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5/22/15 
-Attention Talent Show Performers - There will be a mandatory rehearsal today during 9th period in the auditorium.  All must attend.
-Congratulations to the girls Lacrosse team on back to back wins.  They defeated Finley w/ a score of 13-3 and came back from down 3 goals to beat Hicksvillle 8-7.  Come down and root for them this afternoon as they look to continue their undefeated record against Island Trees on the HS turf field. 
Congratulations are in order to the Girls' Tennis Team.  We are undefeated and only have two matches left in our season.  Keep up the fantastic work and best of luck for your remaining season! 
-Please note that POBMS will be Promoting Positivity during the week of June 1 - 4! During this week, students and staff can look forward to encouraging morning announcements, flyers and fun MAP activities to help us end our school year on a positive note. Students will also be asked to contribute to a Positivity Board by the cafeteria, where they can post compliments and positive messages to each other. On June 4th, all students will be encouraged to participate in an event during their Rec period called Dissolving Negativity. This event will be run by a small group of 7th grade students. Please stop by and see Mrs. Ok for more details.   
-Battle of the Books participants should submit their questions to Ms. Tellone today.
-Thank you to all the Leo Club members who worked and donated items to our sale yesterday!  You should be extremely proud of yourselves for your generosity.  We raised over $100.00 that will be donated to the Golden Retriever Rescue!  Our friend Cody who was at the sale barks a big thank you! 
 
 
5/20/15
-To All Symphonic Orchestra Members - Please bring two pencils to zero period orchestra tomorrow, Thursday.  We will meet in the cafeteria. 
-Please note that POBMS will be Promoting Positivity during the week of June 1 - 4! During this week, students and staff can look forward to encouraging morning announcements, flyers and fun MAP activities to help us end our school year on a positive note. Students will also be asked to contribute to a Positivity Board by the cafeteria, where they can post compliments and positive messages to each other. On June 4th, all students will be encouraged to participate in an event during their Rec period called Dissolving Negativity. This event will be run by a small group of 7th grade students. Please stop by and see Mrs. Ok for more details.  
-Mrs. Campana's MAP group is raffling off a $20 STEAM gift card and two $10 gift cards will be raffled off on Thursday, May 21.  Tickets are $1.00 each.  Come to room 300 for your chance to win.  All proceeds will go to the American Diabetes Association.  n
-Attention 7/8 Choir members going to Six Flags:  There is a mandatory rehearsal Wednesday in the Auditorium from 5:30 - 7:00.  See you there. 
 
5/19/15
-Good Morning!  This is a reminder that Ms. Quattrocchi and Mrs. Winick's MAP groups will be having a Donut Sale this afternoon during 9th period.  The money raised will go to Sunrise Day Camp and help children who have cancer go to day camp this summer.  Please meet us by the gym and buy a donut for $2.00 to support a great cause!!
-Attention 7/8 Choir members going to Six Flags:  There is a mandatory rehearsal Wednesday in the Auditorium from 5:30 - 7:00.  See you there. 
-Congratulations to the girls Lacrosse team on their third straight win of the season.  They held off Cold Spring Harbor in the fourth quarter and was able to win the game with a score of 13 - 9.  Keep u 
-Please note that POBMS will be Promoting Positivity during the week of June 1 - 4! During this week, students and staff can look forward to encouraging morning announcements, flyers and fun MAP activities to help us end our school year on a positive note. Students will also be asked to contribute to a Positivity Board by the cafeteria, where they can post compliments and positive messages to each other. On June 4th, all students will be encouraged to participate in an event during their Rec period called Dissolving Negativity. This event will be run by a small group of 7th grade students. Please stop by and see Mrs. Ok for more details. 
-Attention Talent Show Performers - There will be a mandatory rehearsal on Friday, during 9th period in the auditorium.  All must attend.
-Attention POB Students and Staff:  We will be having a sale on Thursday, May 21st during 9th period in the Main Lobby.  All the money that is raised will be donated to the Golden Retriever Rescue.  One of the dogs will be here helping with the sale!
-Mrs. Campana's MAP group is raffling off a $20 STEAM gift card and two $10 gift cards will be raffled off on Thursday, May 21.  Tickets are $1.00 each.  Come to room 300 for your chance to win.  All proceeds will go to the American Diabetes Association.  
 
 
5/18/15
-Please note that POBMS will be Promoting Positivity during the week of June 1 - 4! During this week, students and staff can look forward to encouraging morning announcements, flyers and fun MAP activities to help us end our school year on a positive note. Students will also be asked to contribute to a Positivity Board by the cafeteria, where they can post compliments and positive messages to each other. On June 4th, all students will be encouraged to participate in an event during their Rec period called Dissolving Negativity. This event will be run by a small group of 7th grade students. Please stop by and see Mrs. Ok for more details. 
-Attention Talent Show Performers - There will be a mandatory rehearsal on Friday, during 9th period in the auditorium.  All must attend.
-Attention POB Students and Staff:  We will be having a sale on Thursday, May 21st during 9th period in the Main Lobby.  All the money that is raised will be donated to the Golden Retriever Rescue.  One of the dogs will be here helping with the sale!
 
 
5/15/15
-For all students in the Poetry Club, there will be a meeting today in Mr. Reinbold's Room 325.  Please try to be there.
-Attention 5/6 Chorus - Full chorus zero period on Monday.  Wear your tee-shirts - Concert is Monday!
-The Jazz Club Dress Rehearsal is today periods 7, 8, & 9 in the auditorium.
-Pay It Forward ices sale in Main Lobby.  Assorted snacks, too!  All items $1.00 to raise money for new filtered school water fountain. 
-Mrs. Campana's MAP group is raffling off a $20 STEAM gift card and two $10 gift cards will be raffled off on Thursday, May 21.  Tickets are $1.00 each.  Come to room 300 for your chance to win.  All proceeds will go to the American Diabetes Association.
-Student Council will meet on Monday, May 18th, zero period.  This is a mandatory meeting for all members. 
 
5/14/15
-Mrs. Campana's MAP group is raffling off a $20 STEAM gift card and two $10 gift cards will be raffled off on Thursday, May 21.  Tickets are $1.00 each.  Come to room 300 for your chance to win.  All proceeds will go to the American Diabetes Association.
-Congratulations to the Girls' Lacrosse team on their win against Clarke.  The girls played an outstanding game and won by a score of 15 - 5.  Next up is Cold Spring Harbor as we look to continue our ;undefeated season....Good Job Girls!!! 
-Student Council will meet on Monday, May 18th, zero period.  This is a mandatory meeting for all members.
 
5/12/15
-Boys' Lacrosse Site Change - Now at Carle Place HS Turf Field. 
-Ms. Quattrocchi will be having a pizza sale 9th period today in Main Lobby.
-Attention all Leo Club Members:  Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, May 13th during zero period in Room 204.
-This Wednesday is our next Mentor/Mentee match up day - Period 9 in the Library.  Any questions, please see Mrs. Petrsoric in Guidance.
-To All School Store Workers - This is week 2.  If you are scheduled to work week 2, please arrive on time.  If you cannot make your shift or have any questions, please see Mr. O'Sullivan in Room 316.  
-Attention All Debate Club Members:  The Debate Club will hold its next meeting this Wednesday during zero period in Room 316. 
-Mrs. Campana's MAP group is raffling off a $20 STEAM gift card and two $10 gift cards will be raffled off on Thursday, May 21.  Tickets are $1.00 each.  Come to room 300 for your chance to win.  All proceeds will go to the American Diabetes Association.
-Track practice will be at the High School - take the late shuttle this afternoon.  Please inform your parents you need to get picked up in the front circle of the high school after practice. 
 
 
5/11/15
-Attention all Leo Club Members:  Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, May 13th during zero period in Room 204.
-Due to the 7th * 8th grade concert this week, the Jazz Club rehearsal will be tonight at 7:30.
-To All School Store Workers - This is week 2.  If you are scheduled to work week 2, please arrive on time.  If you cannot make your shift or have any questions, please see Mr. O'Sullivan in Room 316.  
-Attention All Debate Club Members:  The Debate Club will hold its next meeting this Wednesday during zero period in Room 316. 
Attention 5/6 Chorus - Part 2's meet tomorrow.  Full chorus on Thursday and Friday.  Soloists - see Mrs. McCumiskey.
 
5/8/15
Congratulations to the Girls LaCrosse team on their win against Jericho with a combined effort they were able to win their first game of the season with a score of 14 - 6.  Keep up the hard work. 
-Jazz Club Brass Sectional 9th period.  All other instruments are encouraged to attend.  Due to the concert next week, the Jaz  Club rehearsal will be Monday Night at 7:30. 
-Attention all Leo Club Members:  Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, May 13th during zero period in Room 204. 
-Student Council will meet on Monday, May 11th during zero period in the Library.
 
 
5/7/15
-Tomorrow will be the last day for the PTA Plant Sale.  Plants can be purchased during lunch and rec.  8th Graders can purchase their plants duiring MAP and we will hold them until you get back from the field trip.
-Attention all Leo Club Members:  Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, May 13th during zero period in Room 204.
-Attention All 6th Graders - Come on down to the School Store to purchase your tri-fold boards for the Science Fair in a couple of weeks .  The boards cost $4.50 and we have plenty of them so don't miss out!
-To All Students:  If you are interested in working in the School Store for the fourth quarter, please see Mr. O'Sullivan in Room 316 for a permission slip.  We have many slots open right now. 
-To All School Store Workers :  This is week 1.  If you are scheduled to work week 1, please arrive on time.
-All Stock Market Club Members:  The Stock Market Club will hold it final meeting and pizza party this Friday, May 8, during period 9 in Room 226.  At that time, we will review the standings for the game for the year and see if the POB Anacondas have held onto their lead and won the entire contest for the region! 
  
 
 
5/6/15
-Attention 5/6 Chorus - There will be a full chorus rehearsal tomorrow zero period.  Please be there on time. 
-Attention all Leo Club Members:  Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, May 13th during zero period in Room 204.
-Attention All 6th Graders - Come on down to the School Store to purchase your tri-fold boards for the Science Fair in a couple of weeks .  The boards cost $4.50 and we have plenty of them so don't miss out!
-To All Students:  If you are interested in working in the School Store for the fourth quarter, please see Mr. O'Sullivan in Room 316 for a permission slip.  We have many slots open right now. 
-To All School Store Workers :  This is week 1.  If you are scheduled to work week 1, please arrive on time.
-All Stock Market Club Members:  The Stock Market Club will hold it final meeting and pizza party this Friday, May 8, during period 9 in Room 226.  At that time, we will review the standings for the game for the year and see if the POB Anacondas have held onto their lead and won the entire contest for the region! 
 
5/5/15
-Attention all Leo Club Members:  Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, May 13th during zero period in Room 204.
-For all Participants of Battle of the Books.  There will be a meeting in the Library 9th period today. 
-Attention All 6th Graders - Come on down to the School Store to purchase your tri-fold boards for the Science Fair in a couple of weeks .  The boards cost $4.50 and we have plenty of them so don't miss out!
-To All Students:  If you are interested in working in the School Store for the fourth quarter, please see Mr. O'Sullivan in Room 316 for a permission slip.  We have many slots open right now. 
-To All School Store Workers :  This is week 1.  If you are scheduled to work week 1, please arrive on time.
-To All Debate Club Members:  The Debate Club will hold its next meeting this Wednesday, May 6th.  Please arrive on time.
-All Stock Market Club Members:  The Stock Market Club will hold it final meeting and pizza party this Friday, May 8, during period 9 in Room 226.  At that time, we will review the standings for the game for the year and see if the POB Anacondas have held onto their lead and won the entire contest for the region! 
 
5/4/15
-Attention 5/6 Chorus - Part 2's meet tomorrow zero period.  All soloists please see me today, briefly, at MAP or any other time.  Please pick up your NYSSMA sheets/playing permits if you haven't done so yet. 
-Attention All 6th Graders - Come on down to the School Store to purchase your tri-fold boards for the Science Fair in a couple of weeks .  The boards cost $4.50 and we have plenty of them so don't miss out!
-To All Students:  If you are interested in working in the School Store for the fourth quarter, please see Mr. O'Sullivan in Room 316 for a permission slip.  We have many slots open right now. 
-To All School Store Workers :  This is week 1.  If you are scheduled to work week 1, please arrive on time.
-To All Debate Club Members:  The Debate Club will hold its next meeting this Wednesday, May 6th.  Please arrive on time.
-All Stock Market Club Members:  The Stock Market Club will hold it final meeting and pizza party this Friday, May 8, during period 9 in Room 226.  At that time, we will review the standings for the game for the year and see if the POB Anacondas have held onto their lead and won the entire contest for the region! 
 
5/1/15
May is Physical Fitness Month - Many athletes compete in triathalons to stay fit.  The word triathalon has the prefix "tri" in it, which means three.  The three events are:  Biking, Swimming and Running.  The Ironman Triathalon consists of biking 100 miles, swimming 1.5 miles and running 26.2 miles.
-Student Council will meet on Monday, May 4th during zero period, in the library.  Please join us as we will be having a guest speaker talk about Relay for Life.  
-Today is the last day to audition for the talent show.  Please check the flyers for times and locations. 
-There is no Math Olympiads today.  Our next meeting will be next Friday, May 8th during 9th period.
-Any 7th or 8th grade student who participated on 4 sport teams this year, please see Mr. Buck to fill out the 4-Sport-Award form. 
 
4/30/15
-Today and Today Only:  Period 9 in the Library open mic Poetry Hour.  Share your favorite Poem.... Refreshments for all participants. 
-Attention 5/6 Chorus, full rehearsal and field trip tomorrow zero period - Wear Tee Shirts!
-Book Fair will be Thursday and Friday of this week.  Come pick up a new book!  Everyone will visit the Book Fair during their lunch.  ***  Parents:  We need some help with the Book Fair.  Please email Adrianna Bartolotta:  adriana7@optonline.net.***
-There will be a Fantasy Baseball meeting on Friday morning zero period in Room 308.
-Talent Show auditions are being held this week.  Please check the flyer for audition times, dates and locations.
-Any 7th or 8th grade student who participated on 4 sport teams this year, please see Mr. Buck to fill out the 4-Sport-Award form. 
 
4/29/15
-7/8th Grade Band students who are involved in tonight's solo concert, please remember to report to the band room for warm up around 6:30PM.  The concert begins at 7PM.  See you there!  
-Battle of the Books is coming now.!  If you want to be a part of the fun, come for an informational meeting today,  Wednesday, period 9 in the Library.
-Pay It Forward Snack/Ices Sale, period 9, Wednesday, April 29th.
-Attention 5/6 Chorus - Part 1's meet tomorrow zero period. 
-Any 7th or 8th grade student who participated on 4 sport teams this year, please see Mr. Buck to fill out the 4-Sport-Award form. 
 
 
 
4/28/15
-There will be a Fantasy Baseball meeting on Friday morning zero period in Room 308.
-Talent Show auditions are being held this week.  Please check the flyer for audition times, dates and locations.
-Battle of the Books is coming now.!  If you want to be a part of the fun, come for an informational meeting either today or Wednesday, period 9 in the Library.
-Pay It Forward Snack/Ices Sale, period 9, Wednesday, April 29th.
-Attention All Leo Club Members - We will be meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, during zero period in Room 204.  
-There are no 6th Grade Intramurals this week, Wednesday, zero period. 
-Book Fair will be Thursday and Friday of this week.  Come pick up a new book!  Everyone will visit the Book Fair during their lunch.  ***  Parents:  We need some help with the Book Fair.  Please email Adrianna Bartolotta:  adriana7@optonline.net.***
-To All School Store Workers:  This is week 2.  If you are scheduled to work week 2, please arrive on time.  If you cannot make your shift or have any questions, please see Mr. O'Sullivan in Room 316.
-Attention All Debate Club Members: The Debate Club will hold its next meeting this Wednesday, April 29.  We will be debating at that time so all members must come prepared to begin right away.
-All Stock Market Club Members:  The stock Market Club will meet this Friday, May 1st during period 9 in Room 226.  Please arrive on time.  If you cannot make it or if you have any questions, please see Mr. O'Sullivan in Room  316.
-Any 7th or 8th grade student who participated on 4 sport teams this year, please see Mr. Buck to fill out the 4-Sport-Award form. 
 
4/23/15
-There is a Math Olympiad meeting this Friday, April 24th.  We will be meeting in Room 205 during 9th period.  See you there!` 
-Attention all Leo Club Members:  Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, April 29 in Room 204 during zero period.
 
4/22/15
-Attention All 8th Grade Students Involved in the Mentor Program:  Reminder today is our first mentor/mentee program.  Meet in the Library Period 9 today.  See you there!
-The Jazz Club rehearsal tonight will take place in the cafeteria.
-Attention All Leo Club Members:  Our next meeting will be on April 29th - next Wednesday in Room 204 during zero period.
-So you think you've got talent?  If you are interested in trying out for the POBMS Talent Show, please check the flyers posted around the school for audition dates, times and room numbers.  Auditions begin next week on Monday, April 27th.
-To All School Store Workers - This is week 1.  If you are scheduled to work week 1, please arrive on time.  If you cannot make your shift or have any questions, please see Mr. O'Sullivan.
-Attention All Debate Club Members - The Debate Club will not meet this week due to the Math Assessment.  We will hold our next meeting on Wednesday, April 29th during zero period in Room 316.  All members must attend as we hold out second Debate about 6th graders playing on 7th and 8th grade sports teams.
 
4/20/15
So you think you've got talent?  If you are interested in trying out for the POBMS Talent Show, please check the flyers posted around the school for audition dates, times and room numbers.  Auditions begin next week on Monday, April 27th.
-Attention 5/6 Chorus - Part 2's meet tomorrow zero period.  
-To All School Store Workers - This is week 1.  If you are scheduled to work week 1, please arrive on time.  If you cannot make your shift or have any questions, please see Mr. O'Sullivan.
-Attention All Debate Club Members - The Debate Club will not meet this week due to the Math Assessment.  We will hold our next meeting on Wednesday, April 29th during zero period in Room 316.  All members must attend as we hold out second Debate about 6th graders playing on 7th and 8th grade sports teams.
 
4/17/15 
-Final Yearbook meeting will be held today during 9th period.  See you there!
April is Jazz Appreciation Month.  Jazz, born in America, is celebrated worldwide.  Your Jazz Club carries on the tradition.  Rhythm Sectional this afternoon, 9th period.
-Girls 7th and 8th tennis practice will be indoors from 3:50 - 4:30 today.
-Kids Connection will be meeting on Friday, April 17th, during ninth period in Mrs. Rubin's classroom.  If you are interested in making new friends, playing games, and socializing with others, please come to room 322 on Friday, April 17th.  We hope to
see you there. 
-There will be NO Math Olympiads today.  Our meeting will be rescheduled for next Friday, April 24th, during 9th period.  See you there! 
Next Wednesday, April 22nd is Earth Day.  Did you know that the average middle school produces 67 pounds of trash each day?  And 40,000 pounds a year? Gross.  On Earth Day we would like to participate in a "No-Waste Day"  Bring in your l lunch with reusable containers in an effort to minimize waste.  As a challenge, we will weigh the garbage on Tuesday and Wednesday and see if  POB can reduce its waste. 
 
 
 
4/16/15
Next Wednesday, April 22nd is Earth Day.  Did you know that the average middle school produces 67 pounds of trash each day?  And 40,000 pounds a year? Gross.  On Earth Day we would like to participate in a "No-Waste Day"  Bring in your l lunch with reusable containers in an effort to minimize waste.  As a challenge, we will weigh the garbage on Tuesday and Wednesday and see if  POB can reduce its waste.
-The POB JFK Wrestling Program will be hosting Open Mats.  Come and learn how to wrestle from collegiate, All County, ad world team level coaches.  Training will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at MMS from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM.  All students are welcomed to attend at no charge.
-Final Yearbook Club meeting will be held this Friday during 9th period.  See you there!
-To All School Store Workers.  This is week 2.  If you are scheduled to work 2, please arrive on time.  If you cannot make your shift or have any questions, please see Mr. O'Sullivan in Room 316.
-Attention All Debate Club Members:  The Debate Club will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, April 29th, after the ELA and Math Assessments are over.  We will be debating at that time so all members must come prepared to begin right away.  
-All Stock Market Club Members - The Stock Market Club willmeet this Friday, April 17, during period 9 in Room 226.  Please arrive on time.  If you cannot make it or if you have any questions, please see Mr. O'Sullivan in Room 316. 
-Kids Connection will be meeting on Friday, April 17th, during ninth period in Mrs. Rubin's classroom.  If you are interested in making new friends, playing games, and socializing with others, please come to room 322 on Friday, April 17th.  We hope to
see you there. 
 
4/15/15
-Final Yearbook Club meeting will be held this Friday during 9th period.  See you there!
-Attention 5/6 Chorus - Part 1's meet tomorrow zero period.  Please attend.
-To All School Store Workers.  This is week 2.  If you are scheduled to work 2, please arrive on time.  If you cannot make your shift or have any questions, please see Mr. O'Sullivan in Room 316.
-Attention All Debate Club Members:  The Debate Club will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, April 29th, after the ELA and Math Assessments are over.  We will be debating at that time so all members must come prepared to begin right away.  
-All Stock Market Club Members - The Stock Market Club willmeet this Friday, April 17, during period 9 in Room 226.  Please arrive on time.  If you cannot make it or if you have any questions, please see Mr. O'Sullivan in Room 316. 
-Kids Connection will be meeting on Friday, April 17th, during ninth period in Mrs. Rubin's classroom.  If you are interested in making new friends, playing games, and socializing with others, please come to room 322 on Friday, April 17th.  We hope to see you there! 
-Jazz Club rehearsal tonight at 7:30 PM.