Pioneer Family Communication

Week of February 13, 2023 - February 20, 2023

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Updates from the Pioneer Leadership Team

Pioneer Community,

Congratulations to the Pioneer Theater Guild and all of the Pioneer students for such a wonderful performance at Future Stars '23! This week we have NAAPID and have a great turnout. Wednesday will be a club schedule as well as the Concerto Concert in the evening.

PTSO is looking for sponsors for the annual senior bon voyage party. Thank you for supporting our students. Please email any of the Pioneer Leadership Team with any questions. Have a fantastic week!

For Pioneer Public Events please CLICK HERE to register for the google calendar.

Pioneer Leadership Team

Ms. Britton, Dr. Hyliard, Ms. Claar, Mr. Hudson, Ms. Bullinger

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Pioneer Administrative Team Contacts

Interim Principal - Ms. Britton -

9th & 11th Grade - Dr. Hyliard -

Athletic Director - Ms. Claar -

10th & 12th Grade - Mr. Hudson -

9th Grade Dean - Ms. Bullinger -

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2/14 - Valentines Day

2/15 - Club Schedule

2/15 - Concerto Concert - 7pm

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Thank you for Mr. Conley! The polar plunge was a huge success. They ended up with team of over 40 jumpers and raised over $6,500 for Special Olympics. Great job!

We had a great evening welcoming so many new families to Pioneer! Thank you for our Pioneer Community for your support.

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Dear Pioneer families,

Thank you so much for helping our Pioneer community by donating to Pioneer’s Winter Giving and Staff Appreciation events this holiday season. Your support has made a huge difference to families in need and staff at Pioneer.

With your support, we were able to help 46 families, including over 100 students with groceries, clothing and gifts. In addition, every member of our staff was able to select a gift card and enjoy some holiday goodies.

We couldn’t have done this without your help and support. Thank you very much for your kindness and generosity.

We have another wonderful opportunity to volunteer at Pioneer with the upcoming Winter dance— Jan. 20th. If you are interested in chaperoning/volunteering at the dance, please fill out the following form. There is also a signature form that needs to be completed and returned to the school at the end of the form. There are two time slots 8- 10 pm and 10- 12 pm. We will need plenty of help to make sure that our student can have a memorable time.

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Pioneer Testing Updates

MME Spring Testing

The following MME exams will be given to ALL Pioneer Students in 9th - 11th Grades. All students are registered.

*SAT w/essay - 4/12/23 - Class of 2024

*ACT WorkKeys+ - 4/13/23 - Class of 2024

*M-STEP - Dates TBD - Class of 2024

PSAT 10 - 4/12/23 - Class of 2025

PSAT 9 - 4/13/23 - Class of 2026

*Graduation Requirement

Questions? Email Dr. Hyliard -

Tentative Spring Testing Schedule - April 12 & April 13, 2023

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Community Resources

Reminders: Where to find resources for students and families

  1. Community Resources webpage: We update this page regularly with new resources. Feel free to share with families!
  2. Community Resources email: Any staff person can use this email if you have a question about where to find a resource for a student or family in the community.

Social Service and Partner Resources

  • Have a family or student in need of food? Check Food Gatherers!
    • Food Gatherers is the hub for food resources. Families and staff can call their office for help with food needs. FG can help connect families to food pantries and/or provide emergency food kits. “FIND FOOD”
  • Does a student need medical or mental health services? Try RAHS
    • The RAHS Clinics, located at Pioneer, Pathways and Scarlett, are open and available to ANY student, not just those who attend those schools.
    • RAHS can help families and students who are under insured or have no insurance.
    • Some services RAHS offers: Nutrition Services, Vision/Dental, Confidential Mental Health Services and Psychotherapy.
    • See flyers for details: Pathways, Pioneer, Scarlett.
    • Questions about RAHS? Staff can reach out to AAPS Health and Wellbeing Coordinator Elyse Bairley:
  • Have a family who needs help completing online applications for SNAP, medical benefits or other assistance?
    • You can send them to the U-M Public Benefits Advocacy Project.
    • Flyer here.
  • Have a Grandparent or other relative raising a Grandchild?

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The ACTION Leadership group at Pioneer is open to all club leaders or students that want to positively impact the Pioneer community. ACTION stands for All Connecting To Improve Our Neighborhoods. If you have a neighborhood event that needs student support please contact Dr. Hyliard -

Upperclassmen Leadership Meeting is every Tuesday during early lunch in C311.

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*Please report to the Counseling Office if you have a gap in your schedule, you have a class that you have already had, or you have a class scheduled twice.

*Please DO NOT report to the Counseling Office during the week of 8/29/22 for course requests. Counselors are handling all changes via the electronic form linked above.


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Pioneer High School takes great pride in our AP program. Please review the AP Communication as we prepare for AP registration. Please email Dr. Hyliard at for any AP questions. It is not too late to register for AP exams! Please contact Dr. Hyliard if you have questions.

AP Testing is at Eastern Michigan University - Transportation is NOT provided

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Please see Pioneer Contact lists for the upcoming school year. Teams are still looking for athletes, please reach out to the coach of your interest.
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