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Final Four Week Schedule Updates!

Hey, Putnam County R-I Community!

We have some updates for you. Bear with us. There is a lot to tell you, so hit that share button and read all the way through.

3/8 Team Up Tuesday: Dress like your favorite basketball player.

3/8 Scholar Bowl Meet at Milan at 4:00 pm.

3/8 Book Fair

3/9 Wednesday: Color Day, Wear Blue and White.

3/9 All School Pep Assembly at 2:45 pm. Open to the public. We will be sending off our Final Four bound Basketball Team and Cheerleaders. They will be leaving after the assembly. Line the streets and square by 3:15 pm to send them off to victory!

3/9 Spring pictures and sports pictures have been postponed. We will update you with a new date for pictures.

3/10 Throwback Thursday. Wear your favorite old Putnam County Midget gear!

3/10 Field trip to Des Moines postponed.

3/11 Final Four Friday! No school!

Wear your Final Four T-shirts and cheer on our Midgets at the Final Four at 6:00 pm.

The student section will be White Out at the Final Four. Buy your tickets online at MSHSAA.org.

3/11Band contest at Trenton. Good luck Band!

3/12 Final Four in Springfield. Let's go, Midgets! The student section is Pink Out!

3/12 Baseball Jamboree canceled.

Book your room for the Final Four!

You must purchase your tickets online for the Show-Me Showdown Final Four at JQH Arena on MSHSAA.org for Class 2 Basketball.


Tickets are $9.00 each.

If you are unable to watch the game in person, you can purchase access to view it online at MSHSAA.tv for $15.00 each game, or catch our school's Twitter Feed for free!


You can listen to 99.9 FM KIRK for coverage of the game if you are unable to attend in person. On Saturday, listen in to 104.7 KRES for coverage. Many thanks to CentralMoInfo.com/big-k-sports/ and our broadcasters for coverage of the games! 

Listen to 95.5 FM KAAN or NorthwestMoInfo.com for Putnam County Midget Basketball coverage!

We'll update you with more Final Four details soon!

#PutnamProud #GRC Let's go, Midgets! 💙🤍🏀

Best Western ViB on 1845 E Sunshine has blocks of rooms available. Let them know you're from Putnam County to get a group rate. Rates vary based on rooms. No pool or complimentary breakfast. 23-27 rooms available. Ask for the Putnam County Rate (starting at $129.99) 417-881-9100

Extended Stay America, 1333 E Kingsley St, Springfield MO

Starting at $81/night


Baymont Inn and Suites by Wyndham in Springfield, MO on 3343 E Battlefield (where we stayed for State Baseball last year). Mainly single king-sized rooms. Pool and complimentary breakfast. 31 rooms available. 417-429-4318. Rates vary. ($179/night). 24-hour cancellation.

In some cases, you may be better off to call individually instead of mentioning group rates.