WEATHER CANCELLATION: Adult & Family Swim tonight is cancelled.
WEATHER POSTPONEMENT: Tonight's 6-12 string & HS choral concert is postponed until Thursday, 2/13, at 7pm
Announcing Pioneer's free 2020 Learn to Swim program for K-8 students! Info & registration form: https://5il.co/cici
ATHLETICS TIME CHANGE: Saturday's JV boys basketball game will tip-off at 11:00am.
ATHLETICS POSTPONEMENT: Bowling match today (1/16) vs, Eden has been postponed & rescheduled for Wednesday 1/22
Pioneer Music Department has announced that the All-Choral Concert postponed on Dec. 18 due to bad weather will be held Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 7pm, in the HS Aud.
ACTIVITIES CANCELLATION: Tonight's All-Choral Concert at the HS has been cancelled.
Pioneer Schools will have a two-hour delay for Wednesday, Dec. 18
ATHLETICS CANCELLATION: Wednesday's wrestling match at Alden is cancelled.
ATHLETICS CANCELLATION: Home bowling match vs. JFK is cancelled for Wednesday, 12/11
ATHLETICS CANCELLATION: Wednesday's home girls basketball games vs. Iroquois have been cancelled.
ATHLETICS CANCELLATION: Tuesday's Pioneer at Holland girls basketball games (JV & Varsity) are cancelled
Tonight is Delevan PTA's Winter Wonderland. Bring your family to see Santa and Mrs. Claus. They will have a tree lighting out front around 5:30 p.m., and horse and carriage rides this year.
Junior bassist Dustin Hobin is representing Pioneer in the 2019 NYSSMA Conference All-State Orchestra in Rochester this weekend. 900 of NY's finest student-musicians are selected for this prestigious honor. Students must score a 100 on their prepared NYSSMA All-State Level VI (most difficult) solo and spontaneous sight-reading excerpt. They must also have their music teacher’s endorsement/recommendation to be considered for acceptance. It is a huge honor and accomplishment to be selected. Good luck, Dustin!
On Wednesday, the boys swim team bested Holland & took 1st in every event!
WRESTLING FINAL: Pioneer 75, Iroquois 9
Calling hours for Delevan Elementary student Jackson Mason are Saturday, 11/9, from 2-8pm at W.S. Davis Funeral Home in Arcade. https://www.wsdavisfuneralhome.com/book-of-memories/4010903/Mason-Jackson-Charles/index.php
One of our K-4 students, Tianna, was Airman for a Day! https://buffalonews.com/2019/11/06/im-so-excited-9-year-old-girl-is-airman-for-a-day-in-niagara-falls/?fbclid=IwAR2xHn0YWX6uvXVD5-yArjMUqEw6r5CNRHwNkVfwLCH86KrBDQ2qCvitvXY
Tomorrow (11/6) is the final day to order FFA fruit & cheese. Contact a Pioneer FFA member or advisor Jon Clayson at the HS to place your order. Money is due upon delivery 12/10.
A reminder that Friday, Nov. 8, is a half-day for the elementary schools, and there are also no after-school activities at the middle school.
Area All-State. Playoff football. SAT. Paper Drive. Just a typical couple days at Pioneer!
Good luck varsity football in your Class B semifinal vs. Maritime Charter School today at 7pm at Johnnie B. Wiley Stadium in Buffalo. Go Panthers!
Need a job? Pioneer School District is in need of substitutes in the following areas: Teachers, Aides, Monitors, Cleaners & Food Service. Applications for civil service positions can be found at any one of our buildings' greeter desks, at the Employment section of pioneerschools.org, or at the District Office. Applications can be returned to Jeannene Wagner of the district Human Resources office at Pioneer Middle School. https://www.pioneerschools.org/o/pioneer-csd/page/pioneer-a-great-place-to-work
MORE ATHLETICS: Wednesday 10/30 Girls Swim at Maryvale for Class B Preliminary Meet, 5:00.
Admission to Friday's playoff football game at Johnnie B. Wiley Stadium (1100 Jefferson Ave., Buffalo) is $5.
ATHLETICS UPDATE: Monday 10/28: Varsity Girls Soccer vs. Amherst @ Williamsville East 5:30pm; Wednesday, 10/30: Varsity Girls Volleyball @ Iroquois 6pm (Class B1 pre-quarterfinal); Friday. 11/1: Varsity Football vs. Maritime Charter School at Johnnie B. Wiley Stadium in Buffalo, 7pm.
Good luck to boys soccer today in your playoff game at Grand Island!
Pioneer Community Technology Center has released its Fall 2019 course offerings: https://5il.co/avfu
Just a reminder that student meals can be paid for online: https://www.pioneerschools.org/article/131235?org=pioneer-csd and meals are available at no charge: https://www.pioneerschools.org/article/136979?org=pioneer-csd
Selkirk Sport, makers of pickleball equipment, sponsor the Selkirk Growth Program, in which they are donating 1000 paddles for the growth of pickleball. Pioneer staffer & pickleball enthusiast Erik Maeder applied for the grant & recently presented the Physical Education department with 4 new paddles!
Pioneer Schools will be closed Monday, Oct. 14, for Columbus Day
Remember, there are fireworks planned after Friday's homecoming football game!
$1 wrist bands for the homecoming game are on sale in the HS office. Wrist bands help you get in the gate quicker. Pioneer students are admitted free with ID. For security reasons, be sure to check out the bag guidelines. https://www.pioneerschools.org/article/130376?org=phs
Check out the full Pioneer athletics schedule for this week's games & all the Spirit/Homecoming week (10/7-10/11) action! https://tinyurl.com/y5t2u98z
FFA Farmers Market behind the HS today 2:30-4:30pm. Stop by for: green beans, tomatoes (beef steak, slicing & cherry), sweet corn (final week); broccoli, cabbage, green peppers, potatoes (red & white), zucchini, cucumbers, cantaloupe, nectarines, pears, apples (cortland, mac, honeycrisp), grapes, blueberries, maple syrup, jams and jellies, eggs, cider & garlic. Next week: pumpkins & winter squash.
Capital Project work is continuing in all four buildings. The steel in the Middle School music suite is installed and the third & largest practice room is being constructed. At Delevan, the heating boilers will be upgraded in the next few weeks. The burners and controllers will be replaced, making the boilers much more efficient. The old burner & controller for boiler 2 have been removed with the new burner & controller set to be installed.
FFA Farmer's Market behind the HS 2:30-4:30. Here's what they've got today: red & white potatoes, onions, sweet corn, tomatoes, peppers, garlic, squash (yellow, zucchini, butternut), beans (green/yellow), cucumbers, broccoli, cabbage, apples, watermelon, peaches, pears, grapes, plums, blueberries, nectarines, maple syrup, jams and jellies, NY Chips.
Good luck to our traveling Panthers this weekend, especially varsity football at Lew-Port, Marching Panthers at Medina, and Cross Country at Plattsburgh!
Gov. Cuomo announces ban on flavored e-cigarettes. https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-new-york-state-implements-first-nation-ban-flavored-e-cigarettes
Marching Panthers finished 1st out of 2 teams in their division at Jamestown tonight!
Swim team traveling to Olean also on Saturday!
Wednesday is 9/11 Remembrance Day in schools across NY, including Pioneer. https://tinyurl.com/yxt2yy4x
Girls swim team will offer Weidner's Chicken BBQ on Parent-Student Orientation Day, Sept. 4. BBQ costs $11 and includes chicken, potatoes, mac salad, roll and dessert. Starts at noon in front of high school.
Also at today’s annual NYSPHSAA Athletic Directors' training, Pioneer was awarded numbers for its Sportsmanship Banner, for exhibiting outstanding sportsmanship throughout the 2018-2019 year. Once again, congratulations to all our athletes, coaches and parents!
TEACHER OPENINGS: Two Special Ed positions have been posted. https://www.pioneerschools.org/Page/5908