Blended Learning Links

                          
Achieve 3000 DreamboxSpringBoard
Core 5 Google Classroom Illuminate Home Connection

Seniors


Graduation
PHS Senior Calendar 2016
Graduation Schedule 2017
Senior Graduation letter 2016
Senior Graduation letter 2016-Spanish


Applications Made Easy
freshman-admission-matrix.pdf
CSU_AdmissionHandbook.pdf


Getting Ready For College
CCC overview
Support Programs SJCC
SJCC Checklist
De Anza Checklist
Community College Checklist
Paying for College PHS
Paying for College PHS Spanish
Cal Grant Opt Out Form
2016 C4C Community
2016 C4C Community Spanish
10 things students need to know about Cal Grants
CSAC 10 Things to know about the Middle Class Scholarship
12th Grade College Night 2015/16
12th Grade College Night Span 2015/16
Presenting Yourself on the UC Application for Undergraduate Admission – Freshmen
How to get into college, english/spanish
Pathways
Pathways_Spanish
2015 How to Apply to the UC
Financial Aid 101
PHS Senior Expenses 2015/16
10th/11th grade fall 2016
10th/11th grade fall 2016-Span


 

Parent Meeting Night


9th Grade Worksheets
9th grade fall 2016-Eng
9th grade fall 2016-Span


10th Grade Worksheets
10th grade spring 2017-Eng
10th grade spring 2017-Span
10th and 11th grade fall 2016 - Eng
10th and 11th grade fall 2016-Span


11th Grade Worksheets
10th and 11th grade fall 2016 - Eng
10th and 11th grade fall 2016-Span


12th Grade Worksheets
12th grade fall 2016-Eng
12th grade fall 2016-Span


 

Naviance

Naviance is a college and career readiness platform that helps connect academic achievement to post-secondary goals.
Its comprehensive college and career planning solutions optimize student success, enhance school counselor productivity, and track results for school and district administrators.
https://connection.naviance.com/family-connection/auth/login/?hsid=pioneerhigh
User name: s and then student id
Password: 6 digit birth date

Multimedia

Name Room Department Email Website
Joe Berticevich 307 Multimedia .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Kevin Krail 307/351 Multimedia .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website

Woodshop

Name Room Department Email Website
Gary Stalions   Woodshop .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website

Pioneer Plus

Name Room Department Email Website
Karen Perez TBA Pioneer Plus .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Katy Poole TBA Pioneer Plus .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Joe Zaccheo TBA Pioneer Plus .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website

Special Education


Name Room Department Email Website
Jennifer Anthony Media Center Special Education .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Fernando Flanagan 303 Special Education .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Cindy Hammel 306 Special Education .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Jenny Kim 100 Special Education .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Todd Scudder 400 Special Education .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Lynley Yoshikawa 355 Special Education .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website

ASB Bank

Julie Madrigal
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Spanish

Name Room Department Email Website
Ricardo Chavarria R1 Spanish .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Jennifer Levine R3 Spanish .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Wiebke Michels 356 Spanish .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Lisa Vitale 104 Spanish .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website

Performing Arts

Name Room Department Email Website
Steve Dini PAC Drama .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Matthew Lane 107 Music .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Eric Zadoroznyj PAC Choir .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website

Social Studies

Name Room Department Email Website
Patrick Bernhardt R6 Social Studies/Math .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Mike Burrell P4 Social Studies .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Sarah Day 359 Social Studies .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Peter Glasser P1 Social Studies .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Jake Hernandez P2 Social Studies .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Tim Koring 451 Social Studies .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Priya Talreja 453 Social Studies .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Daryk Tenorio 106 Social Studies .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website

Attendance

Name Room Department Email Website
Toni Matos   Attendance .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Sue Wadiak   Attendance .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website

Math

Name Room Department Email Website
Patrick Bernhardt R6 Math/Social Studies .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Nichelle Campiotti 103 Math .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Greg Giammona R5 Math .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Nick Hoffman R8 Math .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Christine Holst R7 Math .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Bryan LaCaille R11 Math .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Colleen McDonough 102 Math/Science .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Eric Perry R10 Math .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Susanna Wise R9 Math .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Eric Zadoroznyj PAC Choir .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website

Athletics

Name Room Department Email Website
Joe Berticevich Gym Athletic Director .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Evan Gividen Gym Physical Education .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Kristen Lebherz Gym Physical Education .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Gordy Smith Gym Physical Education .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Julie Szarlacki Gym Physical Education .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Lisa Yap Gym Physical Education .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website

Science


Name Room Department Email Website
Steven Boyd 305 Science .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Matt Holm 200 Science .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Tegan Lohman 500 Science .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Colleen McDonough 102 Math/Science .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Kyle Murdock 309 Science .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Kelly O'Hara 300 Science .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Michael Pearl 204 Science .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Michelle Steever 101 Science .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Rob Zaccheo 301 Science .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website

Leadership

Name Room Department Email Website
Michelle Mayhew PAC Leadership .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website

Art Department

Name Room Department Email Website
Laurie Kirk 152 Art .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website

Health Office

Administration

Principal Herb Espiritu Web Page
Assistant Principal of Guidance Todd Weber Web Page
Assistant Principal of Instruction Emily Yamada Burton Web Page
Assistant Principal of Discipline Tim Gavello Web Page
Athletic Director Joe Berticevich .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Web Page
Activities Director Michelle Mayhew .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Web Page

Community Meetings With The Principal 9am-9:30am in the Faculty Dining Room on the following dates: September 21st- October 19th- November 16th- December 21st- January 18th- February 15th- March 15th- April 19th

English

Name Room Department Email Website
Kristen Borup LMC R3 English .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Michelle Bowman 454 English .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Jennifer Clem P3 English .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Karen Fahrner P6 English .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Jason Goldman-Hall 353 English .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Shannon Giovannoli 360 English .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Geordie Hamilton Rm 352 English .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Lyndsey McKenzie R12 English .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Terry Montelibano 358 English .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Nadya Peck 356 English .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Kathleen Quint P5 English .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website
Beth Stafford 350 English .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Website

English Summer Reading HW 2016
2016 Honors Summer Reading
2017 Acc Summer Reading
2016 AP Lang Summer Reading
AP English Lit Summer 2016 Assignment Sheet 1

Recommend Independent Reading Lists
Title: College Board's 101 Recommended Books


Title: National Council for Teachers of English Recommended Reading List
Suggested Reading from NCTE (pdf)


Title: Suggested Readings from Boston Latin School (Ms. Bowman's former school)
Suggested Reading from Boston Latin School (pdf)

Music/Drama/Choir/Boosters

Every parent who has a student in a band, choir, drama production, or technical crew (lighting crew, sound crew, stagehand, etc.) is encouraged to join the Music/Drama Booster Club.  The cost is $30 per school year tax deductible.  A larger donation may be made and will be gratefully accepted.  Please complete the registration form and enclose your check.


Our Mission

WHO: The Parents of all bands, choirs, drama and technical crew members at Pioneer High School Glue Factory Members, Alumni and Friends of Pioneer. You may contact us by clicking here.

WHAT: The Music/Drama Booster Club allots funds to benefit all the performing arts at Pioneer.

HOW: Every parent who has a student in a band, choir, drama production, or technical crew (lighting crew, sound crew, stagehand, etc.) is encouraged to join the Music/Drama Booster Club.  The cost is $30 per school year tax deductible.  A larger donation may be made and will be gratefully accepted.  Please complete the registration form and enclose your check.

WHEN:  The Music/Drama Booster Club meets once a month at 7:30pm.  Please see the Pioneer Progress and the Pioneer Calendar for the meeting dates.

Involvement in the Booster Club is a great way to insure that you and your student will enhance your Pioneer experience.  Your active participation will also insure that you will meet other parents, students, teachers, and administrators who are committed to working hard to make the Pioneer experience a memorable and enjoyable one! To find out more detail, please read the latest Booster Board meeting minutes.

Athletic Director
Joe Berticevich
408.535.6310 ext.65212


Online instructions- Pioneer Athletic Packet(pdf)
2016/17 Title IX Report(pdf)


BVAL Ticket Prices
•General admission $6.00
•Students with ASB (from participating schools) FREE
•Seniors (65 and up) $5.00
•Children (5-11yrs old) $1.00
•Toddlers (4 and under) FREE

Mustang Athletics

Pioneer High School competes in the Blossom Valley Athletic League and offers a comprehensive athletic program.


NEW! Register My Athlete
Please use the online platform for registering for a sport @: http://www.registermyathlete.com/schools
At this site, parents create an account and register their son/daughter for a sport of their choice. They will also e-sign all of their paperwork and upload their physical forms.
All athletes must have all parts of the Athletic Participation Packet completed before trying-out for a sport.
Online instructions- Pioneer Athletic Packet(pdf)


2016/17 Start Dates
Fall Sports- 8/5/16
Cross Country,Football,Girls Tennis,Water Polo,Girls Volleyball
Winter Sports- 10/31/16
Basketball,Soccer,Wrestling
Spring Sports- 1/30/17
Badminton,Baseball,Boys Tennis,Swimming,Volleyball,Softball,Track/Field,Golf,Girls Lacrosse


Spring Try-out start times:
Badminton- 2/13, 3:15 pm meeting in room 307
Baseball-1/30, 3:20 @ the baseball field.
Boys Tennis-1/30, 3:30pm @ the tennis courts.
Boys/Girls Swimming-1/30, 4:15pm @ the pool.
Boys Volleyball- 2/13, 3:15 pm meeting in the small gym
Softball-1/30, 3:30pm @ the softball field.
Track & Field-1/30, 3:20pm @ the Track.
Golf-1/30, meeting in room 307 after school. 1/31, 4pm @ Santa Teresa Golf Course
Girls Lacrosse- 1/30, 3:30pm @ the Track.


For more information on Pioneer Athletics, please go to the below website.
http://phsathletics.olinesports.com/

Athletics

Departments

Administration Health Office Robotics
Arts Leadership Science
Athletics/Physical Education Math Service Learning
Attendance Multimedia Social Studies
Performing Arts Spanish
Pioneer Bank Special Education
English Pioneer Plus Woodshop

Academics


Science Brochure-Physics First


Phet Simulations - Chromebooks


 

Hours
Monday – Friday
7:00am – 3:00pm


Contact
Satu Sharman
Library Media Assistant
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
408.535.6310 ext.65232

Dianna Betancourt
Textbook Clerk
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
408.535.6310 ext.65227

Media Center

Welcome

The Pioneer High School Media Center is a hub of creativity, inspiration and information! 

The Media Center provides a comfortable place for students to access and create media.  WiFi is always available and Internet computers support all daily academic activities.  The Media Center staff assists students in locating books, conducting research, writing essays, printing assignments and producing digital projects.  The Media Center also hosts after school programs and is a preferred meeting location for students.

Databases

From outside your school network, Gale databases can be accessed using “SanJoseUSD” for the password.

Gale Student Resources In Context reference database of magazines, journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and websites.

Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context  reference database for contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today’s hottest social issues.



Gale PowerSearch advanced tool for searching content from both Student Resources In Context and Opposing Viewpoints In Context.


Online Catalog

Search our Online Catalog (Select Pioneer High).

The Pioneer High School Media Center’s collection is searchable online through the Destiny library management system.  Every student and faculty member is provided a personal library account.  Students and staff may access their account to renew and place a hold on items.  Please ask the Media Center staff if you have questions about searching the online catalog or accessing the personal account. 

Visit the San Jose Public Library website to search their catalog and learn about their available locations and free services.


Volunteers

If you are interested in volunteering in the Media Center please contact Satu Sharman.


Donations

We have a list of desired items!  If you would like to donate used books or purchase a book for our Media Center, please contact us.  Thank you for thinking of our students and helping to make the Media Center a valuable resource!

 

College and Career Center

Our College and Career Center is located in our Library Media Center.
Feel free to visit to find more information on college, testing, financial aid & scholarships, careers or Pioneer classes.


Naviance is a college and career readiness platform that helps connect academic achievement to post-secondary goals.
Its comprehensive college and career planning solutions optimize student success, enhance school counselor productivity, and track results for school and district administrators.
https://connection.naviance.com/family-connection/auth/login/?hsid=pioneerhigh
User name: s and then student id
Password: 6 digit birth date


Contact Information
Academic Counselor Milara Gatcke,  Ext. 65209
9th-12th students with last names A-F .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Academic Counselor Sophia Ángeles, Ext. 65251
9th-12th Students with last names G-M .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Academic Counselor Kellee Markos,
9th-12th Students with last names N-S .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Academic Counselor Jackie Miller,
9th-12th Students with last names T-Z .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
College and Career Technician Hazel Barrera, Ext. 65226 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

DCAC College Adviser Veronica Rueda,



College Preview Days
TBA