PMA Weekly Newsletter to Parents

August 20th-24th, 2018

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Peek at the Week

Monday: Today we distributed during our Study Skills classes Music Surveys to our Cadets who are interested in taking our Music Class during 7th period. We have secured Mrs. Sandoval Black to teach this class who will then be organizing the class based on the Cadets who enroll. We also informed Cadets that if they ended up enrolling in this class that they would no longer be able to take their respective Study Skills class which is meant to further support them with their Math, Literacy, and overall Study Skills. If your Cadet is still interested in taking this Music class we encourage you to have a conversation with him or her about their previous grades and need for support with Study Skills.

Tuesday: Order forms for PMA's Picture Day will be sent home with Cadets.

Wednesday: PMA Picture Day (Cadets will wear their Class C Uniforms); Make Ups for Pictures will be on Oct 17th; NCOs will collect Music Surveys from any Cadets interested in taking our Music class during 7th period; Early Release Day (Cadets will be released at 1:45 p.m.); Please note that our YES program will continue to run daily even on these days until 6 p.m.


Friday: Fire Drill; monthly assembly will be held from 3:00-3:30 p.m. in our MPR (Cafeteria).

Upcoming Events:

  • PMA's Back to School Night will be on Thurs, Aug 30th. At 6:00 p.m. we will all meet at the Multi-Purpose Room (Cafeteria) to provide a formal welcome and introduce the PMA Staff. We will open the doors at 5:30 p.m. Parents please arrive a little early to make time for parking, pick up flyers from our Informational Table, & because our welcome will start promptly at 6:00 p.m. Then after our formal welcome and staff introductions Parents will have an opportunity to visit classrooms and tour our campus. We will give all Parents and their respective Cadets a Scavenger Hunt Map of the PMA school site which will allow you to visit your Cadet's Teachers and tour the campus. More details to follow!
  • At our Back to School Night we will have a section with tables to guide Parents through important items such as how to sign up for our Aeries Parent Portal to check up on grades, etc.; how to sign up for our Remind Text Notifications; how to navigate our PMA website; how to view all of our PMA Social Media Platforms, etc.

Important Announcements!

  • Our 7th & 8th Graders are eligible to try out for Sequoia MS sports. Their Cross Country Team has started and are looking for our Cadets to join. We have a bus that takes PMA Cadets right after school to Sequoia MS. The only thing is that Parents will need to pick up their Cadets at 5 p.m.
  • Our 9th Graders are eligible to try out for Strathmore HS sports. They are currently looking for more Male Water Polo players.
  • We will be distributing Chromebooks within the next two weeks to all of our Cadets. PMA's plan is to be a 1:1 school in which every Cadet will have a Chromebook device that they can use in class and take home. Please ensure that you have signed our Internet User Agreement form. More details coming soon!

Our Entrance Camp was a success!

THANK YOU to our amazing NCO TACs & Chaperones for a successful Entrance Camp for our Cadets! It was a resounding success! We are so grateful for their commitment and many hours well spent planning and executing this wonderful once in a lifetime experience for our PMA Cadets! It was such a great way to start off the academic year and start forging a positive school culture! #LeadersForgedHere

Well, it has been absolutely amazing launching the grand opening of PMA with such a committed, skilled, & passionate team of staff members! Go #TeamPMA! Everyone has been so supportive of each other and we are reinvigorated by all of you as Parents & Guardians and the Cadets we have had the good fortune to meet now that school has officially started.

At PMA we are all champion for Kids!

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To our cadets!

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