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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


Report cards for the fourth marking period will be distributed to students on Monday, February 29, 2016. 

Employee of the Week
Bonnie Howerton
Kentuck Elementary

M4 Report Card Dates and Procedures
Report cards for the fourth marking period will be distributed to students on Monday, February 29, 2016. Please adhere to the following dates and procedures for storing grades, running the honor roll, and printing report cards for this marking period. (Download full memo.)

Division Calendar Updated February 11, 2016

The Division Calendar has been revised to reflect calendar change due to the Virginia Presidential Primary on March 1. Division Calendars | Calendar of Events

Black History Month Resources
Teachers:  Visit this page from the Virginia Department of Education for a great list of classroom sites and resources:  VDOE Memo
What's For Lunch?
Pittsylvania County Schools’ School Nutrition Program makes every effort to follow monthly menus as planned; however, due to inclement weather that can affect food deliveries, it may become necessary for school cafeterias to modify their published menus for a couple of days. Menus should be “back on track” as soon as possible after normal operations resume.

Pictured:  A sample of our great lunches available!

Website Update
We are still working with the hosting site to fine tune the final move of our website.   You may experience unavoidable delays in site updates or the  inability to access the PCS pages during this time.  We thank you in advance for your continued patience and understanding.


L to R:  Mr. Calvin Doss, Chairman; Dr. Mark Jones, Division Superintendent; and Mr. Neal Oakes, Vice-Chairman.

Meeting Held January 4:
During a special session held January 4, 2016, Mr. Calvin Doss (Callands-Gretna) was elected Chairman. Mr. Neal Oakes (Dan River) was elected Vice-Chairman. Both terms are effective immediately. Other members of the Board include Mr. Samuel Burton (Chatham-Blairs), Mr. George Henderson (Tunstall), Dr. Charles Miller (Banister), Mr. Don Moon (Staunton River), and Mr. Todd Sanders (Westover).  (More)

Download or View the Employee Handbook

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

Events School Calendar Lunch Board Budget
Parent Portal:
The Parent Portal is now open.  For login information, please contact your child's school.
School Supply Lists
Supply lists have been collected. Please contact your child's school if you have specific questions. View | School Directory

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.

Voluntary Student Accident Coverage

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


Internet Privacy Policy | Educational Institutions  

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.


Weekly Wrap-Up from Dr. Mark R. Jones

School Board Meetings:
Visit this page to access listing of monthly school board agendas and highlights.  See also:  Budget Calendar for School Year 2016-2017.
Who Took My Lunch Money?

Attention Parents:

MyLunchMoney is now called

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:
Word | PDF | En Español | formato PDF:

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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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)

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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