Why Riverside Contact Calendar
Menus School Locator Employment

Pachappa Elementary School

6200 Riverside Ave.

Riverside, CA 92506



Riverside Bell Logo   




Vivian Lee


Assistant Principal

Kathy Doubravsky


School Hours:

8:35 - 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.
thank you teachers  
Pachappa PTA
Teacher Appreciation Week
May 4th - May 8th
Monday-       Bring your teacher a flower day
Tuesday-       Bring your teacher a snack day
Wednesday- Classroom supplies day
Thursday-     Beverage and spa day 
Friday-          Bring a card day 
Click here for more details.
Haga clic aquí para obtener más detalles. 

During the month of May we will be focusing and reinforcing the Character Trait of Citizenship. 
At school and home we can focus on ways to promote Citizenship, such as:
  • Do your share to make your school and community better
  • Cooperatestudent holding a globe
  • Stay informed and vote
  • Be a good neighbor
  • Obey laws & rules and respect authority
  • Protect the environment
  • Take pride in your work
  • Always finish what you start
  • Do what has to be done

“We may never know all the good a simple smile can do. May no one ever come to you without going away better and happier. May everyone see kindness in your face, in your eyes, and in your smile. Love is a fruit in season at all times.” Mother Teresa 

Click the read the family letter

Tiger pointing
Congratulations to the classrooms below for
having 8 days of Perfect Attendance
and spelling out Pachappa!
 Gobrick Black Campbell Deremiah
 Higgings Lara    Jaimes Davis
 Cisneros Rizzotto Winterton Pfingst
 Sparksman Batcha  

 box tops logo
With your support our school raised 
$936.90 for this year!
Thank you all for turning in those Box Tops! 

ELAC Meeting
(English Learners Advisory Committee) 
Monday, April 27th at 1:30 pm
Junta de ELAC
(Comité asesor para alumnos que están aprendiendo inglés) 
Lunes, el 27 de abril a la 1:30 pm 

I "mustache" you to do your best on the test! 
The California State Assessment (SBAC/CAASPP)
is here for grades 3-6!
Tips for Student Success:
  • Get a good night's sleepstudent on lapton
  • Eat breakfast
  • Come to school everyday and on time
  • Think positive
  • Visualize yourself doing well
Testing Schedule: 
   April 20 - 24 =       6th Grade
   April 27 - May 1=  5th Grade
   May 4 - 8 =           4th Grade
   May 11 - 15 =       3rd Grade
If you have any questions, please talk to your teacher. 
Please click below for specific information:

 Monday, April 27th 
ants in a picnic basket

Lunch on the Lawn

Join your child for lunch during their regular lunch hour.


t shirt Spirit Day Friday!

Wear your Pachappa T-shirt
and receive a special treat after lunch. 

 During the month of April we will be focusing and reinforcing the Character Trait of Caring

At school we can focus on ways to promote Caring, such as:

  • Think about how your actions will affect others.
  • Treat others with kindness and generosity.
  • Never be mean or hurtful.
  • Be sensitive to people's feelings.
  • Express gratitude.
  • Forgive others.
  • Help people in need.

Always remember... 

We become caring people by doing caring things!

 Open House
Thursday, May 21, 2015
In an effort to support students in future years, we are modifying how we conduct Open House. First, we would like you to see your child’s current classroom as we have done traditionally.  We would also like for you to have a preview of what the expectations are for the next grade level.   

6:00-6:20        1st grade teachers present to current K parents
                        1st grade classrooms open 6:20-7:00
                        Kindergarten rooms open 6:20-7:20

6:20-6:40        2nd grd teachers present to current 1st grd parents
                       2nd grd classrooms open 6:40-7:20

6:40-7:00        3rd grd teachers present to 2nd grd parents
                        3rd grd classrooms open 6:00-6:40

7:00-7:20        4th grd teachers present to current 3rd grd parents
                        4th grd classrooms open 6:20-7:00

7:20-7:40       5th grd teachers present to current 4th grd parents
                       5th grd classrooms open 6:40-7:20

7:40-8:00        6th grd teachers present to current 5th grd parents
                       6th grd classrooms open 7:00-7:40

For more information please read the letter below:


Spring Book Fair is now open!
March 23rd-27th
Classes will have an opportunity to visit the book fair throughout the week. 
Students and parents may also visit the book fair before and after school!
parent and student reading Monday-Friday - 8:05 to 8:35 am
  (afternoon)     - 2:55 to 3:30 pm 
Thursday         - 2:55 to 6:30 pm
To enter the book fair, parents must use the side gate near the library.


Hot off the presses!
Please read Ms. Lee's Newsletter for the
month of March!

Spring Bee
Spring Break
No Classes 
March 30 - April 3 

                       Need to clear an absence?
tiger online

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 form instead of sending a note or calling the office. 
  • 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.

    Comments (-1)
  •  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.

    Comments (-1)


Principal’s Newsletters


Principal's Newsletter in English 
click the following link:March 2015 
Boletín del Director en español
haga clic en el siguiente enlace: Marzo 2015
Archived Newsletters:
Newsletter in English
December 2014 
Boletín en español
English Form
Spanish Form