We will hold our first SHAC meeting of the 2017-2018 school year on September 27, 2017 at the PISD Administration Building.  If you have any suggestions for improving the school health program, please contact me and let me know.  Lunch will be provided. The meeting will be held from 12-1pm at the Administration Boardroom. Please RSVP to Martha @ 361-972-5491 ext. 1003.  Thank you.  
Because of the devastating effects of the storm within our community, the Palacios Independent School District will be offering all students free breakfast and lunch for the entire month of September.  
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.
2 female students doing work on paper Three female students at computers One student on laptop with 3 other female students looking on Young female student making something out of toothpicks Young female student making something out of toothpicks IMG_5219-compressor On Tuesday, April 11th, Power GRID came to Palacios High School to participate in an Afternoon of Engineering. Members began the event by Skyping with Ms. Sarah Beasley, a 3rd year Computer Science major at Texas A&M – College Station. She spoke about how she came to love computer science, why she chose A&M, and what she wants to do with her degree, which is go into the defense field. Following this talk, Power GRID girls did a variety of engineering based activities. They learned basic Java programming to play games, used engineering and problem solving to build the tallest tower and to construct something they were unable to see based only on their team members drawings, and used logic to complete an obstacle course and a human puzzle. The event was a great success that brought together both groups for a time of fun, learning, and mentoring.

Palacios powerlifting competed at Victoria West this past Saturday. There were about 200 lifters at the meet and with more than half of the schools being 5A the Sharks and Sharkettes competed well.
Competing for the Sharkettes were:
Marian Gomez placed 4th in the 105 pound weight class with a 545 pound composite.
Meylynn Le competed in the 105 pound weight class with a 415 pound composite.
Sarah Dinh competed in the 105 pound weight class with a 405 pound composite.
Karina Ramon placed 1st in the 165 pound weight class with a 890 pound composite.
Delia Lopez competed in the 165 pound weight class with a 615 pound composite.
Gisella Chavez competed in the 165 pound weight class with a 460 pound composite.
Miranda Fuentes placed 5th in the 259 pound weight class with a 650 pound composite.
Cristina Peterson competed in the 259 pound weight class with a 640 pound composite.
Competing at the meet for the Sharks were:
Tyler Le placed 3rd in the 132 pound weight class with a 970 pound composite.
Trey Chaves competed in the 132 pound weight class.
Nathan Nguyen competed in the 148 pound weight class with a 595 pound composite.
Morgan Segovia competed in the 181 pound weight class with a 1125 pound composite.
Michael Flores competed in the 181 pound weight class with a 930 pound composite.
Dominc Garcia placed 2nd in the 198 pound weight class with a 1335 pound composite.
Elijah Edwards placed 4th in the 198 pound weight class with a 1270 pound composite.
Adam Nguyen competed in the 198 pound weight class with a 1120 pound composite.
Ethan Carr competed in the 242 pound weight class with a 850 pound composite.
Cesar Jimenz 5th in the 220 pound weight class with a 1180 pound composite.
Jaedon Hinchliffe placed 4th in the 275 pound weight class with a 1125 pound composite.
Powerlifters will have the next two weeks to improve as there next meet with be January 28 at industrial.

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Nominations are being accepted to recognize and honor former graduates of the Palacios ISD whose achievements, strength of character and citizenship serve as models to inspire and challenge today’s students.  The Distinguished Alumni Award is open to any graduate from Palacios High School who is at least 45 years of age at the time of nomination. Awards will be given for achievement in various fields of service including, but not limited to, the fine or performing arts, business, education, entertainment, law, medicine, military, philanthropy, politics, public service, religion, scholarship and science.  Awards may also be given posthumously and, in such instances, there is no age requirement.  Current employees or Board Members are not eligible. Nomination forms are available online at www. palaciosisd.org, at Palacios ISD Administration Building reception desk, or a nomination form may be requested in writing from: Palacios ISD Alumni Nomination, 1209 Twelfth Street, Palacios 77465. Nominations will be accepted until 4 p.m., Feb. 28th.
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Front row: Oliver, Uriah, Sabrina, Tyra, Trinity
Back row: Josue, Khloe, Juan, Daniel, Ana

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3 band members and instructor posing outside before football game
PHS Band received all 1's, 2nd place out of 14 bands in the 3A category, and best drum line at Saturday's Edna Competition! In Choir News: Fourteen PHS Choir members competed in All-Region Choir auditions where eleven schools competed on Saturday.  Ten PHS students were selected to the all-region choir. Ladies selected to the treble choir were Rachel White, Soprano 1—6th chair; Ariana Moreno, Soprano 2—6th chair; Tamara Perez, Alto 1—5th chair; and Michaela Proctor, Alto 2—5th chair. Six members were selected for the Mixed Choir and also advance to Pre-Area auditions in December. They were Krystal Figueroa, Alto 1--2nd Chair; Rachel Kelley, Alto 2--2nd Chair; Joe Pena, Tenor 2--3rd Chair; Steven Nevarez, Tenor 2--4th Chair; Jake Carr, Bass 1--1st Chair; and Trent Hoffpowier, Bass 1--4th Chair. Congratulations to our Band and Choir Students!
Induction-2016-GroupPOWER SET Induction Monday, September 26, 2016 On Monday, September 26, 2016, 12 new POWER SET members were inducted for the 2016-2017 school year. Ta’Loria Young, a charter member of the first POWER SET at Palacios High School, was the keynote speaker. Picture (L to R, Back to Front): Audry Kessler, Brittany Guerrero, Charity Nguyen, Brooke Potts, Vy Tang, Bailey Grones, Montserrat Garcia, Emily Shimek, Rachel White, keynote speaker Ta’Loria Young, Jessica Nguyen, Lily Vu, Priscilla Nguyen, Erika Espinosa, Vy Le, Christina Peterson, Krystal Figueroa, Karina Garcia Maddie Ferretiz, An Nguyen, Chasity Nguyen, Summer Brandstatt, Maria Hurtado, Maria Muniz, Dorothy Nguyen, Kaitlyn Marroquin, Jessica Muniz, Jazmine Lara, Katie Nguyen, Kayla Vu, Tamara Perez, Victoria Proctor, and Brooke Vandenbergh.
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Central Elementary
Collecting Lowe’s Receipts

Central Elementary will be collecting tape register receipts from Lowe’s Supermarket. Our school will earn free educational equip-ment by collecting register receipts from Lowe’s. Thanks to all who participate. We hope to have your support again this year!

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