Palmer tops ranks at 2016 Greater Vancouver Regional Science Fair

As unbelievable as it sounds, one of the smallest public schools in Richmond and the GVRSF took home the top number of prizes and medals on Saturday, April 9th, 2016. Out of 54 schools and over 250 projects in the GVRSF, students from Palmer’s Pre-AP/Incentive Program won six division awards and 10 special awards for … More Palmer tops ranks at 2016 Greater Vancouver Regional Science Fair

Palmer Junior Math Team places in the Top 10 at 2016 Math Challengers Final

On Saturday, April 9th, Palmer’s Grade 8 and 9 Math teams competed at the annual Math Challengers Provincial Finals tournament held at UBC. After a challenging day of problem solving, Palmer’s Grade 9 team finished 9thout of the 20 schools that qualified for the Provincial Finals, and our Grade 8 team finished 6th in the … More Palmer Junior Math Team places in the Top 10 at 2016 Math Challengers Final

Palmer Incentive students at 2016 DI Tournament

On Saturday, April 9th, 2016, Palmer’s Grade 9 Destination Imagination (DI) team competed at the BC DI provincial finals tournament, which was held at Kwantlen Park Secondary School in Surrey. The team’s challenge was to create and present a “whodunit?” mystery story set on Earth in a time period before 1990, complete with sets, props … More Palmer Incentive students at 2016 DI Tournament

Camp Squamish 2015

The Incentive Grade 8, 9 and 10 classes recently returned from our annual Fall retreat, held from Wednesday, October 14th to Friday, October 16th at the Easter Seal camp on the shores of the Squamish River in Brackendale, BC. Throughout the three days, our teaching staff and student campers were treated to glorious sunshine and perfect weather! … More Camp Squamish 2015

Palmer competes at the 2015 Math Challengers

Palmer’s Grade 8 & 9 Math teams participated in the 2015 Math Challengers Lower Mainland Regional Competition at UBC on Saturday, February 14th. Both teams competed hard during the day-long event that was attended by approximately 500 student competitors. The competition included two individual contest rounds, a team round, and finally a head-to-head buzzer round … More Palmer competes at the 2015 Math Challengers

Palmer Science Fair 2015

Approximately 90 Grade 8 to 10 Pre-AP/Incentive Science students competed in Palmer’s 9th Annual Science Fair on Thursday, January 29, 2015. Each year, Palmer’s Science Fair provides students with opportunities to gain experience in long-term planning and scientific experimental design. Over a period of three months, students work diligently to have their projects ready for presentation … More Palmer Science Fair 2015

Incentive students earn perfect score on provincial exams

All of Palmer’s Pre-AP/Incentive Program students did very well on their June 2014 Provincial Examinations. Of special note, Palmer had a record number of our Pre-AP/Incentive Program and Honours Math Program students scoring 100% on these Provincial Exams. Congratulations and kudos to the following students for this outstanding achievement! Foundations & PreCalculus Mathematics 10: Jessica … More Incentive students earn perfect score on provincial exams

Potluck 2014

The 2013/14 Potluck unfortunately had to be cancelled. However, a group of students still worked hard together to produce a slideshow celebrating the year’s Incentive events, camps and activities. Thanks to Bill C., Jocelyn T., Mary L., Vivien H., and Ashley C. for their great efforts in producing the slideshow, which may be viewed below: