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


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

Summer Meals for Students

Summer meals for students are available in a variety of settings in the community at safe, supervised places like churches, schools and community centers.

  • Text FOOD to 877-877 on a mobile phone, at no cost, to find the summer feeding site closest to your home.

  • Neighborhood feeding site locations can also be found on the USDA Web site at: https://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks

  • 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.

Tunstall High Graduate of Merit, Sydney Liles, is congratulated on winning the Pinnacle Award by members of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Piedmont Aerie 4410. 138 students were honored at the 18th annual event held May 18, 2017.
High School Graduations: May 26 & 27
Averett's North Campus
  • Gretna: May 26 at 7:00
  • Chatham: May 27 at 9:00
  • Dan River: May 27 at 1:00
  • Tunstall – May 27 at 6:00

School Board Chairman Mr. Calvin Doss welcomes honorees to the retirement recognition luncheon and program held May 5.  Photos
Summer Dates and Procedures: PowerSchool
Important dates have been outlined that affect the use of PowerSchool during the summer.  Please visit this web site for more information.  Also be sure to check out the memos regarding report card dates and procedures for elementary, middle and high schools.  Read Memos
Professional Development
New courses added! Looking for a workshop or class to take this summer? Visit our professional development page for the most recent listings from areas colleges and universities. Reminder:  Please contact Janet Hancock at prior to enrolling to ensure the course selected satisfies endorsement or renewal requirements.
Updated Division Calendar
The Division Calendar has been updated to reflect schools' closing on April 25 due to inclement weather. View Calendar
Division administrators and staff members attending PBIS workshops on April 6 for middle and high school.  Elementary school sessions were held April 5.
K-12 Virtual School Program

The K-12 Virtual School Program is an exciting program available for home-school and private school students and parents residing in Pittsylvania County.  Download the brochure for application deadline and for more information. (Download Brochure)

Wondering How to Prepare for SOL Testing?

Visit the Counseling Services Site.  You will find web links to SOL Released Tests, Guides for TestNav 8 Online Testing Tools, SOL Practice Tests in TestNav 8, and all possible Writing Prompts for the Grade 8 and Grade 11 Writing SOL Tests. SOL testing dates are also listed.

2017-2018 Budget Calendar
The 2017-2018 Budget Calendar has been revised. 

2017-2018 School Calendar
The 2017-2018 School Calendar was approved on December 13, 2016 by the School Board. 

2016-2017 Division Calendar and Events

Division Calendars | Calendar of Events

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. 
Summer Residential Governor's School
Summer Residential Governor’s School programs are available for current sophomores and juniors for the summer of 2017.  Students are selected for attendance by means of an application process on school level, school division level, and state level. Find out more!
Calendar of Events:  View Calendar

Parent Portal
The Parent Portal is now open.  Visit this site for login and instructions.
Download the Mobile App
Mobile App Download the mobile app for your home device:

Staying connected to PCS just got easier!


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.

Internet Privacy Policy
superintendent wrap up
The Superintendent's Weekly Wrap-Up is available for school year 2016-2017. (Web Site)
Services for Students Identified Hearing or Visually Impaired - Find Out More:
The Virginia Department of Education provides information for students identified as hearing or visually impaired on its web site.  View and/or download a copy of VDOE's information and resources in PDF form. | PCS Support Services
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


School Supply Lists
Supply lists have been collected for school year 2016-2017. Please contact your child's school if you have specific questions. View
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)

2016-17 Voluntary Student Accident Coverage

Policy/Benefits/Plans | Enrollment Site
escolar de accidentes:

Free/Reduced Lunch Applications:
English and En Español
IBoss Logo

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 Policy | 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)

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)
Teacher Direct Logo
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
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

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) 


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)

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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Last update: Monday, May 22, 2017 04:00 PM


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