Piñon Hills Elementary School

1479 Stephanie Way, Minden, NV 89423 • Phone 775-267-3622 • Fax 775-267-3846

Welcome to Piñon Hills Elementary School's website!


Winter Concerts
Ms. Kuehner and our students have been busy preparing for their Winter Concerts. For the performance schedule and more information, please visit the music webpage. If you are interested in helping out, please contact Ms. Kuehner.


School Start Time Survey
For updated information on the School Start Time Survey, please visit the Douglas County School District website. Thank you to all who participated.


Reading Counts Challenge!
Mr. Reid challenged our school to earn 5,000 Reading Counts points for the month of November and WE DID IT! Watch out Mr. Reid, here come the pies!!

Students that earned double the required reading counts points for the month earned a movie with Mr. Reid! To double your points you must earn...
24 points for 6th grade
20 points for 5th grade
16 points for 4th and 3rd grade
12 points for 2nd grade

Let's do it again! Our school-wide Reading Counts Challenge for December is to earn 5,100 points in just three weeks. Also the double points challenge is on AGAIN. Don't wait, start reading today! We can do it!!

Top Reading Counts Points for November
The top 5 Reading Counts point earners in each grade level were...
6th Grade: Ali K, Sarah J, Bodie S, Mikaela C, and Will C
5th Grade: Sydney H, Madeline W, Lucas H, Matthew G, andCooper Y
4th Grade: Aaron G, Gracie W, Kai S, Noeva T, and Morgan S
3rd Grade: Claire K, Peter S, Samantha G, PJ C, and Samantha N
2nd Grade: Stella W, Sharla J, Sophia A, Caden M, and Kayla C

Students selected by raffle to have lunch with Mr. Reid on December 12th:
Ali K, Madeline W, Aaron G, Samantha G, Caden M,
Tristan L, Morgan G, Nathan K, Rachel G, Lily D, Bear B, and Nicole B!

Congratulations and keep up all the great READING!!


PTO Meeting
Our next PTO Meeting will be Tuesday, January 6, 2014 at 6:30 PM in the Library. For more information about our amazing PTO, check out their webpage!


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Bus Schedules
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Morning Bus Schedule
Afternoon Bus Schedule

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New Website Design!
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Upcoming Events...


Mighty Mustang Monthly Newsletter

Winter Music Concerts
Dec. 8, K and 4th at 2:00
Dec. 15, 5th at 2:00
Dec. 16, Band at 5:30
(Please note: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 6th will have their concerts on Jan. 12th)

Dare Graduation
December 10th at 6:30

Coffee Connection
December 11th at 9:15

Winter Break
December 22 - January 5

No School - Collab Day
January 5th

PTO Meeting
January 6th at 6:30 PM

Coffee Connection
January 9th at 9:15 AM

Book Club Meeting
January 13th at 8:00 AM

Calendar of Upcoming Events at PHES


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