Our Mission

The Pierce Joint Unified School District is committed to a positive student-centered environment where every student will achieve their highest educational goals by providing a highly qualified staff in a safe and healthy learning environment. Parents and community members are encouraged to be an active part of our educational community.

District Events

PHS Girls Basketball Orland Tournament
Dec 13 – Dec 16 all-day
JJH Dress up day – Ugly Sweater Day
Dec 14 all-day
PHS Boys Basketball Georgia Racznick Tournament
Dec 14 – Dec 16 all-day
AES- Spirit Day “Red/Green & Santa Hat Day!”
Dec 15 all-day
End of Second Quarter
Dec 15 all-day
JJH Dress up day – Pajama Day
Dec 15 all-day
Minimum Day
Dec 15 all-day

Dismissal at 1:40

AES Minimum Day
Dec 15 @ 1:25 pm – 2:25 pm
Winter Break
Dec 18 2017 – Jan 5 2018 all-day
Winter Break
Dec 18 2017 – Jan 5 2018 all-day

After School Programs

After School Programs Are Available At: Arbuckle Elementary, Grand Island Elementary, and Lloyd G. Johnson Junior High

Hours of Operation

Arbuckle Elementary School
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Grand Island Elementary School
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Lloyd G. Johnson Junior High
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 3:09 pm – 6:09 pm
Wednesday: 2:05 pm – 6:09 pm

Academic Support
Students are provided with a safe and nurturing environment during their time in the program. After school teachers are committed to supporting a place where students feel safe and valued and are dedicated to ensuring that students receive the homework support they need.
Physical Activities
Students not only have their social-emotional needs met, but also have daily opportunities to improve their physical growth needs. Physical activities are encouraged and healthy snacks are provided for the students each day.

Pick up an application at your student’s school office or with the After School Program Site Lead. Transportation Home Is Provided at Grand Island Elementary!

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Governing Board is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or genetic information; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

Please click here for Board Policy and Administrative Regulation for additional information.