Register now for fall learning opportunities. As always, the safety of you, your family and our staff is our primary concern.
At Pinewood, we are committed to helping students become responsible, self-directed, independent, intellectually curious and compassionate lifelong learners.
District 196 students are eligible to receive free breakfast and lunch every school day, whether in school or distance learning at home. A la carte items available at school are not included in this program.
Quick Start Guides are being issued with the iPads and are also available online. The Quick Start Guide is available in English, Spanish and Somali. Parents can use this guide to identify their child's password and connect the iPad to WiFi.
What happens if the iPad issued by the school gets damaged? In previous years the district offered an Optional Protection Plan for $20/device. However the decision was made to automatically enroll ALL iPads in this coverage at no cost to families for the 2020-21 school year.
This year it is more important than ever for families go into the Parent Portal and update Infinite Campus. It is essential that email addresses and emergency contact information are updated annually. Go to the Parent Portal. Click on Infinite Campus. Then follow the set up instructions.
PayPAMS is the platform families will use to pay for meals. Meal account balances from the 2019-20 school year have automatically been transferred over.
Pinewood has new hours for students and staff. Student hours are 7:45-2:05. Teacher hours are 7:00-3:00.
Information about the start of the 2020-21 school year, including sample schedules, cohort assignments and an updated calendar, is now available.
MyPayments Plus replaces FeePay. Learn more about the platform, create accounts and register for activities and athletics.