POTOMAC PANTHER NEWSLETTER
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POTOMAC PANTHER NEWSLETTER 3130 Panther Pride Drive Dumfries, VA 22026 (703) 221-4995 “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- Teams 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 events. 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 Administrative Team for any sport. Dr. Stephens, Principal New Student Orientation - 7:00pm Mr. Burch, Asst. Principal, 8th grade, 6th Students who registered in August and grade M-Z students who missed 6th grade Mr. King, Asst. Principal, 7th grade, 6th orientation. grade A-L 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 (PAC)! 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 pencil box 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 Protractor 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 Stay posted to our Website for Updates interested. The Prince William County Public School Division does not discriminate in employment or in its education programs and activities against qualified individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, veteran status, or disability.