Band & Orchestra Concert

posted Dec 7, 2017, 8:50 AM by Holly Weiner   [ updated Dec 7, 2017, 8:51 AM ]

We will be hosting our Winter Band and Orchestra Concert on Tuesday, December 19th at 6pm. Please join us, we would love to share all of our student's hard work and musical talent with you. The concert will be in the gym, please enter through the doors off Orangewood. Doors will be open 15 minutes prior to the start of the show. See you there!

Panther Den

posted Dec 7, 2017, 8:35 AM by Holly Weiner

We have a clothing closet on campus that is filled with clothes for all seasons and all ages, we also have some toys and small household items. We open the Panther Den to students every Friday during lunches and to our families and our community once a month on a Saturday. This Saturday, December 9th we will have the Panther Den open from 9-11am. The Den is located on the North End of our campus (the portables) please drop by and check it out. The flyer attached gives additional information.


PTO Fundraiser

posted Dec 1, 2017, 12:27 PM by Holly Weiner


Jane Dough Cookie Dough Fundraiser

Dates: 11/27/17 - 12/18/17

Delivery: 1/11/18


For those of you that are familiar with Jane Dough’s® Cookie Dough – you may already have a list of friends and family waiting to order!

For those of you that are not familiar with Jane Dough’s® cookies – you’ll wonder how you ever lived without them. 

The delicious flavor lineup includes: Chocolate Chip, Cinnamon Sugar, Ginger, Oatmeal Raisin, and Peanut Butter.

Each 3 pound box with 36 pre-cut ready to bake cookies sells for only $15 each.

Questions? Call Ms. Carpena at 602-347-2535

WESD To Host Teacher Fairs

posted Oct 23, 2017, 10:55 AM by Nicole Lusciandrello

The Washington Elementary School District (WESD) will host a Teacher Interview Fair on Saturday, November 4, 2017 to hire teachers for the 2018-2019 school year. The fair will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the WESD Administrative Center, 4650 West Sweetwater Avenue, Glendale, 85304. Contracts for the 2018-2019 school year will be offered to qualified candidates. Student teachers, soon-to-be college graduates, seasoned teachers and alternative pathways are encouraged to attend! 

This is the first of six scheduled Teacher Interview Fairs. The others will take place at the same place and times, with the exception of March on: 

Saturday, December 16, 2017,
Saturday, January 20, 2018,
Saturday, February 24, 2018,
Thursday, March 15, 2018, 4 to 7:30 p.m.; and
Saturday, April 28, 2018. 

Interviews will be conducted for those interested in teaching: kindergarten, elementary education, special education, language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, general music, art and special needs preschool. Successful candidates may be recommended for a 2018-2019 teaching contract. 

Apply online prior to the interview fair at Please select the posting titled, Teacher – All Positions. Human Resources will contact qualified applicants directly to preschedule an interview. 

For more information, contact the WESD Recruitment Office at 602-347-2622 or e-mail

PTO Fundraiser

posted Sep 11, 2017, 10:14 AM by Holly Weiner

Palo Verde PTO

SaveAround Coupon Book Fundraiser


Sale: 9/18-10/16

Why: Raise funds to help teachers/students

In/out of the classroom!

Questions? Ms. Carpena 602-347-2535

ParentVUE App

posted Aug 28, 2017, 2:05 PM by Holly Weiner   [ updated Aug 28, 2017, 3:31 PM ]

Good news! ParentVUE has an app so you can check your student's grades on the go. The document and picture below has illustrations to help with getting the app set up.

PTO and Site Council

posted Aug 24, 2017, 11:40 AM by Holly Weiner

Are you interested in being involved at Palo Verde Middle School? If so, we are looking for parent representation on both Site Council and PTO. Please see or reach out to our front office if you would like more information or are interested in being involved in either of these groups. We appreciate your continued support!

Solar Eclipse

posted Aug 18, 2017, 1:25 PM by Holly Weiner

Please find a parent letter attached in regards to the Eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017. Hard copies are being sent home with students today.

World's Finest Chocolate...

posted Aug 10, 2017, 5:30 PM by Holly Weiner   [ updated Aug 10, 2017, 5:32 PM ]

Picture Day

posted Jul 26, 2017, 11:16 AM by Holly Weiner

Picture day will be the 2nd day of school, Tuesday, August 8th 2017. Students will be allowed to dress up and out of their uniform if they wish. See the flyer below from Dorian for additional picture information.

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