Monthly Archives: September 2014

Students Discover Density in at Home Lab

Ms. DeWitt’s students were assigned an at home experiment—a lab about density. In this lab pancake syrup, oil, and water were poured into a glass jar to see which liquid was the densest. They discovered that pancake syrup is the … Continue reading

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Girl Up Lady Rays Held a Car Wash Last Weekend

Girl Up Lady Rays, a new club at Palm Springs Community Middle School, held their first car wash fundraiser last weekend. The club raised nearly $130 which will fund future events and serve as proceeds towards Girl Up, an organization … Continue reading

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Ms. Simpson’s Classes Celebrate Constitution Day By Creating Their Own Preamble

Ms. Simpson’s classes created their own Preambles on Constitution Day, outlining goals to increase learning and promote fairness in their classes. One student commented that it was “a logical way to all of us to agree upon how the class … Continue reading

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PSCMS Candy Sale Fund Raiser Has Begun

Mr. K. Mancusi’s first hour class helped to unload a semi-truck full of chocolate this week to kick-off our annual “World’ Finest Chocolate” fundraiser. Last year we raised over $12,000 that was put into the students’ account to purchase things … Continue reading

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Mr. Williams Shares His Pride Tickets

In Mr. Williams’s class, students received pride tickets for doing the right thing. Pride tickets are rewarded for perfect attendance for two whole weeks, and  for showing respect, and stingray pride. Students put the pride tickets in the box for drawings … Continue reading

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Lady Rays Softballl Starts the Season Strong

The Lady Rays defeated L.C. Swain School Friday 15 – 0 with pitchers Elizabeth R. and Tatiana D.  They set their record to 1-0. Hitting singles for the Lady Rays were:  Yesinia R.(2), Madison D., Tatiana D., Elizabeth R., Kadeisha … Continue reading

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Girl Up Club Comes to PSCMS

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Nail Painting Club Meets Mondays After School

If you’re interested in a fun time getting and giving a manicure, meet after school in Ms. Simone’s room on Mondays for Nail Painting Club. It’s a great way to socialize with friends, and Ms. Simone and Ms. Pritt are … Continue reading

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PSCMS 6th Graders Show Thanks to Firefighter on September 11th

Ms. Hartman delivered thank-you cards to Palm Springs firefighters yesterday in honor of September 11th and the firefighters who were an integral part of the tragic events. Sixth grade students handmade cards of appreciation which were gratefully accepted.

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Equations Academic Games Practice Has Begun

Mr. Dowling is leading the Equations Academic Game team to a great start. Academic Games is a collection of games: Equations, Linguistics, and Presidents and Current Events, that takes place all throughout the school year. Equations is a math game … Continue reading

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