BOMBER COUNTRY NEWS
PINKSTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
April 3, 2014
Chloe L. 7th
Lunch and Breakfast Menu
Lunch today: BBQ Pulled Pork/Bun, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Sliced Peaches, Milk
Lunch tomorrow : Spaghetti W/Meat Sauce, Green Beans, Tossed Salad/Drsg, Pineapple Tidbits, W/G Roll, Milk
Breakfast tomorrow : Juice, Oatmeal, W/Toast, Milk
STUDENT/ PARENT SECTION
Benchmark Exams will be April 7 th –April 11 th Parents and Guardians can help their student prepare by making sure they get a good night’s rest and eat a healthy breakfast every day that week. Parents can also help by avoiding appointments during this week as we cannot call into a classroom once testing begins. Students just a reminder that there will be free breakfast next week during Benchmark testing the cafeteria will begin serving at 7:30 each morning.
Also, there can be no gum during Benchmark testing times next week and all students should leave their cell phones and any other electronics in their lockers.
Due to extended test times throughout the building, we ask that students DO NOT have lunch visitors on these days.
School Choice forms for next school year 2014-2015 are due by June 1, 2014.
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER
April 7-11 Benchmark testing
April 7 Report Cards
Summer swim team signups are Thursday 4/10 from 5-7 @ Nelson Wilks and Saturday 4/12 from 9-12 at Youth Center meeting room. www.mhhurricanes.com or 404-2128 for information
Please fill out this form and return as soon as possible. We are planning Teacher Appreciation and depending on responses to the forms we may cater or potluck.
Thank you, Sara Pinkston PIE Coordinator
There will be a Geo Egg Hunt set up for the months of March and April at David’s Trail. This is a great family activity for your kids. If you need additional assistance you can reach Mackenzie Mohler at email@example.com or call her at 656-6912 and she will help you. Flyers available in main office
Egg Hunt and Spring Carnival:
The Junior Auxiliary Egg Hunt and MHP&R Spring Carnival have been set for April 12 th from 11:00am-1:00pm. The Egg Hunt will begin promptly at 11:00 a.m. at the Cooper Park East Fields.
Immediately following the Egg Hunt the Mountain Home Parks & Recreation will host the annual Spring Carnival at the L.C. Sammons Youth Center. The carnival will include activities for families and youth 9 years old and under until 1:00 p.m. Activities are free and all concessions are .50 cents. The Easter Bunny will be available and a photo booth will be set up for Bunny Photos for $5.00.
Activities & Concessions will include:
Carnival Games & Prizes
Visit www.mountainhomeparksandrec.com for more information or call (870) 424-7275.
Totes of Hope
Helping Children in Foster Care
When children enter foster care, too often they don’t have anything but trash bags in which to carry their items. Collecting totes and distributing them to foster children will allow them to transport items more efficiently and will also give them another item to call their own. YOU CAN HELP! Donate one of the following: Duffel bag, Back pack, Shoulder Bag, Drawstring bag, Sling Bag, or $6 towards the purchase of a tote. Our goal is to collect at least 25 totes, but more would be awesome! We will need all totes turned in to Mrs. Beck’s room by Wednesday April 16 th . This is so that on the next advisory Wednesday April 23 rd we can decorate them! Questions call 404-5754
The Arkansas Dept. of Health has revised the Rules & Regulations Pertaining to Immunization Requirements. In summary, the changes include:
All students who are 10 years old or older are required to have a Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria & Acellular Pertussis) vaccination.
All 7 th grade students will be required to have one MCV4 (Meningococcal) vaccination.
All students in K-12 will be required to have 2 varicella (chickenpox) vaccinations, unless documentation by a medical provider (MD, APRN, OR PA) is provided .
Mr. and Mrs. Springtime Pageants on Saturday May 3, 2014~ 3pm at Dunbar Auditorium, entry forms delivered or postmarked no later than Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Entry forms available in Pinkston’s Main Office. Mail entry form with check or money order (payable to Tammy Barnes to: Tammy Barnes, 2293 CR 46 Henderson, AR 72544 or call 870-404-7211
Girls on the Run
Girls on the Run is an after school running program that promotes positive self image, healthily eating and an active life style though running. Our goal is to train for 12 weeks and run a local 5k at the end of our training.
Where: Pinkston Middle School
When: Tuesday & Thursday from 3:20-4:30
~ Our next run will be today!! Thursday, April 3 rd .
Sponsored by the Friends of the Baxter County Library , the Arkansas Heritage program series, “The Stories That Connect Us,” includes presentations and workshops for all ages designed to engage our community in all things Arkansas. All programs are offered at no charge. Other programs in the Series include:
Don Pedi Dulcimer Performance
Saturday, April 5, 10:30am
Murder Mystery Tour
Saturday, April 26, 1:00pm
For information about all Library programs visit the Library’s website at www.baxlib.org . The Donald W. Reynolds Library Serving Baxter County is located at 300 Library Hill, Mountain Home, AR.
Pinkston Box Tops News
Keep turning in those box tops…We can raise money for our school!!!
Pinkston also collects Campbell soup labels (which includes a lot of brands) so please send in those labels and it will help us earn incentives and equipment for Pinkston!
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