Pembroke High School

Weekly Update-March 6, 2020

Best of luck to Sophia, Danielle, and Katherine at The All-State Music Festival this weekend. They will be performing at Symphony Hall on Saturday!

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Concerts

All Band Night will take place on Tuesday, March 10th at 6:30 pm in the PHS auditorium

All Choral Night will take place on Wednesday, March 11th at 6:30 pm in the PHS auditorium


MCAS Retesting

MCAS Retakes will be on the following dates:

Monday, March 2nd - ELA Comp A & B

Wednesday, March 4th - ELA Read 1 & 2

Thursday, March 5th - ELA Read 3

Friday, March 6th - Math I

Monday, March 9th - Math II

Student Registration

The Guidance Counselors will be meeting with all students in grades 8-11 to begin the course selection process during Titan Time Seminars & 21st Century Skills starting the week of March 10th. Students are strongly encouraged to wait until their scheduled seminar time to select courses for the 2020-2021 school year.



It is important for all parents and students to be mindful of the following:


  • Course selection is NOT first-come, first-serve. There will be no impact on any student’s schedule whether they are the first person to select courses or the last. We are merely collecting numbers to determine how many sections we will need to run of each course. Once this is done the master schedule will be created.
  • Selecting the same course multiple times will not increase the chances of getting a course. Instead, it provides misleading numbers of how many sections to run. All duplicate course requests will be deleted.
  • Students are strongly encouraged to read the course descriptions prior to selecting a course. All course descriptions are available in PowerSchool under each subject area when students choose their classes. In addition, students are encouraged to read the Program of Studies which is available on the PHS website and is also linked here.
  • A full list of Course Electives (listed by grade) is also posted on the PHS website page listed above.
  • Students will need their PowerSchool username/password in order to register for courses. The Guidance Counselors will have that information available for any student that needs that information during the seminars.
  • Parents and students should review their course selections at home.

The schedule for Scheduling Seminars with the Guidance Counselors is listed below:

  • Grade 11 - March 10 - March 13
  • Grade 10 - March 19 - March 20
  • Grade 9 - March 26 – April 3
  • Grade 8 During 21st Century Skills / March 11 – March 18

If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact your child’s Guidance Counselor.

March is “Music In Our Schools Month”!

March is “Music In Our Schools Month”! The Pembroke Music Department will be presenting their annual All-Town concerts to help celebrate “Music In Our Schools Month”.


  • All-Band Night, Tuesday, March 10th at 6:30 PM in the PHS Gym. * Ticketed Event*
  • All-Choral Night, Wednesday, March 11th at 6:30 PM in the PHS Gym.
  • All-String Night, Wednesday, March 17th at 6:30 in the PHS Auditorium


The concerts feature students in grades 3-12 who sing in school chorus or play an instrument in the band or orchestra to perform on the same concert program together. It is a wonderful opportunity for the students and their caregivers to see and hear the breadth of the music program.


*SPECIAL NOTE: Due to audience size capacity in the PHS gym and the number of band students in the district, the All-Band Night concert is a ticketed event. Each band student in grades 5-12 will be given 2 free tickets to the concert for their caregivers. Only audience members presenting these free tickets will be allowed in to view the concert. Band students will be receiving their tickets from their band teacher in class next week to bring home. We apologize in advance that seating is limited for the All-Band Concert.

Tickets are not necessary for the All-Choral Concert or the All-String concert.

Athletics for the week of March 7th- March 13th

Saturday, March 7th

  • No athletic activities

Sunday, March 8th

  • Cheerleading Competition at Foxboro HS bus leaves at 8:30

Monday, March 9th

  • No athletic activities

Tuesday, March 10th

  • 2:30~ Impact testing for baseball and boys lacrosse

Wednesday, March 11th

  • No athletic activities

Thursday, March 12th

  • 2:30~ Impact testing for softball and girls lacrosse

Friday, March 13th

  • No athletic activities


** Follow PHS Athletics on Twitter @PHS_Titans for any updates or changes

Students and Staff had a blast the the charity basketball game this week. Congratulations on the win team blue!

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Latest Student News

PHS Senior (and Hob alum), Colin Graham did his National Honor Society project by having 4th graders make cards for active military members serving overseas.

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Principal Talbot captured some #LearninginAction this week during 9th grade Bio.

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PHS Students Visit Spain

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Galileo-Pembroke

Congratulations to the girls basketball team for an incredible season and thank you to the Red Sea for the continued support and spirit!

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2nd Place at N. Attleboro with the highest score this season!! Hard work pays off!

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Congratulations to the PHS DECA students! The largest group of students in PHS history to attend DECA States and they all did an amazing job!

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Community Service Information

Is your student looking for community service hours?

There is a central bulletin board in the guidance office that gets updated frequently.

PHS Scholarship Board

Check the board for scholarship opportunities!

Raffle to win a VIP Experience at Graduation

Raffle tickets are now on sale to win a VIP experience at the Class of 2020 Graduation!



Buy raffle tickets at:


  • End of Season Team Banquets
  • Spring Sports Night on March 2nd.
  • Promenade on May 16th.
  • Other PHS School Events
  • Titans Sports Shop (Cash Only)
  • Venmo @PHSTITANSBOOSTERS


or contact Melissa Abban at melissacapo@yahoo.com or Cindy Wengryn at Wengryn@hotmail.com.


Drawing will be held mid-May and the winner will be contacted by the PHS Boosters. You do not need to be present to win. Proceeds benefit the PHS Boosters which supports all sports at the high school by providing financial and material support to the athletes, coaches, and staff to enhance the high school athletic experience.

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MORE NEWS

Join the PTO!

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Support PHS with A+ School Rewards!

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SAVE THE DATES

The Office of Student Services

A Calendar of Events 2019-2020


March 23, 2020: Behavioral Management-Managing and Reducing Challenging Behaviors -presented by Kathleen Dorn, BCBA

May 11, 2020: How to Manage Social Conflict (including the use of the Social Thinking Curriculum)-presented by District School Psychologists

All events will take place at Hobomock Elementary School’s Library at 6:30 pm.

In Case You Missed It..Coping with Anxiety Seminar

Coping with Anxiety Seminar

Community Notices

For additional information and more about other town events, check the Community Notices Virtual Backpack!


Here you will find information about upcoming town events such as youth sports, camps, town recreation, etc. We hope that this new “Community Notices” virtual backpack will help streamline communication between the community and school district.


We recommend checking the backpack weekly. If you would like to submit to the backpack you may do so through our broadcast email request form on our website.