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Do you want to accelerate in math or foreign language? Do you need to bring up a previous semester grade? Do you want to keep your academic skills sharp for next year? Palma offers a well-designed, diverse, and challenging curriculum that is intended to prepare students to excel across all disciplines and is excited to offer co-ed courses open to all students this summer. Don’t miss this chance to experience the Palma difference. Call 422-6391 or http://goo.gl/Pvp4h1 to register. Summer school classes run June 13 to July 15.
Impressive Minds, Impressive Moves: IM2 is Palma School’s co-ed summer enrichment program for children grades five through twelve. The program offers a variety of activities from outdoor field and gym sports to cooking, academic reviews, music, ceramics, nutrition and iPad skills. Classes are offered in 5th-6th grade, 7th-8th grade and 9th-12th grade segments in two sessions: Session I is June 13-17 and Session II is June 20-24. Check http://goo.gl/cwa3mb for IM2 details.
SQ3R is a reading comprehension method that helps students learn how to find key information and organize it to enhance understanding and retention. Palma's Education Resource Specialist, Mr. Arnold Mass, is offering this effective reading strategy to boys and girls in grades 7 through 12.
At the NorCal Golf Finals held at Corral de Tierra Country Club on May 23rd, Joey Burlison ’18 shot even-par 72 to finish tied for seventh, qualifying for the state finals next month.
Jack Burlison ’15 was named MVP of his golf team at Amherst College along with being selected First Team All Conference in the NESCAC. And, his older brother, Jay (’13), made it through US Open Local Qualifying in Houston and has advanced to Sectional Qualifying which will be held on June 6 in Houston. Jay is currently attending Rice University on a golf scholarship.
Palma golf teams have been MBL Champions 14 years in a row and have advanced to NorCals eight times in the last 10 years. This year’s team is no exception, placing third in CCS and earning a berth in NorCals, which will be played on Monday, May 23rd.
Austin Hussain ’15 swam in the NCAA Division II Nationals and was named “All-American.” He was also honored as “Freshman of the Year” at Fresno Pacific where he holds the third fastest time in school history in the 200 free, 1:38.53. Congratulations Austin!
Haybaler baseball has sat atop the MBL-Gabilan division the past two years and the Chieftains knew they were the team to beat this season — and they did.
Palma Basketball standout Noah Allen ’13 will transfer to the University of Hawaii for the 2016-2017 season.
Students in this year’s Algebra I Honors course at Palma School accepted the challenge posed by IXL.com to participate in their “Learning Showdown.”
Palma School is fully accredited by the Western Catholic Educational Association (WCEA) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).