Announcements for December 1:

*The blood drive here at the high school has been rescheduled to December 30.  We will be part of the community blood drive as there are not enough American Red Cross staff to host the drive here at school.  Your donation at the Blood Drive will help us reach our goal of 120 pints this school year.  Please consider donating.  It will be held at Cornerstone Baptist Church from 10 to 4 on Dec. 30.  Thank you!  I will send the link to register when I get access to it or you can sign up with me, Kiley House or Mia Schmoll.  

Announcements for November 30:

*REMINDER - Students that are leaving during the day need to stop in the office before school or between classes to pick up a blue pass to show their teacher. Picking up the pass and showing the teacher when it is time to leave is the student's responsibility.

Announcements for November 29:

** Attention Juniors: If you would like to be on the Prom Committee, please come to Mrs. Wachter's Study Hall Room on Wednesday December 1st during lunch. If you would like to be part of the committee and not able to attend, please email Mrs. Wachter to let her know. (


PRIOR Announcements:

* Pine Island Ski & Snowboard Club
Please complete the PI SKI/SNOWBOARD CLUB REGISTRATION ( to participate.


DEADLINE TO REGISTER - December 17, 2021




  • Pine Island students and community members
    • Grades 5-12 no parent required
    • Grades 4 and below are welcome with parent participation
  • All PI Ski and Snowboard club members must purchase aWelch Village pass (night or an unlimited pass), purchased from Welch Village to participate. You will receive a preseason pass special for our club upon registration. A link will be sent to you when you complete your registration as soon as we have it.
  • There is no club lift ticket pricing this year.
  • All waivers will need to be signed prior to January 3rd.
  • Transportation costs have changed for our club and the use of the school bus prices have dictated an increase in transportation costs. We will be offsetting the costs for this year and expect the costs for the season fee to be increased to $100 for the 2022-2023 school year.


Sundays in January through February from 2:00 - 8:30 PM.

  • 1/9/22 - 3-8
  • 1/16/22 - 3-9
  • 1/23/22 - 3-8
  • 1/30/22 - 3-8
  • 2/6/22 - 3-8
  • 2/13/22 - 3-8
  • 2/20/22 - 3-9 (Tentative as this may be the ski trip to the Northshore)
  • 2/27/22 - 3-8

The bus loads from the Panther Door by the new gym behind the school beginning at 2:00 p.m., leaves at 2:15 p.m. and returns at 8:30 p.m.


  • Transportation Fee: $50
  • Season night pass: $179+tax (MUST BE PURCHASED ON WELCH VILLAGE)
  • Rental package: $231 (MUST BE PURCHASED ON WELCH VILLAGE)

PAYMENT must be received by December 21, 2021

Payment can be mailed to:

Christian Wernau
911 Rodeo Dr SE
Pine Island MN 55963

 CONTACT: Christian Wernau or 507-398-8433.


* If you are missing a pair of contact lenses (case included) please stop in the office to describe and claim.


*The Fitness Center will be open from 6:30-7:30am and 3:30pm – 5:00pm for students who would like to work out. A current Fitness Center permission needs to be signed to be in there. This is for grades 7-12. Fitness Center Permission Form

The Fitness Center will be open Monday-Friday 6:30am-7:30am and 3:30pm-5:00pm.

Please look at Fitness Center door (and online) for weekly plan (coaches may bring in teams on certain days)

Please enter using the Panther Door.

*Seniors- If you are not having professional senior pictures taken, but would like to have one for the yearbook, please stop by or contact Mr. Smith. Yearbook staff is more than willing to take a photo for you. Right now, while the weather is still nice and the leaves are changing, is a great time for us to take some photos of you for the senior pages in the book.


*Attention Seniors- The English Department has a scholarship opportunity available CLICK HERE  for information and requirements.


-Note- The first part includes completing the ZED Creative Writing Contest which opened today. Contact Mr. Smith to have the information forwarded to you or to answer any questions about the requirements.


*Upcoming College and Military Admission Representative Visits

College Admission Representatives and Military recruiters will be making high school visits once again this year. Information about when a specific college or military is scheduled to visit the high school can be found here. This document will be updated as



*Panther Pals child care program is looking for high school students to work after school, non-school, and summer. You must be at least 14 years old. Please contact Jennie Barker at



-Senior Profile form for the News Record:

Senior Profile Form 2021-22


*Student Parking Lot – Please be sure to park in your assigned parking spot. Please stop in the office if you paid for a spot, but haven’t picked one out yet. Thank you!

 Link to HVL Calendar for Activities:


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