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PG Takes a stand against Bullying Anonymously Report it(click here)!

Take action and report any Bullying to:

Hope Migliaccio , Principal

Todd McGinnis   Asst. Principal

Melissa Carroll ,   Counselor

Phone: 530-672-4400
Fax: 530-677-5829
Office Hours 7:30am-3pm
HUB: 530-672-4400 ext 4060
We Tip: 1-800-78-CRIME

Stay in the Loop:


A letter went out to all Pleasant Grove parents to inform them of implementing Google Apps for Education (GAFE) and Bring your Own Device (BOYD) in the middle schools. We want to make sure that you were aware of the letter and the need to be signed by both parent and student, that YES you give permission or No and return signed forms to the school office please see attachments in the weekly Bulletin or Digitally sign off on your AERIES.Net Parent Portal account and choose to " Accept/Allow or Deny  (no need to turn in form to office if you use the parent portal). 


Thank you Tips and Toes for your generous donation.


Thank you PTO for the fabulous coffee cart!!! We loved it! It is always such a treat.


PUMA Radio 97.5

While in the Pleasant Grove’s parking lot, please tune in to Puma Radio!

Report Cards


Yearbook Order forms in office or on-line at

Click here for order form

8th grade parents order recognition ads online at through December 31st

1/8 page =$25

¼ page = $50

½ page = $75

Full page = $100

Parents will make their own ad from home and be the designers of their ad! 

After Jan.1, the price will increase $20 per ad. 


Parents and Students: Share your photos for the 2014-2015 school year! Replay it- Your online home for all the photos of the school year! Click around to see your friends. Use the timeline, or just from tag to tag to view photos. Get in on the action and share your photos. Get into the yearbook! Create the story of your year. Together. Go to Enter the password: pumas2015

Set up your account with an email address and password and begin uploading pictures.



An After School program for Middle Schoolers. Pleasant Grove Students can spend their afternoons having fun with their friends without having to leave campus. Click here for more information or call 530-295-2298

Internet Safety
















Also, Family Tip Sheet: Common Sense on Dealing with Digital Drama

Intradistrict Transfer Request

Each year, the District shall determine  the capacity of each school and establish a random, unbiased selection process for the admission of students from outside a school's attendance area. click here for further Intradistrict information and form.



"WE TIP" Hotline

If you know anything about damage to school property or vandalism please call the "We-Tip" Hotline 1-800-78CRIME (1-800-781-7463) to leave anonymous tip. You could be eligible for a $1,000 Reward!

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Today: 3/5/15

"Pennies for Patients"

Pennies for Patients starts Monday! Save those Pennies and other spare change........

Since 1994, millions of dollars have been raised in pennies and other spare change by more than 10 million elementary, middle and high school students throughout the country. The funds, collected during a three-week period, benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Everyone who participates is a winner!

Students across the country are collecting pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters during the Pennies for Patients campaigns benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.


New-N-Improved "Cafe" Menu

We are excited to announce our new menu design.  We have been working hard to bring a new interactive menu design for our parents.   This will be a work in progress as we move forward with this and as new enhancements are added to our new program.


This will allow parents to click on our menu items to see the nutrients on each of our menu items, and will help parents help their child make good nutritious choices when selecting their menu options.  We are also going to a calendar format with a 2 week cycle so our students will have more choices throughout the month.


We will have our new menu’s posted. Click here and take look and see the new menu options!!


We also have a “Going Green” link (click here) on our website that will automatically email our new menus to parents that wish to sign up for this option.


We hope all of these changes will be a positive change for our parents and students.



Important Meeting for all Current 7th Grade Students


Date: Wed, March 4th @ 7p.m in room B1

You're an important meeting about an exciting trip to Washington, DC & New York!! (this is a non-school-sponsored/affiliated activity). Please attend this fun, interactive meeting for parents and students! Trip dates : Week of May29, 2016

For trip information contact: or Janice Araujo :

click here for more information*not a school/district event



"Do Something” Walk for Youth Campaign

Dear Parents/Students of Pleasant Grove:


We are off and running with our “Do Something” Walk for Youth Campaign! 

Here are the details:

Location:  Oak Ridge High School Stadium

Date: Sat., April 25, 2015

Time: 7:30-9:30 pm (Glow-In-The-Dark Walk)

The attached flyer, click here for more information

IMPORTANT:  Please make sure that participants understand how to get pledges.  Page 2 of the flyer provides an outline for them to follow.  They should have parent permission and know the people they are asking for pledges. We are very excited and hope to make this fun and healthy walk a BIG SUCCESS.  It is our first Collaborative Fundraiser, meaning that all proceeds will be distributed to support projects for the following 18 youth organizations:  Pleasant Grove M.S. WEB Peer Mentors.

We hope we can count on you to support this event by helping us get the word out to parents and students!!*not a school/district event


Order your YEARBOOK AD TODAY!! Before it's to late......All ad orders MUST be placed online by 2/1/2015. Click here for complete details   ATTENTION:  Parent dedications for 8th grade students have been extended through February 16th_________________________________________________________

Dear PG Families, 


This year’s 2014-15 yearbook team is requesting your help.  We would like your favorite childhood (school appropriate) picture to be included in our book.   Any pictures taken prior to 6th grade will work.  Space is limited and we cannot guarantee that all pictures will be included.

The deadline for our special childhood/baby pictures section is MARCH 5th

Here’s how to submit your picture:

Go to www.replayit .com

Click “register”

Find our school

Type in our password “pumas2015”

Enter your registration information

Sign in and begin uploading


Once you are registered you can upload any pictures that you would like to be considered for the yearbook.

We really need band and sports pictures.

Thanks for your help, Kelly Mills (Yearbook Student) 




Events for 2015-2016 High Schoolers (current 8th graders)

Union Mine High School Athletic Information Night and Sports Physical Night (click here for information)

Ponderosa High School Cheer Information 2015-2016

Students in ALL Grades are invited to attend!

CAREER EXPO 2015: El Dorado Union High School District

Save the date: Wednesday, March 18,2015


click here for flyer*not a school/district event


Multicultural Fair

The event will be held directly after school at Marina Village large gym on Wednesday, April 15th ( we are working on making the official times 3 p.m.-5 p.m. to allow students to travel to M.V. and/or complete set-up etc..).  We are also working on a classroom near the gym to store items a day or so before the event.  I will be in contact with PTC and other parents at Marina who can help set up during the day if items are stored and ready from students. 

Please encourage our P.G. students to participate either with a booth, or other duties such as Ambassadors/greeters, help with raffle gift baskets, talent of any kind to perform etc... Last year at P.G., we had many Marina students participate when we hosted the event. Click here for flyer


Liz Ulmer

English Learner Program

ELD Teacher/Coordinator  Ma. Ed, Multicultural Education Rescue Union School District

(530) 672-4812




 March 26th-29th : El Dorado Hills Spring Carnival *not a school/district event (Click here for information)

El Dorado County Track-n-Field Championships

El Dorado County Track and Field Championships will be held on Saturday, May 16 at Union Mine High School. This event will be open to El Dorado County students in grades 4 through 8 who wish to compete for county-wide track and field titles. One hundred percent of the proceeds collected will go toward Boys & Girls Club scholarships and benefit children in the county.


Attached is the press release for this event.  Click here for flyer

*not a school/district event


Sugarloaf STAMPEDE

Come for a walk/run, and have some!


Saturday, April 18,2015

Click for flyer*not a school/district event

Sugarloaf Application Announcement

Online applications for the 2015 Sugarloaf Fine Arts Camp sessions will take place Feb 2 – Feb 16, 2015

The link for the online application website can be found at


The dates for Sugarloaf Fine Arts camp are: 
Session 1 July 12 – July18, 2015
Session 2 July 19 - July 25, 2015


For updates regarding registration and other camp information, please visit  As a reminder, campers that enroll in performance majors MUST participate in the final Saturday performance.

For families without computer access to complete the online application, the El Dorado County Libraries and the front lobby of the El Dorado County Office of Education, 6767 Green Valley Road, Placerville, have computers available at no charge.  The Office of Education staff can also enter camper registration information upon request.  Please contact the EDCOE office, if you need assistance, at 530-295-2261.

Click here for Application Announcement*not a school/district event




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8th Grade Parent Planning Meeting for the end of the year Promotion Dance

A parent planning meeting for the 8th Grade Dance will be held March 10th 5:30 to 6:30 at Pleasant Grove Middle School.  The meeting will be held at the office break room

Attention Track Athletes

Track Schedule 2015 (click here)

  First track practice is Monday, March 9th. Students must have 80 merits, a  2.0 GPA and a completed athletic packet with a physical in order to participate. Click here for sports packet





If you have demerits you must make them up by the end of each trimester.  Demerits remaining after each trimester will remain against you.  8th grade students you must have 275 merits to attend the end-of-the-year activities, this includes Sunsplash, 8th grade dance and promotion activities!  Merit recovery forms are available in the office.  If you need further information see Mr.McGinnis.


PADRES: lOS NINOS ENTRANDO 7TH GRADO DEBEN DE TENER: Tdap click here for information





PUMA WEAR SALE! For a short time only and while supplies last!

Slouch Beanies $10.00

Grey Hooded Zip-up Sweatshirts or Black Pull-over Sweatshirts $20.00

Sweatpants, Black or grey $15.00


Pleasant Grove Marquee

For a small donation of $15.00 your Students Birthday will be displayed on our School Marquee: click here for form

Health News


Parents of Current 6th Grade Students, Next Years 7th Graders:

All students entering 7th grade need proof of a Tdap (Tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis vaccine) booster shot before they will be allowed to start school.  This requirement will be met by receiving one dose of Tdap vaccine on or after their 7th birthday.

Once your child receives the Tdap vaccine, please bring his/her immunization record to the school office so a copy can be made and your child can be cleared to start the 2015-2016  school year.  If you are unsure if your child has received this vaccine, please contact your health care provider.

If you have any questions regarding the Tdap requirement. please contact the school nurse at your school.

Friday, Dec 5th letters were mailed to current 6th grade students who do not show record of having a Tdap immunization.


Does  your child need to take medication while at school?  If so, California Ed Code requires that any prescription or over the counter medication be ordered by a physician.  Forms are available in the health office or online for you to take to your physician over the summer so you're ready for fall.  If you have any further questions please feel free to contact the front office. Click here for MEDICATION AT SCHOOL FORM..........


The Puma PTO is seeking Volunteers for the 2015/2016 school year. Varying levels of responsibility are available and increase your role in your Child's education, while improving the School year for all Students and Staff alike. Please contact  PTO President, Kittie Emami: Email:




Please take a few minutes to review the following papers,. You will find a lot of information regarding Pleasant Grove PTO. Some of which needs to be returned to the school office. Click here for Packet

> PTO Membership

>PTO Annual Calendar of Events and Activities

>Shop with Scrip


>Box Top and Labels for Education


Please Sign Up For the Schools and support PG Middle School

Online shopping and sharing that goes towards fundraising








Common Core

More information and resources about the Common Core Standards are available on the homepage of our District website at the following link:





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