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Sixth Grade Leadership

6th grade students can take 6th Grade Leadership, where they are introduced to the characteristics, attributes, and skills that encompass good leadership. The class holds discussions and debates, plans activities, and learns about famous leaders. Leadership students write journals and are also directly involved in the Palms recycling program.

Sixth Grade Leadership helps organize or participate in the following school programs:

Students who take 6th Grade Leadership also take the General Elective for a semester.

Kindness Campaign

6th Grade Leadership leads a Kindness Campaign in which Palms staff members hand out Kindness Coupons for acts of kindness they see.

The coupons are placed in a box and a prize is raffled off every other week. Parent are encouraged to donate suitable prizes; contact Mr. Kim if you can contribute a prize.

Some famous quotes collected by Leadership students:

Kindness Campaign quotes

Geography Bee


In November, Sixth Grade Leadership organizes a Geography Bee. It is open to 6th grade students who are selected by their history teachers and to any interested 7th and 8th graders. Students sign up in room 45. Prospective contestants participate in practice rounds in the days before the main event.


Spring 2020: Motown Show

In honor of Black History Month, Sixth Grade Leadership presented "Tribute to Motown Records," featuring:

Spring 2019 Show: R.E.S.P.E.C.T.: honoring Aretha Franklin

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.  A Show Honoring Aretha Franklin

2018 Sixth Grade Leadership Officers

The 2018 Sixth Grade Leadership Officers were as follows:

  • President: Ella Altman

  • Vice President: Uleses Henderson, III

  • Treasurer: Kimberly Perez

  • Secretary: British Kimbell

Fall 2018: Dia de Los Muertos Heroes Show

In October, Sixth Grade Leadership presented the Dia de los Muertos Heroes Show, with special guests Ballet Folklorico Son De La Palma and Palms Middle School Jazz Band. The show was an assembly during 5th and 6th periods.

Students presented as Cesar Chavez, Desi Arnaz (with Lucille Ball), Roberto Clemente, Ritchie Valens, Frida Kahlo, the cast of Coco, and Selena Quintanilla. Ballet Folklorico did a dance from Veracruz, Mexico, and Jazz Band played the song Guantanamera.

Dia de Los Muertos Heroes Show poster

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