Important Dates Monday, Sept. 27th Resume In Person Instruction Thursday, Sept. 30th Full Day of School Friday, Oct. 1st No School - Buckwheat Festival Monday, Oct. 4th No School for Students Staff in Meetings
We are happy to announce that we have been contacted by our internet provider and they have advised that the circuit at Preston High School has been restored. This was a very quick resolution and we apologize for the multiple messages. PHS staff should now be able to complete any scheduled live sessions.
There is a current internet outage at Preston High School and the Preston County Board of Education Offices. Live sessions with PHS teachers will be delayed until the issue can be resolved. The issue has been expedited with the internet provider. Once the issue is resolved a follow up notification will be sent out.
IF YOU HAVE ALREADY SIGNED UP FOR MEAL DELIVERY, PLEASE DO NOT SIGN UP AGAIN. YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE RECEIVING A SECOND DELIVERY. THIS SIGNUP IS ONLY FOR THOSE THAT WANT TO BE ADDED TO THE SECOND DELIVERY. We are taking orders for any temporary remote, homeschool, full-time virtual, homebound, or children ages 1-4 years old who live in Preston County. The shelf-stable boxes will be prepared and shipped directly to the child's home via UPS. Please complete this form to have a multiple-day shelf-stable meal box delivered to your door step free of charge. You will need to complete a SEPERATE form for EACH child in your household that qualifies. Only one request per child is permitted. The boxes will begin to ship Monday, September 20, and will arrive within the next several days. If you have any questions, please call 304.329.0580 ext. 234 or email at email@example.com The deadline to signup is Sunday, September 19, 2021, at 10:00 PM. https://forms.office.com/r/JbwSPmc1xm
Meal boxes are beginning to arrive in Preston County. This picture is a sample of a high school student's box. This first box contains 4 breakfast and 4 lunch meals. The next box will have 5 of each. For those of you that missed the first sign up a new registration will be posted soon. Those of you who initially signed up will be automatically receiving the second box.
Message to Bus Operators
We have been made aware of an issue getting onto TEAMS on the 1:1 K-2 iPads. The email address that prepopulates is incorrect, but it is an easy fix. Here is the video that expains what changes you need to make ONE TIME to get the issue corrected. https://youtu.be/0_yuZ6Ey8M0 If you have any questions you can contact your child's teacher or Darla Moyers via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
2021-22 Preston County Meal Box Delivery (Sept. 14) We are taking orders for any temporary remote, homeschool, full-time virtual, homebound, or children ages 1-4 years old who live in Preston County. The shelf-stable boxes will be prepared and shipped directly to the child's home via FedEx. Please complete this form to have a multiple-day shelf-stable meal box delivered to your door step free of charge. You will need to complete a SEPERATE form for EACH child in your household that qualifies. The boxes will begin to ship Thursday, September 16, and will arrive over the next several days. If you have any questions please call 304.329.0580 ext. 234 or email at email@example.com The deadline to sign up is September 14th at 10:00PM https://forms.office.com/r/AzghzQ3gvC
PCS will be closing schools and going to remote learning effective tomorrow September 14th. Students will return to school on Monday, September 27th. All sports and extra-curricular activities are cancelled. Teachers were notified late today and will spend Tuesday and Wednesday preparing for full remote learning which begins on Thursday, September 16th. Students may have paper assignments to complete or will have online assignments on Tuesday and Wednesday. Therefore, students should continue to login to Seesaw and Schoology to check for assignments. Students should continue lessons already assigned, practice reading and math skills on iReady (K-8) and Exact Path (9-12) and complete any other lessons assigned by their classroom teachers. Directions will follow on how to sign up for weekly meal boxes that will be delivered to your homes. Here is the link to Mr. Wotring's announcement https://youtu.be/c6GWceGvOlE
The next time you receive a text message from PCS it will come from 98900 and NOT 98901 and it will automatically send a CTIA compliant opt-in OR opt-out text with necessary disclaimers. So carefully read your next text message. (This message was not sent as a text.) If you are not receiving text messages yet it is because secretaries are in to process of changing phone numbers from the Online Information Form you filled out.
Preston County Schools along with over 40 additional businesses are participating in a job fair sponsored by the Preston County Chamber of Commerce at the Kingwood Community Building from 10 AM to 4 PM. Please come check out the current job opportunities with Preston County Schools and other employers from throughout the region.
Bus #34 (Jason Cramer) in the Bruceton area will be running approximately 20 minutes late on his run this morning.
This is change from an earlier message. At this time, Bus #123 in the Terra Alta area will be running on schedule for both afternoon runs based on now being able to obtain a sub driver for the run this afternoon. Sorry for the confusion on this matter.
Bus #73 driven by Josie Shillito in the Terra Alta area will not run tomorrow, Tuesday, September 7th on the morning or afternoon runs. We are very sorry for the inconvenience.
The Covid Testing scheduled at Preston Memorial Hospital on Saturday, September 4, 2021 from 1:00- 3:00 has been CANCELLED!
Students at the Rowlesburg School will be dismissed at 12 PM today, Thursday, September 2nd due to a planned power outage. This early dismissal will not impact Rowlesburg-area high school students who will dismiss from PHS at their normal time.
Because of several quarantines due to contact tracing, Preston Memorial Hospital will be setting up COVID testing on Saturday from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. for those that need to be tested in order to get back in school. Parents must call the COVID hotline at 304.329.7285 to register for the test.
Preston County Schools will be dismissing at approx. 11:30 AM from all schools except Preston HIgh School. Busses from Preston High will be dissmissing as soon they can return to PHS, approx. 12:30-12:45. Student drivers will be dismissed ahead of busses.
We have notification of two student COVID-19 cases, one in Mrs. Reggi's first grade classroom and one in Mrs. Bowmar's Kindergarten classroom. In accordance with district COVID-19 protocols, all students in these two classrooms will be required to quarantine beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, September 1st. All students may return to school on Friday, September 10th or your child can be tested on or after Saturday, September 4th and return with a negative test results on September 7th. If you have any questions, please contact the school and/or the Preston County Health Department at (304) 329-0096.