PTSA Weekly Newsletter 5.12.19

Thank you to our PHMS families for showing our teachers how much they are loved during Teacher Appreciation Week. Congratulations to the cast and crew of Grease. The show was amazing! Also a big thanks to everyone who came out to Family Night to support PHMS. Our next Family Night is Moe’s at Brier Creek on June 3rd. Put it on your calendar now!

Upcoming events you do not want to miss:

May 21 - General PTSA Meeting at 6pm, immediately preceding the Spring Band Concert. The concert will begin at 6:30pm. Please arrive early to elect our 2019-2020 officers and to get a good seat.

Proposed 2019-2020 PTSA Officers to be elected:

President - Kenneth Lesher

Vice President - Melissa Hoffman

Secretary - Nancy Johndrow

Treasurer - Dawn Cain

May 31 - 8th Grade Dance 6-9pm. More information to follow regarding tickets and volunteer sign up. Eighth grade students are expected to return OVERDUE Pine Hollow library books before purchasing their 8th grade dance ticket. They should have a 'zero balance' on their library account before moving on to high school. Through the month of May, eighth grade students will regularly receive overdue notices detailing overdue book title(s) and the cost for replacement if a book is lost. These overdue materials should be returned or paid for if lost as soon as possible. If you have any questions about overdue library materials your student has checked out, please email Kristen Ziller, library media specialist (

Proctors Needed! EOG/EOC/NCFE testing is just around the corner. Proctors are needed the weeks of May 21st for Track 1 and June 17th for Tracks 2, 3 and 4 testing. Sign up here!

PHMS Community Reads - Dystopian Choice

Our final Community Reads selection this school year is reader's choice! PHMS students, staff, parents, neighbors, siblings, and friends are encouraged to select a dystopian science fiction novel of their choice to read (think Hunger Games, Divergent, Legend, and similar titles). Then, on Thursday, May 30th and Tuesday, June 25th, participants will gather during lunch periods in the PHMS Library to share their selections with each other through dystopian-related discussion prompts. Please RSVP that you'll be attending. If you have any questions, contact Kristen Ziller, Library Media Specialist ( or Mr. Hutchinson, 6th grade Social Studies teacher ( 

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