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The FAB 5 Learns Flag Etiquette

Mr. Allen Tipton visited the fifth-grade students today to continue a tradition started by Coach Duane Crawford.  Coach Crawford, retired Marine and retired PC history teacher, believed nurturing students' patriotism was important at . . .

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FAB 5 at the Putnam County Fair

Mrs. O'Reilly's fifth graders enjoyed a field trip to the PC Fair on Thursday morning.  The students enjoyed seeing all of the livestock and 4-H projects, especially the ones by fellow classmates.  The flower show and art . . .

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Mrs. Angie O'Reilly: Homepage

Mrs. Angie O'Reilly: Homepage

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Wacky Wednesday

The rain didn’t dampen our spirits yesterday, for the last Wednesday of summer school.  The highlight of the day was making salt dough.  Students worked in groups to measure and mix the ingredients.  They loved getting . . .

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Terrific Tuesday Tangrams in Third-Grade

Third graders enjoyed a Terrific Tuesday earlier this week. They worked with tangrams to create boats and animals, like seals and cats.  Students also used the tangrams to make original creations.  Through all of this . . .

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Marvelous Monday in Third Grade

Yesterday was the last Monday of summer school, but that wasn’t the only reason that made for a “Marvelous Monday”.  First, Third-graders enjoyed popsicles courtesy of Joy and Jaelynn. We then visited Mr. Watt’s . . .

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Third-Grade Adventures

Third-graders traveled to the pool on Friday for our FUN Friday.  After a morning of swimming, they enjoyed a picnic lunch at the park. They spent the afternoon playing games and creating LEGO masterpieces.   This week the . . .

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Third Grade Field Trip

Our third-grade students enjoyed another great field trip to Kansas City earlier this month.  Our first stop was the Steamboat Arabia Museum.  This museum is home to the largest collection of pre-Civil War artifacts in the . . .

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We LOVE reading!

Our class LOVES to read!  These pictures show the students during one of our favorite times of the day:  Read to Self.  During Read to Self time, students choose "good fit" books or other reading materials to . . .

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February Fun

The students had a great time at the Valentine's Day Party!  Thank you to everyone that helped out with the parties in any way.  Enjoy the pictures!

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Opinion Writing in Third Grade

What is ONE thing our school could change to make this school the BEST SCHOOL EVER?  This was the writing prompt students answered this week as part of our Opinion Writing Unit.  Although I cannot share every response, here is . . .

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Building a Sleigh Challenge

Students completed a sleigh building challenge before beginning Christmas Vacation.  Each group was given 2 candy canes, a small piece of paper, two feet of tape, and 6 inches of string.  Using only those materials, students were . . .

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Third Grade Celebrates "Grinchmas"

Here are a few more pictures from our celebration!

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Save the Turkey!

For the 5th year, my students have completed the Save the Turkey project. The goal of the project is to disguise a turkey in order to save the turkey from becoming someone's Thanksgiving meal. The students are always very . . .

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Grandparents' Day 2018

Putnam County Elementary Grandparents’ Day 2018 Putnam County Elementary will host Grandparents’ Day on November 20.  The event will begin at 9:00 in the Elementary Gym. After presentations by our . . .

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Fall Party Pics from Mrs. O'Reilly's Third Grade

These are a few pictures from our Fall Party.    THANK YOU!  to everyone that helped to make this celebration a success.  The students had a great time!

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Science Fun

Third-graders have been studying states of matter.  To demonstrate the changes in matter, we made ice cream!  The students placed small packages of coffee creamer in a plastic container filled with ice and salt.  The students . . .

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News from Mrs. O'Reilly's Third Grade

The school year is off to a great start!  Students have developed and agreed to the following classroom rules: 1.  Show respect to self, others, and property. 2.  Be safe for yourself and others. 3.  . . .

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Thank you from American Legion Auxiliary

The third grade students received the following thank you card from the American Legion Auxiliary regarding their "Pennies for Poppies" project. "To the 3rd graders who gave such a generous donation to the American Legion . . .

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Pennies for Poppies

After learning about Memorial Day and the significance of the red poppies, the third grade students decided to complete a community service project to help the Women's Legion Auxiliary.  We called our project "Pennies for . . .

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