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September 9th @ 6-7:30 in the Library

Parents and Teachers Working Together To Make Education Special

The Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) welcomes you to our Wilbur Pence Middle School community. Our fun activities and events throughout the year provide wonderful opportunities for you to meet others and to become involved in your child’s educational experience at WSPMS!

We sponsor a variety of fund-raising, teacher/staff appreciation, student enrichment and community- building activities.

Come learn more about the work of the PTO!

Please join us this school year. Help us build a strong community. MEMBERSHIP IS FREE!

We thank you.

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Come and Hang out!

Please Join us Tuesday September 10th, 2019 @ 8:30-9:30 in the Cafeteria at Pence Middle school.

Come and enjoy some coffee and conversation with our very own awesome administration!

John Childs, Principal

Candice Ray, Asst Principal

Theresa Shank, Asst Principal

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E-Cigarettes: What Parents Should Know

Pence Families:

The use of e-cigarettes, or "vaping" devices have become prevalent amongst both teens and pre-teens, including middle school students. We want to help you become educated about this trend and the dangers of it's use. Please take some time to review the two documents above from the CDC.

These were posted last year as well and we had some positive feedback from parents who were thankful for the information.


John Childs

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Free Eye Services

OneSight Day is a day where Drs. Wells and Beshoar and Associates PLC give back to our community by providing free eye exams for children from our schools.

Lenscrafters will also be providing the eyeglasses at no charge.

This event will be held on Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 8-12pm. To qualify, the child may not have any vision insurance and should have the need for glasses.

Please call to see if you qualify and to make appointments (540-433-5028).

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Chromebooks, Social Media, & Digital Citizenship

Here are instructional resources packaged in a single website for your use with students at some point soon:

Please visit


  • Please know that student Chromebooks will NOT be charged to the extent that they're usable on they day students get them.
  • Ask your students to please charge them that night and bring them ready to use the following day.

Thank you!

(See Below) For "Musical Opportunities"

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Shrek the Musical Jr.

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U Can Uke

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Cross Country

9/12/2019 @ XC @ MMS 4:30-6:30
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9/09/2019 HOME w/BRC both gyms @ 4:30-6:30

9/10/2019 @EMS @ 4:30-6:00

9/12/2019 HOME w/SMS @ 4:30-6:00

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TAHS Activities

The TAHS weekly activities calendar will be added to our newsletter each week as we have 8th grade students participating in JV sports, marching band, and other activities. Plus, we always want to support all of our Knights! Most weeks, the TA activities calendar will be linked as a pdf document and will be located at the bottom or our Pence Press newsletter.

This will be found at the bottom of our newsletter along with menus, etc. from now on.

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