Central Elementary and East Side Intermediate will hold “Meet the Teacher Night” on Tuesday, August 22nd.  The Central Elementary campus will be open from 5:00 – 6:15 p.m.   The East Side campus will be open from 5:30 – 6:45.  Students will have an opportunity to meet their teachers and tour the campuses.

Palacios Junior High and Palacios High staff will greet their students and families on Thursday, August 17th from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the Secondary Cafeteria.

Classes for all students will begin on Wednesday, August 23rd.

Source: High School

Central Elementary and East Side Intermediate will hold “Meet the Teacher Night” on Tuesday, August 22nd.  The Central Elementary campus will be open from 5:00 – 6:15 p.m.   The East Side campus will be open from 5:30 – 6:45.  Students will have an opportunity to meet their teachers and tour the campuses.

Palacios Junior High and Palacios High staff will greet their students and families on Thursday, August 17th from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the Secondary Cafeteria.

Classes for all students will begin on Wednesday, August 23rd.

Source: East Side
  Central Elementary and East Side Intermediate will hold “Meet the Teacher Night” on Tuesday, August 22nd.  The Central Elementary campus will be open from 5:00 – 6:15 p.m.   The East Side campus will be open from 5:30 – 6:45.  Students will have an opportunity to meet their teachers and tour the campuses. Palacios Junior High and Palacios High staff will greet their students and families on Thursday, August 17th from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the Secondary Cafeteria. Classes for all students will begin on Wednesday, August 23rd.

Attention 8th Grade Students and Parents

This message is for all of our incoming 8th grade students and parents.  Since the end of the school year, we have added an additional elective class for our 8th grade students.  We will be offering Cosmetology to any 8th grade student that are interested.  This course is an introduction to cosmetology that combines class instruction and laboratory to include personal hygiene and safety, manicuring, shampoos, make-up techniques, pin-curling and styling.  If you are interested please call the Junior High Office at 361-972-2417 extension 1407 and leave a message for Rhonda Huitt.  Please do this before August 7th if your student is interested.

 

Attention all incoming 7th & 8th Grade Students and Parents

This message is for all of our incoming 7th and 8th grade students and parents.  Since the end of the school year, we have added an additional elective class for our all of our students.  We will be offering Theatre Arts to students who are interested.  This course is an introduction to the skills and concepts of acting, as well as the history of theatre.  They will learn about set design, makeup, costumes and other theatrical skills.  If you are interested please call the Junior High Office at 361-972-2417 extension 1407 and leave a message for Rhonda Huitt.  Please do this before August 7th if your student is interested.

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All substitutes, current and new, are now required to attend training each academic year.  Individuals who wish to substitute for PISD will have two opportunities for training this fall.  The first training will be held Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm in the PISD Board Room.  Another opportunity for training will be held Wednesday, August 30th from 9:00am – 12:00pm in the PISD Board Room. After the orientation, participants will have an opportunity to visit each campus and speak with the campus administrators. New substitutes must submit an application (located at http://www.palaciosisd.org), bring their photo ID, and social security card.  A High School diploma is required. If you have any questions, please contact Martha McEntire or Carolyn Kubecka, Director of Human Resources 361-972-5491 Ext. 1003.
New Teacher In-Service begins August 8, 2017. Returning Teacher prep days begin August 11, 2017. Student’s return to classes beginning Wednesday, August 23rd. 2017-2018 District Calendar
This year's Sales Tax Holiday is August 11-13. As in previous years, the law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced less than $100 from sales and use taxes, which could save shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend.
If you are a resident of Palacios ISD and age 65 or older you are entitled to a Senior Athletic Pass. This pass will allow one general admission seat to attend home athletic events. To receive your pass you must bring proof of age and residency to the Administration Office starting August 1st at 1209 Twelfth Street between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The District will be on a summer work schedule starting Monday, June 5th through Friday, July 28th.  The Administration Building will be open from 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and closed on Friday’s.  Campus offices will be open to the public Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. and closed for lunch.  All campuses and offices will resume regular business hours on Monday, July 31st.
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May has been a busy month for the Palacios High School POWER SET group. On May 4th, members attended STP’s Career Event where members from many of the local POWER SET and WIT groups were able to collaborate to build a Rubes Goldberg machine and then were given the opportunity to meet with STP employees from many different areas to discuss their careers.

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Then, on May 10th, POWER SET members visited the very new Phillips 66 corporate office in Houston where they learned about their college recruiting program and career opportunities within many divisions of the company. Mrs. Jane Gasdaska, the GM for  US Product Supply & Distribution at Phillips 66 took time from her day to speak to the group about building their personal brands to be successful. To end the day’s events, 6 female employees from 6 different areas at corporate held a career panel for POWER SET.

Source: High School