Announcements


William Floyd’s “Virtual Backpack” is a one-stop resource for events that are happening in our schools and community. 
Updates and additions will occur regularly. Each individual school manages their own section of the page, so frequency and quantity may vary.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

posted Nov 21, 2017, 6:52 AM by Ann Marie Salica

Good Morning Paca Middle School!
 Today is an A DAY

November  22 - 24 - SCHOOL CLOSED - Thanksgiving Recess

  • There is NO Advantage Program after school today.
  • There will be NO 3:23 buses today.
  • Congratulations to the Paca Basketball team as they won the game against Bellport yesterday 53-44 in overtime.  Mekhi Kelly led the scoring with 21 points and Terrell Gholson scored 15 points.  Great job to the entire team on an outstanding win.

Sport Schedule:
DateTimeAway Team Home TeamLevel / SportNL/SContest Location
11/21/20174:00 PMPaca @ Bayport-Blue Pt 
(NO SPECTATORS)
B BOYS BASKETBALLSJames Wilson Young Middle School
11/27/20173:45 PMPaca @ AmityvilleB BOYS BASKETBALLSEdmund W. Miles Middle School
11/27/20173:00 PMWm Floyd MS @ PACA 
(NO SPECTATORS)
B WINTER GIRLS VOLLEYBALLSWilliam Paca Middle School
PACA MS
11/29/20174:00 PMPaca @ RonkonkomaB BOYS BASKETBALL-Ronkonkoma Middle School
11/30/20174:00 PMLongwood Green @ PacaB BOYS BASKETBALL-William Paca Middle School
12/2/201710:00 AMPaca @ HauppaugeB BOYS BASKETBALLSHauppauge Middle School

Upcoming Events:
  • December 1st - Paca Rec Night - 6-8 pm  
  • December 6th - Paca PTO Meeting - 6:30 pm
  • December 7th - Paca Winter Concert & Art Show - 7:00 pm HS Auditorium
  • December 12th - Board of Education Meeting - 8:00 pm HS Library
  • December 25 - January 1 - SCHOOL CLOSED - Winter Recess
HELPFUL INFORMATION:
  • LOST & FOUND is located in all Paca offices and the cafeteria.  If you have lost anything, please check all locations.
  • Get Access to your child's schedule, attendance, grades, teacher's email and other important information by signing up for PARENT PORTAL! Instructions to access Parent Portal.

Monday, November 20, 2017

posted Nov 20, 2017, 7:26 AM by Ann Marie Salica

Good Morning Paca Middle School!
 Today is a B DAY

  • Helping Hands will meet in Room 110 today after school to bake for our local Senior Citizens.
  • There will be NO Home & Careers Club today.  The 7th & 8th grade club will meet next Monday, November 27th.
  • Judo Club will be meeting tomorrow after school.
  • Unity Club will meet today after school in Room 166.
  • The School Store will be open every day through Tuesday, November 22nd during all lunch periods.  We will selling school supplies, Paca Pride t-shirts and Thanksgiving treats.

Sport Schedule:
DateTimeAway Team Home TeamLevel / SportNL/SContest Location
11/17/20174:00 PMPaca @ Brentwood WestB BOYS BASKETBALLSBrentwood West Middle School
11/20/20174:00 PMPaca @ Bellport WhiteB BOYS BASKETBALL-Bellport Middle School

Upcoming Events:
  • November  22 - 24 - SCHOOL CLOSED - Thanksgiving Recess 
  • December 1st - Paca Rec Night - 6-8 pm  
  • December 6th - Paca PTO Meeting - 6:30 pm
  • December 7th - Paca Winter Concert & Art Show - 7:00 pm HS Auditorium
  • December 12th - Board of Education Meeting - 8:00 pm HS Library
  • December 25 - January 1 - SCHOOL CLOSED - Winter Recess
HELPFUL INFORMATION:
  • LOST & FOUND is located in all Paca offices and the cafeteria.  If you have lost anything, please check all locations.
  • Get Access to your child's schedule, attendance, grades, teacher's email and other important information by signing up for PARENT PORTAL! Instructions to access Parent Portal.

Friday, November 17, 2017

posted Nov 17, 2017, 6:41 AM by Ann Marie Salica

Good Morning Paca Middle School!
 Today is an A DAY

  • Attention Jazz Band and Thunder Strings members:  We are very proud of you awesome effort every Thursday at rehearsal.  Bravo!  Keep up the great work!
  • Any 6th grade students interested in running the William Floyd Annual Turkey Trot on Saturday, November 18th, please see your PE teacher for information on times, location and entry fees.
Have a great weekend!
Sport Schedule:
DateTimeAway Team Home TeamLevel / SportNL/SContest Location
11/17/20174:00 PMPaca @ Brentwood WestB BOYS BASKETBALLSBrentwood West Middle School
11/20/20174:00 PMPaca @ Bellport WhiteB BOYS BASKETBALL-Bellport Middle School

Upcoming Events:
  • November  22 - 24 - SCHOOL CLOSED - Thanksgiving Recess 
  • December 1st - Paca Rec Night - 6-8 pm  
  • December 6th - Paca PTO Meeting - 6:30 pm
  • December 7th - Paca Winter Concert & Art Show - 7:00 pm HS Auditorium
  • December 12th - Board of Education Meeting - 8:00 pm HS Library
  • December 25 - January 1 - SCHOOL CLOSED - Winter Recess
HELPFUL INFORMATION:
  • LOST & FOUND is located in all Paca offices and the cafeteria.  If you have lost anything, please check all locations.
  • Get Access to your child's schedule, attendance, grades, teacher's email and other important information by signing up for PARENT PORTAL! Instructions to access Parent Portal.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

posted Nov 16, 2017, 12:49 PM by Ann Marie Salica

Good Morning Paca Middle School!
 Today is a B DAY

  • Cheerleading practice will be today 4:45-6:15 today in the Back Gym.
  • The thunder Strings will rehearse today after school.
  • Stony Brook STEP Club is cancelled for today.
  • The school store will be open tomorrow through Tuesday, November 22nd during all lunch periods.  We will be selling school supplies, Paca Pride t-shirts and Thanksgiving treats.
  • The boys Basketball practice is cancelled today.  All players should be going to extra help until 3:23. If you cannot attend extra help with one of you teachers, you must go to Room 107 with Mr. Sicari.  All players must show Coach Sicari an extra help pass before getting on the 3:23 buses. 
  • Girls volleyball practice is cancelled for today.
  • Intramurals will be meeting today after school in the Back Gym.
  • Today we welcomed Breaking the Cycle to our school for student assemblies.  May the stories you heard of hope and courage inspire you to make positive choices in your lives.

Sport Schedule:
DateTimeAway Team Home TeamLevel / SportNL/SContest Location
11/17/20174:00 PMPaca @ Brentwood WestB BOYS BASKETBALLSBrentwood West Middle School
11/20/20174:00 PMPaca @ Bellport WhiteB BOYS BASKETBALL-Bellport Middle School

Upcoming Events:
  • November  22 - 24 - SCHOOL CLOSED - Thanksgiving Recess 
  • December 1st - Paca Rec Night - 6-8pm  
  • December 6th - Paca PTO Meeting - 6:30 pm
  • December 7th - Paca Winter Concert & Art Show - 7:00 pm HS Auditorium
  • December 12th - Board of Education Meeting - 8:00 pm HS Library
  • December 25 - January 1 - SCHOOL CLOSED - Winter Recess
HELPFUL INFORMATION:
  • LOST & FOUND is located in all Paca offices and the cafeteria.  If you have lost anything, please check all locations.
  • Get Access to your child's schedule, attendance, grades, teacher's email and other important information by signing up for PARENT PORTAL! Instructions to access Parent Portal.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

posted Nov 15, 2017, 6:57 AM by Ann Marie Salica

Good Morning Paca Middle School!
 Today is an A DAY

  • Lifetouch picture make up will be today!  IF you didn't have your picture taken for the yearbook this is your last chance to do it.  Order forms can be picked up from  the East Office.  Students can go during Gym or have a pass to go to the Auditorium.
  • All students in clubs please stay after school today and meet in the auditorium for Club Pictures.  This includes the Garden Club, Home & Career Club, Stonybrook STEP Club, Animal Science Club, Unity Club, Mock Trial, Science Research Club and Paca Robotics Club.
  • The school store will be open tomorrow through Tuesday, November 22nd during all lunch periods.  We will be selling school supplies, Paca Pride t-shirts and Thanksgiving treats.
  • The boys Basketball team will start their practice today in Room 107.  Please report to Mr. Sicari's classroom right after school.
  • Intramurals will be meeting today after school in the Back Gym.

Sport Schedule:
DateTimeAway Team Home TeamLevel / SportNL/SContest Location
11/17/20174:00 PMPaca @ Brentwood WestB BOYS BASKETBALLSBrentwood West Middle School
11/20/20174:00 PMPaca @ Bellport WhiteB BOYS BASKETBALL-Bellport Middle School

Upcoming Events:
  • November 15th - Picture Make up Day
  • November  22 - 24 - SCHOOL CLOSED - Thanksgiving Recess 
  • December 1st - Paca Rec Night - 6-8pm  
  • December 6th - Paca PTO Meeting - 6:30 pm
  • December 7th - Paca Winter Concert & Art Show - 7:00 pm HS Auditorium
  • December 12th - Board of Education Meeting - 8:00 pm HS Library
  • December 25 - January 1 - SCHOOL CLOSED - Winter Recess
HELPFUL INFORMATION:
  • LOST & FOUND is located in all Paca offices and the cafeteria.  If you have lost anything, please check all locations.
  • Get Access to your child's schedule, attendance, grades, teacher's email and other important information by signing up for PARENT PORTAL! Instructions to access Parent Portal.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

posted Nov 14, 2017, 6:50 AM by Ann Marie Salica

Good Morning Paca Middle School!
 Today is a DAY

  • We only have one week left in our Annual Food Drive.  It looks like our 8th graders have now taken the lead.  There is still so much more room in our boxes so remember to bring in your nonperishable food items.  Let's fill our food drive boxes and show the community how much we care.
  • 6th grade students:  This Wednesday is the last day to hand in your money and field trip permission slips.  Don't miss out on seeing the musical version of Elf at Madison Square Garden.  See your social studies teacher if you need a new permission slip.  Wednesday is the LAST DAY to hand everything in!
  • Student Council will be meeting Wednesday after school in Room 104 until 3:23.  Please wear your Student Council shirt for Club Photos.  See Ms. Mejia or Ms. Kelly if you have any questions.
  • Card Club will be meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 15th for our club picture.  After our club picture we will go back to the room, so please remember to bring your cards!
  • Project Inspiration will be meeting in Room 157 on Thursday, November 16th.  Go to Mr. Bracero today to sign up for Thursday's meeting.
  • The winner of Stop, Drop & Jot for the week of November 9th is Lindsay Smith.  Congratulations Lindsay, please come down to the Main Office to get your prize.  The runner-ups for the week are posted on the Main Office window.  Congratulations to all!
  • Lifetouch picture make ups will be tomorrow, November 15th.  If you didn't have your picture taken for the yearbook this is your last chance to do it! If your parents are not satisfied with your pictures and you are taking them again, you MUST bring in the packet you've already received to swap them.  Students can go during gym or you must have a pass to go to the auditorium.  Teachers & Staff let's make it a 100% participation.  Most importantly, don't forget to smile!

Sport Schedule:
DateTimeAway Team Home TeamLevel / SportNL/SContest Location
11/17/20174:00 PMPaca @ Brentwood WestB BOYS BASKETBALLSBrentwood West Middle School
11/20/20174:00 PMPaca @ Bellport WhiteB BOYS BASKETBALL-Bellport Middle School

Upcoming Events:
  • November 14th - Board of Education Meeting - 8:00 pm - HS Library
  • November 15th - Picture Make up Day
  • November  22 - 24 - SCHOOL CLOSED - Thanksgiving Recess 
HELPFUL INFORMATION:
  • LOST & FOUND is located in all Paca offices and the cafeteria.  If you have lost anything, please check all locations.
  • Get Access to your child's schedule, attendance, grades, teacher's email and other important information by signing up for PARENT PORTAL! Instructions to access Parent Portal.

Monday, November 13, 2017

posted Nov 13, 2017, 7:39 AM by Ann Marie Salica

Good Morning Paca Middle School!
 Today is an DAY

  • We only have one week left in our Annual Food Drive.  It looks like our 8th graders have now taken the lead.  There is still some much more room in our boxes so remember to bring in your nonperishable food items.  Let's fill our food drive boxes and show the community how much we care.
  • Attention 6th graders:  This Wednesday is the last day to hand in your money and field trip permission slips.  Don't miss out on seeing the musical version of Elf at Madison Square Garden.  See your social studies teacher if you need a new permission slip.  Wednesday is the last day to hand everything in!
  • Intramurals will be meeting Wednesday and Thursday this week.  There is no intramurals today.
  • The Tuesday Judo Club group will be meeting tomorrow after school in the Weight Room.
  • Unity Club will meet today after school in room 166 and meet Wednesday after school for the club picture.
  • 6th & 7th grade Art Clubs will be meeting tomorrow and having club pictures.  Don't miss it!

Sport Schedule:
DateTimeAway Team Home TeamLevel / SportNL/SContest Location
11/17/20174:00 PMPaca @ Brentwood WestB BOYS BASKETBALLSBrentwood West Middle School
11/20/20174:00 PMPaca @ Bellport WhiteB BOYS BASKETBALL-Bellport Middle School

Upcoming Events:
  • November 14th - Board of Education Meeting - 8:00 pm - HS Library
  • November 15th - Picture Make up Day
  • November  22 - 24 - SCHOOL CLOSED - Thanksgiving Recess 
HELPFUL INFORMATION:
  • LOST & FOUND is located in all Paca offices and the cafeteria.  If you have lost anything, please check all locations.
  • Get Access to your child's schedule, attendance, grades, teacher's email and other important information by signing up for PARENT PORTAL! Instructions to access Parent Portal.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

posted Nov 9, 2017, 7:20 AM by Ann Marie Salica   [ updated Nov 9, 2017, 8:56 AM ]

Good Morning Paca Middle School!
 Today is a DAY

NO SCHOOL - Friday, November 11, 2017
  • There is a mandatory meeting for all cast members of Willy Wonka today.  ALL MEMBERS MUST ATTEND!
  • Boys Basketball tryouts will be today from 3:30 until 6:15.  If you arrive after 3:30, tryouts will start in the Back Gym.
  • The Thunder Strings will rehearse today after school in the Orchestra Room.
  • Attention Jazz Band Members: There is rehearsal today after school.  See you there!
  • No Science Research Club for Ms. Nielsen today.
  • Lifetouch picture make ups will be on November 15th.  If you didn't have your picture taken, this is your last chance.  8th graders if you want to be in the yearbook you MUST have your picture taken.  Don't forget to smile!
  • Any 6th Grader planning on going on the field trip to see Elf on December 15th, you MUST have your permission slips and money to your Social Studies teacher.  All students must have their permission slips and money in by next Wednesday, November 15th. 
  • Today is the LAST DAY for the Yankee Candle Fundraiser. Make sure you submit all your orders to the East Office.  NO LATE ORDERS WILL BE ACCEPTED!  Thank you to everyone who supported our school!  
  • Tomorrow is Veterans Day.  Veterans Day is a day to remember and recognize the sacrifices and service that our men and women in uniform have made and continue to make to keep our country safe.  By the Main Office there is a Wall of Honor with the pictures that everyone has shared of their Veterans.  Thank you all for sharing and making our Wall of Honor a success.  Thank you to all the Veterans!
Enjoy your long weekend!

UPCOMING EVENTS: 
  • November 9th - Yankee Candle Fundraiser - All orders are due to the East Office. 
  • November 9th - First Quarter Ends
  • November 10th - SCHOOL CLOSED - Veterans Day
  • November 14th - Board of Education Meeting - 8:00 pm - HS Library
  • November 15th - Picture Make up Day
  • November  22 - 24 - SCHOOL CLOSED - Thanksgiving Recess 
HELPFUL INFORMATION:
  • LOST & FOUND is located in all Paca offices and the cafeteria.  If you have lost anything, please check all locations.
  • Get Access to your child's schedule, attendance, grades, teacher's email and other important information by signing up for PARENT PORTAL! Instructions to access Parent Portal.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

posted Nov 8, 2017, 7:23 AM by Ann Marie Salica   [ updated Nov 8, 2017, 10:49 AM ]

Good Morning Paca Middle School!
 Today is an DAY

  • There is a mandatory meeting for all cast members of Willy Wonka today & Thursday.  ALL MEMBERS MUST ATTEND!
  • Garden Club will meet today in Room 165.
  • Mock Trial will meet today in Room 155.
  • Code Club will be meeting this afternoon in the library.
  • Basketball tryouts will continue today at 4:30.
  • The votes are in!  The winners for the Student Council election are:  Treasurer with a close count of 186 votes to 177 votes, Virginia Pena.  Secretary: Sofia Lombardo.  Vice President:  Ashley Scotti.  President:  Robert Maher.  Thank you to everyone who voted and helped out with the election.  A special shout out to Ms. Moscater, Mrs. DeFranco, Mr. Nigro, and student council for their assistance in running the election.
  • Lifetouch picture make ups will be on November 15th.  If you didn't have your picture taken, this is your last chance.  8th graders if you want to be in the yearbook you MUST have your picture taken.  Don't forget to smile!
  • The 6th graders have taken an early lead in our annual food drive, with our 7th graders in a very close second. Don't  forget to bring in your non perishable food donations and place them in our boxes located in the lobby.  Which grade will be crowned the winner of this year's food drive?  Food collection will take place for the next two weeks. 
  • Any 6th Grader planning on going on the field trip to see Elf on December 15th, you MUST have your permission slips and money to your Social Studies teacher.  All students must have their permission slips and money in by next Wednesday, November 15th. 
  • Tomorrow is the LAST DAY for the Yankee Candle Fundraiser. Make sure you submit all your orders to the East Office.  NO LATE ORDERS WILL BE ACCEPTED!
UPCOMING EVENTS: 
  • November 8th - National Junior Honor Society Informational Meeting - 6:30 pm
  • November 9th - Yankee Candle Fundraiser - All orders are due to the East Office. 
  • November 9th - First Quarter Ends
  • November 10th - SCHOOL CLOSED - Veterans Day
  • November 14th - Board of Education Meeting - 8:00 pm - HS Library
  • November 15th - Picture Make up Day
  • November  22 - 24 - SCHOOL CLOSED - Thanksgiving Recess 
HELPFUL INFORMATION:
  • LOST & FOUND is located in all Paca offices and the cafeteria.  If you have lost anything, please check all locations.
  • Get Access to your child's schedule, attendance, grades, teacher's email and other important information by signing up for PARENT PORTAL! Instructions to access Parent Portal.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

posted Nov 8, 2017, 6:51 AM by Ann Marie Salica

Good Morning Paca Middle School!
 Today is a DAY

  • Ms. Doviak's IDEAS at Work Club will be meeting today at 2:30 in Room 211A.
  • Paca boys Basketball tryouts will be at 4:30 today in the Gym.  Make sure you sign in with Coach Sicari upon arrival.  All players will be provided with a 6:15 bus home.
  • Intramural will be meeting in the Back Gym directly after school today.
  • 6th & 7th grade Art Club will be meeting after school today in the Art rooms.
  • Literary Magazine will meet after school in Room 101 today.  New members are welcome!  If you like to write poems & short stories or draw, this is the club for you!
  • Attention all Paca Students and Staff:  Our annual food drive has begun!  Bring in canned goods or boxed food items and drop them off in the boxes located in the lobby. Who will collect the most, will it be our 6th graders, our 7th graders or our 8th graders?  Teacher feel free to drop you goods off into any box.  Food collection will take place for the next two weeks. 
  • All 6th Graders, if you are planning on going on the field trip to see Elf on December 15th, don't forget to hand in your permission slips and money to your Social Studies teacher.  All students must have their permission slips and money in by next Wednesday, November 15th. 
  • Student Council will be holding elections in the cafeteria during all lunch periods on Tuesday, November 7th.  Be sure to vote for President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. The candidates for President are Alexis Dougherty, Michael Franz, and Robert Maher. The candidate for Vice President is Ashley Scotti.  The candidates for Secretary are Alyssa McMahon and Sofia Lombardo. The candidates for Treasurer are Virginia Pena and Kyle Caputo.  Don't forget to cast your vote!
  • Have you started your holiday shopping?  Well... what are you waiting for?  Our Yankee Candle Fundraiser is in full swing.  They make great gifts for everyone.  Get them before it's over.  All orders are due November 9th to the East Office.  For your convenience you can buy online using the Paca group number.  Happy shopping!
  • Please remember that the BLUE containers that are located in the classrooms and the cafeteria are for WATER BOTTLES ONLY.  Please help us reach our recycling goals by filling the blue containers with water bottles.
  • Congratulations to the Paca Football team as they finished their season undefeated by beating Seneca last Friday with a score of 45-19.  Touchdowns were scored by Kayshaun Glover, Quinton Alba-Etheridge, Mekhi Kelly, and Eddy Vu.  The entire team had an outstanding season.  Congrats again to all players of the Paca Football team for finishing with a 6-0 record.  Great job!

UPCOMING EVENTS: 
  • November 8th - National Junior Honor Society Informational Meeting - 6:30 pm
  • November 9th - Yankee Candle Fundraiser - All orders are due to the East Office. 
  • November 9th - First Quarter Ends
  • November 10th - SCHOOL CLOSED - Veterans Day
  • November 14th - Board of Education Meeting - 8:00 pm - HS Library
  • November 15th - Picture Make up Day
  • November  22 - 24 - SCHOOL CLOSED - Thanksgiving Recess 
HELPFUL INFORMATION:
  • LOST & FOUND is located in all Paca offices and the cafeteria.  If you have lost anything, please check all locations.
  • Get Access to your child's schedule, attendance, grades, teacher's email and other important information by signing up for PARENT PORTAL! Instructions to access Parent Portal.

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