Order your 2018 8th Grade Spirit Shirts today!

Students and Pin Oak Faculty – It’s time to order class t-shirts!

The spirit shirt sale is the biggest fundraiser of the year to fund our 8th-grade activities.  These activities include the 8th-grade End-of-Year Dance and the promotion ceremony.  There are 4 shirts to choose from this year with short sleeve and long sleeve options as well as three different color combinations!  Order as many as you’d like and save your laundry for another day!  8th-grade students can wear these shirts on official Charger spirit days.

Deadline to order is Friday, October 5, 2018!

Click here to order and pay for your t-shirt online using a credit card (preferred).

Click here to view or download the 8th grade shirt order form  

There is a box in the front office to drop off order forms.


2018- 2019 House Sociables – Tickets on Sale Now

Buy your tickets today by CLICKING HERE!

House A – “A Night in Napa” Sociable

Date: Saturday, November 10
Time: 7:30-10:30 pm
Location: Home of the Hackner Family

Spend a “Night in Napa” wine tasting with Pin Oak Principal Michelle Shoulders, House A Principal Carolina Bowman, and House A friends.  It will be an evening of wine tasting led by our very own sommelier.  We will be discovering the wines of Napa will enjoying hors d’oeuvres selected to complement the wine.  It is sure to be a magical evening.

Hosted by: Annie & Andrew Ginzel, Neil & Marci Walters, Patricia & Timothy Young, Mimi Hu & Colin Hendricks, and Guy & Aliza Hackner

40 guests  $50 per person


House B – “Chippin’ Dippin & Margarita Sippin’ “  Sociable

Date:  Friday,  November 30, 2018
Time:  7:00 to 10:00 PM
Location: Home of Monique & Mike Manning

Come enjoy some Chippin’ Dippin & Margarita Sippin’ at the House B Sociable!  Principals Shoulders and Alaniz will be there to enjoy the opportunity to visit with parents.  Our Mexican themed sociable will be a fun evening filled with food, drink, and camaraderie!  We hope you sign up soon!

Hosted By:  Becky & Mark Tackett, Christine & Tim Lott, Kirstin & Dietz Vollrath, Carlin & Stuart Morstead, Candice & Andy Hicks, Shelly & Jeff Schultz, and Monique & Mike Manning.

40 people  $50 per person


House C  – “Fiesta” Sociable

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Time: 7-10 p.m.
Location: Home of Heather and Dennis Barrow

Please join us for sips, dips, margaritas and chips at the home of Heather and Dennis Barrow, Saturday, October 20th,  7-10 p.m. Join House C Principal Joyce Ballard and our new Principal Michelle Shoulders as they visit with the parents from House C. This is a great opportunity to relax, see old friends and meet new!  Please reserve a space soon and say “Si” to House C!

Hosts: Ludy & Eduardo Andrade, Heather & Dennis Barrow, Guadalupe & Alfred Harper,  Stephanie & Greg Hester,  Karen & Cody Moore, and Miriam & Brandon Smith

50 guests  $50 per person



British High Tea Party – Cookbook Recipe Contest


Fill your kitchens and tummies with all the Joys of the Season!

Submit your favorite recipes, (especially ones you make for our International ChargerFest) for the POMS Charger Cookbook. The Advocacy group with the most submissions will be awarded with a British High Tea Party!

Submission deadline is 10/17/18. To submit, go to

User name “Chargers1819”,

Password “oregano063”.


Bellaire Fun Run/Walk


20th Annual Bellaire Fun Run

November 10, 2018

Kids Race starts at 7:45 am

5K starts at 8 am

Award Ceremony at 9:15 am

For more information and to register, please visit:

Please select “Pin Oak Middle School” on your registration form, POMS PTO receives $5 back for each POMS runner.


Girls’ Lacrosse Information Meeting – Sept 20th

The Pin Oak girls lacrosse parents meeting is on Thursday, September 20 at 6:30 PM in the cafeteria. Girls lacrosse is open to girls in sixth through eighth grade. If your daughter is interested in playing and you cannot attend, please contact Kirstin Vollrath.


School Store Polos Restocked


School uniform polos have been restocked in all colors and sizing! Save time shopping and support the PTO by buying with us!

The POMS school store is open every morning from 8-8:30 am, and during lunches from 12-2pm M-Thurs and 12-1:30 Fridays.


2018-2019 PTO Membership: DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 30th

Join the Pin Oak PTO! Your membership dollars support academic, fine arts, and athletic programs at Pin Oak – which enriches student opportunities!  Membership levels start at only $5. Parents who join at the Gold, Platinum, and Diamond levels are invited to attend the “Breakfast with the Principal” event in October.

Join the PTO and receive these great benefits:

To pay on-line by credit card, go to Click Here for 2018-2019 Pin Oak PTO Membership .

To pay by check or cash, Click Here to download paper membership form. Complete the form, attach your payment and return to the Pin Oak Main Office.

Questions? Contact Jennifer Cross.


Time for Box Tops for Education

Box Tops

Our school is participating in the Box Tops for Education™ program. Clipping Box Tops is an easy way for you to help our school buy what it needs. Box Tops are each worth 10¢ and they quickly add up to real cash for our school. Please help us meet our current school year earnings goal of $1500. There is a collection box in the front office for your convenience.

To help our school, just look for pink Box Tops on products, clip them, and send them to school. For more information on the Box Tops for Education program, including a list of participating products and our school’s progress, visit Be sure to become a member to receive exclusive coupons and recipes and learn about extra ways for our school to earn.

Thanks for your help!