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Next week Pilla will be holding Red Ribbon Week Spirit Days celebrating our choice to be DRUG FREE! Please start off the week on Monday by wearing a red shirt (no collar needed) with uniform bottoms. Please see the flyer below for info on other spirit days. Thank you!... (cont'd)

Week of Respect Project - This month's project is centered around "Week of Respect."  Students and families are asked to create a video, poster, or poem that demonstrates or represents "RESPECT" to them and/or their families. Videos and poems will be submitted to ... (cont'd)

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Please see the newsletter linked below for information regarding today's closure, picture day, Start Strong testing and Sgt. Dominick Pilla Day.

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The Start Strong test will be administered  to students starting October 4-6 during first and second period.  Student attendance and  promptness to school is extremely important. Make-ups for students absent on test days will be scheduled for the week after.

This assessments... (cont'd)

Individual student pictures will be taken at school by T & F Camera Wednesday, Sept 29 and Thursday, Sept 30. To determine which day your student will have their picture taken, please compare your student's schedule to the this picture day schedule. Almost all pictures will be... (cont'd)

This student orientation slideshow was shared with all students during gym classes and also emailed to students.

Our first student and family project is ready to go! Please follow the link below and send projects to PillaAdmin@vineland.org so we can decorate our walls!

September Student and Family Project

Don't miss Pilla's Back to School Night on Monday, September 13th from 6-8pm!

Thank you to everyone who came to our August 16 & 17 summer orientation. If you missed it, you can view the presentation below. Don't forget the district-wide open house on Sept 2nd from 1-3pm when you can visit Pilla again.

Pilla Summer Transition Presentation

For a limited time, our gym department is holding a Pilla apparel sale. Please follow the link below.

Pilla Store

The student handbook for the 2021-2022 school year can be found using the below link. Please use it to familiarize your student with Pilla policies and procedures.

Pilla Student Handbook 2021-2022

Parents of entering 6th graders - don't forget to get your child scheduled for the whooping cough and meningitis vaccines. Please bring a copy of the shot record to the school before September 7th or you can drop it off at the Link to Learn on August 16th if you are attending. Please see... (cont'd)

Please see this list for suggested general supplies for the upcoming school year.

Students and Parents,

We hope this post finds you and your family enjoying the summer break!

As we look forward to the school year ahead, we wanted to send you an invitation to join us for our upcoming "Link to Learn" transition program.

During the program we offer an overview of what to expect during the transition to middle school, provide an opportunity to tour the... (cont'd)

Please read and accept the Macbook Agreement if your student has borrowed a Macbook for this school year. Please review the Macbook Handbook before accepting.

Students entering 6th grade  who are 11 years old and NEW 7th & 8th students 11 years or older coming to Pilla Middle School are required by NJ State Health Department, to receive a Tdap and Meningococcal vaccine in order to enter school.

This means that 6th graders and the previous mentioned older students  may not begin school on the first day if they cannot show proof of these... (cont'd)

Someone is available in the Pilla main office Monday - Thursday, 9am - 2pm. We are also available via phone at 691-1801 or via the emails listed below.

Principal - Mr. Bermudez ibermudez@vineland.org

Assistant Principal - Mrs. Finizio mfinizio@vineland.org

Secretary - Ms. Williams -... (cont'd)

Please read the attached document concerning the pick up of students during the school day.  Emergency contacts may not pick students up unless they have a note that day stating that from the parent or guardian each time they come.  Also, students must be picked up before 2:20 pm because the office and the car line get hectic with dismissal procedures.