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Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School

Douglas County School District - Nevada

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    Girl   Basketball    22-23

    Attention all PWL Middle School Girls interested in participating in the 2022 PWL Girls' Basketball Season: the season (open gym, tryouts, and first official practice) all start the first week of school (August 22nd-August 26th), so we need you to complete the Register My Athlete (RMA) with all of the requirements (including a physical) ASAP!

            Dress Code

    Pau Wa Lu Dress Code

    Students who violate the dress code will receive the following consequences: 

    1st Warning - Student will have to change clothes and call their parent.

    2nd Warning - Student will have to change clothes and they will receive lunch detention.  Parent will have to come pick up the offending item of clothing.

    3rd Warning - Student will have to change clothes and they will receive lunch detention.  That offending item of clothing will be kept until the end of the year.



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    Safe Voice

    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.

           Welcome new panthers

           Attention incoming 6th grade PWL Students and Families

    We hope all of you have had a great summer! It's hard to believe that school starts in less than two weeks. We are ready to see all of our amazing new-to-Pau-Wa-Lu 6th graders! Please click on the link below to view the details and sign up for 6th grade orientation, which is happening in a week--on Wednesday, August 17th--with two different time slots available (4:30 PM-5:30 PM or 6:00 PM-7:00 PM). We look forward to meeting/seeing all of you!

    6th Grade Orientation

              7th & 8th Grade PWL Course Catalog Information for                                                                    22-23 

    educating 6th - 8th Grade

    REGULAR School Hours are 7:40am - 2:11pm   

    EARLY OUT School Hours are 7:40am - 12:40pm

    OFFICE HOURS are 7:00am - 3:30pm

    Student Enrollment is online.  Click HERE to enroll your student.

     Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School

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    Pau-Wa-Lu Celebrates 25 Years!


      Free Lunch Daily for the      22-23 School year 

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    School NEWS & Events

         Infinite Campus Update                        Reminder

    Contact the office to  Report your students


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

    1. Call the school at            775-265-6100

    2. Email Mrs. Walter at kwalter@dcsd.k12.nv. us

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

    See our Attendance Policy

    Picking up a Student

    Please note when picking up a student from school:

    • YOU MUST be listed as a contact in Infinite Campus to pick up a student. 
    • We WILL NOT RELEASE a student to someone who is not listed as a contact in Infinite Campus.
    • You can change your contacts in Infinite Campus by either contacting the office or through your Infinite Campus parent portal.

    This is for the safety of your student

    ~ thank you

    Bell Schedules

    We have several different bell schedules: Regular Day, Early Out, 30 Minute Advisory, and 90 Minute Testing.  Viewing the calendar on this page you will be able to determine which bell day it is.

    You can view the schedules here: Bell Schedules