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Pinecrest Elementary School
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975 West 12th Street Hastings, Minnesota 55033 651/480-7280 & 651/480-7281 -phones 651/480-7282 -fax

Mission Statement

The Pinecrest Community is committed to working together to provide a safe and respectful environment that promotes student responsibility and readiness to learn.
  • Be Safe                                                 
  • Be Respectful   
  • Be Responsible
  • Be Ready to Learn
Roger Esser, Principal, Pinecrest Elementary School



Pinecrest News
Reading Corps Position
3/10/2014 2:57 PM

Pinecrest Elementary has been awarded one full-time K-3 position for a Minnesota Reading Corps Literacy Tutor. You can help children succeed in school by giving them the extra support they need to read. Click on "Reading Corps Postion" to find out how to apply.

March Dates to Remember
2/27/2014 4:17 PM

Kindergarten Registration--Now Open!
1/16/2014 7:20 AM
Click here to go to Kindergarten registration forms and information

Are you interested in classes that can assist you (parents) in the transition to Kindergarten? These classes may be especially helpful to you if your first child will be starting Kindergarten this fall. 

Clicking on the links below will take you directly to the Community Education page that describes the class and allows you to register. 

Healthy Food Choices
3/28/2012 3:18 PM


Pinecrest Related Links


Parent Links
Meal Pay Plus - Food Service Payments
PaySchools - Activity Payments and Fees


Staff Corner


Board Meeting Moved
4/22/2014 2:23:03 PM
The Regular Board Meeting scheduled for 6:30 PM on Wednesday, April 23rd, has been moved from the Board Room of the District Office to the Middle School Auditorium.   

Hastings Public Schools Foundation "Gratitude Gifts"
4/21/2014 9:55:55 AM
Trying to find that perfect gift for an outstanding current or retired Teacher, PSA, Principal, Coach or Staff Member?  Give them the recognition they deserve with a Gratitude Gift donation in their name to Hastings Public Schools Foundation!  Click above for more information on this new program.

School District Proposes $1.5 in Budget Reductions for 2014-15
4/22/2014 2:20:10 PM
Due to continued declining enrollment the Board of Education for Hastings Public Schools has directed school administrators to reduce their budget by $1.5 million dollars for the 2014-15 school year.  Click above for a list of the proposed reductions by site.