Poquoson Middle School

A Tradition of Excellence

Extra Tagline Here

Popular Links

Welcome

  • 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.

PMS Announcements

  • Announcements for October 16 - 20, 2017

    Monday, October 16

    TASLAH - The TASLAH charachter trait this quarter is RESPECT.  Over the next few weeks PMS teachers, staff and administrators will be encouraging students to take a stand on Respect.  On Wednesday, October 11th PE teachers will share a lesson with all grade levels on the meaning of respect and how it is an important component of creating a safe and positive school environment.  Throughout this quarter all teachers will be handing out golden tickets to students demonstrating Respectful behavior.  Golden Ticket holders can drop off their tickets in the grade level boxes located in the school counseling office for a chance to be this quarter's Golden Bull Winner.  So remember . . . Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a Somebody!

    Fundraiser - Students:  I know all of you took your letter and brochure home on Friday to show your parents.  Fon't forget to as Grandma, Grandpa and your Aunts and Uncles to help our school rais money.  

    Attention Students and Homeroom Teachers:  A reminder to all students to turn in your "little book" to your homeroom teacher.  teachers, please collect all little books and/or order forms and coupons.  Place all items in your Yellow Homeroom envelope and send it to the main office.  The envelope will be returned to your mailbox with prizes for the students.  Students will receive their prizes tomorrow morning.

    After-School Music Ensemble - The After-School Music Ensemble has its 4th rehearsal today.

    Builders Club - Builders Club will meet after school today in the library.  If you'd like to join Builders Club, please come to our meeting.

    NJHS - The next mandatory meeting of the NJHS will be on Wednesday, October 18 from 2:35 - 3:30 in room 100.  Please bring a parent note for any absence.

    Author Visit - There are only 3 more school days until author Alan Gratz visits Poquoson Middle School!  The library is selling copies of his books, while supplies last.  Mr. Gratz will autograph the books on the day of the author visit.  If you already own an Alan Gratz book, be sure to write your name in it and bring it to school to put in your locker so it will be here to be autographed on the day of the author visit.

    Tuesday, October 17

    Character Counts - The U.S. Senate unanimously approved a resolution delcaring October 15th through 21st National Character Counts week.  The focus of this week is to promote good character and acknowledge those whose strength of character inspires us.  In recognition of this week, any student issued a Golden Ticket for displaying the character trait of Respect will have a second ticket added to the Golden Bull drawing.  Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a Somebody!

    Author Visit - There are only 2 more school days until author Alan Gratz visits Poquoson Middle School!  Mr. Gratz will visit two schools in Virginia and then will present at the Tweens Read Festivsl in Huston, Texas.  If you already own an Alan Gratz book, be sure to write your name in it and bring it to school to put in your locker so it will be be here to be autographed on the day of the author visit.  Books by Alan Gratz are still available to purchase in the library while supplies last.

    NJHS - The next mandatory meeting of the NJHS will be on Wednesday, October 18 from 2:35 - 3:30 in room 100.  Please bring a parent note for any absence.

    Wednesday, October 18 - Great Shake Out

    Character Counts - The U.S. Senate unanimously approved a resolution delcaring October 15th through 21st National Character Counts week.  The focus of this week is to promote good character and acknowledge those whose strength of character inspires us.  In recognition of this week, any student issued a Golden Ticket for displaying the character trait of Respect will have a second ticket added to the Golden Bull drawing.  Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a Somebody!

    Fundraiser - Students: our school is raising money for new supplies and equipment!  Here's how you can help.  Take home the brochure and letter and show them to mom and dad.  You can help us by asking your grandparents, family members or family friends to order from you.  Remember - safety is very important and we do not sell door to door.

    Red Ribbon Week - Attention students: Do you want to show off your artistic talents and creative ideas?  Then join our Red Ribbon Week Poster Contest!  You'll help decorate the school with positive Drug Free messages, plus be entered into the voting for best grade level poster.  Poster paper is available in the School Counseling Office.  Posters are due October 24th.

    Lunch Bunch - Lunch Bunch with the author will be held in the library during each of the two lunch periods on Thursday.  Students are invited to bring their lunches to the library, discuss books, and enjoy free cookies.

    Author Visit - There is only 1 more school day until author Alan Gratz visits Poquoson Middle School!  Mr. Gratz is the author of 14 books, including Prisioner B-3087, Refugee, and Project 1065.  If you own an Alan Gratz book, be sure to write your name in it and bring it to school so it will be here to be autographed on the day of the author visit.  Books by Alan Gratz are still available to purchase in the library, while supplies last.

    Intramurals - Intramurals will be cancelled this afternoon.

    SCA - The SCA Executive Board has a meeting after school today.  This meeting is only for our President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and Historian.

    NJHS - The next mandatory meeting of the NJHS will be today, Wednesday, October 18 from 2:35 - 3:30 in room 100.  Please bring a parent note for any absence.

    Art Club - 7th and 8th Grade Art Club is meeting today after school in the art room.  You must have your parents permission to stay and have a ride home arranged.

    Federal Impact Aid Form - Today, in homeroom, you received an orange Federal Impact Aid Form.  These forms are very important and help get Federal funding for our school.  Please have your parent/guardian fill out and sign the form and return them to your homeroom teacher tomorrow.

    Field Hockey - Congratulations to the JV and Varsity Fielld Hockey teams on theor wins last night over Lakeland.  Great job girls!

    Thursday, October 19 - Author Alan Gratz visits

    Federal Impact Aid Form -  Yesterday, in homeroom, you received an orange Federal Impact Aid Form.  These forms are very important and help get Federal funding for our school.  Please have your parent/guardian fill out and sign the form and return them to your homeroom teacher today.

    Red Ribbon Week - Attention students: Do you want to show off your artistic talents and creative ideas?  Then join our Red Ribbon Week Poster Contest!  You'll help decorate the school with positive Drug Free messages, plus be entered into the voting for best grade level poster.  Poster paper is available in the School Counseling Office.  Posters are due October 24th.

    Fundraiser - Students: our school is raising money for new supplies and equipment!  Here's how you can help.  Take home the brochure and letter and show them to mom and dad.  You can help us by asking your grandparents, family members or family friends to order from you.  Remember - safety is very important and we do not sell door to door.

    Author Visit - Today we welcome New York Times Best-Selling author Alan Gratz to Poquoson Middle School!  He is the author of Prisoner B-3087, Refugee, Project 1065 and 11 more books.  He will be the guest speaker at an assembly this morning during 2nd period and will be a special guest at today's Lunch Bunch.  Autographing will be held during 3rd period for students whose last names begin with A through L and 5th period for students whose last names begin with M through Z.

    Friday, October 20

    Red Ribbon Week - Good morning!  The Red Ribbon Drug Awareness and Prevention campaign begins next Monday, October 23rd here at PMS!  This week is designed to honor Drug Enforcement Agent, Enrique Camarena, and other law enforcement heros who have lost their lives in their work agains illegal drugs.  It is also a time to celebrate the positive decisions you all make to remain drug and alchol free!  Monday, we pledge to be drug free by wearing RED!  Raffle tickets will be given out to students at lunch for a chance to win prizes.  For those of you who are entering the Red Ribbon Week poster contest, please work on your posters this weekend and make sure to turn them into Mrs. Tuttle by Tuesday!

    The rest of the week goes like this:

    • Tuesday: "My future is Key, so I am staying drug free!"  Wear college, military or future career attire
    • Wednesday:  "Team up against drugs" - Wear your favorite team jersey
    • Thursday:  "Too bright for drugs" - Wear neon
    • Friday:  "PMS is proud to be drug free" -  Wear school spirit wear or Poquoson Colors

    Builders Club - Builders Club members: please stop by the library today to pick up a copy of the volunteer schedule for the seafood festival.

    Builders Club will meet on Monday, October 23rd.

    Federal Impact Aid Form -  Wednesday, in homeroom, you received an orange Federal Impact Aid Form.  These forms are very important and help get Federal funding for our school.  Please have your parent/guardian fill out and sign the form and return them to your homeroom teacher today.

    Box Tops - Please send in your Box Tops!  Our fall deadline of Wednesday, October 25th is quickly approaching!  Please put them in either an envelope or ziplock baggie and include both your child's name and their first period teacher's name on the outside.  This is important as prizews are awarded for the following: top contributor for each grade level, top first period contributor and new this fall, any student that brings in 100 or more valid Box Tops will be entered in a raffle for a $25 Amazon gift card!  Thank you so much for your help in making this fundraiser a success!

    1.2.3.4 the Community We love our Farm Fresh 1.2.3.4 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!

     

     

     

    Comments (-1)
  • School Consolidation- Looking for more information on discussions about the school consolidation process?  Click here.

    Comments (-1)
  • Welcome to our new website!  Want to stay up to date on posted information that specifically effects you? Be sure to login and subscribe to your favorite places on the site.  For more information, click here.

    Comments (-1)
  • Attention Drivers!  Our school busses will be out on the road soon!  Make sure you know the law and Stop on Red!  

    Comments (-1)
CLOSE
CLOSE