Monday, June 12, 2017

Pine Tree ISD Promotes Summer Learning Through Book Bag Distribution

In order to promote students reading at home during the summer, Pine Tree ISD gave students attending summer learning in Pre-K through 4th grade bookbags filled with grade level appropriate books.

This reading initiative ensures students are provided opportunities to read during the summer in order to eliminate summer reading loss.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Pine Tree ISD Offers Summer Meal Program

When the School year ends, Summer Meals begin!  Children between the ages of 1yr – 18 yrs can continue to eat healthy throughout the summer at no cost, just by showing up at a participating meal site.  Pine Tree ISD will provide no cost meals to ALL children during the summer months.    

Pine Tree Primary:  June 5, 2017 – June 29, 2017, Monday thru Thursday
Breakfast:  7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.   Lunch:  11:15 a.m. – 12:00 Noon

Birch Elementary:  June 5, 2017 – June 22, 1017, Monday thru Thursday
Breakfast:  7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.  Lunch:  11:30 a.m. – 12:00 Noon

Parkway Elementary:  June 5, 2017 – June 22, 1017, Monday thru Thursday
Breakfast:  7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.   Lunch:  11:30 a.m. – 12:00 Noon

Middle School:   June 5, 2017 – June 22, 1017, Monday thru Thursday
                                  July 10, 2017 – July 14, 2017, Monday thru Friday
Breakfast:  7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.    Lunch:  11:30 a.m. – 12:00 Noon

Junior High School:  June 5, 2017 – August 11, 2017, Monday thru Friday
                                           (Closed July 3, 2017 – July 7, 2017)
Breakfast:  8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.    Lunch 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

High School:  May 31, 2017 – June 29, 2017, Monday thru Thursday
                             July 10, 2017 – July 27, 2017, Monday thru Thursday
Breakfast:  7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.    Lunch:  11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Saint Matthews Catholic Church:  June 13, 2017 – June 17, 2017, Monday thru Friday
Breakfast:  8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.    Lunch:  11:30 a.m. – 12:00 Noon

Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Church: June 26, 2017 thru June 30, 2017, Mon - Fri
Breakfast:  8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.    Lunch:  11:30 a.m. – 12:00 Noon

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Paint the Parking Lot Project Sponsored by PTHS Precision Drill Team

The Pine Tree Precision Drill Team is sponsoring Paint the PTHS Parking Lot!  Pine Tree High School students can purchase a reserved parking spot to paint for the 2017-2018 school year.  The cost is $50 which includes one parking spot and one 2017-2018 parking permit.

Starting June 1, individuals can reserve a parking space and make payment in the PTHS Business Office Monday thru Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  One spot per student based on availability.

Individuals should bring cash or check (made payable to PT Precision Booster Club), driver's license, car description and license plate number.

Reserve your spot today!  For additional information call 903-237-5031.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Pine Tree High Photography Students Sweep Telco Plus Credit Union Photography Contest- Children's Division

Pine Tree High School Photography students swept 8 out of the 10 awards in the children's division from the Telco Plus Credit Union 2017 Photography Contest.

Telco Plus Credit Union will print and frame these photos for permanent installation in the Credit Union located at 423 Gilmer Rd in Longview, TX.

"These photos show the great talent and creative diversity the students at Pine Tree High have. I am very proud of their hard work," said
Elizabeth White, Commercial Photo teacher at Pine Tree High School.

Congratulations to our Pine Tree students!

Nature Photograph Category

Fouziya Mbeh – 1st
Lindsey Cole – 2nd

Industrial Photograph Category

Mateo Corrales – 1st
Terra Jones – 2nd
Daniel Sanchez – 3rd

Human Interest Category

Sydney Harris – 1st
Natalia Rodriguez – 2nd
Eduardo Garcia – 3rd

Telco Plus Credit Union's Facebook Page and website for all photos and results:

Pops in the Park Concert Tonight!

The East Texas Symphonic Band, conducted by Dr. James Snowden will hold its final concert of the year:

“Pops in the Park” Concert, May 22, 2017
Teague Park Amphitheatre, Longview

7:00PM Admission is FREE-

​This concert will feature Pine Tree's Director of Fine Arts, Mark Melton, conducting a very special trumpet concerto featuring Senior, Cristian Najera.​  His work on this piece is truly exceptional and entertaining.  

Friday, May 19, 2017

Pine Tree ISD Coordinator Earns State Certification

Tammy Torres, Pine Tree ISD Purchasing/Procurement Coordinator, has earned her certification from TASBO (Texas Association of School Business Officials) and is now a Certified Texas School Business Official.   Congratulations, Tammy!

The TASBO certification program is a voluntary program designed to educate those seeking excellence in their profession and also to recognize standards of professional competence.

A TASBO certification offers you the opportunity to expand your professional knowledge base, continue your education despite ever-changing rules and regulations based on state and federal laws and to establish an additional level of recognition and respect.

The certification program is designed to offer professional education to those who wish to further develop their skills and seek excellence in their profession.

Tammy Torres

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Pine Tree ISD Celebrates National Day of STEM

Pine Tree ISD participated in the National Day of STEM on May 16.

Campus activities included STEAM labs and stations at PT Primary, Little Bits Kits at Parkway Elementary, STEM rotation stations at Birch Elementary, Pine Tree High School graphic design students designed an app to match their business brand and P.A.C.E. students engaged in activities involving wind power.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) is a nation-wide day of online engagement around the power of STEM in schools and in the community.  #PowerofSTEMDay

Parkway Elementary Bowl Fundraiser Project Tonight!