Pine Hollow Middle School

Pine Hollow News: October 26, 2020

Dear Parents,

It's Red Ribbon Week, and this is a good reminder for all of us to talk to our kids about the dangers of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco. Check out the Red Ribbon website and read this article, "Teen Vaping in the Age of Coronavirus" if you want to learn more and find resources to help you navigate this conversation. We wore Red last Friday to help launch Red Ribbon Week, and will be discussing the dangers of drugs this week during Homestead classes. Thank you for everything you do at home around these topics, and please reach out to us if you need any support.


Ben Campopiano
Principal
Pine Hollow Middle School

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MDUSD Board Meeting Tonight

Tune in to tonight's MDUSD Board Meeting (Agenda Here) to learn more about the plan for district and school reopening plans. Also, the weekly Friday Letter (mdusd.org/FridayLetter) released by the district last Friday included the following items:

  • Phase 2 Limited-Hybrid Model on the Horizon
  • Thank You - Meal Application Numbers Show Promising Increase
  • You Can Drive Through Our Flu Shot Clinic Tomorrow
  • For Your Review: Our District Organizational Update
  • Register and Vote in One Stop - Early Voting Sites Near You
  • COVID-19 Testing and Free Flu Shots

Report Cards

1st Quarter Report Cards will be mailed home this week. To get the most up to date grades and class information, please log in to HomeLink. HomeLink allows you to see grades, assignments, attendance, and more.

PBIS Pick-Up Day Friday

Students who ordered something from the PBIS Store can pick up their items this Friday, 10/30 from 1:00-5:00pm at Pine Hollow. Items will be ready for pick up in the Multi-Use-Room, located adjacent to the main parking lot and drop off area. Anyone coming on campus must wear a mask and maintain proper social distancing protocols.

Pine HOLLOWeen Friday

Students are encouraged to dress up in their HOLLOWeen costumes for their online classes this Friday, October 30th. Students can also join a school-wide virtual “HOLLOWeen Parade” via Zoom on Friday afternoon (access links to be shared out). Please review the Pine HOLLOWeen Costume Guidelines here, and check out a list of all of our Spirit Days here.

Virtual Student Clubs Starting November 4th

Students who are interested in joining a virtual club should click the link below to learn more and sign up. (Students must be logged in to their Google Account to sign up.) We are offering multiple clubs on Wednesdays, including Art Club, Animal Club, Sports Club, Games Club, Homework Club, and more!

Amazon Wish List

Please click here to view our wish list of needed items on Amazon! Every bit of support helps and we need lots of things to help us run our PBIS store, clubs, activities, and more!

Past Newsletters

Missed a parent newsletter? Go here to view our archive.

Update from the PTSA Board

Support the PTSA!

  • Skip cooking and eat out! The PTSA has scheduled weekly dine and donate events. Click here for the schedule.
  • Spruce up your yard for fall! Shop at Sloat Garden Center in Concord from 10/23 – 11/1, and a portion of all proceeds will be donated to Pine Hollow.
  • Show your Mustang Pride! Students are receiving PBIS points for wearing spirit wear during certain Zoom classes, and the PTSA is posting weekly Facebook challenges. Click here to purchase spirit wear!
  • Thank you Pine Hollow community! Families are working hard to support their students during distance learning. To thank families for their support, the PTSA is doing a monthly raffle. Follow us on FB page to participate.
  • Shop Small... The Pine Hollow Virtual Holiday Fair will be November 1st – 30th. Families can shop small businesses and support Pine Hollow. If you are interested in being a vendor, please email phmustangs@gmail.com.
  • Follow Us on Facebook! Stay up to date on everything we are doing by following us on FB.

Sloat Garden Center Fundraiser

Shop at Sloat Garden Center 10/23 – 11/1 and a portion of all proceeds will be donated to Pine Hollow...
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