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Oct
27

Your PTO Dollars at Work this Fall

Thank you, POMS parents, for your generous support of our PTO and a record-setting membership drive. A big Charger Shout-out goes to Nguyet Vo, our Membership Chair.

Membership donations and support of PTO fundraising make a direct impact to support our school and our students. Donations to and funds raised for POMS PTO touch every aspect of student life at Pin Oak Middle School – from the artistic to athletic, academic to social. Here are some of the ways your PTO dollars have been hard at work this school year:

* Go-Math work-texts for all students
* Subscription to Mathalicious and math books
* Virtual Math manipulatives
* K-Nex, Bridge, Force and Motion Sets for science and engineering courses
* Houston Forensic Science Center
* Pull-down world map for U.S. History
* Books for ELA classrooms, book clubs and literary circles
* “Be Cool” Curriculum for life skills classrooms
* Band instruments: french horn, clarinets and trombones
* Contemporary costumes for dance
* Curtain for the Caja Negra
* Draw tablet and underwater camera for photography
* New PA system for the gym
* Scoreboard repair
* Couch, chairs and tables for library reading area
* Reupholstering of Commons area furniture
* Carpet replacement in school store
* Front office furniture replacement
* Teacher appreciation: birthday & holiday gifts, and hospitality
* Child advocacy: supplies, uniforms, classroom supplies for kids in need