New Students to Pike

Welcome to Pike Middle School! 

We are so glad to have you and hope you will find this page helpful in navigating through the first few weeks. Please let us know how we can best help you through the transition process. Please join us on August 25th if you are new to the district! 
New Student Invitation


Schedule: 
Schedule change requests can be made online: Schedule Change Google Form
Or via email to one of your counselors: aandrews@nisdtx.org or sbates@nisdtx.org 
 
Lunches are not listed on your schedule so please see the bell schedule for your lunch time. 
6th grade lunch: after 5th period
7th grade lunch: after 4th period
8th grade lunch: after 3rd period

PE/Athletics:
Students in 7th and 8th grade can choose to take Athletics.
Students in Athletics must complete a doctor's physical form to try out or participate. The forms can be found here: Pike Middle School Athletics Page
Students in 7th grade MUST take PE or Athletics. 
Students in 6th grade are required to take PE and are not permitted to participate in UIL sports until 7th grade. 
PE/Athletics Uniforms are mandatory and may be purchased the first week of school for $20 through the coaching department. 
You may also order uniforms here: Order PE Uniforms Here

ID's: 
All students are required to wear a school-issued ID every day, all day
Students new to campus are welcome to come and take ID pictures on August 9th between 9-11am or 1-6pm
Students will be charged $5 for a replacement ID
ID's can be replaced in the AP office across from the main office

6th graders:
All 6th graders are invited to Panther Camp on Tuesday, August 17th 5:30-7pm
All 6th graders are invited to take ID pictures on August 9th 9am-11am and 1-6pm
All 6th graders take PE
All 6th graders will have 2 sections of Math 
All 6th graders must take 1 fine art (band, choir, orchestra)
See 6th grade course requests for more information: 6th grade information

7th graders:
All 7th graders must be up to date on due immunizations before the first day. 
All 7th graders will have 2 sections of LA.
All 7th graders must take PE, Athletics or Tennis. (Athletics and tennis require a doctor's physical and paperwork.)
See 7th grade course request for more information on classes: 7th grade information

8th graders: 
All 8th graders will take AVID or College and Career Readiness class. (Will include Speech HS credit)
All 8th graders will have an opportunity to take High School Credit classes. See the Course Request sheet for more information: 8th grade information

School Map: Pike map.pdf

Advisory: listed as a 9th period but will actually fall in between 7th and 8th. 

Bell Schedule: coming soon!

Bus Information: 
Buses line up at the back of the school. There will be maps and posters in the hallways for your convenience. 
Please contact Durham Transportation with any questions on routes, pick up times and locations:  Durham and Transportation

Lunch Account:
Once you are registered, you will be able to access your lunch account to add money here: 
My School Bucks 
You will need to create a profile by clicking on "Start Here"
Add student' sname, birthday and student ID#
Free/reduced lunch applications are found here: Free/Reduced Lunch Information

Chromebook Information: 
Guidelines, permission and fees found on this page
Student Devices Information Page

Lockers: 
See the front office for information locker assignments.

School Supplies:
The link to school supply lists can be found here: School Supplies 17-18

Moodle: 
Teachers will have most of their resources, upcoming dates, and contact information on their Moodle Course. Parents can view the site because of open guest access but students must be enrolled with an enrollment key (given to students by the teacher) to submit assignments. Here is a Moodle tutorial: Moodle Tutorial


As your campus counselors, we are happy to welcome any questions! Let us know about your experience at Pike Middle School. Here is our information to help you along the way: 

Counselors
:  
Steve Bates: Last names A-L  Sbates@nisdtx.org  817-698-1417
Aimee Andrews: Last names M-Z  aandrews@nisdt.org   817-215-0405

Assistant Principals:
Andrea White: Last names A-L  awhite@nisdtx.org  817-215-0423
Lisa Schlomach: Last names M-Z  l schlomach@nisdtx.org  817-215-0429

Principal:
Chris Jones: cjones02@nisdtx.org
817-210-0400