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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
Paul Bakker, Principal, Pinecrest Elementary School

Back To School Letter 2015-16

Dates to Remember

AUGUST

26 & 27 – Literacy Assessment for grades 1 through 4

SEPTEMBER
2 – Open House 5:00 to 7:00 PM
7 – Labor day - NO SCHOOL
8 - First day of school for Grade 1 through 4 & Kindergarten Orientation
9 - First full day of school for Kindergarten

Pinecrest News
Summer Assessment Sign-up
8/10/2015 8:10 AM
To sign up for an assessment time, please click on the link. Then click on the link next to the name of your son/daughter's teacher. If you are accessing the link from a smart phone, you may need to click on the link two times. If you have any questions, please contact the Pinecrest office at 480-7280.

Managing your Child’s Health at School
8/27/2014 11:21 AM
Please watch this 2-minute video about managing your child's health at school.

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

Pinecrest Elementary has been awarded two part-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.

Kindergarten Registration--Now Open!
1/16/2014 7:20 AM
Click here for 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


Courtesy Bus Route Information for Secondary Students
8/26/2015 9:43:09 AM
In an effort to accommodate secondary students grades 5 - 12, who live within the walking zone to the Middle School and High School, Courtesy Bus Routes have been established.  Please click above to see more information about how the routes work and to see a map of the of locations.

2015-16 Back to School Workshop Schedule
8/14/2015 10:30:51 AM
Click above to see the Staff Back to School Work Shop Schedule for New Teachers and Returning Staff Members.

School Board Filings Open July 28th, 2015
8/13/2015 11:26:32 AM
The general election shall be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015.  At that election, four (4) members will be elected to the School Board for terms of four (4) years each.  A special election will be held in conjunction with the general election.  At that special election, one individual will be elected to fill a vacancy in term expiring January 1, 2018.