Registration dates and more.
August 16th is the first day of school. High School Band Camp August 1-5 from 9:00 - 1:30 each day. There will be no Middle School Band Camp this year. Seniors register on August 1st from 8-10:00 a.m.; Juniors register from 1-3:00 p.m. on August 1st. Sophomores register from 8-10:00 a.m. on August 2nd and Freshmen orientation will be in the middle school auditorium at 6:00 p.m. on August 2nd. Elementary Open House is on August 11th from 5-6:00 p.m. New students register August 3rd from 9-11:00 a.m. and 1-3:00 p.m. Middle Schoo l dates to remember: 6th grade orientation - August 1st at 10:00 a.m. 8th grade registration - August 1st at 1:00 p.m. 7th grade registration - August 1st at 2:00 p.m. IMPACT testing for student athletes on July 22nd . . .
2016 - 2017 SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST
Preschool Back pack Plastic Folder Crayons-box of 8 basic colors 1 pkg #2 pencils Scissors – Fiskars blunt-end 4 glue sticks-no glitter please, purple dries clear is fine Small pencil box for crayon storage 2 large boxes of Kleenex 2 large boxes of baby wipes 1 box each: gallon ziplock bags, zipping sandwich bags, & snack size bags *Pick at least 3 of the following for craft fun: Bag of cotton balls, shaving cream, small or large paper plates (no Styrofoam), foam crafts stickers (such as shapes, glitter alphabet letters, bugs and so on), craft pom poms, bubbles, pipe cleaners, and scrapbooking/craft paper. *Rest time supplies will be provided. Do not purchase mats, blankets, or towels. Kindergarten Large bath towel or . . .
2016-2017 Core Classes
All middle school students are to have book covers for their text books. They can purchase them or make them. Students need plenty of pencils, wooden or mechanical, 1 package red pens & black pens, large eraser, zippered pencil pouch (to be used in all classes) single subject notebooks for all classes and box of Kleenex to be brought to the office. All students taking Art class will need a sketchbook. It can be a used one if it has plenty of pages left, a new one, or one that students can make themselves from materials in the Art room. Mrs. Megan Hines is our new Art teacher, grades 6-12. English/Reading 6 . . .
Supporting fellow alumni.
Alumni of UHS/PCHS have shown support for fellow alumni by giving scholarships each year to PC graduates who have attained at least junior level college status. This week the 2009 scholarship winners are profiled: Britni Robbins, Dustin Gardner and Kyle Hodges. Britni Robbins, PC class of 2007, completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from Missouri Western University in 2013 and just completed a Masters of Science degree in Early Childhood Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Central Missouri. This August she will be entering her fourth year teaching 2 nd grade in the Princeton school district, a job she says she loves. She attributes her career path to the . . .
This is the first in a series of articles highlighting the achievements of past winners of the UHS/PCHS Alumni Association scholarship. Since the first scholarship awards in 2008, the alumni association has given $13,000 to PC graduates. This year’s scholarship deadline is Monday, July 18. Scholarships are awarded to college students who have junior standing or higher. Applications are available in the PC R-I Superintendent’s office or from the school web page, www.putnamcountyr1.net. Lisa Hodges Stobbe graduated from PC R-I in 2007 and was awarded a $500 scholarship in 2008. She entered college as a sophomore due to the number of college classes she completed during high . . .
Working together for school success.
Today, July 14th, the final portion of concrete was poured to finish out the high school parking lot. Canopy work is starting at the elementary school entrance and ceiling work is finishing up in the library; flooring will begin on Friday. The student restrooms are getting poured epoxy flooring as part of that renovation and the tile in the high school commons restrooms looks great. The skilled tradesmen are doing a professional job throughout this project and our student crew has worked hard as well. The gym is being repainted and finished to reflect our move to the Grand River Conference. If you've been . . .
Mrs. McClain's summer school class had special visitors today. Mrs. Joni Halley from the University Extension Office and Mrs. Ericka Klingner from the Putnam County Health Department came to talk to students about the local farmers market and the benefits of eating fresh fruits and vegetables. Summer interns with the Health Department are Meredith Parson and Samuel Kemp who shared with the students how a local farmer raises his crop in a green house. After the students heard a story they were able to sample a locally grown strawberry. The students will have five lessons in the kitchen with Mrs. Halley starting tomorrow.
2016 Alumni Reunion - September 2nd and 3rd
Unionville High School/Putnam County High School 2016 Alumni Reunion September 2 and 3, 2016 Early Registration Form - UHS/PCHS Alumni Reunion September 2 and 3, 2016 Schedule of Activities Friday Evening, September 2 Unionville Country Club will be open for spontaneous socializing Saturday, September 3 7– 9:30 Breakfast by the Republican Women’s Club – HS Commons 8:00 Alumni 5 K/1.5 Mile Run/Walk -- Starts at the PCHS Track 10:00 Coffee and Conversation -- High School Commons 12:00 Beef Brisket Luncheon -- Prepared by the Omaha Smokers/David & Judy Wortz Mullins (’70) 1:15 All School Assembly -- Middle School Auditorium Welcome from Superintendent Dr. Heath Halley (’91) . . .
Starting in the 2016-2017 school year, Putnam County R-1 Schools will be part of the two division Grand River Conference. With a total of 16 teams in softball and basketball an inter-division championship game will be conducted as an end-of-year event between regular-season victors of its Eastern and Western GRC divisions. At the end of each season both divisions of Track and Golf will compete at a single location to determine a conference champion. Likewise, Scholar Bowl competitors will participate in an Academic Bowl-Round Robin Pod Play to determine their conference winner. Also new this year, and the only conference in Missouri to do so, is the Grand River Conference sanction of both 8-man and 11-man football as championship sports. Below are listed the schools and sports in which . . .