Week of December 16


For week of December 16, 2019
 
 
Student Announcements.

- Monday, December 16 - Block Periods 0, 2, 4, 6.

- Friday, December 20 - Minimum Day - see bell schedule.

- Weeks of December 23 and 30 - Winter Break - office and campus will be closed

FROM THE COUNSELING OFFICE

D/F Notification Grades are available for parents and students to view online beginning Tuesday, December 17th, via your Aeries account. To view grades:  access your Aeries account and select the "Grades" tab, then click on "Grades."  Only students earning a D and/or an F will have a 2nd Quarter D/F Notification posted on Aeries.  To view your student's current progress and any assignment/test score: click on "Gradebook." The Aeries Information Portal allows parents to access their student's class schedule, grades, demographic information, and attendance via the Internet. If you have any questions regarding your Aeries Parent Portal, please contact Mona Healy in the Counseling Office at 858.509.1000, x4606.


PHYSICAL EDUCATION UPDATE - SECOND STEP CURRICULUM - 
SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL LEARNING (SEL)


This week's SEL focus was on challenges with friendships. This lesson gave students a fun and engaging way to practice the friendship-strengthening strategies they learned in the last lesson. Practicing these strategies makes it more likely that students will be able to use the effectively in real life.


LOST AND FOUND

Reminder to please take a moment to check and see if any of your child's items are in the Lost & Found. Unclaimed items will be donated to charity on Friday, December 20th.


FROM THE PTSA

Have you become a member of the PTSA, yet?

Your TAX DEDUCTIBLE membership payment is crucial to ensuring funding for so many PTMS programs that directly impact your child's education and experience at Pacific Trails Middle School.

Please help us keep these programs and activities available by becoming a PTSA Member, or by RENEWING your PTSA Membership today. Please join now by clicking here.

Other simple ways to contribute without any cost to you include:

eScrip - You can designate PTMS PTSA as one of your charities and enter the number on any loyalty cards you use of merchants you patronize (Ralphs, Vons, Target, etc.) and the merchant donates a percentage of your purchase to your charities. To get started, please click here or go to https://secure.escrip.com/signup/index.jsp.

AMAZON SHOPPERS - There has been some feedback about how to make sure you are signed up for the right PTSA organization since there are many registered with Amazon Smile. To facilitate finding the right charity, please click here. This will automatically sign you up with the PTMS PTSA. You will see "PTA California Congress of Parents, Teachers, and Students, Inc." as your designated charity.

Your contribution is greatly appreciated!


OTHER

Carmel Valley Youth Volleyball - starts April 14, 2020
- CCA Youth Golf Alliance - Information and Registration
- ELAC/DELAC - English Learner Program Meetings - March 11, 13, and 24, and April 21
- Pine Avenue Community Center - Social Dance Classes - October 24 through December 20
- PTMS - Speech & Debate
- SDUHSD - Employment Opportunities
YMCA Kinship Support - Are you a grandparent or other relative raising a child in your family?


HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!