Proud Recipient of the
John Irwin School of Excellence Award
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.
Our annual Walk to School Day is nearly upon us. Help us promote fitness by meeting us at Black Bear Coffee at 7:15am to enjoy coffee and hot chocolate & donut holes before venturing out on our communal walk to school. Mr. Johnson, our PE teacher, will be leading the walk which will commence at 7:40am. This is an important way to celebrate fitness, support our school community, and most importantly, make sure your child "counts" on our all important count day.
When: October 2, 5:30-7:30
Where: PVE Cafeteria
Menu: Spaghetti (with gluten-free option), salad, bread & drinks
Why: A fun fall dinner to celebrate our amazing community & to "carb up" before Run with the Wolves on Friday
Who: All families of PVE & any friends you would like to invite
How much: $5 per adult, $3 per child if you pre-pay, $6 & $4 at the door.
S'MORES available for $1.00
Featuring: The Balloon Guy, Face Painting & Pumpkin Carving Contest for Kids (students bring your already carved pumpkins to display and prizes will be given)
Pasta Sauce Contest for Parents (Bring your sauce in a crock-pot and diners will vote on their favorites) Please email Jennie Baumback at firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to enter.
Monday, September 29 - Wear your Favorite Team Jersey
Tuesday, September 30 - Neon Day, wear your brightest colors
Wednesday, October 1 - Wacky Hair Day! WALK TO SCHOOL DAY! Meet at Black Bear Coffee at 7:15 for coffee, hot chocolate & donut holes
Thursday, October 2 - Pajama Day
Friday, October 3 - Wear your "Run with the Wolves" t-shirt & get ready to run & have fun
Parents and students,
Attached you will find the 2014-15 school supply list, and the CMSD calendar.