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Voice Recognition
PHMS Schools to Watch recognition
Producing the morning announcements
Ready for a new day!
Band ensemble at first-responders / 9-11 program
7th grade awards ceremony
PHMS students delivering donations from annual Thanksgiving food drive
Art class
Students dress in red, white and blue

Pleasant Hills Middle School

Welcome to Pleasant Hills Middle School

404 Old Clairton Road Pittsburgh, PA 15236  
Ph: 412-655-8680    Fax: 412-655-5691

Principal: Mr. Daniel Como          
Assistant Principal: Jodi Merwin

PHMS News & Notes

Homeroom and Team Assignments

Students and parents will be able to access their schedules for the 2021-22 school year using Skyward in the near future. Students will be assigned to Team 1 or Team 2 based on their homeroom assignment. Once Skyward is active, you will be able to see your homeroom number and teacher. Students can then refer to the information provided below to determine which grade level team they are assigned. We hope you are all doing well. See you soon!

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Work Permits

Any student interested in obtaining a work permit must be 14 years old and should contact Lynne Haggerty at Thomas Jefferson High School at [email protected] for additional information. Parents must print, complete, and sign the application. Students must be present at time of issuing as per PDE/PA Child Labor Law requirements.  Please click on the Work Permit Application to download.

PHMS has been recognized and re-designated as a Pennsylvania Donald Eichhorn “School to Watch”

Pleasant Hills Middle School (PHMS) has been re-designated as a Pennsylvania Don Eichhorn “School to Watch” as part of a recognition program developed by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform. The Schools to Watch program recognizes schools achieving academic excellence based on rigorous criteria established by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform. PHMS was initially designated as a School to Watch in 2014. Click here to read the full press release.

Upcoming Events


Committee of the Whole

Tue Jun 20 2023

Work Session/Voting Meeting

Tue Jun 20 2023

Executive Session

Tue Jun 27 2023

Regular Board Meeting

Tue Jun 27 2023

Learning Resources

Eureka Math was implemented for the 2018-19 school year. The math curriculum has won accolades at the state and national levels, and is the only comprehensive math curriculum aligned to the Common Core State Standards at every grade. Please click here for more information and to review a variety of helpful parent resources.