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Friday Night Lights & Hy-Vee Tailgate

Save the date! This Friday, our Putnam County Varsity Football Team hosts the Trenton Bulldogs. Kickoff is at 7:00 pm. Want to get involved and help support our students and school? Join us for our Putnam County Booster Club meeting at 6 . . .

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Mini-Midget Cheer Camp

Mini-Midget Cheer Camp  is right around the corner.  This is a reminder that all Mini-Midget cheer forms and money are due Tuesday, September 17 th . Mini- Midget Cheer Camp will be held on Thursday, September 19 . . .

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Athletic Schedule Changes and Updates

  Dear Midget Nation,   I thought I would give a glimpse into the scheduling process for athletic events. Typically scheduling is done on a two-year cycle with home and away games. Part of the schedule is . . .

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Paint a Pocket Park

The downtown revitalization project continues and they need your help! They are planning to make the empty lot next to Dr. Pratt's office into a pocket park, which will include a mural of what that corner of the square looked like almost . . .

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Box Tops for Education

The Box Tops for Education program is making some changes that you might have already noticed over the summer.  The physical clips are going away, and the Box Tops program will become digital-only.  They will continue to take the . . .

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10th Annual Mini Midget Cheer Camp

The PC Cheerleaders are our holding our 10th annual cheer/dance camp. Participants will learn fun cheers and a dance from the high school cheerleaders. All participants have the opportunity to perform at the Midget football . . .

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2019 Putnam County Fair Queen Candidates

Best of luck to our 2019 Putnam County Fair Queen candidates! These lovely ladies will be competing at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at the Putnam County Fair. Have fun and enjoy the moment! What a wonderful group! . . .

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Joint Statement on Sportsmanship from Putnam and Milan

Joint Statement from Milan and Putnam County High Schools   On Friday, August 23rd Milan and Putnam County played as part of the last quarter of the Football Jamboree. Our schools have higher standards for Athletics . . .

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Caring Community

Earlier this summer, a couple contacted the elementary school counselor to say they would like to be an encouragement to elementary staff.  This anonymous family wanted to spread good cheer and start the year off on a positive . . .

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High School Back to School Supply Lists

High School Back to School Supply Lists

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Middle School Back to School Supply Lists

PCMS Back to School Supplies 2019-2020 Putnam County Middle School Back to School Supply Lists: General supplies for all Middle School students: Pencils (wooden or mechanical), 1 pkg. red pens, large eraser, dry erase . . .

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MO Beef for MO Students

Beefing Up School Lunches

Tim Fernandez was reading through the Missouri Ruralist when he came across an article promoting beef in local Missouri schools. The article inspired him to contact Sarah Bradshaw, Food Service Director at Putnam County R-I School, to discuss . . .

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Putnam County Football to Host Camp and Pre-Season Preview

Our annual Pre-Season Preview will take place on July 31, 2019, beginning at 8:00 pm. This event is open to the public and is an exhibition of the skills developed by our students participating in football from grades 4-12. Admission is free . . .

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NCMC to Host Basketball Camp for Grades 1-12

The North Central Missouri College Men’s Basketball Program will be hosting their annual Summer Skills Camp July 22 nd -24 th  at the Ketcham Community Center in Trenton, Missouri. . . .

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Meet the Candidates: School Board Open Forum

On Monday, March 11, 2019, there will be a "Meet the Candidates, Open Board Forum" in the Putnam County Middle School Auditorium.  The forum will begin at 6:00 pm with refreshments to follow. This event will be . . .

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March 2019 Activities Calendar

Here is the list of activities for the month of March 2019.  March 2019 Activities Calendar

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2 Hour Delay Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Good morning, Putnam! It's a 2 hour delay day! We did get some snow, but will still be in school today, Wednesday, February 20, 2019. Buses will run on hard surface roads. Lake Thunderhead bus riders meet at the Lake Office.

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2019 Winter Weather Make-Up Days

Due to all the winter weather and snow-days we have experienced this year, we have some changes to our schedule to make up the time missed. Here is a list of our make-up days. Thank you for your understanding in our efforts to keep our . . .

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Parent Cafe

The Putnam County Health Department is hosting a Parent Cafe on March 28, April 4, and April 11 from 6-8pm in the Middle School Commons. Parent Cafes are a chance to make new friends, learn new things, and become a stronger caregiver. You can . . .

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Late Start Information

❄️In the case of bad weather, at times we incorporate late starts when we feel it would be safe to do so. Here are some important facts about a late start:   ❄️We will do a school announcement letting you know how many . . .

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PTO Welcomes You to Join!

👧🏼👦Attention Elementary Parents and Guardians: We will be having our first PTO meeting of the year tomorrow, September 13, 2018, at 4:30 PM in the elementary library.📚   Why should you attend and get involved? . . .

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Follow our Putnam County Booster Club on Facebook

Are you wanting to join the Booster Club? Want to know when the next tail-gate is scheduled? Want to know where to find new Midget Merch? Check out the Booster Club Facebook Page or visit Schoonover HVAC on the square to shop for all . . .

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Thank You

Evacuation Drill 2018

Thank you to all the local law enforcement, emergency responders and other public agencies who helped make today's evacuation drill a success. We appreciate everyone's cooperation and support.

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Helena Helps Hydrate

Helena donated bottled water to Putnam County R-I Schools. The water is used for athletic events and other activities, as well as an emergency water supply. Thank you to Bernie Loughead and Brian Quint for delivering the water. . . .

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Back to School Immunizations

📌If you haven't gotten your student's immunizations 💉 up to date, be sure to get that taken care of soon. The Putnam County Health Department is helping you get that checked off your list✔ Call to make an appointment. . . .

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Back to School Supplies List

It's that time! Back to school shopping is in full swing. Do you know what is on your student's list? Pre-K through 8th grade is posted here and on our Facebook and Instagram pages for easy access while shopping. Also, the weekend . . .

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2018-2019 Yearly Planner

Dates to Remember

2018-2019 District Calendar 📅Putnam County R-I 2018-2019 Yearly Planner📅 Upcoming Events: 📚August 16, 2018: First Day of School📚   🎡🎢Putnam County Fair Week🎢🎡 🎡September . . .

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No School Today Due To Inclement Weather

There will be no school today, February 22, 2018 due to inclement weather. Stay safe and warm. 

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Announcing Instagram Fridays!

Follow a “Day in the Life” of a Senior Student or PC Staff Member

Are you following us on Instagram? If not, now is the time to make sure you are signed up, so you can keep up with happenings around the school on Instagram Fridays beginning February 4th. A different Senior or Staff Member will be . . .

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Putnam Joins Grand River Conference

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 . . .

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There is no cause for alarm.

Dear Parent, Representatives from the Missouri State Highway Patrol have contacted our school district,  as well as many other school districts across Missouri, and requested permission to have  state troopers . . .

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PC R-1 on YouTube

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Assemblies, music programs, basketball games, school plays and more are now being recorded and available through the school's YouTube channel.  Archived footage dating back to the 2012-2013 is now in place.  Please check out . . .

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Check Out Our Videos!

We now have a video link to the school's Youtube channel located on the right side of the our website's front page under, you guessed it, "Videos".  This is a great opportunity to view basketball games, programs in the . . .

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Substitute Kitchen Help Needed

The hours are 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on an as needed basis.  These substitute jobs sometimes work into full time positions and are a great way to earn money while helping keep our students fed!  Give Sara Bradshaw a call at . . .

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Student Handbooks

Click on the links below to open student handbooks for each school: Elementary School Student Handbook  2018-2019 Middle School Student Handbook  2018-2019 High School Student Handbook  2018-2019 . . .

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Food Pantry Donations

On behalf of the Food Pantry, James Garner recently accepted a check from Heath Halley, Putnam County R-I Superintendent in the amount of $746.  The check represents the proceeds from the Milan home football game.  Food items . . .

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Welcome New Staff

We're fortunate to have some great new additions to the PCR-1 staff this year.  Please take a moment to welcome each our new team members as you see them around campus.  New this year are:   Beth Williams, . . .

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Exploring Hobbies

Summer School 2013

Fridays during summer school are all about exploring ways to have fun and perhaps learn something at the same time.  Elementary students had the opportunity to hear about and participate in a wide variety of hobbies demonstrated by local . . .

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Careers On Wheels

     On October 29th the Putnam County Elementary students and the 8th grade  enjoyed having local businesses in to talk about their over-the-road careers. We would like to thank the following individuals or . . .

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