Palma School has a long tradition of excellence in athletics.

With 127 league championships, and 24 CCS titles, Palma is a perennial sports powerhouse. This illustrious record stems from coaches’ understanding that they are first and foremost teachers.

Athletes are instructed not only about the game they are playing, but also about what their actions on the field say about them as people. Respect, hard work, gratitude, the graceful acceptance of failure and the humble celebration of victory are all qualities of Palma Athletes.



  • Palma Volleyball Ranked 1st in League

    Posted April 18

    Host Palma Chieftains beat the Christopher Cougars on Thursday night to earn their 9th consecutive league victory and are now tied for first place.

  • Terry Lee Wins NIAAA Calfiornia Scholar Athlete of the Year

    Posted April 17

    Congratulation to Jinwon Lee, the NIAAA 2014 CA Scholarship Award Winner. The committee was extremely impressed with his application, resume, and essay He will receive the CA plaque from the NIAAA Office this summer. Some changes are being made to the award, so we thank you for your patience. Jinwon will now be placed into the Section 7 competition. Section 7 consists of Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada and Utah. Thank you for all your work with student-athletes,

    Jean Kinn Ashen, CMAA, AIC NIAAA Board of Directors, Section 7 Representative Athletic Administrator North Salinas High School
  • Volleyball Volleys for 1st Place!

    Posted April 16

    The Chieftains won their 8th straight league match with a 25-21, 25-14, 25-17 win over San Benito.

  • Varsity Track Wins NSHS Invite

    Posted April 7

    Saturday was a great day at North Salinas Invitational. The FS Girls and Varsity Boys both walked away with a team championship while the FS Boys finished fourth. Some notable marks from Rhett Gonzales with a meet record in the 110HH and #2 time in CCS. Devin Hinson in his first 300 Hurdle race with a win and takes over the MBL lead in that event. Kate Lathos moved up to #4 all time at ND in the SP at 31’9” with a win and only 6” short of the school record. Our vaulters all had 1’ personal bests. Josh Gonzales and Kely Markfield at 12’2” and Felicia Markfield at 9’2” with the boys coming in second and Felicia winning. A great day for all:

  • Pacheco Crushes Own School Record in Long Jump

    Posted April 5

    Palma's Chase Pacheco broke his own school record by soaring 23'6" to take second place at the Stanford Invite.