Pinedale Elementary is committed to building a positive school culture in which all students feel safe and loved, and have the opportunity to experience programs and clubs that will help them grow in mind, body, and spirit.
Twice a year, Pinedale Elementary students in grades 4th-6th have an opporutnity to run for a Student Council position. Student Council provides opportunities for students to become more involved in their school and community. Student Council members take pride in their school and encourage all students to SOAR.
The "Off the Front" program encourages students to live a healthy and active lifestyle and set goals in academics, character, and service. In addition, volunteers from the community help support this program by working inidividually with our 4th grade students. 4th grade students have the opportunity to earn a bike at the end of the school year.
Our Folklorico program, led by director and Kindergarten teacher, Aide Madrigal, is an important part of the Pinedale community. Our school community, both present and past, take great pride in participaitng in our folklorico program. Students perform traditional dances from regions throughout Mexico.
Our Peer Mediation program promotes school safety and positive student relationships. The program is designed to teach students how to solve conflict with their peers. Our peer mediators are trained through Fresno State and spend their recess helping students as disagreements arise.