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   Piñon Hills Elementary School

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Piñon Hills Elementary School is located in Minden, Nevada, a small town at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, directly South of the Nevada State Capital, Carson City.  Students in Kindergarten through 6th grade attend Piñon Hills, one of 13 schools in the Douglas County School District.

In 2012, PHES was designated the kindest school in the USA by

Meet the Principal, Mr. Reid

2012-2013 School Accountability Report



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Upcoming Events...


  • Kindergarten Registration begins March 24th
  • Coffee Connection April 9th, 9:15-9:45 AM
  • PTO Meeting April 15th at 6:30 PM
  • CRT Testing (Grades 3-6) April 7-18th
  • SPRING BREAK April 21-25th
  • Josh Stephens Assembly April 28th 1:00 PM

Little Things Add Up to BIG $$$


Simple ways to earn money for PHES...


Collect BoxTops

Clip Campbells Labels

Recycle Ink Cartridges

Enroll your Target REDcard

Enroll your Raley's Something Extra Card

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PTO Meeting

April 15th, 6:30 PM

in the Library.


Everyone is welcome!

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2013 - 2014 School Calendar

Bus Schedules

Morning Bus Schedule

Afternoon Bus Schedule


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Mission Statement

"The Piñon Hills Elementary School students, parents, staff, and community encourage the use of active minds and bodies in striving for excellence in academics and citizenship"


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Piñon Hills Elementary School
1479 Stephanie Way
P.O. Box 1888
Minden, Nevada 89423
    Phone Number:
    FAX Number:
    Web Site Address:
Jason Reid, Principal

    Office Hours:

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    School Day:
9:00 AM - 3:20 PM
    Morning   9:00 - 11:40
    Afternoon 12:40 - 3:20
Kids Club
               Morning  7:00 - 8:35
    Afternoon   3:20 - 6:00
Daily Schedule

   Attendance Line:
(Call this number by 9:00 AM.
when your child is going to be absent)

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