Staff Perfect Attendance

Congratulations to Ms. Cotes and Mr. Terrel for winning the Staff Perfect Attendance raffle for the second 6 weeks. They each will receive a gift card from the PTO.

Viva La Fiesta – Pin Oak Auction 2020 Meeting 12/17 at 7 PM

Volunteers needed for the POMS Annual Auction – Meeting 12/17 at 7PM

Planning is underway but it’s not too late to join the committee! Please join us for the next POMS Auction meeting!
Tuesday, December 17th 7:00 pm at the home of Sue Mullen
Please contact Myra Phillips  or Sue Mullen for the address.

Auction Wish List

Many businesses are donating goods and services to help make our POMS Annual Auction a success! Items we are looking for: vacation home getaway, travel packages, tickets to concerts, theater productions, sporting events, signed memorabilia, etc.

Donate Here

All donations are tax deductible.

Contact Myra Phillips  or Sue Mullen for more information!

Retail Partners Week deals and Barnes & Noble bookfair



Get your holiday shopping done and support Pin Oak at the same time at Retail Partners Week!

Our annual Barnes & Noble Bookfair is Monday, December 2nd through Sunday, December 8th at Barnes & Noble on Holcombe and Buffalo Speedway, 3003 West Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77025.  The store is open from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.  Please be sure to mention that you are a Pin Oak family when you check out in person or online to give a portion of your purchase back to Pin Oak.  Please use Bookfair ID #12554481 when shopping online or in-store.  Visit BN.COM/bookfairs.

On Saturday, December 7th, get in the holiday spirit and catch a performance by the Pin Oak Choir at 10:00 am and the Pin Oak Orchestra at 11:00 a.m.  You can also receive free gift wrapping by Pin Oak’s NJHS members from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Check out these other great deals from Pin Oak’s Retail Partners:


·       Holiday sweets and gifts are covered at Nothing Bundt Cakes in West University with 10% off all orders using the code POMS.


Huntington Learning Center  


·       Huntington Learning Center is offering 25% off 10 hours of subject tutoring using code WUP2020; offer expires 01/31/20.





·       Chick-fil-A is offering 10% of proceeds from catering orders to benefit Pin Oak.  Orders must be placed online for the S. Rice and Westpark location between December 2nd and 7th.  Pick up can be at anytime during the month of December (delivery not included in this offer). You must include Pin Oak in the special instructions for the order.




Fitness Unlimited ·       Fitness Unlimited: Pin Oak families can accelerate results at home with $500 off The Mirror home fitness trainer along with free delivery/installation. They will also extend free delivery/installation on cardio or strength training equipment. This offer applies to purchases made at Fitness Unlimited on Westheimer. Call 713-782-6434 with any questions.



Thank you to Our POMS Volunteers!

Thank you to Kelly Butler, Kelly Frew, and Jamie Broach, ChargferFest chairs, as well as fine art and world culture teachers, parent and teacher volunteers, and school administration and staff for a fun and successful event!

Thank you to Mickie Turner for chairing the Scholastic book fair last week.

Thank you to Dawnell Callahan and Joanna Brandt for coordinating Thanksgiving pies for POMS teachers and staff.

Thank you to Jennifer Cross, Membership chair, for all her hard work this year and for coordinating breakfast with principal.

Limited Quantities of 8th Grade Class Spirit Shirts Available

Did you miss out on a Class of 2020 Spirit shirt.  Limited quantities are still available. Please email Jenny Vestal if you would like to order an 8th grade T-shirt for your student.

Online ordering is no longer available.

Company Dance Clinic Saturday, December 14, 2019

Come join the award winning Pin Oak Middle School Dance Company for a
morning of dancing and fun! Participants will be grouped by grades K-2, 3-5,
and 6-7 to learn specially choreographed routines from the Pin Oak Dance Company members.

Current Pin Oak Middle School students in grade 6-7: You will be learning
the jazz routine for tryouts in March. This is a wonderful opportunity to
prepare you for tryouts.

Click here is view the flyer and registration form.


Have photos of your student’s athletic games, academic competitions, fine arts performances, or other school events?

Send them to PTO Publicity Chair Melissa Law, or text them to (832) 215-2772 to get them published in community newspapers and magazines!

We love to show off all the amazing things our kids are doing at Pin Oak!


Download Flyer

Thank You to our POMS Directory Sponsors

The 2019-20 Student Directory is hot off the press and will be delivered to your student within the week.   Thank you to the following companies for placing ads in the Directory.  Please help us in supporting our sponsors.

Bellaire Dental Group

Bellaire ER

Beth Wolff Realtors

BrightSpot Creative

Cammarata Pediatric Dentistry Group

Cason Graye Homes

Chick-Fil-A S. Rice

Crudo Fitness Club

Defy Cryo

Derek James Homes

Elite Care

Fitness Unlimited

Frost Bank

Graphics Impression

Greater Houston Orthodontics

Greenwood King Properties

Houston Orthodontic Specialists

Huntington Learning Center

Kathleen Dunwoody Graf – Greenwood King

Memorial Hermann Urgent Care

Multi-Medical Equipment & Supplies

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Oakington Realty

People Advantage, LLC

Prosperity Bank

The 401


Village Plumbing and Air

2019-2020 PTO Membership

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 2019-2020 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 Moren Cross.

Leave Your Mark on Pin Oak!

Parents and supporters of Pin Oak Middle School have the unique opportunity to make a lasting impact on the school. Your personalized, engraved paver will be installed in the concrete trail connecting the school to the athletic fields, in a new stretching area by the track, or by the amphitheater/outdoor classroom. The proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit all the students directly through the funding of teacher grants, updates to the athletic facilities, new classroom materials, and more. Your contribution will leave more than a mark in stone at Pin Oak.

$1000  Gold Level
12” x12” Personalized, Engraved Paver
Listing on the PTO website

$500 Silver Level
8 ”x 8” Personalized, Engraved Brick
Listing on the PTO website

$250 Bronze Level
4” x 8” Personalized, Engraved Brick
Listing on the PTO website

Click here to make your donation.

Want to make a major gift over $1,000? We have naming opportunities. Please contact