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Pizitz Announcements 05/16

 Louis Pizitz Middle SchoolAnnouncements  Parents    Attn 8th grade parents - 8th Grade Banquet is May 17 at 6:00-9:00pm.     8th graders will be dismissed at 1:30pm on May 17.  See the attached letter for more information.  8th Grade Parent letter   Just a reminder, due to liability concerns, we cannot accept permission by phone, fax, or email for someone to check out your student.  If your student will be checked out by someone NOT on his/her checkout list, please send a SIGNED note with your student giving permission.
   Safety is one of our school’s top priorities and to help safeguard our school community, we have a new communication tool that we would like to share with you.  Our district is now using SafeSchools Alert, a tip reporting service that allows students, staff, and parents to submit safety concerns and kudos to our administration in five different ways.  This site is a reporting tool and is only monitored during school hours on Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Please click HERE for the parent letter for more information. 
Safe Schools Alert App instructions: Safe Schools Alert App  Students    5/16 Thursday - Yearbook Distribution Assembly - Activity Schedule #3 5/17 Friday - Band and Choral Concert for School - Activity Sch #3
                    - 8th grade Awards after lunch 
                    - 8th grade early dismissal at 1:30pm
                    - 8th grade Banquet 6:00pm at Pizitz 5/18 Saturday - Band Instrument Selection for rising 6th graders  May 20 Monday - 6th grade awards @ 8:30/7th grade awards at 1:00 (No Activity schedule)                             - 8th grade French field trip May 21 Tuesday - Pirates' Day May 22 Wednesday - SGA Officers' Installation - Activity Schedule #1 May 23 Thursday - Homeroom Parties
                                - 2 hour Early Dismissal at 1:05 pm   Students, if you would like to apply to be on the Pizitz Robotics Team, please pick up an application from Ms. McAliley, Room 251 or in the robotics lab during 8th period.
Pirates' Day Wiffle Ball team and 3-on-3 Basketball monies are due this Friday by the end of the day. Turn in money with roster by the end of the day. Attention Pirates:  Your 2019 Pirates Day is on Tuesday, May 21!  This is a great day of games, food and activities to celebrate the end of a great school year.  Discounted “Pre-Sale” WRISTBANDS will be sold for $20 Mon., MAY 6 – Fri., May 17 in the Lunchroom during 4th & 5th Periods ONLY.  Your wristband allows unlimited access to most activities and food.  Each wristband will have 1 pull-tab that can be used once at either “Lunch Combo” or “Paintball.”  There will be no pre-sale orders taken after May 17.  Tickets & wristbands will be sold throughout the day on Pirates Day at the regular price: Tickets: $1 = 3 Tickets .......“Day-of” Wristbands: $25 Make your plans now to celebrate Pirates Day!  PIRATES' Day Info   Extracurricular        Any rising 8th or 9th grader (current 7th or 8th) interested in trying out for baseball at the high school next year that was unable to attend the meeting on 4/24 should email Coach Harris at  More information can be found by visiting and clicking on baseball, or by going to any of our social media pages (@VHHSBaseball on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter).   Due to scheduling conflicts, VHHS baseball tryouts for rising 9th graders will use the second set of dates given on the handout from Coach Harris. Those dates are below. Tryouts for rising 8th graders who wish to go out for freshman baseball will also be the second set of dates.  
    Rising 9th Grade Tryouts will be held:Sunday, May 19, 2:00-4:30 pmMonday, May 20, 4:00-6:00 pmWednesday, May 22, 4:00-6:00 pmThursday, May 23, 4:00-6:00 pmRising 8th Grade Tryouts will be held:Sunday, May 19, 4:30-6:30 pmMonday, May 20, 6:00-8:00 pm   Louis Pizitz Middle School · 2020 Pizitz Drive · Vestavia Hills, AL 35216 · (205) 402-5350Where Pirates Lead, Others Follow