November 30, 2017
December 1, 2017
December 2, 2017
Poquoson Middle School serves a total population of almost 500 students in grades 6, 7, and 8. Our high expectations are carried out throughout the building within our staff and students. Poquoson Middle School promotes a climate conducive to success based on safety, accountability, and a close partnership with parents and the community. A typical day at Poquoson Middle School consists of seven periods. In addition to Math, English, Science, Social Studies, and Health and Physical Education, students may be exposed to reading and math support, foreign language (French and Spanish), Technology Education, Band, Chorus, Drama, and Art.
Announcements for November 20-24, 2017
The T.A.S.L.A.H Theme of the Quarter is Fairness - "These men ask for just the same thing, fairness, and fairness only. This, so far as in my power, they, and all others shall have". Abraham Lincoln
SCA- SCA is organizing a food drive for our local Food Bank. Students and staff are asked to consider donating canned foods and/or non-perishable food items. Our food collection starts next Monday, November 27th. and goes throug December the 8th. Items are to be donated at the designated table in the cafeteria before homeroom time.
Lunch Bunch- Lunch Bunch will be held in the Library today, November 21st. All students are invited to bring their lunches to the Library to discuss books and enjoy free cookies.
Girl Talk - Come join the Girl Talk leaders on Monday, November 13th in room 111. Enjoy snacks and fun activities in a safe and supportive environment! Bring a friend or make a new one!
Music Ensemble - The After-School Music Ensemble has their 8th rehearsal today. Cast members who intend to perform in December, make sure you maintein attendence for the rest of our rehearsals.
"All for Books" - Mrs. Lantz's team is now leading in "All for Books"! Her students have collected the record breaking amount of $547.00! Mrs. Purdie's team is coming in a close second with $493.00! "All for Books" will continue until November 17th.
Book Fair - The Book Fair will continue until Thursday, November 16th. It is open all day and during each lunch period.
Novel Writing - Students entering the Novel Writing Contest should turn in 5 pages of their novels to the library by Wednesday, November 15th. All contestants' names will be entered in a drawing for a $50 gift card to the Book Fair!
Winter Track - Winter Track Athletes: the track team will be meeting at 3:00 today, Monday, November 13th, in the PHS forum!
Book Fair - The Book Fair will be open all day today, Tuesday, November 14th. Come see the latest and greatest new books. The Book Fair will end on Thursday.
"All for Books" - Mrs. Lantz's team is leading in "All for Books". The competition ends Friday.
Book Talk - In this true story, readers learn about Rudy, a kid who had dreamed about sailing across the Atlantic his whole life. In 2007, he got a chance to travel from Florida to France on a sailboat with two friends. When a huge storm with hurricane-force winds capsized their sailboat, the trio battled to survive in a tiny raft, battered by 80-foot waves in the Gulf Stream. Find out what happens - read this Book Fair book!
Winter Track - Attention Winter Track members; Remember there is no practice this afternoon, Wednesday, November 15th. You are encouraged to run on your own. Spirit wear orders are due by tomorrow!
Technology Saturday - Any 8th grade Technology Ed student, either in 1st or 2nd semester, is invited to attend the free Technology Saturdays work shops. Applications are in Mrs. Lovell's room 109. The work shops will be at Thomas Nelson, Cannon Virginia, and NASA Langley. Come see Mrs. Lovell for more information.
Art Club - The 7th & 8th Grade Art Club will be meeting today
Book Fair - The Book Fair will be open all day today and tomorrow. If you received a Locker Lottery prize certificate in your locker, be sure to bring it to the library to get a prize from the library's prize table.
Novel Contest - Today, Wednesday, November 15th, is the deadline for entries to the National Novel Writing Month contest. Please bring all entries to the library by the end of the day.
Book Fair - The Book Fair ends today, Thursday, November 16th, at12noon. Please make all purchases before that time.
"All for Books" - Tomorrow, Friday, is the last day for "All for Books" competition. Mrs. Lantz's Team is still in the lead, but Mrs. Purdie's team is in a very competitive second place.
Novel Contest - Thank you for your submissions to the National Novel Writing contest. Names of all student authors were put into a container and one lucky name was drawn to win the $50 gift card to the book fair, Zoe Allard. Please send Zoe and all other students who submitted five pages of their novels to the library at this time for a picture.
Yearbook - Todays Yearbook meeting is cancelled.
JV Soccer - All girls interested in playing JV or Varsity Soccer in the Spring are asked to attend a kick-off meeting on November 29th at 3:00pm at the high school in room A-10".
Builders Club. Builders Club will meet after school today in the Library.
184.108.40.206 the Community - We love our Farm Fresh 220.127.116.11 the Community supporters! A big thanks to everyone who has been scanning our school's key tags and helping Poquoson Middle School earn free equipment each time they shop at Farm Fresh! The program runs until May 31, so keep on shopping! If you need a key tag, please see Mrs. Robidoux in the front office. If you do not have a key tag, as the cashiers to credit Poquoson Middle School when checking out. Thank you!