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BUS SCHEDULES:  If you have any issues or questions regarding busing, please contact Krapf Bus Company at 484-812-0150 or email [email protected] - you may also contact Gerry Giarratana at 610-847-5131, ext. 5002 or email [email protected] 

CHROMEBOOK INSURANCE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!  You can register your student’s Chromebook for coverage beginning now!  Sign Up for Chromebook Coverage

CLOTHING/BACKPACK/SUPPLY DISTRIBUTION:  Palisades Community Foundation will be hosting a clothing, backpack and supply distribution on Saturday, August 26th from 9AM until noon in the high school’s gold gym (please park on the tennis court side of the high school to enter). This is a free event!  We will have a limited number of gift cards available for distribution also courtesy of PCF.

Any donations to PCF to help with this event can be made by visiting the website at

Also from PCF, the World Famous Harlem Wizards are coming to Palisades High School on Monday November 13th - mark your calendar for this family fun event!  More details to follow.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT PALISADES:  Looking to work in Palisades School District?  Here are the job opportunities available at this time -

Bookmark this link and check back often!

FAB LAB FALL PROGRAMS ANNOUNCED:  Interested in Science Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM)?  Bucks County IU’s FAB LAB may have just the right program for enriching your child’s learning.  Click on their website for more information about upcoming programs scheduled for Fall:

FREE BREAKFAST FOR ALL STUDENTS:  Reminder…The state has officially approved FREE breakfast for all students for the 2023-24 school year.  In addition, any family that is qualified for a reduced priced meal, will now be qualified to receive FREE lunch for the school year.  The guidelines for state qualification have changed. 

Please see the updated guidelines and registration information:

POWERSCHOOL ACCOUNT:  Here are directions for setting up a PowerSchool account if you do not already have one - very important for accessing grade information for PALMS/PHS, bus information for ALL students AND Returning Student Registration Forms (see below).

Click here to create an account if you do not already have one:

PRESCHOOL PROGRAM A “GO” AT DN FOR THE 23-24 SCHOOL YEAR:  With the Governor’s passing of the state budget a week or so ago, we have received approval for our grant to support a Preschool Program at Durham Nockamixon!  This is a FREE program for families with children ages 3 and 4 who meet the income requirements (family of 4 earning less than $90,000).  This program will be run by LifeSpan, using the funding received from a grant written by the United Way.  If you are interested in this program, please complete this application - APPLICATION LINK.  Any questions, please contact Marie Collie [email protected] or Donna Holmes [email protected] 

RETURNING STUDENT REGISTRATION FORMS:  In order to complete your student’s Returning Student Registration Forms, please log into your PowerSchool Account, select your child and click on the FORMS link on the left hand side under INFORMATION.  You will then see the forms to be completed   THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT TO COMPLETE!  We must have up to date medical and contact information for your student(s).  It doesn’t take long to complete, and the information is imperative for us to communicate effectively with you AND to provide the medical attention your student(s) need.  Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.  Any questions, please contact me at 610-847-5131, ext. 2401 or email [email protected] 

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE FOR SEPTEMBER:  All residents are invited to attend these public meetings.

09/06/23 - Regular Board Meeting - 7PM PHS Auditorium

09/13/23 - Education Programs and Services Meeting - 6:30PM PHS Library

09/18/23 - Fiscal Committee Meeting - 9AM District Office Conf. Room

09/19/23 - Bucks County IU Meeting - 7PM BCIU Board Room

09/20/23 - Regular Board Meeting - 7PM PHS Auditorium

09/21/23 - Joint Operating Committee - 7PM UBCTS Conf. Room

09/27/23 - Facilities Committee Meeting - 7PM PHS Library
Field Hockey


PSD Community

Cornhole Event
BBQ Chicken Dinner
Grandparents Flyer

SENIOR CITIZENS EXPO: Senator Jarrett Coleman will be hosting a Senior Expo on October 12th at the Upper Bucks County Technical School from 9am-1pm at 3115 Ridge Road, Perkasie PA 18944. 

Seniors will be able to enjoy food/drinks, receive a flu shot, play games, attend seminars and whole lot more. On behalf of Senator Coleman, we would appreciate your help with sharing our event sign-up with your friends and neighbors. 

All attendees may register here: