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Third Graders from Whoville

The Grinch isn't stealing the Christmas spirit from Mrs.O'Reilly, Mrs.Whitworth and their third grade students from Whoville. As a gift to the students each year, Mrs. O'Reilly and Mrs. Whitworth treat the "Whoville" . . . read more

Character Counts

December's word is caring.

This morning's character education assembly recognized students who were nominated by staff for exemplifying the character word of the month, caring.  In some cases students received more than one nomination.  This month's . . . read more

Character Education Assembly

December's word is caring.

We always begin the elementary character education assemblies with our academic winners.  This month's winners managed to achieve perfect attendance; not an easy task during cold and flu season.  Following is a list of the . . . read more

Community Character Winners

December is all about caring.

Debbie Alexander and Diane McLain were nominated by students as community members who are great examples of Decembers character education word, caring.  Thank you to these women for being such good role models to our community's . . . read more

December Character Education

Good Behavior Matters!

We recognized students who demonstrated excellent behavior at school in the month of December at this morning's character education assembly.  It's not always easy being well-behaved as a youngster, especially with all the . . . read more

Dear Santa,

1st Graders Letters to Santa

     Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus, right down Santa Claus Lane! Mrs. Fenton’s first grade class, like many of the classes from preschool to third grade, are writing their letters to Santa. Here is . . . read more

Elementary Character Education Assembly

November was all about good citizenship.

Friday, November 17, 2017, the PC elementary gym was full of slightly squirmy students and some very proud parents as the qualities of academic achievement, good behavior and good character were recognized.  November's focus was on . . . read more

Mr. Hicks

An Introduction.

Hello!      My name is Britten Hicks and I am a paraprofessional at Putnam County R-1. This is my first year working at Putnam County Schools. Before working as a para, I was a substitute teacher for all grade . . . read more

Careers on Wheels

Thank you to the following businesses and service groups for participating in Tuesday's Careers on Wheels event.  You all made a real difference in these students' lives by taking your time to come out into the cold and share . . . read more

Character Education Celebration in Elementary

Self-control, academics and behavior awards

Character Education Celebration took place in the elementary today where several students were honored for academics, behavior, and for setting great examples of self control, which was the character education word of the month.  . . . read more

Elementary Character Education Assembly

August and September Awards

There was a lot to celebrate today and a standing room only crowd of proud family members came out to see their favorite students recognized for their good efforts at school. Academics were the first area covered today.  Last spring the . . . read more

School Supplies

The Putnam County Children's Division provided donations of school supplies to the school this fall.  If you have a student that is in need of school supplies, we have a variety of notebooks, folders, pens, backpacks and other . . . read more

Bus Safety

Transportation Director, Mr. Allen Tipton, discussed bus safety with elementary students this morning, (Wednesday, August 23).  Students learned the proper way to get on and off the bus avoiding the "danger zone." . . . read more

Character Education Receives Grant

Traci Fields from Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri presented a grant check to Mrs. Diane McClain, Elementary Counselor. The money will be used to expand counseling services with the technology of an iPad.  . . . read more

February Elementary Character Ed Assembly

Bringing the focus on trustworthiness.

The Elementary Character Education Assembly for February brought the focus on the character trait trustworthiness, which is "confidence in the integrity, ability, character, and truthfulness of others."   In the Friday . . . read more

Salvaging Sisterhood Promotes Positive Relationships

Elementary girls' group fosters friendship and healthy social skills.

"I am unique."  "I set high standards for myself."  "I see the good in others."  It's these positive affirmations that the 4th grade girls shared with each other and their . . . read more

Bus Safety

Parent Expectation for School Bus Safety

The safety of all students riding the bus to and from school is a responsibility we all share. Parents hold a key, vital role in ensuring school bus safety.  The information contained on this page is provided to give you the tools . . . read more

Summer School Fun

Kindergarten students enjoy calendar time in Mrs. Trimble's classroom during summer school. Today they were excited to see that on Friday they will have a birthday celebration and a field trip.  Skylar enjoyed writing in the day of week . . . read more

Community Character Education Winners

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 . . . read more

Rotary Donates Dictionaries

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 . . . read more

Seatbelt Safety

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 . . . read more

The Band-Aid Chicken

     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 . . . read more

Mini Midgets Cheer Camp

      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 . . . read more

Elementary Students Write Their Way to Healthy Eating

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 . . . read more

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