Principal's Message

I'd like to welcome you to Van Buren Elementary School, a California Gold Ribbon School!

As principal, I could not be more proud of the school over which I preside.  It is an honor and a pleasure to work with staff, students, parents and community members who are committed to student learning.

Together, we make Van Buren a school of which we are PROUD!


Melissa Pizano-Grunnet, Ed.D.

Principal

Announcements

Riverside County National Date Festival
Pre-Sale Tickets/Venta de Boletos - Cash Only

$9.00 Adults/Adultos (13-54)
$8.00 Senior Citizens (55+)
$7.00 Children/Niños (6-12)
$25 Season Passes/Pase de entrada sin limite
$22 Unlimited Carnival Rides/Juegos mechanicos sin limites




VB is a 2016 Gold Ribbon School Honoree!
Van Buren was honored as one of California's outstanding public schools!

BoxTops for Education
Let's clip BoxTops to earn $$ for our school!! 
Our Goal $1,000-
So far this year we have earned $206.30

Wellness Policy
DSUSD has a Wellness Policy (BP5030). Cupcakes, cookies, cake and sugary items are not allowed at school to celebrate birthdays. Fruit, veggies, string cheese, popcorn, graham crackers, pretzels, baked chips and yogurt are approved healthy snacks. You may also choose to bring pencils, stickers, erasers or bookmarks as alternatives.


Schedule of Events / Eventos Escolares

January 3
Return from Winter Break
January 16
No School - Martin Luther King Day
January 27
No School - Professional Development Day
February 4
Soccer Tournament at Palm Desert High School @ 9am
February 13
No School - Lincoln's Birthday
February 20
No School - President's Day
March 18
Math Field Day at Shadow Hills High School @ 8am
April 18 & April 25
5th Grade University Tour at UC, Riverside
May 3
Battle of the Books at Franklin Elementary @ 5pm

Bell Schedule / Horarios de Campana

4th & 5th 7:59 am - 2:30 pm
1st, 2nd, 3rd 8:05 am - 2:30 pm
Kinder - 8:05 am - 2:30 pm

Wednesdays Early Dismissal at 12:55

Lunch Schedule / Horario de Almuerzo

      Times Eating  Lunch Recess
 Kinder & 2nd    10:50am - 11:10am 806, 903, 902, 402, 404 901, 904, 804, 502, 504
  Kinder & 2nd  11:10 - 11:30 901, 904, 804, 502, 504 806, 903, 902, 402, 404
 1st Grade   11:00 - 11:20 401, 403 501, 503
 1st Grade 11:20 - 11:40  501, 503 401, 403
 3rd Grade   11:30 - 11:50    801, 802 405, 803
 3rd Grade 11:50 - 12:10 405, 803 801, 802
 4th & 5th 11:50 - 12:10   305, 704, 705, 706 701, 702, 703, 805 
 4th & 5th 12:10 - 12:30 701, 702, 703, 805  305, 704, 705, 706

Uniform Policy / Poliza de Uniformes

Pants, Shorts, Skirts, Dresses
Blue or Tan Khaki - No Denim
Shirts
Collared - White, Navy Blue, or Red
Van Buren Spirit Shirts
May be purchased in office

Pantalones, Pantalones Cortos, Faldas, y Vestidos
Azul o cafe claro - No mezclilla
Camisas
Con collar - Blanco, Azul oscuro, o Rojo
Camisas Escolares de Van Buren
Comprar en la oficina