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  • Going Zero Waste Receives Grant!

    The Going Zero Waste Project kicked off this spring will get more life this fall with a generous grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

  • Michigan Exploration

    Highlights from the PMS Michigan Exploration field trip to Lower Crooked Lake in Delton.

  • Raising Awareness

    In an effort to help raise awareness of and to help prevent child abuse and neglect, Plainwell Middle School has adopted a pinwheel garden to greet all students, staff and guests as they enter the school.

  • The Sky Is the Limit!

    STEM students get a chance to fly airplanes each spring. It's a tradition they all look forward to.

  • Spring Cleanup 2017

    National Junior Honor society members led the Spring Cleanup at the Middle School this weekend. Nice work! #WorkHardBeNice

  • Incoming Freshmen Marching Trojans!

    Marching Band Director David Hepinstall works with the 2017-18 incoming freshman on their marching skills. They will march along with the current PHS Marching Trojans in the Memorial Day Parade. Come see their marching debut!

  • State Festival Performers

    Congratulations to the PMS 8th Choir and 7th/8th Grade Honors Choir for singing at the State Choir Festival held at Hope College.

  • Thanks Midway Chevrolet!

    A big thanks to Bryan Belden of Midway Chevrolet for sponsoring the annual art scholarship contest. The student works were on display at the dealership and the top three winners in each grade (6th-8th) received Visa Gift Cards. In addition, Belden awarded the PMS Art Department with a $500 check. We appreciate Midways continued support of our students and schools.

  • 2017 Salmon Release

    Students in Mrs. Damick's STEM Science took part in what is now an annual tradition.

  • Band Students Take Top Honors

    Congratulations to all the PMS Band Students who attended the State Solo and Ensemble festival this month. Everyone scored either First or Second Division ratings. Several students went and played in solos, duets, trios and small ensembles.

  • Going Zero Waste

    The Zero Waste Cafeteria at PMS received lot of media attention and has been a big hit thanks to the hard work of staff and students!

Welcome to Plainwell Middle School

Daily Announcement

  • See you in the fall!
Regular Schedule (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) 
1st Hour 7:45 – 8:45 a.m.
2nd Hour 8:50 – 9:47 a.m.
6th Grade Lunch 9:52 – 10:17 a.m.
3rd Hour (7th & 8th Grade) 9:52 – 10:49 a.m.
3rd Hour (6th Grade) 10:22 – 11:19 a.m.
8th Grade Lunch 10:54 – 11:19 a.m.
4th Hour (7th Grade) 10:54 – 11:51 a.m.
4th Hour (6th & 8th Grade) 11:24 a.m. – 12:21 p.m.
7th Grade Lunch 11:56 a.m. – 12:21 p.m.
5th Hour 12:26 – 1:23 p.m.
6th Hour 1:28 – 2:25 p.m.

RTI Schedule (Tuesday and Thursday)
1st hour 7:45 – 8:35 a.m.
2nd hour 8:40 – 9:31 a.m.
Intervention/Enrichment Time  9:36 – 10:10 a.m.
6th Grade lunch 10:15 – 10:40 a.m.
3rd hour (7th & 8th Grade) 10:15 – 11:06 a.m.
3rd hour (6th Grade) 10:45 – 11:36 a.m.
8th Grade lunch 11:11 – 11:36 a.m.
4th hour (7th Grade) 11:11 a.m. – 12:02 p.m.
4th hour (6th & 8th Grade) 11:41 a.m. – 12:32 p.m.
7th Grade lunch 12:07 – 12:32 p.m.
5th hour 12:37 – 1:28 p.m.
6th hour 1:33 – 2:25 p.m.

  • Building opens at 7:10 a.m.
  • Full day: 7:45 a.m. – 2:25 p.m.
  • Half day: 7:45  – 10:55 a.m.
  • Extra Time Today (ETT): Tuesday and Thursday 2:30 – 3:25 p.m.
Click to View 2-Hour Delay & Half Day Schedules

Resources for Students


The STEM Academy STEM_Web

Plainwell Middle School is proud to announce the addition of one of the most unique STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) Academies in the State of Michigan. The PMS STEM Academy is a “School within a School” focused on exploring, innovating and creating for 6th and 7th grade students. STEM Enrichment courses are offered for 8th graders. The PMS STEM Academy will provide a project-based learning environment and opportunities for students to use critical-thinking, problem-solving and collaboration – all 21st-century workplace skills.

Click here to visit the STEM Academy


Exploration & Support CenterESC LOGO.pptx

Have you ever heard of a Newton’s Cradle or an Euler’s Disk? You would have heard of these and many other interesting things if you visited the Exploration & Support Center (ESC), which has been redesigned into a six-ring learning playground at Plainwell Middle School.

Click to Visit the Exploration & Support Center

6th Grade AcademyPMS_6thGrAcademyLogo

The 6th Grade Academy is a wonderful way for students to transition from elementary to middle school.

Click Here for More Information

Student Council


Information for Parents

Parents’ Group
Parent Group meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month in the Exploration & Support Center at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome, but please know that childcare is not provided. This is a friendly, round-table discussion format.

Click to Learn More

Coffee with the Principals
Coffee with the Principals occurs the first Tuesday of each month at 7:45 a.m. in the PMS Office Conference Room.

2017-18 Coffee with the Principals Talking Points:

October 2016 Talking Points

November 2016 Talking Points

December 2016 Talking Points

February 2017 Talking Points

March 2017 Talking Points

April 2017 Talking Points


If you have any questions please contact Bob Farris, PMS Athletic Director, at 685-2423.

Parent Surveys

View the results from our Winter 2017 Parent Survey Here!

Plainwell Middle School prepares students for the challenges of today and tomorrow. Our school is a safe environment where students learn, develop, cooperate, create and explore. We strive for each student to become lifelong learners and responsible community members.

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