Today is Law Enforcement Appreciation Day! To all of the agencies that support and help to keep our students, faculty, staff, and administrators safe each and every day, we appreciate what you do! Thank you!
Having received no inclement weather overnight, school will begin ON TIME today, Monday, January 9, 2023. Please share.
Weather Infotmation for Monday, January 9, 2023 At this time, no decision has been made with regard to school tomorrow as we are continuing to monitor forecasts and will make road assessments early tomorrow morning. However, in order to allow staff and families time to prepare, we are advising you that we may need to call a two-hour delay tomorrow or cancel school if some locations across the country are unsafe for travel. We will notify everyone by 5:30 am tomorrow morning. Thank you!
Important Message for Parents/Guardians: PCPS is moving to an all electronic report card, allowing parents and guardians much easier and quicker access to their students' grades. The second quarter ends on Thursday, January 19, 2023. Electronic report cards will be issued on Friday, January 27, 2023 and can be accessed through the PowerSchool Parent Portal. If you have not yet set up your Parent Portal, please contact your child’s school to get your access code as soon as possible. Thank you
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Free COVID-19 Test Kits Available Page County is currently in the ‘medium’ range for community transmission of COVID-19 (scale ranges from low, medium to high per the CDC’s community transmission rates data). Staff return on Monday, January 2. and students return on Tuesday, January 3. Page County Public Schools (PCPS) wants to start off 2023 healthy! On Monday, January 2, 2023, free at-home COVID-19 testing kits will be provided for students, faculty and staff at the locations listed below. Testing is optional for all students and staff, and the availability of these test kits is being offered as a service to our school and community through the PCPS Virginia School Screening Testing for Assurance health grant (ViSSTA). Testing is recommended if you have COVID-19 symptoms or believe you may have been exposed to someone who may have COVID-19. The PCPS COVID Nurse and COVID Liaison will be available to assist you in taking a test if needed or to answer any questions you may have regarding COVID-19 and the current protocols. Parents, students, and staff are welcome to pick up a testing kit or take a test at these locations and times on Monday, January 2, 2023. • Luray High School - between 8:15am – 11:15am • Page County High School - between 12:30pm – 3:30pm Again, access to COVID-19 test kits on January 2, 2023 is being offered as an OPTIONAL service to all students, staff, and families. Wishing everyone a happy and healthy new year!
This is a reminder from Page County Public Schools that Monday, January 2, 2023, is a scheduled work day for staff. School will resume for students on Tuesday, January 3, 2023. We hope everyone has had an enjoyable and relaxing break, and we wish everyone a very Happy New Year!
Your Feedback is Needed: Please click on this link to access the PCPS Strategic Plan Survey - https://5il.co/1mf5i
Activities Update for Thursday: All PCPS events and activities are cancelled or postponed on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022 due to the potential impacts of weather moving through the area. Make-up dates will be shared as soon as possible.
Two Page County community organizations to receive fresh ground beef, from The Farm Ministry.
Schedule - Friday, Dec. 16, 2022 All PCPS schools will open on a two-hour delay on Friday, December 16, 2022. Please plan to arrive at your bus stop two hours later than you normally would. Breakfast and lunch will be served at school. Additionally, please be aware that PCPS staff will continue to monitor conditions and power situations tonight and early into tomorrow morning. If conditions deteriorate to the point where it is unsafe to put our buses, student drivers, or staff on the roads, or there are significant power outages, we may have to cancel school. This decision would be made as early as possible in the morning and communicated to everyone. If you do not receive updated communication from PCPS in the morning, then we will proceed with a two-hour delay. All 11- and 12-month employees and food service employees will be contacted by their immediate supervisor with additional information. All other staff will follow the two-hour delay schedule. We thank everyone for their continued patience and flexibility as we continue to make decisions that have everyone’s safety as the primary concern and consider conditions across all of Page County. Thank you and stay safe!
Thursday Activities: All after-school and evening activities are cancelled for today, Thursday, December 15, 2022. Make-up dates for events and activities that can be rescheduled will be shared as soon as possible. No decision has been made regarding school tomorrow, Friday, December 16. PCPS is monitoring conditions and power situations and will notify staff and families as early as possible. We hope that everyone is safe and well.
Updated Information: All PCPS schools and offices will be closed on Thursday, December 15, 2022 due to forecasted inclement weather. This will not be a remote learning day. A decision about after-school events and activities on Thursday will be made by noon tomorrow and communicated to staff and families.
Correction. School and offices will be closed on Thursday, December 15,2022, not December 14th. Please accept our apologies.
IMPORTANT WEATHER RELATED ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to forecasted inclement weather all PCPS schools and offices will be closed on Thursday, December 14, 2022. This will not be a remote learning day. A decision about all afternoon and evening events and activities on Thursday will be made shortly.
Please read this letter with information related t the potential for inclement weather this week: https://5il.co/1lz6i
It's that time of year again when we begin to prepare for the possibilities of inclement weather. If you have not yet downloaded the PCPS App, we encourage you do so. For instructions on how to download, please go to https://5il.co/1lv04 . School closings/delays/early dismissals will be sent via Push Notification, Text Message, Posted to Facebook Pages, and to Live Feeds on all school web pages. School closings/delays/early dismissals will also be broadcasted by: Radio stations: 102.5 WUSQ, 95.3 WZRV the River, and the Harrisonburg Radio Group. TV Stations: WHSV- TV 3, WUSA- TV-9, and WNBC- TV-4 Every effort will be made to make a decision by 8 p.m. the night before or by 5 a.m. the day of. Please do not message the PCPS Facebook page asking if there will be school. Announcements will be made immediately once a decision has been made. Thank you, and please share.
Please read this important letter about talking with your child about the dangers of vaping and other drugs: https://5il.co/1ltrr
This is a busy, busy time of year within our schools! There are so many wonderful things going on. Please be sure to check out the PCPS Facebook page as well as the individual school pages for all the latest happenings!
This is a reminder that tonight, Thursday, December 8, 2022, is the regularly scheduled school board meeting. The meeting will be held at the Page County School Board Office Meeting Room, at 6:30 p.m. and may be viewed LIVE on our YouTube Channel. Comments are due by 4 p.m. Thank you. Agenda: https://go.boarddocs.com/vsba/pcss/Board.nsf/Public Comments: https://forms.gle/LMMxHZ625Ci87n8f8 View LIVE: https://www.youtube.com/c/PageCountySchools/live