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We are thrilled to get the 2020-21 school year underway!  This is your one-stop shop for all things back to school. Enjoy the rest of your summer and we'll see you soon!








August 24:                   8:10am First Day of School
                                     *This will be a full day of school, not a half day as in previous years.
August 25 & 26:          ID Pictures and School Pictures - taken during PE and Health classes. Click here for order form.

August 28:                   2pm - 6pm Online Students may come get pictures and  ID/Photo taken.  Please enter the N6 North Event entrance and go to Room 70.  (New band room across from gym) Click here for order form.
September 7:              No School, Labor Day



There are so many questions as we return to school this year.  Don’t forget to read through the Family Handbook and FAQ.  We’ll continue to update it as we make decisions and alert you through enews!


Students will be allowed to carry backpacks (we are not requiring plastic see through).  We understand that students will need a heavier/sturdier backpack because they will not be using their lockers. The only exception to lockers: band students will be storing their instruments in personal lockers to avoid exposure..


On Thursday, August 20, 2020, the faculty, staff of Pleasant Valley Community High School will hold a virtual open house. You will receive an email from each of your student’s teachers with a link to a welcome video.  This is an opportunity for parents to gain information about performance expectations and curriculum content in each class. 


Students participating in Hybrid schedules will have ID/Photos taken on Tuesday, August 25 and Wednesday, August 26th during PE/Strength and Health classes. 

Online students may have their ID Badge/Photo taken on Friday, August 28 between the hours of 2pm - 6pm in Room 70.  (The new band room across from the gyms.)  

NEED A SPORTS PHYSICAL?  Click here for the form.


Students entering grade 12 must have 2 doses if born after September 15, 1999; or 1 dose if received at 16 years of age or older. There will be no grace period allowed, if your child does not meet the state requirements they will not be allowed to start school on August 23. If your student has a medical exemption; a new medical exemption to include the Meningococcal vaccine is required. YOU MUST PROVIDE THIS INFORMATION TO YOUR CHILD’S SCHOOL AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!

DROP OFF/PICK UP : Parents please note drop off/pick up designations at the high school: click here to see the map.  


Want to know what’s for lunch today?  Click here for breakfast and lunch menus. You can also download an app to keep track of it all on your phone.  Plus, the site lets you look at the nutritional values of every item on our healthy menus, which makes it easy to feel good about what PVCSD is serving your kids!

School Meal Prices:

High School Lunch $2.85-$3.10

You may make a deposit into your student's lunch account at any time by sending cash or check to their building.  You can also add money via credit card to your student’s food service account online through RevTrak by clicking here.   Communications for low food service balances will be sent to the parent/guardian email address(es) that the school has on file. Click here for a reminder about our meal charge policy, including how much students can charge and when you'll be alerted for having a negative balance.

Free and Reduced Application:  Please see the below instructions on beginning your student’s 2020-2021 Free and Reduced Application.

  • To begin your Online free and reduced application, please log into your Parent Portal Account here. If you do not have an account please call our Administration Center at 563-332-5550. Please note that Free and Reduced application must be accessed from the Portal website link above; it is not available through the Portal Mobile App.
  • Once logged in, click the link for “Applications/Forms” on the left
  • Select “Click to start meal benefit application”
  • After your application has been processed you will receive notification in your parent portal inbox.
  • If you are unable to complete the online application please click here

If you have questions about our Food Service Program, please contact Food Service Director, Andrea Mahler, at 563-332-5550 or 

Welcome New Faculty and new to High School Staff:

Kristy Carr - Math
Amber Hall - Social Studies
Stephanie Hammes - Educational Aide
Matthew Hennes - Science
Holly Hoelting - Science
Erin Klage - Social Studies
Kelby LaBarge - English/Reading
Janene Murphy - Business
Brenda Pardoe - FCS
Ann Peters - Art
Liza Peters - French
Jacob Ridenour - ELP
Robyn Samuelson - English
Hannah Tesar - Social Studies

Don’t Miss a Thing!

PV wants to keep you in the know. Pleasant Valley schools send out #SpartanNation weekly email with important dates, events, and community opportunities for your school. Make sure you check your in-boxes every Friday afternoon, so you don’t miss a thing!

Information you give us during registration automatically signs you up for emails, texts and phone calls. If you’d like to add or change that information, please click here to manage your preferences. 

If you have any questions, contact our Director of Communications, Beth Marsoun, at

To assure that your email provider will not block email communications, please add this email address to your safe senders list: Pleasant Valley will not give email lists to anyone outside of the district. If you do not have access to email, information is available in the school office.