It's that time of year again. As we gear up for school to start, the Pleasant Grove staff would like to welcome everyone back. We are all looking forward to a great school year. Throughout the year, we are excited to work towards our school's mission: Pleasant Grove Middle School will provide every student with a high standard of academic learning combined with personal and social development in a collaborative, healthy, inclusive, and positive environment. As an AVID school, Pleasant Grove supports AVID's mission "to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society."
Additionally, we are excited to share with parents and students our school's PBIS, Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports Program. This program focuses on creating positive, clear, and consistent behavior systems for students. It also focuses on recognizing students who are making appropriate choices. This program couples well with the school's merit system. Please see our attached behavior matrix for more details. Each month, we will outline various aspects of the program as we continue our work in implementation.
Please join us at Back to School Night on August 13, 5:30-6:00 in the Gym for an orientation surrounding AVID and Athletics. 6:00-8:00 PM meet your child's teachers and visit classrooms. Additionally, please see below for details on our Puma Walk and various dates you can come to the site to pick up materials and schedules.
Lastly, as most of you know, I am new to the site. Please stop by to say hello and introduce yourselves. Todd McGinnis, the vice-principal, and I are honored for the opportunity to work you're your children. We have a strong belief that schools are hubs for our community. We look forward to a great year.
Principal, Pleasant Grove Middle School
Vice-Principal, Pleasant Grove Middle School