Onward Pirates!

Middle/High school Building

P-W Middle/High School

5101 Clintonia Road
Westphalia, MI 48894 
Phone: 989-587-5100 Call: 989-587-5100
Fax: 989-587-4075Fax: 989-587-4075

Office Hours: 7:30am-3:30pm
Daily Class Schedule: 8:03am-2:57pm


Champions' Culture • Expect Your Personal Best


Chromebook Questions?

Please contact Mrs. Johnston
at sjohnston@pwschools.org or call 989-587-5100 ext. 5113

2018-2019 P-W MS/HS Vision Targets

Our 2018-19 MS/HS vision targets
#1  we will grow our champions' culture
#2  we will take positive risks, innovate wildly, and reflect on our craft
#3  we will support and mentor our newest staff and students
#4  we will increase parent engagement
#5  we will make our interim assessments meaningful in order to drive greater learning
#6  we will map our curriculum and design our pedagogy to ensure all students are learning

2018-19 Athletic Policy

Please take a look at our updated P-W Athletic Policy and Code of Conduct. This document contains very valuable, basic information including our Philosophy and expected Educational Outcomes of Participation in Athletics, as well as, more detailed information regarding Athletic Opportunities at Pewamo-Westphalia High School, Eligibility, our Code of Conduct, Department Procedures and Guidelines, and Guidelines for the College Bound Student Athlete.

Reminders for Parents and Students

Backpacks, hats, and hoods are not to be worn in the building during school hours for safety purposes. Also, please note that our new main entrance is the only entrance that students are to enter in the morning. Cell phones need to be turned off and stored in lockers, with the exception of during passing time and lunch for our HS students. Moreover, all teachers offer office/tutoring hours; please click here for a list of days and times and encourage your student(s) to take advantage of this valuable opportunity. 

PWCS Now on FaceBook and Twitter

Stay connected with what is happening at school! Please search for us on FaceBook; we are Pewamo-Westphalia Community Schools with the blue and gold PW logo.  Like the page, and you should begin seeing our posts in your newsfeed. We are also using Twitter.  You can search for us using the search tool at the top; we are @PWSchools (again, with the blue and gold PW logo).  As always, you can use our website as another source of information.  

Communication Process

Questions, concerns, and ideas routinely arise during the school year. This outline is provided to assist in communication with the appropriate person.

Step 1: Questions or concerns regarding instructional practices should go to the teacher first. A discussion should be scheduled with the principal if you still have questions after talking with the teacher.
Step 2: If applicable, items not resolved in Step 1 should be directed to the administrator or director who has responsibility in the area of concern.
Step 3: A conference with the superintendent is most appropriately held if questions or concerns have not been adequately addressed at earlier levels.
Step 4: The final level of contact with the district about a question or concern is the Board of Education. 

Middle/High School News

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March 30, 2015
PWSTC Teaming Up With Amazon.com to Raise Funds For PW MS/HS

Attention parents, staff, and community members, the PWSTC has partnered with Amazon.com's Simple Fundraiser. Simply click on the Amazon link on the MS/HS page, and shop Amazon.com as you normally would to earn your school 5-7% of your total purchase. Money raised will go toward funding various unfunded initiatives. Participating in this fundraiser does not affect the cost of purchased goods! Feel free to pass this along to everyone you know! 

Upcoming Events

P-W "Points of Pride"!

 PWSTC Amazon logo

Upcoming Events  

September 21, 2018
Picture Re-take Day

October 3, 2018
Count Day

October 5, 2018
Parade in Pewamo 5pm
VFB vs. Dansville 7pm
Dance after FB game until Midnight in MS Gym

October 10, 2018
1/2 Day for Students--11:20am Dismissal

November 8, 2018
P/T Conferences 4:30-7:30pm

November 9, 2018
1/2 Day for Students--11:20 Dismissal
P/T Conferences 12:15-3:15pm

November 15, 2018
No School

November 22-23, 2018
No School--Thanksgiving Break

December 9, 2018
PWMS/HS Christmas Band Concert

December 18, 2018
1st Semester Exams

December 19-21
1st Semester Exams
1/2 Day for Students--11:20am Dismissal

December 24, 2018-January 4, 2019
No School--Holiday Break 

Helpful Links 

PDF Document2018-2019 Student Handbook  
PDF Document2018-2019 School Calendar
PDF Document2018-2019 Bell Schedules
PDF DocumentPLANK Informational Flyer 
PDF Document2018-19 Teacher Office/Tutoring Hours
PDF DocumentService-Learning Log
PDF DocumentNHS Bylaws
PDF DocumentWellness Policy
External LinkDual Enrollment Information
PDF DocumentFacility Usage Policy and Reservation Form

Our Staff

Todd Simmons
MS/HS Principal

Lauren Christensen

MS/HS Assistant Principal/Athletic Director


Lisa Bartlett

MS/HS Counselor


Diana Hengesbach

MS/HS Secretary


Stacey Johnston

Instructional Technology Specialist