• 4th Grade Shines on Stage!

    4th grade presented Discovering Traditional Old Time American Music & Art! Special thanks to Ms. Tiyi for her musical talents and Mrs. Linda Klein for the art work! Our 4th

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  • Pine River Area Elementary is Hatching Chicks!

    Mrs Deline’s students at Pine River Area Elementary are beginning their adventure of hatching chickens. Tuesday marked the beginning of this adventure. Students were each given a “Chick Book” that

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    K-3 Career Day

    On Friday, April 13th, Pine River Area Elementary hosted their 2nd annual Career Day  Over 18 community members came and shared their professions with Kindergarten through 3rd Grade Students.  Professions

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    3rd Grade Mackinaw Presentation

    The Mackinaw Presenters, Jim and Jim, delivered a fun, interactive, and informative program based on the third-grade curriculum for Michigan’s History.  Dressed as a British Soldier and a French fur

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    PR Band & Choir Goes to The Lion King!

    Thursday, April 12th, one hundred and forty-two 6-12th grade band and choir students traveled to the campus of Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan to attend a production of the

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  • Spring Carnival

    Pine River Area Parent Groups (PRPTG and FMS) hosted tonight’s Spring Carnival with the help of additional community, student and parent volunteers. Carnival games, face painting, bounce house, silent auction

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  • 5th Grade Program-The Pied Piper

    On April 4th, our 5th Graders, along with Directing from Ms.Tiyi Schippers, put on The Pied Piper.  This was a family affair for Ms. Tiyi whose son and daughter worked

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  • Kindergarten Roundup

    Kindergarten Roundup – Sign up today!

    Kindergarten Roundup May 3, 2018 – SIGN UP TODAY by calling 231-768-4481 or by filling out a form by clicking here.  Once you have signed up, a packet will be

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  • 4th and 5th Grade Career Day

    On Friday, March 23rd, 4th and 5th Grade students were able to participate in Career Day. Kids got to hear what different careers were like and got some hands on

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Mission Statement

Pine River Area Schools will foster a safe and challenging educational environment where students can become independent, responsible, and productive citizens in a changing society.

Superintendent - Mr. Matt Lukshaitis

School Updates

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5th Grade Turkey Talking!

Mr. Ed Shaw, Wildlife Interpreter for the Michigan DNR visited the 5th-grade classrooms on April 20th and shared the success story of Michigan’s Eastern Turkey.

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