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

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

 

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is redesigning state school report cards and wants your opinion.  Visit the link below to complete the survey.

Are you a new employee?  Mark your calendars for New Employee Orientation to be held July 29 and 30. Read the Employee Handbook

HR Staffers stand ready to greet new PCS employees. New employee orientation continues July 30 at Chatham Middle.

 

Pictured:  Mr. W. Neal Oakes, Vice-Chairman of the School Board, greets principals and supervisors at the staff workshop held July 27, 2015.  New employee orientation begins Wednesday, July 29 at Chatham Middle.

August Calendar of Events
Page 2: Staff Development Days
School Supply Lists
School supply lists are now being collected and published. If you do not see your child's school, please check back as this page is being updated regularly.  View
 

Pupil Transportation
Principals: Need to download forms?  The Pupil Transportation site now has them available in both Word and PDF format. (Forms)


Note:  Please contact Janet Hancock at janet.hancock@pcs.k12.va.us prior to enrolling to ensure the course(s) selected satisfy endorsement or renewal requirements

Powerschool End of Year Completion
The Powerschool End of Year (EOY) process has been successfully completed. (Memo)


PCS Retirees
Congratulations and best wishes to all of our retirees!  View Booklet  | Photos
 

Pittsylvania County Youth Commission
Visit this page for information and links.


Division Calendar | Events | 2015-16 Budget

2015-2016 Division Calendar
The division calendars are posted for the current school year as well as 2015-2016.  See Calendars

Enterovirus D68 Information

VDOE is providing information for the public and local education agencies regarding Enterovirus D68. Find out more.
 

Parent Portal
The Parent Portal is now closed.

 

Voluntary Student Accident Coverage

Flyer | Information and Enrollment Form
(PDF versions)
en Español
escolar de accidentes:
el folleto | información

 

PCS Internet Privacy Policy | Educational Institutions  
School Report Card Feedback Survey:
The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is redesigning state school report cards and wants your opinion. The purpose of this survey is to understand what information you think is most important for a school report card. Take the survey
 
Who Took My Lunch Money?

Attention Parents:

MyLunchMoney is now called
MySchoolBucks:

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)

Free/Reduced Lunch Applications:
Word | PDF | En Español | formato PDF:

Superintendent  Search Announcement:

The School Board of Pittsylvania County Public Schools seeks an outstanding educational leader to serve as Superintendent of Pittsylvania County Public Schools. The School Board seeks a forward-thinking, dynamic instructional leader.

Additional information is available at: http://www.pcs.k12.va.us/employment/superintendent.htm 

 

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!

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Pittsylvania County Schools is installing a new filtering appliance called, "iboss."  This robust service will greatly enhance the classroom and work environment with the features it includes.  While we are tweaking the installation, you may encounter instances where sites are now blocked which were previously available.  To this end, we will be providing you with instructions to request access to sites which are needed. 

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.

 
New 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)
 
Title I & Virginia Preschool Initiative Program  PDF
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
 
Approved & Proposed Policies Online
Approved Policies: The Pittsylvania County School Board Policy Manual is available for review.  The policy manual will be reviewed and revised as necessary.  The policy manual is also available to the public at each of the school libraries and at the Brosville, Chatham, and Gretna public libraries. 
Proposed Policies:
The Pittsylvania County School Board will be reviewing proposed policy changes. 

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.

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Last update: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 04:13 PM