As a unique, independent academy, Pinkerton Academy's mission is to strive to ensure the growth of all students in a challenging, respectful, and collaborative environment. The Academy fosters a student-centered community with purposefully designed, interactive and relevant learning opportunities.

Tuesday-September 18, 2018

College Visits:

 

9/18/2018 A 8:00am School Counseling Office Admission Counselor Fairfield University
9/18/2018 B 9:00am School Counseling Office Assistant Dean of Admissions Hampden-Sydney College
9/18/2018 C 9:50am School Counseling Office Admission Counselor University of Maryland-College Park
9/18/2018 E 11:35am School Counseling Office Associate Director of Regional Admissions High Point University
9/18/2018 F 12:25pm School Counseling Office Assistant Director of Admissions Vermont Technical College
9/18/2018 H 2:10pm School Counseling Office Admission Counselor Curry College

Off-Campus Parking-This is a reminder

Parking at:

Hood Commons Plaza, Citizens Plaza, Fieldstone Terrace, Sun View Condominiums or any other surrounding lots without permission, is not allowed.

 The management at these locations will have your vehicle towed at your expense.

Towing is expensive! $$$

Library and Media Center's Straw Tower Competition-Results

The results are in for the Library and Media Center's first week of Straw Tower Competition! For the library, the winner is Ian W. from period H. The winners over in the Media center were also from period H: Jake V., Hailey L., and Lorenzo P. Congratulations to the winners! Stop by the Library or Media Center to pick up your prize. 

PSAT Registration-till-9/21

The PSAT will be offered at Pinkerton on Saturday, October 13th.

Registration is taking place before school in the School Counseling office today, thru Sept. 21st.  The cost is $25.00 - checks only - payable to Pinkerton Academy.

VEX Robotics Club-Tuesdays & Thursdays

The VEX Robotics Club will meet on Tuesday and Thursdays in room 4202 right after school, located in the Annex building.  If you like working with your hands and building things the VEX Robotics Club is for you. They are in the process of forming six teams. See Mr. Biron for more information.

FFA-Paperwork-Meeting-Tues., 9/18

Attention FFA members, remember to bring your paperwork and dues to the meeting today if you want to attend the fair.

PALS-Tues., 9/18

Would you like to be a PAL to a child in Derry? Do you like making a difference in the community? Then consider joining PALS. Our first large group meeting is today after school in the Freshman Academy Lecture Hall. Hope to see you there!

Positive Action Committee Club-New-Wed., 9/19

Positive Action Committee is meeting after school tomorrow in the School Counseling Office located in the Low Building. See Mrs. Donovan with questions.  JOIN THE PAC.

Pinkerton's Quiz Bowl

In honor of Constitution Day on Monday, Pinkerton's Quiz Bowl team wants to know if you can name the two future presidents that signed the Constitution.

The team meets on Fridays in room 106 or see Mr. Crowell if you are interested.

Astro Striders

The Astro Striders will be meeting to run every day this week except for Wednesday. We meet in Room 417 right after school. 

SkillsUSA-Thurs., 9/20

SkillsUSA will be having their information meeting on Thursday, right after school, in the Academy Lecture Hall.  Please come and meet the returning members and learn more about what SkillsUSA can do to make you career ready, college ready.

Elementary Spanish Club-Thurs., 9/20

There will be an Elementary Spanish Club meeting on Thursday, Sept 20, after school in room 58.  All former members and new members must attend.

Mindfulness Club-Thurs., 9/20

Do you have anxiety and stress? Do you want to learn how to manage your stress in a calm and peaceful way? The Mindfulness Club is for YOU! The Mindfulness Club will help all students learn how to meditate to help with anxiety and stress in everyday life, and how to use mindfulness techniques to improve focus, learning, sleeping, eating and more! If you are interested in this club, join Ethan for the first meeting of the year on Thursday, September 20th at 2:30pm in the Workout room of the Field House. During this meeting we will be working on total body awareness, heart beats and as usual, breathing! Please join us, all are welcome

Class Pictures

Attention to ALL underclassmen and seniors who have not had their senior picture taken:

Next week, all underclassmen will have their school photo taken for the yearbook and will report to the Stockbridge Theatre on the designated day from their English classes. Each student should have received a personalized Mark Lawrence Photo ordering flyer from your English teacher. If you did not receive a flyer, please download a flyer from the website.

Juniors: Tuesday, September 18

Sophomores: Wednesday, September 19

Freshmen: Thursday, September 20

For those seniors who have not had their senior picture taken and just want to have a photo taken for submission in the yearbook, please report to the Stockbridge Theatre during a free period and report to the photographer who has been assigned to take senior photos.

If you have any questions, please see Mr. Cain in Room 410 or 415.

Sophomores- Sophomore Semi

Class Officers are asking for or your help in planning our semi-formal dance in December.  If interested, come to a meeting in room 6308 on September 18th after school.

Seniors-Academy Plan

Seniors, who have study A or H and would like to arrive late or leave early, you may qualify for the Senior Academy Plan. See the home page of PA’s website under: Info for Senior Class Academy Plan. Stop by the senior office for more information.

Spirit Week Information:

Spirit_Week_18-19.pdf