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Welcome to the 2016-2017 School Year! 



New School Hours


Start Time: 8:15

Dismissal Time: 2:57

Early Out Wednesday Dismissal: 12:57


Frontier Elementary School

Ellen Giffin, Principal

Kelly Jessen, Office Manager

Kathy Young, SOA

6691 Silverthorne Circle

Sacramento, CA 95842

Office Hours: 7:30-4:00

School Hours:  8:15 - 2:57

Early Release Wednesday: 8:15-12:57

 Phone: (916) 566-1840

Fax: (916) 566-1841

School Achievements

2016 - California Department of Education - Gold Ribbon School 

2009 No Child Left Behind -National Blue Ribbon School

2008 California Distinguished School

 2005-06 Title I Academic Achievement Award


Twin Rivers Unified School District Nondiscrimination Statement


Twin Rivers  Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.



If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal, Director of the Student Services (CCR Title 5 and Title IX Officer), Rudy Puente, at 916-566-1620 or A copy of TRUSD uniform complaint or TRUSD non-discrimination policy are available upon request.



If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal, Superintendent of Human Resources/Labor Relations (CCR Title 5 and Title IX Officer), Dr. Jacqueline Perez, 916-566-1736 or . A copy of TRUSD uniform complaint or TRUSD non-discrimination policy are available upon request.




December Dates


December 2 - Crazy Sock Day

Dec. 2 - 21 - Sock Drive

Dec. 5 - 4th - 6th Honor Roll Assembly 1:50 - 2:30 

Dec. 5 - 9 - Holiday Store

Dec. 21 - Pajama Day

Dec. 21 - Minimum Day

Dec. 22 - January 6 - Winter Break 

January 9 - School Resumes


Student Calendars


Today: 12/4/16

Foothill Ranch

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Your child's future middle school! 

Foothill High School

Your child's future high school! 



Box Tops for Education

Save those Box Top coupons. Just put the Box Tops in a baggie with your child's name and his/her teacher's name. Have your child give it to his/her teacher. Each class is competing for a prize. The ...more

Frontier T-shirts and Sweatshirts

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Students in Jennifer Schmidt’s class at Frontier Elementary School are learning they live in a much bigger world than they see from their Sacramento neighborhood. Every Thursday her 32 fifth grade students get to rip into mail they receive from throughout the United States as a direct result of their weekly letter writing campaign.

“It’s very exciting because we get to share with our group members,” says student Sanaa Street. “I really want to visit Kentucky and Maryland because they have exciting things there, so I really want to visit those two places.”

Schmidt developed the letter writing program about five years ago and is amazed how the project seems to take on a life of its own with each new class. The students are divided into 10 small groups at the beginning of the school year and each group is given five states to focus their writing efforts on, including the governor of each state, universities, museums and businesses. Along the way, students pick up life skills like teamwork, research, writing, envelope addressing and geography.

She even has a dedicated volunteer to help with the program—her retired father comes in every week to stuff, seal and stamp the new outgoing letters.

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On Tuesday, Nov. 15, the Twin Rivers school board met during regular session at the District Office on McClellan Park.


Please click HERE for meeting highlights.


Everything we do in Twin Rivers is centered around student success and we're excited to share some of their accomplishments in the latest edition of We Are TR! The district newspaper focuses on district achievements and teacher-led initiatives. Twin Rivers is committed to supporting the education of all students in our mission to inspire each student to extraordinary achievement every day.


Click HERE to view the publication.