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     Daily School Hours:

    Arrival 7:00-7:47am

    Dismissal 2:40-3pm  

    January News
    Take time to reflect on your life today as we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
     Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    No School
    February News
    Early Release Day
    February 5
    Students will be dismissed at 11:30am. Please plan accordingly.
    11:30am Dismissal for Students
    President's Day
    No School For Students
    February 17
    Early Release Day
    February 26
    Students will be dismissed at 11:30am. Please plan accordingly.
    11:30am Dismissal for Students
    February 29
    It only happens once every 4 years, so make this LEAP DAY a good one by doing something special for someone else!

    What is a Leap Year?

    Fun Leap Year

    Facts for Kids

    • Leap Day is held on February 29th.
    • During a Leap Year there are 366 days in the year instead of 365.
    • Why do we have a Leap Year?  If has to do with the Earth and the Sun.
    • It takes the Earth 365 days to make a complete orbit around the Sun.  We call this a solar year.
    • The solar year is supposed to line up with our calendar (we use the Gregorian calendar) year,
    • but without the leap year it won’t. Why?
    • It actually takes the earth 365 days 5 hours 48 minutes and 46 seconds to complete the orbit around the sun.
    • That extra time it takes for the Earth to complete its orbit adds up.
    • So every 4 years an extra day is added so that the solar year will stay in line with our calendar year.
    • Even with the extra day added every 4 years the calendar is still off by 11 minutes and 14 seconds.

    BE SURE TO VISIT AND Please "like" the Pinecrest PTO Facebook page

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    We also invite you to join our

    We'd love to have you join the group! group

    called "Living the 7 Habits at Pinecrest Elementary" so that you can post photos of your student living the 7 Habits at home and in the community.




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  • ACTS, AVID and STEMS Applications

    Completed applications for ACTS, AVID, and STEMS---the magnet programs available for next year's 6th graders, are due by no later than January 24, 2020. No late applications will be accepted, so please don't wait. Click HERE for a link to the applications. Hard copies of the application are also available in the Guidance Office at Pinecrest. 

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  • Terrific Kids for December, 2019

    A happy group of Terrific Kid award winners!

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  • 2019 Canned Food Drive

    Thanks to the generosity of Pinecrest students and families, our 2019 Canned Food Drive was a big success!

    Boxes and bags of donated food!

    The Pinecrest Student Lighthouse Team assisted our Student Support Facilitator, Mrs. Charlotte Smith, in collecting all of the donated items.

    Student Lighthouse Team members with the donated food items.

    Way to go, Pinecrest! Thank you for your donations to our community!

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  • TLIM graphic

    Pinecrest Students and Families--

    Want to learn more about The Leader In Me as we sail through Year 4 of this great program? Click here to see the helpful two page guide for parents and students. 


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  • Social-Emotional terms Heart Brain Connection







    Did you know that The Leader in Me (TLIM) is known worldwide as an excellent framework for growth in social-emotional learning? Click here to learn how TLIM aligns with social-emotional learning standards and how our students are benefitting from this heart-brain connection. 


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    Check this section of the website for health

    and wellness updates from Nurse Morgan.

    We love our students and want to do all that we can to keep them healthy.


    How do I know when to keep my child at home

    or send my child to school?

    Sometimes it's a tough decision. This chart will help!

    Flu shots will be available soon

     Important information regarding flu shots.

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