Daily Bulletin



October 18, 2018


SCHOOL News                     

arent/Guardian Symposium

Engage + Educate + Empower

Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 6:00 - 8:00 pm.

  • Pleasanton Middle School, 800 Building


Thank you to those who attended our Honor Roll reception ceremony earlier this month. If you weren't able to attend, your child's certificate and award are available for pick up in the attendance office.


The School Site Council (SSC) plays an important role in decision making at the school. This is the first PMS SSC meeting of the year and we invite all teachers and parents to attend. Come find out what the counsel does, how you can get involved and important campus updates.


First Meeting: October 24, at 3:20-4:00 pm in Room 801


2018/19 SSC scheduled meetings: Nov. 28, Jan. 23, March 20, and May 15.


For more information on SSC https://pleasantonmiddle.pleasantonusd.net/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=297044&type=d&pREC_ID=889682



PUSD is currently hiring Certificated Substitutes

Please apply at https://www.edjoin.org/Home/JobPosting/1056065

Certificated Substitutes are a vital resource to our schools, but more important, they are essential for the uninterrupted learning of our students. Due to the implementation of Common Core and other teacher enrichment programs, Pleasanton is currently hiring qualified substitutes.

One of the following credentials:

* California Teaching Credential
* Emergency 30 Day Substitute Teaching Permit
* If you hold a Degree from an accredited U.S. University or College and have passed the California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST), the District will apply for an Emergency 30 Day Substitute Teaching Permit on your behalf. Please visit 
www.cbest.nesinc.com for information regarding the CBEST.






On Friday, October 26, 2018, the Oakland Ballet Company will return to Pleasanton and perform two assemblies of their ballet Luna Mexicana at Amador Theater.  The advanced performance group of our PUSD Mariachi: Estrella Del Pueblo will be performing at this event. The assemblies are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. THIS IS A FUNDRAISER FOR THE PUSD MARIACHI PROGRAM. The cost of the assembly is $5 per student.  There are 550 tickets available for each of the assemblies. Payment must be made before tickets will be delivered. Proceeds from these assemblies will benefit the PUSD Mariachi Program. You can order your tickets at the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/BpnvmOYulub7NunP2


Luna Mexicana celebrates the iconic Mexican holiday, El Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with colorful costumes, vibrant music and festive dancing. In Luna Mexicana, a young woman dreams back to life relatives and friends – teetering skeletons, skirt swishing girls, a high flying “deer dancer” and a deathly Bride and Groom. Luna Mexicana is a 45 minute program that begins with a performance by our very own PUSD Mariachi “Estrella del Pueblo” followed by the ballet performance of “Luna Mexicana. Go to http://lustigdancetheatre.org/company/repertoire/luna-mexicana/ for a preview of this beautiful production! Also, the following is a link to the teacher's guide for the performance https://goo.gl/8X73rV.  If you have any questions, please contact Susana Lopez-Krulevitch at slopezkrulevitch@pleasantonusd.net.





If you forget something at home, be sure to check the rack by the front gate as well as at the Attendance Office. Lunches will be placed outside of the attendance office daily. Students are not called to the office during the school day for lunches or forgotten items.


Parents and Students: No group or individual deliveries of food, flowers, balloons and or gifts at school.


Spanish/DI  Families Potluck @ 5:00 - 6:30 pm, MPR


The student ID card printer is ready at the library. If you are a new student who has not received an ID card yet this year, please come to the library to have it printed out. If you have lost the ID card given to you during school picture day, there is a $5 replacement fee to print a new one.


Diversity Day, 10/24


Red Ribbon Week is October 22-26, 2018- Pleasanton Police visit, 10/24 11:05-12:33 pm


The next ASB meeting is 11/8/18 3rd period. Student representatives bring your device and go to the school library.

CLUB News                                                   

 Panther Players is an after-school drama team that performs plays for elementary schools around Pleasanton. If you are interested in auditioning, you must attend a MANDATORY informational meeting on Monday, October 29 right after school in Room 310 with Mrs. Orenberg. It will be a quick meeting ending at 3:45. If you cannot make the meeting but you still want to audition, you need to check in with Mrs. Orenberg before that date. See you there!

SPORTS News                                              

Our Panther 8th grade Boys Basketball team upset #1 ranked Fallon Middle School yesterday 62-41 and will play Mendenhall in the Tri Valley Athletic League Final on Thursday! The final will be held in Livermore at Mendenhall Middle School. 





Please note an important change for 8th Grade Girls Basketball tryouts. Tryouts will be held Friday, Oct. 19 and Monday, Oct. 22, from 3:15 to 5 pm. Any questions, please see the Sports Desk in the main office.  


7th Grade Girls Basketball 

First day of practice will be Monday 10/29. Practices will be held from 3:15 to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. Parents are needed to help with games! Please contact the Coach if available. Parent meeting to be held soon, (date and time to be determined). Stay tuned for more information!  


6th Grade Girls Basketball  

Tryouts will begin on Monday, October 15 from 3:15 pm until 4:15 pm, for those with a cleared Athletic Packet. Tryouts will be held on the black top. This week tryouts will be Mon, Tues and Thurs. The rest of the season practice will be Mon - Thurs.



Boys Volleyball - 12/12/18

Wrestling - 1/11/19

Girls Volleyball - 2/22/19

Golf - 3/1/19

Track - 3/14/19

Cheer – TBD


7th Grade Girls Basketball - PARENT MEETING

Parents of 7th Grade Girls Basketball players, please come to the PMS Library for a short parent meeting on October 30th at 5:15 pm. More information to come! 


All sports forms are available on our website under Athletics. In order to try out for a sport, all paperwork is required to be complete and turned in by the advertised due date. If you have already turned in a packet, only an emergency card is needed. **Check the daily bulletin for the latest information.**

All sports forms are available on our website under Athletics. In order to try out for a sport, all paperwork is req  required to be complete and turned in by the advertised due date. If you have already turned in a packet, only an   emergency card is needed. Check the website and the daily bulletin for the   latest information. 

TEACHERS/STAFF News         

Happy Thursday!!