Principal's Page

Dear Pioneer Families,

We are all very excited to have you join us for this 2023-2024 School Year! I am thrilled to join this incredible educational community as your first-year principal. I hope this letter finds you all in good health and high spirits as we embark on an exciting new academic year together.

To our Prairie Dogs (students), I am excited to meet and get to know each of you as we get this school year started. It is your presence that fills our school with energy and enthusiasm, and it is our utmost priority at Pioneer Elementary School that you receive a well-rounded education that prepares you for success in an ever-changing world. I challenge each of  you to approach this year with curiosity, resilience, and a growth mindset. Every challenge that you face is an opportunity for growth, and I have no doubt you will surprise yourself with the things you will be able to achieve.

Parents and guardians, I want to assure you that your partnership is essential to reach the level of success we would like for our school and our students. Your involvement, support, and open communication are vital in creating a nurturing and enriching educational experience for our students. There will be opportunities throughout the year for you to get involved with your child's education. We welcome your feedback, ideas, and active participation as we work together to provide the best possible education for your children.

I am humbled by the knowledge and expertise that exists within our school’s dedicated staff. They appreciate how crucial their role is in shaping the lives of our students and work hard in creating an environment where all learners can thrive. Together, we will foster a culture of excellence, innovation, and inclusivity that will empower every student to reach their full potential.

With every new year you will have new initiatives, programs, and events. Pioneer is committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment where every student feels valued, respected, and supported. As we navigate the challenges that will lie ahead, please know we are dedicated to maintaining transparent communication, fostering a collaborative environment, and nurturing a sense of belonging within the Pioneer school community.

Finally, I want to express my unwavering belief in the potential of our Prairie Dogs and the collective power of our school community. I am confident that by working together, we can create a positive and transformative educational journey for each and every one of our students. I am excited to start this journey with you all, and I look forward to getting to know each and everyone of you! Here is to a “Marvel”ous year!

Elijah W. Gong