Welcome to Pine Ridge Middle School

Home of the Yellow Jackets

 

Dr. David Basile, Principal
Kendrick Kerr, Assistant Principal

 
 
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We are a PBIS 
Ribbon Award School 

 
See more information by clicking on the PBIS tab at the top.


Palmetto Silver Award Winner
P
ine Ridge Middle School has been awarded the Palmetto Silver Award in both General Performance and for Closing the Achievement Gap for the 2014/2015 school year by the SC State Department of Education. Read more about the awards at on the SDE web page, Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards.




Congratulations to our 
Pine Ridge Middle School
2017 Teacher of the Year

Kellie Worley

Congratulations to our 
Pine Ridge Middle School
2017 Staff Person of the Year

Lynn Bouknight



PRMS L.E.A.D.S. Program

The L.E.A.D.S. Program is designed for students who display a strong interest in building 21st century leadership skills for the application and analysis of science, technology, engineering, and math, to include use of creative arts and the design process. 

L.E.A.D.S. serves students who display a thirst for knowledge, persistence, an eagerness to explore new areas of scientific information, and a willingness to engage in minds-on activities related to STEM education. 



School Hours

School Year Hours
8:00 First Bell
8:10 Tardy Bell
3:25 End of Day Dismissal

Due to the safety and security of our students, there will be no early dismissals without prior written notice turned in that morning to the office.

Parents must write a note if a child's transportation is different than normal and turn it in to the office in the morning.  We cannot guarantee phone messages taken over the phone will reach your student. Car pick up is only in front of the school between the sidewalk black poles. 

Students on a school field trip may not be picked up at the trip location unless an Off Campus Dismissal Form was submitted and approved prior to the day of the trip. 

We hope that you understand that these procedures are necessary for PRMS to operate safely and efficiently. Please contact the school if you have any questions or concerns at 755-7400.  
 
 
At PRMS we go for G.O.L.D. 
Give your best
Own your learning
Lead by positive example
Demonstrate excellent manners

Announcements  

Parent University Thursday, Oct 24th
Parents are invited to our Parent University information session from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. Topics include 
College & Career, Parent Portal, AdvancED Surveys, and the district's new CATE center. 

Stay informed about school
Make sure PRMS has your current contact information so you can be reached in the event of an emergency or updates about school events. Need to update contact information? Login to our new PowerSchool Registration system with your Snapcode.


Student Art Work Display
PRMS students have art work on display at the Scoopy Doo Gelato Shop in Five Points in Columbia. Drop by for some gelato and to see their work. 

Lexington Two Academic Scholars

Lexington Two is proud of our academic scholars and committed to offering students and parents opportunities  to learn about scholarships and Advanced Placement course offerings in high school. The PRMS Guidance and Careers department offers student workshops and informational meetings for parents during the year. See the Parent Information page for more information. See our Accomplishments page for past PRMS Scholars. 

Learn about our iPad educational tablets, teaching with them, and the affordable student insurance the district is offering. Students can check the iPad page for app information and iPad tips.

PRMS News

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Follow PRMS on Twitter
Search fo
r @PRMSGOLD on Twitter to follow us and keep up with school news. 

PRMS Sports Twitter
We now have a sports Twitter page (@PRMSSports).  The coaches will use this as a way to get information out about their teams such as practices and games, as well as how a game is going.  

Like us on Facebook to follow school events, see pictures and more!  

PRMS_The Arts is dedicated to showcasing our G.O.L.D. Standard of excellence in the arts (Drama, Band, Chorus, Art, and Design). Follow us to see student projects, artwork and performances. 

Important Dates 

PRMS GOLD 
PRMS holds a GOLD Fest at the beginning of the year to fund our PBIS activities throughout the year. Parents can help by being a school sponsor or buying a student GOLD Pass. All proceeds are used for the coming year's GOLD events and activities.
 
A Special Thank You to our Fantastic Sponsors!
   
  G.O.L.D. Sponsors
  Latonya Seawright – Mary Kay Consultant
  Pine Ridge Pharmacy
   
  G.O.L.D. Partners
  
AAA Well Drilling
  Meadow Field Self Storage
  V&O Dependable Auto Service, INC
  Woods and Wedges

  Platinum Member
  Davis Orthodontics
  Locklair Farm and Gardens
  Richbourg Haven Farms
  Town of Pine Ridge



Lex 2 Information

Lexington School District Two offers a voluntary health insurance policy for students. See the 2017 Voluntary Insurance attachments at the bottom of the page for more information.     

Low Cost Home Internet
See the attachments at the bottom of the page for information about a low cost home Internet program called Access available from AT&T. The flyers are in both Spanish and English. 

Important Information

Lexington Two Grading Scale
Lexington District Two uses a 10-point grading scale. See the parent letter explaining the grading scale here.

End of Course Exams for Algebra I and English I
The Educational Accountability Act of 1998 required the development of end-of-course examinations in Algebra I and English I. The State developed examinations count for 20 percent of the students’ final grade in each course. 
See the EOCEP Standards Letter that students received at the beginning of the year in these courses at the bottom of the page in both English and Spanish versions. The state standards are linked on the Lexington Two Instruction web page.


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