Parent's Blog

  • Palma’s new online newspaper - Join the Chieftain Times

    Posted October 8

    The Chieftain Times, Palma’s new online newspaper, has launched. The newspaper, stocked by articles written and edited by students, welcomes all submissions, from articles about entertainment to sports to comic strips. Whether you’re in junior high or high school, send it in to

  • Palma School Student Newspaper - Reunited

    Posted October 8

    Palma School Student Newspaper (The Chieftain Times) - Reunited
    The fires were gone but the smoke still lingered. It crept through the streets of Belfast and seeped out of the city walls, permeating the countryside. The grey clouds fell like a curtain separating the city, where it only opened at certain times, the players getting trapped behind it if they didn’t get back in time. READ MORE

  • MCHD Flu Shots

    No-Cost Flu Shot Clinic Coming to Palma

    Posted October 5

    The Monterey County Health Department will be hosting a no-cost flu vaccine clinic at Palma School for everyone ages two years and older. Anyone who is interested in getting a flu vaccination is welcome to attend. Children ages 17 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. 21 OCT 2015 4pm to 7pm

  • Mark Beach and Gabriel Rianda

    Palma School Students Receive Letters of Commendation

    Posted October 1

    Mark Beach ’16 and Gabriel Rianda ’16 have earned Letters of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Commended students are recognized for their exceptional academic promise, and though they will not compete for National Merit Scholarship awards, they are among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million entrants.

  • Palma Ground Breaking

    Palma Students Break Ground for Ag Class

    Posted October 1

    Palma students broke ground on Wednesday to create a vegetable garden as part of their Introduction to Salinas Valley Agriculture class. The class is designed to teach students about the local agriculture industry from “Field to Fork.” Students will learn every aspect of Salinas Valley farming from preparing the soil and purchasing seed to bringing their harvest to market.

  • Joe Reyna

    Some Chieftains are Cowboys

    Posted October 1

    Palma 8th Grader Joe Reyna participated in the first Junior High School Rodeo of the year held at the Posse Grounds in Salinas on September 27. He participated in the Jr. Goat Roping and the Jr. Boys Breakaway Roping events.

  • Anthony Alvarado

    Palma Senior Anthony Alvarado Eagle Scout Project

    Posted October 1

    Palma Senior Anthony Alvarado devised and carried out a bench installation project at Lincoln Elementary School in Salinas as part of his Eagle Scout designation. “We are grateful to have these benches,” said Ana Cuevas, Lincoln Elementary School Principal. “It has created a nice place for our parents to wait for their children.” This was Alvarado’s final assignment to qualify for Eagle Scout. Photograph courtesy of Robert Walch

  • Action Leaders Win Big at Essential Elements Fair in Florida

    Posted September 29

    On September 24th-27th Action Leadership represented Palma School at the annual gathering of student leaders.

  • Palma Fall Sports Program

    Palma Fall Sports Program

    Posted September 25

    Palma Fall Sports Program will be available today, at the football game, and all home football games for $8! The program is filled with pictures, and the sports schedules of all of our high school, and junior high school athletic teams.

  • Father Ken Laverone - Palma alumi will recount the life of Blessed Junipero Serra at the canonization.

    Posted September 23

    Father Ken Laverone - Palma alumi will recount the life of Blessed Junipero Serra at the canonization.