June 2019 Newsletter

Pottsgrove Middle School

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Important Dates In the Month of June

Pool Trips to Hillside

  • June 3 - Grade 6


  • June 4 - Grade 8


  • June 5 - Grade 7


- Depart PGMS at 10:00 - Return at 2:30

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Award Ceremonies at PGMS

* (May 29 was Grade 6)


  • June 3 - Grade 7


  • June 5 - Grade 8



- All ceremonies start at 8:30am


- Please enter via the main entrance or the bridge entrance

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Other Important Dates to Make Note of....

  • June 4 - PGHS Senior Walk at the MS
  • - Start at 9:45am


  • June 6 - NJSH Sponsored -- Honor Roll Picnic

- Time 9:00am - 10:30am

- Students must have achieved honor roll for three marking periods



  • June 7 - Last Day for Students
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NJHS Sponsored -- June 6th Honor Roll Picnic Invitation were given to the Students on May 20th

  • Students had to achieve honors for three marking periods to attend the picnic on June 6th from 9:00am - 10:30am


  • Parents that would like to help and volunteer - please contact Mrs. Deb Macllvain at the PGMS.


Email:


dmacllvain@pgsd.org

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Reminder ( Message from the PGSD IT Department ): DiLE Summer Take-Home Option ....(Ipads)

Dear Parents and Guardians,


Just a reminder, as we approach the end of the school year, we will be offering students currently in 9th, 10th, and 11th grades the opportunity to keep their laptops over the summer. As we did last year around this time, we are asking parents of students for whom the summer option is appealing to prepay the device coverage fee for the 2019-2020 school year. The fee for device coverage is the same as last year ($35.00 for the laptop).


We do ask that you confirm your intent to participate via a brief survey found here as well as acknowledge agreement to the terms and conditions of the DiLE program. Payments can be made on the MySchoolBucks website found here or by check payable to Pottsgrove School District and must be made by June 1st, 2019. *Please note that if fees have not been received by June 14th, student devices will be disabled for the summer.


To the parents of current Middle School students: Due to the proposed replacement of student iPads at the Middle School, we will be collecting all devices from students at the beginning of June, in homeroom classes. To prevent any charges for the replacement of equipment, students will be required to turn in their iPad and the original Apple charging cable and brick. Lost or damaged equipment can be purchased on the MySchoolBucks website found here.


To the parents of all High School students not participating in the Summer Take-Home option: We will be collecting devices from students at the beginning of June. To prevent any charges for the replacement of equipment, students will be required to turn in their laptop, original Apple power brick, and their laptop bag with shoulder strap. Lost or damaged equipment can be purchased on the MySchoolBucks website found here.


We will send details on the distribution of devices to the parents and guardians of High School and Middle School students over the summer.

~ Note: We will collecting all Ipads, Cords and Chargers the last days of the 2018-19 School Year ~

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Pottsgrove Middle School Music Department News!!

The Pottsgrove Middle School music department showed how hard work and dedication can pay off in big ways.


On Friday, May 3, the middle school orchestra, chorus, and band performed at the High Notes competition at Dorney Park. The groups impressed the judges by each receiving the highest rating of "Superior." After all of the performances the students then went to Dorney Park for the rest of the day. Mr. Einhorn, Mrs. Bean, and Mr. Hayes were very proud of how well the students behaved and represented Pottsgrove Middle School!


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K-12 Parent Leader - MONTCO "Be Part of the Conversation" Event

(Link to Information flyer is below....)

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2019-20 Athletic Physicals

2019-20 Athletic Physicals


This notification is for any student who will be entering grades 7 through 12 in the 2019-20 school year. The school district will be holding athletic physicals for any student interested in playing a school sponsored sport next school year. Per PIAA rules, any student who participates in a sport must have a physical completed after June 1st, 2019 on a completed PIAA physical form. Physical forms can be found on our website, the high school office, middle school office, and the athletic director’s office.


Physical Information

Date: Monday, June 3rd

Time: 3:00pm

Location: Pottsgrove Middle School Nurses Office

Cost: $20.00


*If paying by check, please make them out to Spring-Ford Family Practice.*


Transportation: There will be a shuttle bus provided from the high school at 2:45pm for all high school students. The activity bus will run as normal.

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Dates for the 2019-20 School Year and Informational Items !!!

6th Grade Welcome Night - August 21st (4:00pm - 6:00pm)

- more information to follow and schedule for the evening as we get closer to the date
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Information for incoming 6th graders (see attachment below)

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2019-20 PGMS Back to School Night - September 18 (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

- more information to follow during the month of September
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School Supply Lists 2019-20 School Year for Grades 6th - 8th

Physical Education Supplies - Gym Class Attire

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Safe2Say - Anonymous Reporting System

Mobile Crisis of Montgomery County

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Pottsgrove School District 2019 - 20 School Calendar

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