PBMS Family Bulletin April 12,2021

PBMS Family Bulletin

April 12, 2021

SDUSD Reopening Updates

QUARTER 4 Course Links              PBMS News Admin Update

Week of 4/12 -4/16

4/12 - A     4/13 - B     4/14 - A     4/15 - B

Monday - Thursday

On-site Drop Off

6th grade - 8:00am Felspar Loop

7th grade - 8:05am Diamond St Gate

8th grade - 8:10am Felspar Loop

Bikes, Scooters, Skateboards - Ingram St entrance @ bike rack


On site & Online 

Period 1A or 1B Meeting

Period 2A or 2B Meeting

Online for ALLStudents

Teacher Office Hours - Online ONLY for all students

See below for Friday



Times for Drop Off

8:00-8:10am

8:05-8:15am

8:10-8:20am

8:05-8:15am



8:30-10:00am

10:15-11:45am

Dismissal & Grab N Go Lunch

1:00-2:00pm

4/12

Beginning of  Quarter 4!

Beginning of Phase 2 Onsite learning for students!



4/15

Virtual Parent Tour 

Free COVID Testing for Students - Fitness Room

1:00-2:00pm

1:30-3:30pm

4/16

A-Day - ALL Classes Online Only!

Period 1 - Teachers may Zoom for the whole class


Period 2  - Teachers may Zoom for the whole class


Principal’s Coffee

Vice Principal’s Coffee en espanol


8:30-8:45 Zoom

8:45-10:00 Asynchronous

10:15-10:30 Zoom

10:30-11:45 Asynchronous

8:00-8:45am

9:00-9:45am

Week of 4/19-4/23

4/19 - A     4/20 - B     4/21 - A     4/22 - B

Monday - Thursday

On-site Drop Off

6th grade - 8:00am Felspar Loop

7th grade - 8:05am Diamond St Gate

8th grade - 8:10am Felspar Loop


On site & Online 

Period 1A or 1B Meeting

Period 2A or 2B Meeting

Online for ALLStudents

Teacher Office Hours - Online ONLY for all students

See below for Friday



Times for Drop Off

8:00-8:10am

8:05-8:15am

8:10-8:20am



8:30-10:00am

10:15-11:45am

Dismissal & Grab N Go Lunch

1:00-2:00pm

4/23

B-Day - ALL Classes Online Only!

Period 1 - Teachers may Zoom for the whole class



Period 2  - Teachers may Zoom for the whole class



8:30-8:45 Zoom

8:45-10:00 Asynchronous


10:15-10:30 Zoom

10:30-11:45 Asynchronous

Announcements

Quarter 4 Starts Tomorrow: PBMS begins it’s 4th and final quarter for the year this week. Students will return to their Quarter 2 teachers and classes. Additionally, we begin a new learning model with some students at home and some at school. Teachers will be working hard to create one classroom, no matter where students are located. Please be patient with our transition. 


Information for Hybrid Students: 


A/B days schedule:

Beginning the week of April 12, we will align with MBHS with the following schedule:

On site & Online

Mondays/Wednesdays:  A Days

Tuesdays/Thursdays:  B days

Online ONLY

Fridays: 4/16: A Day, 4/23: B Day, 4/30: A Day, 5/7: B Day, 5/14: A Day, 5/21: B Day, 5/28: No School!, 6/4: A Day, 6/11: B Day


Counseling Newsletter: Here is the link to the newest information from our counseling department: April Newsletter


THRIVING THURSDAYS: PBMS Students, Please join us for our THRIVING THURSDAYS Workshop Series to give you strategies on how to deal with stress, anxiety, motivation, mindfulness, and general well-being! Every other Thursday from 12:30pm-1:15pm. The next meeting is 4/22. Tell a friend! FLYER

 

Questions or Concerns: If you have questions or concerns, please call the school to leave a voicemail or e-mail the administration: Principal Meng at kmeng@sandi.net or Vice Principal Sobel at jsobel@sandi.net. If issues are not resolved at the school, you can contact the Office of Quality Assurance at 619-725-7211.



Reminders


YEARBOOK Announcements: Our dedicated students are working hard to produce a yearbook for this memorable year with distribution in the summer. This means they can include the return to school and any end of year activities. If you are interested in purchasing a yearbook, please visit the Jostens website, click on  purchase a yearbook and type in Pacific Beach Middle School or click on this LINK.


Textbooks & Materials: Please email Sally Kaufman at skaufman@sandi.net if you need to pick up materials or textbooks. You may also reach her by phone at 858-221-5632. 

 

Community Service: 6th & 7th graders: Community service hours are due the first week of May. It is never too late to help a neighbor, friend, your community or the planet. No service you perform is too small. How do you log your hours? 

1. Track your service in your Student Planner. If you do not have one track them on a separate piece of paper.

2. On May 1st total your hours/minutes.

3. By May 4th - May the Fourth Be With You! Submit community service hours/minutes by completing a Google Form.

 

Expanded Live Phone Hours: The office staff will be answering phones during these times.

Mondays: 8:00am - 2:00pm

Tuesdays: 8:00am - 2:00pm

Wednesdays: 8:00am - 2:00pm

Thursdays: 8:00am - 2:00pm

Fridays: 8:00am - 12:00pm

If you need assistance at another time, please call and leave a voicemail. Voice mails are sent to the office staff via email. 


Chromebook not working? Call the help desk at 619-732-1400 or head to one of the tech centers. Hours of operation are 9 am - 3:30 pm for Chromebook Exchanges, and 10 am - 3:30 pm for Hotspot Pick-ups, Monday - Friday. PBMS cannot accept damaged or broken Chromebooks and we do not have the ability to fix them or replace them. For internet connectivity or a hot spot call 619-260-2460.


Math Practice: Are you concerned about your child not having math this quarter? PBMS recommends that your student engage in ST Math for Middle School for 30 minutes every day. It includes both on-grade-level and intervention content. With ST Math, students build a strong conceptual foundation and repair cracks and gaps in that foundation - correcting misconceptions so their future math learning can snap into place. To access the program, students log in to the Clever portal and click on the ST Math icon. Using ST Math at Home.


Grade level student classrooms: For general grade level information each student should join the following Google Classrooms. Current information includes community service and community projects (for 8th graders). 

 

  • 6th Grade: rgyae2u

  • 7th grade: rb7p5c4

  • 8th grade: ye7mfi7

  • Counseling: k66mj7k

 

 

Important Links

 

Food Distribution Centers

Google Classroom

Canvas

Staff Directory

PBMS Distance Learning Schedule

Technology Support for Families

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