Pirate Press

Vol. 2, Edition 8

Progress Report Grades

Progress Report Grades were published in myStudent today. Please make sure you check your child's grades. Please email teachers with any questions. We are midway through the first quarter and there is still time to pull up any grades.

Athletic Ticket Prices & Event Procedures

Ticket prices for all middle school sporting events are $5 per person for the 21-22 school year.


Exceptions:

  1. Senior Citizens receive free admission to regular season contests.

  1. Pasco County Schools’ employees may use their ID badge to gain free admission to regular season contests held within Pasco County.

  1. Any child not of school age (5 and under) are free.



Bag Procedure

All bags are subject to search upon entry. Bags and items not permitted on Pasco County Schools property must be returned to the patron’s vehicle.

  1. ONLY bags that are clear, plastic, or vinyl are permitted inside an event venue. Clear Ziploc bags are permitted.

  2. No other bags of ANY kind are permitted. This includes backpacks, fanny packs, purses and duffle bags.

  3. An exception will be made for medically necessary items and diaper bags. These bags will be subject to search prior to entry, unless the item meets the clear bag guidelines.


Prohibited items include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Firearms

  2. Weapons of any kind

  3. Knives

  4. Any item that could be used as a missile

  5. Fireworks

  6. Aerosol or spray bottles (including those of sunscreen)

  7. Glass

  8. Recreational Balls

  9. Horns/Lasers

  10. Illegal Drugs

  11. Alcoholic beverages of any kind

  12. Pets (exceptions will be made for service animals)

  13. Coolers

  14. Sticks/Poles/Camera/“Selfie” Sticks/Extenders or Gimbals

  15. Unmanned Aircraft Systems & Radio Controlled Model Aircraft/Drones (strictly prohibited on

    stadium property including parking lots, stadium exterior and inside the stadium)

  16. Food and Drinks not purchased at the venue


Allowed Items Include the following:

  1. Ponchos if worn, carried over the arm, or in original sealed clear package

  2. Blankets and/or towels if unrolled or unfolded

  3. Small, handheld radios or TVs with earphones

  4. Binoculars, worn around the neck or carried (not in a case)

  5. Cameras with carry strap (not carried in a case)

  6. Sunscreen lotion (no aerosol or spray bottles)

  7. Banners and/or flags without sticks or poles

  8. Laptops/tablets

  9. Seat cushions


Patron Code of Conduct

Students are expected to abide by the Pasco County Schools Student Code of Conduct. Pasco County Schools is committed to creating a safe, comfortable, and enjoyable experience for all fans, both in the stadium and in the parking lots. We want all fans attending our events to enjoy the experience in a responsible fashion. When attending a game, you are required to refrain from the following behaviors:

  1. Behavior that is unruly, disruptive or illegal in nature

  2. Intoxication or other signs of alcohol or drug impairment that results in irresponsible behavior

  3. Foul or abusive language or obscene gestures

  4. Interference with the progress of the game (including throwing objects onto the field)

  5. Failing to follow instructions of school officials

  6. Verbal or physical harassment of opposing team fans

Event patrons are responsible for their conduct as well as the conduct of their guests and/or persons occupying their seats. Staff will promptly intervene to support an environment where event patrons, their guests, and other fans can enjoy the event free from the above behavior. Event patrons and guests who violate these provisions will be subject to ejection without refund and loss of ticket privileges for future games.

Calendar

Monday, September 13th:

"E" rotation day - 6, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (lunch is based on the 3rd period teacher)

1:50 - Football Practice

1:50 - Cheer Practice

6:00 - Home Volleyball Game Rushe @ Pasco (PHS GYM)


Tuesday, September 14th:

"P" rotation day - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 (lunch is based on the 4th- period teacher)

2:00 - Volleyball Practice @ PHS

6:30 - Home Football Game Dr. Long @ Pasco (PHS Field)


Wednesday, September 15th:

"I" rotation day 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 1, (lunch based on 5th period teacher)

1:50 - Football Practice

1:50 - Cheer Practice


Thursday, September 16th:

"R" rotation day - 3, 4, 5, 6, 1, 2 (lunch is based on the 6th- period teacher)

1:50 - Football Practice

6:00 - Volleyball Game Pasco @ Dr. Long


Friday, September 17th:

"A" rotation day - 4, 5, 6, 1, 2, 3 (lunch is based on the 1st- period teacher)

1:50 - Football Practice

Student Screener

Students will still have to go through the screener every morning prior to coming to school. We appreciate your assistance with this as we continue to do our part to make sure all students and staff are healthy. The link to the screener is below and will be a button in every Pirate Press this year.


Student Screener

Report an Absence

You can now report an absence online. The link is below and is also on our school website.


Report an absence

2021 - 2022 PE Waiver

PE WAIVER LINK


Florida state legislation requires students in grades 6-8 to take at least one semester of physical education - PE each year. The legislation allows parents to waive the requirement if the student meets at least one of the following:


- The student is enrolled or required to enroll in a remedial course (waiver not required).
- The parent requests that the student enrolls in another elective course offered by the school at that grade level.
- The student is participating in equivalent physical activities outside of the school day.

***A student may still be assigned to PE unless there are documented health conditions & the waiver is completed.

Free and Reduced Meal Application

The Free and Reduced Meal Application is now available at www.PascoSchoolMeals.com.


Currently, all 2021-2022 students will receive free breakfast and lunch regardless of eligibility. However, we strongly encourage you to complete the new free and reduced meal application, as schools receive a portion of their funding based on the percentage of students who qualify.


To review the eligibility guidelines and complete an application, please visit www.pascoschoolmeals.com.

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