Pulse of the Pirates

March 2021 Newsletter for Plainview JH/SH

Important Dates

March 3 - 1:00 Dismissal for Professional Development

March 5 - I Love Public Schools Day

March 11 - End of the 3rd Quarter

March 12 - No School Spring Break

March 16 - Blood Drive

March 17 - 1:00 Dismissal for Professional Development

March 17 - Saint Patrick's Day

March 23 - Jr's ACT Date

March 27 - Prom

Treasure Cove Reading Challenge

Through the end of the year the 7-12 building will be competing in the Treasure Cove Reading Challenge. During this time we are going to utilize our homeroom time (first 15 minutes of the day) as reading time and have students bring a book and read every day. There is a point system and incentives to read, but essentially what we want is to get books into the hands of our students and get them reading for the fun of it. Please help to encourage your students to read through the end of the year and ask them about the books that they are reading! Below is the information for the challenge!
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State Testing

NSCAS and ACT testing will begin at the end of this month. Please encourage your child to get plenty of sleep so they will be able to maximize their potential when they are being tested. State testing affects our 7th and 8th grades as well as our Juniors. In addition to the state testing we will be conducting MAP test in April to show our students progress over the course of the school year.

College Rep Days

On Tuesday, March 2nd @ 11:55am a representative from Northeast Community College will be at the high school to talk to our Juniors and give them an overview and information about their campus in Norfolk.


On Thursday, March 18th @ 11:55am a representative from UNK will be at the high school to talk to our Juniors and give them an overview and information about their campus in Kearney.

Scholarships

March is a big month for Seniors and scholarships. Talk with your Seniors as Mr. Peter has been and will be sharing information about scholarships throughout the month. A lot of due dates are the beginning of April so don't miss out or wait too long!


Contact Mr. Peter if there are questions:

jpeter@plainviewschools.org

Prom

Prom will be held on March 27th. Here is a list of what will be taking place, when and where:


Gand March - Pirate Gym - 6:30pm

Meal at Mary's - 7:00pm

Pictures at Mary's - 7:30pm - 8:00pm

Dance at Mary's - 8:00pm - 11:00pm