Pine River-Backus School District

401 Murray Ave, P.O. Box 610, Pine River, MN 56474

218-587-8000 |

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Welcome to the PR-B website! You will find the parent, student and staff pages under Resource Pages at the top of the screen. Use these resource pages if you are looking for the Skyward or PRB Apps login links. For the Lunch Menu, look under School District. You will find the Announcements and Streaming Events links under the Welcome heading.

  • Aug. 7-24 - Summer Food Rocks - Meals are served! - see the information below.
  • Tuesday, September 5th - First Student Day of School - Supply lists are on the Parent Resources page.
  • Monday, September 18 - PRB Students talk to Astronauts

HS Entrance - Use Door 33 (District Office)

The HS Entrance / Office area is being remodeled this summer. Use Door 33 to get to the District Office. You can check out the Pride in Progress website for more information.

PRB Students to speak to Astronauts

Pine River-Backus was selected to take part in a live 20-minute question and answer session with two astronauts from the International Space Station. The live event is scheduled for September 18. The two astronauts that are scheduled to take questions from the students are Randy Bresnik and Mark Vande Hei. More information will be available as we get closer to the day of the event.

For more information about STEM education and the International Space Station, you can visit

Students - What would you ask an astronaut?

You can check out what it is like to live on the International Space Station in the following video and explore the Station in Google Maps.

Submit your Question

PRB students can submit their proposed question by clicking here. Students that have their questions selected will be notified by Sept. 8th.

PRB Welcomes Chris Halverson

Chris is the new High School Principal. He comes to Pine River-Backus from the Motley-Staples Middle School where he was the Middle School Principal. Before that, he taught Social Studies in the Brainerd School District for 15 years. He also has 6 years of coaching experience at various levels. Previous to teaching, he was a juvenile counselor and holds degrees in Criminal Justice and Sociology. Outside of school, he and his family enjoy the outdoors. He is also a sports fanatic and enjoys fishing when he has the time.

Welcome to PRB!

Friends, Fun, and Food!

Summer meals are available to all kids 18 and younger at no cost. To eat, just show up. Check out the Menus.

  • Where - Pine River Backus Schools
  • When - August 7th - 24th (Monday - Friday)
  • 8-9 AM Breakfast | 11:30 -12:30 Lunch
  • Adults are Welcome Breakfast $2.80 Lunch $ 3.85
  • Sponsor Name: Pine River Backus School
  • Telephone : 218-587-2865 or 218-587-4720

Food That’s In...When School’s Out!

The USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Pride in Progress

The Pride in Progress website has been updated. The site has information about the High School Office and Entry project scheduled for this summer.

The site also has some pictures from past projects. Click on the Projects link at the top right-hand corner.

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