POTOMAC PANTHER NEWSLETTER
3130 Panther Pride Drive
Dumfries, VA 22026
“Staff, Students, and Parents Working Together as One”
Volume II, No. I Summer 2007
Message from the Principal Guidance Department
6th grade – Mr. Hill
Welcome to Potomac Middle School where
7th grade – Ms. Radliffe
Panther Pride and Spirit are high on the
8th grade – Ms. Gettis
agenda! This newsletter will give you
important information to start the 2007-
2008 school year.
6th Grade 7TH Grade 8th Grade
School is out and it is truly a time to relax Bobcats Silverhawks Trailblazers
and enjoy the summer fun! However, Lions Golden Eagles Pioneers
there are a few items of interest that I Tigers Fiery Falcons
wish to pass along to you! You are
reminded that office hours for Potomac
Middle School are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please
pay close attention to the following
information that I am passing on to you. I
am requesting that you post this
newsletter, to remind you of upcoming
August 28, 2007
Open House - 6:00 - 7:00pm, Students
Benita M. Stephens, Ed.D. are invited to find their Core I class and
Principal view the facilities
Physicals - 5:00 – 7:00pm, in the gym
FOR YOUR INFORMATION (doors will close at 7:00). $30.00(cash
only). You are reminded that everyone
must have a physical in order to try out
for any sport.
Dr. Stephens, Principal
New Student Orientation - 7:00pm
Mr. Burch, Asst. Principal, 8th grade, 6th
Students who registered in August and
students who missed 6th grade
Mr. King, Asst. Principal, 7th grade, 6th
The following school information will be Join the PTSO Council or be an officer.
available during the Open House: Join the Principal’s Advisory Committee
Meet and Greet the Principal
Edulink Signups will be done. General School Supply List 2007-2008
Physical Education Uniforms will School Year
be on sale for $13.
Breakfast and lunch tickets will One two-inch three-ring binder
be available. Package of dividers (8)
Spirit Wear will be on sale. Two 9¾-inch x 7½-inch single
Consultations with the school composition book with ruled paper
nurse will be available. Glue stick (2)
Core 1 assignments will be posted Highlighters (3)
for students and parents. #2 pencils
Core 1 assignments will be mailed Blue and black ink pens
the week of August 27th. Note: Red ink pen
Students will not receive their Box of colored pencils
entire schedules until the first Box of markers
day of school. Supply pouch for 3-ring binder or
Three packages of notebook paper
Band and Orchestra (wide-ruled)
tryouts will be held for Small to medium sized book bags.
the sixth grade students. No book bags on wheels!
Check the website in Calculator (Purchase in school
August for dates store for $8) (Approved for
Virginia’s Standard of Learning
Students should be at school no later (SOL) Assessment) or borrow
than 8:10. Students are considered tardy from school.
at 8:20! Graph paper
Breakfast will begin September 6, 2007! 5 subject notebooks (3)
This is a general list of supplies,
Parents are reminded to fill out the Free individual teachers may require
and Reduced Lunch form for 2007-2008 additional items.
school year. Forms from last year will
not be valid after September 30, 2007.
Lunch will be served the first day of Students are reminded to continue reading
school! books from the approved reading lists for
their grade levels during the summer!! The
reading list is posted on the website.
Parent Volunteers are
needed!! Call the school
(703) 221-4996 if you are
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