What’s New?

What's New?

Mrs. Leslie Ferguson, co-teacher, recently accepted a position in the BOE Central Office.  Best Wishes, we will miss you!

Ms Marianne Jackson left her art position over the winter break.  She will be missed and everyone wishes her well in her new home.  Travis Jackson will be substituting as art teacher.

2017-18   Ms. Terry and Kenny Mann were married during the Thanksgiving break.  Congratulations and Best Wishes!

Mrs. Cottle has a new baby girl, Clare Elizabeth, born August 18th, weighing 6 lbs, 14 oz and 20" long.  Congratulations!

Mrs. Debbie Sams was chosen Monroe County Teacher of the Year.  Mrs. Sams teaches 8th grade science at PMS.   She will be recognized at a ceremony in Charleston along with honorees from across the state.  Congratulations! 

Mrs. Sams is the new JMHS Assistant Principal.  Best Wishes in your new position!

Welcome to our new faculty members - Patti Chlepas - Special Programs Teacher Nellie Cottle - Technology Integration Specialist Seth Elmore - Music Teacher and Band Director Marianne Jackson - Art Teacher Malory McPherson - 7th grade Math Teacher Ashley Williams - 7th grade Science Teacher

Employee Recognition
         Peterstown Middle School’s professional employee of the month is Christen Porterfield. She teaches art and is responsible for the yearbook at the middle school. Mrs. Porterfield is an excellent teacher that is loved by her students as well as her colleagues. Her students also participate in many of the county art competitions and shows to display the work they are doing under her supervision. Christen runs the yearly craft show at our school as well. We appreciate all that she does for our students as well as the community.
         We would like to recognize Annette Hill as January’s employee of the month. Mrs. Hill plays so many roles at our school. We are so thankful to have her on staff handling our finances and keeping everyone straight. She also has the ability to brighten everyone’s day with her smile and her charm. Her hard work does not go unnoticed.

Mrs. Orth, 7th grade science teacher, retired in December.  Best wishes, Mrs. Orth.  

3 hour delay schedule - With the coming winter weather, a new 3 hour delay schedule and a 2 hour delay schedule have been published. Be advised that under the 3 hour delay schedule, classes will begin at 11:30 AM with dismissal at 3:15 PM. Under the 2 hour delay schedule, classes will begin at 10:30 AM. Lunch and class schedules have been adjusted accordingly.

Employee Recognition


Peterstown Middle School service employee of the month for December is bus driver, Malvin Conner. Malvin runs the Bozoo and town routes in Peterstown. He works hard and goes out of his way to keep our students safe on the roads. Malvin is always willing to help out our students in any way that he can. We thank him for his years of service.


Craig Riffe is Peterstown Middle School’s December employee of the month. Mr. Riffe is a favorite among our fifth grade students. He is often observed implementing hands on science projects that keep the students engaged and entertained. Craig truly cares for the well-being of his students and collaborates well with the 5th grade team to ensure that our students receive the best education possible!


Peterstown Middle Employees of the Month - November

Peterstown Middle School would like to recognize and welcome Naomi Walker as service employee for the month of November. She has been an outstanding addition to our kitchen staff. She has already captured our students’ hearts with her smiling face and her caring ways. We appreciate all that she does!

Samantha Sizemore is Peterstown Middle School’s professional employee of the month.  Mrs. Sizemore collaborates well with our math teachers at every grade level to enhance student learning throughout the building.  She also tutors our students before and after school in an effort to help them get the extra help they need to succeed. She goes above and beyond to help all students. Her hard work does not go unnoticed.



Teacher of the Year 2016

Mrs. Katie Adkins, 5th grade LA teacher, has been named PMS Teacher of the Year 2016.  Congratulations, Mrs. Adkins!



WVVA Teacher of the Month

Congratulations Ashley Mann for being named WVVA Teacher of the Month for June. Thank you for all you do for Monroe County Schools!
Archery Competition
World Champion, Sydney!  Congratulations on winning the IBO Youth Traditional World Championship recently during the competition in Pennsylvania.

Coach Woodson Honored

PMS archery program founder John Woodson was honored with the first ever NASP Coach of the Year Award at the 2016 National Tournament. Thank you, Coach.  We miss you.