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PVMS Tiger Tuesday News 3/1/22


Tiger Tuesday News

March 1, 2022



Happy Tuesday PVMS Families & Community! 

Go to Panama with Ms. Davies! 

Let's go to Panama! Next summer, Ms. Davies will be taking a professional-guided student trip to beautiful Panama. We will visit Monkey Island, see the Panama Canal, tour old ruins, go snorkeling, visit a pineapple farm, and so much more! RSVP for the informational meeting next Wednesday, March 9th, at 5:30p.m. to learn more: https://rsvp.eftours.com/hk7vc2d

 

CMAS

In April, all PVMS students will participate in the Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS). These annual assessments measure students’ progress towards the Colorado Academic Standards. Testing did not take place in 2020 due to COVID school closures and testing was reduced in 2021 also due to COVID. We are excited to have returned to a more typical schedule with all students in person so that our data is complete and we can have a well-rounded picture of where students are and what they need. 

PVMS currently holds a Performance Rating from the state of Colorado. Not that we are competitive or anything but we are the only middle school in the district with this rating! Go TIGERS! 

If you have questions related to CMAS or any other assessments at PVMS, please contact Assistant Principal Grace Bird at gbird@sd27j.net

 

Yearbook!  

Starting today, March 1st, Yearbooks are $40. Go to yearbookforever.com and select our school to purchase yours today.

If you would like to purchase an ad for your business to be featured in our yearbook, please contact cdavies@sd27j.net. All proceeds go towards the Yearbook! 

Send any pictures you have of our PVMS kids to cdavies@sd27j.net - we love pictures from sports, events, and hang out times! 

 

Meetings with Administrators

Please understand that in an effort to communicate in a timely manner, PVMS office staff, deans, and counselors are an integral part of our admin team.  These staff are experts in their roles and we have full confidence in their ability to communicate with families. 

If you need to speak with or meet with an administrator, please call our main office at 720-685-5400 to schedule an appointment or be transferred to their voicemail. 

Safety and behavior concerns can be emailed directly to Dean of Students Allie Schiavoneat aschiavone@sd27j.net. 

 

2022-23 Immunization Requirements

It’s hard to believe but we are already underway prepping for the 22-23 school year. Getting vaccinated is an important part of a student’s school readiness and keeps children from catching and spreading diseases that can make them sick and potentially disrupt in-person learning. See below for guidance from the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment on required school immunizations.

Immunization Guidance - English

Immunization Guidance - Spanish

 

Fees

We have many students with outstanding fees. We have sent fee balance notices in the mail to all families. These funds are very important to PVMS and allow us to support learning opportunities for your students. 27J policy also outlines that students may not participate in extracurricular activities, including sports, if their fees are not paid. 

If your student has previously qualified for Free & Reduced Lunch you would have had some reduced or waived fees. Because meals are free for all students this year, many families did not complete this application. This application must be submitted in order to eligible program fees to be waived. Please visit this site to complete the application. 

 

Chromebook Repair Times & Replacement Cost

With both staffing and Chromebook shortages, we are struggling to keep Chromebooks in kid’s hands. Current repair times from Dell for hardware repairs are about 6-8 weeks. Please talk to your student about taking good care of their CBs to avoid being without them and facing damage or loss charges. Minor damage like missing keys is totally avoidable! 

All PVMS Students should have a working Chromebook by the end of this week. If you student does not have a CB at that time, please reach out to Assistant Principal Grace Bird at gbird@sd27j.net.

A reminder that students are responsible for their Chromebooks at all times! Students should not leave Chromebooks outside at recess or in the cafeteria unattended. The replacement fee for a lost Chromebook is $260! Students needing replacement chargers will be charged $30. 

 

Electronics

A reminder PVMS is not responsible for lost or stolen electronic items (phones, earbuds, gaming systems etc.) Students are not supposed to have these items at school as they are not conducive to the learning environment. We will use our redirect process as well as contact home if electronic devices are confiscated by our staff. Parents and or guardians will be asked to come to PVMS and retrieve the phone/earbuds etc. Please remind your TIGER that they are not to have these items at PVMS.

Since cell phones are prohibited while at school, we ask that you please direct any necessary communication to your students through our main office during school hours. Students caught texting during school hours, even if it is with a parent, will still have their phones confiscated.

Information about this and other student rules at PVMS can be found in our Student Handbook.