New Students to Pike


Welcome to
Gene Pike Middle School!
 


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As you begin to prepare for the new school year we know you have a lot of questions.  Our goal is provide clear, consistent communication and support during this time and throughout the school year.  We know there is a lot to manage, and staying connected with you helps to support the success of every student.  The presentation below will help to address many of the first day questions you will have plus much more.  Please do not hesitate to reach out to your child’s teacher, counselor or assistant principal for help. 

Click here for Panther Camp/New Student Orientation



Schedule: 
Schedule change requests can be made online: Schedule Change Google Form
Or via email to one of your counselors:

Please note that schedule requests are limited.

6th Grade Counselor: aaldridge@nisdtx.org 7th Grade Counselor: sbates@nisdtx.org
8th Grade Counselor: whitney.martin@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. Please talk with your child's coach about ordering a uniform.


ID's: 
All students are required to wear a school-issued ID every day, all day
Students will be charged $5 for a replacement ID
ID's can be replaced in the AP office across from the main office

Masks:
Masks are to be consistently worn, just like school ID's

School Supplies:
Go to 'Resources' and to the bottom you will find your supply list

6th graders:
All 6th graders must 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

Advisory: listed as a 9th period but will actually be after 2nd period.

Bell Schedule: 
Remote Learning Schedule
In-person schedule TBD

Bus Information: 
Buses line up at the back of the school. There will be maps and posters in the hallways for your convenience. 

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

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
:  
Adam Aldridge: 6th Grade Counselor,  aaldridge@nisdtx.org  817-698-1326
Steve Bates: 7th Grade Counselor,  sbates@nisdtx.org  817-215-0405
Whitney Martin: 8th Grade Counselor,  whitney.martin@nisdtx.org   817-698-1417

Assistant Principals:
Patricia Lutkenhaus: 6th Grade Assistant Principal plutkenhaus@nisdtx.org  817-215-0410
Lisa Schlomach: 7th Grade Assistant Principal lschlomach@nisdtx.org  817-215-0429
Andrea Driver: 8th Grade Assistant Principal adriver@nisdtx.org  817-215-0423


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

WELCOME TO THE PIKE FAMILY!