Yá’át’ééh, If you have a child that is eligible to enroll in Kindergarten and you would like for them to be exposed to the Diné language, enroll your child in the Kindergarten Diné immersion classroom at Pinon Elementary School. The Kindergarten Diné immersion will be taught by Ms. Justina Jones and students will be instructed 90% in the Diné language throughout the entire day. Students enrolled in this class will have the opportunity to participate in Specials classes such as Computers, PE, Navajo Language, and Navajo Culture. In addition, caretakers will be provided support to encourage Diné language use within the home and the community. Classes for caretakers will be offered in the future. If you are interested and would like to know more information, please contact PES Principal at 928-725-2201 or Diné Studies Program at 928-725-2178.
Greetings! Based on current conditions, Pinon Unified will have it's first day of school on Tues, July 27. Buses will run on the "mud route" schedule posted on the PUSD website and the PUSD Facebook page. Both on-campus and online students will be in session. Happy First Day!
Greetings Pinon Unified Community, The transportation bus route schedules are shown here for the regular bus routes, the after school activity bus routes, and the "mud route" schedule used when road conditions require remaining on the main roads.
Greetings Pinon Unified Community! First Day Delay--There will be NO SCHOOL at PUSD on Monday, July 26 due to monsoon rains and road conditions in the area. This applies to both on campus and online classes. More updates will follow. Have a great day!
Good Afternoon Parents and Guardians, The new school year is around the corner! Pinon Unified School District's Enrollment Fair is happening Wednesday, July 7 to Friday, July 9, 2021 at the High School Gym from 10am to 12pm and 1pm to 2pm, daily. You may return and submit paper enrollment packets and online enrollments onsite. Please remember to bring your required documentation, such as Updated Immunization Record, Current Proof of Residency such as: NTUA Bill, Phone Bill, Chapter House Verification, and if applicable, updated Guardianship documents, such as Power of Attorney. If you have any questions, please contact your child's school. Ahe'hee!
In accordance to Arizona Executive Order (EO 2021-04), Pinon Unified School District will be returning to full in person instruction for grades Preschool to 12th Grade for SY2021-2022. Pinon USD will be working with Navajo Nation and the Center for Disease Center on safely returning our students back to school.
Chinle Service Unit will host the COVID-19 school-based vaccination event on Thursday, June 10, 2021 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at PUSD to offer second doses of the COVID-19 vaccines to individuals, ages 12 years and older, who received their first doses of COVID vaccines in May 2021. Youth, ages 12 to 17 years, require the consent of a parent/guardian. All COVID-19 vaccinations are voluntary. Note: It is crucial for patients to complete both doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine for the best protection against COVID-19. COVID-19 vaccinations are also available at Chinle SU health facilities. The Pinon Health Center drive through is open on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (closed from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm) and Thursday from 1:15 pm to 4:30 pm. Frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccines, including information on vaccine safety, are available from the CDC at: www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/faq.html. For more information, contact Chinle Service Unit Vaccination Information Line at (928) 674-7980.
A message from Pinon Clinic and IHS: The COVID-19 vaccine is now available for individuals, ages 12 years and older. Youth, ages 12 to 17 years, must be accompanied by an adult. Chinle Service Unit will host a COVID-19 school-based vaccination event on Thursday, May 20, 2021 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at PUSD Bus Loop Loading Zone. For the convenience of our patients, our COVID vaccine events are drive-through. All patients should remain in their vehicles and wear a facemask at all times. Extended wait times are possible. All COVID-19 vaccinations are voluntary. Note: It is crucial for patients to complete both doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine for the best protection against COVID-19. COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. COVID-19 vaccines were evaluated in tens of thousands of participants in clinical trials. The vaccines met the Food and Drug Administration’s rigorous scientific standards for safety, effectiveness, and manufacturing quality. Frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccines, including information on vaccine safety, are available from the CDC at: www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/faq.html. For more information, contact Chinle Service Unit Vaccination Information Line at (928) 674-7980.
Yá’át’ééh Pinon Unified Community, Navajo Nation is conducting two surveys: one for parents/guardians and the other for Pre-K - 12 students. The Parent/Guardian & Student Survey was developed to capture information on personal preference/choice for Fall 2021 classroom format, including additional queries on the quality of education at this point. All input will guide imperative educational decisions moving forward. LINK: https://s.surveyplanet.com/rBHJSPM5h The Pre-K to 12 Student Survey was also developed to capture personal preference/option for Fall 2021 classroom format, including additional queries related to their experience at this point. All feedback will also guide imperative educational decisions moving forward. LINK: https://s.surveyplanet.com/BrzZ29DxT The window for this survey will be open until May 14, 2021.
The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price. As of May 12, 2021, eligible households will be able to enroll in the program to receive a monthly discount off the cost of broadband service from an approved provider. For more information check out the website GetEmergencyBroadband.org.
Pinon Health Center will host the COVID-19 community vaccination event on Saturday, May 08, 2021, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm – For first and second dose COVID-19 vaccines. No appointment is needed. The COVID-19 vaccine will be available for individuals, ages 16 years and older, in all priority groups. All visitors should remain in their vehicles and wear a face mask at all times. Wait times are possible. Bring snacks and drinks. Be mindful of elders needs. The Chinle Health Care Facility, Tsaile Health Center and Pinon Health Center also provide COVID-19 vaccinations Monday through Friday. The CDC recommends to not receive the COVID-19 vaccine within two weeks of receiving other vaccines. Due to the severe health risks associated with COVID-19 and the fact that reinfection with COVID-19 is possible, you should be vaccinated regardless of whether you already had COVID-19 infection. If you were treated for COVID-19 symptoms with monoclonal antibodies or convalescent plasma, you should wait 90 days before getting a COVID-19 vaccine. Talk to your doctor if you are unsure what treatments you received, or if you have more questions about getting a COVID-19 vaccine. For more information, contact Chinle Service Unit Public Information Officer at (928) 674-7980.
📆 💻 ✏ LAST DAY OF SCHOOL - MAY 14, 2021 📆 💻 ✏ School year 2020-2021 calendar indicated that May 28 is the last day, which included 10 extra days in case of mud/snow days. We did not use any of those days, therefore May 14 is officially the last day of school. 🥳🥳
Greetings Pinon Unified Community! Please see the attached important announcement from Pinon Health Center regarding COVID-19 vaccination schedules.
Greetings PAMS students & parents/guardians, here is our updated April Calendar. Any information, please call the school at 928-725-2301. Thank you, PAMS Staff
April 11, 2021 Greetings Pinon Unified Community, In response to Navajo Nation Public Health Emergency Order No. 2021-008: Re-Issuing Stay at Home (Shelter in Place) Order and Continuing Daily Curfew, issued on April 9, 2021, Pinon Unified School District will suspend state testing and onsite support services for students beginning Monday, April 12, 2021. Distance Learning will continue to be offered to all PUSD students based on the schedules in place since the beginning of the school year. PUSD meal services will continue with our Tuesday and Thursday delivery schedule and local meal pick up on the PUSD campus. Thank you for your support and patience as we continue to provide the best educational services possible and also do what is best for our students health and safety. Thank you, Chris Ostgaard Superintendent
PES Onsite Services Good Morning Students and Parents/Guardians, We are offering Onsite Services at PES Monday thru Thursday from 7:30 am to 11:30 am. Please Arrive before 8 am; No students are allowed in the building after 8 am. Drop is at the front loop of PES at 7:30 am, please remain in the vehicle and a staff member will meet you at your vehicle. All students need to have temperature checks done and a waiver must be signed. If you have not completed your enrollment packet or are missing documents those must be turned in prior to being allowed in the PES building. For onsite services students get Chrome Computers to use that day, the internet is connected, hand sanitizing stations are set up, and breakfast/ lunch will be served. If you have any questions please feel free to contact the PES front office at 928-725-2201/2202.
Greetings Pinon Unified Community, On Tuesday, April 13, 2021, Chinle Service Unit will have a COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at the Forest Lake Chapter House from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, or until the vaccine supply runs out. The Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine will be available for individuals, ages 18 years and older. This is the vaccine that only requires one dose. Please share the information and spread the word! For more information about COVID-19 vaccines, please contact the following: - CSU PIO Call Center: (928) 674-7980 (Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm), excluding holidays. - Pinon Health Center Appointment line (928) 725-9605. Thank you!!
PAMS Onsite Services Information
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Greetings Pinon Unified Community! Pinon Health Center is hosting a COVID-19 drive-thru vaccination event on Saturday, March 27, 2021 from 9:00am to 1:00pm. No appointment necessary. These are first dose vaccinations. Pfizer vaccine will be available for all individuals aged 16 years and older. For more information, please contact: *CSU Public Information Officer Call Center at (928)674-7980 (Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm) *Pinon Health Center Appointment Line (928)725-9605