• Fun at Family Night!

    On Thursday, November 8th, we had a fun-filled family night at the K-3 building. A scrumptious dinner was served, lots of make and takes for Math and reading, and memorable

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  • 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,

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  • Veteran’s Day Programs

    PRESS RELEASE: “CELEBRATING AMERICA’S VETERANS”   On Friday, November 9, 2018, Pine River Area Elementary School will present a musical celebration to honor America’s veterans. Kindergarten through third-grade students will

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  • Project E.L.F.

    Project E.L.F.

    Mr. Chilson’s 5th-grade class was thrilled this morning to discover that the materials for Project E.L.F. had arrived in their classroom over the weekend.  Project E.L.F. stands for Endangered Lake Fish

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    2nd Grade Field Trip

    Second grade had a great time while on their field trip to Kettunen Center on October 10, 2018. They learned how to work as a team, searched for salamanders in

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  • Fire Prevention Week

    On Thursday, October 11th Fire Fighters from both LeRoy and Tustin Fire Departments spent the day at Pine River Area Elementary educating students on fire prevention and what to do

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  • K-3 Run-a-Thon was a success!

    Students hustled and bustled as they ran their hearts out at the run-a-thon today. A big thank you to Mr. Larr for organizing this fun event for students! Another big

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    3rd Grade Scientists

    In the Unit, Plant Adventures, 3rd graders experimented growing grass-head popsicle sticks. Students predicted, observed, and recorded like young scientists! Below, Jaxson B. showcases his experiment.  

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  • New Parachute for our Mighty Bucks!

    Students are loving the brand new parachute in gym class! The laughs and giggles are priceless as students work together to make the parachute go up high and then encompass

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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

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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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