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Ms. Hamilton


Today, Tinicum Elementary School was visited by the Citadel Credit Union, as our very own Miss Hamilton (Kindergarten Teacher) was nominated for and was selected to receive a prestigious award - The Citadel Heart of Learning Award. Kudos to Miss Hamilton for earning this coveted recognition!

Tinicum Eclipse 2024


Special thanks to the Palisades Community Foundation for help in supplying the solar eclipse glasses for our students and staff!  And thanks to the cosmos for providing the show!  We all had an opportunity to experience this memorable event!

RECYCLE YOUR GLASSES:  Please drop your solar eclipse glasses at any one of our schools.  There you will find collection boxes at each school.  Thanks for your help!

Register for Pre K Counts


Click here for upcoming Pre K Story Times in April at Durham Nockamixon for all pre K children in the district - Pre-K NIghts 2024.docx.pdf

Fill out registration for this event here:  Register Now

Kindergarten Registration Open


Resident children of the Palisades School district who will attain a chronological age of five years BEFORE September 1, 2024 are eligible to attend kindergarten for the 2024-2025 school year. For a complete list of requirements and registration information, please review our Kindergarten Welcome Letter (PDF) on the page linked below:

Click Here for More Information


School Board Approved Calendar for 2024-25 - Calendar 2024-25

School Board Meeting Image

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.)

All meeting minutes and agendas are posted here:  Board Docs

04/16/2024 - Bucks County Intermediate Unit Board Meeting at 7PM in the BCIU Board Room
04/17/2024 - Policy Committee Meeting at 5PM in the PHS Library
04/17/2024 - Fiscal Oversight Committee Meeting at 6PM in the PHS Auditorium
04/17/2024 - Regular School Board Meeting at 7PM in the PHS Auditorium
04/18/2024 - Joint Operating Committee at 7PM in the UBCTS Main Office Conference Room

From the High School

Graduation Date for the Class of 2024

The graduation date for the Class of 2024 will be Friday, May 31st at 5:30 PM in Walter T. Rohrer stadium. The rain date will be Saturday, June 1st at 10:00 AM. More information will be forthcoming.

Unified Track 2024

Unified Track & Field

On Thursday, our Unified Track team hosted Central Bucks East and William Tennent High Schools in their first meet of the season. Our team displayed great sportsmanship, a competitive spirit, had a lot of fun and won the meet! Congratulations!

KKopp  CMcGroarty  KRutstein

FBLA State Conference Results

Earlier this week, Kellan Kopp, Chase McGroarty, and Kaya Rutstein competed at the FBLA State Championships! Congratulations to Kaya Rutstein for placing 6th in Human Resource Management.

Beta Fish
Lily with Artwork

Lily Clifford’s Artwork on Display at the BCIU

Lily Clifford was honored at the BCIU for their annual Bucks IU Student Art Gallery Reception for the 2024 school year.  The event is sponsored by the Bucks IU Visual Arts Advisory Council which displays one piece of artwork for all of the 13 districts that the IU supports.  Lily's piece was selected to represent Palisades at the BCIU for the next year, which is on display from January 2024 to January 2025 in The Gallery on the second floor of the IU.  If you're down at the IU please check Lily's work, she did amazing work!


Help Wanted

2024/2025 School Year:  Winter Coaching Position 

- Boys Basketball - Head Coach

Interested candidates must submit a letter of interest, an athletic resume listing coaching experience, and 3 non-family member references (name, phone number and/or email address, job title). Applicants with incomplete or missing information will not be considered for an interview. Position posted until filled.

Clearances will be required prior to beginning employment. Clearances may take up to two weeks for processing, so we strongly encourage interested applicants to start this process immediately. Required clearances include: Acts 24, 34, 114 & 151 (dated within the past 12 months of the closing date of this posting. Complete clearances  for “employment” not “volunteer”) and disclosure form(s) Act 168. If needed, please contact Sue Keogh, HR Associate, at 610-847-5131, extension 4028 for technical assistance completing the application. 


Letters of interest can be addressed to Mr. Brian Gilbert and emailed to [email protected] 

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

Link to clearances:


Community School Programs

Please follow this link to see the list of classes that are starting now!  Check back often to see if anything new is added!  Community School Programs Spring 2024

ESS Hiring Event


Covered Bridge Project Ad

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THIS IMPORTANT COMMUNITY CELEBRATION...featuring our band students and guest conductor, Dr. Scott Watson!

The concerts (at the high school on Friday and at the bridge on Saturday) are FREE!  Tickets must be purchased in advance for the reception at Kirkland Farm on Saturday (adults only 21 and over)!  Tickets are now on sale - please visit the Palisades Community Foundation website.  Get your tickets today!

Check out our Press Release v3 Covered Bridge Project.pdf

Heads Up...Registration is beginning now for the PCF Annual Family Fun Run and 1 Mile Walk on Saturday, May 18th - register today!

PCF Family Fun Run and ! Mile Walk Registration

SEPTA School Yard Sale

Springfield Elementary is hosting a community yard sale on 4/27 (rain date 5/11)! If you would like to reserve a space to sell items, please sign up at the following link and be sure to include your email address! We hope to see you there! 

Empty Bowl

CALLING ALL CERAMIC ARTISTS AND ART STUDENTS: Upper Bucks Empty Bowls needs your handmade bowls for our next Empty Bowl Supper. On Friday, May 3rd, community members are invited to gather at Palisades High School to purchase handmade bowls and enjoy a delicious soup supper. All money raised will benefit the food pantry. This is a great opportunity to show your work while helping your neighbors. If you would like to donate your bowl or multiple bowls to this effort, please contact Paula Focazio at 267-884-2286 or [email protected] Students may also contact PHS Art teacher Lauren Sunday.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for the Upper Bucks Empty Bowls fundraiser Friday, May 3rd. The Upper Bucks Empty Bowls Supper raises money to help fight hunger in our community. We need volunteers to help with the following: set-up, ticket sales at the door, serving, and clean-up. This is a great way for students to earn some volunteer hours while helping their neighbors. If you can help please contact Paula Focazio at 267-884-2286 or [email protected]

Sign up to help today - Sign Up Genius


PSD Community News

Groundwater Presentation at PHS

Riegelsville Storytime
Smokey the Bear Reading Challenge

Green Hiking Event

Rummage Sale

Nockamixon Earth Day 2024
Mother's Day 2024

Tinicum Civic Association

Click here for upcoming events at the Stover Mill Gallery - Tinicum Civic Association- Stover Mill Gallery.pdf

Tinicum Civic Assoc

Grandparents Support Group

Book Sale Pipersville Spring 2024

Mother's Day Plant BINGO

Garden Invite 2024
Fritz Ad Summer Help

Bucks County Parks Hiring Event

Bucks County Lifeguard Reimbursement

Girls Empowered Summer Camp

Girls Empowered 2024 - Registration is Now Open for Summer Camps!.pdf

Sponsorship and registration information is included in the link above.

YMCA Summer Camps

YMCA IS HIRING SUMMER COUNSELORS - AGE 18 AND UP - Please contact [email protected]  

PLEASE NOTE:  Upperclassmen from high school may reach out for employment as well!

Fab Lab Summer Camp 2024 p1
Fab Lab Summer Camp 2024 p2

Fab Lab Summer Camp 2024 - Registration Now Open 011824.pdf