Pittsylvania County Schools: 
A Great Place to Learn and Work!

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P.O. Box 232 • 39 Bank Street, SE 
Chatham, Virginia 24531  
Telephone:  (434) 432-2761 • 1-888-440-6520
Fax: (434) 432-9560

 

Breaking News

Routine monthly maintenance schedule for PowerSchool has been posted.

Division Superintendent Dr. Mark R. Jones welcomes new PCS employees.
Employee Handbook/Benefits
The Office of Administration has provided information relative to employee benefits including the Employee Handbook and insurance information.  Visit the Admin Portal for links to all services provided by this department.  Additionally, links to staff members are also available should you have specific questions.  Have a great year! 
 
OSHA Training Online
Online OSHA Training for PCS employees is being accessed through the DuPont eLearning Suite.
Please see your school principal for your username and password. If you are unable to access the site, it may mean that the computer you are using has an outdated version of "Flash" and must be updated. (OSHA Online Login)

 

Health Insurance Informational Meetings

Anthem and BB&T will be hosting informational meetings for employees regarding a new health insurance plan that PCS will be offering this school year. This plan is a High Deductible Health Plan with a Health Savings Account.
 
Dan River High Aug 5th 9:00 AM
Gretna High Aug 5th 9:00 AM
Chatham High Aug 9th 1:00 PM
Tunstall High Aug 9th 1:00 PM

Representatives will be available to discuss the new plan option and answer questions.  Visit Benefits Portal for more information.
 

Calendar of Events/Staff Development Days
The August Calendar of Events is available.  The second page lists the schedule for the Division Staff Development Days.  Download the PDF
Monthly PowerSchool Maintenance
PowerSchool releases monthly state report updates that are necessary for the functionality of the Student Record Collection, Master Schedule Collection, and other state reports. In order to stay up to date, we will need to perform routine maintenance to our system to facilitate these updates. We appreciate your patience while we install these critical updates.

Date

Start Time

Friday, August 19

3:30pm

Friday, September 16

3:30pm

Friday, October 21

3:30pm

Friday, November 18

3:30pm

Friday, December 16

3:30pm

Friday, January 20

3:30pm

Friday, February 17

3:30pm

Friday, March 17

3:30pm

Friday, April 21

3:30pm

School Supplies
School Supply Lists
Supply lists are being collected for school year 2016-2017. Please contact your child's school if you have specific questions. View
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Summer Meals
  • 2-1-1 is a toll-free phone number families may call to find a summer feeding site closest to their neighborhood.
  • Families may text “FOOD” to 877-877 on a mobile phone, at no cost, to find the summer feeding site closest to their home.
  • Neighborhood feeding site locations can be found on the No Kid Hungry Web site at: http://va.nokidhungry.org/find-free-summer-meals
  • The National Hunger Hotline, 1-866-3-HUNGRY, operated by WhyHunger, is a toll-free phone number available to people in need of food assistance. Families may call the hotline to find summer meal sites in their area.
 
Download the Mobile App
Mobile App Download the mobile app for your home device:

Staying connected to PCS just got easier!

 
K-12 Virtual School

The K-12 Virtual School Program is an exciting program available for homeschool and private school students and parents residing in Pittsylvania County. (More)

 
Division Calendar

Division Calendars | Calendar of Events
 

PowerSchool Mobile Apps:
mobile app icon Parents...visit this page to download PowerSchool apps (and instructions) to use on your iPhone, iPad and Android devices. (Parents)

Internet Privacy Policy
2012-2018 Comprehensive Plan Approved
A Comprehensive Plan for 2012-18 has been developed for the Pittsylvania County Schools and has been approved by the Pittsylvania County School Board
 
School Board Meetings and Policies

The BoardDocs portal now houses information relative to our Pittsylvania County School Board members, meetings, minutes and policies. If you need assistance in reviewing these materials, please visit this tutorial. Should you have questions or need additional information, please contact Mrs. Janet F. Hancock, Clerk of the Board, at (434) 432-2761 or janet.hancock@pcs.k12.va.us
BoardDocs Help | BoardDocs Home | School Board Meetings

 

2016-17 Voluntary Student Accident Coverage

Policy/Benefits/Plans | Enrollment Site
escolar de accidentes:
el folleto | COMO INSCRIBIRSE

 
Free/Reduced Lunch Applications:
English and En Español
 
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While no filter can give 100% guarantee to block sites which do not meet the educational standards of Pittsylvania County Schools, we are reassured that the ultimate filter in the classroom is the supervising teacher.  Step-by-step instructions.

 
Professional Development for Educators:
Professional Development Teachers
A new listing has been posted of professional development opportunities.  Visit site
 
My LunchMoney is now called MySchoolBucks.  This name change is only an upgrade to the existing online payment service that provides parents the ability to pay for school meals online using a credit or debit card, monitor student cafeteria purchases and receive email notifications for low account balances. If you have used this service before, your login will remain the same. (Login) (Meals Pricing) (Menus)

Free/Reduced Lunch Applications:
 

School Report Cards by
Virginia Dept. of Education

School, School Division, and State Report Cards Web Site (from the Virginia Dept. of Education)


Read About PCS Safety Updates

View PDF


Work Order System
The web-based work order system for requesting Information Technology assistance has been updated. This new format is designed to allow more interaction between the technician and staff. Staff members using this new system will now receive e-mail notification that the work order has been entered into the system as well as follow up e-mails informing them of the status of their work order. Additionally, this new system will route the work order request to the appropriate technician who can then directly contact staff should questions arise. (More)
 
Find it Fast
Not sure where to look?  Visit our text, only page for an alphabetical listing of PCS topics and web pages.

Attention Check Writers:

Please read regarding important information about the collection process for non-sufficient fund checks written to Pittsylvania County Schools.  (Memo in PDF format)

 

Military Families
In nearly every community in Virginia, there are children with parents or guardians on active duty with the armed forces. In fact, Virginia leads the nation – with nearly 80,000 – in the number of students with military ties. Virginia's public schools are committed to the care and education of the children these brave men and women have left behind.  VDOE, in collaboration with a number of military authorities, provides resources concerning children of mobilized military personnel for families and educators. (More)
 
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TeacherDirect is designed to establish a direct line of communication with classroom teachers and educators. The goal of TeacherDirect is to provide a way to share new instructional resources created by VDOE staff as well as make teachers aware of professional development and grant opportunities, and other information of special interest to teachers and their students

 
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