Pine Bend Announcements
Published on Mar 20, 2017 14:43

Grades 2-5 Music Program on Wednesday!
The music rooms are getting hyped up for the music program for 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. March 22nd at Simley High School Performing Arts Center at 10 a.m.

Students have been requesting a way to practice at home. The following is a YouTube link to concert material:  

Pennies for Patients

Students collected $3737.42 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society during the Pennies for Patients drive in February. Thanks to all who participated!

March is Minnesota Food Share Month!
The Minnesota FoodShare is the largest food and fund drive in the state, providing food and aid for 300 food shelves.

Mrs. McCabe's 2nd Grade EL group has been learning about everyday heroes and is collecting items for Neighbors, Inc. Their mini-drive is happening this week, March 20-24. 

Save The Date!

It's almost time for the Pine Bend Carnival! Mark your calendar for Friday, April 21st from 5-8 pm. The carnival runs on volunteers, so watch for more information regarding volunteer opportunities.

Yearbooks For Sale!
Go to and enter the code: 1228817
The final day to order a yearbook is April 3rd. 

Upcoming Dates
Wednesday, March 22nd - Grades 2-5 Music Program at the Simley PAC
March 27th - March 31st - NO SCHOOL - Spring Break
Monday, April 3rd - Last day to order a yearbook
Friday, April 10th - Spirit Day with popcorn
Tuesday, April 11th - PTSA Meeting
Friday, April 14th - NO SCHOOL
Friday, April 21st - School Carnival 5-8 pm


Grade 1 Music Program Info
First grade will have an "informance" on April 27th. More information yet to come! Lastly, Kindergarten will have a performance in June to show off all the wonderful knowledge gained throughout the year.

Title 1 News
We now have a Title 1 page on our district website. Please visit it for general information, forms and parent involvement plans. There are links for ways to help your child succeed in reading. Go to to see our new page! As always, feel free to contact us with any questions or comments. Our contact info is on that webpage. Thank you!

Mrs. Jenny Kelly & Mrs. Sally McHenry