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5/23/19

Mindful Minute:  "Don't let yesterday take up too much of today."  Will Rogers

-To All Symphonic Orchestra Members:  Please check the lesson schedules hanging in your classrooms to see your scheduled lesson.  Today's lessons are groups E, F, G and H.

-Mrs. Roehrig would like to congratulate all of her 7th and 8th grade students who participated in the National French Exam.  POBMS French students did exceptionally well this year!

 

5/22/19

Mindful Minute:  "It's not whether you get knocked down, It's whether you get up."  Vince Lombardi

-Attention 5/6 Chorus - Part 1's meet tomorrow zero period.

 

5/21/19

Mindful Minute:  "The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing."  Walt Disney

-The Best Buddies Club will be hosting another fundraiser for our upcoming dance.  On Wednesday, May 22nd we will be having Pajama Day.  In order to participate and wear your pajamas (which must be school appropriate), PLEASE bring in $2.00 and give to your MAP teacher.

-Attention All Leo Club Members:  Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, May 22nd, during zero period in Room 201.

 

 

5/20/19

Mindful Minute:  "You are free to choose, but you are not free from the consequence of your choice."

-Attention 5/6 Chorus - Part 2's meet tomorrow zero period.

-Attention All Leo Club Members:  Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, May 22nd, during zero period in Room 201.

 

-The Best Buddies Club will be hosting another fundraiser for our upcoming dance.  On Wednesday, May 22nd we will be having Pajama Day.  In order to participate and wear your pajamas (which must be school appropriate), PLEASE bring in $2.00 and give to your MAP teacher.

 

5/17/19

Mindful Minute:  "A meaningful silence is always better than a meaningless word."

-Congratulations to all performers in the Spring Concerts.  They were excellent!

 

5/16/19

Mindful Minute:  "No poison can kill positive thinker.  No medicine can cure negative thinker."

-Reminder to those Math Olympiad students attending the field trip on Friday to meet in the lobby at 8:15 AM.

 

5/15/19

Mindful Minute:  "Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th."

-Reminder to those Math Olympiad students attending the field trip on Friday to meet in the lobby at 8:15 AM.

 

5/14/19

Mindful Minute:  "You will never know how truly strong you are until you reach a point where being strong is the only choice you have."

-Reminder to those Math Olympiad students attending the field trip on Friday to meet in the lobby at 8:15 AM.

-Attention All Leo Club Members:  Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, May 15, during zero period in Room 201.

-NYSSMA playing permits are available.  Please see your music teacher for your NYSSMA playing permit.

 

5/13/19

Mindful Minute:  "If you want something in your life you've never had, you'll have to do something you've never done."

-NYSSMA playing permits are available.  Please see your music teacher for your NYSSMA playing permit.

-Reminder to those Math Olympiad students attending the field trip on Friday to meet in the lobby at 8:15 AM.

-Attention All Leo Club Members:  Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, May 15, during zero period in Room 201.

 

 

 

5/10/19

Mindful Minute:  "Having a soft heart in a cruel world is courage, not weakness."

-Attention 5/6 Chorus - Full Chorus rehearsal on Monday, zero period.

-Do you love to read?  Do you want to like reading more?  Participate in the annual POBMS Book Talk event.  Complete the form and pick up your book in Room 214.  Join the fun activities after reading with a parent!

 

 

5/9/19

Mindful Minute:  "Be strong, but not rude.  Be kind, but not weak.  Be bold, but don't bully.  Be humble, but not timid.  Be confident, but not arrogant.

-Attention 5/6 Chorus - There will be a full chorus rehearsal tomorrow zero period.

-Do you love to read?  Do you want to like reading more?  Participate in the annual POBMS Book Talk event.  Complete the form and pick up your book in Room 214.  Join the fun activities after reading with a parent!

 

5/7/19

Mindful Minute:  "The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched, they are felt with the heart."  The Little Prince

-Lego Robotics Team Beta will be meeting tomorrow (Wednesday, May 8th) zero period.  This will be our last meeting of the year.  Please come to Room 309 before we go downstairs.

-Attention 5/6 Chorus - Members of the select "Evan Hansen" group will be meeting today, period 9.

-Do you love to read?  Do you want to like reading more?  Participate in the annual POBMS Book Talk event.  Complete the form and pick up your book in Room 214.  Join the fun activities after reading with a parent!

-Attention All Leo Club Members:  Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, May 8th in Room 201 during zero period.

-Congratulations to the Boys District 7/8 Grade Lacrosse Team on their victory against Woodland yesterday!  Go Hawks!

5/1/19

Mindful Minute:  "You'll never know if you can fly, unless you take the risk of falling.

-Do you love to read?  Do you want to like reading more?  Participate in the annual POBMS Book Talk event.  Complete the form and pick up your book in Room 214.  Join the fun activities after reading with a parent!

-Attention 5/6 Chorus - Part 1's meet tomorrow zero period.

-There is a Math Olympiads meeting on Friday, 9th period in Room 306!

 

4/30/18

Mindful Minute:  "The best way is always through."

-Newspaper!  Newspaper!  Newspaper!  We've been published!  Ask your MAP teacher to share our digital copy or grab one in the main office.  Happy Spring Edition.

-Any 7th or 8th graders who have played four sports, please see Mr. Rothman so you can fill out a form to get your award.

-There is a Math Olympiads meeting on Friday, 9th period in Room 306!

 

4/29/19

Mindful Minute:  "Life's a journey, not a race."

-Any 7th or 8th graders who have played four sports, please see Mr. Rothman so you can fill out a form to get your award.

-Attention 5/6 Chorus - Part 2's meet tomorrow zero period.  NYSSMA extra help Tuesday, Period 9.

-Newspaper!  Newspaper!  Newspaper!  We've been published!  Ask your MAP teacher to share our digital copy or grab one in the main office.  Happy Spring Edition.

-There is a Math Olympiads meeting on Friday, 9th period in Room 306!

-Caps for Cash:  The Best Buddies Club will be having a fundraiser on Tuesday, April 30th.  In order to support Best Buddies, students and staff can pay one dollar to wear a hat during school tomorrow.  Please make sure your hats are appropriate.  If you choose to wear a hat, please give your $1.00 to your MAP teacher.  You can still donate a dollar even if you choose not to wear a hat!.

 

 

4/18/19

Mindful Minute:  "Just as a snake sheds it's skin, we must shed our past over and over again."

-Any 7th or 8th graders who have played four sports, please see Mr. Rothman so you can fill out a form to get your award.

-Boys and girls track practice is cancelled for today.

-Attention all 8th graders.  Your quotes for the yearbook are due today.  Your math teachers will give you the link to access the google forms.  If you have any questions, please see Ms. Khan or Ms. Ham.

-Newspaper, Newspaper, Newspaper! We've been published!  Ask your MAP teacher to share our digital copy or grab one in the main office.  Happy Spring Edition!

-The PTA is taking orders for potted plants, flats, hanging baskets, vegetables, herbs and other plants.  There will be no in-school sale this year.  The plant sale will be pre-order only.  The forms are in the Main Office and all orders must be placed in the PTA mailbox today.

4/16/19

Mindful Minute:  "Our own worst enemy cannot harm us as much as our unwise thoughts.  No one can help us as much as our own compassionate thoughts."

-Best Buddies will be meeting zero period on Wednesday, April 17th in the cafeteria.  We look forward to seeing you all.

-The PTA is taking orders for potted plants, flats, hanging baskets, vegetables, herbs and other plants.  There will be no in-school sale this year.  The plant sale will be pre-order only.

-Attention all Leo Club Members:  Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, April 17th during zero period in Room 201.

 

4/15/19

-Mindful Minute:  "Respond; don’t react.  Listen; don't talk.  Think; don't assume."

-Attention all Leo Club Members:  Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, April 17th during zero period in Room 201.

-The PTA is taking orders for potted plants, flats, hanging baskets, vegetables, herbs and other plants.  There will be no in-school sale this year.  The plant sale will be pre-order only.

-Attention 5/6 Chorus - Part 2's meet tomorrow zero period.

 

 4/12/19

Mindful Minute:  "Your life is your story.  Write it well.  Edit often."

-The PTA is taking orders for potted plants, flats, hanging baskets, vegetables, herbs and other plants.  There will be no in-school sale this year.  The plant sale will be pre-order only.

-Attention all POB students and staff:  Our food drive will be going on until Monday, April 15th.  The donation barrel is located near the main office.  Please help us collect as much food as we can!

 

4/10/19

Mindful Minute:  "Hatred never ceases by hatred; it only ceases by love.  This is a timeless truth."

-Attention All POB students and staff - Our food drive will be going on until Monday, April 15th.  The donation barrel is located near the Main Office.  Please help us collect as much food as we can!

-Attention 5/6 Chorus - Part 1's meet tomorrow and Friday, zero period.

-There will be a very important SOS meeting on Friday, April 12th at the beginning of 5th period.  We will be taking our group picture. See you there.

-Day of Silence permission slips are due Wednesday, April 10th, to room 319.  Let's raise awareness for LGBT related bullying.

-Attention all 8th graders involved in the HS Mentor Program.  We will be meeting for the 1st time this Wednesday April 10th, in the Library, Period 9.  See you there!

 

4/9/19

Mindful Minute:  "In today's rush we all think too much - seek too much - want too much - and forget about the joy of just being."

-Chess Club will meet in Room 204, zero period, on Wednesday.

-Attention all Leo Club Members:  Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, April 10, during zero period in Room 201.

-Attention all 8th graders involved in the HS Mentor Program.  We will be meeting for the 1st time this Wednesday April 10th, in the Library, Period 9.  See you there!

-Attention All POB students and staff - Our food drive will be going on until Monday, April 15th.  The donation barrel is located near the Main Office.  Please help us collect as much food as we can!

-Day of Silence permission slips are due Wednesday, April 10th, to room 319.  Let's raise awareness for LGBT related bullying.

 

4/8/19

Mindful Minute:  "If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul."

-Day of Silence permission slips are due Wednesday, April 10th to Room 319.  Let' raise awareness for LGBT-related bullying.

-Attention all Leo Club Members:  Our next meeting will be on April 10th, Wednesday, during zero period in Room 201.

-Attention 5/6 Chorus, Part 2's meet tomorrow, zero period.

-The library will be closed during 9th period on the following days this week:  Wednesday 4/10, Friday 4/12

 

4/4/19

-Attention Piano NYSSMA students.  Your Piano NYSSMA scores are in.  Please see your music teacher to get your NYSSMA forms.

-On Friday, April 12th, POBMS is participating in the Day of Silence for LGBT-related bullying.  If you're interested in signing up, please see Ms. Sgroi by Wednesday, April 10th.

-POBMS is combining the love of reading to the exciting NCAA Basketball Tournament!  Last week we concluded Championship round for the winning book in the POB Library.  As a school, on Friday, April 5th wear your favorite College T-Shirt/NCAA Shirt or POB Gear to represent a love of sports and kick off your favorite book to show our love of reading.

-There will be a Math Olympiads competition on Friday, April 5th, in Room 306 during period 9.  Good Luck!

 

 

4/2/19

Mindful Minute:  "Your life is your story.  Write it well.  Edit often."

-Attention All Leo Club Members:  Our next meeting will be on April 10th during zero period in Room 201.

-There will be a Math Olympiads competition on Friday, April 5th, in Room 306 during period 9.  Good Luck!

-POBMS is combining the love of reading to the exciting NCAA Basketball Tournament!  Last week we concluded Championship round for the winning book in the POB Library.  As a school, on Friday, April 5th wear your favorite College T-Shirt/NCAA Shirt or POB Gear to represent a love of sports and kick off your favorite book to show our love of reading.

-On Friday, April 12th, POBMS is participating in the Day of Silence for LGBT-related bullying.  If you're interested in signing up, please see Ms. Sgroi by Wednesday, April 10th.

 

3/29/19

Mindful Minute:  "Sometimes when things are falling apart, they may actually be falling into place."

-Spring Sports begin this Monday, April 1st.  All students who would like to participate need to have clearance forms signed by the nurse no later than this Friday, March 29th.  See the nurse today if you need a physical done by the school doctor.

-Congratulations to the girls 8th grade Basketball team who defeated Arch Rival Mattlin by a score of 39-29

-Don't forget to visit the library webpage and vote for your favorite book in round 4 of Library March Madness.  The final two books are Smile and Perry Jackson:  Lightning Thief.  Sunday is the last day to vote so go online and make sure your favorite book is the winner!