Daily Announcements

Please be advised
All Pemberton Township School
District Buildings
will be closed September 1st

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Have a safe and happy summer!

First Day of School is September 4, 2014

Back to School Night (both campuses)
Tuesday, September 30, 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Start of School Supplies list for Newcomb Campus (6th Graders)
Start of School Supplies list for Helen Fort Campus (7th & 8th Graders)

Join the Pemberton Township Schools Strategic Planning Process and help us become the BEST Learning Community in the region!

We invite you to come share your ideas for the future direction of Pemberton Township Schools.
All meetings take place at 6:00 pm in the Pemberton Township High School Library

Thursday, September 11, 2014
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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Picture Day -- September 15, 2014

It’s that time of year again! Pemberton Township Middle School will be taking pictures on September 15, 2014. Picture day packets will be issued the first week of school. Please note our make up day is scheduled for November 18, 2014. If you have any questions please call the main office at ext. 3000 for the Helen Fort campus and ext. 3500 for the Newcomb campus.

Technology Dependence Workshop

- For adults 18 years and Older -

When: Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 6:30-8:00 pm
Where: Helen A. Fort Middle School (609) 893-8141
301 Fort Dix Road, Pemberton, NJ 08068

This lively cutting edge program provides information on the potential negative impact of technology on the developing brain and behavior. Discover how texting, social networking, gaming and electronic interactions can contribute to decreased social skills and violence in the home and school, and the potential for substance abuse. Learn steps to immediately decrease acting out, improve family life balance, enhance social interactions and decrease the potential for high-risk behaviors.

* * * This is a FREE workshop & NO registration is necessary * * *

Enjoy complementary light dinner

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Teen Arts Showcase
The Fort Singers were selected to perform at the Teen Arts 2014’s final event “Teen Arts Showcase”. The event will take place tonight, April 23 from 7 pm until 8:30 pm at the Burlington County Library, 5 Pioneer Boulevard, Westampton. The event will include instrumentals, vocals, stories, and poetry within the performance schedule.
If you are in the area and /or find yourself with some free time this evening, please come out and show your support!  The Fort Singers are very excited to be selected for this event for the second year in a row!

Commercial  Analysis

Students in Mrs. Kolbasowski’s class completed an On-Air Commercial  Analysis project, where students had to create various graphs that depicted the types of commercials that are broadcasted during television programs. The project culminated with students presenting their graphs and information to their class. 

AVID and the Philadelphia Zoo
Our AVID students have the distinguished opportunity to participate in a contest sponsored by the Philadelphia Zoo called UNLESS.  Directly in line with common core standards, our AVID students will think critically about a real-world issue that is impacting wildlife around the globe. Along with the Philadelphia Zoo our students are committed to addressing the impact of palm oil on tigers and other endangered wildlife. Palm oil is the world’s most widely produced vegetable oil. It can be found in almost 50% of the packaged foods we eat and in many shampoos, cosmetics, lotions and cleaning products. In the last decade, close to 80% of deforestation in Sumatra was driven by the expansion of non-sustainable palm oil plantations, costing tigers, orangutans, rhinos and other endangered wildlife valuable habitat they need to survive.  We hope this inspirational work will be a great start to building awareness around the palm oil issue. This activity aims to harness the consumer power of children and have them influence companies to act. Today’s youth have unparalleled ability to inspire and effect positive change.

Boys Basketball
Congratulations to the Pemberton Middle School Boys Basketball team for another successful season!  They won their division and finished with a record of 7-4.  They lost in the first round of the playoffs to Delran in a double overtime thriller.

Lady Hornets Basketball
Congratulation the Lady Hornets Middle School basketball team on their incredible season during the 2013-2014 campaign. The Lady Hornets achieved a record high in victories, with five wins, this past season. This record high included a four game winning streak that assisted in them making the playoffs. The Lady Hornets played excellent team defense. They went six quarters throughout the season leaving opposing teams scoreless. It was one of the best seasons in the last ten to fifteen years. Congrats to this special team that achieved as much as they did in a season where snow and adversity could have been a hindrance.

Anti-Bullying Program

Pemberton Township Schools has established a district wide anti-bullying, harassment and intimidation (HIB) program designed to create a respectful and tolerant atmosphere. Ongoing programs for students will take place at every school throughout the year. Click the link below to read more about this initiative:

Pemberton Anti-Bullying Program: Building a Climate of Respect

Tuesday, September 2
Setup Day-Staff only
Wednesday, September 3
Building In-service Day-Staff only
Thursday, September 4
First Day of School
Thursday, September 11
Pemberton Township Schools Strategic Planning
6:00 PM

Pemberton Township High School Library

Tuesday, September 16
Technology Dependence Workshop
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday, September 18
Board Meeting - Work Session
Brotherhood Administration Building
Conference Room B