Category Archives: Communit News

Recognizing the National Junior Honor Society PRAS 2018 cohort

Tonight, students in 6th-8th grade, were recognized at an induction ceremony for their achievements in the 5 pillars that the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) is based on: character, scholarship, service, citizenship and leadership. Current NJHS officers spoke about each trait and defined each through personal stories and experiences. Ms. Jessica Gardner, Band Director and guest speaker, challenged the group

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4th Grade Welcomes Families

It was an evening of community, wellness and learning for the 4th grade families at Pine River Area Schools. Families learned about healthy eating, how to support reading and fun with fractions. Mecosta/Osceloa County’s Youth Intervention Specialist, Natasha Bancroft and Community Mental Health’s Rebecca Wemple were on-sight to offer assistance, provide information and learn more about our communities’ needs. Thank

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Pine River Area Schools Eliminates Pay to Participate

At the June 4, 2018, regular meeting of the Board of Education, Pine River Area Schools eliminated the athletic policy of Pay to Participate.  The Board struck down the old policy, 7-0.  According to Board President, Jim Peterson, there was a time for the policy.  Money was tight.   When times were their absolute toughest, Pine River, like so many other

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Students and Bus Passes, Please Read…

Bus passes: Requests for a bus pass should be made in writing and handed in at the school office first thing in the morning.  While we recognize that emergencies can arise for anyone, if you do need to make a request by phone, please remember to do so before 12:00 p.m. The Transportation Department does reserve the right to deny a bus pass request

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