Elementary School Supply List 660-947-2494 Donna Altiser, Principal, ext. 317 Jolene White, Secretary, ext. 318
It's the end of another great school year at Putnam County R-I Elementary. Here are a few photos from the end of the year awards assembly. We are going to greatly miss Mrs. Riley & Mrs. Dinwiddie as they retire. . . .
And The Winner Is.....
Putnam County R-1 recently held its annual Elementary and Middle School Spelling Bees. Both spelling bees were held on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 in the Middle School Auditorium with the Elementary Bee at 9:15 a.m. and the Middle School . . .
The Arts Join Forces
The Elementary Spring Music and Art Show was presented April 25. Second, third and fourth grade students participated in the events of the evening. Second grade music students presented “ABC Celebrate . . .
Mrs. Altiser were treated to peanut M&M's and sweet tea from the elementary students today in honor of Principal's Day! These are some of her favorite sweet treats from some of her favorite little people. Happy . . .
The 5th grade students put on a great MAP & Stanford Testing Kick Off assembly for the elementary students. The Test Buster Pep Rally was a great reminder for students to do their best on the test. Students were reminded to get a good . . .
The March character education assembly focused on the word cooperation. Dr. Carrie Peecher was nominated by Aubrey A. as the community person who best demonstrates all that is good on the subject of cooperation. Thank you, Dr. . . .
Erica Klingner, Putnam County Health Department, was recently recognized for all she's done on behalf of Putnam County Schools. The Elementary is benefiting from some wonderful playground equipment improvements due to the $80,000 grant . . .
The word is cooperation.
Students in the elementary school who were nominated by their teachers for demonstrating the character trait of cooperation were recognized with a character card at the March assembly. The following students earned this honor: . . .
The character education word of the month for March was cooperation. During the elementary character education assembly Mrs. Sarah Rouse was recognized for being a good example of that word. The nomination for this award was . . .
Mrs. Hamilton's 4th grade class conducted an "eggs"periment during their math/science/ reading time. They were determining how many books and how many pounds of books it would take to crack 4 raw eggs in a cardboard carton. The results were . . .
Hardworking elementary students lined the walls of the gym on March 1, 2013, at the monthly character education assembly. The following students were honored for their academic achievements in the month of February: Student Name . . .
This year the testing dates have been pushed back to the end of April and beginning of May. This will allow the students to have more instruction time prior to taking the standardized tests. . . .
Its That Time Already!
Parents it’s almost time for Kindergarten and Preschool Enrollment—can you believe how the time is flying? THIS IS MANDATORY ENROLLMENT FOR KINDERGARTEN AND/OR PRESCHOOLERS FOR THE 2011-2012 SCHOOL YEAR. I know it seems . . .
Trustworthy was the character education focus word of the month for February. Two members of our community were nominated by elementary students for best exemplifying the meaning of being a trustworthy citizen. Dave Phinney was . . .
Students who make a habit of doing what they should lined the walls of the gym recently. The following elementary students were honored for their good behavior in the month of February at the character education assembly held on March 1, . . .
On January 25th the following students were honored for their academic achievements: Daysha C., Mrs. Sivett's 5th grade Tori Jayne G., Mrs. Garner's 4th grade Grant M., Mrs. Hamilton's 4th grade Gavin M., Mrs. . . .
Elementary Award Winner
High school freshman, Brendan P., was honored at this month's elementary school character education assembly for being a good example of the January word of the month, gratefulness. Brendan is known for showing true appreciation of . . .
January's elementary character education assembly honored students who had won character cards for the word of the month, gratefulness. Pictured are: Student Name Grade . . .
Good behavior was recognized at the elementary character ed assembly on January 25th. The following students were honored by teacher nomination for their excellent manners: Antony B., Mrs. Preston's 5th grade Jakob B., Mrs. . . .
January's word is grateful.
The character education word of the month for January is grateful. Three PC elementary students chose Mrs. Mary Vestal as the community person who best defines the meaning of being grateful. In their nomination statements each . . .
This Friday's character education assembly kicked off a fun day for the elementary in place of the one missed for bad weather before the holiday break. December's students honored for showing the positive character trait of caring were: . . .
Neva Grey was nominated as the community member who best demonstrates the meaning of the word caring. Elementary student Mason P. described Mrs. Grey as a kind, caring person who does her best to make sure the elderly are happy with . . .
December's Character Word
December's word of the month, caring, is defined as showing sympathetic concern and a desire to help others. Jennifer A. was nominated as the high school student who best demonstrates this positive character trait. She also received a . . .
December's character word of the month was caring and there was a second winner of that award who received multiple nominations; in fact, she was presented with a bag full of them! Elementary school secretary, Jolene White, was . . .
The Unionville Rotarians once again have donated a new dictionary to each member of the fourth grade class. The fourth graders were very excited about receiving the dictionaries. Thank you to the Rotary members for once again . . .
Careers on Wheels 2012
Trucks, cars with spinning lights and big equipment are all fascinating to kids of all ages. Imagine what fun it was for our elementary students this past Wednesday, October 31st, as they had the opportunity to look inside the vehicles . . .
The 5th grade students have worked very hard to complete their Old Glory Flag Project in time for the Veteran's Day Assembly. The students work will be on display for the community to enjoy, and a special family . . .
October 3, 2012, students in the elementary school were given a practical demonstration of how important it is to wear their seatbelts. The Highway Patrol brought their "convincer" to show the kids what happens when a passenger . . .
Grandparents' Day, September 12, 2012, was once again, well attended. It soon became a standing room only crowd as grandparents filled the elementary gym, anxious to to see their special kids perform. The event began with coffee and . . .
Students and staff help out.
It takes so many people doing their part to make an event like the Putnam County Fair successful. That's true here at school as well, and many students and staff pitched in and did their part to make this annual event a success. . . .
A yearly tradition continues.
Some things just let you know it's Fall. School is back in session, the Fair is in full swing and Coach Duane Crawford is sharing his love for this country with another crop of fifth graders. Each year at about this time, Duane . . .
It's only week two of the school year, but fourth graders here in Putnam County are working hard to improve their reading skills. Understanding story structure has been their focus the past eight days of school and all three . . .
This morning elementary students met their new transportation director, Mr. Allen Tipton, during an assembly focusing on bus safety. Students seemed very enthusiastic as they learned what to do in case of an emergency while riding the . . .
Learning all over the place!
Science is being approached from a whole new angle this year in PC's three fifth grade classrooms. Mrs. Collins, Mrs. Preston and Mrs. Sivetts put together a project to actively engage their students in understanding science. . . .
Making the most of our resources.
Most parents would agree that kids need to be outside more. Our community is fortunate to have an excellent walking trail just south of the high school, surrounded in part by trees. John Fowler, head of PC maintenance saw an . . .
August 21, 2012, is the first day of school! PUTNAM COUNTY R-1 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL UNIONVILLE, MO 2012 - 2013 SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST Preschool Small box crayons (8 or 16) Big markers (8 or 10 basic/classic colors) . . .
During classroom guidance Mrs. Roberts' kindergarten class read a story called, The Band-Aid Chicken by Becky Rangel Henton. Wonderfully illustrated by Harry Norcross, the story is about the pecking order of . . .
Attention: K – 6th grade students The Putnam County Varsity Cheerleaders are holding a cheer/dance camp. Come and learn a fun cheer and dance from the high school cheerleaders! The . . .
During November's elementary character education assembly, Duane Crawford was chosen for Citizenship by his grandson, Payne. Congratulations Duane!
For the last several weeks Mrs. Wood’s 2nd graders and all of the 3rd, 4th, 5th graders have been studying healthy diets. They have been introduced to information about the Food Guide Pyramid and the functions of nutrients. The . . .