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!


Welcome Back Mrs. Patmont!
Ms. Kuehner has returned to Jacks Valley Elementary for the remainder of the school year, so students will now have art with Mrs. Patmont each week instead of music. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer, please contact Mrs. Patmont.


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
WOW, we did it again!
Our school earned 6,599 points in just three weeks during December. Our January goal is 6,000 points plus 500 hours of IXL and Moby Max.

Also, students that earn double the required reading counts points each month enjoy a movie in the library! 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


Top Reading Counts Points for December 2014
The top 5 Reading Counts point earners in each grade level were...
6th Grade: Ali K, Will C, Sarah J, Canon R, and Ian S
5th Grade: Sydney H, Lucas H, Madeline W, Hardy L, and Matthew G
4th Grade: Gracie W, Amelia R, Aaron G, Wade K, and Morgan S
3rd Grade: Claire K, Peter S, Samuel G, Abby O, and Samantha G
2nd Grade: Lizzy P, Sophia A, Caden M, Sharla J, and Cameron D

Students selected by raffle to have lunch with Mr. Reid:
Reading Counts - Sarah J, Hardy L, Wade K, Abby O, and Cameron D
Raz Kids - Gavin S, Palin M, Keith H, Jeremy J, Madi R, Lucas G, and Riley M

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
Please click below to access the UPDATED 2014-15 bus schedules.

Morning Bus Schedule
Afternoon Bus Schedule

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New Website Design!
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Upcoming Events...


Mighty Mustang Monthly Newsletter

Kindergarten Family Night
January 29th at 6:15

Dress like a "Nerd" Day
Friday, January 30th

Geography Bee
February 2nd at 2:00

Book Club
February 3rd at 8:00 AM

Coffee Connection
February 9th at 9:15 AM

PTO Meeting
February 3rd at 6:30 PM

No School - President Day
Monday, February 16th

Q & U Wedding
February 23rd at 9:00

Science Fair
February 25, 2015

No School - Collaboration
February 27, 2015

Calendar of Upcoming Events at PHES


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