Ahoy mates! The Pine Tree Pirates will “Get on board” soon for the 2014-2015 school year. Monday, August 25 is the first day of school for students.
ALL STUDENT Registration: August 5 & 6 - 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Pine Tree High School Cafeteria, 900 Northwest DriveFamilies who were unable to attend those dates, must register on campus prior to the first day of school.
RETURNING STUDENTSPine Tree students who finished the 2013-2014 school year at a Pine Tree campus:
A parent or legal guardian must register the student.
A picture identification of the parent/legal guardian must be shown.
One Proof of Residency must be presented at the time of registration. Students will not be allowed to register without this documentation.
NOTE: Any of the following Proof of Residency Documents are accepted:
* A current lease agreement with all residents of the address listed.
* A current utility bill (electric, gas, water only) …. No cell phone or telephone bills
will be accepted. The bill cannot be dated more than (30)days prior to the registration
* A current year PTISD Property Tax Statement.
NEW STUDENTSAll students who did NOT finish the 2013-2014 school year at a Pine Tree campus must bring the following:
* Parent/Guardian, Picture Identification and Residency (Same as above)
* Birth certificate
* Immunization records
* Most recent report card or transcripts
Pre-Kindergarten students have additional requirements. Pre-K families must also complete the Application for Free/Reduced Price Meals. Call 903-295-5000 for more information.
EMPLOYEESNew Employees to the District attended Orientation on July 21 and July 28.
The campus principals for 2014-2015 are:
Brandy Holland Primary PK-K:
Melanie Bridges Elementary 1st-2nd
Dr Carla McAvoy Intermediate 3rd-4th
Lara Cavin Middle School 5th-6th
Vanessa Robinson Junior High 7th-8th
Cindy Gabehart PT High School 9th-12th
Kim Chatman ExCEL High School of Choice
Shalonda Adams P.A.C.E.
Registration and Meet Your Teacher
PINE TREE High School (Grades 9-12)
Meet the Teacher is set for August 21, 10-12 and 1-3.
Freshman Orientation for 9th graders is August 21 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at Pirate Center on Fairmont Street. Schedule pickup for 9th-12th grade students is August 21 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
New high school students registering in grades 9-12 are strongly encouraged to bring an unofficial transcript when they register.
ExCEL High School of Choice (Grades 9-12)
Meet Your Teacher/Parent/Student Orientation event is set for August 18 & 19 from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Junior High (Grades 7-8)
Meet Your Teacher/Pick Up Schedules is set for August 22. 7th grade - 8:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
8th grade - 10:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Middle School (Grades 5-6)
Meet Your Teacher is set for August 21 from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Sixth grade schedule pick up & Meet Your Teacher is from 6:00-7:00 p.m
Fifth grade schedule pick up & Meet Your Teacher is from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Intermediate School (Grades 3-4)
Meet Your Teacher event is set for August 21 from 4:30-7:00 p.m.
Elementary School (Grades 1-2)
Meet Your Teacher event is set for August 21 from 9:00-11:00 a.m.
Primary School (Grades K & PK)
Meet Your Teacher event is set for August 21 from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Age RequirementsTo attend Kindergarten, a child must be 5 years old on or before September 1. Pre-kindergarten children must be 4 years old on or before September 1 and must qualify for free or reduced lunch or be from a non-English speaking home. Pre-K applicants must present proof or income for all working members of the household. More information and forms are available online at www.ptisd.org.
Transfer StudentsAs a public school system, PTISD welcomes all students who live in the area and who meet the state age and health requirements. Pine Tree ISD began accepting transfer applications for the 2014-2015 school year on April 22 and closed the process on July 24.
Transfer requests may be submitted and approved each year and will be subject to space available. For more information about transfers, contact James Skeeler at PTISD.
Starting and Ending Times for PT campuses:
PINE TREE Primary (K): 8:25 am - 3:40 pm
PINE TREE Elementary (1-2): 8:25 am -3:40 pm
PINE TREE Intermediate (3-4): 8:25 am - 3:40 pm
PINE TREE Middle (5-6): 7:45 am - 3:05 pm
PINE TREE Junior High (7-8): 7:45 am - 3:00 pm
PINE TREE High School (9-12): 7:45 am - 3:00 pm
PINE TREE ExCEL High School (9-12): 8:00 am-12:00 pm and 12:00-4:00 pm
School Supply Lists:School supply lists are available for Pre-K through 6th grade online at www.ptisd.org.
Parents should preview the supply lists by grade level in order to be prepared for the first day of school. Lists, which are available on the district website, also have been distributed to area businesses. High School and Junior High students will receive their information after the start of school.
Academic Calendar:The Pine Tree ISD 2014-2015 school year calendar is available to print through www.ptisd.org.
MORE INFORMATION:Important information regarding the start of school is posted in a Back to School Guide on the District’s Internet home page - www.ptisd.org. Included in the guide are supply lists, an academic calendar, a district map, registration information and more.
For access to a computer, Pine Tree High School library hours are: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m, Tuesday and Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. After August 25 students are welcome to visit the high school library before, during and after school to read, study or research. Parents are also welcome to access computers before and after school hours.
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