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Yearbooks are on sale now!

This year's book gives a unique look into the lives of our students, teachers, and staff amid the current & historic COVID-19 pandemic. Full of stories of hope, resilience, and innovation, this yearbook captures a piece of history unlike any other.

Additionally, "Shout Outs," are available for $10. Shout Out space is limited and must be purchased by 02/11/21! A Shout Out is a 200 character opportunity to express something that will last forever to a student you care about. To purchase a yearbook and/or Shout Out, click HERE.
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School Counselors' Information

Mr. Newbury and Mrs. Shea will be available throughout school hours. If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out via email: Mrs. Shea at grizzutoshea@pvschools.net and Mr. Newbury at jnewbury@pvschools.net.

See Their January Newsletter Here

Request a Meeting with the EMS Counseling Team

Explorer Middle School 2/22/2021 Reopening Plan

Read our reopening plan by clicking the below link:

View the EMS Reopening Plan

or

Visit the District website for info.

Daily Bell Schedule

Block A/B

Block C/D

Block E/F

Block A: 9:00-10:21 a.m

Period 1: 9:00-9:55 a.m.

Period 1: 9:00-9:55 a.m.

Block B: 10:24-11:39 a.m.

Period 2: 9:58-10:47 a.m.

Period 2: 9:58-10:47 a.m.

Lunch: 11:42 a.m. - 12:12 p.m.

Period 3: 10:50-11:39 a.m.

Period 3: 10:50-11:39 a.m.

Period 4: 12:15-1:04 p.m.

Lunch: 11:42 a.m. - 12:12 p.m.

Lunch: 11:42 a.m. - 12:12 p.m.

Period 5: 1:07-1:56 p.m.

Block C: 12:15-1:30 p.m.

Period 4: 12:15-1:04 p.m.

Period 6: 1:59-2:48 p.m.

Block D: 1:33-2:48 p.m.

Block E: 1:07-2:22 p.m.

Period 7: 2:51-3:40 p.m.

Period 7: 2:51-3:40 p.m.

Block F: 2:25-3:40 p.m.

Below is our early release schedule. This is the schedule of every Wednesday.

Block A/B

Block C/D

Block E/F

Block A: 9:00-9:49 a.m.

Period 1: 9:00-9:32 a.m.

Period 1: 9:00-9:32 a.m.

Block B: 9:52-10:41 a.m.

Period 2: 9:35-10:06 a.m.

Period 2: 9:35-10:06 a.m.

Period 4: 10:44-11:16 a.m.

Period 3: 10:09-10:41 a.m.

Period 3: 10:09-10:41 a.m.

Period 5: 11:19-11:50 a.m.

Block C: 10:44-11:33 a.m.

Period 4: 10:44-11:16 a.m.

Period 6: 11:53 a.m. - 12:25 p.m. 

Block D: 11:36 a.m. - 12:25 p.m. 

Block E: 11:19 a.m. - 12:08 p.m. 

Period 7: 12:28-1:00 p.m.

Period 7: 12:28-1:00 p.m.

Block F: 12:11-1:00 p.m.

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Registration

Open Enrollment will run from 9/1/2020 - 12/1/2020. Open Enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year will be going "ONLINE." Starting 9/1/2020, check our school district's Open Enrollment page for the online form.

To register for Explorer Middle School for the 2021-2022 Academic Year:

If you would like to register a new student for the upcoming academic year, please complete a registration packet, which can be found on the PVSchools website. The completed packet, along with the following documentation, can be emailed to our school registrar at jeusher@pvschools.net.  

  • A birth certificate

  • Immunization records

  • Proof of residency**

If you have any questions, please feel free to email our registrar, Jennifer Usher, at jeusher@pvschools.net.

**You must live within Explorer's boundaries as outlined on the district website or apply for Open Enrollment. Submitted Open Enrollment applications will be placed on a waitlist and reviewed by our principal monthly.

ADE B rated school

A B-rated School

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Top 60 Middle School in Arizona

20+ Elective Choices

20+ Elective Choices

1:1 technology ratio

1:1 Technology Ratio

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