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School begins at 7:45 & is Dismissed at 2:15 Daily 

Compact Day is EVERY Wednesday with dismissal at 1:15


3/12 - 3/16  Book Fair (library) 

3/13  Soccer Game  Boys @ Pioneer  3 PM

                                  Girls @ PIONEER - REVISED LOCATION

3/14  Habit Burger Dine Out - Colonies 11AM - 10PM

3/15  District Band Festival @ UHS

        Soccer Game  Boys @ Alta Loma Jr  3 PM

                                 Girls @ Pioneer

3/16  St Patty's Day Social 2:15 - 3 PM

3/20  Soccer Game  Boys @ Vineyard Jr  3 PM

                        Girls @ Pioneer

3/21  District Band Showcase @ UHS 7 PM

3/22      Soccer Game  Boys @ PIONEER  3 PM - REVISED LOCATION

                                Girls @ Pioneer


4/11   Spring Pictures

4/12   PTSA Meeting 8:45 AM

4/13   Coffee with the Counselors 8:30 AM

          Renaissance Assembly

4/18   Parent / Teacher Conferences 5 - 7 PM

4/19   Minimum Day 11:50 Dismissal


SPRING BREAK - March 26 - March 30

June 6th - 8th Grade Promotion (Time TBA) - Minimum Day 11:50 Dismissal

June 7th - Last Day Of School - Minimum Day 11:50 Dismissal



Final Yearbook Survey

Students, please fill out a final multiple choice survey for the yearbook. It includes questions such as your favorite vacation spot and what you are looking forward to most at the end of the year. It should only take you a couple of minutes to fill out. Thank you for participating. 

Link to survey here:




Pioneer's State Testing for this year will be held Monday, May 14th - Friday, May 25th. Testing will be ALL DAY.


Both Wednesdays, May 16th & May 23rd will be catch-up/Make-up days.


It is very important that all students be ON TIME and at school on these days.



There is NO SCHOOL March 26th – March 30th for Spring Break.


Friday, March 23rd is a regular school day with dismissal at 2:15. 


School will resume on a regular schedule on Monday, April 2nd.


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 2017-2018 school year!


Aaron Dover


Pioneer Jr. High School


Non-Discrimination Statement: The Upland Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race or ethnicity, gender/sex (including gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and pregnancy-related medical conditions), sexual orientation, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental status, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age (40 and above), genetic information, political belief or affiliation (not union related), a person's association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation in any program or activity it conducts or to which it provides significant assistance.


For concerns or complaints, please contact:

Title IX Compliance Officer (for Staff and Students) and Equity Compliance Officer -  Alex Ruvalcaba

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