The 4th and 5th grade girls recently had an opportunity to participate in the Salvaging Sisterhood girls group. The purpose of the group is to teach effective communication among adolescent girls and to raise an awareness of how to . . .
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. Kindergarten-2nd Grade will take . . .
Character Education Week at Putnam County Schools will be January 14-18, 2012. The elementary students will be able to make a pledge to show good character and put their hand in paint in art class. There will be dress . . .
When students returned from Thanksgiving break, they were excited to see a large Christmas tree that is on display near the office. The PTO paid for the beautiful evergreen, and retired school teachers, Mr. Jim Dover and Mr. Walter Griffen . . .
The 2nd grade students have been learning how to resist peer pressure through a story about the pecking order, called The Band-Aid Chicken. The story is written by Becky Rangel Henton and stresses the importance of standing up for what is . . .
The Character Education Committee sponsors a $250.00 scholarship to a Putnam County High School graduate each year. The committee raises funds for the scholarship by working in the concession stands and selling . . .
The Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students) held a Donuts with Dad breakfast on January 26th for all middle school and elementary Dads and their students. The event was well attended, with 52 Dads and 82 children. . . .
Hands Down We're The Best Around! The Putnam County R-I Character Education Committee will be selling t-shirts following the elementary monthly character education assemblies. The t-shirts . . .