EBP News

September 2023

Dear families,

We've had a fantastic start to the new school year, and I'm thrilled to share our achievements with you all. In these first two weeks back, we didn't just survive; we thrived!

One remarkable achievement deserving special recognition is our State Assessment results. As we enter September, we're stepping forward on the right foot, embracing a sense of celebration. Once again, our school has not only maintained its well-earned Performance rating from last year but has also witnessed a substantial increase in the percentage of students meeting or exceeding expectations in Spanish and English Language Arts, and Math, leading to an overall higher score. None of this could have been possible without our exceptionally dedicated teachers and our remarkable students for their extraordinary efforts. I am immensely proud of each and every one of them.

Our school year has kicked off on an incredibly positive note, and this success would not have been possible without the unwavering support of our amazing FAMILIAS. I am sure this school year will continue to bring lots of celebration and success. Our exceptional school is truly one-of-a-kind, and I am deeply grateful for our entire school community, which contributes to its incredible success.

I am looking forward to our partnership this school year. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions. Thank you for standing with us and for your continuous support.

Here we GROW and SOAR!

Ms. Anabel


September 4th: Labor Day, No School.

September 12th: 2nd grade to Sombrero Marsh 9:00 am - 2:00 pm (Ms.Elizabeth/Ms.Martha)

September 13th: PTO Welcome Picnic

September 15th: Picture Day (PK & KG - 2nd Grade)

September 18th: Picture Day (PK & 3rd - 5th Grade)

September 19th: 2nd grade to Sombrero Marsh 9:00 am - 2:00 pm (Ms.Nubia/Ms.Joy)

September 21st: KG Field Trip to Dairy Center.

September 25th: Professional Development Day, No school.

September 27th: Vision and Hearing universal screening KG-5th Grade.

Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month!

During Latinx Heritage Month, we honor the rich and diverse contributions of Latinx communities to our culture, history, and society. It's a time to celebrate the vibrant tapestry of Latinx traditions, languages, and stories that have shaped our world.

Let's recognize the resilience, creativity, and strength of Latinx individuals who have made a profound impact in fields like art, music, science, politics, and beyond. It's a time to come together, learn from one another, and build bridges of understanding and unity.

This month, let's elevate Latinx voices, embrace their cultures, and acknowledge their invaluable contributions to our global community. #LatinxHeritageMonth #CelebratingDiversity
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Good habits start early! Research shows regular attendance at school has a DRAMATIC impact on student progress. Did you know that after 10 absences we are required to mark all absences unexcused without a doctor’s note? Please see the How Sick Is To Sick guidelines as well as the BVSD attendance policy. We understand sometimes our students need to be out for an extended period of time. We ask if you know your child will be out for 3 days or longer, to please contact the attendance line.


Hug and Go

Students can be dropped off at 7:35 a.m.. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday and can enter the building at 7:40 a.m. On Wednesdays, students can be dropped off at 7:50 a.m. and can enter the building at 8:45 a.m. Supervision is provided on Wednesdays.

The Hug and Go process in the morning is intended to be a quick and safe drop-off for students. Vehicles may not park or stand in the right-hand lane waiting for students to get out of the car or watching students walk to their destination. The parking lot is not to be used for general student drop-off. It is not a Hug and Go lane. Its use is reserved for vehicles that need to park and help their children get out of the car only. Students walking across the parking lot from these vehicles must cross the Hug and Go lanes at the crosswalk only.

To ensure the safety of all students, the following procedures for morning Hug and Go drop-off must be observed:

  • Enter the Hug and Go right-hand lane and pull as far forward as possible. Students should be ready to exit cars from the passenger side in the right-hand lane anywhere along the curb as soon as the line of traffic in that lane pauses.

  • Do not use the left-hand lane to get ahead of other cars for drop-off.

  • Students must exit vehicles on the passenger side ONLY.

  • Do not stop vehicles on the crosswalk.

  • Crossing guard directions must be closely followed by all drivers and walkers.

  • If a student cannot get him or herself out of the car quickly on a daily basis, please park in the parking lot and help them out. Do not use the Hug and Go lane.

  • If a student does not want to get out of the car on a particular day, please pull into the parking lot and park so that you can help them out and the Hug and Go lanes can keep moving.

  • Walkers from vehicles parked in the parking lot must only cross the Hug and Go lanes at the crosswalk.


Please avoid parking on any of our neighborhood driveways. We understand our school parking is very limited, so please consider using the Hug and Go lanes if your student doesn't need assistance getting out of your car. We have observed that both E. Oak St. and Gough Ave. tend to be very busy and at times driveways have been blocked causing major inconveniences to the residents in our neighborhood.

Thank you for helping us keep our students safe.

BVSD Health Services

This school year BVSD is partnering with Clinica Family Health to provide preventative dental services at our school. Dental services may include screenings, fluoride applications, sealants, and referrals for additional care not available at schools. All students are eligible to participate. To receive these services for your child please see the attached link.

Dental information letter

Meet our new Health Para

Hello, my name is Elva Tellez and my background is in nursing! I am happy to announce that I will be the health aide here at Pioneer. I spent some time volunteering here at Pioneer last school year and I learned that I enjoyed being around kids. So, here I am!! I look forward to working with the students, staff, and family members this upcoming school year.

I was born and raised here in Colorado. I thank my parents for raising me bilingual and I am doing my best to pass it on to my kids. I live in Erie with my husband and kids. They go to school here at Pioneer and we absolutely love what this school has to offer and I'm excited to be here!

Mr. David

The Pioneer Library opened for classes and students the week of August 28.

Each class comes once a week for read-aloud, mini-lessons, and checkout.

I am excited to see the kiddos, share some books, and get everyone reading!

Save the dates: The first Scholastic Book Fair will be October 10-17.

Ms. Wanda

If you like to sing, dance, and entertain an audience, join the choir club.

Pioneer will offer a choir club for students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade.

When: Wednesdays from 3:00-4:00 PM

Where: Music room.

Begins: September 13, 2023.

Forma de permiso / Permission slip

Parent Teacher Organization


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Thorne and SAC Collaboration Fall 2023

Nature Explorers Program one day a week at Pioneer in partnership with the SAC program. See the link attached for more information and registration. Contact Maria Silva Hernandez for any questions at 720-561-7813 or email: maria.silvahernandez@bvsdorg.

Thorne Nature Explorers

2023-2024 School Calendar