Questions? Email pcmsquestions@gmail.com

All DeKalb County schools will be CLOSED  Friday January 19, 2018 due to inclement weather

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DHS High School Registration Step 2

Step 1 of high school registration for rising 9th graders

was on Thursday, December 7 at the Dunwoody High School Auditorium. 

 

Step 2 of high school registration is at 9:30 am in the PCMS Cafeteria.  Registration is divided up by team. 

 

Team Moss (STEM) on Tuesday, January 9

Team Burdette on Wednesday, January 10

Team Gazzola on Thursday, January 11

Team Posey on Wednesday, January 17

Team Nuttall on Thursday, January 18

 

Click here for Spanish version of this information. 


Second Semester Schedules

All students will receive new schedules when they return from the winter break.  Due to enrollment numbers and meeting FTE (Full Time Equivalent) guidelines, some schedules may have changes. We will do our best to minimize them. For further questions, please contact your child's counselor.

 

6th grade - Mr. Anthony 678-676-7727

7th grade - Ms. Ringler  678-676-7729

8th grade - Mrs. Poh 678-676-7728


Chromebooks to be distributed January 17

Parents - Follow these instructions to register your child for a District Chromebook.  For a downloadable copy (PDF) of these instructions, click here

  1. Sign up
  2. Pay for insurance
    • Enter the required information only. Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).
    • Pay the $20 and keep your payment confirmation.
    • Note: The $20 payment is per student, so please make sure you enter payments for each student separately. 
  3. You're all set!
    • Your child is ready to receive their laptop. Remeber to keep track of the date for your school's deployment so that you know what day your child is expected to receive their device.   -Enjoy!

Dates to Remember:

  • Friday, January 12, 2018 - Deadline for online payments.
  • Wednesday, January 17, 2018 8am to 7pm - Distribution of Chromebooks to students who have paid the mandatory insurance.

UPDATE Baseball Try Outs 

Calling 7th and 8th grade baseball players!  Baseball Tryouts are cancelled for Wednesday January 17 and Thursday January 18.  There is now a MANDATORY try-out on Saturday January 20 at 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm at the Dunwoody High School baseball fields.  Saturday allows the Coaches to get in quality tryouts.  If your child has a conflict, and absolutely cannot make Saturday, please email Kimi Lenertz.

 


Peachtree Track & Field Begins Thur, Jan 18

Practices will be held Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 4:15 - 5:30 pm.  Meet on the track after all buses are called. To practice, you MUST have a DeKalb County physical. (If you competed in a Fall/Winter sport, you CAN use a copy of that physical.) Be sure to dress accordingly based upon the weather and bring water.  The dues for the 2018 season are $160. For more information see Coach Savage (Boys) & Coach Henley (Girls). Click here for the physical form.


Home Depot bring STEM in the form of a birdhouse

On December 15, 2017 PCMS STEM Strategic Partner Home Depot visited with Ms. Crowder’s eighth grade science classes and Ms. Newton’s seventh grade art classes to build birdhouses. Students were given a range of materials and instructions for the build. “This activity was a way to support the standards we are covering about the transfers and forces of energy.”, commented Ms. Crowder.  Click here to continue reading.


Rising 6th Grader Coffee

The Rising 6th Grader Coffee has been rescheduled from January 16 to January 23 at 9:00 am.


Boys & Girls Soccer

Soccer tryouts are coming up!  Tryouts are open for all grades.

  • PCMS Girls' soccer tryouts are scheduled for January 23 and 24 (4:30 pm – 6:00 pm).  Check in at 4:15 pm in the PCMS gym.   For questions, contact Eric Goldstein.
  • PCMS Boys' soccer:  There is an informational meeting on January 19 at 8:00 am in the PCMS Media Center.  Boys' tryouts will be held on January 25 and 26.  For questions, contact John Callahan.

Players must attend both days of tryouts and a completed DeKalb County Physical Form is a must!  The requirements are the same for boys and girls. 


     Dunwoody Cluster Schools "Meet and Greet" January 24 6:30 pm at DHS

Parents and the community are invited to meet our Dunwoody School Cluster Leadership on Wednesday, January 24 at 6:30 pm in the DHS Media Center. DeKalb County School District Regional Superintendent & Regional Cabinet that supports Dunwoody Cluster schools will be there as well as Ms. Sherry Johnson, newly named Regional Superintendent and her Region 1 Team. Meet your Dunwoody Cluster Principals from DHS, PCMS, Austin, Chesnut, DES, Hightower, Kingsley, & Vanderlyn! Learn more about our local schools and new efforts to strengthen collaboration amongst schools in the Dunwoody Cluster. 

Sponsored by Peachtree Gateway Council on Schools: Your Region 1 Parent Council. Follow us on Facebook for info about Region 1 schools. 


2018 Legislative Update Friday, January 26 9:00 am

Emory Lavista Parent & Peachtree Gateway Council on Schools Invite You to Henderson Middle School, located at 2830 Henderson Mill Road, Atlanta 30341 on January 26 at 9:00 am to join our State House & Senate representatives as they brief us on the education-related topics anticipated to be dealt with during the 2018 legislative session. Distinguished panel to include: Rep. Michelle Hanson, Rep. Scott Holcomb, Senator Fran Millar, Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver, Senator Elena Parent and Rep. Tom Taylor.


PCMS Fabulous Friday Staff Breakfast

It is time for our final Fabulous Friday Breakfast for our PCMS Faculty and Staff of the school year. This breakfast will take place during a monthly staff meeting on Friday, February 2. Donations will need to be delivered to the PCMS Media Centerbetween 7:15-7:30am. Please consider donating your time and cooking to say "thank you" to our wonderful PCMS faculty and staff. This is an opportunity to also earn hours towards your family's PCMS Charter volunteer requirement. To donate, Click here.  On behalf of the PCMS Faculty and Staff, thank you in advance!


Monthly DHS School Tours

Rising DHS Freshman and families - Did you miss the chance to tour at Course Selection Night? Do you want to check out your new high school and see where things are and what it's like?  You are in luck!  Dunwoody High School is hosting a series of guided tours to give you a chance to explore your new school home and ask questions.   We know you are excited about high school, and we would love to show you around.

 

Learn more and sign up 


P.E. Uniform Sales - Update from the P.E. Department

Due to decreased demand, we changed the days when uniforms are for sale.  Students may purchase new P. E. uniform shirts ($10.00), shorts ($15.00), and bags ($10.00) from their teachers on the following days and times:

 

Long, Savage, and Burdette - Tuesdays 8:15-8:45

James and Byrd - Wednesdays 8:15-8:45

Roman - Wednesdays all day

 

Pay with cash or a check made out to Peachtree Charter Middle School. We can only accept checks until Spring Break. Uniforms are cash-only after that.


PCMS Cheerleader Night at Philips Arena

When: Tuesday, February 18
Time: 7:30pm

Where: Philips Arena
What: Atlanta Hawks vs. Memphis Grizzlies

 

Come cheer for our PCMS Patriots cheerleaders at Philips Arena. See the Atlanta Hawks LIVE while watching your PCMS cheer team help the Hawks cheerleaders introduce our starting five before tipoff. A portion of each ticket purchased below, is donated to the PCMS Cheerleading program. Tickets are lmited and prices will increase before game day. Order now for the best price and availability. Questions? Contact Jasmine Smith.

Purchase Hawks tickets


"Can You Imagine" - Annual Fund Report

The PCMS Foundation thanks the families who have already donated to the "Can You Imagine?" Annual Fund campaign. So far, we have raised over $70,000 with a family participation rate of 60%! Our goal is to have 100% of families contributing to the annual fund.

 

All donations go toward maximizing faculty effectiveness as leaders, and towards supporting all students' academic and personal excellence. We continue to put all money raised back into the classrooms for our students.

 

Because of your generosity, the Foundation has achieved so much. If you have not had a chance to donate, please consider making a donation before year-end. All donations are tax deductible, to the extend allowed by law. If you have questions, contact pcmsfoundation.eetheridge@gmail.com 

Donate to the Annual Fund

 


Have you taken the Georgia Parent Survey?

 

Parents, we encourage you to complete the 2017-2018 Georgia Parent Survey. The Georgia Deptment of Education uses the survey data as part of the School Climate Star Rating.

 

The survey has 24 questions and can be completed online. Your responses are anonymous and will be submitted to the GA Department of Education. The survey is available in English and in Spanish. The GA Dept of Education will not make the survey results available to the public. The survey closes on March 7, 2018. 

 

Take the Survey


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