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Payette Lakes Middle School

Our Mission:   

Developing lifelong learners today.


Our Vision:

Provide a safe environment which

affords opportunities to:

  • Explore, create, and achieve
  • Be challenged
  • Become independent
  • Develop a sense of community, stewardship, and belonging

Our Belief:

The McCall-Donnelly Jt. School District believes public

education provides a learning environment that is

challenging, authentic, and current.




Office Hours:

 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


School Day Hours:

8:25 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.

Regular and Early Release Bell Schedules  



Office Staff:                      

Susan Buescher, Principal


Ryan Swift, Counselor              


Sally Campbell, Secretary


Amber Mello, Attendance Clerk/Registrar

Weekly Announcements



October 13- October 17


  • 8th Grade Volleyball vying for 3rd on Thursday in Vale.  Game starts at 4:15 p.m.
  • Quiz Bowl leaves for Fruitland at 1:30 on Wednesday, October 15
  • Bring in used shoes for Soles 4 Souls
  • Picture re-take day is Wednesday, October 29
  • Lost and Found is full, please check for any items that belong to you 

PLMS Happenings...


Upcoming Events



  • October 24, End-of-Quarter Activity
  • October 28, Fall Music Concert @ MDHS
  • October 29, Picture Retake Day, Winter Sports Pictures
  • October 30, End of first quarter, Halloween activities
  • October 31, Teacher Work day - No school
Weekly Vocabulary

Week 6 


October 13 - October 17




Discriminate - If you discriminate between things, you see or perceive a difference between them and treat them differently based on the difference.


Distinguish - If you distinguish something, you recognize it for a specific reason.


Link - If you link things together, you connect them.


Relate - If you relate things, you find connections between them.




Co-, com-, con-, col-: together; with.  

Cooperate, coworker, copilot, company, commit, committee, concur, concert, contingent, colleague, collide, collaborate


Idiom of the Week-

All bark and no bite - When someone is threatening and/or aggressive but not willing to engage in a fight.

Green Tip of the Week

 Week of October 13:


Turn off your computer at night.

Viking Information
  • View and pay your student fees on-line at PLMS Webstore.  Click here to get started and create your login and password.                       - Questions?? Call 634-5994



PLMS Calendar

Printable Calendar

through June 2015


October 24

End-of-Quarter Activity


October 28

Fall Concert 



October 29

Picture Retake Day

Winter Sports Pictures


October 30

Halloween Activities


October 31

Teacher workday - No school



Parent Connect

Connect with your student -
Click on the link below to see your student's school progress:

If you need to obtain your login and password information, please call the middle school office at 634-5994.



Staff Webmail