The Washington State Board of Education has released the Achievement Index for 2016 and students in the Pioneer School District are doing well. According to a district news release, Pioneer students are rated 2nd and 4th respectively among the schools in Mason County.
Designations and awards use the Washington State Board of Education Revised Achievement Index and are based on statewide assessment data for the three previous years. Continue reading Achievement Data Shows Pioneer Students Doing Well
The Pioneer School District has added two days to the school year in order to make up days missed by snow. At the February school board meeting, the Pioneer Board of Directors approved June 15th and 16th as two additional snow make up days. The District already had one make up day on February 21st and another make up day is on May 26th. Continue reading Pioneer School District Snow Make Up Days
On February 14, 2017, the Pioneer School District will ask voters to approve a three-year replacement Maintenance and Operation Levy which would be at a lesser rate.
The Pioneer School District Board of Directors voted to reduce the Maintenance and Operations Levy collection for the 2018, 2019, and 2020 calendar years. If approved, the proposed 2018 levy rates represent an approximate 10% reduction from the voter approved 2017 levy collection. Continue reading Pioneer School District Asking Approval of Reduced Levy
Tuesday’s wind damaged Pioneer School District’s new middle school which is under construction. According to Superintendent Marty Brewer, crews recently put up trusses over the gym and common area. About 7 AM, wind knocked down the some of those trusses. Continue reading Wind Damages Pioneer’s New School
State Superintendent Randy Dorn Thursday announced the release of nearly $317 million in capital construction money – made available by the state Legislature and approved by the Gov. Jay Inslee – to school districts throughout the state including $1,925,456 to the Pioneer School District for their Intermediate and Middle School Replacement.
Continue reading Pioneer School District Gets Construction Assistance
The Pioneer School District is one of 21 Districts to receive grants to help with overcrowded classes in lower grades, State Superintendent Randy Dorn announced Tuesday.
The K-3 Class Size Reduction Grants will provide nearly $234 million to 21 districts across the state. Pioneer’s grant is $343,987. The money will be used on capital projects to provide more classroom space and flexibility. Continue reading Pioneer School District to Receive K-3 Class Size Reduction Grant
The Pioneer School District is now seeking volunteers to serve on a Bond Advisory Committee. Now that voters have passed the $25.4 Million school construction bond for an addition to the Primary School and a new Pioneer Middle School, the District is establishing the Pioneer Bond Advisory Committee (PBAC). The purpose of the PBAC is to help communicate with the public, review expenditures, develop/review the design, and provide feedback during the selection of firms. Continue reading Pioneer Seeking Volunteers for Bond Advisory Committee
The Pioneer School District’s $25.4 Million bond to replace the District’s Intermediate/Middle School and expand the existing Pioneer Primary School is passing with over 61% approval. After ballots were counted Tuesday night, the measure had a 61.15% approval rate. Continue reading Pioneer School Bond Passing
I urge all voters living within the Pioneer School District to vote YES for the school bond.
My reasons are simple. Continue reading Political Op/Ed by Daniel Frishman: Support Pioneer School Bond
The Board of Directors of Pioneer School District is accepting applications to fill a board vacancy until the next regular election in 2015. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, along with resume, to Martin A. Brewer, Secretary to the Board, Pioneer School District, 611 E. Agate Road, Shelton, WA 98584. Continue reading Opening on Pioneer School Board