BUY TICKETS TODAY! Spaghetti Supper, Nov. 14th!

Pershing Middle School 
Spaghetti Supper & Fine Arts Showcase
Thursday, November 14, 2019 
6:00 to 8:00 p.m. 

Please save the date and join us for the Pershing Middle School Spaghetti Supper and Fine Arts Showcase on Thursday, November 14th. Dinner will be provided by Gugliani’s and will be $10 for dinner and a drink.  Bundtlets and Bundtinis from Nothing Bundt Cakes will be available for purchase!  Entertainment will be provided by very talented Pershing Middle School students.

To purchase dinner tickets, donate to class raffle items and participate in the 91st Anniversary Club, go online here or place payment and this order form in the PTO red box in the school foyer.  Prepaid dinner orders due by Nov 7th.

Volunteers spots are available for the night of the event for raffle ticket selling, dessert sales and check-in.
Your help is needed!
Please sign up using this link.

This event is an annual fundraiser for Pershing, which is celebrating 91 years of academic, fine arts, and athletic excellence. The Spaghetti Supper showcases amazing and entertaining fine arts at our neighborhood middle school. You will be impressed by the Pershing Fine Arts Department and glad you came.

Future Panda Opportunities

We welcome you to tour the campus to find out why Pershing could be the perfect fit for your 5th grader.  We have multiple opportunities to tour the campus:

*Every Thursday until December 5th (excluding Thanksgiving) at 1 PM
*Every Thursday from November 7th – December 5th (excluding Thanksgiving) at 9 AM
*Recruiting Coffee – November 12th at 8:45 AM

No RSVP necessary!

8th Grade Fall Fundraisers

The 8th grade fundraisers for this semester will be on November 8th and 22nd.

Snacks will be sold during all three lunch periods on November 8th.

Staff vs Student Volleyball Game on November 22nd.

Parent volunteers and donations are needed for both events.
All funds raised will go to the 8th grade activities planned for the kids during the Spring semester.  Please help our 8th grade students have a fun and successful end to their middle school adventure.  Use THIS link to volunteer and support our kids.

If you would like to help with a donation but are unable to purchase items, cash donations are accepted as well.  Please use PayPal: alimheath@gmail.com

Thank you,
Alison Heath and Ana Scafidi
8th Grade Fundraising Team

Garden Club Raffle

Win a Parent/Child Guided Fishing Trip for Four and Support the Pershing Garden!

Here’s your chance to go boat fishing for speckled trout, redfish and flounder with family or friends at an amazing price!  In honor of his late father, Mr. Coursey who started the Pershing Garden, “Captain” Coursey will be offering 2 fishing trips this fall/winter out of Sabine Lake/Ship Channel, just 1.5 hours away.  All proceeds will support the Pershing Garden as we develop plans to plant new fruit trees, create a pollinators’ garden and of course, purchase new seeds and seedlings for herbs and veggies.  Not only will this installation benefit students participating in the Pershing Garden Club, but also teachers who would like to extend learning to this outdoor classroom!

Purchase your tickets  HERE!  Individual tickets $25 each.  Buy 4, get 1 free!  $1200 VALUE!

Pershing Athletics

Last 8th Grade Football Game is TONIGHT
at 7PM at Butler Stadium.

Volleyball plays this week on Thursday, November 7th, at 5PM at Pershing.

PTO Calendar

There are so many good things going on at school!  Here is the current PTO calendar.  Some upcoming dates in particular that you should save the date for:

PTO Meeting: Tuesday, NOV 5, 6:30PM
Early Dismissal: Friday, NOV 8, 1:10
Recruiting Coffee: Tuesday, NOV 12, 8:45 AM
Fine Arts Showcase & Spaghetti Supper:  Thursday, NOV 14  6 – 8 PM

Birthday Marquee

PANDA BIRTHDAY WISHES ON THE MARQUEE!

YOUR STUDENT’S NAME IN LIGHTS!

Have your child’s name in lights on the Pershing Marquee located on Stella Link.  Birthday wishes will be posted the day before, day of and day after for all to celebrate.

$25 per Birthday Wish

Book your Birthday Wish today!

Form must be received one week in advance. All orders are online only!
Please fill out the the request form by clicking on the link!

Dance

Pershing Dance dept had a blast on their field trip to the Houston Ballet last week.  The group watched rehearsals, toured the facility, learned about the upcoming performance of Romeo & Juliet and enjoyed a lovely lunch in the park.

School Store

Monday – Thursday

     Morning: 8-8:30am
Lunch: 11:15am-12:45pm

Friday

     Morning: 8-8:30am
Lunch: 11:00am – 12:30pm

Grade level uniform colors are Gray for 6th, Red for 7th and Black for 8th.

Stay Connected!

If you haven’t already, make sure to sign up for grade level email lists and Facebook groups.  It is a great way to keep up with all that your class is doing this school year!

6th Grade Facebook group join here!

Still haven’t signed up for 6th Grade email list?  Sign up here!

7th Grade Facebook group join here!

Still haven’t signed up for 7th Grade email list?  Sign up here!

8th Grade Facebook group join here!

Still haven’t signed up for 8th Grade email list?  Sign up here!

Community Events

HSPVA Middle School Workshops coming up soon!

Dance  November 9, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Instrumental Music November 9, 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Click here for more information.

Gardening Club

Come join the Pershing Garden Club.

Volunteers meet on Tuesday/Thursday morning from 7:30-8:15am.
No gardening experience needed!
Contact Virginia Camerlo if you have any questions at camerloclan@gmail.com.