Because of the devastating effects of the storm within our community, the Palacios Independent School District will continue offering all students free breakfast and lunch through Tuesday, October 31st.  
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.

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.

Source: High School
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.
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!
closeup of alarm clock
Central Elementary Pre-kindergarten (A.M.).....................................................7:45-10:45 Pre-kindergarten (P.M.).....................................................11:45-2:45 Kindergarten........................................................................8:00-2:45 First, Second, and Third Grade............................................8:00-3:30 East Side Intermediate......................................................8:00-3:30 Junior High........................................................................7:55-3:40 High School........................................................................7:55-3:40