Welcome to the Piner-Olivet Union School District
We are dedicated to providing an excellent learning environment for students of all ages and providing a springboard to future success. We know your child’s education is important to you. We work hard with each of our district schools to create challenging and rewarding academic programs to meet the needs of our students. We look forward to working with you in partnership to ensure your child's success.
Our Focus and Priorities
A safe, positive learning focused culture for all.
Our district is committed to fostering a safe, learning environment for all students. This year our elementary schools are implementing the Toolbox Project, a project that focuses on teaching children tools to help them master their own emotions, develop empathy toward others and engage in problem solving. At the secondary level, the Piner-Olivet Charter School and Northwest Prep promote a safe and caring communities in which young people can develop and thrive. A participate in a team and community building activities such as Challenge Day, the Solutions Team and Community Forums.
Common Core State Standards within a 21st Century Learning Framework
Our district is committed to preparing students for future success. We are focused on promoting an understanding of the Common Core State Standards within a 21st Century framework to support learning for all students. This year we are focused on providing professional learning opportunities for staff to develop instructional practices to ensure that our students are able to master the skills they will need for future success: critical thinking, creativity, effective communication, and the ability to work collaboratively with others.
Effective evidence-based English Language Development and targeted interventions to support academic achievement.
Our district is committed to providing effective evidence-based English Language Development and targeted interventions to support all students in learning.
Streamline district processes to support teaching and learning goals.
Our district is committed to supporting excellent teaching and learning for all students. To maintain a focus on our teaching and learning goals, we are engaged in on-going efforts to streamline district processes. We are currently implementing paperless processes for communications with parents and food service. This year we have introduced digital communication tools such as ZippSlip and voice notification. We are also moving toward an online gradebook and electronic report card process for staff. Through these efforts, we are working to reduce our reliance on paper, improve communication and efficiency, so that we can keep our focus where it needs to be -- on our students.
Special Governing Board Meeting
May 20, 2013 at 7:00 pm in
1370 San Miguel Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Join us for An Evening of Arts
Our district is one of the proud sponsors of the ieSonoma event taking place on June 10th at Sonoma Country Day School The event will feature Sir Ken Robinson, an international expert on education, innovation, and creativity as well as a panel of local business leaders and provide our community to learn more about preparing our students for their future success.
ZippSlip, a free web-based application that will make it easier for parents to receive and complete school forms. Parents are also be able to sign the documents digitally with a secure electronic pin code, by using a computer or mobile device. The enrollment process is very simple and easy to use. You can sign up by clicking on the ZippSlip button above.