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Putnam County R-I Schools

Elementary School

Music Program Performs for Summer School.

Students enjoyed Aspen Black at the Putnam County Library today. 

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Kindergarten Learns About Careers in Law Enforcement

The kindergarten students met Sheriff Jason Knight and Highway Patrolman Kirk Hendershott on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, and learned about law enforcement careers. They were reminded of the importance of being a good citizen and showing . . .

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Kindergarten Goes on an Adventure

The kindergarten classes took a morning walk around the Putnam County R-I walking trail. While on the walking trail, we ventured down to the hidden classroom in the woods. Students enjoyed a story and found some treasures on the nature . . .

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Fun Friday at the City Park

Kindergarten students enjoyed a field trip to the city park to play this morning.  Providing kids with the opportunity to play with friends on the playground gives them the ability to develop athletic abilities, cardio endurance, . . .

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Fun in the Sun

"Stay close to people who feel like sunshine." These kind Kindergarten students enjoyed a day at the pool and a picnic lunch. Smiles and swimming with friends, sunshine and sliding, splashing, and laughing. It was an amazing . . .

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Fun Friday at the Library

Kindergarten had a fun time at the Putnam County Library. Mrs. DeVore read a story to the children. The staff was very friendly and gave each student a book to keep. Three lucky winners had a gift card to Dollar General in their book. 

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First Day of Summer School

We are having a fun day in summer school even with a little rain this morning. Here are a few pictures of Mrs. McClain's kindergarten group. 

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PTO Prize Winners

After a busy week of MAP testing for 3rd-5th grade elementary students we ended the week with track and field day. The PTO purchased 3 Kindle Tablets as incentive prizes for students who tried their best on the test. At the conclusion of . . .

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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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