Weekly Message for 9-8-19

Posted by Andrew Livengood on 9/8/2019

Hello Pine Hollow Middle School community. This is your principal, Andrew Livengood, with the weekly message for September 8.

  • Saturday Make-up Days: November 16 and December 7 from 8:15 until 11:45.
  • Pictures: Fall pictures for students on Track 3 and make-up pictures for Track 4 will be this Thursday. Also, Ident-a-Kid will be here on Thursday for students on Tracks 3&4 who wish to have an ID made.
  • Yearbooks: A Pine Hollow yearbook is a keepsake, a jewel, the treasure trove of youth. Reserve your yearbook now while they are discounted for $40 from September 1- November 30! It’s one of the best books you’ll purchase this year. All yearbooks are ordered online http://www.strawbridge.net/Our school code is YB112059.
  • Student Council Fun Run: Mark your calendars for November 2 at 10:00am! PHMS Student Council is in the process of planning the first ever Pine Hollow Middle School Food Drive Fun Run! This year's race will be a 3k, and you can walk or run it—all are welcome! This year's theme is the crazy costume run! Please join us in wearing fun costumes while running the course. However, we do ask that there are NO masks for everyone's safety! All participants who register by October 1 will receive a race t-shirt. After October 1, the cost stays the same, but no t-shirt will be provided. We will not be taking on-site registration, so please register now. Cost is $15 and all proceeds go to the NC Food Bank to help fight hunger!  Visit ly/phfunrun2019for more information and visit the PTSA website to register for this event. 
  • My Child, Your Child & Social Media: Back by popular demand, our counselors will deliver this informative presentation on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 6PM in the auditorium. Click here for more information.
  • AIG Parent Meeting: Our AIG teacher, Mrs. Price, will conduct an info session for all parents of AIG students on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 5:30PM in the LLC (Media Center.)
  • Free and Reduced-Price Meals: Prior year benefits may be used by students in the new school year for a maximum of 30 operating daysor until an application for the new school year has been processed, whichever comes first. All students who wish to have free or reduced-price meals must re-apply each school year. After the expire date below, any student who has not submitted a new application will have to pay for meals until a new application has been processed. Hard copy applications are available in the cafeteria and may be submitted at any time during the school year. Expire dates for this year are:
    • Track 1: August 19
    • Track 2: September 9
    • Track 3: September 10
    • Track 4: September 9
  • From the PTSA:
    • Click HEREto view the PTSA Weekly Newsletter.
    • Looking for an easy way to help support your Pine Hollow Pilots!  Click Become a PTSA Member Your donation will provide our students, teachers and school with some amazing resources, such as: Technology, Field Trip grants, Cultural Arts programs, Athletic & Arts support, Teacher planning days, Teacher grants, Appreciation lunches and recognitions.
    • Invest In Your Child Fundraiser! This is our one big fundraiser for the year and we need your help!  Please consider making a donation to support our students, staff and school.  100%of your donation goes directly to the school.  You can donate online with a credit card HERE. You can send your donation in cash or check using this Invest in Your Child Form and return to front office. Donations will be accepted till October 11th. Please check with your company to see if they will match your donation.
    • Amazon, You & Pine Hollow! Help support Pine Hollow MS! Go to http://smile.amazon.com. Choose Pine Hollow Middle School Raleigh, NC in the “Pick Your Own Charitable Organization” box. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at amazon.com
    • Harris Teeter:  Together In Education- Link Your VIC account to PHMS. Pine Hollow is enrolled in Harris Teeter’s Together in Education (TIE) program. It’s easy and it’s FREE! Simply give the cashier at Harris Teeter our school code #3982 and your VIC card the next time you check out and your card will be automatically linked to our school for the entire school year. You must re-link your card every school year!You can also link your card online at harristeeter.com. Link before Oct. 16th and our school can earn $100. 
    • Stay connected with your PTSA and join our MemberHub
    • PTSA Volunteeropportunities are located on our MemberHub site. 
    • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @PHMSPTSA
  • Have a great week and remember, at Pine Hollow Middle School the sky is the limit!