Upcoming Events


May 2nd-6th--National Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week.

May 2nd-13th--Kindergarten will be celebrating Community Helpers.  

May 9th--First grade field trip to Wessleman Woods Nature Preserve.  Bring a sack lunch.

May 11th--School Nurse's Day.  Thank you Nurse Tricia!!

May 12th--Students & staff wear your red "BE" shirts.  Preschool field trip to CMOE/Chuck E. Cheese.  4th grade field trip to the Evansville Museum and Immersive Theater.

May 13th--5th grade orientation at Pike Central Middle School.  Student Council field trip after school.

May 16th-20th--Peer mediator spirt week in honor of our 5th grade class.  CLICK HERE for daily themes.  

May 16th--Peer mediators will travel to Laurel Lanes during the school day for an end of year celebration.

May 17th--Preschool Beach Day.  5th grade graduation and awards program in the gym at 6:30 p.m.

May 18th--Preschool graduation program at 10:30 fro A.M. class and 2:40 p.m. for P.M. class.

May 18th-19th--BOGO book fair.  For every item you purchase you get the second item of equal or lesser value for FREE!

May 19th--Last day for Preschool.  3rd grade field trip to Lincoln Boyhood Memorial Park.  5th grade field trip to Indianapolis Zoo and Museum.  Last day for J.A.M. Club for 3rd & 4th grade.

May 20th--K-4 awards at 9:00 a.m.  5th grade D.A.R.E. graduation immediately following awards program.  

May 23rd--PES FUN DAY!  This is an end of year celebration for a successful school year.  Last day of school.  Report cards will be mailed.

 PCHS graduation will be May 27th at 7:30 p.m.

The Pike County School Corporation along with Indianapolis Power & Light will be holding the 14th Annual Pike County School Corporation Recognition Dinner on Tuesday, May 24th.  The dinner recognizes the Top 10% of Senior Class, National Honor Society, IP&L Classroom Grants & Scholarships, Vocational and Technical Awards, Teacher of the Year Awards and Distinguished Alumni.  Below are the applications forms for the Teacher of the Year and Distinguished Alumni Awards.

Teacher of the Year Application Form

Distinguished Alumni Application Form





Please click this link for the updated 2016-17 School Year Indiana State Department of Health School Immunization Requirements.

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. 

   Petersburg Elementary's Character Pledge

I pledge to be a person of character.  I will be RESPECTABLE, RESPONSIBLE, HONEST and FAIR.  I will show others I really do care.


Student Spotlight


2015-2016 Student Council


Front Row:  Clay Galloway, Aaron Johnson, & Ty DeCoursey, 3rd grade representatives

Middle Row:  Gia McCarty, Pillar Rudolph, & Sam Nelson, 4th grade representatives

Back Row:  Peyton Howald, Nolan Nelson, & Caleb Charkosky, 5th grade representatives


College Go Week!


Alyssa McCutchan, Avery Meece, Amelia Adams, Ian Shoultz, Sadie Willis







Petersburg Elementary
1415 E Alford Road
Petersburg, IN 47567
Phone:  812-354-6876
Fax:  812-354-8718

Mr. Rick King

Mrs. Mendy Nelson

Office Assistant,
Mrs. Teri Waltz

Health Services
Mrs. Tricia Wornica
812-354-6876 ext. 204