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5/16/2022 Newsletter

Pike Happenings May 16th- 20th

Dear Pike Parents and Caregivers,  

It is hard to believe we are down to our last two weeks of the 21-22 school year!  Please make sure that library books are turned in this week as well as any medication you may have in the nurse's office.  We will be hosting a  Book Fair at the end of this week starting on Thursday through next week, swing by we would love for you to grab your summer reading now!  



  • Per Jostens our yearbooks are expected to be in the last week of school and are scheduled to be passed out on Wednesday May 25th. 
  • Our yearbook class will get these passed out to students during a designated content area:
    • 6th grade during Math class
    • 7th grade during ELA class
    • 8th grade during CCMR/AVID class
  • If you are not sure if you ordered a yearbook, please email 
    • If you need to purchase, we will have a limited number for sale! 

Early Dismissal on Thursday May 26th

  • We will stop all early dismissal at 2:45 on the last day of school. 
    • Please plan accordingly.
    • This does not apply if you are attending an awards assembly. 

Pike May Fest (Celebration Day)

  • 8th clap out
  • We will continue our tradition of having a Clap Out, one final walk, of the building for our 8th grade class.
  • This will take place on the last day of school, which is no longer a ½ day but a regular dismissal time of 4:13.
    • If you would like to attend the 8th grade clap out, you will need to check in through the front office. 
      •  If you are not planning to attend the awards assembly, you will be able to wait in the library. 
    • We will provide parents/families with specific information on where to stand upon your arrival.
      • Please remember we are a latex free campus.
      • Signs, banners/posters / noise makers are all allowed and encouraged.  


Awards Assembly 

  • We will be conducting a brief in school awards assembly per grade level the last day of school to honor students who received:
    • A honor roll
    • A/B honor roll
    • PTA reflection awards/Service awards
  • Parents are invited to attend.  
  •  You will need to check in the front office, allowing additional time for this process. 
    • 6th grade 1:45- 2:30
    • 7th grade 2:40- 3:21
    • 8th grade 3:30- 4:00 followed by one last walk of the campus.    


Pike PTA:

  • Each year our school (and PTA) works hard to earn the designation of being a national School of Excellence. As a part of this designation, we strive hard to improve the communications between our school, our families, and our community.  We would appreciate your participation in this important survey.  Many of you completed this survey at the beginning of the year.  We used the results of that survey to set goals for improvement over the school year.  We are encouraging you to answer the same questions again to see how you feel that we have done.  We ask that you take time to complete the survey no later than THURSDAY, MAY 26TH, 2022. 




Thank you

Tricia Lutkenhaus

Principal Pike Middle School