We provide Christ-centered education in excellence for grades K-8 in a multi-grade, family-oriented setting.
Operating as usual
We are pleased to share that we are now a two-teacher school! Mrs. Rosalie Rasmussen brings over 40 years of teaching experience to our school. She has a heart for sharing Jesus’ love with young people and a desire to see them succeed in all God has called them to do. Please come to our back-to-school picnic on August 10 at 6 p.m. to welcome her!
Having two teachers gives us additional open seats for this coming year. There are only three weeks until school starts! Share with your friends, your family, your neighbors and your coworkers.
Did you hear? PMCS has more than doubled enrollment over the summer! We are purchasing more supplies, more curriculum and more teacher items to accommodate our growing student body and growing staff. Here is our Amazon wishlist for your consideration if you feel able. Thank you for your prayers and support as we endeavor to serve the needs of the church and community!
PMCS is pleased to announce our intent to open another classroom to meet the needs of our growing school family! We are blessed with a beautiful facility that can accommodate two classrooms and feel privileged to work with a growing enrollment of young people. Please pray our school board as interviews for another staff member are conducted.
Please tell your friends and family that we are still enrolling! Thank you for your support!
Fun fact about Pine Mountain Christian School #2:
Students are taught in small groups using hands-on materials, and work is checked by the teacher in real time. We call this "failproof" learning! No one falls through the cracks. Learning is assessed constantly so adjustments can be made to the lessons to meet students' needs right then and there.
We are still enrolling for grades K-8! Check out pinemountainchristianschool.com for more information, or send me a message!
PMCS: Where Jesus is never absent!
Fun fact about Pine Mountain Christian School:
Students are placed into curriculum by ability and academic need, not grade level or age. This allows us to tailor an academic program for every single child. For example, a ten-year-old enrolled in fifth grade might be placed into level 4 math (with supports to get them up to fifth grade level!), level 5 grammar, level 7 spelling, and level 6 reading comprehension. No problem! Every child gets a program tailored to their own specific needs. Wish your child could have an academic program planned just for them? Contact us for more info or check out pinemountainchristianschool.com.
PMCS: Where Jesus is Never Absent!
We are blessed to have a mix of "brand new" and "tried and true". The variety makes learning more fun, allows us to utilize resources we still have rather than spending on new stuff just for the sake of new, and helps us customize our teaching methods to meet the needs and interests of our students. New isn't always better! By utilizing older resources that don't need updating, we can spend on new technology that really does improve learning in areas that really count. As a side note, today is pajama day! What fun!
(and anyone else who is interested!)
Pine Mountain Christian School will offer MAP testing to interested families with students in grades K-10. NWEA MAP assessments measure your child's academic achievement compared to national norms and give you valuable information about your child's progress, areas of strengths and areas of weaknesses. They can help you decide whether your child is ready for advanced work or needs remediation. If you plan to later enroll your child in a co-op, private or public school, or online program, MAP tests help you understand whether your child is on track. Finally, MAP testing can help reassure you that your selected curriculum or program is effective.
Testing will occur on May 11 and 12 (one week from today!), so registering right away is important. Registration for MAP testing will close on Monday, May 9 (in just a few days).
The following tests are offered:
Grades K & 1: Reading, Math
Grade 2: Reading, Math, Language Usage
Grades 3-12: Reading, Math, Language Usage, Science
The cost per assessment is $10. Testing will occur at PMCS on Pine Mountain Road. Parents may drop off their students or wait in the hall until testing is completed. The fee includes the testing session as well as help with understanding the results and planning for your child's academic needs, if desired.
Please PM ASAP with questions or to register. You may also text me at 715.544.7502.
Did you know? PMCS is on the radio! Our radio ad campaign culminates with the sale of 2 partial-tuition waivers for next school year. New families are eligible to purchase the waivers, which are good for $1200 off next year's tuition (50% savings!). You can find them at 906bigdeals.com. Select "Services" and scroll down to Pine Mountain Christian School. Then click "add to cart"! Please text or call me prior to bidding to ensure your child is eligible to enroll and there is space in your desired grade level: 715.544.7502.
Visit our updated website at pinemountainchristianschool.com. The "supporters" page includes lots of ways that your family can help support our school. Many of the options are free to you but mean money for the school! Please have a look.
Waitlist registration for next school year (22-23) starts TODAY! We are accepting inquiries and early registration for grades K-8. Developing this early list helps us plan ahead for staffing needs so we can be sure every child that wants to be here, can be! Please call or text 906.241.2277 with questions.
It's week 3 and we are well underway!
(Photo credits: Ms. Shelley!)
Ukuleles for those who are renting instruments have arrived! Yay!
Work bee TOMORROW, August 1, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.,
open house/registration 4-6 p.m.
See you there!
PMCS Yard Sale
Wed 7/21 &
Ready for a new school year? We are!
Dear PMCS Families,
We would like to introduce you to our new teacher, Brittany Rasmussen and her husband Tim along with their 3 children Brian, Aalis and Benjamin! She is coming to us from Grand Rapids, Michigan. Being a one room teacher is a dream come true for her! She received her B.S. in 2013 and her Masters in 2016 in Special Education, specializing in learning disabilities, and emotional/behavioral disorders. She is in the process of earning her certification for Orton-Gillingham Dyslexia Therapy.
Also, we are excited to announce that we will be offering kindergarten this coming school year. We're looking forward to a fantastic school year!
Pine Mountain Christian School’s annual Christmas Program. Thank you for supporting our school by attending, bringing food, helping before the program and after the program or any other way. This wouldn’t have been possible without the support of each of you! May Jesus bless each and every one of you!
If you'd like to go skiing next week, we will be at Pine Mountain Thursday, March 9th from 9:30-4. Please let me know if you'd like to attend asap. The cost is $5 for lift, $6 for rental and $8 for lessons. Hope to see you on the hill!
If you would like to ski at Ski Brule, Thursday, February 9th for $20 please let me know ASAP. $20 includes lift, rental, lesson (show the instructor that you can turn and stop to receive your lift ticket if you know how to ski) and lunch (hot dog, chips, soda). Feel free to invite your friends and family.
The rental form along with Snow How lesson form need to be filled out by a parent. You can pick the forms up at PMCS or print them out by going to the links below.
Rental Form http://skibrule.com/wp-lib/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Rental-Form-13.14.pdf
Snow How Side 1http://skibrule.com/wp-lib/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/SHprogress1.pdf
Snow How Side 2http://skibrule.com/wp-lib/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/SHprogress2.pdf
PMCS is skiing next Thursday, January 26 at Pine Mountain. If you want to join us let me know ASAP, especially if you need lessons. Lift tickets are $5, rental is $6 and lessons are $8.
2017 Ski Dates @ PMCS
Save the following dates if you're interested in skiing with PMCS this coming year: January 12 @ Pine Mtn., January 26 @ Pine Mtn., February 9 @ Ski Brule, and March 9 @ Pine Mountain.
I will need registration forms and money 2 weeks before the ski date. You can drop everything off at PMCS, N3770 Pine Mountain Rd, Iron Mountain, MI 49801.
Pine Mountain costs $5 for lift, $6 for rental, and $8 for lesson (must be 6 or older for group lesson).
Ski Brule will cost $20 for lift/rental/lesson/lunch whether you need 1 item or all 4. You can ski or snowboard for the same price.
Hope to see you on the hill!
Save the Date, January 14, 2017 6-8pm!
Dear Family, Friends, and Community Neighbors of PMCS:
We have a few fundraisers for this Holiday Season that you might be interested in.
1. 2017 God's Creation Calendar $7,
12 Blank Greeting Cards $7
and a variety of magnetic notepads $2.
2. Golden Harvest Fruit - picked fresh from Texas and to us within 10 days. Order by Dec. 1st and pick up at PMCS between Dec. 15th-18th.
Navel Oranges $23 20lb box, $42 40lb box
Red Grapefruit $22 20lb box, $39 40lb box
Mandarins $9 5lb bag
Holiday Combo - navels & grapefruit $29 20lb box
If you are not able to purchase any extra items at this time, there are others ways you can help PMCS.
The students are collecting Box Tops for Education , SuperOne receipts, and Econo Foods receipts. These may be things you already purchase and PMCS would benefit if you would consider saving them for us.
Another way to help, if you shop at Amazon.com, is to put a smile before amazon.com (smile.amazon.com) and then select Pine Mountain Christian School as your charity or you can go directly to this link and login and shop as usual
Thank you for your help, it is greatly appreciated!
May God Bless You and Your family,
PMCS Staff & Students
N3770 Pine Mountain Rd
Iron Mountain, MI 49801
As this Holiday Season comes around and for everyday purchases throughout the year, if you are currently not supporting another charity, would you consider supporting ours? All you have to do is put a smile before you type amazon.com (smile.amazon.com) and select our school, Pine Mountain Christian School or copy this link
We are excited for the 2016-17 school year! We are so pleased to have Mrs. Liz Channel as our new teacher and principal!
She and her family will be here on Sunday, August 7th from 4-6pm for a Meet and Greet session with the community. Please tell your friends and come meet them!
Please continue to keep us in your prayers!
Happy Mother's Day to all our Pine Mountain mothers. All that we do wouldn't be possible without all that you do. Thank you, to you and to mothers everywhere.
A look at a just a couple of the digital resources used at PMCS to enhance students' learning experience:
Moby Max: https://player.vimeo.com/video/113720767
Epic! Books for Kids: https://youtu.be/7wYMKgPAa68
A couple of our boys enjoying the beautiful weather from a better vantage point:
Upper grade memory verse this week:
“Feed the hungry and help those in trouble. Then your light will shine out from the darkness, and the darkness around you will be as bright as day. The Lord will guide you continually, watering your life when you are dry and keeping you healthy, too. You will be like a well-watered garden, like an ever-flowing spring.” - Isaiah 58:10, 11
What a beautiful day for recess! Happy Spring everyone!
Meet & Greet today at 6:00 p.m. Come meet our new teacher, Mr. Morrison, take a look around the school, and enjoy some watermelon. See you tonight!
We are excited to be gearing up for the 2014 - 2015 school year! We are so pleased to have Mr. Daniel Morrison as our new teacher and principal!
He is coming to us with his lovely bride, Joelle, and will be here on July 16 at 6:00pm for a Meet and Greet session with the community. Please tell your friends and come to meet them!
Please keep us in your prayers!
Pine Mountain Christian School's cover photo
YEARBOOKS have arrived! Families, please let us know if you would like one for $12. You may pick them up this week from 10am-2pm at the school office, or other arrangements may be made via phone or email. Thanks!
Before these get thrown out in the annual classroom cleaning:
Remember counting all these lentils, students? While we read Hana's Suitcase, we counted and bagged groups of 100 lentils. In the first picture there are 5,700 lentils (if we counted accurately). :)
Now, if you counted the same number almost TWICE MORE, you'd have 15,000 lentils (see pic stitch). If every lentil was a person, you'd have the number of children that went with Hana to Thereseinstadt during WWII. By the time she and the other children passed to camps like Auschwitz, less than 300 survived. (Like Hana's brother.) That's less than the last picture.
Sobering to remember. May it never happen again.
How can we stand up against intolerance today? Let God use you to be the difference.
It's Thursday! Grades should be arriving soon, and 2013-2014 yearbooks will be here in a couple of weeks! They will be $12 each. If you attended PMCS this last year and would like one, let us know! Keep your eyes open for other updates this summer. Have a great weekend!
Have a wonderful summer!
This is a showcase of student artwork at North Elementary School of the Arts covering Early Kindergarten through 4th grade.