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Virginia Middle School

855 Piedmont Avenue
Bristol, VA  24201
276-821-5660 (Phone)
276-821-5661 (Fax)
Hours of Operation: 8:35 AM - 3:35 PM
Doors Open for Students: 8:00 AM
Information/Snow Line:  276-821-5999                          
Principal:   Jason Matlock
Assistant Principal: Adam Lallande
Secretary:   Terri Cowden
Guidance Secretary/Bookkeeper:  Pam Fricker
Parent - Teacher Conferences will be held on September 27 from 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM. Please call the main office, at 276-821-5660, to schedule a conference with your child's teachers.

Attention Parent or Guardian of rising 7th Grade Students

 A booster dose of (Tdap) tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis vaccine,  is required by the State of Virginia before entering 7th grade.

 Documentation of having received this immunizations must be provided to the school, or student will not allowed to start middle school.

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Mission Statement and Beliefs

We, at Virginia Middle School, with the help of parents and community, strive to educate our students in a safe and nurturing environment, where academics, physical fitness, cultural awareness, social skills, self-motivation, and self-discipline come together to promote individual achievement and productive, responsible citizenship.

The staff of Virginia Middle School believes...
  • Middle school students learn in different ways.
  • The middle school must be student-centered.
  • Teachers strive to educate the whole child by meeting the academic, physical, emotional, social, and artistic needs of the students.
  • Appropriate activities enhance learning at all levels of development.
  • Our school must provide a safe environment conducive to learning.
  • The middle school provides the essential transition from elementary to high school.
  • Community, parents, teachers, administrators, and students share the responsibility for educational success.