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Welcome to

Peterstown Middle School 

A WV Success School,

  WV High Progress Reward School,

WV School of Excellence!

Home of the Pirates

Leslie Ferguson
56 College Drive, Peterstown, WV 24963

                               Be Responsible, Be Respectful

Thank you, Ladies!


By order of Governor Jim Justice, all West Virginia public schools will open on September 8..


Wash your hands!

Cover your coughs and sneezes!

Don't share drinks!

Stay home if you have a fever or are sick!




Board of Education Meeting 





     WV School Building Authority has approved funding for construction of a new school for Peterstown.  Superintendent of Monroe County Schools, Mrs. Joetta Basile, made the announcement at an all school assembly on Dec. 12.  The project has begun.


Peterstown Middle School recognized Deputy Rodriguez today for his quick response yesterday to a reported threat on campus. We are so fortunate to have a PRO in each of our schools. Also a huge thanks to our WV State Police and Sheriff’s Department for responding and keeping our students safe! --- Monroe County Schools Facebook post


November 2018 Newsletter[1802]

October 2018 Newsletter[1803]


September County Newsletter



Monroe County Prosecuting Attorney, Justin St. Clair, spoke to PMS students about potential criminal activities.  He addressed tobacco use (Juuls), bullying, drug abuse and addiction, sexting, truancy and the consequences of these illegal activities.  Thank you, Mr. St. Clair for encouraging our students to make good choices.


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.

Wellness Center

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  read 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 ( if you have any questions.


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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