Pine Hill MS 2011-2012 Budget PresentationPresentation Transcript
Pine Hill Middle School Mission Pine Hill Middle School strives to provide a safe and nurturing environment in which we educate the whole child.
Core Academic Program
Academic programs are structured to meet the needs of our students while aligning instruction to New Jersey Curriculum Standards.
In addition to core programs, the following programs are offered to those students who demonstrate eligibility:
Algebra -8 th Grade
Gifted and Talented – Grades 6-8
National Junior Honor Society
21 st Century Learners
Our students are exposed to the most up to date, state of the art technology used in education and the world today:
Smartboards in every classroom
Distance Learning/Virtual Fieldtrips
Global Math Online Testing/Learnia
Renaissance STAR Reading & Math Programs
Accelerated Reading Program
Educating the Whole Child
Along with encouraging academic achievement
and positive behaviors on a daily basis, assemblies
and programs are provided to educate our students
on key issues relative to adolescence such as peer
pressure and bullying.
Motivational Productions Performances
Guest speaker Reggie Dabbs
Marking Period Character Awards
Panther Press Star Students
The Renaissance Program is a 4-tiered cardholder program in which
students are validated for their academic, behavior, & attendance efforts through Renaissance Rallies and “Panther Pounces.”
Renaissance Rallies are themed activities such as Carnivals, Movies & Popcorn that reward students for their efforts.
“ Panther Pounce” rewards students through classroom visits by the Renaissance Committee during which individual students in the class are rewarded for positive achievements.
Students are encouraged to develop individual skills and talents, as
well as develop a sense of community awareness through the
following clubs and activities:
School Newspaper – The Panther Press
School Spirit Pep Rallies
Students at PHMS have the opportunity to learn how to work with others as a team, manage their time, and represent their school with respect and sportsmanship through the following sports programs:
Boys’ & Girls’ Soccer
Boys’ & Girls’ Basketball
Baseball & Softball
Pine Hill Middle School offers students
opportunities to develop their talents through our
Instrumental Music and Choral Programs, as well
as Drama Club
Concert & Jazz Band have daily lessons along with practice during study hall and after school in preparation for the Winter & Spring Concerts.
The Choral Music Program students rehearse after school daily in preparation for the concerts.
Awards Assemblies are held after each marking period to honor students for both academic and achievement. Students are nominated for character awards for demonstrating leadership, integrity, effort, cooperation, compassion, responsibility, and respect. Awards are also given for Principal’s List, Honor Roll, & Top Ten Accelerated Reader Points.
Principal’s List Pizza Parties are held each marking period.
Students are given snack passes when they are caught “doing the right thing.”