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WV Broadband Enhancement Council

Help us improve broadband access in your community by conducting a speed test from any computer or device at from your home. Repeat the speed test often. You results are important to us.   More +


Thurs. December 6- Pre-K and Kindergarten
Mon. December 10- 1st and 3rd Grades
Tues. December 11- 2nd and 4th Grades
All Christmas Programs will begin at 5:30 PM in the Gymnasium at BES.
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Superintendent's Message - October 2018

Pleasants County Schools is nearing the end of the first nine weeks, which will be October 12th, 2018.  Report cards will be sent home with students on October 19th.  Many educational programs continue to be provided throughout our schools.  The implementation of our new Math adoption has been a positive addition. More +

WVDE math4life Campaign

We are pleased to announce the establishment of math4life: West Virginia's Pre-K—Grade 12 Campaign for Mathematics Achievement. While there is much work to be done to support mathematics achievement in our state, the West Virginia Department of Education and collaborative partners are committed to support a comprehensive effort to elevate mathematics achievement for all students. Information is provided here detailing the states efforts - a true PreK-Grade 12 Campaign for Mathematics Achievement - to close the mathematics achievement gap. A five-year external evaluation will occur to determine the short and long-term impacts of this initiative. The contractors for this evaluation will be selected via an RFP that will be available in the future. 

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PTO "Club's Choice" Fundraiser Kick-off

The PTO "Club's Choice" Fundraiser Kick-off was held on 10/2/2018. All orders are due on Tuesday, October 16.  The projected delivery date is on November 13. More +

Spirit and Pride Shirt Sale- Orders Sent Home

We sent home the items from Spirit and Pride on 10/2/2018. If you have any issues with your order, please call Spirit and Pride's customer care line at 1-800-854-4452. If you ordered online after the origional due date your items will ship to the school at a different time. More +

Update to Student-Parent Handbook

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Classroom Benchmark Assessments (CBAs) - REVISED

The West Virginia Department of Education will administer the Classroom Benchmark Assessments (CBAs) in Fall 2018 in the areas of English language arts (ELA) and mathematics. This untimed test, which will be administered online, will serve as a baseline for determining academic progress for students and schools in West Virginia. Your child will take this assessment sometime between September 18-20, 2018. More +

Welcome Back

Welcome to the opening of another school year!  As you are aware, Pleasants County Schools take great pride in maintaining a tradition of excellence.  As superintendent, I challenge our faculties to take ownership of their schools, to foster a school climate that is nurturing and a culture that does not accept failure.  I encourage our students to become actively involved in their studies and in the extracurricular activities at their school.  On the same token, I encourage parents to play an active role in their child's education both at home and at school.  Collectively we can accomplish great work and our students will be very successful.  At the start of each school year, I think it is important we remind parents of certain district policies that are impactful for every student as follows: More +

Student Independence Day

Belmont Elementary School will recognize August 27th as “Student Independence Day” in an effort to support students walking to class by themselves in the morning. Parents may walk the students to the outside door if they wish, and then students should walk from the entrance to their classroom. Click "Read More" to read the full article. More +

Bus Transportation Grades PK-3rd

Policy Change- All Students in Grades PK-3rd Grade must be released to a parent, guardian, or established responsible adult. 
Parents can also designate an older sibling who is age 14 and older on the transportation consent form.

For the safety of the Pre K, Kindergarten, First, Second and Third grade students, the Pleasants County Transportation Department bus drivers will not release a Pre K- Third grade student at their designated bus stop or an assigned alternate bus stop without a parent, guardian or established responsible adult visibly present to meet the child and take responsibility for the child’s safe departure from the bus stop area. A Kindergarten-Third Grade student will not be released with an older sibling unless that sibling is 14 years old or older and has been designated by the parent or guardian on the Transportation Consent Form. Pre-K students cannot be released to a sibling unless the sibling is an adult. Once released to the care of any properly designated adult or individual, any student released at his or her designated stop is the responsibility of the parent or guardian.

In cases where the parent, guardian or established responsible adult is not visibly present at the bus stop, the school will be notified and the child will be returned to the school that they attend. When the child is returned to the school, the school administrator will make contact with the parent, guardian or established responsible adult and make arrangements to have the child picked up at the school.

If the above situation occurs on multiple occasions, a conference will be held with parents, guardian and school personnel to determine a resolution.

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Back to School Fair

The Back to School Fair will be held Thursday, August 2 from 6-8 PM at Pleasants County Middle School. This is open to K-8th Grade Students that attend Pleasants County Schools. More +

Volunteer at BES

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First Day of School

BES will welcome Grades 1-4 back on August 15  and Grades PK and K on August 21.
Staff reports on August 10.
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Required Student Health Checkpoints for 18-19 School Year

Children who are healthy do better in school, live longer, have more productive lives and higher self-esteem. Please work with your child’s medical provider, Dentist and school to make sure your child has a great future and healthy smile! Starting in the 2018/19 school year, new students entering PreK or Kindergarten and students entering grades 2, 7 and 12 should show proof of a dental examination and HealthCheck/comprehensive health examination prior to entry into school. If your child is going into kindergarten and did not provide proof of a dental examination in PreK, proof will need to be provided for kindergarten enrollment.

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Contact Us
Belmont Elementary School
512 Riverview Drive
Belmont, WV  26134
Phone: (304) 299-5274
Fax: (304) 665-2408

Mr. Eric D. Croasmun, Principal

Thanksgiving Break- School Not in Session

Mon Nov 19 2018
to Fri Nov 23 2018

Mid-Terms Issued

Wed Nov 28 2018

Board Meeting

Thu Dec 13 2018

1pm Early Dismissal Day

Fri Dec 21 2018
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November 2018

Support Organizations of BES

Partners in Education
-First Energy- Pleasants Power
-Union Bank
-Willow Island Federal Credit Union 
Friends in Education
-Kincaid Signs
-Horace Mann Insurance
-Subway of St. Marys 
-Golden Corral of Parkersburg 
Educational Partner
-West Virginia University at Parkersburg
-WVU-P Partnerships Project 
We appreciate everything these organizations do to support Belmont Elementary School! 
Pleasants County Schools    *    202 Fairview Drive   St. Marys, WV 26170    *    Phone: (304) 684-2215    *    Fax: (304) 684-3569
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