In addition to the online application, please submit a
One page written or typed essay answering the questions:
•Who am I?
•What do I hope to accomplish in High School?
•What can I contribute to my High School?
WHY: Celebrate the Academy @ Palumbo and earn Palumbo Points for your class and advisory!
WHAT: Participate in Spirit Week dress up days, activities and pep rally! Earn 1 point for your class and advisory for each day you dress up!
Monday: REP YOUR COLLEGE DAY
*Wear gear or rep the colors of your favorite college or university! Super special bonus if you wear University of Michigan apparel!
Tuesday: SUPERHERO DAY
*Dress as your favorite superhero! This can be a known superhero or one you make up!
Wednesday: PAJAMA DAY
*Roll out of bed and come to school wearing your comfiest PJs. Remember: NO lingerie and NO slippers!
Thursday: OPPOSITE DAY
*Dress opposite of who you are! Try dressing as a different gender, in a different style, or grab a partner from your advisory and dress as opposite items!
Friday: CLASS COLOR DAY
*Prove which class is best by wearing your class color!
* Freshies = silver/grey
* Sophs = black
* Juniors = teal
* Seniors = silver, black, teal combo
*Celebrate Palumbo and your fellow Griffins by attending Friday’s pep rally.
*Expect awards, performances, excitement and Chewy the Griffin!
School Mantra Contest:
*Each advisory will get a copy of the school’s mission and vision statement on Monday.
*By Wednesday, submit a 1-2 line mantra that encompasses the mission and vision.
*Be Creative! You do not have to repeat words in the mission and vision.
*We’ll vote on the winning mantra at Friday’s pep rally. Winners will get 50 points toward their advisory and their class!