Feeling isolated, overwhelmed, or alone? Need to talk? Do you or does your family need emotional support during the COVID 19 pandemic? The Putnam County Schools Emotional Support Phone Line provides resource referrals for students and families experiencing emotional distress. Student support staff are available to talk, offer resources, and provide referrals to other local agencies if needed Monday thru Friday 10am to 6pm. If you are experiencing an emergency crisis, please contact the West Virginia Children’s Crisis Line at 1-800-HELP4WV (1-800-435-7498) or call 911 immediately. West Virginia Children’s Crisis can also be reached on their website: https://wwwhelp4wv.com/ccl . We are available to help and provide supports. Give us a call at (304) 586-4947.
FREE MEALS AVAILABLE FOR ALL PCS STUDENTS: This meal service is free of charge and available for ALL students, whether or not enrolled in the meal benefit program. Therefore, we encourage all families to take advantage of this opportunity. Daily pick-up times for meals are from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm at each school. Families will pick-up meals at their students’ home school location, curbside while remaining in the vehicle. If transportation is a problem, families may contact their home school to request meal delivery assistance.
Congratulations to the following students for being selected as the November Student of the Month for their grade level: Senior—Jacob Foy Junior—Brittany Sanders Sophomore—Courtney Luikart Freshman—Hannah Crum
Free Meals for the Entire School Year for students The United States Dept of Agriculture (USDA) has extended flexibilities in the Child Nutrition Programs to allow FREE meals to continue to all children throughout the entire 2020-21 school year. This means that Putnam County Schools will be able to offer FREE meals to all students while they are learning at school or even if they are learning from home. School meals will be able to be served at no cost in all areas of the county this school year. Hot meals will continue to be available daily from each school through curbside pickup, parents can pick up a lunch meal along with the next day’s breakfast meal. Daily meal pick-up times are from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. The curbside pick-up location for Buffalo High school is at the side cafeteria doors. If parents experience transportation issues, they can contact Buffalo High School and request a delivered meal. Additional meal services provided to PCS students are 5-day meal boxes that are available each week for students that have signed up for Virtual learning during the 2020-21 school year. Please contact Buffalo High School to pre-order these meal boxes each week if desired. Call (304) 937-2661 for more information.
Parents: First nine weeks midterm grades were sent out today. Please make sure to check for and look over them. Please contact school if you have any questions.
Parents Here are a few reminders: 1) Parents are encouraged to login to Schoology to monitor their child's progression. You were mailed your parent access code. If you have misplaced that contact the school and we will provide that to you. 2) Putnam County Schools has created a Support Hotline which will be available Monday-Thursday from 4:30-8:00 P.M. Call 586-4946 for assistance. 3) Friday, September 18th will be the last day students can switch from 5 day to virtual or virtual to 5 day instruction. Please contact the school if you have any questions. Thanks you.
If you're unable to be at the game there are two ways to enjoy tonight's football game vs Ravenswood! BHS will be streaming on YouTube: https://youtu.be/ngMJH0tJ_rU WMOV will be broadcasting on the radio. Use the Tunein app & search for WMOV or use the WMOV FB page.
For students interested: The First day of Golf practice will be Monday at 12 noon at Big Bend golf course.