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Future Chefs Competition

A big thanks to all the students that participated in the future chefs competition on March 25! Read more >>>


 
Dr. Seuss Night

We had a fun evening on March 5 with parents and families at Dr. Seuss Night, celebrating Love of Reading week. Read more >>>


 
Art Club Field Trip

The K-5 art club will be going to the Tumacacori Mesquite Sawmill on Friday, May 1 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. This event is for art club students only, and parents must bring their students to the sawmill.


 
Autism Awareness

On Thursday, April 2, students participated in a campaign to help spread awareness of autism. Read more >>>


 
Artistic Students Hard at Work

Check out these photos of our wonderfully artistic students working hard to bring color to our school! Read more >>>


 
Public Notice - 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program Grant

Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District No. 35 (Rio Rico, AZ) hereby formally notifies the local community of our intention to apply to the Arizona Department of Education for a 21st Century Community Learning Centers – Cycle 13 program grant. Read more >>>


 
Future Chefs Competition

A big thanks to all the students that participated in the future chefs competition on March 25! Read more >>>


 
Dr. Seuss Night

We had a fun evening on March 5 with parents and families at Dr. Seuss Night, celebrating Love of Reading week. Read more >>>


 
Art Club Field Trip

The K-5 art club will be going to the Tumacacori Mesquite Sawmill on Friday, May 1 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. This event is for art club students only, and parents must bring their students to the sawmill.


 
Autism Awareness

On Thursday, April 2, students participated in a campaign to help spread awareness of autism. Read more >>>


 
Artistic Students Hard at Work

Check out these photos of our wonderfully artistic students working hard to bring color to our school! Read more >>>


 
Public Notice - 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program Grant

Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District No. 35 (Rio Rico, AZ) hereby formally notifies the local community of our intention to apply to the Arizona Department of Education for a 21st Century Community Learning Centers – Cycle 13 program grant. Read more >>>


 
Future Chefs Competition

A big thanks to all the students that participated in the future chefs competition on March 25! Read more >>>


 
Dr. Seuss Night

We had a fun evening on March 5 with parents and families at Dr. Seuss Night, celebrating Love of Reading week. Read more >>>


 
Art Club Field Trip

The K-5 art club will be going to the Tumacacori Mesquite Sawmill on Friday, May 1 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. This event is for art club students only, and parents must bring their students to the sawmill.


 
Autism Awareness

On Thursday, April 2, students participated in a campaign to help spread awareness of autism. Read more >>>


 
Artistic Students Hard at Work

Check out these photos of our wonderfully artistic students working hard to bring color to our school! Read more >>>


 
Public Notice - 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program Grant

Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District No. 35 (Rio Rico, AZ) hereby formally notifies the local community of our intention to apply to the Arizona Department of Education for a 21st Century Community Learning Centers – Cycle 13 program grant. Read more >>>


 
Future Chefs Competition

A big thanks to all the students that participated in the future chefs competition on March 25! Read more >>>


 
Dr. Seuss Night

We had a fun evening on March 5 with parents and families at Dr. Seuss Night, celebrating Love of Reading week. Read more >>>


 
Art Club Field Trip

The K-5 art club will be going to the Tumacacori Mesquite Sawmill on Friday, May 1 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. This event is for art club students only, and parents must bring their students to the sawmill.


 
Autism Awareness

On Thursday, April 2, students participated in a campaign to help spread awareness of autism. Read more >>>


 
Artistic Students Hard at Work

Check out these photos of our wonderfully artistic students working hard to bring color to our school! Read more >>>


 
Public Notice - 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program Grant

Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District No. 35 (Rio Rico, AZ) hereby formally notifies the local community of our intention to apply to the Arizona Department of Education for a 21st Century Community Learning Centers – Cycle 13 program grant. Read more >>>


 
Future Chefs Competition

A big thanks to all the students that participated in the future chefs competition on March 25! Read more >>>


 
Dr. Seuss Night

We had a fun evening on March 5 with parents and families at Dr. Seuss Night, celebrating Love of Reading week. Read more >>>


 
Art Club Field Trip

The K-5 art club will be going to the Tumacacori Mesquite Sawmill on Friday, May 1 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. This event is for art club students only, and parents must bring their students to the sawmill.


 
Autism Awareness

On Thursday, April 2, students participated in a campaign to help spread awareness of autism. Read more >>>


 
Artistic Students Hard at Work

Check out these photos of our wonderfully artistic students working hard to bring color to our school! Read more >>>


 
Public Notice - 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program Grant

Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District No. 35 (Rio Rico, AZ) hereby formally notifies the local community of our intention to apply to the Arizona Department of Education for a 21st Century Community Learning Centers – Cycle 13 program grant. Read more >>>


 
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Welcome to Peña Blanca Elementary
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Welcome to the Internet home of Peña Blanca Elementary School. We are one of six schools in Arizona’s Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District, which includes six rural communities with populations ranging from 200 to 11,000 inhabitants, Rio Rico being the largest.

We designed this website to be a helpful tool for you to stay up-to-date and involved in our students’ lives. Devoted parents, students, staff, and community members should visit our site often. We’ve compiled answers to your most frequently asked questions, included information about the exciting clubs we have at Peña Blanca Elementary, and we'll help you stay organized with our interactive calendar. We value your participation and committed interest in your child’s education.

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A Message from our Principal

We are only a few months away from our state testing! We would like to remind you to continue assisting your children with homework that serves as a review for the daily assignment. Please ask your child about their academics daily. We will continue informing our students of their progress and assist them to get to their new goal.

All students show excitement towards their learning. It takes positive efforts and determination to achieve any goal. Peña Blanca staff will continue to focus on our students’ needs to help them reach that next level of achievement. We are feeling lucky and know that we will do great on our state test this year. 

Sincerely,

Ivonne Ferreira
Ivonne Ferreira