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10860 Woodbine Street
Los Angeles, CA 90034
Phone 310-253-7600

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Friends of Palms provides many services to Palms Middle School. In turn, Friend of Palms needs your support for our fundraising programs:

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There are many ways that Palms parents can get directly involved in making Palms the best it can be.:

  • Have everyone in your family join PTSA
  • Attend the monthly Friends of Palms/PTSA meetings
  • Show your Palms Pride!


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Join us for 2017-2018!


Welcome to Palms Middle School!

Prospective Family Visitor Days

photosCalling all prospective Palms families. Come and visit our school to learn about all the wonderful programs the school offers and visit classrooms. 

  • Monday, October 2, 2017
  • Friday, October 20 2017
  • Monday, November 6, 2017
  • Monday, February 12, 2018
  • Monday, April 9, 2018
  • Friday, April 27, 2018 

​​​​​​​Your child is welcome to attend with you.The program begins at 9:00 a.m. in the auditorium.

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Palms RoboticsINTRO TO EV3 ROBOTICS is being offered again this year, free of charge, for 6th, 7th and 8th graders. Students will learn basic robot design, construction, and programming. 

Meetings in Room 230 will be on Wednesdays from 3:15-4:15 pm on the following dates: 

November 1, 8, 15, 29

December 6, 13

Interested students should download, complete, and return the Intro to Robotics Application by Friday, October 20th.

For more information, please visit the Robotics webpage.


Panda Express logoPlease join your fellow Palms students, families and friends for this month's Dining for Dollars event at Panda Express, located near Venice/Overland (3812 Midway) in Culver City,
on Wednesday, October 11 anytime between 
10 a.m and 10 p.m.

We encourage you to attend the Pop’s Concert that same evening and enjoy a meal at Panda Express either before or after the concert.   

Present this flyer and Palms will receive 20% of your order!

Please share it widely and remind everyone to show the flyer. 


eighth NotesEveryone is invited to attend the annual Pops Concert on Wednesday, October 11th in the auditorium from 6:30pm-8:30pm.


The talented choral and band students of choir director, Ms. Chi, and instrumental music director, Ms. Jones, will be showcased in the first musical event of the new school year.  All have been working hard to bring you a memorable musical evening.  Don't miss it!   


Last week's presentation by Space Games Federation and JPL , where Palms students were challenged to design an athletic competition/game to be played in space, was featured in the "LAUSD Daily" article linked below:


Sports in space: Palms Middle School
adds ‘athletics’ to the STEAM experience


A special thank you to Gail Torr, Palms parent, for introducing us to Linda Rheinstein's Space Games Federation and for putting us in touch, and also to Kristen Vogel, Palms science teacher, for organizing the assembly.  Great job!


California Pizza Kitchen logoCalifornia Pizza Kitchen cards were distributed to students this week.  The free cards are valid for three months from October 1, 2017- January 8, 2018. Palms families who dine at any of the three CPK locations--Culver City, Beverly Hills or the Marina--anytime during these three months can use the card to automatically donate 20% of their bill to support Palms Middle School!  They are good for take out or dine in.  

Extra cards are available for friends and family.  See the Dining for Dollars page for more information.


Palms RoboticsINTERMEDIATE ROBOTICS is a new after-school class being offered this year for 7th and 8th graders with prior robotics experience. 

Meetings begin on Monday, October 16th from 3:15-4:15.  Interested students should download and return the the Fall 2017 application by Friday, October 6th.

For more information, please visit the Robotics webpage.


GATE program

The Fall 2017 issue of the LAUSD GATE Parent Newsletter is available with timely information on the eChoices application process for applying to the Gifted/Highly Gifted Magnets.

Download the issue in English or Spanish.


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Help Us With This Website!

Volunteers are needed to report news and maintain this website during the 2017-2018 school year. Prior web experience is not required; we'll teach you everything you need to know.

Please fill out the Parent Volunteer Form if you're interested in being a Palms Website Manager or Palms Website Reporter.

What's Happening

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Family Annual Donation Drive

Please click here to donate and find out where your money goes! Both one-time and monthly donations are welcome.

Parents: What's Your Choice?

Every Palms parent should choose their preferred way to help their school, through volunteering, donations, and participation.

Fill out the Parent Volunteer Form today!

Positive Behavior Support Program

Read about the Palms Positive Behavior Support program, student behavioral expectations, and parents' rights and responsibilities. Read the message from Principal Dr. Moriuchi.

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Dress Code


Please read the Dress Code rules. Make sure that students are properly attired for school each day.

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