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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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