Pinon Unified School District Response to Recent COVID-19 Increase in Cases Greetings Pinon Unified Community, Pinon Unified School District is aware of the rising COVID-19 case numbers in our communities, and how it may impact the operations of our school district. The health and safety of all our students is our top priority. We are following guidance from IHS and Navajo Nation. The Navajo Nation increased the COVID mitigation status level from "orange" to "red" earlier this week. The situation can change quickly, please continue to monitor the school district website and Facebook page for updated information. PUSD has had both an online and an on-campus program since the beginning of the school year. We will continue to offer both of those programs at this time. Beginning Thursday, January 13 we will also offer a third temporary remote learning option using the Governing Board adopted Instructional Time Model. Parents will have the option to enroll their students into this program using the link below. Students can participate online using district issued Chromebook laptops or through printed learning packets if there is no internet access at home. Attendance and completing of assignments, including assessments, will be required for all students during this time frame. The location may change but learning continues. Enrollment Form for Temporary Remote Learning: https://forms.gle/NDFsXPKRJsH3Zp8F9 We plan for all students (PreK-12) to report for in-person instruction on Monday, January 31, 2022 unless they are in the Pinon Eagles Online Academy. We will be evaluating the situation over the next two weeks and this date may change as necessary. Students receiving ESS services will be contacted by their ESS teacher regarding each student’s IEP in a remote setting. Attendance documentation will be required for all services provided. Athletics: Effective Thursday, January 13th through Monday, January 31st all PHS Freshman teams and PAMS Middle School Athletics will be rescheduled (if possible) or canceled. PHS Varsity and Junior Varsity practices and games will be held as scheduled but this may change based on the numbers of students and staff available. The numbers of fans and spectators will be limited based on Navajo Nation guidelines. The PUSD athletic department recently posted an update to our Facebook page. Events will continue to be livestreamed when possible. Parents: Please enroll your student in the pooled testing program if they are attending classes on campus. This is the best way to monitor the spread of COVID and catch any cases early. Discuss with your student the importance of wearing their mask at all times and school and on the bus, frequent hand washing and use of hand sanitizer, and keeping social distance during the day. Please continue to wear your mask in public places and practice social distancing.
about 1 year ago, Chris Ostgaard
PUSD Community- We are asking all parents/guardians to submit permission forms for our COVID-19 pooled testing program. This is an effective mitigation strategy to help keep our schools safe and reduce spread in the community. Pooled testing will be every Monday and Wednesday (today). The form can be accessed on our PUSD website at this link: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1434250/PUSD_COVID-19_Testing_Consent_Form-Parent_Guardian.pdf Please have your student bring this form or contact your school office for more information. You do not need to submit a new form If you already submitted a form last semester. Thank you for your assistance and support!
about 1 year ago, Chris Ostgaard
Good morning PUSD, No school today due to winter weather and power outages in the area. Internet and cell services are also limited. Staff on 11 or 12 month contracts will have a two hour delayed start, contact your supervisor for more information. Stay warm and stay safe!
about 1 year ago, Chris Ostgaard
Good Morning PUSD, We will have school today, December 10, on the normal Friday early release schedule. Buses will run on the mud route schedule and will remain on the main roads only. Happy Friday!
about 1 year ago, Chris Ostgaard
Pinon Unified wants to thank you for your continued support!
about 1 year ago, Chris Ostgaard
Parent Reminders
A Reminder to the PUSD Community: Pinon Health Center will be hosting a Community Flu & COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at Pinon Unified School District Gym. The vaccination events will be scheduled on SATURDAYS in NOV and DEC, 2021 from 9:00am-3:00pm, or until the vaccine supply runs out. Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 Booster vaccine will be available for individuals, ages 18 years and older. - Saturday, November 06th, 13th, and 20th - Saturday, December 04th, 11th, and 18th
about 1 year ago, Chris Ostgaard
Pinon Health Center will be hosting a Community Flu & COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at Pinon Unified School District Gym. The vaccination events will be scheduled on SATURDAYS in NOV and DEC, 2021 from 0900-1500, or until the vaccine supply runs out. Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 Booster vaccine will be available for individuals, ages 18 years and older. - Saturday, November 06th, 13th, and 20th - Saturday, December 04th, 11th, and 18th Thank you" -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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.
about 1 year ago, Chris Ostgaard
Good evening Parents/Guardians, PUSD will be having school tomorrow, Friday, October 15. Schools will be on a regular early release schedule. The heating issues has been resolved. Thank you!
over 1 year ago, Eagle News
There will be no school on Thursday, October 14 at PUSD due to ongoing heating issues at the elementary and high school. Crews are working on the issues but they will not be completed before tomorrow morning. Health and safety first! Thank you for your understanding and support.
over 1 year ago, Chris Ostgaard
Greetings PUSD, There will be no school on Wednesday, October 13 for all students, both on campus and online, due to heating issues at Pinon Elementary. All students and 10 month staff will be off tomorrow. All 11 and 12 month staff will report on their regular schedule.
over 1 year ago, Chris Ostgaard
A reminder that a Flu vaccination clinic will be held at Pinon High School on Thursday, September 30 for all PHS students and staff. Students will need a signed permission form to participate. Flu shots will be available at PES and PAMS after fall break.
over 1 year ago, Chris Ostgaard
PUSD Vaccination Schedule
PUSD encourages everyone in the school community to get their Flu and COVID vaccinations as soon as possible. This is the best way to keep our schools healthy and safe for our students and staff. Thank you!
over 1 year ago, Chris Ostgaard
IHS Flu and COVID Vaccination Schedule
Greetings Pinon Unified Community. We encourage you to take the opportunity to receive your Flu and COVID vaccinations. Pinon Health Center will be hosting Saturday events for Flu & COVID-19 Community Vaccination Clinic at Pinon Health Center on the following days from 9:00 am, while the vaccine supplies last. • Pinon Health Center, Saturday, October 02, 2021 • Pinon Health Center, Saturday, October 16, 2021 • Pinon Health Center, Saturday, October 23, 2021 • Pinon Health Center, Saturday, October 30, 2021 For more information, you may contact PHC at (928) 725-9600 or (928) 725-9601 Thank you Pinon Health Center
over 1 year ago, Chris Ostgaard
Pinon Health Center will be hosting Flu Vaccination Clinics at Pinon Unified School District on the following days from 9:00 am, until the vaccine supplies last. • Pinon High School, Thursday, September 30, 2021 • Pinon Accelerated Middle School, Thursday, October 14, 2021 • Pinon Elementary School Tuesday, October 26, 2021 NOTE: Please return consent forms with your child, prior to their scheduled dates for the assigned schools. For more information, you may contact PHC at (928) 725-9600 or (928) 725-9601 Thank you Pinon Health Center
over 1 year ago, Chris Ostgaard
‼️‼️ CORRECTION: GAME TIME IS 6PM ‼️‼️ 🏈🏈🏈 Thursday Night Football 🏈🏈🏈 Eagles vs Alchesay Falcons September 16 @ 6pm 𝗦𝗽𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗼𝗿 𝗦𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗖𝗮𝗽𝗮𝗰𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗯𝗲 𝗮𝘁 𝟱𝟬% 🌡Temperatures will be taken at Admission 🌡 Family Group Seating is Strongly Encouraged 👩‍👩‍👧‍👧👨‍👨‍👦👨‍👨‍👧 Outside Snacks are allowed 🍕🍟🍔🌭
over 1 year ago, Eagle News
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Greetings PES Parents & Guardians, Important Reminder: Due to HVAC equipment being installed, on Friday, September 10, 2021, PES will be holding classes online. Therefore there will be No Buses running on Friday. However, ALL students are expected to participate. There are two ways to be marked "Present" for attendance on Friday. First choice is to log-on to the teacher's Google Classroom during regular school hours Second choice is for the student to receive a packet on Thursday and return the packet fully completed on Monday, September 13, 2021. Remember, every Friday is an Early dismissal as well. Teacher's will be reminding the students also. Eagle Academy students will have class as normal. Thank you for your flexibility and support. Have a great day and A' hee'hee.
over 1 year ago, Eagle News
Good afternoon PUSD Parents/Guardians, We will be on a Remote Learning Day on Friday, September 10th due to extensive HVAC work on campus. Remote learning day means: · All students are learning from home. · All students will need to check-in at their respective schools for attendance. o PES: attendance will be taken by teachers as students join the online class. Students with no online access, please contact the front office to check-in for attendance. o PAMS & PHS: Google form will be sent to students’ emails to check-in for attendance. Students with no online access will need to call the front office to check-in for attendance. · Students who have online access will log into classes via zoom/Google meets. Teachers will send out the online class links. · Students who DO NOT have online access will need to complete their paper based assignment and submit the assignment on Monday, September 13th. The paper based assignment will be provided to students by teachers on Thursday, September 9th. · If assignments from Friday, September 10th are not submitted the student will be counted as absent. Thank you for your cooperation and support. Stay safe and mask up!
over 1 year ago, Eagle News
An opportunity for PUSD families from the Navajo Nation Division Of Social Services.
over 1 year ago, Chris Ostgaard
Family Assistance Services
Pinon Unified Community, PUSD will operate on an early release schedule on Wednesday, September 1 due to muddy bus routes and the possibility of more rain throughout the day. Buses will run on the “mud route” schedule and on main roads only. Thank you!
over 1 year ago, Chris Ostgaard
Mud Route Schedule
Greetings PUSD Community, The weather forecast predicts possible heavy rains for northern Arizona over the next few days. PUSD is monitoring the situation and we will update you on any changes to our daily schedules as needed based on the road conditions of our bus routes.
over 1 year ago, Chris Ostgaard
Flash Flood Watch Notice