EBP News

January 2023

Dear Families,

We are very excited and happy to start this new year 2023 together. It has been such a joy welcoming our students back. I am glad to say, it already feels like we are truly going back to normal. We have different events happening, field trips, and fun learning activities comming up. Thank you for your continued support and I can't wait to see what great and exciting things this new year will bring for our students, staff and families.


Sincerely,

Ms. Anabel

Principal/Directora

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ATTENDANCE COMMITTEE

Regular attendance matters! 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 Too 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, to please contact the attendance line at 7205617806.

DATES FOR YOUR CALENDAR

Month of January


No school the 16th ( Martin Luther King Jr. Day)


Field Trip the 20th - Discovery Concert to the Macky Auditorium for 3rd and 5th graders


Month of February


Book Fair coming up 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15


PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES 9, 13, 15


21st- Kindergarten Concert in cafeteria 6:00PM


28th-1st grade Concert in cafeteria 6:00PM

Evaluación de Comprensión y Comunicación en Inglés de Estado a Estado (ACCESS, por sus siglas en inglés).

Students who are designated as an Emerging Bilingual and have not yet become Fluent English Proficient (FEP) will participate in the state assessment: Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State (ACCESS) test for English Language Learners.


Assessments are being administered between January 9 - February 10, 2023. This test includes both written and oral components. ACCESS results provide valuable information to teachers about the progress students are making in learning English.

FET- Familias y Educadores Unid@s

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SAC Updates (Before and After School Child Care)

BVSD School Age Care – SAC has been very popular at Pioneer this year, and there are waitlists for all days of the week. To add your child(ren) to the waitlist, please email bvsd.childcare@bvsd.org.

Registration for November and December Adventure Camps are open. Pioneer staff will join other SAC staff at Ryan Elementary for Adventure Camps. To learn more, look here.

BVSD Early Connections – Infants and toddlers can enjoy a safe, nurturing environment in our licensed facility inside the Arapahoe Ridge campus at 65th & Arapahoe in Boulder. We use the Creative Curriculum® to offer meaningful experiences that meet children’s strengths, interests and needs.

Bilingual Club

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EBP Spelling Bee

Spelling Bees at Pioneer


Students in 3rd-5th grade will be given a written test to qualify for our Annual Spelling Bee contests:



Spanish: Week of Feb 13th


The top spellers from each class will be invited to participate in the School Contest:


School Contests EBP:



Spanish Spelling Contest: Wed. March 22nd


Here are the word study lists:



Spanish Word Study List

EBP Parent Questions and Feedback Form

Ms. Anabel wants to hear from you! Share with her what is going well and what can we improve on this school year! Please scan the QR code below or click here.