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FSA(Florida Standards Assessment) is coming UP!!
"The Florida Department of Education(FLDOE) has a parent and student website with a host of information which includes a practice or training test for the new FSA. The website is http;// While the training test will not match the rigor of the actual assessments. it does provide students a chance to become familiar with the platform. Our school will also be practicing with students these training tests".
Bootcamp Schedule
Start time is 8:00 AM
2/21 FSA Writing
2/28 FSA Writing
3/21 FSA Civics and Reading
4/11 FSA Math and Science
4/18 FSA Civics and Reading

MATH EXAM REVIEW GUIDES are available now.
Click here for the review guides.

Brighthouse Discount/Descuento
HCPS families interested in Connect2Compete should call Bright House Networks at 1-855-877-4909 with offer code HCC2C. Connect2Compete subscriptions will be accepted between August 15, 2014 and November 15, 2014.

Familias SCPH interesados ​​en Connect2Compete deben llamar Bright House Networks en 1-855-877-4909 con el código de oferta HCC2C. Suscripciones Connect2Compete serán aceptadas entre el 15 de agosto 2014 y 15 de noviembre 2014.

For more information / para más información

Pierce Tutoring

Pierce believes in prevention and intervention to help all students successfully complete their core academic classes.  Pierce is pleased to offer free tutoring and are a “come as you want/need” basis.   There is no penalty for missing or being late.  The only expectation is that students participate and work during the sessions.  No drop-offs before 7:15am.  All students attending the after school sessions MUST be picked up at 5:30pm.

Edsby is now ready for Parent registration.
Click below for the You Tube video on registration.
Parents will self-register at
Registration requires:
Name of school student attends
Student Number
Student SSN (last four digits)
Student DOB (MM/DD/YYYY)
Problems Registering? Please send an email to
For more Edsby Registration Information click here-> Edsby Handout

7282014_73332_0.png Message from Principal-Mr. Padgett
At Pierce Middle School our most important goal is to increase student achievement and to provide students with academic opportunities and advantages.~By providing more access to curriculum and support for students, we have seen an increasing number of students meeting the Florida Standards goals and District EOC requirements.~
To assist with student growth we will also continue with our ELP services and Saturday Enrichment programs to provide support and interventions for all students.~ The ELP services will be provided several services for students, including a Mentoring support program, tutorials, study time, and enrichment activities.~
We are also launching new elective courses this year.~ In addition, to our current AVID program which stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination.~ It is a nationwide program that provides the support necessary to help students gain entrance to a four-year university. We will offer the program to this year’s six graders through the wheel.~ If you are interested, please contact me.
Throughout the year, there are several things you can do to help us guide your students toward ultimate success.~
  • We will continue to offer access to Edsby so that parents can~monitor their students’ progress frequently.~ We can work together to remediate an academic problem when it arises.~ If you have not registered for Edsby, we can help at Open House, or you can www.   for directions.
  • Attend important school events, such as Open House, PSTA, and SAC committee meetings.~ We will always send out information through school website and use our automated calling system to keep you informed.
  • Please ensure that your child is at school every day ready to learn.~ There is a direct correlation between attendance and success.~
  • Encourage your student to seek help within our Guidance Department, and remember~all of our teachers are also available at various times to provide your student with one on one help.
  • Communicate with us when you have a question or need.~ Our counselors, teachers, and administrators are here to help whenever possible.
In closing, our goal at Pierce Middle School is to sustain academic growth.~ We will continue to work to improve our instructional program until all students achieve proficiency in every subject.~ I feel privileged to be principal at Pierce Middle, and I am available to help you.~ Please feel free to contact me whenever the need arises.~
We are having a great year!~

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18 Boys/Girls Soccer vs Orange Grove
19 Progress Reports go home
20 Conference Night 5:00pm
21 FSA Writing Bootcamp 8:00 AM
25 Boys/Girls Soccer vs Memorial
28 FSA Writing Bootcamp 8:00 AM

MARCH 2015
2-6 FSA Writing Test
21 FSA Bootcamp CIVICS 8:00 AM

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Febrero 2015
18 Niños / Niñas de fútbol vs Orange Grove
19 Los informes de progreso van a casa
20 Conferencia de la noche 5:00pm
21 FSA  - Práctica de escritura 8:00 AM
25 Niños / Niñas de fútbol vs Memorial
28 FSA  - Práctica de escritura 8:00 AM

MARZO 2015
2-6 FSA Examen de Redacción
9-13 Vacaciones de primavera - no hay clases
21 FSA  Civics Práctica 8:00 AM

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Last Modified: Feb 17, 2015