Pioneer Newsletter 10-16-22
Posted on 10/16/2022
Pioneer Newsletter 10-16-22

Dear Pioneer Families,

Thanks for all the families who came out to our Fall Festival! It was a great success! Next week is our Safety Week (October 17th-21st) and we will be doing different drills (Monday= Shelter in Place; Tuesday=Fire Drill, Wednesday= Family Emergency Communication out, Thursday= Earthquake Drill). Please look out for the Emergency communication on Wednesday afternoon!

We are excited to have our new Student Ambassadors out around campus. They will be wearing green vests at arrival time and are there to greet everyone with a “Good Morning” to make Pioneer a more friendly place.

Here are some upcoming things to remember: 

Tuesday, October 18th= School Site Council Meeting (4:30pm-5:30pm) on Zoom (more info below). The entire Pioneer community is invited to attend but the SSC members are the ones that can vote on different proposals.

Wednesday, October 19th= “We Apple-laud You for Biking!” Yolo Food Bank will be passing out apples near the bike racks at arrival for any students that bike that day!

Red Ribbon Week (October 24th-28th). We will have Spirit Week that week!

Monday (24th)= Kick Off (Wear Red)

Tuesday (25th)=Team Up against Bad Choices (Wear your favorite Sports Gear!)

Wednesday (26th)= I’m in Charge of My Choices (Superhero/Character Day)

Thursday (27th)= Sleep on Bad Choices (Pajama Day)

Friday (28th)= Our School Chooses to Make Good Choices (Pioneer Gear Day)

The Groovy Auction Fundraiser - Buy your tickets now!

DATE: November 5th, from 5-9pm, at the Davis Swim & Fitness Club, located at 303 Ensenada Drive.  This is an adults only event and will include: dinner, drinks, dancing, games, silent auction, live auction and FUN!

TICKETS: HURRY! Buy your tickets before they sell out! Tickets link:

 The Groovy Auction, Pioneer Elementary School (  

Early bird ticket prices are currently $50/person, and will go up to $60/person next week! DON’T MISS OUR BIGGEST FUNDRAISER OF THE YEAR!

Halloween (October 31st):

To keep the focus on learning, we will not have costumes at school on Halloween. However, we are inviting families to wear costumes during our Fall Festival on Sunday, October 16th 12-3pm so that students can still celebrate Halloween with their families and our community but not during instructional time.

Important Dates: 

Week of 10/17-10/21= Safety Week (Earthquake, Shelter In Place, Fire Drill and Test Emergency Email sent out) 

Tuesday 10/18= School Site Council Meeting (4pm-5pm) on Zoom

Wednesday, October 19thWe Apple-laud You for Biking! 

Week of 10/24-10/28= Red Ribbon Week (Spirit Week)

Monday 10/31= Halloween

Saturday 11/5= Pioneer Auction (5-9pm at Davis Swim and Fitness)

Week of 10/14-10/18= Parent Teacher Conference Week (Early Dismissal all week!)

In Community,

Principal Sidhu