Welcome to Pinewood Community Elementary School

A District 196 School. One District. Infinite Possibilities.

At Pinewood our goal for each student is to have a rewarding and successful learning experience each day. We are committed to helping students become responsible, self-directed, independent, intellectually curious, and compassionate life-long learners. We provide an environment that fosters a love for learning while valuing the uniqueness of each child.

Pinewood November and December Highlights Video

Green Team Highlights Video.mov

APEX 2017 Fun Run Video

THE FUN RUN 2017.mp4

Music Program Date Changes

The dates for the first grade and second grade music programs have been changed. The new dates are:

1st Grade - Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 6:00pm

2nd Grade - Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 7:00pm

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Mondelli at krissy.mondelli@district196.org

Instrument Materials Needed!

The third grade music students will be building their own instruments next month, and are looking for donations of recycled and other materials to use. Please drop off the following items in Mrs. Mondelli's room by February 1:

  • cardboard rolls (toilet paper and paper towel)
  • cardboard boxes (small)
  • tissue boxes
  • large popsicle sticks
  • plastic bottles
  • dried beans, rice, or other small items
  • toothpicks
  • rubber bands
  • washi tape
  • stickers
  • straws
  • metal cans (no sharp edges, please)

If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Mondelli. krissy.mondelli@district196.org Thank you for your help!

Ski Club

The dates of ski club this year are Jan. 29, Feb. 12, & Feb. 26. These are all Monday nights. Registration will be held in Room 106 (Mrs. R.S. – Gr. 5) from 8:00-9:00 a.m. and 4:00-5:00 p.m. on the dates below.

Monday, Jan. 8 Wednesday, Jan. 10 Friday, Jan. 12

If you need to rent skis or a snowboard, it will cost less than $60 per night. If you own your own skis or snowboard, the cost will be less than $40 per night.

Ski Club: Frequently Asked Questions


Pinewood Online Newsletter

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Did you know that there are three Facebook pages connected to Pinewood? You can stay connected and see what we are doing at Pinewood Community School, Pinewood Community School PTO, and Pinewood Elementary Español.

The magnet school application period for enrollment in the 2018-19 school year is November 8-January 8 for the five elementary schools and November 8-February 14 for Valley Middle School of STEM. For more information go to http://www.district196.org/academics/magnet-schools/.

Pinewood Elementary School, 4300 Dodd Rd Eagan, MN 55123, Phone: 651-683-6980

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