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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. 
Volunteer at BES
Interested in being a volunteer at BES? Please click "Read More" 
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.
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.

Belmont Elementary’s Gray Named West Virginia’s Winner in National Handwriting Contest
Elizabeth Gray has been named the 1st Place State Winner  for West Virginia in the National Handwriting Contest sponsored by Zaner-Bloser. Please click "read more" for the full article.  
BES LSIC Open Meeting
For immediate release:
Belmont Elementary School’s Local School Improvement Council will conduct their annual required open meeting for parents, community members and the faculty to discuss the development of the Annual Productive and Safe Schools Report on April 12, 2018 at 4:00 PM in the school library.   This meeting will involve reporting on school discipline and safe school issues.
Upcoming School Calendar Changes

Please allow me to extend my sincere appreciation for your support of our school employees during the recent work stoppage. We are so excited to be back in school and working with our students.  School systems have been directed to make every effort to recoup as much instructional time as possible.  The plan to accomplish this task was carefully thought out and every option considered.  As such, the following changes have been made to our school calendar...

Superintendent's Message - Back to School
Parents and Staff,

I am so thankful to announce that Pleasants County Schools will be OPEN on Wednesday, March 7th, 2018. I am so looking forward to seeing our students, teachers and service personnel. I appreciate everyone’s understanding and support of Pleasants County Schools. We are encouraged that the actions of the WV Legislature will ensure a bright future for education in West... Virginia.

Thank you and have a good evening.

Pre-K Pre-Registration and Enrollment
Pre-K pre-registration and enrollment for the 2018-19 school year will be on March 5-March 16. Call 304-684-2215 to pre-register and receive a registration packet. Enrollments will be conducted on May 24th and 25th at Belmont Elementary and St. Marys Elementary Schools by Appointment. 
Superintendent's Message - Work Stoppage
Pleasants County Schools has always placed a high priority on providing our students a quality education.  The greatest resource we have in our communities is our children and we take great pride in the responsibility of educating our students.  In order for our school system to be successful, we must consistently have a highly effective workforce.  We in Pleasants County Schools do not view ourselves as a workforce but a team.  We do not see our work as a job but a blessing to educate our youth.  Understanding the importance and value of our team, our professional and service employees deserve and need our support as they work with our State legislature to secure competitive wages and benefits.  West Virginia ranks 49th out of 50 states in teacher pay and its school employees have not had a raise in many years.  The significant increases in insurance premiums have outpaced salaries... 
Pre-K Call-In Pre-Registration
Pre-Kindergarten call-in pre-registration begins March 5 and extends through March 16 daily from 8:30 AM-3 PM. Call 304-684-2215 to pre-register. Registration will be conducted May 24-25 at Belmont Elementary. Click "read more" for additional information. 
Note to 3rd and 4th Grade Families
Student attendance for the General Summative Assessment (GSA) or commonly known as “The State Test” is very important. 
Please note the dates of the GSA for Spring 2018- Monday, May 14- Math;  Tuesday, May 15- English/ Language Arts; Wednesday, May 16- Writing;
May 17-18 & 21-25- Make-Up Testing Window.
Snow Day "NTI" Packets
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Call-ins for change in transportation
Please be advised: Beginning January 3, 2018, the BES Office will not take call-ins for change in transportation/bus after 1:00 PM.  
Snow Make-Up Days

There are major changes in how we are making up time lost due to school closings this year. Snow/Inclement Weather Days will be made up for the 2017-2018 school calendar as follows: Snow Cancellation Days 1-5...

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

Mr. Eric D. Croasmun, Principal
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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