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Have a great summer vacation!

School will resume on August 4th.

Checkout the new Charger Athletic Web Site.  Click on the Athletics - Charger Athletics to follow your Charger sports programs or you can go to pikecentralathletics.com.  This site will contain up to date information about athletic events.  You can follow your team and see update schedule changes.  This site includes both high school & middle school sports teams.
2015- 2016 Indiana School Immunization Requirements

Students entering the 6th grade in the fall of 2015-16 will be required to have the following two immunization updates for school entry.

  1. Tdap ( tetanus & pertussis)
  2. MCV4 ( meningococcal conjugate)
Also offered – HPV series.  Information is available from your school nurse, your healthcare provider or online.

These immunizations will be due by the first day of school which is August 4, 2015.  If your child has already received these vaccinations in preparation for 6th grade please let the school nurse know.  If they have not yet received the vaccinations, please be making your appointments soon for the upcoming months.

Parents, you may access your student's grades online using our student information system INOW. Students and parents each have login information available. Parent logins allow parents to see multiple children with one user name. Please contact your child's school for your login information. Access to INOW can be found on the lower left portion of this website.


To All Pike County Parents !

Click here to learn how to access your child's ISTEP+ test results on the Internet via the Indiana Department of Education's On-Line Student ISTEP+ Parent Network Account!


Pike Central Middle School

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simon mccrary


Student Spotlight

Congratulations to Libby Stone on winning the long jump and 400m race at the PAC Track Conference.  Also, the 3200 m relay team of Lillie Pancake, Lily Frederick-Rice, Lily Willis & Lauren Young on winning the 3200m relay with a record time of 11:24:00.  Way to go ladies!
The middle school academic team competed at Reitz High School Science Team and Social Studies teams placed 1st at Reitz High School. Math  and Interdisciplinary teams placed 3rd. The English team placed 4th. Our school competed against 7 teams at Reitz High School.  When State results were computed, the Social Studies team placed 5th in the State and the Science team placed 6th in the State.

Pike Central Middle School 6th grader Simon McCrary was selected as one of 125 semi-finalists from over 1,000 entrants across Indiana in the 2015 "Letters About Literature Contest".  He has been invited to attend a writing workshop and awards ceremony at the Indiana State Library to honor the winners and semi-finalists on April 25th.
Eleven Pike Central Middle and High School vocal and piano students participated in the Indiana State School Music Association District music competition on February 7 at Southridge Middle School.

Emma Williams and Allyson Davis received silver medals for vocal performance in 1st division.

Vocalists Audrey Keepes received a gold medal in 2nd division and Emma Russell received a gold medal in 3rd division. Pianists, Jon Kroeger and Audrey Keepes both received first place gold medals in 3rd division.

Receiving gold medals in 1st division and qualifying to advance to state competition in Indianapolis are vocalists Amelia Woolery, Morgan Hudson, Lani Dillard, Jonathan Kroeger, Caleb Mullins, Jacey Fears and Kaleb Mason.  Due to severe weather, both in Pike County and Indianapolis, the students were not able to compete at the state level.  We are very proud of these students.

The band students had another successful showing at solo and ensemble this past weekend.  Over all we had 15 Gold Ratings, 11 Silver Ratings and 0 bronze or participation.  Earning Gold Ratings at the Group I level and advancing to state will be:
Logan Ferguson:  Alto Sax
Emma Williams:  Trombone
Amelia Woolery:  French Horn
Amber Whitehouse:  Marimba
Taia Hinton:  Marimba
Andrew Parker:  Marimba
Caleb Freeland, Kailee Russell, Abby Hess, Taia Hinton, Andrew Parker:  Percussion Ensemble

Congratulations to Evan McGuire who was the top seller in the annual cookie dough fundraiser.  Evan won $500 for his hard work.  All the students who participated in the fundraiser were treated to a special event by illusionist Rick Smith Jr. and strongman "The Iceman".

Congratulations to the PCMS Spell Bowl team on their 2nd place finish at Jasper Middle School in the Class 3 Division.  The team also placed 10th in the State Class 3 Division.

Pike Central Middle School
1814 E State Rd 56
Petersburg, IN 47567
Phone 812-354-8478
Fax: 812-354-9559

Mr. Chad Whitehead

Assistant Principal
Mr. Randy Meece

Ms. Andrea Blocker
812-354-8478 ext. 360

Mrs. Dawn Biesterveld
812-354-8478 ext. 364

Health Services
Mrs. Christy Crow
812-354-8478 ext. 464

Athletic Director
Mr. Billy Hewig
812-354-8478 ext. 317

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