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  • Pitman Middle School begins the 2018-19 school year with a new instructional vision that is dedicated to the cultivation of thoughtful, involved, and "future ready" learners. This vision called for staffing additions, the development of a new bell schedule, changes to instructional programming, facility upgrades, and the addition of exciting new resources throughout all content areas. For the 2018-19 school year and beyond, we have: 

    • Built a "Makerspace" in the old library computer lab to accompany our already thriving STEM program. Click this link to learn more about "MakerSpaces".  
    • Developed a new bell schedule that is more in line with Pitman High School. This schedule affords students more choices and opportunities to meet with teachers (to discuss progress) during an "Advisory" period.
    • Added a "future ready" related arts rotation that includes exciting new courses like "Career Orientation," "Study Skills," and "Growth Mindset".
    • Adopted new "basic skills" instructional programming in ELA and Math.
    • Created ELA and Math Lab courses that are differentiated by student need using Link-it and PARCC data. 
    • Reconfigured lunchroom seating through the construction of counters (Photos to come.) 
    • Added/ expanded club and activity offerings. 

    We are excited about these expanded offerings and the growth of our existing programs! 

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Anti-Bullying Information

  • Contact the individuals below to report/ discuss school or district ant-bullying procedures and policies. 

    • Access this link for additional information.

    District Anti Bullying Coordinator: Rebecca Brill Moody

    Pitman Middle School Anti Bullying Specialist:  

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School News

  • Name That Tune!

    Name That Tune!

    Girl Power took the win at the 2nd Annual Name That Tune Tournament. Students, staff and Pitman Police officers fiercely competed to see who could name hits from across the decades. A big thank you to Mrs. Dunn and Mr. Botbyl for putting together this fantastic event!
    #pitmanpantherpride #therealpitmanmiddle @pitmanschools @pmsarts

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  •  Mrs. Morton

    Guest Speaker- Spanish Class

    Spanish classes at Pitman Middle School welcomed our first Special Speaker of the year-Valued Community Member and Staff Member Mrs. Erica Morton. Mrs. Morton shared with the class how her Spanish (from Spain) heritage and her husband’s Mexican heritage influence their celebration of Día de Los Muertos or Day of the Dead.Mrs. Morton shared with the class photos of her extended family’s traditional celebration. We also saw and learned about traditional foods eaten on Día de los Muertos, including a wonderful Pozole (Red Pork Stew) which was made for us by Mrs. Morton. We were joined by invited guests Mr. Ward’s and Mr. Chiaro’s classes.

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  • Operation Beautiful 2018- Updated 11/6

    Operation Beautiful 2018- Updated 11/6

    Operation Beautiful has provided countless opportunities for student growth over the past few years. The idea is to promote positivity by eliminating negative self talk. We encourage students and staff to participate in any way they can.

    The goal is to hold two meetings per month. One meeting is usually a guest speaker and the other is an activity hosted by a school staff member. The meeting topic/activity is anything that you feel will promote positive school culture within our community. We are already planning on having yoga, dance, art, mindfulness, nutritionist, and sport specialists visit us this year. Some examples of teacher led activities will be girls bathroom decorating, vision boards, science, as well as affirmation through literacy.

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  •  Our Awesome Students

    Summer Read a Thon Winners

    Congratulations to sixth graders Shelby Hess and Elizabeth Uyehara for winning the Sixth Grade Summer Read-A-Thon! Both read the most amount of minutes this summer and Shelby raised the most amount of money for the Sixth Grade Council. Enjoy your three, free dance tickets, girls! Thank you to everyone who participated.

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  •  Our guest speaker explains the insurance policy generation process.

    Career Orientation Guest Speaker

    8th Grade Career Orientation students learned about the insurance/ financial sectors.

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