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Putnam County R-I Schools

Elementary School

Random Acts of Kindness

A very special group of ladies who live at Lake Thunderhead meet weekly. They call themselves the Laker Ladies and they are a generous bunch. These ladies support local businesses and our school on a regular basis. When we have a . . .

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Serving Our Community

Putnam County R-I students and staff donated items for local agencies and organizations this month to celebrate good character. The Buddy Pack Program received $302.74 and for every $10.00 donated $210.00 worth of food can be purchased . . .

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Character Education Community Winners for February 2021: Trustworthiness

Mrs. Tammy Dooley was nominated by Halie P for being trustworthy. Trevor B nominated Matt Ruggles as well. Hy-Vee donated the t-shirts and this month's winners are Michalyn, Dakota, and Oliver. Congratulations to all the winners. 

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National School Counselor Appreciation Week

February 1-5, 2021.

National School Counseling Week 2021 (Feb. 1–5), sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), highlights the essential contribution of school counselors within U.S. school systems and the tremendous impact they have in . . .

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November Character Education Winner

Allison P nominated Christa Phillips for exemplifying the character trait word of the month citizenship because she is a nurse and has to do a lot of stuff for her patients. Christa is on the Putnam County Fair Board and picks up trash . . .

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Stress Relief For Kids

Learning how to manage stress and anxiety for people of all ages is important. Students in 4th and 5th grade are having a hands-on lesson in Guidance class making stress relief balls and focus bottles. Other activities in this unit . . .

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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 Week

Thanks to the generous donations of students and staff, several area businesses were able to receive donations this week. Supplies were dropped off at the food pantry, PC Cafe’ & Resource Center, Children’s Division . . .

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My Favorite Book

Four local businesses have generously purchased a hardback book for all students in 1st grade again this year.  The local businesses are Apple Seeds, Dun-Lap Manufacturing, Hy-Vee and Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri.  The students . . .

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