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MSW Update - February 22, 2019

posted Feb 25, 2019, 7:11 AM by Barbara Quintangeli   [ updated Feb 25, 2019, 7:13 AM ]
Mrs. Milligan
Dear PVMS West Families,

I hope all enjoy the upcoming weekend.  Please see the informational items below.  

New News and Timely Reminders:


PVMS West yearbooks sale ends Sunday! You can pre-order your copy of the Junior Voyager for the low price of just $28.00!  There are three ways to order; online at jostenyearbooks.com, call toll-free 1-877-767-5217 or by mail using the Jostens form and return envelope. Click here to see flyer with more information.


Rescheduled - NAEP – The date of the NAEP (Reading and Mathematics) assessment has been rescheduled for Feb. 25, 2019.  (Eighth-grade students who will be participating in this assessment should bring a book along to read if they finish the test prior to test dismissal.)


Ice Cream Social - The High School Viking Buddies Club is hosting an Ice Cream Social for our secondary special education students and their families.  The social offers our students and families an opportunity to socialize outside of school, support the transition of our students from middle school to high school, and learn more about the Viking Buddies club at the High School. We hope you will consider attending the event! Please see your email for details.


Full-school Assembly, “Marijuana, the Developing Brain & Behavior,” courtesy of Be a Part of the Conversation - February 27, 2019


from PVMS West’s Home and School:

Come join us Monday, March 4th, at 7:00 p.m. in the library for our next meeting.  We'll start discussing our plans for next year and are always open to new ideas.  Hope to see you there! MS West’s Home and School Amazon Link - https://smile.amazon.com/ch/73-1727330  Just click on the banner to get an HTML code to copy.  Any money we earn goes directly into the H & S bank account.  Give it a try!


Trimester 2 End soon – March 8, 2019.  Please communicate with your child’s vector teachers if you have any questions or concerns about his/her academic progress/grades.


PVMS - West Drama Club presents....

Madagascar, Jr.

Friday, March 15 at 7:30PM

Saturday, March 16 at 6:00PM

Sunday, March 17 at 2:00PM

At PVMS – West Auditorium


The show will run approximately ninety minutes, including intermission.


West is proud to support MSE’s production as well.  MSE will be performing The Little Mermaid on 3/8/19 at 7:30, 3/9/19 at 6:00, and 3/10/19 at 1:00.  Tickets: skk6501@comcast.net


Perkiomen Watershed Stream Clean-up - Mrs Emers' seventh-grade science project group, Defaulty Boyz, invite you to come out and support the Perkiomen Watershed for the annual Stream Clean-up on April 6, 2019 from 9am - 12pm.  Click here to see the flyer. By donating just a few hours of your time, PV families can make big impact on the environment and have fun too!  Let's show the Watershed that PV Vikings care. Sign up now! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0F4EAAA822A57-perkiomen


Green Team’s Love Your Mother 5K – Save the Date – May 4, 2019, 8:00 a.m., 25.00/participant (More to come…)

Click here for Mrs. Milligan’s Weekly Reminders from past newsletters:

General reminders are available on Mrs. Milligan's Tips and Reminders Webpage, located under the Resources for Families tab on the Middle School West home page.   A reminder to parents and guardians: If you ever need clarification or assistance with anything mentioned in my reports or if you have general questions, please email (dmilligan@pvsd.org) or call (484-977-7210, ext. 3505).  I will be happy to assist you.

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Donna Milligan, Principal, PVMS West

Important Dates:

March - Remaining Feb. dates, please see New News and Timely Reminders. When not listed, please see your email for specific dates, times, and locations.

  • Jazz Band Competition

  • Reading Olympics competition

  • Seventh-grade Field Trip

  • Jazz Band performs at a neighboring middle school

  • PMEA String Fest

  • 3/15,16,17/19- West Spring Musical, Madagascar

  • 3/18/19- First day of Spring Sports