Sunday, January 8, 2017

New from Mrs. Graves

Upcoming This Week



Boy's Basketball @Lawson MS, 5:30 p.m.
Girls' Basketball vs Lawson @POMS, 5:30 p.m.

Understanding Your Child's PSAT Score, 6:30 p.m.
Track & Field Parent/Student Interest Meeting, Rm C-115, 4:30 p.m.

Free Dress for No Missing/No Late Assignments

MONDAY, 1/16  
MLK Holiday

Jackets and Dress Code
As shared in December, we will be enforcing the dress code as in relates to jackets. The only acceptable colors for jackets are royal blue, light gray or white.  Any jacket or hoodie purchased in the school store or distributed by a team or club is acceptable. 

Understanding Your Child's PSAT Score
On Thursday evening we will be distributing PSAT scores and will be providing more information about what they mean and how to use them to support your child.  

If you are unable to attend the meeting, your child will receive their score reports on the Tuesday, 1/17 during Advocacy.  

UIL Academics Competition
POMS is back on top of the academics and speech competition world following a 1st place showing this Saturday at HISD's 3rd UIL Middle School Tournament of 16-17 at Yates HS.

The squad also took home 1st place Team Trophies for Number Sense, Art, Music Memory, Listening, Spelling, and, a new UIL category - Chess Puzzles!  Congratulations to our fierce team!

School Wide Spelling Bee
On Friday our ELA Department hosted our annual school wide spelling bee.  Eighteen students from grades 6, 7 and 8 competed to represent Pin Oak in the District Spelling Bee. Congratulations to our winner Andrew Tan and our runner up Alex Xu.   

POMS Hosts Education Students from Northern Illinois University
This week two students from Northern Illinois University will be shadowing teachers in our Science and Physical Education Departments.  We are thrilled to host these pre-service educators while they learn more about public education in Texas.  Please join me in welcoming Sarah Paver in Physical Education and Ashley Grazutis in Science.


Chippin' Dippin & Margarita Sippin' House A Sociable

Location: Home of Jennifer and Scott Tiras

Come enjoy some Chippin' Dippin & Margarita Sippin' at the House A Sociable!  Principals Graves and Bowman will be there to enjoy the opportunity to visit with parents.  Our Mexican themed sociable will be a fun evening filled with food, drink, and camaraderie at the home of Jennifer and Scott Tiras.  We hope you sign up soon!

Hosted By:  Linette and Barry Courtney, Shelly and Lance Eversole, Heather Goodman, Kirsten and Fawaz Hashmi, Cara and Chad Michael, Carlin and Stuart Morstead, Sally and Harris Reid, Jennifer and Scott Tiras, Adrienne and William Vanderbloemen, and Christi and John Young. 

100 guests 
$40 per person

Nacho Ordinary Party House B Sociable

Location:  Home of Marcie and Brian Peters

Join us along with Principals Graves and Alaniz for a little B House Fiesta!  Come spend the evening with other B House parents and enjoy some Good Mexican Eats & Cold Drinks!

Hosted by:  Jennifer and Scott Hanks, Jill and Mike Hord, Shana and Jim Jones, Amanda and J.R. McGee, Marcie and Brian Peters, Melisa and Scott Richardson, Becky and Mark Tackett, Sarah and Lee Thweatt,  Monica and Michael Weber

40 guests
$40 per person

Let Us Count the Ways That the Letter "C" Brings Great Joy:
Cabernet, Chardonnay, Cheese, Chocolate and of course, C House at Pin Oak!
House C Sociable

Location: Home of Michelle and Steve Leppard 

Please join us at the lovely home of Michelle and Steve Leppard for all things "C" while mingling with fellow parents, Principal Graves and C House Principal Ballard.

Hosted by:  Holli and Bill Clayton, Dee Dee Gilder, Stephanie and Greg Hester, Michelle and Steve Leppard, Jennifer and Todd Litton, Karen and Cody Moore, Erika Park and Austin Kimbrough, Jodie and Doug Rephlo, and Laura and Todd Torgerson

40 guests
$40 per person

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