PARAPROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION WEEK
JANUARY 23 - 27, 2017
Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed the week of January 23, 2017, as Paraprofessional Recognition Week. Paraprofessionals are individuals who work in a variety of positions in a school district. Their roles include, but are not limited to, instructional assistants, Title I paraprofessionals, pupil support assistants, special education paraprofessionals, job coaches, lunch room and playground assistants, hall monitors, media center assistants, and health office assistants. Thank you to all the paraprofessionals at Pine City Public Schools for all they do for our students!
"Dragon Sister" Night
Elementary students, grades kindergarten through 5th grade, who participated in the fall basketball camp were paired up with a varsity player as their "Dragon Sister". During a game, they were introduced to the crowd by their Dragon sister and then participated in the introduction of the line-ups and the pre-game huddle.
Connaker received MSBA President's Award
At the Minnesota School Board Association (MSBA) Leadership Conference on January 12th, Wally Connaker, Pine City School Board Member, was awarded the President’s Award. This award is given to school board members who have earned 300 points or more from MSBA training programs. Mr. Connaker has served on the school board since January, 2012. He is also the school board clerk. Congratulations and thank you for all of your service and dedication to Pine City Public Schools!
Getting Creative in PCHS Art Club
Another PCHS Art Club success! Sixteen 7th and 8th graders started making the bowls for our PCHS art show coming up in April!
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DRAGONS FOREVER REUNION 2017 - SAVE THE DATE
Members of PCHS classes 1977 and prior are encouraged to mark their calendars for Saturday, August 12, 2017. The reunion will be held at the Grand Casino Ballroom in Hinckley, with over 500 anticipated to attend. Check-in and social time will begin at 11:00 with a sit-down dinner scheduled for 1:00. Again this year there will be several meal options. More about that and other details will be available on this website and in the Pine City "Pioneer" after February 1, 2017.
All grandparents/kinship caregivers who are raising grandchildren/relativeʼs children are invited to a support group meeting. Join us on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in Room #110 at Pine City Elementary School. Enter door #5 by Dragonwood Playground. Call (320) 629-3013 for more information.