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Important Dates

School is dismissed at 2:15 daily.

Compact Day is EVERY Wednesday with dismissal at 1:15


2/13  Girls Basketball Game @ Grace Yokley Jr High- 3 PM - NEWLY SCHEDULED

2/16  7th Grade Boys & Girls Basketball Game @ Upland Jr High - 3 PM -           REVISED

         8th Grade Boys & Girls Basketball Game @ Upland High School - 3          PM - REVISED

2/17   NO SCHOOL - Lincoln's Birthday

2/20   NO SCHOOL - President's Day

2/23   District Jazz Night 7 pm @ PJH

2/24   Western States Jazz Festival @ UHS

          Candyland Extravaganza After School 2:15 - 3:30 - Tickets Needed

          End of 2nd Trimester

2/28   UHS Highlander Day

3/2     PTSA Meeting @ 8:45 am

3/3    Report Cards go home with students

3/8    Coffee with the Counselors 8:30 am

         8th grade UHS Parent Night @ UHS

         Report Card Signature Slips Due to Homeroom Teachers

3/9    District Choral Showcase 7 pm @ UHS

3/16  District Band Night 7 pm @ UHS

3/22  UUSD Band Festival 7 pm @ UHS




If you are interested in representing Pioneer in soccer, the boys seventh and eighth grade soccer meeting will be on February 23, in room 18, at 2:20 - 2:30

Expectations and the practice/game schedule will be reviewed and discussed.

If you cannot attend the meeting but would like to join the team, see Mrs. Marquez or Mr. Perkins. 


There is NO SCHOOL on Friday, February 17th in observation of Lincoln's Birthday or on Monday, February 20th in observation of President's Day.


School will resume on a regular schedule Tuesday, February 21st.


SPRING BREAK is Monday,March 27th - Friday, March 31st.



Celebrate the End of the 2nd Trimester after school on Friday, February 24th from 2:15 – 3:30 pm at the Candyland Extravaganza.


Hang out with your friends, let loose with a DJ and enjoy good food from McDonalds like Chicken Nuggets, Mc Donald French Fries, Lemonade, Cotton Candy and more.

Pre-sales for tickets will be on Wednesday, Feb. 22nd &* Thursday, Feb. 23rd BEFORE school and LUNCH ONLY for $5 CASH ONLY & EXACT CHANGE. 

Tickets will be $7 each on Friday, Feb. 24th CASH ONLY & EXACT CHANGE.

Food tickets will be sold for  $2 during lunch on Friday, Feb 24th at the ASB window.


Message from Our Principal

Welcome to Pioneer Jr. High School, home of the 49ers.  We are excited about our learning community here on campus!

I look forward to seeing all of our returning students and meeting our new arrivals.  I am generally out in front of campus before and after school, so if you see me and have a question, please don’t hesitate to come by. 

Our mission statement is “We reach, teach and touch the lives of junior high students, preparing them for tomorrow.  We expand their intellectual and physical abilities, develop high levels of proficiency in a diverse curriculum, and address the needs of the whole individual”.  Guided by our core values of “integrity”, “respect”, “learning”, “honesty”, and “responsibility”, we take this mission as sacred to our calling as educators charged with meeting the educational needs of all students.  We invite the community to help us carry out this mission as we all play an integral part in shaping the lives of our students.

We have a history of strong parent involvement at Pioneer, and strive to work together to meet the academic and socio-emotional needs of all children.  Our staff has been working hard to prepare your children for rich and meaningful learning experiences inside and outside of the classroom walls. In addition to the implementation of Common Core, it is our desire to foster what is best in all of our students to become college and career ready upon graduation from high school.

Please check back often on our website to find out about all the wonderful activities and programs available at Pioneer Jr. High.  If you have questions please contact the main office, and we will direct your call to the right person.

Here’s to an excellent 2016-2017 school year!


Aaron Dover


Pioneer Jr. High School

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