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Pachappa Elementary School

6200 Riverside Ave.

Riverside, CA 92506



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Vivien Lee


Assistant Principal

Kathy Doubravsky


School Hours:

8:40 - 2:55

Wednesday is a Minimum Day:



Students may enter the gates at 8:05

Parents are asked to sign in at the office for a

visitor pass to enter campus in the morning.

School Calendar

Save the Date
Parent Teacher Conferences
November 20th and 21st
Students not in attendance
Invitations will be sent home at the beginning of the month. 

District of Choice (DOC) Applications to be Accepted Beginning November 1, 2014
Riverside Unified School District welcomes families living outside RUSD boundaries to submit a District of Choice transfer application for the 2015-2016 school year beginning November 1, 2014 through January 1, 2015. The District of Choice option is available to any student who does not live within RUSD boundaries but is interested in attending RUSD schools.

 Click on this link for more information.

 Need to clear an absence?
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You can now clear absences clicking on the
Clear Absence Online icon
(to the bottom right of this webpage)
Clear Absence Online  
If your child is absent from school, you may fill out this for instead of sending a note or calling the office. 

Click here to see the winners of our Say No to Drugs Essay!
What It Means to be Drug Free! 
Congratulations to our winners! 

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Pachappa PTA will be selling
Halloween Candy Grams 
will be passed out Friday, Oct. 31st.
October 22 - October 29
Each Candy Gram is $1.00
Candy Grams will also be sold in the morning before school at the Front Gate. Candy Grams 
    Thank you for your support! 

"Say Boo to Drugs"
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Friday, October 31st
1:40 - 2:35 pm

To wrap up Red Ribbon Week, we will be having a "Say Boo to Drugs" Halloween Parade! 
Please read the rules and regulations attached to the flyer to ensure a pleasant and safe event for all. 
Please click here for the flyer in English and Spanish. 
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                 Red Ribbon Week
October 27 - 31
Pachappa Tigers are Drug Free & Proud to Be!  
Monday:       Pledge to be Drug Free       
Wear RED
Tuesday:       Be unique, just say NO!       
Wear your silly socks or hat
Wednesday: Drugs scary!                   
Crazy hair day 
Thursday:     Be a drug free champion!
Wear your team colors or apparel
Friday:          Say BOO to drugs!                  
Costume parade (end of the day) 

 Monday, October 27
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Lunch on the Lawn

Join your child for lunch during their regular lunch hour.

Kinder/TK: 10:50 – 11:35

1st grade: 11:35 – 12:20

2nd grade: 11:50 – 12:35

3rd grade: 12:05 – 12:50

4th grade: 12:20 – 1:05

5th grade: 12:35 – 1:20

6th grade: 12:50 – 1:35

       Noon Playground Supervisors
If you would like to work with a wonderful team of people who assist and watch over the greatest children in the world, please pick up an application from the front office.
Some Essential Requirements:
To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to execute each requirement satisfactorily.
Are you someone who is: 
  • tiger energetic and enthusiastic about children?
  • responsible and reliable in attendance?
  • friendly, cooperative and open in working and developing positive relationship with children, parents, and staff members?
  • a positive role model for our students?
          If you answered yes to all the questions above,
                                            We want you!

 Pachappa Spirit Day
Show your Tiger Pride!!! 
Wear your Pachappa T-Shirt every Friday.  
Wear your Pachappa t-shirt or sweatshirt the 2nd Friday of every month and receive a popsicle. 
Pachappa apparel can be purchased EVERY Wednesday before school at the Front Gate Entrance.
T-shirts are $10.  

Academic English Learners Student Support logo
We would like to invite you to our first ELAC meeting
(English Learners Advisory Committee) 
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
5:30 pm - Library
Nos gustaría invitarlos a nuestra primera junta de ELAC 
(Comité Asesor para Alumnos que están Aprendiendo Ingles ) 
Martes, el 14 de octubre, 2014
5:30 pm - biblioteca 

 Community Advisory Committee (CAC)
The goal of the CAC is to involve interested parents, students, and teachers in advising the RUSD Board of Education to the unique requirements of individual students with exceptional needs.
October 9, 2014
Click below for more information:

Teacher Helping a Student
You may be eligible for
Pachappa’s students who qualify for free or reduced-price lunch
are also eligible for free tutoring in Reading/Language Arts or Math.
Click on the link below
 FREE Tutoring  

for more information.

Important Reminder
October 3, 2014 is the CUT-OFF day for the
2014-2015 meal applications.
To participate in the Free or Reduced Lunch Program, each household must submit a new application every school year.

  Pachappa PTA
Is Wild About Fundraising! 
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Order Form Turn-In Date:
Thursday -October 2 

Coffee with the Principal
September 25th
9:00 am to 10:00 pm
In the MPR 

Pachappa's Ice Cream Social!
Friday, September 19th 
6 to 8 pm
Come and meet other Pachappa families, listen to music,
purchase Pachappa clothing and join PTA and become a member!
We hope to see you there! 


  • School Hours

    Hello, and welcome to the start of the 2014-2015 school year. As a further reminder, please be aware of the new hour schedule. The school will be open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:35 to 2:55 and on Wednesday from 8:35 to 1:40.

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  •  Pachappa Elementary: An AVID School

    Pachappa Elementary: an A.V.I.D School

    Welcome to the 2013-2014 school year at Pachappa Elementary School. We are pleased to have you with us. The mission of the Pachappa educational Community is to ensure proficiency of all students on the California State Standards as measured by standardized assessments and classroom performance while fostering an enriching, safe environment of mutual respect where all members are valued.

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Principal’s Newsletter

September 2014

Welcome to the new school year of 2014-2015. Each new school year brings joy, excitement, and anticipation for the many great opportunities our children will experience at Pachappa Elementary School. 

 Principal's Newsletter in English click the following link: September Letter
 Principal's Newsletter in Spanish click the following link: September Letter in Spanish