Palmetto Middle Guidance News

September 2013

Grade Level Counselor Updates

6th Grade: **NO UPDATES AT THIS TIME (Contact Mrs. Sargent at if you need assistance from the sixth grade school counselor)

7th Grade: If you received a letter in the mail regarding Duke TIP and have any questions, please contact Ms. Bishop at or 847-4333 ext. 227.


What: Interest Meeting for G.I.R.L.S (Girls in Real Life Situations)

When: Thursday, September 19, 2013

Where: Palmetto Middle School Auditorium

Time: 3:15 – 3:30

G.I.R.L.S is a support group for girls who may be struggling through the adolescent years, girls who may be struggling with self-confidence, friends who have trouble communicating with one another, and an entire community of girls who would like to bond with other girls.

8th Grade:If you received a letter in the mail regarding PSAT administration at Palmetto Middle School, feel free to send questions to Mrs. Wimberly at or 847-4333 ext. 226.

**Remember, ALL PSAT money is due no later than October 4, 2013.

Character Word and PALS Topic of the Month

September Character Word of the Month:

Responsibility- Being accountable in word and deed while having a sense of duty to fulfill tasks with reliability, dependability, and commitment.

September PALS Topic:

ALL GRADE LEVELS: Our first PALS (adviser/advisee) meeting will be on September 26, 2013. This year will explore the 16 Career Clusters in PALS. Your PALS adviser will highlight a different career cluster each month. Please look for the PALS rosters posted in your hall to find out where you need to be for the first PALS meeting. Come ready to explore the many career possibilities that are waiting for you!!