Announcements for May 24:

Happy Last Day of School!

Don’t forget to clean out your PE/sports locker today!!

Graduation for the Class of 2019 will be held on Sunday, May 26th at 2:00pm in the gold gym. Doors open at 1:00pm.

Announcements for May 23:

-Any softball player that has not turned in their uniform or other apparel, please bring it to Coach Jones, ASAP.


-Congratulations to the boy's track and field team for winning the Sub-Section 4A title last night in Medford.  The following athletes earn team points AND advance to the Section meet next week in Winona:

100 - Josh Navratil - 1st, Jarod White - 3rd

200 - Jarod White - 1st

400 - Jacob Wright - 3rd

800 - Mark Quintero-Bungert - 2nd, Connor Bailey - 3rd

1600 - Eric Wittlief - 1st, Danny Langworthy - 2nd

3200 - Eric Wittlief - 1st

110 hurdles - Will Warneke - 1st, Dylan Holzer - 3rd

300 hurdles - Will Warneke - 2nd, Dylan Holzer - 3rd

4x200 - Carter O'Reilly, Jacob Wright, Cole Groven, Mason Pike - 2nd

4x400 - Mark Quintero-Bungert, Connor Bailey, Jaocb Wright, Jarod White - 1st

4x800 - Ean Unverzagt, Danny Langworthy, Connor Bailey, Mark Quintero-Bungert - 1st

High Jump - Josh Navratil - 1st, Dylan Holzer - 4th (advancing by standard)

Pole Vault - Jarod White - 1st (new Sub-Section record!)

Long Jump - Jacob Weber - 3rd place

Triple Jump - Will Warneke - 1st

Shot Put - Josh Navratil - 1st, Tanner Simon - 2nd

Discus - Josh Navratil - 1st, Tanner Simon - 3rd


Also earning team points but not advancing were:

200 - David Barsness - 5th, Mason Pike - 6th

400 - Logan Andrist - 4th, Carter O'Reilly - 7th

800 - Danny Cote - 6th

1600 - Lucas Williams - 4th

3200 - Andy Kroll - 5th, Riley Gasser - 7th

110 hurdles - Travis Eitel - 4th

300 hurdles - Travis Eitel - 4th

4x100 - Tanner Simon, Logan Andrist, Cole Groven, Mason Pike - 4th

High Jump - Will Warneke - 5th

Pole Vault - Carter O'Reilly - 6th

Long Jump - Colton Kramer - 8th

Triple Jump - Jacob Weber - 6th

Shot Put - Logan Andrist - 5th

Discus - Logan Andrist - 5th


Pine Island 335, Byron 186.5, Cannon Falls 124, Medford 100.5, Zumbrota-Mazeppa 73, Kenyon-Wanamingo 33, Faribault BA 26, MSAD 0


-Congratulations to the girl's track and field team for earning the Sub-Section 4A runner up trophy last night! The following girls earned team points AND are advancing to the Section 1A meet next week:

100 - Breanna Ihde - 1st

200 - Breanna Ihde - 2nd

400 - Avri Kundert - 3rd

800 - Kendra Kundert - 3rd

3200 - Rebekah Gustine - 2nd

4x200 - Taylor House, Jaci Newman, Sawyer Gorman, Breanna Ihde - 3rd

4x400 - Taylor House, Megan Gerhart, Avri Kundert, Kendra Kundert - 3rd

4x800 - Megan Gerhart, Kendra Kundert, Lauren Wangsness, Avri Kundert - 2nd

Long Jump - Jaci Newman - 1st

Triple Jump - Sawyer Gorman - 3rd, Jaci Newman - 4th (advanced by standard)

Shot Put - Mikkey Noll - 2nd, Megan Quintero-Bungert - 3rd

Discus - Mikkey Noll - 1st


Also earning team points but not advancing are:

100 - Sawyer Gorman - 8th

400 - Kiley House - 8th 

1600 - Lauren Wangsness - 5th, Annika Adelsman - 6th, Emma Ann Oberg - 8th

3200 - Annika Adelsman - 6th

100 hurdles - Taylor Koenen - 5th

300 hurdles - Taylor Koenen - 8th

4x100 - Morgan Van Houten, Kiley House, Jaci Newman, Alexis Matzke - 5th

Pole Vault - Megan Gerhart - 5th, Mia Schmoll - 6th

High Jump - Allison Unverzagt - 8th

Long Jump - Sawyer Gorman - 4th, Breanna Ihde - 6th

Discus - Mackenzie Markham - 7th, Megan Quintero-Bungert - 8th

Announcements for May 20:

-Due to Finals – 9-12 grade will not have late start on Tuesday, May 21. All classes will begin at 8:00am. Thank you.

-Did you miss the interest meeting? Still want to know more about cross country for the fall OR sign up for summer CC camp? Stop by Mrs. Northrop's classroom to get info! Or you can access all of the summer info at this link:
Summer CC Info

-Congratulations to the Boy's Track and Field team for earning 5th place in the Class AA True Team State Track and Field meet on Saturday in Stillwater. The following individuals earned points for the team on Saturday:

100 - 4th - Josh Navratil, 6th - Jarod White

200 - 7th - Jarod White, 16th - Jacob Wright

400 - 8th - Jacob Wright, 9th - Jarod White

800 - 7th - Mark Quintero-Bungert, 8th - Connor Bailey

1600 - 8th - Eric Wittlief, 13th - Danny Langworthy

3200 - 5th - Eric Wittlief, 9th - Danny Langworthy

110 hurdles - 11th - Will Warneke, 15th - Dylan Holzer

300 hurdles - 16th - Dylan Holzer, 20th - Travis Eitel

4x100 - 12th - Carter O'Reilly, Logan Andrist, Cole Groven, Mason Pike

4x200 - 9th - Carter O'Reilly, Logan Andrist, Jacob Wright, Mason Pike

4x400 - 10th - Mark Quintero-Bungert, Logan Andrist, Carter O'Reilly, Eric Wittlief

4x800 - 5th - Andy Kroll, Lucas Williams, Connor Bailey, Mark Quintero-Bungert

High Jump - 5th - Dylan Holzer, 8th - Will Warneke

Pole Vault - 1st - Jarod White, 21st - Sam Knox

Long Jump - 9th - Jacob Weber, 21st - Carter O'Reilly

Triple Jump - 4th - Josh Navratil, 8th - Will Warneke

Shot Put - 4th - Josh Navratil, 11th - Tanner Simon

Discus - 2nd - Josh Navratil, 13th - Tanner Simon


-Congratulations to Freshman Jarod White on setting a new school record in the pole vault with a vault of 14-6! The previous record of 14-0 was set in 1978 by Dan Russell.

-The Image Committee oversees Borrow-A-Bike (the free bikeshare program in the butter factory building at City Park) and we are in desperate need of 2-3 students to staff the bike shop this summer: check out bikes, fill air in tires, etc. Staffers would be paid on City payroll. Hours are 10am to 6pm on Saturdays and Sundays and students must be at least 16 years old. The shop is supposed to be open May to October. Those who are interested should call Jerry Vettel at 507-993-4860 or stop by City Hall to fill out an application.

Prior Announcements

Calling all runners, walkers and volunteers! The 15th Annual Pine Island Ribbon Run/Walk 5k cancer fundraiser will be on Saturday, June 1st at 8:30 am. Early registration (cheaper rates) goes through Monday, May 20th but you can register right up through that morning (same day registration: 6:45am- 8:15am). T-shirts for all,  sizes only guaranteed for those pre-registered, medals for age category winners, prize drawing and lots of fun for all! For more information see Mrs. Kohner (high school room 177) or visit the website: 

-Class of 2019,

This is a reminder that you need to turn in your tablet before leaving on Wed, May 22. Please find out the last class you'll need your tablet for and turn it in immediately following that class or final. Teachers will get an email stating that you should be let out of class to hand it in if you're finished. Don't forget your charger. 

Middle School Yearbooks - Pre-Orders are closed. The office will no longer accept order forms or online orders.  To buy a LIMITED SUPPLY yearbook, you must bring $25 cash or check to Mrs. Flaig on Wednesday, May 15th. (First come, first served)   *** STAY TUNED for yearbook hand-out date ***

Friday, May 3rd is the last day that books can be checked out from the MSHS Library. All books are due back to the library by May 17th.

Attention High School Seniors: Are you considering a gap year before starting college?  Americorps offers paid training (so there’s no experience required!), an education award to repay student loans, loan forbearance, health insurance, real-world experience in a school setting, and a chance to make a real difference in the community. It looks great on a resume! Pine Island Elementary is seeking a part-time Reading Tutor for 2019-2020. You can apply online at

REMINDER: Parking Permits are required to park in the student parking lot. Please do not park in any of the numbered slots without a permit. Thank you!

Registration for Summer Baseball 2019 is now open!
Register now for summer baseball 2019 at the siplay registration site. This includes registration for traveling leagues in 3rd grade through Junior Legion and Legion.  Registration is also open little league (tee ball, Rookies, and Minors), and tee ball. 

Crayola ColorCycle – an amazing program devised to repurpose used markers rather than sending them to landfills! Find out more information here:
Turn Markers into Energy

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