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Paine Awarded National Blue Ribbon School 2023

Thomas Paine was awarded a National Blue Ribbon School for 2023! We are so proud of our students, staff, and community here at Paine. What a great honor to receive this recognition. We look forward to celebrating this award with our Paine families on…
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Red Ribbon Week is October 23-27

Paine Panthers are reminded that a DRUG FREE life is the way to be! This year's national theme is "Be Kind to Your Mind -Live Drug Free." Students were able to participate in a poster contest and are enjoying "Spirit Days" all week long.
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Pure Games - Award winners

Each month, our Pure Games team awards 2 students who have shown excellent sportsmanship, friendship, and participation with a brand new soccer ball! Way to go, Panthers!
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Student Council 2023-24

Congratulations to our newly-elected student council!
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Thomas Paine Awarded California PBIS Silver Medal Award 2023

Congratulations to Thomas Paine Students & Staff! We have been awarded the Silver medal for PBIS implementation 2023! This award is a testament to the hard work and optimistic attitude of students and staff in creating a positive learning enviro…
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Thomas Paine Recognized as a No Place for Hate School 2022-2023

Thomas Paine has been recognized as a "No Place for Hate" School for the year 2022-2023. This is a great honor showcasing our students and staff members acceptance of each other's differences and that being kind is a way of life. Way to go Panthers!!…
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A Cow Comes to School

Paine students were excited to welcome a doe-eyed girl to their school today. Cinnamon is a cow that is part of the Dairy Council of California’s mobile classroom which brings a bit of the barnyard to schools. Through this program, students receive r…
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Disability Awareness Week

Disability Awareness Week - All of us are different. None of us are less!
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Kid's Heart Challenge

Paine students participated in the American Heart Association's Annual Kid's Heart Challenge

TK/K Registration for the 2023-2024 School Year

TK/Kindergarten Online Enrollment Begins February 8th To Pre-Enroll for the 2023-2024 school year, please visit the district website home page HERE  After pre-enrolling online, bring the following documents to the Paine office. Please call 714.663.…
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100th Day of School!

The 100th day of school is an exciting day for teachers, staff, and students. Paine Elementary School celebrated “100 days smarter” with various math concepts and writing prompts using the number 100. Some students decorated shirts for the occasion,…
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Paine Celebrates the Lunar New Year!

Paine’s community ended the week with a spectacular Lunar New Year celebration! Paine was thrilled to welcome La Quinta High School students, who entertained the crowd with a lion dance and a performance by the traditional dance team. Some of these s…
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DASH Robots at Paine!

Paine is now a proud owner of 10 DASH robots. They were first introduced to Mrs. Selga's 4th grade class just before Winter break and will be getting around to all classrooms soon. Students ran a program of coding blocks to direct their robots throug…
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Science Is Fun!!

Third graders getting a close look at how fun science is.
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Paine Students Have a Reason to Smile!

Click here to read about Healthy Smiles at Paine.
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Register Now for Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten

New this year, GGUSD has expanded its transitional kindergarten program to serve more 4-year-olds than ever before. If your child was born between September 2, 2016 through September 1, 2017, please register your child for our free full day kinder…
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Thomas Paine is Recognized as a California Distinguished School in 2018!

Click here to view our Distinguished School Announcement!

Parking Lot Safety

Reminder: Please do not park in the bus loading zone. Thank you!

Early Release Days

All students are dismissed at 1:15 p.m. every Wednesday.
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Students Raise Money to Lend Helping Hand

For three weeks in March, the sound of clinking coins could be heard on the campus of Thomas Paine Elementary School, as students brought in donation boxes filled with loose change. Students participated in the Pennies for Patients Program, raising m…
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