• Rural Development Days for 4th Grade

    PR 4th Grade learned about agriculture in Michigan by taking a trip to Gingrich Farms and Rose Lake Park. Gingrich farms provided exposure to the dairy business while Rose Lake

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  • Top Seniors Honored at the Board Meeting

    On Monday, May 14th, Pine River’s top graduates were honored at the school board meeting. Congratulations Seniors for all of your hard work and dedication! We are proud of you!

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  • 3rd Grade Goes to Court!

    The third graders traveled to the Reed City courthouse to participate in a mock trial on Friday, May 11th. Each class performed a mock trial of “The Three Bears Vs.

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  • Becoming a Buck Night!

    CLICK HERE FOR A SLIDESHOW OF THE NIGHT! On Thursday, May 3rd, several future bucks attended our very exciting Kindergarten Round-Up at our elementary!  It was a fun-filled night where

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  • K-3 Summer Reading Kick Off!

    Several kindergarten through third grade students and their parents stopped by the elementary school on Monday, April 23rd to learn about our new Summer Reading program. Over 170 families signed

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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. Students learned about the conservation,

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  • 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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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

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