On Friday, November 9th Pines ES celebrated Veterans Day. 32 guest veterans were in attendance. These guests were family members of Pines staff and students. Flags were purchased and "planted" along the walkway in front of the Pines. The money collected from flag purchases was presented in a check to Beacon House. Beacon House provides temporary and permanent residence to U.S. military veterans. The total collected was $644. Click on the title to view more photos from this event.
In preparation for our annual Veterans Day celebration, Pines students "planted" flags on the grounds of Pines ES. Students were asked to "purchase" a flag for a minimum of $1 donation. Donations were collected to support United Beacon House which will be presented to them at our Veterans Day assembly.
Many spooky, funny, glamorous, and intricately detailed costumes were seen at this years Pines Halloween Parade. We had beautiful weather for parents and staff to watch all of the students march in the parade in the front of the Pines. Click on the title to view more pictures from this event.
Pines 4th grade students spent the day learning about American Indian culture. They attended museum presentations which displayed items such as tools, weapons, clothing and a longhouse. The 4th graders also participated in traditional games and stories, music and dancing, and made a clay pot during a workshop.