• July 23, 2021, 3 p.m. - HSD has updated its mask guidance for summer activities and programs, making masks optional indoors for individuals 12 and older at middle and high schools. Read more here.

    23/JUL/2021, 3:00 p.m. - HSD ha actualizado sus directrices sobre el uso de mascarillas durante actividades y los programas de verano, las mascarillas serán opcionales en los espacios interiores para las personas mayores de 12 años en las escuelas secundarias y preparatorias. Obtenga más información aquí.

    2021-22 School Year  |  Año escolar 2021-22

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Upcoming Events

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  • Poynter upcoming events:

    Sept. 8, 9, 10  @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Supply pick up at Poynter

    Sept. 8 - 11,  Teachers make welcome calls home

    Sept. 14, First day of Distance Learning Classes

    Sept. 23, 7th grade virtual Back to School Night

    Sept. 24, 8th grade virtual Back to School Night

     Proximos Eventos:

     8, 9, 10 de Sept., Noche de recoger materiales en Poynter, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    8, 9, 10, 11 de Sept., Maestros hacen llamadas de bienvenida

    14 de Sept., Primer dia de aprendizaje a distancia

    23 de Sept., Noche de regreso virtual, septimo grado

    24 de Sept., Noche de regreso virtual, octavo grado

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Principal's Message

  • Jon Pede Dear Poynter Families,

    It is with great pride and excitement that I am Principal of Poynter Middle School. I am excited to bring my skills as an educational leader to your son’s/daughter’s school and to collaborate with you as a partner in education to ensure your child’s success.

    Along with staff, I will work hard to continue the legacy of success established at Poynter by building strong relationships with parents, students, staff, and community partners.  We will focus on character education initiatives through Positive Behavior Intervention Support, Capturing Kids Hearts, fostering a nurturing safe environment for children, use of data to inform instruction, consistent implementation of newly adopted English Language Arts to increase students’ achievement, by providing exciting and challenging enrichment opportunities for all students.

    The diverse student population at Poynter Middle School provides everyone with an awareness and appreciation for all cultures. The Poynter staff are passionate, dedicated educators who set high standards of achievement so our young scholars can be successful. We are determined to drive rigorous engagement in literacy, writing, math, and science, and provide individualized opportunities for student growth. To ensure this happens, we collaborate regularly around student learning, challenge one another, and seek to continuously improvement in teaching and learning. We set high expectations for ourselves and our young scholars, and work together in the process of achieving those expectations.

    Thank you for trusting us with the education and caring development of your child. If you have questions or concerns that arise at any time, please do not hesitate to give your child’s teacher or me a call. Family support is a critical link to student achievement. We want to hear from you!

    In partnership,

    Jon Pede

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