September 26, 2021
"Our Students In Their Own Words!"
Pence Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
CLUB DAYS are Back!
RCPS Art Exhibition
More Art On Display In Our Halls
Susan G. Komen For A (Cancer) Cure Fundraiser
Just Under $2,000 Raised!
Our "official" total is $1,964.63 - that includes dime wars, the wall of hope, game donations, bake sale, and volleyball raffle. Also, congratulations to Mrs. Myers R-Block for collecting the most money!
Thank you for your continued support! Way to go KNIGHTS!!
Upcoming Athletic Seasons
7th Grade Basketball Information
Monday, September 27th - 7th Grade Basketball Tryouts begin 3:18pm - 5:00pm
Games begin Monday, October 11th
Games are on Mondays and Thursdays at 4:30pm
UPDATED Cheerleading Information - please read
Cheer is open to all students grades 6, 7, and 8
Monday, October 4th - Tryouts begin 5:30pm - 6:30pm and will run Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.
(Students should be dropped off and picked up in front of the school.)
Participants should plan to cheer during both the 7th and 8th grade basketball seasons.
7th grade season: Oct 4 - Nov 15
8th grade season: Nov 17 - Jan 27
*All students must have a current VHSL physical on file at Pence on the first day of tryouts.
*Please note there is no school transportation provided for after school athletics.
VACCINATION CLINIC - OCTOBER 22 at TAHS
An additional vaccination clinic has been scheduled for students through the VDH. The clinic will be conducted on October 22 at TAHS. They are offering the following vaccines to all student that are of age (please check with you doctor)
The consent forms need to be filled out and returned by FRIDAY October 1st and returned to your school nurse. you may scan and email to email@example.com.The attachments include the consent forms (and information about the vaccines) in English and Spanish. Please note there are two consent forms, one for Tdap, Meningococcal ACWY, and HPV and a second for the COVID-19.
There will be transportation from WSPMS to TAHS and back for these immunizations.
It is important to have a count for VDH for the COVID-19 vaccine and the accompanying questionnaire must be completed. Please note, if a parent does not want the HPV vaccination it is important that a signature is not provided in the consent box (each vaccine requires a separate signature).
The TAHS clinic will be for students that go to BHS, JFHMS, WSPMS, and TAHS. If you have question please call your school nurse at (540) 879-2535 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Click on the link below for all the consent forms
October 4 - 8
Monday - PJ day
Tuesday - Favorite Team Gear
Wednesday - It's Picture Day (wear your best attire)
Thursday - It's Picture Day (wear your best attire)
Friday - Pence Colors - Wear Black and White!
Note: Due Picture Days, Some Days Have Changed
A photographer from Strawbridge Studios will be at your school on 10/6/2021, 10/7/2021 to photograph your fall pictures. Pictures are taken during students' PE period.
https://strawbridge.fotomerchanthv.com/clients/wilbur-s-pence-middle-school/fall-pictures-10-6-2021-72/optIn This link allows parents to sign up to receive updates via email regarding their child's school portraits. These updates include promotions, additional deals and the ability to order more pictures at a later time. When entering student information, parents should be sure to enter the student's name as it is on file at the school.
Strawbridge Studios, Inc.
Homework Help Program Begins Monday, October 4th
Our Homework Help Program takes place Monday through Thursday afternoons from 3:30 - 4:30, beginning Monday, October 4th. Assistance is given with homework assignments, late or missing work and difficult learning areas. If you are interested, please print and complete the following form: Homework Help Permission Form 21 - 22
Bus Transportation is available on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Please print and complete this form if transportation is needed: Homework Help Transportation Form 21 - 22
Hard copies of both forms are available in our office. Return all completed forms to the office. Thank you!
Extracurricular Events - Yearbook Photo Database
Pre-Order Yearbooks Now
Lost and Found
School Bus Driver Training
This email is used for illness, late arrivals or early dismissals for appointments, vacations, and all other absences. Students are able to contact their teacher's directly through PowerSchool for make-up assignments.