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Back to School Information

HemmLogoAugust 4, 2021

Greetings Marvelous Mustangs!

It is with great honor and excitement that I welcome you back to the 2021-2022 school year!
At Hemmerling, we are committed to ensure the academic, social, and emotional success of all of our students and share our district’s commitment to collaborate and develop responsible, respectful, and prepared students to achieve their full potential. While our recent years in education have not been easy due to the pandemic, I am humbled by the unwavering commitment of our dedicated staff, community, parents, and students. As your proud principal, I value our continued partnership to ensure that our Marvelous Mustangs continue to receive the highest quality education they deserve.

Our school remains committed to a research-based and well-rounded educational approach that includes AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination), PBIS (Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports), SEL (Social and Emotional Learning), iReady, as well as our core curriculum and others. We look forward to a marvelous and collaborative school year, as we continue to navigate through the tiered layers of academic, social, and emotional interventions to better support all students.

Please note that we will reopen school traditionally, in-person as our default program. However, there is a distance-learning option, LETS LEARN, through independent study, for students whose health would be put at risk by in-person instruction.

Important Links:
LETS LEARN distance learning enrollment link
RETURNING STUDENTS ANNUAL ENROLLMENT FORMS Must be completed no later than August 10, 2021

Please note the following important information and dates:
Thursday, August 12, 2021--1st day of school (in-person or through the LETS LEARN distance learning option)
School begins at 9:00 AM, gates open and breakfast will be served at 8:15 AM

August 9, 2021--Your child’s teacher assignment will be posted in the Aeries Parent Portal
Please make sure all of your contact information is updated.

August 25, 2021--Back to School Night, 6:00-7:00 PM, MPR

**Wednesdays are minimum days, dismissal is at 1:45 PM

Health and Safety Protocols:
We are helping to keep our school safe and healthy through the following proactive practices:

  • Wearing of face coverings (masks) indoors; outdoor masks-wearing (optional)
  • COVID-19 safety protocols in place
  • Maintaining good hygiene practices (handwashing regularly, hand sanitizer stations, touchless soap dispensers, automatic paper towel dispensers, air filtration systems throughout, and water bottle filling stations).
  • Physical distancing is recommended in some areas but not required
  • Limiting shared tools and playground equipment to the best of our ability
  • Limiting non-essential visitors to campus
  • Daily cleaning and disinfecting of classrooms, restrooms, and shared spaces
  • Encouraging staff and students to stay home if not feeling well
  • Isolating and sending home students who are ill
Other resources:
Boys and Girls Club

Office hours: 

The main office is open Monday - Friday from 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Face Covering Required
Phone Number:  951-922-0254
Fax: 951- 922- 0294
Executive Secretary: Monica O’Brien  
Attendance Clerk: Linette Osorio

I look forward to seeing you all again very soon!


Ileana Gutierrez


School starts at 9:00 am and dismisses at 3:10 pm daily with the exception of Wednesday minimum days (1:45 pm). Please note that there is NO pick up or drop off before or after school though the Main office.

Morning Drop Off Schedule:
8:15 am School opens
8:25 am-8:55 am Breakfast in the MPR
Warning bell 8:55 am
Class begins promptly at 9:00 am
Pick up Locations:

Kindergarten (Look for signs with your child’s teacher’s name):
Rodriguez - 1st Grade Gate (Gate to the left of the office)
Lozano - 1st Grade Gate (Gate to the left of the office)
Brush - First gate near main walking gate (in front of office)
Mayhood - Gate door at the upper hallway
All Kindergarten and 1st grade students must be checked out by an adult listed in Aeries and must present their ID. Students may not sign out other students.

1st Grade
1st Grade gate (Gate to the left of the office.)

Grades 2-5 may walk freely out of the main gate to meet their parents/guardians.

Updated 2021-2022 Bus Schedule

The Banning Unified School District is responsible for the daily transportation of approximately 2,200 students to and from school. Home-to-school routes cover all of Banning, as well as the outlying areas of Poppet Flats, the Bench, Whitewater, and Snow Creek. Transportation is also provided for special activities, such as sports programs and school field trips.

Click here to view our updated Bus Route Schedule.
For more information, please contact 
Emanuel Perez Coronado
Phone: (909) 253-9486
Banning Unified School District will be offering LETS LEARN Distance Learning Option for Independent Study. See infographics below for more information.
To enroll your child please click HERE.

Students are required to please bring their charged Chromebooks to school daily along with their headphones if they checked one out last year.

New Students will receive their chromebooks in class. 
For technology issues, contact our librarian, Ms B, at 951-922-0254 ext. 220200 or via email (after hours) at

Hemmerling Elementary Welcome Back Video 2020 - 2021