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WELCOME TO PINE RIVER Area MIDDLE SCHOOL


Pine River Area Middle School provides a comprehensive educational program for approximately 340 students in grades four through seven. In addition to a strong, aligned core curriculum, Pine River students enjoy a vast array of educational opportunities including world language, digits math (6-8) graphic design, the Arts (band, choir, Jazz band, woods, art, painting), physical education including strength and conditioning, fifteen Career Technological courses through WMISD, and a comprehensive special education program including a work study option. Pine River also offers on-line high school credited courses that allow students to pursue courses linked to their educational development plan. (For more programs please see our Course Description book posted on the Middle/High School page.)

Other educational opportunities for students include:

  • Baker College direct credit courses offered during the school day in English Composition, Spanish, Calculus and Speech
  • Apply for the “Enhanced High School” program with Baker College in which participating students attend direct credit courses at Pine River in the morning and Baker College in the afternoon.
  • Dual Enrollment with Ferris State
  • College and Career Ready Chromebook initiative

Beyond the Classroom:

  • NJHS and NHS programs with a record level of volunteerism
  • Middle and High school Student Councils
  • Strong athletic program (MS: Football (club based), Cross Country, basketball(boy’s and girl’s), Wrestling (club), Track (boy’s and girls); HS: Football, Soccer, Cross Country, Wrestling, Basketball (boy’s and girl’s), Competitive Cheer, Softball, Baseball, Track (boy’s and girls).
  • Credit Recovery
  • Help Desk
  • The “HERD” (student spirit group)
  • Principal’s Council

VISION STATEMENT

Student-Centered, Success-Driven


MISSION STATEMENT

Working together, the Pine River Middle School community will provide a rigorous learning environment in which all students will be cared for and challenged to achieve their full potential.


OFFICE STAFF

Principal – Emily Adema, emily.adema@pineriver.org

Dean of Students – Cody Wagatha, cody.wagatha@pineriver.org

Secretary – Tammy Moore tammy.moore@pineriver.org

Athletic Director – Shawn Ruppert, shawn.ruppert@pineriver.org

MS School Success Worker – Bryan McConnell, bryan.mcconnell@pineriver.org