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Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School

Douglas County School District - Nevada

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    Pau Wa Lu Swag Shop

    Link to online shop

    Open to parents and students!

    Submit your order by August 13th. All items will be sent to your student's Advisory class.

    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.



    PWL on Facebook

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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.

    September 15, 2021

    6:00-7:30 PM

    Principal's Welcome Message

    Teacher Google Meets: 6:15-7:30

    Access Google Meets Here

    Access Teacher Welcome Videos Here

     Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School

    Home of the PANTHERS
    Pau-Wa-Lu Celebrates 25 Years!
    educating 6th - 8th Grade

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

    EARLY OUT School Hours are 7:40am - 12:41pm

    OFFICE HOURS are 7:00am - 3:30pm

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


    PWL Receives Smallwood Grant

    We would like to thank the Smallwood Foundation for awarding PWLMS this grant and we would like to thank our teachers, Jennifer Worthington and Julie Michel, for recognizing our need and writing the grant.  This has truly made a difference for teachers and students in our school.


      Free Lunch Daily for the      21.22 School year 

    School NEWS & Events

    Fall Fest
    DHS Fall Fest

    Please read our attendance policy below.


    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