School Hours:  
Class Begins: 8:35am    
Early Bus Dismissal: 3:55pm

  • SeMHRI Clinic Information
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  • 2014-2015 School Supply List
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  • Panther Pride Tshirt Day! All students may wear Petal t-shirts in uniform approved colors on Thursday, October 23rd in support of our 8th grade basketball games and Friday, Octiber 24th in support of the PHS varsity Football team..
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  • Make-up and Picture Retakes will be Tuesday, October 28, 2014. Students having "retakes" will need to have their picture envelopes with them, so the photographer will have all of their information.

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  • Parents,
    Don't forget to send us pictures for the yearbook.   We need of our students involved in their extracurricular activities.  If you have taken pictures of good quality and would like to share, please email them to  Please no pictures from smartphones. Thank you!
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  • Red Ribbon Week
    October 27-31

    Monday 10/27- "Sock Out Drugs"  Students may wear silly socks and school uniform.
    Tuesday 10/28- "Go Big Red!  Be Drug Free"  Students may wear red to school but must wear uniform bottoms..  
    Wednesday 10/29- "Give Drugs the Boot"  Students may wear boots and school uniform.
    Thursday 10/30- "Team Up Against Bullying and Drugs"  Students may wear their favorite team jersey or team t-shirt but must wear uniform bottoms.
    Friday 10/31-  "Let's Show Good Character By Being Drug Free" (Character Day)  Students may dress up.  Please be respectful and appropriate.

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203 E Central Ave
Petal, Mississippi 39465
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Petal Middle School
 An exciting place to be is Petal Middle School!  This star school’s hallowed halls brimming with enthusiastic preteens and teenagers are the home to seventh and eighth grade students eager to embrace the school experience.  From elementary school to high school is a vital transition period in a student’s school career; therefore, this is a top priority of the administration and teachers at Petal Middle School.  Teachers work collaboratively to prepare engaging lessons which provide opportunities for every student to excel in academics and extracurricular activities on a daily occurrence.

Promoting personal and team achievements encourages a positive self esteem and enhances a student’s physical and academic well-being.  Team sports such as football, basketball, and baseball, as well as cheerleading, band, show choir, and art classes provide a diverse array of activities for students to participate.  Clubs and organizations in clued: Beta Club, Student Council, Yearbook Staff, Math counts, and Science Olympiad.  Middle school students can be seen practicing for a school wide talent show or leisurely reading a book in the outside classroom.  Off campus lunches in addition to special rewards are given to students reaching their reading goals.  Positive recognition is made each nine weeks for “Doing the Right Thing” which is the motto of the administration, teachers, and students. One day out of the school year seventh graders can be seen in local businesses participating in “Career Day’ sponsored by their ICT class.

 All of these programs empower students to explore and expand their talents and interests.  Because of these endeavors, Petal Middle School students develop valuable collaborative skills, foster friendships, and prepare for their future.