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.
Come Explore what PVRS has to offer!
We are hosting an OPEN HOUSE for prospective school choice students on Thursday, March 16th from 7:30 AM to 7:00 PM.
Our open house is a chance for you to see the school, meet administration and students, and experience what education looks and feels like at Pioneer. Join us for any part of the day you wish. Click HERE for the full schedule.
If you would like to join us on March 16th, please call the main office to register at 413-498-2931.
If you cannot visit on March 16th, please make an individual appointment to tour the school and meet with administration by calling the main office.
We are accepting school choice students for the 2017-18 school year. To apply contact the district office at 413-498-2911.
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
| Spring Sports Begin ||Monday, March 20 |
| School Musical "Rent"|
$8.00 Student/Senior Citizen
Call 413-498-2931 ext 500 to reserve tickets
|Thursday, March 23, 6:00 |
Friday, March 24 7:00
Saturday, March 25
2:00 & 7:00
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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