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School Counselors' Information

Mrs. Shea and Mrs. Buffington, 7th and 8th Grade counselors,  will be available throughout school hours. If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out via email:

Please welcome the newest team member, Mrs. Jordan, who is our Social Emotional Learning (SEL) teacher. You can reach out to her at .

See the September 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. 

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

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 the registration steps, which you can initiate on the PVSchools website. You will complete an online form and supporting paperwork, and then you can email the following documentation 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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