Welcome to the Pioneer Valley Regional School
We hope that the website will provide students, families, staff and
the wider community both an overview of what we have to offer at PVRS, and
specific information that will help you find the right people, forms, and information
you need to help you as a member of the Pioneer Valley school community.
Pioneer Valley Regional School is a
comprehensive middle/high school serving 400+ students in grades 7 through 12.
We serve students from the towns of Bernardston, Leyden, Northfield, and
Warwick. In addition, about 25% of our students
live in other area towns in Massachusetts and Vermont, and select Pioneer as
their school of choice. Our school culture is based on the tenets of respect,
personal responsibility and academic excellence.
In addition to academic offering in the core subjects, every semester we offer
over 20 elective courses in art, music, theater, health and wellness,
journalism, creative writing, business,technology, engineering,law, psychology, and sociology. We
also have a wide range of extracurricular activities including interscholastic
athletics for both middle and high school students, and clubs that include
blacksmithing, gaming, ultimate Frisbee, outing club, knitting club and many
If you have any question or
concerns, or need help finding the information you are looking for, please contact me, Jean Bacon, Assistant
Principal Jennifer Albert Perry, or Dean of Students Cathy Hawkins‐Harrison.
Access to your student's gradebooks
Valley Regional School is pleased to offer PlusPortals. Parents and students will receive an email on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 regarding how to sign in and use PlusPortals. After setting up your account you may login to PlusPortals at any at the following website:
Plus Portals has many
capabilities. We will begin by utilizing the basics such as viewing your
child’s grades, attendance, and the ability to email their teachers through
the portal. As we learn more about the power of the program we will be rolling
out additional features such as teachers posting homework, creating quizzes,
viewing discipline and more within the portal.
School Calendar 2016 - 2017
Up Coming Events
|School Council||Thursday, December 1, 4:30-6:00 |
| 7th & 8th Grade Teen Night||Thursday, December 1, 6:00 - 8:00|
| ASVAB Testing ||Friday, December 2 |
|Holiday Concert, Band and Chorus ||Thursday, December 8 |
| Progress Reports Distributed ||Monday, December 19 |
|Early Release at 11:34 ||Thursday, December 22 |
| Holiday Recess ||Friday, December 23 -|
Monday, January 2
The Pioneer community is committed to creating a learning environment that fosters universal respect, personal responsibility, and academic excellence. Pioneer recognizes that to meet the challenges of the 21st century we must critically and creatively engage in real world tasks, adapt to new situations and technologies, and collaboratively problem solve. By designing equal opportunities and multiple approaches to growth in a heterogeneous setting, we will facilitate the success of our students in a rapidly evolving, diverse global society.
School Quick Links
Pioneer Valley Regional School District
168 Main Street
Northfield, MA 01360
Bernardston ~ Leyden
Northfield ~ Warwick