Peterstown Middle School
A WV Success School,
WV High Progress Reward School,
WV School of Excellence!
Home of the Pirates
56 College Drive, Peterstown, WV 24963
Be Responsible, Be Respectful
Faculty and Staff luncheon in honor of our principals. Best Wishes Mrs. Mann and Mrs. Ferguson!
Congratulations to Mrs. Leslie Ferguson on becoming our new PMS principal. Mrs. Ferguson has recently held the administrative position of Monroe County Schools Coordinator of Nutrition/Attendance/Grants. Prior to that she was a special education teacher at Peterstown Middle School.
Welcome back, Mrs. Ferguson!
Mrs. Angie Mann is now Monroe County Schools Director of Maintenance, Transportation, and Safety. Best wishes in your new position. Thank you for your great leadership as PMS principal!
Students are eligible for free breakfast and lunch through the Community Eligibility Provision program. The SHARE program allows students to place certain items on the share table for others.
End of 1st 9 weeks
Friday, October 12
Board of Education Meeting @ 6 PM
Oct. 16 @ BOE office
Christmas Craft Show
Applications will be posted soon!
September Students of the Month for 5th Grade
Congratulations! Whisper and Tanner
World Day of Bully Prevention
On October 1, PMS participated in bullying awareness and prevention by wearing blue.
9-11 Remembrance Ceremony
A memorial ceremony was held at PMS on the morning of September 11 in honor of the lives lost in the attack on September 11, 2001. Local first responders, veterans, Board of Education members, students, faculty, and staff attended the observance.
The program was presented by members of the National Junior Honor Society, sponsored by Mrs. Angela Parker.
Dedication of new flagpole and flag
Thank you WoodmenLife for this meaningful addition to our campus.
"A lot of good memories!" - Chris Booth
This fall PMS long time head Football Coach Chris Booth will be wearing purple and black on Friday nights as he coaches the James Monroe High School's football team. Thank you, Coach Booth for your 27 years of dedication as a Pirate coach! Wishing you many more years of success as a Maverick!
Congratulations to Frank Houck and Tami Brown, guidance counselors at PES and PMS, respectively. In observance of the Week of the Young Child, Monroe County Prosecuting Attorney Justin St. Clair announced Mr. Houck and Mrs. Brown as "Community Heros" for making a big difference in the lives of young children and our community.
Wellness Center News
Licensed Psychologist, Elizabeth Jennings, has joined the staff of the school's Wellness Center. She will be available to counsel students on issues such as poor school performance, behavioral problems, grief, adjustment, anger management, depression, and anxiety. Contact the Wellness Center for more information 304.753.6960.
7th Graders visit to Country View Assisted Living
7th grade students in Mrs. Dusold’s Language Arts Class at Peterstown Middle School recently finished the novel Tuesdays with Morrie written by Mitch Albom. The story is about a young student and his dying professor who spend Tuesdays together discussing life lessons. Throughout the novel, students have completed activities that correlate with the life lessons Morrie talked about in the story. One of the lessons revolves around about devoting yourself to your community and the importance of spending time with others when you are able.
Several students at PMS were chosen to visit Country View Assisted Living to spend time with a resident. The students were given interview questions and spent the afternoon discussing different topics with that person. They were able to provide company to a resident while learning stories about their life. The students really enjoyed the trip. There were tears and laughter as the students listened to the stories of someone they have never met. The students learned many valuable lessons while reading this novel, one of the most important was being kind to others and showing them you care. The students on the trip were respectful and attentive while conducting their interviews.
PMS students and teachers would like to thank Country View Assisted Living for allowing us to visit. We had a great time and cannot wait to come back!
Chromebooks for students- Please contact Bobbie Tuggle (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions.
Information on status of building needs of Peterstown schools. Click below to access BOE minutes from July 3.
Thank You Boy Scouts- Jamboree 2017 for your "Day of Service" with lots of painting at PMS.
Thank You Celanese workers for volunteering to make improvements at Peterstown Middle School. The new access to the bleachers, painted concession stand, and additions to the dressing room benefit the athletic programs in our community. We appreciate your dedication to our school!
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