Canes Weekly Updates

September 6-9

2022-2023 School Calendar

Click link above to access the updated district calendar.

No School - Labor Day

There will be no school for students or staff on Monday, September 5th. Happy Labor Day to you and your family!

Early Check-Outs

Students will not be allowed to check out early after 2:50 PM. If you need to check your child out, please do so prior to this time. Keep in mind that, when you check your child out early, he/she is missing very valuable instructional time. Every minute counts!

September Staff of the Month

Join us in celebrating Lupita Mejia and Tim Davis, our wonderful custodians!

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We need YOUR help!

The PCMS Leadership Team met this summer and reviewed the responses and feedback provided in our Vision and Mission Survey. There were many commonalities and trends in the responses from teachers, other staff, parents, and other members of our school community. The team collaborated to draft two working mission and vision statements. The drafted statements are included below:


Mission Draft #1 - Our mission is to connect students, families, school, and community.


Mission Draft #2 - Our mission is to develop positive relationships, support student individuality, and build skills for future readiness.


Vision Draft #1 - Our students will be Productive individuals who are Confident and Motivated to be Successful in THEIR future.


Vision Draft #2 - Our students will be adaptive and flexible problem solvers who are purpose-driven, functioning members of society.


You can see actual pictures of the leadership team's work below. We would love to have additional feedback on these working drafts from parents and community members. Click here to contribute your input toward revising our school mission and vision statement!

School Drop-Off and Pick-Up

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Students may be dropped off no earlier than 7:30 am. The instructional day for students begins at 8:00. If students arrive after 8:00 am, they will be considered tardy. All students who are tardy MUST be accompanied by an adult when signing in at the front office.


Drop Off and Pick Up Locations: 6th and 7th grade students should be dropped off/picked up at the first parking lot off of McCotter Rd. 8th grade students should be dropped off/picked up in the second parking lot off of McCotter Rd. Please use the map above as a reference.

Important Reminders

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Interested in Flag Team?!

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PTO Meeting

Tuesday, Sep. 20th, 6pm

15526 North Carolina 55

Bayboro, NC

Join us for the first PTO meeting of the year! The meeting will begin at 6:00 PM in the media center! See you there!

Home Volleyball Game

We will have a first Home Volleyball Game vs. HJM on Thursday, September 8th at 4:00 PM. Admission is $5.
Is your child interested in the following?


  • Communicating curricular, extracurricular, and social concerns of your school life experience to the principal
  • Assisting in the planning and implementation of individual school events
  • Responding positively to concerns or issues within your individual school when appropriate

If so, please have them consider applying to serve on the Principal's Student Advisory Council for the 2022-2023 School Year! Click the image above to access the application!

PTO Sign-ups!

We are gearing up for the return of our students, and we would love your support! If you are interested in being involved in the school community, celebrating our students and staff, providing valuable input and feedback to school leadership, and partnering with our teachers, please consider filling out the interest form. Click the image below to access the form. We would love to have you join us in the 22-23 school year!

Volunteer Opportunity!

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