Monthly Archives: September 2016

Journalism Students Faced-Timed with Afghanistan

Journalism students had the privileged to interview Ms. Capron via face-time today. Ms. Capron is our history teacher, but she is also an active duty member of the military, currently serving in Afghanistan. Ms. Capron wanted to make sure to … Continue reading

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ESOL Celebrated Multi-Cultural Day Today

Ms. Poekert’s students celebrated their heritage today with a feast of family favorites and cultural delicacies. Ms. Poekert provided her famous slow cooked pork, and the students proudly shared everything from tacos to black beans and rice to flan. It … Continue reading

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PSCMS Students Shared Breakfast with Their Fathers!

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Egg Drop Challenge

Thursday in Ms. Magill’s class we conducted a STEM challenge. Earlier in the week, we researched our project and came up with a hypotheses before building our egg droppers. Finally, we set up our egg drop experiment. We built contraptions … Continue reading

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STEM Day Was a Success

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AVID Participates in Community Service

AVID classes participated in community service today, making pillow cases for youths residing at Homesafe. AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination and is a high school and college readiness course. Our AVID teachers are Ms. Abreu, Ms. Sterling, and … Continue reading

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Boys Baseball is Having a Stellar Season

Palm Springs Middle can sleep well tonight. A new force has risen in the ranks of the division and Lantana attempted to take control of our sacred land. Fireballer Nick D. once again blew away Lantana 4 to 0. Ramsley E. finished the … Continue reading

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STEM Education Comes to PSCMS

The STEM initiative has come to Palm Springs Middle School. STEM stands for Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics, and it is a nation-wide program that recognizes the need for strong science-based studies to prepare students for jobs in the future. … Continue reading

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Boys to Men Empowerment

Mr. Lafortune started the B2ME club because over the summer he noticed much of the population of young boys were failing the 3rd grade, which often results in them dropping out of high school. He also read about the enormous … Continue reading

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We are Planting a Garden!

Palm Springs Middle School is creating a brand new garden to be showcased in the courtyard. The purpose of the garden is to help fulfill the requirements for our school to become a STEM pilot school. Palm Springs is devoting … Continue reading

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