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  • Welcome to Bernard Black Elementary School

  • District Updates

    An Update from the Superintendent's Office

    Please be advised that Roosevelt School District will continue to require face coverings indoors at all of our District sites. A court ruling yesterday determined that the Arizona ban on school face covering requirements is unconstitutional and will not go into effect on Sept. 29 as previously announced. Although there will likely be an appeal to this ruling, RSD will keep all safety measures in place, including masking indoors.

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    RSD Celebrates National Principal Month

    The Roosevelt School District is proud to celebrate and recognize our principals for their dedication to our students, families and staff during this National Principal Month. Join us in saying, "Thank you" to the principal at your school, or one who has made an impact on your life!


School News

Meet Our New Principal

  • Dear Bernard Black Community,


    It is my pleasure to write this letter of introduction as the new principal of Bernard Black Elementary School. The last two years I’ve had the pleasure to work with this community as the Assistant Principal here at Bernard Black and will now serve as the Principal. For those of you that don’t know me, my name is Ms. Pamela Vigil and I am honored to have been selected for this position. I am excited and prepared to continue the work with the wonderful students, teachers, and support staff who make up Bernard Black family. I would like to share a few highlights of my background and experience. I received my bachelors degree in Elementary Education from New Mexico State University. A few years later I earned my masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Arizona State University, and a second masters degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Phoenix. I have served in education for the last 18 years, teaching a variety of grade levels, with 4.5 years as an instructional coach, and 2 years in Administration. I am currently starting my 3rd year in the Roosevelt School District. Additionally, when I am not serving my community, I am spending time with my two daughters. I enjoy traveling around Arizona and spending time with my family. It is my belief that teaching children is a privilege and a teacher should only take on a teaching role if he or she has a passion to make a difference, believe in the power of education, and commitment to continue his or her own education. All children can and will learn in a safe, loving, and caring environment where he or she feels valued and his or her talents and abilities are embraced. Also, I believe that schools are the heart of every community and should be a place for communication, support, and safety. Additionally, high expectations, student achievement, and accountability should be a priority of every school community and be a combined effort of all stakeholders. I look forward to continuing my work at Bernard Black.



    Pamela Vigil, M.Ed.

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  • Take the Family Engagement Survey Today!
    In an effort to better serve the needs of our students and families in our community we would like to solicit your input via this brief family engagement survey! The survey questions are about which type of FREE virtual classes and events you would like your school or the district to provide. We are here to serve you and would like to learn more about your needs. Take the survey here.
    ¡En un esfuerzo por atender mejor las necesidades de nuestros estudiantes y familias en nuestra comunidad, nos gustaría solicitar su opinión a través de esta breve encuesta de participación familiar! Las preguntas de la encuesta se refrieren sobre qué tipo de clases y eventos virtuales GRATUITOS le gustaría que su escuela o el distrito ofrecieran. Estamos aquí para servirle y nos gustaría saber más sobre sus necesidades. Realice la encuesta aquí.
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  • Look for details on the Bernard Black Student News Show soon!



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  • Now Enrolling!

    Education is just the beginning at Roosevelt School District No. 66 (RSD No. 66). Our neighborhood schools, small class sizes and innovative curriculum are just a few of the reasons our students receive the best. Learn more about our school and how to enroll today!

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