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Calendar Week of September 20 - September 26, 2020


Best of Luck to our Lady Midget Softball Team at Trenton This Saturday!

Get out and cheer on our Lady Midget Softball team this Saturday as they travel to Trenton to compete in the Nan Carter Tournament. The first pitch is thrown at 9:00 am. Be sure to check the Putnam County Softball page for LIVE feeds and updates. Let's go, Lady Midgets! 

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Midgets Travel to Princeton to Tame the Tigers Tonight!

Fill the stands at Princeton tonight while sporting your favorite Putnam County Midget gear. It's perfect football weather and a great night to cheer our boys of fall to victory. Let's go, Midgets! Beat those Tigers! Kickoff is at 7:00 pm. See you there!  

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Freshman Football at Kirksville on Saturday!

Get out and support our Freshman Football team this Saturday at Kirksville! Kickoff is at 1:00 pm. Let's go, Midgets! Beat those Tigers! Note: Kirksville is only allowing 2 spectators per athlete to enter to watch the Freshman Football game on Saturday. The athletes will each be given two tickets that they can give to whomever they choose. We did not make this rule, but we expect our fans to have excellent sportsmanship and abide . . .

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Creating Earthquake Durable Structures With 4th-Grade Engineers

Mrs. Bain’s fourth graders have been studying earthquakes in the Earth Science section of unit of study. With the knowledge students have gained about earthquakes, they were asked to develop a draft of a structure that could withstand the impact of an earthquake. The students then created a structure out of toothpicks and marshmallows. Next, the students were asked to test their structures by staking them as if in an . . .

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Notes From the Nurse: Immunization Clinic Coming Soon!

The Putnam County Health Department is planning an immunization clinic at school on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Seasonal flu vaccine will be offered to all students. Menactra (meningitis), TDaP (Tetanus, Diptheria, and Pertusis), and Gardasil vaccine will be offered to students 11 years and older. All 7th graders are required to have Menactra and TDaP before beginning their 8th grade year and all 11th graders must have Menactra . . .

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Aloha! Hawaiian Homecoming Headed Your Way!

Aloha, Putnam! We made it through Senior Nights! Congratulations to all of our Seniors! Now we prepare for Homecoming 2020. Homecoming 2020 is Friday, October 2nd. Our Mighty Midgets host the South Harrison Bulldogs. This year's theme is Hawaiian. Start looking through your wardrobe now to find all the essentials for Spirit Week!   Monday: Hat/Shades Day. Wear your favorite sunglasses and a hat. Spirit . . .

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Highway Patrol Shares Safety Tips with Students

Officer Hendershott, from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, invested time with our first grade students to talk about the importance of following the rules and obeying the law. He fielded several questions from our students. The students were able to walk away with appreciation for law enforcement and the importance of them doing their part to make wise choices, obey the law, and display good citizenship. Thank you, Mr. . . .

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Academic Thursdays Help Students Improve Grades

Sometimes getting back into the swing of things after a 5-month break can be difficult. We are here to help. If your middle or high school student is needing a bit more support and individual attention to help with their grades, be sure to check out Academic Thursdays!   Academic Thursdays take place every Thursday, from after school until 7:00 pm in the middle and high school libraries. Middle school students stay in the . . .

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Congratulations to our August and September Middle School Character Education Winners!

Congratulations to our Middle School Character Education winners!   Students who have shown a good attitude in the classroom and amongst their peers will receive two 10 point bonus coupons with their certificates. Thank you for being a great example for everyone at Putnam County R-I. For August, the . . .

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Sparkle with Spelling in First Grade!

One fun way we study our spelling words is by playing a game called Sparkle! The students stand up at their desks and the teacher says a spelling word.  The first student has to say the first letter of the word, the second student says the next letter, and so on until the word is spelled.  After they spell the word, the next student has to say the word and the student after them has to say SPARKLE and sit down.  If they . . .

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