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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



November 17- November 21



  • Friday is Crazy Hat Day at PLMS!  Wear your craziest hat!



PLMS Happenings...


Upcoming Events


  • November 24-25, Teacher Training Days - No school
  • November 26-28, Thanksgiving Break - No school
Weekly Vocabulary

Week 11 


November 17 - November 21




Name - If you name something, you say what it is.


Establish - If you establish something, you create it or show that it is true.


Exemplify - If you exemplify something, you give examples of it.


Identify - If you identify something, you say what it is.


Interpret - If you interpret something, you figure out what you think it means.



Dis-: opposite; disagree, disadvantage, dishonest


Idiom of the Week-

Devil's advocate - Someone who takes a position for the sake of argument without believing in that particular side of the argument.  It can also mean one who presents a counter argument for a position they do believe in to another debater.

Green Tip of the Week

 Week of November 17:


Use CFL bulbs.

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


November 18

Girls Basketball @ Nyssa 4:15 p.m.


November 20

Girls Basketball vs. Marsing 4:15 p.m.


November 21

Crazy Hat Day


November 24-25

Teacher Training Days-No school


November 26-28

Thanksgiving Break-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