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Welcome to Pinewood Middle School

Vision

Pinewood Middle School will provide a safe and supportive atmosphere that embraces diversity and inspires intellectual, social, and emotional growth.

Mission

Pinewood Middle School’s staff, in partnership with students, parents, and community, establishes standards for excellence and implements plans to meet these expectations.

Teachers utilize instructional best practices within the framework of established curriculum to promote intellectual growth and student achievement.

Staff and students cultivate social and emotional growth within the learning environment by recognizing and accepting individual differences, celebrating achievements, and working collaboratively toward common goals.

Beliefs

All students can learn.

A safe and supportive environment is most  conducive to learning.

Diversity and inclusiveness enhance social and emotional growth.

Collaboration facilitates relationship building and engages students in the learning process.

A broad range of educational and extracurricular opportunities helps students identify their unique talents and gifts. 

 

HOME OF PANTHER PRIDE!

 

 

 

Student Handbook 2014-2015 PDF Document

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

 

 

 

This year, Pinewood will be partnering with Ele's Place, a healing center for grieving children, to offer services to students grieving a death. This program will be offered during the school day, once a week for 8 weeks and is designed to help students who have experienced the death of someone important to them. In small group sessions, students will have the opportunity to talk about their feelings and experiences with others who understand, express thier feelings through a variety of activities and learn positive coping skills. Groups will be lead by Ele's Place staff and KSSN Pinewood Staff Brad Vandenend.

 

http://www.elesplace.org/

 

Please contact Sarah Blystra our community school coordinator if you would like to sign your child up for this group.

 

sarah.blystra@kentwoodps.org

616-455-1224 ext. 32203

 

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Please note:

 

The 8th Grade Banquet meeting scheduled for November 11 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, January 7 at 6:30 pm in the Media Center. 

 

 

Announcements for 12.19.14

 

Honor Roll for First Marking Period 2014-2015

 

Pinewood Bulletin October, 2014 

 

Pinewood PAWS Winners for December 2014  

 

Activity Bus Schedule 2014-2015 

 

Concussion Information and Form  PDF Document

 

    

2014-2015 Pinewood School Calendar PDF Document

 

Parent Communication E-mail Sign-Up



UPCOMING EVENTS AND INFORMATION

 

Come audition for Pinewood's musical production of The Little Mermaid!!!  No experience necessary! Actors, singers and dancers are wanted!  You do not need to prepare anything, just bring a great attitude and be ready to have fun! Auditions will begin promptly at 3:15 after school NEXT WEEK Tuesday, December 16 OR Wednesday, December 17.  You do not need to attend both days - choose ONE.  Call backs will take place Thursday, December 18th!

The musical is scheduled for February 26,27 and 28th. Details to follow! 

 

 

 

 

 




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