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  • Interact Club Hosts Honored Speaker Secretary Panetta Today

    Posted May 21, 2015

    Former Secretary of Defense and Head of the Central Intelligence Agency, Mr. Leon Panetta, will be speaking at Palma School today. This opportunity is being sponsored by the Interact Club and will take place during the Advisory/Study Hall period of the Gold Day this week. This event is open to a limited number of students, who have indicated their intent to attend by signing up with the school in advance. Mr. Panetta will be speaking on his path to becoming a leader and there will be time after his talk for questions. Palma’s Interact Club is coordinated by Palma Teacher and Director of Student Activities, Mr. Sterrett. Mr. Panetta's grandson, Michael, will graduate with the Senior Class 2015.

  • Palma Physics Thrives in College Competition

    Posted May 1, 2015

    Palma Physics students completed another successful run at the annual Hartnell College Physics Olympics on Thursday, April 23. The competition featured bridge building, egg drop, marshmallow towers, stacking of building fulcrum blocks, a robotics workshop, and several exciting physics demonstrations. Palma's Physics Instructor is Mr. Chris O'Brien.

  • Palma Band Wins Awards in SoCal

    Posted April 30, 2015

    Directed by Mr. Uccello, the Palma Symphonic Band earned two trophies for their award-winning performances there: 1) a Silver (2nd) Place trophy and 2) the “Spirit of Anaheim” trophy. Only one band receives the Spirit of Anaheim trophy for honorable behavior and exemplary spirit.

  • Palma Celebrates Earth Day

    Posted April 29, 2015

    In honor of Earth Day this month, we share this video from Palma's 2014-2015 Action Leaders Group to inspire you. This student-designed award-winning recycling promotion was shown at the convention last September in St John's, Florida for Action Leaders from Edmund Rice Christian Brother Schools from North and South America. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxXXfFI4Hdc&feature=youtu.be&list=PLE3KRqxe4NgqqMdGa_ULLV-j93PjCnvk9

  • Palma Track

    Posted May 1, 2015

    John Devine talks with Palma track runner Kasey Cory and Coach Jason Smith: http://www.montereyherald.com/sports/20150430/video-prepnation-talks-palma-track.

  • Palma Volleyball Earns Win

    Posted April 30, 2015

    Monterey Bay League regular season champion Palma opened up the league volleyball tournament Thursday, sweeping Pajaro Valley 25-15, 25-21, 25-17. The Chieftains will host Christopher on Tuesday in the Monterey Bay League semifinals.

  • Palma Baseball Defeats Monte Vista

    Posted April 30, 2015

    Cameron Crone pitched a gem as the Chieftains kept their playoff hopes alive with their third straight win. Matt Smith had two hits for Palma, including a run-scoring double. Anthony Desantis added a run-scoring single.

  • Palma High Powers to MBL Golf Title

    Posted April 27, 2015

    The Chieftains wrapped up the Monterey Bay League Gabilan Division title by finishing first in the league championship tournament on Monday. They were the only team in the 12-team event to finish below 400.

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    Sophomore Achieves at Science Fair

    Posted March 16, 2015

    Palma Sophomore, Saransh Rakshak, won two awards at the 2015 Monterey County Science and Engineering Fair on Sunday March 15.

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    Cornejo, Guest Speaker for Private Screening of “McFarland, USA” Film.

    Posted March 16, 2015

    “I came to this country at the age of 6 and started working in the fields when I was 8,” said Palma High Coach and Teacher, Francisco Cornejo, ... And when I wasn’t working, I would run.”

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