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         Friday, April 29th is Green & Gold/Pollard Spirit Wear Day.  Wear your Pollard Gear or green and gold clothing to show your school spirit!

     


     

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  • teacher appreciation week Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2-6. Teacher Appreciation Week is next week - May 2-6, and we need your help.

    Tuesday May 3rd 11:30am-1:00pm
    Ice Cream Social
    4 volunteers needed

    Thursday May 5th 7:30am-8:30am
    Donuts and coffee
    2 volunteers needed

    Friday May 6th 11:00am-1:00pm
    Merritt’s lunch
    8 volunteers needed
    water and soda donations needed
    drop off by Wednesday (5/4)

    Please contact Janet Hunter if you are available to volunteer or if you would like to help with food donations.  She can be reached at 919-724-9700 or janethunter@frontier.com


     

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  • bike to school Wednesday, May 4th is National Bike to School Day Meet at the Briar Chapel Clubhouse.  We will leave the clubhouse on our bikes at 7:40 with a estimated arrival at school at 7:45-7:50am.

     


     

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  • sci Chatham County Schools, in partnership with Central Carolina Community College, is pleased to announce our newest innovative opportunity for rising 9th grade students -- the Chatham County School of Science and Engineering. This 'Early College high school' opens in August 2016 with space for 30 rising ninth grade students from across the school district. The focus for this school includes Science, Math, Engineering, and advanced course options.  Enrolling 9th graders have the opportunity to earn a high school diploma and an Associate's Degree with no tuition costs. The Associate's Degree may then be used as transfer credits within the UNC system of colleges and universities. Our first information session will be held Thursday, April 21 at 6:00 p.m. in the multi-purpose room on the Pittsboro campus of CCCC.  A second information session will be held Thursday, May 5 at 5:30 pm in the media center at SAGE Academy.  Stay tuned as additional information will be shared in the weeks ahead.


     

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  • relay for life

    Support our Relay for Life - NJHS Team
    "Carnival for a Cure"
    Saturday, May 14th 3:00 - 9:30
     
      Join our team, support a team member, dedicate a luminaria, or donate on our team website.

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  • Olivia Barni in the 2015 Talent Show   The 2016 Pollard Talent Show will be held on June 7. Tryouts are on Monday, May 16 after school. See Mrs. Keesor, Ms. Liesener, Mrs. Klein or Mr. Everett for more information.

     

     


     

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  • palooza   Join us for POLLARD PALOOZA!  Our annual spring carnival fundraiser

      Friday, May 20 3:15 - 6:00 pm  Wristband tickets $10 per student

      *Inflatables  *Music  *Food  *Raffle Baskets *Karaoke  *Face Painting *Cake Walk *Bubble Soccer 12 minutes for $5 Click Here to see how to play.

    Click Here for details at the PTSA website.


     

     

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  • EOG proctors needed   EOG testing is May 26 - June 1, 8am - 1pm, and we are in need of proctors.  Please  consider volunteering to be an EOG proctor.  Many thanks in advance!!!

    CLICK HERE to sign up.

     


     

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  • volleyball Free Girls Volleyball Camp is being offered at Northwood High School every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. until May 19, 2016. The camp is hosted by Alexis Hollis. Alexis is a 4 year varsity player at Northwood High School and will be attending college in the fall as a scholar athletic. The purpose for this camp is to train young girls, while having fun, to obtain the skills of volleyball. She is also preparing to acquire her Girl Scout Gold award. Alexis Hollis amhollis525@bellsouth.net 919-363-4333


     

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  • unc 8th Graders: For information or application to the UNC-CH Upward Bound program visit:
     

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  • yearbook now Yearbooks are on sale for $40. Purchase online at www.jostensyearbooks.com or by phone at 1-877-767-5217. If interested, we will be accepting donations for students that are unable to purchase them. If you have questions regarding donations or if you would like a yearbook but cannot afford one at this time, email Mrs. Little at sherilittle@chatham.k12.nc.us.

     


     

     

     

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  • pollard Boosters Athletic Gap is a way for your kids to stay at school (supervised) until game time on days when Pollard has home games.  (READ: one less trip for you to make shuttling your kid!) The cost for Athletic GAP is $2, and does not include the admission price to the game. Softball and soccer games are free admission. Basketball games cost $3. The Boosters Club sells concessions at games, so your child may want to bring extra money for that as well.


     

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          book fair Book Fair
    We are having our Summer Reading Book Fair May 3-5. The Fair will be open Wednesday night during the Art Extravaganza. On Tuesday and Thursday we will be open until 3:30.
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  • Campbell's Labels For Education
     
    By saving and redeeming product UPCs and beverage/sauce caps from participating products Pollard can earn FREE educational merchandise, such as computers, software, sports equipment, musical instruments, library books and even a minivan. You can help by saving UPCs and beverage/sauce caps from participating products and giving them to your child's teacher. The school redeems the points collected for FREE Educational Merchandise!

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  • Loews Foods Link Your Lowe's Fresh Rewards Card to Pollard! This way, when you purchase private label items, we get rewarded with CA$H! Click here to do it online, or let your teller know to do it next time you check out. Link your Harris Teeter VIC Card and Target RED card while you're at it!

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  • PTSA Pollard's PTSA is looking for a few good parents to volunteer for next year. Although they have an amazing team, most of the parents are moving on to Northwood. Positions available include: PTSA President, Vice President, Secretary, Fundraising Chair, Membership Chair, Spirit Wear Chair, and Box Top Chair. The jobs vary in time commitment and assignment. Please contact Wendy Bengivenni with questions. We all know our schools need extra help and extra funding, and this doesn't happen without parents getting involved. Thank you in advance!


     

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  • box tops for education

    10 TOPS = $1.00 for our school!!   General Mills' Box Tops for Education can be found on a wide variety of products and brands including cereal, Yoplait yogurt, Juicy Juice, Huggies, Cottonelle, Betty Crocker, and Pillsbury. (For a full list of participating products, click here.)  Simply clip the Box Tops along the dotted lines, being careful not to cut off the expiration date, and turn them in to your child's teacher. You can print this sheet and attach your box tops to make it even easier for our PTSA coordinators to manage!

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  • Tyson Project A+
     
    Just clip and redeem Tyson Project A+ labels from packages of participating Tyson® products. For every label collected, they’ll give our school 24¢ – and our school can use the money for whatever it needs! Send the labels in to your child's teacher.
     
     

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Pollard Highlights

Principal's Message

  • Mrs. Hester

    Dear Margaret B. Pollard Middle School Families,

    It is my pleasure to welcome you to Margaret B. Pollard Middle School. Margaret B. Pollard Middle School is an extraordinary place for learning! The teachers and staff work diligently to meet the individual needs of all students, and maintain personal connections with their families. I am ever so grateful to be surrounded by such driven, intelligent, and compassionate staff and students. Together with staff, families and community members, we will continue to work to strengthen Margaret B. Pollard’s strong reputation as an unique, rigorous, and inclusive learning community.

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