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Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School

Douglas County School District - Nevada

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    AM Bus Routes

    AM Bus Routes

    Click here to see your AM bus route information.

    20-21 pwlms bus routes for PWL (PDF)

    You can find more information on bus routes on the district website under the transportation tab.

    The DART bus will only be able to transport 5 students after school.


    To Find Your Cohort


    Parents can click on the schedule tab in their IC Portal account and it will display Virtual or nothing if they are at home that day. 

    Check out the Today screen to see if your student is physical or virtual today.  A Virtual tag displays at the top of the schedule on days the student is attending virtually.  

    There is a rotation calendar that you can view as well.  To check another day, go to the calendar screen, click Schedule and click a day in the calendar to see if your student is attending in school or virtually that day.

    Click the link below to see a calendar of your Cohort.

    Cohort Calendar

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    PWL on Facebook

    Join us on Facebook!  Click on the button below to see what's happening.


    In partnership with the Nevada Department of Public Safety, the SafeVoice program provides students a safe place to submit tips concerning their own safety or that of others. A fully trained professional team of experts responds in an appropriate manner 24/7/365. Tips always stay anonymous.

    Cash Back

    Support our school by signing up at your local store when you check out and a percentage of what you spend will be sent to the school!  It is that easy.  Participating stores include:

    • Grocery Outlet
    • Smith's 
    • Target

    BoxTops for Education

    Yes - schools still collect these valuable items.  They are 10 cents for each box top! 

    There is an exciting new way to collect these instead of clipping them - you can download an app to scan your receipt and add to your schools earnings online! 

    For more information see or click the button below.


    Distance attendance forms

    STUDENTS - Use these forms for distance learning days:

    Students need to login here to take attendance on distance learning days when they are not at PWL.

    COHORT 1 - Distance Attendance Form

    COHORT 2 - Distance Attendance Form

    PWL Re-opening Plan

    PWL Re-opening Plan

    DCSD Re-opening Plan

    Click on the link to view the Douglas County School District      Re-opening Plan and Frequently Asked Questions 

    Douglas Nevada online

    Douglas Nevada Online

    Welcome to 


    We educate students from 6th-8th Grade

    pau-wa-lu celebrates 25 years


    SCHOOL HOURS:  7:40 - 2:11

    Lunch 6th:  10:41 - 11:11

    Lunch 7th & 8th:  11:41 - 12:11

    EARLY OUT:  7:40 - 12:41

    Lunch 6th: 10:41 - 11:11

    Lunch 7th & 8th:  11:26 - 11:56


    Tuesdays & Thursdays 

    Currently there will be NO after school tutoring


    Smile... picture day is coming!

    Picture day with Lifetouch

    PICTURE DAY is coming THURSDAY, AUGUST 20th for Cohort 2 and FRIDAY, AUGUST 21st for Cohort 1.  

    Click the button below for more information on picture day!

    go panthers!!
    go panthers


    Distance Attendance Form

    Please review the following attendance instructions for when your students are learning at home. Students MUST check in to each class when they are distance learning.  See the instructions below.


    There are 2 ways to report your child's absence:

    1. Call the school at            775-265-6100
    2. Email Mrs. Walter at

    Parents/guardians have three (3) days to report an absence before it turns into  a truancy. 

    See our Attendance Policy below.


    Picking up a Student

    Please note when picking up a student from school:

    • we will ask you for ID
    • you must be listed as a contact in Infinite Campus or we will not release the student to you

    You can change your contacts by either contacting the office or through your Infinite Campus parent portal.

    This is for the safety of our students ~ thank you.

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