Wednesday, September 28, 2016

CASH FOR MY HIGH SCHOOL CONTINUES - SUPPORT YOUR PT PIRATES!

After four weeks of competition, your PT Pirates are in first place!  Keep up the great effort! 

 

Support your Pine Tree Pirates!  Text 1Pirates to 43101 each day.  One text per day!


There will be 2 Grand Prize Schools each winning $10,000 and 2 Runner-up Schools each winning $5,000.   

Let's go Pirates and bring home the Grand Prize!

Monday, September 26, 2016

Pine Tree ISD Kicks off Coffee with the Superintendent October 6

Pine Tree ISD will host Coffee with the Superintendent - Thursday, October 6 at 7:45 a.m. at Pine Tree Middle School in the library.

Parents are invited to enjoy a cup of coffee with Superintendent TJ Farler.

You are invited to discuss district initiatives and accomplishments, ask questions and share your vision for Pine Tree Schools.

For additional information contact the PTISD Communications Department at 903-295-5136.

Pine Tree ISD Sets Fall Curriculum Nights

Pine Tree ISD will host Fall Curriculum Nights at the following campuses:

PreK-K - October 6, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Birch Elementary - September 27, 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Parkway Elementary - September 29, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Middle School - October 11, 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Junior High - October 12, 5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.
High School - October 3, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
ExCEL - October 12, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Thursday, September 22, 2016

PIRATES TAKE ON THE WILDCATS IN BLUE OUT GAME

The Pirates will take on the Sulphur Springs Wildcats this Friday at the BLUE OUT game.

Support your Pirates at the BLUE OUT game by wearing your student designed BLUE OUT shirt.  All proceeds go to the Education Foundation to support district wide grants. 

BLUE OUT shirts can be purchased at the Spirit Store during home football games or in person at the Education Foundation Office located at Central Administration, 1701 Pine Tree Road.

Show your Pirate Pride! GO PIRATES!
 



PINE TREE FISHING CLUB SHOWS WELL AT FIRST COMPETITION

Pine Tree's Fishing Club officially kicked off the fishing season by having three teams weigh in at the inaugural competition of the season.  Pine Tree brought seven teams to the competition.

In fishing club competitions, points are accumulated throughout the season.

The places below are the current places where the teams sit based on 114 teams.

Arturo Perez, Christian Arevalo - 38th
Bret James and Bryce Payne - 43rd
Connor Mayeux, Merrick Taylor - 52nd
Alex Aguilar - 52nd
Hudson Finley, Jack Gense - 52nd
Treston Braley, Noah Quintanilla, 52nd
Lance Williams, Jacob Carter - 52nd

Congratulations, PT anglers!







Wednesday, September 21, 2016

PINE TREE HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR JOEL RAMIREZ SELECTED FOR NATIONAL HISPANIC RECOGNITION PROGRAM

Pine Tree High School senior Joel Ramirez has been selected for the National Hispanic Recognition Program.  Qualification for recognition is based on the student's combined verbal, math, and writing skill scores on the PSAT/NMSQT taken in the student's junior year of high school.

Joel scored in the top 2% in this region among Hispanic/Latino PSAT/NMSQT test takers.

Congratulations, Joel, on this outstanding accomplishment!


Joel Ramirez







PINE TREE ANNOUNCES 2016 DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI - PT HOMECOMING OCTOBER 7

Pine Tree ISD will recognize three graduates as this year's 2016 recipients of the highest honor awarded to a former student of Pine Tree ISD, the Distinguished Alumni Award.  The 2016 recipients will be honored during Pine Tree's homecoming on Friday, October 7.

This year's honorees are:


Anthony Rider, Class of 1962
Anthony Rider is a former FBI Supervisory Special Agent and Chief of the Behavioral Science Unit, FBI Academy with Top Secret Security Clearance with over 27 years’ experience. He contracted as a Special Investigator for the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, the U. S Department of State and served as a consultant for the Office of Investigations, and for the Office of the Inspector General for the Los Angeles Unified School District. Anthony served as a Sergeant in the United States Air Force specializing in Intelligence Operations. Anthony earned a Bachelor of Science in Sociology/Police Science and a Master of Law Enforcement from Sam Houston State University. Anthony currently resided in retirement in California with his wife Ruth. They have three adult daughters and spend time with the family, including their grandchildren.


Robin Hardwicke, Class of 1986
Robin L. Hardwicke, PhD. RN, FNP-C, AACRN is a Professor of General Internal Medicine and Obstetrics/Gynecology-Maternal Fetal Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Robin earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Texas at Tyler and a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX.  Robin received her Doctorate in Philosophy of Science from Texas Woman’s University with her Dissertation “HIV Testing within Emergency Departments: A Descriptive Study Assessing Barriers and Potential Solutions” Robin manages the HIV-infected pregnant women represented in UT outpatient and inpatient settings. Her research effort at UT focus on the area of HIV/AIDS. Robin serves on many professional boards, focusing on education, at the local and national levels and serves as a mentor for residents and their research.  Robin has numerous local, national and international publications and abstracts along with multiple awards.


Jeff Glover, Class of 1987

Jeff Glover has established a successful Chick-Fil-A franchise in Northwest Austin. Jeff developed a service model for both the indoor and outdoor customer experience that has been adopted by the Chick-Fil-A chain and laid the ground work for the Chick-Fil-A One App. Jeff begin his career under Longview’s Chick-Fil-A franchise owner, Chuck King.  When it became apparent the Chick-Fil-A restaurant needed to expand, resulting in being closed for five months, Jeff made the decision to continue to pay his entire staff and give them a $1 per hour raise for staying with him.  Jeff has lead two Work to Life trips to Uganda, established a medical clinic and built homes for HIV/AIDS children at the Cherish Uganda site.  He co-led a construction facilitated planning trip to a Mexican orphanage and is a Children Ministry Worship Leader at Lake Hills Church in Austin, TX. Jeff earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Stephen F. Austin State University. Jeff has been married to his wife Steffany for 22 years and they have two daughters. 

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

PTISD Announces Online Auction

Pine Tree ISD is hosting a online auction starting Monday, September 19 and closing Wednesday, September 28.  Items include in the auction include (19) Bluebird and Genesis School Buses.

Click here for the Online Auction: PTISD Online Auction

Friday, September 9, 2016

CASH FOR MY HIGH SCHOOL! VOTE FOR YOUR PINE TREE PIRATES!

Super1 Cash for My High School! - Support your Pine Tree Pirates!  Text 1Pirates to 43101 each day.  One text per day!


There will be 2 Grand Prize Schools each winning $10,000 and 2 Runner-up Schools each winning $5,000.  Let's go Pirates and bring home the Grand Prize!

GO PIRATES!

Thursday, September 8, 2016

SUPER1 FOODS CASH FOR MY HIGH SCHOOL - SUPPORT YOUR PINE TREE PIRATES!

After four weeks of competition, your PT Pirates are in first place!  Keep up the great effort! 

Support your Pine Tree Pirates!  Text 1Pirates to 43101 each day.  One text per day!


There will be 2 Grand Prize Schools each winning $10,000 and 2 Runner-up Schools each winning $5,000.  Let's go Pirates and bring home the Grand Prize!