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Principal's Message

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Virginia Peterson Elementary is a TK-5 Elementary School dedicated to delivering an exemplary education and prides itself on the idea of inclusivity and success for all students to reach their fullest potential. We believe that each child has a unique set of gifts and talents.  We are committed to providing each student with a high quality educational experience that inspires them to become lifelong learners.


Virginia Peterson Elementary is a PBIS School.  We have established systems of support to promote and reinforce excellent behaviors.  Students show their PRIDE every day by showing Preparedness, Respect, Integrity, Determination, and Empathy. Each staff member is committed to this proactive approach in order to create a safe and healthy school culture where students can thrive socially, emotionally, and academically. 


I am so excited to be part of the Peterson Panda family and look forward to a great year with this amazing staff and students. There is no better place for your students to have success than Virginia Peterson Elementary.  I feel honored to spend each day with your children.

Monica Pafumi, Principal