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Inter-District Permit for Continuing Non-District Residents

Inter-District Permits for Continuing Non-district Residents

This permit does not need to be renewed by the district of residence. Inter District permits will be honored as long as the students ...more

Pepper Tree Elementary School is a California Distinguished School!


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Common Core Information



For more information about the Common Core you can check out the California Department of Education website.


Lemon Festival

Lemon Festival

Pioneer Parent Night

6th Grade Parent Night is on Wednesday, April 15th at 7 p.m. at Pioneer Junior High school.

There is an AVID meeting on April 22nd at 6:00 p.m.

 The Pioneer Showcase (open house) is on May 6th 7-8:30 p.m.

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Common Core Quick Facts!

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are a state-led effort that provide a clear, consistent understanding of what students are expected to learn to be college and career-ready.


They are spearheaded by two groups, the National Governor’s Association Center for Best Practices (NGA) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CSSO). The common core standards were introduced in 2010 and 45 states and 3 territories have adopted them. In 2014-15, current state tests will be replaced by one of the two exams designed for the common core.


The standards define what students should know and be able to do, not how teachers teach. Decades of literacy research should provide the framework for instructional best practices in reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Spring Picture Day

Pepper Tree Elementary School
Picture Day: Monday, March 2

Make sure parents don't

miss Picture Day
Send this reminder to

your parents.

Spring Picture Day is 

Monday, March 2
Select your favorite background

and bring your completed flyer to

Picture Day.

Make Picture Day easy with

these tips from Lifetouch School

• Choose clothing with solid

colors or simple patterns. 
• Avoid clothing with slogans

and logos.
• Long-sleeved shirts are best.