Pioneer Family Communication

Week of September 25, 2022 - October 2, 2022

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From the Desk of Principal Mr. Tracey Lowder

Good Afternoon Pioneer!


We hope you all had a great weekend. We had a phenomenal week 4 at Pioneer and we always want to get better! This week is homecoming! We have spirit days, the game on Friday, and a semi-formal dance planned for Saturday evening.


Thank you to all of our students for an exceptional week. We are looking forward to homecoming week!


  • Class begins at 8am. We expect students to be in the classrooms by this time. We are still having difficulty with students being in classrooms by 8am.
  • Wednesday is a club schedule day! Please review the schedule below. Club Schedule is NOT an off-campus day.
  • Thursday evening we have virtual parent-teacher conferences. Zoom links post on Wednesday.
  • Friday is an assembly bell schedule. Please see below.
  • Friday is the Homecoming Game vs. Saline - 7pm
  • Homecoming Dance will be on Saturday 10/1/22 at Pioneer from 7pm-8pm for 9th grade only and from 8pm-11pm for 9-12 grade students. Guest passes are available in Dr. Hyliard's office - Main Office. Cost will be $15 if purchased in advance or $20 at the door. This is a semi-formal dance! Please wear your best.
  • PSAT/NMQST is October 12 @ Pioneer. This test is for Juniors only. There will be no other tests for grades 9,10, or 12 and the other grades are not assigned to take the PSAT/NMQST. ALL Juniors are signed up for the exam. Pre-bubbling will be 10/7.


If you have any questions/needs for your student. Please email your student's class principal first. You can also email me with any questions about Pioneer - lowder@aaps.k12.mi.us


Mr. Tracey Lowder, Principal

Pioneer High School

IMPORTANT DATES - PIONEER

IMPORTANT DATES

9/15 - 10/15 - Recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month continues at Pioneer.

9/28- Club Day Schedule

9/29 - Parent-Teacher Conferences(Virtual) - Arena Style

10/1 - Homecoming Dance - Pioneer Cafeteria/Courtyard.


Upcoming Dates:

10/12 - PSAT/NMQST - ALL 11th Grade Students are signed up!

Club Day Schedule - 9/28/22

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PIONEER PEP ASSEMBLY SCHEDULE - 9/30/22

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Pep Assembly will be in the Main Gym. After 6th Hour students report to Main Gym

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HOMECOMING DANCE 10/1/22

Location: Pioneer High School Cafeteria

Time/s: 7pm - 8pm for Freshmen only. 8pm - 11pm for 9th-12th grade students.

When: Saturday, 10/1/22

Cost - $15/person if bought in advance - $20/person at the door(cash only).


*Parent Support - without parental support we cannot host a Homecoming Dance. As of 9/26 we have 2 chaperones. Please consider signing up with the PTSO to support Pioneer and assist with the Pioneer Homecoming Dance. There are many volunteer opportunities for this dance. Please use the link below to sign up or click HERE!

PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES - VIRTUAL - 9/29/22 - 5PM - 8PM

Greetings Families of the Pioneer High School Community,


The virtual link below will direct you your Student's Teachers for this evening's Parent/Teacher Conferences:


Virtual Conferences


Just a reminder, conferences will be conducted virtually and should not run longer than 10 minutes. Teachers will monitor the time, so please be understanding when they have to move to the next scheduled conference. If you need additional time and/or information, please contact the teacher via email. Additionally, there will be an Administration HelpDesk (https://a2schools.zoom.us/j/92345339049)if you have problems logging in.


The links will go live at approximately 4:55pm on Wednesday, 9/28/22.


Pioneer High School Administration Team

10/12/22 - LATE START SCHEDULE - PSAT Testing - 11th Grade Only

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Updated Parking Map - Effective September 19, 2022

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Pioneer Administrative Team Contacts

Building Principal - Mr. Lowder - lowder@aaps.k12.mi.us

9th & 11th Grade - Dr. Hyliard - hyliardd@aaps.k12.mi.us

Athletic Director - Ms. Claar - claar@aaps.k12.mi.us

10th & 12th Grade - Mr. Hudson - hudsonk@aaps.k12.mi.us

9th Grade Dean - Ms. Bullinger - bullinge@aaps.k12.mi.us

GREAT NEWS @ PIONEER!

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ACTION @ PIONEER - READY TO LEAD! - HERE TO ASSIST!

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 - hyliardd@aaps.k12.mi.us.


Upperclassmen Leadership Meeting is every Tuesday during early lunch in the Main Office Admin Wing.

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TRANSPORTATION UPDATE from AAPS

AAPS Bus Tracker has been disabled.

AAPS will introduce a new family bus tracking system soon.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

AAPS Family Technology Assistance

Students & Families - Technology Virtual Help Desk

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Call: 734-997-1222
Open a ticket: family_techsupport@aaps.k12.mi.us

Schedule an In-Person Appointment: call the Student & Family Help Desk

PIONEER COUNSELING LINKS

COUNSELING WEBPAGE - CLICK HERE

COURSE SCHEDULE CHANGE REQUEST FORM - CLICK HERE

*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.


PIONEER BELL SCHEDULE

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SUPPORT PIONEER PTSO!

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AP TESTING @ PIONEER

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 hyliardd@aaps.k12.mi.us for any AP questions. Registration for AP Tests begins in September!

PIONEER ATHLETICS - 2022-23

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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BE INVOLVED AT PIONEER

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