For more than 100 years, Pacific Union College Elementary School has provided quality, Christian education to children in kindergarten through eighth grade. Our diverse curriculum features a strong focus on core subjects, integrated with art, music, sports, culture, and Christian values.




Christmas Performances

The PUCE and Prep service at the PUC church is this Sabbath, December 9 at 11:15. The PUCE choir and strings will be performing for this service.  All other students should plan to join the Prep choir on a few well-known Christmas carols.  They will be practicing this week.
-Sixth through eighth grade strings students need to arrive at 8:45 AM. 
-Second through fifth grade strings should arrive at 10 AM.
-Kindergarten and first grade, as well as all other students who will be joining in with the Prep choir, should arrive at 11 AM. 
All performers should dress in black and white concert-appropriate attire with optional silver or Christmas-themed accents.

The upper-graders who are part of the Prep band will also be performing for the Prep Christmas concert Saturday evening at 6:30 PM.Our annual Christmas concert is Wednesday, December 13 at 6:30 PM in the Paulin Hall Auditorium. The choir, strings, and elementary bands will be performing.
-All strings and band students should arrive at 5:45 PM. 
-All others should arrive at 6 PM. 
Kindergarten through second grade should dress in tropical/Hawaiian clothing. If you do not have anything tropical, they can wear bright colors and Mrs. Kyle will have Hawaiian leis for them to wear. All other students should wear black and white concert-appropriate attire with optional silver or Christmas-themed accents.

If you are able, please bring refreshments to share after the Christmas concert.  Sweet treats are fun, but we would also like to have a selection of healthy snacks available.

Shop with Scrip - Workshops Coming!

We will be holding workshops at PUCE to help you sign up and answer any questions you have about Shop with Scrip.  They will be held in the PUCE computer lab at the following times:
Thursday, December 7 at 3:15 PM
Friday, December 15 at 12 noon

This holiday season, use gift cards to pay for your purchases and earn a tuition credit!

Did you know that you can earn a tuition credit just by paying for your holiday shopping with gift cards? Make your gift card purchases online and pick-up at the school! Or use Scripnow and have your gift card handy on your phone!

Examples of just a few of the earning potentials:
·      Earn 2.5% on gifts from Amazon
·      Earn 4% when you pay off your Kohl’s card
·      Earn 8% when you go see that holiday blockbuster
·      Earn 14% on your holiday outfits from GAP or Old Navy
·      You can even earn 4% when you’re buying holiday meal supplies at Safeway, Raleys, Nob  Hill, or Lucky's!

Sign up today at school code A1127D7457187
Contact Heidi Pfeifle with questions or for assistance with the sign-up process: Cell (707) 321-6608, Email

Turkey Trot-A-Thon Donation Deadline

We are still trying to gather the last of the Turkey Trot-A-Thon donations.  If you have not yet collected or turned in your child's sponsored amount, please do so by this Friday, December 8.  We look forward to sharing a final total with you soon!

Principal’s Message

Thank you to those who have already done the teacher feedback survey.  We are already getting useful commendations and recommendations from the survey.  This is an online surveymonkey form that can be anonymously completed for each teacher who teaches your child.  A link was sent to all parent emails on Tuesday, Dec 5.  If you did not see the email, please check in your junk email box or other places it may have gotten rerouted.  We would be delighted if all parents would take a few minutes to provide feedback to their children’s teachers through this survey form.

Lunch Menu
Week of Dec 11-14

Monday: Burritos
Tuesday: Pizza
Wednesday: Brunch for Lunch
Thursday: Lasagna