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Fall Mum Sale
 

The 8th grade class will be selling fall mums as a fundraiser for their trip to Washington, D.C.  The mums are bigger and more beautiful than ever!

 
Wear Your College Colors Day
 

Dates:  Wednesday, September 2- National College Colors Day
Wednesday, October 21- College Foundation of WV College Colors Day

 
New School Release Times for BES and PCMS
Belmont Elementary and Pleasants Middle will now be releasing students at 3:20 p.m. to better coordinate transportation of students due to the opening of the new St. Marys High School. All other schools will continue to release students at 3:30 p.m. This will also affect early release days. On early release days, students from Belmont Elementary and Pleasants Middle will be released at 12:50 p.m. If you have any questions concerning these changes, please contact the Pleasants County Schools Transportation Department. 
PCMS Mission Statement and Core Beliefs
All students will succeed as learners today and leaders tomorrow.
 
PCMS’s Five-Year Strategic Plan

PCMS updates its five-year strategic plan each year.  Here is a summary of this year’s plan which was developed with input from the school administration, Faculty Senate and Local School Improvement Council.

 
Free Microsoft Office
 In order to help our students prepare for success this school year, we’re providing Office to every student free of charge. With Office 365, your child will now have access to the latest version of Word, for writing; Excel, for spreadsheets; PowerPoint, for presentations; OneNote, for organization and note taking; and much more.  
Using Office 365 at PCMS

Students will be using Office 365 to complete assignments for their classes.  Here are some things they need to know about their Office 365 accounts.

 
WV General Summative Assessment
http://wv.portal.airast.org/students-and-families/ is your link to information about the West Virginia General Summative Assessments. This page will provide you with resources for practice and preparation for the new assessment. This assessment is designed to show what students know and can do at each grade. The assessment is important because it helps teachers and principals make decisions about their curriculum and methods of teaching. 
Pleasants County Schools Accountability Designation
 As part of the accountability system, every public school is designated as a Success, Transition, Focus, Support or Priority school. West Virginia’s accountability system uses several measures to determine school designations including student proficiency rates from the WESTEST2, student growth measures, achievement gap calculations, and either attendance rates for elementary and middle schools or graduation rates for high schools. 
Superintendent's Message - May 2015

As the end of the 2014-2015 school year comes to an end, we have a lot to be thankful for in Pleasants county. This year our students have been quite successful both in and out of the classroom.  Many athletic accomplishments were earned this year through hard work and dedication.  Our students also excelled academically which is quite evident by the amount of scholarships our senior class has been awarded...

 
How to See Your Student's Grades
Click here for information about using LiveGrades to check students' grades. 
PCMS Web Page and LiveGrades Accounts
Please read the article to learn more about our web page and LiveGrades accounts.
 
PCMS Collects Labels for Education and Boxtops for Education Coupons
Please help PCMS earn points and money for special activities.  Save Labels for Education UPC codes and Box Tops for Education coupons. 
Eighth Grade Washington, D.C., Behavioral Expectations
Parents of Eighth Grade Students, please check here for information about student participation in the Eighth Grade Washington, D.C., trip.
 
Contact Us
510 Riverview Drive
Belmont, WV 26134
Phone: (304) 299-5275
Fax: (304) 665-2451

Mrs. Lori Barnhart, Principal
labarnha@k12.wv.us

 
Mr. Aaron Hickman, Assistant Principal
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