Weekly Wildcat

May 9 through May 13

Important Information and This Week's Recap

CAASPP Testing Week

The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress will be administered this week. Students will have a 120 minute testing block at the beginning of the day on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Students will have a break in the middle of the testing block, so it is highly recommended that parents provide a water bottle and a light snack for each of the testing days. Please ensure your student is well-rested and well-nourished through the week.

Pioneer Book Fair

The spring book fair takes place the week of May 16. The book fair will bee in the library and is open May 16,17, and 19 from 7:30AM to 3:00PM, May 18 from 8:00AM to 3:00PM and May 20 from 7:30AM to 12:00 noon. There will be a special open house preview on Thursday, May 19 from 5:30PM to 8:30PM. Please see the Pioneer website for the for additional information and to volunteer to help out.

8th Grade End of Year Activities Packets Were Distributed

End of the year activities Packets were distributed to 8th graders last week. Any students who did not receive a packet may pick one up in the office. They are also available on the Pioneer website.

Career Day Presenters

Pioneer Middle School is looking for community partners to present at our annual career day on Wednesday, June 1. If you would like to share information about a particular career, please contact Mrs. Miranda at mmiranda@tustin.k12.ca.us. Career Day presenters will speak to student groups starting at 8:00AM and will stay through lunch for meet and greet sessions which will end around 1:00PM.

Birthday Announcements on the Marquee

Birthdays are special! Put your child’s birthday up on the marquee to make it the best birthday yet! The cost for 5 school days is $20. Please submit your birthday request by 10am on Fridays for the following week.

Thank you Crown Jewell Entertainment

The Weekly Wildcat is sponsored by Joe and Lisa Jewell of Crown Jewell Entertainment Systems--Orange County's Premier AV & Security Company.

For the Week of May 9...Teacher Appreciation Week

Monday, May 9
  • CAASPP Testing Block Schedule--Math Test
  • Periods 1, 3, 5, and 7
Tuesday, May 10
  • CAASPP Testing Schedule with Tutorial Block--P.E./Electives
  • Periods 2, 4, and 6
Wednesday, May 11
  • Late Start Extended Lunch Schedule
  • Performance Task Lessons in Math and Core classes
Thursday, May 12
  • CAASPP Testing Block Schedule--Math Performance Task
  • Periods 1, 3, 5, and 7
Friday, May 13
  • CAASPP Testing Schedule with Tutorial Block--P.E./Electives
  • Periods 2, 4, and 6
  • Teacher of the Year Dinner

Upcoming Events...

  • 5th Grade Students Visit Pioneer--Wednesday, May 18
  • Open House--Thursday, May 19 @ 6:00PM
  • Minimum Day--Friday, May 20