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  • 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.

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PMS Announcements

  • Announcements for the week of: November 18 - 22, 2019

    Citizenship

         "Citizenship is more than an individual exchange of freedoms for rights; it is also membership in a body politic, a nation, and        community. To be deemfair, a system must offer its citizens equal opportunities for public recognition, and groups cannot              systematically suffer from misrecognition in the form of stereotype and stigma." -Melissa V. Harris-Perry

         "Be yourself.  Be honest.  Take care of your family.  Treat people with respect.  Follow your dreams."  -  Mel Burchard

         "Every good citizen add to the strength of a nation."  -  Gordon B. Hinckley

    SCA Food Drive:  Please consider donating non-perishable items (like canned food) to the SCA Food Drive this week, November 19 - 22.  The winning homeroom will receive doughnuts as a reward!  All food will be donated to local families in need.  Food donations make a big difference across communitites.  In fact, food banks supply food to more that 37 million Americans each year, including 14 million children and 3 million senior citizens.  Help us make a difference!

    All for Books:  Currently Ms. Barringer's team is leading in the "All for Books" competition with contributions of $651.89.  "All for Books" will continue until the end of the book fair on Friday.

    Girls Volleyball:  The stands were packed on Saturday for the volleyball match against East Rockingham.  After dropping the first two games our Lady Islanders hit another gear and won the next three games to take the victory. Last night they did it! In front of a jam packed gym the girls volleyball played a phenominal match vs Madison County. They brought a ton of fans but couldn't ever be outdone by our amazing student and parent sections. Thank you for keeping us energized the entire match. Winning three games to two means we get to goto Salem Virginia on Saturday for State Finals!  Thanks again for all your support all season. It really means a lot to us! 

    Winter Cheerleading:  There will be Winter Cheerleading tryouts for 8th grade students on Monday, November 18th and Tuesday, November 19th from 3:30 - 5:00pm at the Poquoson Elementary School.  You must have a current VHSL physical to tryout,  See Ms. Ratcliff if you have any questions.

    Book Fair:  The Book Fair will be open from Monday through Friday this week.  Book Fair Family Night is tonight, Monday, November 18th from 4:30pm - 7:30pm.  Be sure to bring your family and friends. 

    The winners of today's free books from the book fair are Kieran Oberg and Ian Kendrick. 

    NJHS:  The next mandatory meeting of the NJHS will be on Wednesday, November 20th from 2:35 - 3:30 in room 200.  We will be having our November Social!  Please bring a parent note for any absence.

    K-Team:  The K-Team will meet after school today, Monday, November 18th, in the library.

    Dance:  Only five more days until the Holiday Dance!  The Holiday Dance will be held on Friday, November 22nd from 6:30 - 8:30pm.  Tickets are $6.  Pizza, Gatorade, and Santa Hats will be available to purchase.

    Book Fair:  The Book Fair will be open all week and will end on Friday.  Come see the latest and greatest new books!  Today's winners of a free book are: Mason McGavron and Timmy Jarvis-Holt.

    All for Books:  Currently, in the "All for Books" competition, Mrs. Parr's team is in 3rd place, Mrs. Lantz's team is in 2nd place, and Ms. Barringer's team is in the lead!  The competition will end at noon on Friday.  The winning team will get the trophy and a Krispy Kreme doughnut celebration!

    K-Team:  The K-Team is collecting new pajamas to give to those in need.  Please bring all pajama contributions to the library by November 26th.

    SCA:  According to the Food Aid Foundation, 'Some 795 million people in the world do not have enough food to lead a healthy active life.  That's about one in nine people on earth.'  Please donate non-perishable items (like canned or boxed foods) to the SCA food drive this week.  The winning homeroom will receive donuts as a reward!  All food will be donated to local families in need.

    SCA representatives and officers who missed Monday's meeting, see Ms. Huggin today after school.

    SCA Food Drive:  Congratulations to Mrs. Blackstock's homeroom for so many canned donations!  Remember the homeroom with the most donations wins donuts!  The SCA is accepting donations through Monday.

    Book Fair:  The Book Fair will be open all day today and will be open until noon tomorrow.  Come see the latest and greatest new books!  Today's winners of a free book are Kayla Smithley and Freya Campbell.

    "All for Books":  Currently, in the "All for Books" competition, Mrs. Parr's team is in 3rd place, Mrs. Lantz's team is in 2nd place, and Mrs. Barringer's team is in the lead!  The compteition will end at noon on Friday.  The winning team will get the trophy and a Krispy Kreme doughnut celebration!

    Holiday Dance:  Only one more day until the Poquoson Middle School Holiday Dance!  The dance will be held on Friday, November 22 from 6:30pm until 8:30pm.  Tickets are $6 and Pizza, Gatorade, and Santa Hats will be available to purchase.

    BOTC:  Students remember to turn in your applications today for Battle of the Classes teams.  Make sure to give it to your PE teacher before buses pull out this afternoon!

     

     

     

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  • PMS Modernization Project

    The modernization of Poquoson Middle School is underway.  You can find out about all aspects of the project on the webpage specifically designed to keep our community informed. To learn more, please click HERE

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  • Yearbook Link (Direct Link To Place Orders)

    http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A08913015

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