The Panther Press
PVMS Mission Statement
Our mission is to provide a rigorous, world-class education which inspires students to become active, compassionate, and collaborative lifelong learners who understand and respect other people and their differences.
Pine View Middle School is Pasco County's First International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme World School
We are so excited to partner with you through this next phase in our journey!
Parents please remember to keep your children home if they are or have been feeling unwell or sick. Also, if your student has or had a fever, they need to be fever free without medication for 24 hours before returning to school. All students out for 3+ days must have a doctor's note to return. If your student is exhibiting possible COVID symptoms and you are getting them tested, thank you for letting us know. If you are having your student tested for COVID, they will need to stay home until you get the results. We do not accept rapid negative tests (same day or overnight results). Please email the results to our school nurse to review at email@example.com before student can come back to school. If your student is excluded from school, they will need to be out of school for 10 days unless we are provided with a doctor's note stating not COVID related and/or an alternate diagnosis. You can email doctor's notes to the same email above for review.
THANK YOU FOR HELPING US KEEP OUR STUDENTS HEALTHY AND SAFE!
Support our Supporters!
Fence Pro Tampa Bay: Thank you for sponsoring PVMS students to go to Gradventure!
Bubba's 33: Thank you for sponsoring our Students of the Month for August, September and October! Our Panthers are going to LOVE your pizza!!
Aroma Joe's: Thank you for your generous donations to our students and staff! We appreciate you!
Weld-Rite Hitch Co.: Thank you for supporting the purchase of a new planner for every Panther!
Planet Smoothie: Thank you for hosting a PVMS Spirit Week!
IB Learner Profile of the Month: Risk-taker
As a PVMS Family, we focus on a different IB Learner Profile (a trait that we strive to display to become the best people possible) every month. For November, we are focusing on being Risk-takers. We are Risk-takers when we approach unfamiliar situations and uncertainty with courage and forethought. PVMS staff members will award PBIS points to students who are displaying that they are Risk-takers. Teachers will also be choosing students for “Student of the Month” who are an example to others in exemplifying that they are Risk-takers. We encourage students to wear brown on Fridays during November to represent our Learner Profile of the month.
You will see signs displaying the Learner Profiles throughout the school. The profiles are also posted above the white board in each classroom. Teachers have a second set of magnetic Learner Profiles that will make it easier to highlight which Profiles are relevant to the current classroom activity.
District Final Information
District finals for the following courses will be administered January 8-January 13th.
- PE/Health (all years)
- Art World Cultures
- Basic Theatre
- Graphic Arts
- Intro to Dance
Congratulations to Krystal Sumrall, Pine View MIddle School's 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year!
I'm Krystal Sumrall and I am one of the visual art teachers at Pine View Middle school, where I teach the Year 2 and Year 3 students who take Studio 2 and Studio 3. I moved to Florida from Maryland for my art position at Pine View Middle school 6 years ago. While in Maryland I taught for 2 years in the Elementary levels, but am so happy to have gotten my position in the middle school level. I always knew that I wanted to be an art teacher with the experiences I had in school, my art teachers made a huge impact on who I am today and let me use my artistic talents as a way to express myself. I love being a teacher and being able to share my love of art, but to also impact student success as future world citizens. I feel that it is very important to focus on the whole student and being a role model in life.
Congratulations to Michelle Cruz, Pine View Middle School's SRP of the Year!
I have been with Pine View for 4 years now. I have been with Pasco Schools for 6 years total. I am the Lab Facilitator at Pine View where I work with students who are signed up for Eschool Courses such as Math, ASL, German, French and Spanish.
I have always wanted to work with children, since my early teen years. I was a babysitter for a woman who fostered abused children, and I wanted to do all I could to help protect children like the ones I would babysit. I first thought about being a child’s advocate lawyer but struggled in high school to get the grades needed to help myself get into a good school. A few years later, I decided to join the US Navy and it was in the Navy that I grew interest in training. I went to several training schools, then was assigned the Leading Training Petty Officer for two squadrons. This entailed signing up shipmates for classes, teaching General Military lessons to the squadron and ensuring that every squadron member was fully qualified for their positions. I was in the Navy for 12 years. Once I discharged from the military, I started to pursue education. I was a member of Partnerships in Education for the local schools in Indianapolis, then in New Orleans. When we moved to Florida, I signed up for my BAED at University of Phoenix where I earned my AAED but was unable to complete my BAED due to family obligations. Two years later I am at it again, now a student at Grand Canyon working on my last 4 classes for my BA, and then I will take the endorsement and Florida exam to hopefully start teaching Civics or Business in a couple of years.
PVMS Veterans Day Virtual Performance
Beginning Band Performance
We have a live performance planned for our beginning band only! We wanted to take the opportunity to have a live outdoor performance for our beginners to showcase all the things they have learned so far. This concert will be set up to allow social distance between the performance and audience members. This concert is only open up to beginning band students and their family members. This concert will occur on December 10th with more information being sent out to the students.
Though we will not be having a live performance for our Advanced band, Intermediate band, and chorus, we will be putting together a virtual performance to showcase their work.
Pasco Pathways Expo
More information can be found on the PVMS website at https://pvms.pasco.k12.fl.us/2020-2021-information/
MySchool Online Login
Apps parents should know about
Here's some very helpful information from the Sarasota Sheriff to keep you children safe online:
A link to FortifyFL is available on all staff and student my Pasco Connect accounts. Pasco County Schools will soon be adding FortifyFL information to each school website and the Pasco County Schools website. FortifyFL information is also available to each student and family on the back cover of the 2020-2021 student planner.
#IBCommunicator Weekly School Connect Message from Principal Warren
PVMS Community One Note
- a 2.0 from the previous semester GPA (current Year 1 and 2 students' eligibility will be determined based upon 2nd semester of the 2019-2020 school year
All forms and information can be found on the PVMS webpage under the "Athletics" tab under "School Information".
The most up to date schedules for boys and girls basketball have been published on the PVMS website. Please continue to check the PVMS website, social media, newsletter and School Connect calls for information on tryout dates.
Shout-outs for PVMS Panther Heroes!
Have you had a Panther Staff Member go above and beyond to become your hero?? Please share your positive experience at the link below!
Kristen Fuqua, you were recognized by Leia Bell for going above and beyond. Ms. Bell wrote, "Kristen is all over social media- the community groups, the moms groups - you name it, she is there to direct people to the right resources and answer their questions. She is always willing to go above and beyond for the kiddos to develop rapport and know she cares. She is amazing!”
Want to purchase a yearbook? They are $40 and can be purchased through RYCOR.
myStudent Portal- Check Grades!
If you haven't filled out your emergency card, please follow the directions below. If you need to make a correction to your card, please email Cheyenne Martin at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emergency Cards have gone vitrual! Please see the the PVMS Community One Note or PDF below for completion instructions
**Special note for emergency cards: Please fill out the cards with your legal name that matches your identification. This makes the check ourt process much more streamlined with our system when your child needs to be checked out for an appointment. i.e- If your name is Rebecca, but you go by Becky, please fill out the form with Rebecca.
Reporting a Student Absence
1. Go to the PVMS website and click on Absences
2. Send in a note upon your student’s return to school.
Remind Codes and Syllabi
PBIS Store and Letters
Please see information regarding PBIS in the PVMS Community One Note.
Are you interested in volunteering? Corporal Elders has an opportunity!
We have resumed Jr. Explorer meetings every Thursday, at Safety Town from 6 p.m. to 8 pm. If you can note it is a good opportunity for those youth that need community service hours for any clubs or scholarship programs. The Remind sign up is Jr. Explorer Club 915- Text @c7daae to 81010.
Schoolwide Resource Sheet
The Resource Sheet is available in the PVMS Community One Note.
Get Your Library Card and a Virtual Library Tour!
The Land O Lakes Library would love you to see what they have available for you. Karen has created a virtual tour of the library. You can view it at https://youtu.be/VAhw0q2LazQ
If you don't have a library card, here's a direct link to obtain one virtually! https://catalog.pascolibraries.org/cgi-bin/koha/opac-memberentry.pl
Adventure Society Trips and Informational Meetings
Are you ready to see the world? Adventure Society has trips planned to the following locations:
- Italy, Greece & the Islands June 2021
- New York & Washington D.C. March 2022
- Japan June 2022
- England, Ireland & Scotland June 2022- please see the flyer below.
For more information please visit:
Or email: email@example.com
Your adventure awaits!
Year 3 Parent Night Presentations
If you weren't able to attend the presentation, you can still see all the presentations from the following areas and the recording in out PVMS Community OneNote by clicking here:
History FairCommunity Project
Year 3 End of Year Activities
Year 3 Students and Families!
Gradventures spots have been filled but if you were unable to get your payment and form turned in and are interested in joining the waitlist please use this link to add your name. Payments can be made on Rycor and Mrs. Fuqua will be collecting payments Thursday, 12/10 in the media during Year 3 lunch. End of year activities must be paid off by February 11th to keep your spot.
Odyssey of the Mind
Enjoy thinking outside the box? Join Odyssey of the Mind! Participating in Odyssey of the Mind provides you the opportunity to learn creative problem solving, teamwork and self-reliance while having fun solving a problem and creating a presentation with your own ideas and those of your team mates. Although you have an adult coach (usually a parent) to support and advise you, all the ideas and the work on the solution come from the team members. It all culminates in a multi-school regional competition in late February/early March and a chance for the highest scored teams to compete at the State Tournament in Orlando and maybe even the OM World Finals.
Interested students (and adults interested in coaching a team) can complete the form at: https://pvms.pasco.k12.fl.us/4297-2/
For more information please contact Pine View’s OM coordinator Nilsa Calabria, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at (813) 794-4800, Ext. 44901 or (813) 618-8995.
PVMS News is on YouTube!
Birthday Grams Available!
NOTICE TO BUILDING OCCUPANTS
NOTIFICATION OF INSPECTION FOR ASBESTOS CONTAINING
MATERIALS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final rule, 40 CFR Part 763, Asbestos Containing Material in schools, commonly referred to as AHERA. This rule requires all Local Education Agencies (LEA’s) to identify asbestos containing materials (ACM) in their school buildings and to take appropriate actions to control the release of asbestos fibers.
All inspections for Pine View Middle School have been completed and a Management Plan describing the results of the inspection and the action plan to control any asbestos found during the inspection, where applicable, has been submitted to the governor for approval. A copy of this plan is located in the administrative office of this school and at the Pasco County Schools Maintenance & Facility Services Department and is available for review upon request.