Student Contact Information Survey

Please take my Student Contact Information Survey so that we can keep the lines of communication open.

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E-Mail Under 13 Consent

Parents: If your child in under age 13, I need a release from you stating that you are granting them permission to have an e-mail address. If you would like them to use your e-mail address instead, that is fine. On the form, please select one option: whether to allow your child to have an e-mail address, whether you are not allowing them to have an e-mail address, or whether he/she will be using your e-mail address.

If your child is under age 13, please fill out the Email under 13 consent form and have your child return it to me.

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Summer Reading

I hope you’ve been reading your summer books. If not, here is Somerset’s summer reading list 2012. May I recommend a Kindle? They are super lightweight, are easy to read in the sunshine, and can save all the books you need.

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On the Prowl

The student newspaper for Somerset Academy, The Prowler, is now available at Ms. Ridal’s middle school journalism students have become reporters and have written some interesting stories.

Also parents, I checked with treasurer Mr. Rodriguez, and he said that you CAN donate your volunteer hour money to the school newspaper. If you are paying online or are paying in the front office, just specify that you want to donate the funds to the school newspaper. We will be using the money to publish a print version, and any leftover funds will be used to purchase much-need cameras and equipment.

If you know anyone who would like to advertise, please send me an e-mail. Thank you all for your support!

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Schedule Changes

If you need to change your schedule, you need to make sure that you fill out the Schedule Change Form and have your parents sign it. Please give the form to your HOMEROOM teacher. Do NOT go to guidance, as they will be calling you out of your classes for schedule changes or giving them to your homeroom teacher to pass on to you. Friday, Sept. 2 in the last day to turn in the forms; schedule change requests will not be accepted past that deadline.

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Accessing Pinnacle

Hello parents,

Here is the information you requested for accessing Pinnacle as sent to teachers from Ms. Bermudez:

Parents can access their child’s grades by following these steps:

1. Go to

2. The user name is the student’s ID (This is not the student’s social security number.) Please check your child’s schedule to find out the correct Student ID number.

3. The Pin Code is the child’s date of birth – this will be typed as year, month, and day (four digits for year, two digits for month, and two digits for day) – no spaces, slashes, dashes, or commas) – for example, if the student’s birthday is February 5, 1992, it would be typed in as 19920205.

 4. Choose the correct school from the School drop down menu: Somerset Academy Middle, Somerset Academy High, or Somerset Academy Arts Conservatory.

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