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PC MVP September 2022

Congratulations to our September 2022 PC MVP and Finalists! We appreciate all you do to make our school the best it can be for our students, staff, and community!  PC MVP Winner: Blane Robinson PC MVP Finalists: Stephanie . . .

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April 2022 PC MVP: Terry Owings

Putnam County R-I Schools have some of the best staff and students around. Each month, we celebrate staff who have been nominated by their peers for going above and beyond. Please help us congratulate . . .

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PC MVP March 2022: Nancy Owings

Putnam County R-I Schools have some of the best staff and students around. Each month, we celebrate staff who have been nominated by their peers for going above and beyond. Please help us congratulate our PC MVP winner, Mrs. . . .

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Craig Salisbury: February 2022 PC MVP

Putnam County R-I Schools have some of the best staff and students around. Each month, we celebrate staff who have been nominated by their peers for going above and beyond. Please help us congratulate our PC MVP winner, Mr, . . .

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National School Counseling Week: February 7-11, 2022.

❤️Let's hear it for our school counselors! Mrs. McClain, Mrs. Fleshman, and Ms. Miller are integral parts of the education process at PCR-I. They are a listening ear and a caring heart. They help students process big emotions, learn how . . .

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PC MVP January 2022

Congratulations to Miss Kalie Sturch, our January 2022 PC MVP! Miss Sturch’s enthusiasm and passion for teaching shine every day through her interactions with students and staff. Miss Sturch is always willing to . . .

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PC MVP December 2021

Putnam County R-I Schools have some of the best staff and students around. Each month, we will be celebrating staff who have been nominated by their peers for going above and beyond. December 2021's PC MVP Finalists were: Meagan . . .

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PC MVP November 2021

Congratulations to Ms. Debbie Mallette, our November 2021 PC MVP! Ms. Mallette’s dedication to her middle and high school math students and professionalism shine every day through her interactions with her students, peers, and . . .

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Elementary Character Education Assembly: October 29, 2021.

At PCR-I Schools, we love celebrating our students and staff! On Friday, October 29, 2021, we enjoyed hosting our monthly character education awards assembly in the elementary gym. Mrs. Altiser led the assembly and our students and . . .

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Veterans Day Assembly 2021: November 11

Save the date and help us celebrate! Veterans Day is just around the corner on November 11. Each year our PCHS chapter of the National Honor Society hosts our annual Veterans Day Assembly. The public is invited to attend as we have . . .

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PC MVP October 2021

Congratulations, Ms. Michelle Cunningham!

Putnam County R-I Schools have some of the best staff and students around. Each month, we will be celebrating staff who have been nominated by their peers for going above and beyond. This month's PC MVP Finalists were: Michelle . . .

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Mayor Signs Proclamation for Red Ribbon Week

Mayor Charlie Bill Pitman met with students recently to sign a proclamation declaring Red Ribbon Week at Putnam County R-I Schools. October 23-31, 2021, is the National Red Ribbon Campaign. Students will have a variety of activities and . . .

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PC MVP September 2021

Congratulations, Mr. Jeremy Watt!

Congratulations to Mr. Jeremy Watt, our very first PC MVP! Mr. Watt’s dedication and professionalism shine every day through his interactions with his students, peers, and community. Mr. Watt is always willing to go beyond the call of . . .

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PCR-I Celebrates Retirees

On Friday, May 21, 2021, CTA hosted their traditional retirement dinner to honor some of our best. It was a well attended event to honor and even surprise the newly retired PCR-I honorees: Julie Haley, Wendy Tipton, Michelle Valentine, Naomi . . .

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5th-Grade Promotion: May 17, 2021.

Attention 5th-grade parents and families! Save the date for 5th-Grade Promotion. Our 5th-Graders will celebrate with an awards assembly and promotion ceremony on May 17, 2021, beginning at 8:30 am in the Middle School Auditorium. . . .

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January 2021 Elementary Character Education Winners

Congratulations to all of our January 2021 Character Education Winners! Elementary Academic Winners: Rowdy B, Stella B, Kevin B, BradLee C, Avigail C, Jasmine C, Gus C, Karson C, Kayden F, T Rush G, Rory G, Dakota H, Tommy H, Bryson . . .

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My Hometown American Hero

The Putnam County R-I Elementary PTO sponsored an essay contest for 5th-grade students again this year. Students were asked to write an essay describing their hometown American hero.  The essays were judged by a retired principal and . . .

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Character Education Community Winner for January 2021

Ava P nominated Brian Perkins for exemplifying the character education word of the month gratefulness because he is grateful for everything he gets. He is grateful for his family, his house, and the food he gets. He works hard every day to . . .

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December Character Education Community Winner for Caring: Mrs. Michele Klingner

Congratulations to Mrs. Michele Klingner, our December Character Education Community Winner for Caring. Michele was nominated by 5th-grade student, Bryna H. Check out Bryna's nomination speech on Facebook.   

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Character Education T-shirt Winners

Hy-Vee sponsors the elementary Character Education Program by donating the t-shirts. This months winners are Rebel U, Chloe H and Quinn C. Congratulations on showing self-control. 

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Character Education Community Winner for October 2020

This month's Character Education community winner is our very own, Mrs. White.  Mrs. White was chosen for demonstrating self-control and she is a great role-model for our students.  The elementary office secretary is a very . . .

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Fifth-Grade Promotion and Awards 2020

Crazy times call for crazy teachers to do crazy things! Since Mrs. O'Reilly and Mrs. Whitworth couldn't give their 5th graders a 5th-grade promotion ceremony at school, they brought the promotion to them. The kids were given their . . .

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February Character Education Assembly: Trustworthiness

On Friday, February 28, 2020, we gathered to celebrate students and a community member for exemplifying the character trait of trustworthiness. We also celebrated academic achievements and excellent behavior.   Our PCHS student . . .

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January 2020 Elementary Character Education Assembly: Gratefulness

Our January Elementary Character Education Assembly took place on Friday, January 31, 2020. Today, instead of a sea of blue and white, many students and staff were dressed in KC Chiefs red. The assembly started with the Pledge of Allegiance . . .

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Elementary Character Education Assembly for November and December 2019

On Friday, December 13, 2019, we recognized several students in the elementary, two in high school, and several community members for caring, citizenship, behavior, and attendance.  Our November character trait was citizenship. The . . .

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Elementary Character Education Assembly for August & September 2019

Our Elementary Character Education Assembly will take place on Friday, September 26, 2019, in the Elementary gym at 8:30 am. You can check back here for more updates and photo galleries after the assembly. 

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March 2019 Elementary Character Education Assembly

Friday, March 29, 2019, our elementary students and staff, parents, grandparents, and community members gathered to celebrate some academic, behavior, and character education winners. We begin each assembly with the Pledge of Allegiance and . . .

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Elementary Character Education: Gratefulness & Trustworthiness

Congratulations to all of our Character Education Winners for the months of January and February 2019!  We started the assembly today with the 5th-grade leading us in the Pledge of Allegiance, followed by the Character Education . . .

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