District 196 is accepting applications from families interested in having their students attend a magnet school in the 2024-25 school year. The deadlines to submit applications are Jan. 5 for the five elementary magnet schools, Dec. 15 for Valley Middle School of STEM and Dec. 22 for the School of Environmental Studies optional high school for juniors and seniors.
At Pinewood, we are committed to helping students become responsible, self-directed, independent, intellectually curious and compassionate lifelong learners.
Voters in Independent School District 196 elected incumbents Jackie Magnuson, Cory Johnson and Sachin Isaacs, and candidate Anna Williams to fill four open seats in the Nov. 7 School Board election.
For the fifth year in a row, Independent School District 196 is included on Forbes’ annual list of Best-in-State Employers.
Twelve residents of Independent School District 196 filed candidacy for the School Board during the two-week filing period that ended Aug. 15 and will vie for four open seats in the Nov. 7, 2023 School Board election.
Please complete the annual update of your child’s emergency contacts and parent preferred email addresses on the Infinite Campus Parent Portal.
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.