PHMS September 2012 Newsletter


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PHMS September 2012 Newsletter

  1. 1. Perry Heights Middle SchoolSeptember, 2012School Contacts Congratulations Speech Team!Charles Goodman, Principal The Perry Heights Speech Team competed in their first round robin September 5th. Congratulations to the following students:Darrin Carnahan, Assistant Principal Salome Roysdin, Prose, 3rd Cassie Young, Humorous, 3rd placeShari Chestnut, Counselor Kenli Mosby, Humorous, 3rd Angel Ortiz, Dramatic Interpretation, 3rd placePhone 812.435.8326 Zachary Zeller, Original Oratory, 3rd placeFax 812.435.8883 Lauren Lechner, Humorous, 2nd place 8th Grade Parents Lani Mobley, Humorous, 2nd place There is a parent information Spence Farmer, Duo Interpretation Scripted, 1st place meeting scheduled for Thurs- Neil Khadilkar, Duo Interpretation Scripted, 1st place day, September 20th @ 6:30pm Maddie Russell, Dramatic Interpretation, 1st place for anyone interested in the Washington DC/New York City Kathleen DiDomizio, Duo Interpretation Unscripted, 3rd trip. Shelby Gardner, Duo Interpretation Unscripted, 3rd This trip is scheduled for June Sarah Lisembee, Duo Interpretation Scripted, 3rd 3rd-June 7th. Kathleen DiDomizio, Duo Interpretation Scripted, 3rd Gary Loveless from Helfrich Park Sarah Lisembee, Poetry, 2nd will be here to help answer any questions and provide insight about the trip. He has taken Good Luck at your next meet on September 19th! students on this trip for nearly ten years. If you have not signed up to receive weekly emails from your child’s grade level teach- er communication coordinator, you can do so easily by emailing them and requesting that you be added to the group.Book Rental Invoices were mailedhome August 29th. If you have 6th grade - received your invoice or have 7th grade - questions, please call the 8th grade - at 812.435.8326. “Like” Perry Heights on Facebook!
  2. 2. September - October Dates PTSA Fall DanceSept 18 Volleyball @ PHMS vs Plaza 3:30pm The PTSA will sponsor the Fall Dance on Friday, Sept. 21st,Sept 19 Speech @ PHMS 3:30pm this year. Students may stay after school on Friday for the dance which will be at 3:00pm-5:00pm. Tickets will be soldSept 20 Volleyball - Bye Wednesday, Thursday & Friday during lunch periods for $3Sept 20 Informational Meeting for interested 8th grade and $4 at the door. parents (Washington DC/New York trip) 6:30pm Students may bring extra money for pizza and concessionsSept 21 PTSA Dance 3-5pm at the dance.Sept 24 District Cross Country @ USI 4:00pm Students may wear spirit day shirts and uniform pants toSept 25 Volleyball @ PHSM vs Lincoln 3:30pm school on Friday.Sept 27 Volleyball @ Glenwood 3:30pm There will be an afterschool bus for students who need a ride.Sept 28 Popcorn Day during lunch (25₵)Oct 1 Cross Country City Meet @ USI 4:00pmOct 2 Volleyball @ PHMS vs Cedar Hall 3:30pm Reitz Freshman Enrollment Night Tug of War @ Fall Festival 5:00pm If you are a parent of an 8th grader, please be sure to Queen/King Contest @ Fall Festival 5:00pm mark your calendar for Wednesday, November 14th.Oct 3 Speech @ PHMS 3:30pm Reitz will have their enrollment night for current 8thOct 4 Volleyball @ PHMS vs McGary 3:30pm graders at 6:00-7:00pm in the large gym.Oct 5 NO SCHOOLOct 8 Volleyball Tournament (To be announced) From Nurse CaseyOct 9 PTSA Meeting 8:00am It is required by Indiana Immunization Law that all students en-Oct 10 Volleyball Tournament (To be announced) rolled in school must show written proof of immunization. Cur-Oct 11 Volleyball Tournament (To be announced) rently, 50% of the 6thgraders have not sent their records to me and appear to be missingOct 12-14 6th Graders to Land Between the Lakes 2-3 of the required vaccines. Indiana Code also allows for schools to exclude students from attending until proof of required im-Oct 18 SCHOOL PICTURES munizations is received; however, if we all work together, stu- Band/Orchestra Concert (7-8 Grades) 7:00pm dents can avoid missing valuable school days. After 9/24, I will begin to send students home if I haven’t received either proof ofOct 19 End of 1st Grading Period immunization, or proof of an appointment to get them. Please email me or call me and let me know how I can help.Oct 22 Speech Tournament @ ThompkinsOct 22-26 Book Fair in the Media Center Jo Casey, RN or 435-8326 from 9am to 1pmOct 25 Speech Tournament @ ThompkinsOct 26 Report Cards will be sent home with studentsOct 29 6th Grade Vocal Halloween Program 7:00pm Perry Heights website -Oct 30 Girls Basketball @ PHMS vs Thompkins 3:30pm
  3. 3. Fall Festival Time! The Fall Festival is approaching fast.The PTSA is once again collecting Pepsi The Perry Heights PTSA booth #9 (across from the library andcanned soft drinks such as Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, rides, close to Wabash Avenue) has a healthy and not-so healthyMt. Dew & Dr. Pepper, (as well as bottled (but really, really good) menu this year!water) during the month of September. We have our usual Hawaiian Burger and Volcano Burger, alongThe winning homeroom will receive a donut with the Sausage Burger, Cheeseburger and Hamburger. Newparty the week after the Fall Festival. this year is our version of Perry Heights’ “BUTTERS BEER”. Tasty and even legal for the kids to drink! For those of you who are watching your weight and want some- thing “healthy”, we have partnered with Deaconess to offer two “Wise Choice” items. The first is a Salad-On-A-Stick. It is exactly what it says...romaine lettuce, tomatoes, mushrooms, peppers, etc., served on a stick with your choice of Balsamic Vinaigrette or Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing. Also, for another “Wise Choice” item we will be serving a “Fruit Cup w/Cinnamon Yogurt Dipping Sauce. Come visit the Perry Heights booth and try our some of our new items!Queen-King Contestants Thanks for supporting Perry Heights and your PTSA.Perry Heights will be well representedby Lani Mobley and Kenneth Sanford at Good luck to our Tug of War Team!the Fall Festival Queen/King Contest. They will compete against St. Phillips School on Tuesday,Come support our contestants on Tues- October 2nd at 5:00pm in front of the main, October 2nd at 8:15pm at the mainstage.Best of luck to them both! Look for the Public Education Foundation Dunking Booth on Friday at the Fall Festival. You might be able to dunk our principal, Mr. Goodman!Volunteers NeededThe PTSA Fall Festival booth has a fewopenings for workers they are trying Youth of the Dayto fill. All middle and high schools in Vanderburgh County were asked toIf you have some time to give during nominate an outstanding student from their school for the Fallthe week of Oct 1st-6th, please call Festival Youth of the Day.the school office so we can direct you Perry Heights’ nominee was selected as Youth of the Day this the correct person. Or page 4 ofthe newsletter has each day’s booth Come support our student on Tuesday evening, at 6:30pm at thechairmen’s email addresses listed. main stage. We will reveal the winner in October’s newsletter.