School Supply Lists 2014-2015

If you chose not to order a school supply pack, please refer to the following lists to know what your child will need for the 2014-2015 school year. To keep things simple, the lists are only grade specific not cluster specific like in previous years.

Supply List 2014-15 – 6th Grade
Supply List 2014-15 – 7th Grade
Supply List 2014-15 – 8th Grade


Summer Events and Reminders

Summer Hours:
Right now, the POMS building is open for summer hours.   The school is closed Fridays but is open Monday through Thursday from 8 am to 5 pm.
Last day for uniform and school supply pre-orders!
Thursday, June 12 is the last day to turn in your school supply and school uniform order forms!  The store will be selling uniforms on Thursday, June 12 from 8:30 to 10am.  If you wish to pay for uniforms by credit card, please come during these hours.  Otherwise, drop off your forms in the front office by the close of business on June 12th.   By pre-ordering, you can skip the potentially long lines at charger camp and just pick up your pre-ordered uniforms on those dates.
Charger Camp
Mark your calendars for the following dates.
7th and 8th grade charger camp:  August 20th
6th grade charger camp:  August 21 from 8:30 am to 2 pm. 6th grade parent welcome event:  1:30 in the library. At charger camp, your child will pick up his/her schedule, be assigned textbooks, get a student ID and learn more about life at Pin Oak.  You can purchase or pick up school supplies and uniforms and purchase PE uniforms from the PE teachers./div>

Fall dates to remember:
Open House:  September 4
Cherrydale kick off:  September 5
6th grade-only dance:  September 6
6th grade family mixer at Beck’s Prime Memorial Park:  September 7
7th grade family mixer at Beck’s Prime Memorial Park:  September 14
8th grade family mixer at Beck’s Prime Memorial Park:  September 21
Chargerfest!:  November 15 12-4pm




Summer Homework Assignments 2014

6th Grade
6th Gr. Summer Reading Packet

6th Gr. World Cultures Summer Packet


ALL GRADES POMS Science Summer Challenge1 Sixth

7th Grade
7th Gr. Math Summer Packet Part 1 of 2

7th Gr. Math Summer Packet Part 2 of 2

7th Gr. Summer Reading Packet

7th grade Texas Summer Work 2014

ALL GRADES POMS Science Summer Challenge1 Seventh

8th Grade
8th Gr. Summer Mapping

8th Gr. Summer Reading Packet

8th grade flashcard directions 2014

8th grade flashcards 2014

8th grade summer maps (2)

ALL GRADES POMS Science Summer Challenge1 Eighth


Pin Oak Uniform Exchange

The Pin Oak Uniform Exchange is collecting gently used school uniform shirts and sweatshirts this week.

Please drop off items in the box in the front lobby.
Items will be shared with students in need of uniforms.


8th Grade Promotion Video

8th grade parents: You will have the opportunity to purchase a promotion video from the following:

Chinita Smith, Video Photographer Productions, http://www.vphotopro.com.

Please contact Ms. Smith at chinitasmith@vphotopro.com for further information


Attention: 8th Grade Parents

Dear 8th Grade Parents,
As promotion from Pin Oak Middle School approaches, we want to celebrate our students’ hard work with some wonderful events at the end of the year.

Please check out the updated information on the 2014 8th Grade Activities page.


8th Grade Graduation Party – Volunteers Needed

8th Grade Graduation

We need volunteers to help set up for the 8th grade graduation party on May 28th. We will be setting up from 2:30 to 5:30.

Please sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0E4CABAD2AAB9-8thgrade or contact Suzanne Rose at suzannekrose1@gmail.com. Thanks!


Event Highlights through the End of the Year 2014

Monday, 5/19/14

  • IPC Spring Mid-Term (Monday & Tuesday)
  • Choir New York Info Meeting – 6:00 – 7:00pm in Cafeteria Commons

Tuesday, 5/20/14

  • 6th grade awards ceremony in the MPR – 6:30 – 7:30pm

Wednesday, 5/21/14

  • Algebra/Geometry Spring Mid-Terms in MPR
  • 7th Gr. Awards Ceremony in the MPR – 6:30 – 7:30pm

Thursday, 5/22/14

  • Choir & Orchestra in New York 5/22 – 5/26
  • Pegasus Banquet @ Main Event – 8:15 – 2:00 pm
  • Band Spring Awards Concert – MPR

Friday, 5/23/14

  • Band Intermediate and Advanced Band trip to Disney World  5/23-5/26/14

Monday, 5/26/14


Tuesday, 5/27

  • Beginner Band Solo Contest
  • 8th Gr. Schlitterbahn trip

Wednesday, 5/28

  • Yearbook Signing Party in the MPR
  • 8th Grade Dance 6:00 – 9:00pm

Thursday, 5/29/14

  • Last Day of School for Students

Friday, 5/29/14

  • Last day for teachers

Summer School – June 2 – July 2, 2014


School Supplies for 2014-2015

School Supplies

Pre-order your child’s 2014-2015 school supplies for next year! EPI School Supply order forms will go home soon with your student. Extra forms are also available in the front office.

To pay by cash or check (payable to POMS PTO), turn in your completed order form with payment to the front office by June 12.

To order online and pay by credit card, please visit www.epipacks.com and enter our school ID: PIN121. Deadline for online sales is June 15.

Please note:

  • Pre-ordered supplies will be available for pick up at Charger Camp.
  • Next year all students will also need to purchase 2 combination locks – one for their cluster locker and one for their gym locker. Combination locks are NOT included in the school supply packs.


Box Tops Update

Box Tops

Thanks everyone for bringing your Box Tops to school! The score for this school year is fantastic: 15,649 box tops in total. All the clusters did a wonderful job! 7B earned a free dress pass with 2128 box tops during the spring/summer collection.

6A          810
6B          824
6C          1516
7A          616
7B          2195
7C          1307
8A          755
8B          668
8C          1077
Total       9768

Keep collecting those box tops – we are going to count them for a free dress pass in the next school year! Don’t forget that Box Tops have an expiration date.

School earnings can be followed on:  http://www.boxtops4education.com/earnings/compare-schools#.

If you have any questions, contact Gordana Nguyen at gocatexas@gmail.com.

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