Proud Recipient of the
John Irwin School of Excellence Award
2013 - 2014
2012 - 2013
2011 - 2012
2001 - 2002
2000 - 2001
Piñon Valley Elementary is located at the foot of Cheyenne Mountain in the southwestern part of Colorado Springs, Colorado. We are within a mile of NORAD and Fort Carson Army Base
At Piñon Valley Elementary School...
We believe that ALL children should feel safe, accepted, supported, and academically challenged in order to reach for their personal best.
We believe that staff, student, and family collaboration is vital for student success and that we all need to work together to support and encourage students.
We believe in setting high standards and expectations for our students ... academically, socially, and individually.
We believe the uniqueness and strengths of every individual should be valued, accepted, and encouraged by all staff members.
We believe in encouraging our students to take responsibility for their own actions and in holding them accountable for their academic performance and social interactions.
We believe making mistakes provides an opportunity to learn.
We believe our students will develop citizenship, responsibility, knowledge, self-worth, and strong leadership skills.
We believe in providing opportunities for our students to regularly reflect upon their growth and goals.
We believe in welcoming all students and encouraging them to strive for their absolute personal best.
We believe in providing our students with a safe, nurturing environment, where they can discover their passions and become life long learners.
The canceled Personal Best day will be made up on March 19th.
If you are a parent of an incoming Kindergartener please read the attachment.
Some Important Upcoming Dates to Put on Your Calendar:
Sixth Grade Dinner Theater 6pm Dinner/7pm Show March 5
Swirly Cow March 5
PARCC State Testing Window March 5-11th
for Third through Sixth graders
Personal Best 3rd Quarter Window 1/20 through 3/3
3rd Quarter ends March 6
Spring Forward March 8
District Art Show March 11
Kdg/6th Grade Graduation Pictures March 13
Personal Best Make-Up Day March 19
No Students, PLC Day March 20
Spring Break March 23-27
INCLEMENT WEATHER INFORMATION/DELAYS AND CLOSURES
If school will be closed or delayed due to severe weather, this information will be broadcast on local radio stations, and will also be posted on the FlashNet website
For additional information regarding delays and closures, please click the Delays and Closures page of the main District 12 website or the PVE website.
If we are on a delayed start schedule, school will begin at 10:10 AM and will end at the normal time.
Parents may use their own judgment when weather conditions are severe. If you intend to keep your child home please call PVE at 527-0300.