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Emergency Response Site
The safety and security of all PV Schools students and staff is our highest priority.

Governing Board
The board sets policy for the management of the district, and the superintendent and cabinet are responsible for the execution of these policies. 
EMS Dress Code
What not to wear at EMS.
EMS Behavior Code
Integrity, honesty, and responsibility. 

Parents in the Know
Grades, Calendars, and so much more.
United Parent Council
A district-wide parent group that has been active in Paradise Valley Unified School District for more than 30 years.
PV District Parent/Student Handbook
In English and Spanish.
PE Uniform
Order from Cleats 

Both Regular and Early Release Schedules.

Home Connect
Stay connected with Accelerated Reader at home.

Az Merit
Family Report Guide 
parents in the know
Be on top of your game.   Here is a presentation with helpful information to navigate Middle School.
Infinite Campus logo and link


Infinite Campus
Stay up to date with your child’s grades with our online grading system. For more info on the Parent Portal and Phone Apps for Infinite Campus see the parents guide. Or, go directly to the Infinite Campus Login Page.
To set up IC on your mobile Device:  
  • Visit your app store and search for Infinite Campus.
  • After downloading and launching the app, enter the PVSchools District ID to access our district's data: CSDNKM.
  • Enter your username and password to log into the system.
School Council  
Agendas, minutes, and other school related publications.

The vision of Explorer Middle School is to become a great, adolescent-centered learning community.
Enter ID code 11350716 to purchase your Explorer Yearbook. 
See what is available in the EMS Library using Destiny Discover
Use the AR Bookfinder to check for quiz availability.