team competed in the Bedlam for the Belt tournament. The following wrestlers were place winners:

Hannah Gibson - 2nd Place

Bryce Snyder - 2nd Place

Olivia Lessing - 3rd Place

Grace Bucich - 3rd Place

Savannah Witt - 1st place Champion (Season Record 11-0)

Kyle Kirsch

Kirsch named to All-State Football Team

Congratulations to Kyle Kirsch (outside linebacker) who was selected to the Pennsylvania Coaches 2A All-State Team! 

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The following upcoming meetings are open to the public.  To review the agenda/sign up for comment, please go to the School Board section of our website and click on Board Docs or use this link - Board Docs (information regarding how to make a public comment is found on the agenda document; they are listed by date.)

01/10/24 - Educational Programs and Services Committee - 6:30PM in the PHS Library
01/16/24 - Bucks County Intermediate Unit (BCIU) Committee - 7PM in the BCIU Board Room
01/17/24 - Budget Presentation 2024-25 (3rd presentation) - 6PM in the PHS Auditorium
01/17/24 - Regular School Board Meeting - 7PM in the PHS Auditorium
01/18/24 - Joint Operating Committee (JOC) - 7PM in the UBCTS Main Office Conf. Room
01/24/24 - Extra Curriculars Committee (formerly Athletics Committee) - 6:30PM in the PHS Library
01/24/24 - Buildings and Ground Committee - 7PM in the PHS Library

Help Wanted

Short-Term 6th Reading Teacher at Palisades Middle School - available approximately February 15, 2024 for a maximum of 12 weeks. The qualified applicant must have a current PA certification in Elementary K-6. Applicants should have a strong understanding of best practices and instructional techniques for middle school students. Candidates that have experience using Canvas and/or PowerSchool are encouraged to apply. 

Salary is a progressive per diem scale: 
Days 1 to 10: $155/day * Days 11 to 30: $185/day * Days 31 to 59: $215/day

Interested applicants need to submit through Recruit and Hire at letter of interest, resume, completed PA standard application, college transcripts, copy of PA teaching certificate, 3 letters of recommendation, clearances (current within the past 12 months of the closing date of this posting: Acts 24, 34, 114 & 151 current within a year) and disclosure form(s) no later than January 12, 2024. Letters of interest can be addressed to Dr. Karl Scheibenhofer, Principal at PALMS. EOE

This is a position hired through Source4Teachers/ESS.  Successful candidates must also apply through Source4Teachers and meet all hiring requirements of Source4Teachers.

Link to clearances:

PSD Community News

January NAMI

January 2024-Support-Group pdf.pdf

Smarter Parents