Welcome to Pinewood Middle School


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


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.


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. 






Student Handbook 2014-2015 PDF Document






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.


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

616-455-1224 ext. 32203







Announcements for 4.20.15


Honor Roll for Third Marking Period 2014-2015


Pinewood Bulletin October, 2014 


PAWS Award Winners March 2015 


Activity Bus Schedule 2014-2015 


Concussion Information and Form  PDF Document



2014-2015 Pinewood School Calendar PDF Document


Parent Communication E-mail Sign-Up



Dear Pinewood Middle School Parents/Guardians:

The online statewide assessment, the Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress (M-STEP), will begin after Spring Break. Our testing dates are as follows:

8th Grade: April 14 - April 28
7th Grade: April 29 - May 14 
6th Grade May 18 - May 29

A letter from our State Superintendent, Michael Flanagan, is below, as well as our detailed testing calendar for Pinewood (Note: We have two teams per grade level - an A team and a B team). 

Testing is planned during the morning hours, so please only schedule appointments for the afternoons on your child's testing days. Also, please be sure your child eats a healthy breakfast and is on time to school.

Letter from our State Superintendent about the M-STEP Assessment:

Pinewood Middle School's Testing Calendar for April 2015 (8th and 7th grade):
Pinewood Middle School's Testing Calendar for May 2015 (7th and 6th grade):

If you have any questions, please feel free to give us a call at: (616) 455-1224 (Pinewood's front office)



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