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The external road sign at the entrance to the school. It is a yellow sign with blue lettering denoting the school's name and a pawprint logo with a B.
An image stating the school slogan- at Belmont Elementary School we expect the BEST and achieve the most, every day! Behavior, Excellence, Success Teamwork. School logo, county map, and county school system logo at the bottom of the banner image.
a group of students posing with Delegate Trenton Barnhart
External View of Belmont Elementary School's Building
a group of  students holding certificates of achievement for the handwriting contest.
A zoomed in view of the Belmont Elementary lettering on the outside of the building.
a group of students with the Belmont Volunteer Fire Department.
A Yellow flag with the BES Pawprint Logo and "Belmont" Written below it.
BES Student Exploring in the Classroom
A blue table cloth with the image of the BES Pawprint with the words Belmont Elementary Pleasants County
a group of kindergarten students holding certificates of achievement.
Yellow spring Flowers in front of BES.
a group of kindergarten students eating vegetables.
The word Belmont spelled out in bushes, which is across the highway from the school building.
a group of pre-k students

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Pre-K Pre-registration and Enrollment

Pre-K pre-registration and enrollment for the 2021-22 school year will be on February 22-March 5 between 8:30am-3:00pm. Call 304-684-2215 to pre-register and receive a registration packet. Enrollments will be conducted on May 24th and 25th at Belmont Elementary and St. Marys Elementary Schools by Appointment. 
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Press Release 1/8/2021

Following Gov. Jim Justice's Announcement and following the WVDE updated guidance… Pleasants County Schools will be returning to IN-PERSON Learning for Pre-K through 8th Grade on Tuesday, January 19th, 2021.  Grades 9-12 will only return if Pleasants County is not in the RED on the WV DHHR Covid Map.  If Pleasants County is red on the WV DHHR Covid Map, Grades 9-12 students will work “remotely”.  When students return to “in-person” they will attend school in person on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.  Wednesdays will continue to be a remote learning day for all students.
Meals will be served for remote learning students (i.e. high school students on RED weeks) with 5-day meal packs on Mondays from 11:00-12:00 noon @ St. Marys High School (by the kitchen).
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COVID-19 Screening

As you are probably aware, increased cases of Covid 19 are happening in our county and around us. Please do not send your children to school if they are sick. Please refer to the “How to Screen for Covid Chart” from the WVDE for list of symptoms to be aware of. This chart states that if your student comes to school with a cough or shortness of breath you will be asked to pick them up. If they have 2 of the following...
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Attendance Guidance for 20-21 School Year

Traditionally, attendance has been based solely on a student’s physical presence. Now, the education of students is taking place in a variety of methods so physical presence may be only one of many measures of attendance. All West Virginia State Laws concerning attendance are still in effect for the 2020-2021 school year. 
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Superintendent's Update February 2021

I hope everyone had a safe and happy holiday season.  As we welcome in 2021, Pleasants County Schools will continue to keep student safety our number one priority when decisions are made during this winter in regards to school closings.  Pleasants County will provide instruction through “remote learning” for all students if we have to close school due to inclement weather.
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CEFP Documents

Pleasants County Schools Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan available for public review.   More +

WV Virtual School Announces Optional Orientation Sessions

The WV Virtual School staff will be hosting student orientations this week to help students transition to online learning. All three sessions are the same as to offer more than one opportunity for families to participate. We have a few helpful hints and will also show students how to login to their classes. Links to the sessions can be found below.  Attendance is not mandatory. During these times, however, we are here to help and wanted to provide this opportunity for students and their families.
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Summer Feeding

Summer Feeding ends this Friday, August 28th. To allow our staff to attend mandatory training, Wednesday’s breakfast and lunch will be sent home on Tuesday, August 25th. Pick up continues to be from 12:00 noon until 1:00 pm. We look forward to the beginning of school and feeding students regardless of where their learning happens: in-person, remotely, or virtually.

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Virtual School Information

Virtual School applications can be submitted from now until Friday, August 14. Detailed information on the Virtual School application process is available at http://www.pleasantscountyschools.com/VirtualSchool.aspx. Questions should be directed to your child’s principal or Mr. Croasmun at 304-299-2215.
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School Re-entry Plans

Plans for school re-entry can be found on our COVID-19 Re-entry plans webpage More +

No Summer Feeding July 3rd

There will be no summer feeding tomorrow, July 3rd due to the Independence Day holiday. Feeding will resume on Monday, July 6th. Thank you! More +

2020 Virtual Energy Express

Pleasants Co. and WVU Extension are providing students an opportunity to participate in virtual summer learning maintenance through the Energy Express program. The program will be June 22-July 31. The program can accept students going into Kindergarten–8th grade. More +

No Summer Feeding June 9th

Due to Election Day on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, there will be no summer feeding meals at St. Marys Elementary School that day. Curbside pick-up will resume Wednesday, June 10th from noon to 1 pm. More +

Immunization, Well-Child Physical and Dental Exam Requirements

Well-Child Physical and Dental Exams will be due for all upcoming 2020-21 Pre-K, Kindergarten, 2nd Graders and Newly Enrolled Students.  ALL exams completed between Sept 2019 and August 2020 will be accepted.  Refer to the links below for access to recommended forms.   More +

Meal Distribution Tuesday May 26th

Due to the Memorial Day Holiday weekend, meal distribution for the last week of school will be on TUESDAY, MAY 26. Meal boxes will be available at our four distribution sites from 11:00 am -noon at St. Marys High School, Pleasants County Middle School, God's Glory church parking lot and the Arvilla Community Building.  This will conclude our regular school year feeding program with our summer feeding program beginning June 1, 2020.  Summer feeding will be a daily hot meal pick up for lunch and a grab-and-go style breakfast for the following day.  Curbside pickup will be available at ST. MARYS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, Monday through Friday, from noon- 1 pm.  Our summer feeding program will continue until August 11, 2020 to compliment the Pandemic-EBT cards from the DHHR to support our families in meeting the nutritional needs of our students.  For more information about the Pandemic-EBT program, please visit the West Virginia Department of Education at  or one of our Pleasants County Schools' social media pages.  Thank you and we look forward to seeing you NEXT TUESDAY at meal distribution!wvde.us/covid19/wv-pebt/  More +

Contact Us

Belmont Elementary School
512 Riverview Drive
Belmont, WV  26134
Phone: (304) 299-5274
Fax: (304) 665-2408

Mrs. Shelley Taylor, Principal

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Support Organizations of BES

Partners in Education
-Pleasants Power Station
-Union Bank
Friends in Education
-Kincaid Signs
-Subway- St. Marys 
-Golden Corral- Parkersburg
-Belk Department Store- Vienna
-Solvay- Willow Island
Educational Partner
-West Virginia University at Parkersburg
-WVU-P Partnerships Project 
Belmont Elementary- is a Tier II Progressive Site with WVU-Pakersburg’s Education Division.  Services include student observers, teachers in residency, additional support staff for after-school tutoring, WVU-P Staff participation in the BES Local School Improvement Council, On-site academic events for BES Students at WVU-P, and the provision of professional development for the BES Staff to enhance and improve instructional practices for students. 
 
We appreciate everything these organizations do to support Belmont Elementary School! 
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