Hello New Falcon Families!

We are so excited to have you join us this coming fall.  As your child and your family prepare for the big transition to middle school, we’re sure you have lots of questions.

A Day at PK

Have you ever wondered what a day at Prairie Knolls Middle School looks like?  Click on the two links below to find out!

Sample Schedule and Class Explanation

A quick look at which courses your child will take while in 6th Grade.

Prairie Knolls – Family Welcome Packet

A four-page document loaded with the basics! Welcome to Prairie Knolls Middle School, home of the Falcons! We are so excited to have you here!


One of the biggest changes you will experience moving into Middle School is that your child is moving from having one teacher with about 25 students they are responsible for, to six teachers who are responsible for about 100 students or more.  Skyward becomes a critical tool for teachers to communicate with families/students about missing work, grades, and overall progress at the middle school level.

Learn more about Skyward HERE


Canvas is a learning management system where teachers house their agendas for the week, the assignments students will access, and resources the students may need.

Learn more about Canvas HERE

Academic Behaviors Needed for Middle School Success

Adjusting to Middle School is way more than learning to switch classes and manage a locker.  The social-emotional component is a huge factor in this time in your child’s life.  Here are some tips for helping your middle schooler navigate these issues.

Dates to Remember

Make sure to mark these dates on your Spring / Summer 2023 Calendar