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Please join us in Congratulating the following Math teachers who scored in the top 25% of our state: Mr. Bryan, 6th grade; Ms. Sandoval, 7th grade; Ms. Jackson and Ms. McLamb, 8th grade. The proposed school calendars for the 2019-2020 school year and the 2020-2021 school years are available to be reviewed at the front office of the school.  Eighth grade classes received information from our counselors this week about Choice Schools. Ask your child what opportunities they learned about. For parents wishing to learn more, there is a Choice Fair at EE Smith on Saturday, February 2nd. Details are available at both the PFMS and CCS web pages.

  • Monday, January 21 – Student / Teacher Holiday
  • Tuesday, January 22 – Today is a dress down day for all pass holders.  Basketball away at Southview. Wresting @ home vs. Southview. The Quiz Bowl team will meet until 4:00 pm in Ms. Cooper’s room.  Please make sure your rides pick you up promptly at 4:00 pm in the front parking lot.
  • Wednesday, January 23 –
  • Thursday, January 24 – Basketball @ home vs. Mac Williams. Wresting away @ Mac Williams.
  • Friday, January 25 –
  • All District Band Auditions at Mac Williams Middle School on Saturday, February 2nd beginning at 8 AM. Everyone auditioning should be working on the solo and sight reading.

Additional thoughts/Upcoming Events:

  • Battle of the Books students should be reading 20-30 minutes every day. After completing a novel, they should practice on MyBOBTeam.com. These scores will help determine the number of rounds they earn during competition.
  • The Cumberland County Schools’ (CCS) Choice Fair will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2019, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at E. E. Smith High School. Families are encouraged to come out and explore all of the elementary, middle, and high school Choice Program options for the 2019-2020 school year. A meeting for parents of Albritton Middle School 8th graders will be held at 9:30 am at E. E. Smith School. The Inclement Weather Date is Saturday, February 9, 2019.
  • Please download the CCS App to your devices if you have not already done so. When have inclement weather, you will get alerts and the most current information this way.
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Published by Wendy Bozeman on January 18, 2019

        


  • Monday, November 19 –It’s Motivational Monday at PF. Be sure to ask your child what they learned in homeroom! All 7th and 8th Grade Band students will complete their All-County Band Project.  Students will ride two buses to Mac Williams Middle School and parents will pick up their children from there at the conclusion of the project.  Good Luck Raider Band Members! Builders club will meet until 4:30 pm. Art club will meet in room 4 from 2:40-3:40. Please bring colored ornament sheets so we can assemble them. Please pick up out front promptly at 3:40.
  • Tuesday, November 20 – Dress down day for pass holders. Battle of the books will test in the morning during homeroom. Progress Reports go home.  Our “Giving Tree” (formerly the Angel Tree) will be ready today. Stop by the lobby and adopt a PF child (or their sibling) today. All unwrapped gifts are due to Ms. Borkowski in Student Services on Friday, December 14th. No Science Olympiad practice today.
  • Wednesday, November 21 – Make-up day / Regular school day. Battle of the Books (BOB) students should pick up their take-home test in the library before leaving for Thanksgiving.
  • Thursday, November 22 –Happy Thanksgiving
  • Friday, November 23 –  Holiday for students and teachers

When we return from Thanksgiving:

We would like to congratulate Mr. Starling and the 36 students who competed in all-county honors band auditions Nov. 19th. Eight (8) of our talented students secured FIRST CHAIR (1 alternate), 9 students secured 2nd Chair, and 2 secured 3rd chair. We are so proud of you!

  • Monday, November 26 – BOB test due to Ms. Bozeman. Art Club will meet in room 4 from 2:40 – 3:40. Please pick up out front. Thank you.
  • Tuesday, November 27 – the scheduled Science Olympiad events will meet until 4:00 pm. PFMS Skate night is tonight from 5:30-7:30 pm at Eutaw skating rink. This event is NOT a drop off event, parents need to hang out with their kids. Parents do not have to pay to sit with their kids. $7 fee for any skater, includes $5 entry/$2 skate rental… We’ll have spirit wear for sale that night.  The first 25 kids there receive a free bag of cotton candy.  Come support your school and “Burn off that bird”
  • Thursday, November 29 –the scheduled Science Olympiad events will meet until 4:00 pm. BB @ NJ Wrestling Home
  • Friday, November 30- Our students will compete in the school-wide Spelling Bee today at 12:45 pm

Upcoming events and additional thoughts:

  • Parents: Sign up for Classtag with a an individual Code from your child’s teacher! https://www.classtag.com
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Published by Wendy Bozeman on November 16, 2018

        


We just want to tell Ashley Lee, “Thank you” for all the hard work she put in to painting motivational messages for our students in the bathrooms and locker rooms.  We love the  welcome messages at the front doors.

This project was sponsored by our Pine Forest Middle School PTO.

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Published by Wendy Bozeman on September 27, 2018

        


Speller #376Kendal Win, Speller No. 376
Fayetteville, North Carolina

Sponsor: The Fayetteville Observer
School: Pine Forest Middle School
Age: 13
Grade: 8th

Kendal previously competed in 2017 (tied for 41st place).

Favorite Food: Chocolate
Favorite Actor: Emma Watson
Favorite Musician: Alessia Cara
Won the local Spelling bee with: scherzo
Words At Scripps: deficiency, slickensides
Kendal was only 3 points away on her written test from qualifying to move into the finals.
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Published by Wendy Bozeman on May 29, 2018

        


Congratulations to the Spanish Quiz Bowl team for their hard work and for their finish in 4th place in the 1st division this past weekend Saturday, May 19, 2018! They received four different awards: Most Spirited Team, Best Sing Along Team, Most Funds Raised, and Honorable Mention

Muchas Gracias,

Señora Isis Pérez

I am very very proud of my team.

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Published by Wendy Bozeman on May 25, 2018

        


Congratulations to the Science Olympiad Team who took 3rd place overall last weekend at their tournament. Well done!

  • This week is Severe Weather Preparedness Week. We will be conducting emergency practice drills in schools across the county. Letters were sent home today.
  • This is Social Worker Appreciation Week: A special thanks to our social worker, Ms. Borkowski for all her hard work and dedication to our students!
  • Saturday, March 3 – Three members of our Raider Band will compete on the STATE level  in Lexington, NC. They are
    Safiyah Y. on Trombone, Collin L on Timpani, and Jasmine L on Bass Clarinet. We are extremely proud of their accomplishments.
  • Monday, March 5 – Science Olympiad will meet from 2:30-4:30 pm. Battle of the Books team goes to their competition at ERC. Please wish them luck and allow them to make-up any missed work.
  • National School Breakfast Week and we will be having Breakfast for Lunch all week.  On Wednesday March 7th, all students will be allowed ONE free breakfast, and every morning that you come for breakfast you will get entered in a drawing for an AMC Movie ticket gift card that will be drawn at the end of the week. We look forward to seeing everyone next week for Breakfast for lunch.
  • Thursday, March 8 – Softball game @ home.

Additional thoughts:

  • The deadline to buy your yearbook online has been extended to March 26, 2018. Also, Spring Sports pictures are rescheduled for March 26th.
  • Please follow us on social media.  Also, please send this information out in your weekly correspondence to parents.

    Twitter:  @PFMSRaiders

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Published by Wendy Bozeman on March 3, 2018

        


Exceeds Academic Growth 2016-17Pine Forest Middle Exceeds Growth Three Years in a Row

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) has released the testing data for the 2016-2017 school year. You may see the release information at the DPI website: http://www.ncpublicschools.org/src/. For your convenience, links to the Letter from our interim Superintendent, and our school report card (in English and Spanish) are provided below. A print copy of our report card be sent home with your child this week.

We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all the parents and community leaders for supporting our teachers and staff as we continue our work to create meaningful learning opportunities for your children.

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Published by Wendy Bozeman on January 7, 2018

        


As a part of the PFMS Think Kindness project (that you will be hearing more about in upcoming weeks), we are adopting Cypress Ridge High School, a school in Houston, TX impacted by recent flooding.  The school’s Assistant Principal, Michael Murray reports that the school has approximately a 69% poverty level and stated that the following items are most needed by families at this time:

  • Toiletries such as deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, hygiene, and feminine hygiene products
  • Cleaning supplies such as trash bags, wipes, gloves
  • Backpacks and basic school supplies
  • Socks
  • Walmart and Food Lion Gift Cards
  • Monetary donations
Ms. Pauly will be the point of contact for any questions regarding the school adoption and donations can be delivered to her classroom (Room 23).
The homeroom with the largest overall donation will earn a pizza party so make sure that your donations are labeled with your name and Homeroom!
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Published by Wendy Bozeman on September 1, 2017

        


Takelia Bragg Teacher of the Year 2017Takelia Bragg was named the 2017 Teacher of the Year by the staff of Pine Forest Middle School. Ms. Bragg is an eighth-grade science teacher on the Pathfinders Team. She is the Head Chairman of the Science Department and a Science Olympiad coach.

As Teacher of the Year, she will be eligible for the Cumberland County level teacher of the year competition. Please congratulate her for this great accomplishment. We are very excited to have her represent our school!

 

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Published by Wendy Bozeman on May 12, 2017

        


Pine Forest Middle School would like to thank the parents who donate and volunteer throughout the year and the following businesses for their donations and support of activities for our students and staff:

  • Advance Auto Parts  Spring Lake  #4690
  • Affair to Remember
  • Image says Thank you for your generosityAnn’s Flower Shop
  • Applebee’s
  • Arby’s  Ramsey St
  • BJ’s
  • Bobby Taylor Oil
  • Brooklyn Pizza Ramsey Commons
  • Burger King #9821
  • Chic-fil-a  Ramsey St
  • Crown Ford
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Dunn Nursery
  • Fairfield Inn  & Suites by Marriot
  • Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Center
  • Food Lion McArthur, Rosehill, & Andrews Commons
  • Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers
  • Hampton Inn and Suites
  • Hank’s Car Wash
  • Healing Hands
  • Health Plex
  • Krispy Kreme
  • Last Call
  • Max Muscle
  • McDonalds  #35083
  • Mellow Mango  Ramsey Commons
  • Methodist University  Campus Dining
  • Methodist University   PGA Professional Golf Management
  • Methodist University  Admissions Office
  • Mop Heads
  • Papa John’s  Ramsey St.
  • Peadon’s Seafood and Catering
  • Powers-Swain Chevrolet
  • Renaissance  the Spa
  • Ruby Tuesday  Ramsey St
  • Sam’s Club
  • SECU
  • Spring Lake Auto Zone
  • Starbucks   Ramsey Commons
  • Steve’s Sweet Treats
  • The Apple Crate
  • The Spa Fitness Centers
  • TLC Car Wash
  • Venetian European Spa and Salon
  • Wal-Mart    #1261
  • Zoë’s Kitchen

 

 

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Published by Wendy Bozeman on May 17, 2016

        


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