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Bell Schedule

7:40 - 9:05  1st Period

9:09 - 10:34  2nd Period

10:38 - 11:08  LUNCH 6th/7th

11:12 - 12:27 3rd Period 6th/7th

10:38 - 12:03  3rd Period 8th

12:07 - 12:37  LUNCH 8th 

12:41 - 2:06  4th Period

2:10 - 2:50  Tutoring (Tue/Thur)

4 minute passing


Late Start Bell Schedule

9:10 - 10:14  1st Period

10:18 - 11:20  2nd Period

11:24 - 11:54 LUNCH 6th/7th

11:58 - 1:00 3rd Period 6th/7th

11:24 - 12:26 3rd Period 8th

12:30 - 1:00  LUNCH 8th

1:04 - 2:06 4th Period

4 minute passing


Attendance Information

The number for the Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School Attendance Desk is: 775-265-6100 x2610.

Reporting an absence:

  1. Via telephone: If you wish to report a child absence outside of the defined 7:00 AM-4:00 PM office hours you are encouraged to leave a message.  Please leave the name of the child, parent name and a telephone number where you can be reached.  
  2. Via e-mail: You may also send an e-mail message to  to report an absence. When reporting, know that we will verify the absence. Please leave the name of the child, parent name and a telephone number where you can be reached.

Will your student be leaving for an appointment or for the day? 

  • Students must be in a class (present) for 57  minutes to be considered present for that class (regular day).
  • Students must be in class (present) 40 minutes per class period in order to be considered present for that class (late start). 
  • Please remember to have your photo ID ready when picking up a student. 
  • Anyone picking up a student must be in Infinite Campus as a contact or your student will not be released to that person.
Prearranged Absences

Please find the Prearranged Absence Form attached below. If your student plans to be absent for more than three (3) days this form should be filled out and returned to the Attendance Office three (3) days prior to the absence.

Pre Arranged Absence Form (PDF)


All absences must be cleared within three (3) school days of your student returning to school, or the absence will be considered a truancy.  If you have knowledge of an absence ahead of time, please complete a Prearranged Absence Form (found above) and submit the completed form to the Attendance Office. 


Attendance, Tardy, Truancy 

Attendance Policy.pdf (PDF)


Google Classroom

Please have your student check Google Classroom for missing assignments.  The majority of assignment will be posted there.  

Infinite Campus

Students and parents can also look at Infinite Campus to see missing work.