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  • Mark Your Calendars - See the PSSA Schedule

    See testing dates and bell schedule for these days.

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  • Support PRMS Students through PSA Dine Out Night

    Take the night off, and join the PRMS PSA at Emporio Wexford! See details...

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  • PRMS Yearbook Update!

    It's not too late! Yearbooks can still be ordered online through March 25, 2019. See more...

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  • Team to Compete at PA Odyssey of Mind Competition

    Students from Eden Hall Upper Elementary School and Pine-Richland Middle School earned third and second place respectively at the Odyssey of the Mind Regional Competition at Keystone Oaks School District on March 2, 2019. The middle school team of students will advance to the Odyssey of the Mind State Championships on April 6, 2019. in Pocono Mountains, PA.

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  • Springtime Just Got SWEETer - Sarris Candy Sale

    Have Sarris Candy delivered right to your door; support the PSA and exciting student activities all with the click of a few buttons. See details and place your orders online by April 16, 2019.

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  • PRMS Students Invited to Participate in Color Run!

    Event scheduled for May 5 from 2-4 p.m. See registration and sponsor details.

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  • Support Students Through the PRMS PSA ~ Order Ram Garden Flag or Make a Donation!

    Place your order or make a donation by March 22, 2019. Thank you for your support!

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  • 8th Grade Human Growth & Development Unit

    Beginning on March 15, 2019 all 8th grade health classes will concentrate on our Human Growth and Development Curriculum. See information regarding this unit and our Educational Environment.

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  • Academic League Hosts Final Competition of Year

    Pine-Richland Middle School students are competing in the final 2018-2019 National Academic League Tournament on February 27, 2019, at 2:30 p.m. in the PRHS Spirit Room. AL is an academic competition where students answer a series of game questions spanning 22 different subject areas. The game consists of four quarters.

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  • Students Learn More about Different Cultures

    The world came to Pine-Richland on February 6-8, 2019. Several American Field Service (AFS) students, who are attending area schools, converged on the high school and middle school campuses.

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  • Student Serves as Principal for Day

    Students at Pine-Richland Middle School really wanted a chance to be “Principal for a Day,” so student government hosted a contest. Student Government representatives were up for the challenge of making this happen, so they hosted a contest to see which student could dress up the most for spirit week. The prize was a chance to be a principal or a day.

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  • Team Creates Winning App

    A team of Pine-Richland middle and high school students develop a hall-pass application at the district's first-ever hackathon. See which student at the middle school was part of this team.

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  • Students Develop Writing Skills

    PRMS students participate in writing consortium to develop their writing skills. This year's writing theme was nature.

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  • Principal Provides Mid-Year Update

    The middle school principal provides an update including Schools to Watch goals, the scheduling process, character education and much more.

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  • Students Learn More about Holocaust

    In advance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday, January 27, 2019, eighth-graders at Pine-Richland Middle School have been reading the names of Holocaust survivors at the end of their classes all week. The work is the culmination on a unit about the Holocaust.

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  • View Scheduling Info (Grades 8-11)

    As we begin our second semester, it is time to focus on scheduling for the 2019-2020 school year. Our 2019-2020 Program of Studies is available for families and students through our website. Within the document, you will find essential information detailing curricular offerings, key contacts, course selection, and scheduling. More details...

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  • View Scheduling Info (Grades 6 & 7)

    As we begin our second semester, it is time to focus on scheduling for the 2019-2020 school year. Our 2019-2020 Program of Studies is available for families and students through our website. Within the document, you will find essential information detailing curricular offerings, key contacts, course selection, and scheduling. More details...

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  • Song & Dance Highlight PRMS Rendition of ‘Footloose’

    Pine-Richland Middle School students will be taking audience members back to the eighties through the production of “Footloose.” In all, 74 students will take to the stage with lively song and dance numbers. The production will be performed at 7 p.m. on February 7, 8 & 9, 2019. Show is sold out!

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  • Review Daily Announcements

    Announcements are posted by 2 p.m. daily during the school year

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  • PRMS Re-Designated in 'School to Watch' Program

    Pine-Richland Middle School has been re-designated along with DuBois Area Middle School as Pennsylvania Don Eichhorn Schools: “Schools to Watch” (PA STW) a fourth time in 12 years as part of a recognition program developed by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform.

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  • New Assistant Principal Sends Welcome Message

    PR is welcoming Mr. Jacob Minsinger, who joins PRMS after being an English/Language Arts teacher at West Allegheny Middle School. Take time to read the letter he wrote for parents.

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  • Geography Bee Winner Named

    Seventh-grader Chris Meyer took first place in the Pine-Richland Middle School Geography Bee, which was held on December 17, 2019, in the PRMS library. Seventh-grader Michael Lattari took second place and eighth-grader Andrew Salvadore earned third place. The annual program was coordinated by PRMS GATE Teacher Kathy Deal and retired PRMS Librarian Kathy Batykefer.

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  • Students Serve Up Holiday Meal

    The Pine-Richland Middle School Leaders Club hosted its annual Senior Citizens Holiday Dinner on Thursday, December 6, 2018. Each year, students serve up a delicious meal.

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  • Teacher Earns 'Hockey Scholars' Award

    Pine-Richland Middle School Teacher Brian Kantz earned the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Teacher of the Month. Mr. Kantz teaches eighth-grade physical science.

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  • Lesson Takes Science to New Heights

    Pine-Richland Middle School Teacher Brian Kantz took an eighth-grade science lesson to new heights. The Students were challenged to design and build roller coasters.

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  • Eighth-grader Participates in PSO Program

    Pine-Richland Middle School eighth-grader Alexander Urling had the unique opportunity to participate in a program entitled “88 Keys for Pittsburgh” on October 27, 2018. T

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  • Students Explore the Physics of Motion

    Students in Pine-Richland Middle School Teacher Brian Kantz’s classroom had the opportunity of participating in a lesson entitled the Physics of Motion. The students worked in groups to figure out how mass was related to a particular variable. Instead of quietly sitting in their seats to solve problems, students had the opportunity to put their studies into action by doing.

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  • Important Message for HS/MS Regarding Tips Line

    Please review an important message for Pine-Richland High School/Middle School parents regarding a Tips line message.

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  • Peer Tutoring Kicks Off!

    Sessions held every Wednesday after school until 3:30 p.m.

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  • Eighth Grader Earns Award in International Competition

    Eighth-grader Erina Fortune earned third place in the 2018 International Online Great Composers Competition. She created a piano piece in the Music of Germany & Austria category.

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  • Students Stitch Up Goodwill

    Students in the Pine-Richland Middle School Family and Consumer Science classes are creating pillowcases that they are donating to Children’s Hospital North in Sewickley.

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  • Students Earn Gold Level Status

    Pine-Richland Middle School eighth-graders Natalie Studt, Sophia Malara, and Trisha Holmes earned Gold Level status in the National MATH COUNTS program under the direction of Teacher Patricia Cekella.

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  • Team Qualifies for State Competition

    Two teams of Pine-Richland Middle School students and a team at Eden Hall Upper Elementary students earned top awards at the 32nd Annual Western Regional Odyssey of the Mind Competition, which was hosted at Moon Area Middle School and Moon Area High School, on March 3, 2018.

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  • Students Selected for PMEA Program

    Several Pine-Richland Middle School students participated in the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District

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  • PSA Congratulates Students

    The Pine-Richland Middle School Parent and Staff Association is congratulating student fundraisers, who were named the top sellers for the 2018 PRMS Sarris candy sale.

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  • 8th Grader Earns National Solo Award

    Pine-Richland Middle School eighth-grader Erina Fortune earned the 2018 Duquesne University’s Young Artist National Solo Award. During the competition, she played Scherzo by Mendelssohn.

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  • Leader's Club to Host Senior Citizen Luncheon & Bingo

    Senior citizens are invited to a special luncheon and bingo hosted by the

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  • Students Earn National History Day Awards

    Several Pine-Richland students earned National History Day Regional Competition awards on March 11, 2018.

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  • Get Involved in the 2018-2019 School Year

    PRMS PSA Seeking Board Members & Committee Chairs

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  • Review Info Regarding Classroom Diagnostic Tools

    In an effort to continue to identify student-specific data to guide instructional decisions, Pine-Richland Middle School will integrate Pennsylvania's Classroom Diagnostic Tools (CDT) assessment for English Language Arts into your child's 8th grade English class.

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  • PRMS Hosts Exchange Students

    PRMS hosted the World Language Departments Annual AFS Exchange Student Day.

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  • Students Qualify for International Competition

    A local FIRST LEGO League (FLL) team earned a Champion’s Award at the Western PA Regional Championships on January 13, 2018.

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  • Grad Says Recovering from Failure Is Key to Success

    2009 Pine-Richland High School and West Point graduate stopped by Pine-Richland Middle School to talk about her experiences as a student at PR and West Point.

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  • Students Hone Their Writing Skills

    Students had a chance to hone their writing skills and develop their creative sides at the 25th Annual Middle School Writing Workshop for area schools in the Northern Area Gifted Consortium.

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  • Students Sample New Menu Items

    On Thursday January 25, 2018, some Pine-Richland Middle School students participated in a Food Service taste testing event. Students were able to sample Italian paninis, turkey reubens, homemade turkey pot pies with a bread bowls and roasted vegetable hoagies.

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  • Review Scheduling Process for 6th & 7th Graders

    Our 2018-2019 Program of Studies is available for families and students through our website. Within the document, you will find essential information detailing curricular offerings, course selection and scheduling. We encourage you to use this as a guide throughout the scheduling process.

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  • 8th Grader Earns 1st Place in Geography Bee

    One Pine-Richland Middle School eighth grader, who earned first place in the Pine-Richland Middle School Geography Bee, is now being put to the test as he takes an online qualifying exam to determine if he will compete in the state-level competition on April 6, 2018.

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  • The PR Post Is Available

    Welcome to The Pine-Richland Post, the newspaper that's dedicated exclusively to you.

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  • Message from Middle School Principal

    As the first nine weeks of the 2017-18 school year comes to end, we wanted to provide you some updates. Pine-Richland Middle School (PRMS) has been fortunate to receive several academic, technology, and physical upgrades.

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  • Donate Your Magazines

    Pine-Richland Middle School could use magazines

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