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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

 

 

Announcements for 10.22.14

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StudentVue letters were sent home October 3. Students will be able to access their own grades and progress reports.  If you experience technical issues or have any questions, please email VUEsupport@kentwoodps.org

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Pinewood PAWS Winners for September 2014 

 

 Concussion Information and Form  PDF Document

 

    

2014-2015 Pinewood School Calendar PDF Document

 

Parent Communication E-mail Sign-Up



UPCOMING EVENTS AND INFORMATION

 

Save the date!  On Saturday, November 15 Pinewood will be hosting a book fair at the Woodland Mall Barnes and Noble.

There will be activities, performances, student art work on display and the chance to win prizes! More details will be announced soon! 

 

 




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Pinewood News

Fathers, Bring-Your-Child-To-School Day

Fathers, Bring-Your-Child-To-School Day”

October 24, 2014

 Dads (or other significant male role model) bring their elementary-aged

children to school.  The school arranges and provides breakfast for the Dads and children.  An assigned, professional athlete gives a short, uplifting message to the Dads.  Dads visit their children’s classrooms if possible.

 

Morning Timeline:

8:15                      Dads and children begin to arrive at school

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 8:15-8:40            Breakfast is served

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8:40                      Official welcome and instructions given by principal

8:45                       Children report to playground

8:50-9:05            Uplifting message

9:05-9:15              Dads are encouraged to visit classrooms



 Professional Athletes and Building Assignments

Bowen                            Corey Alston - New York Jets WR

                              Buster Mathis- Professional Boxer

 

Brookwood                    Reggie Jordan- Los Angeles Lakers G

                                       Vincent Jennings- Professional Boxer

  

Challenger         Mateen Cleaves- Detroit Pistons G

                            Grand Rapids Drive- Detroit Pistons D-League

 

      

Discovery            Aaron Bailey - Indianapolis Colts WR

                              Anthony Kimbrell- CFL QB- Western Michigan

 

 

Endeavor              Reuben Riley - Carolina Panthers OT

 

        

Explorer                Carlton Brewster - Cleveland Browns WR

 

 

Glenwood          Kevin Clemens - Jacksonville Jaguars RB

                            Jordan Shimell- Professional Boxing Champion

 

 

Meadowlawn         Colin Christopher- University of Indiana LB

                                  Terrance Shaw- Grand Rapids Fusion F

 

 

Southwood              Brian Dickey- University of Michigan QB

                                   Pete Trammell- Lansing Capitals G/F

 

 Townline                 Thomas Kelley - Michigan State Spartans G