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PCR-I Welcomes Mr. Dallas Halley
💙🤍Help us give a warm Putnam County welcome "back" to Mr. Dallas Halley! 👨🏫Mr. Halley will be teaching 5th grade at PCR-I in addition to joining our coaching staff! 👨🎓Dallas grew up in . . .
The FAB 5's Final Five Days of FUN
Mrs. O'Reilly's FAB 5 students are celebrating the final five full days of fifth grade. On Wednesday, we had a FAB 5 FEAST after completing our MAP tests. Thursday was "Full STEAM Ahead Day" as students are . . .
"BEE" the One!
"Bee the One" is the elementary theme for this year. In February, Mrs. O's FAB 5 students were challenged to "find the gold" in their classmates. Our mission: describe each classmate with one positive . . .
FAB 5 Fun with Division
Learning to divide multi-digit numbers with two-digit divisors can be laborious and frustrating. Today the FAB 5 put some FUN into their learning by using technology to practice their division skills. Students played a computer game . . .
PC FAB 5 Decorates Courthouse Christmas Tree
The FAB 5 students decorated the Putnam County Courthouse Christmas tree on Tuesday, November 30. Students made the ornaments with some help from grandparents and special guests during the PC Elementary Grandparents' Day . . .
Yesterday, our class teamed up with Mrs. O's 5th-grade students. Students got to meet their new 5th-grade reading buddies as they shared a story with our Kinders! Both 5th-graders and Kindergarteners will take turns sharing their . . .
Footprints on the Moon
"Footprints on the Moon" is our FAB 5 theme song for 2021-22. Each year, I choose a class song to help motivate students and add some FABULOUS FUN to our fifth-grade classroom. I chose this year's song late in . . .
Mrs. O's FAB 5 Character Education Winners - August and September
Check out the photo gallery to view Mrs. O'Reilly's Character Education winners for August and September.
The Tradition Continues
Mr. Allen Tipton spoke with the FAB 5 classes on Friday to teach the students about our country's flag and how to fold and care for the flag properly. This tradition was started many years ago by former teacher and veteran, Mr. Duane . . .
Mrs. O's FAB 5 Students Conduct a Fair Test
Mrs. O's FAB 5 students are learning how to use science tools and how to conduct a fair test. The students tested how the temperature of water affects Kool-Aid powder. The students dissolved 1/2 teaspoon of Kool-Aid powder in . . .
Middle school students spent their last day of art class participating in the Art Olympics. Student groups rotated to seven different stations; Station #1 Teacher Appreciation Cards Station #2 Still Life Set Up and Draw . . .
FAB 5 Friday is a BLAST!
This week Mrs. O's FAB 5 students learned about volcanoes. As part of our FAB 5 Friday, students made salt dough which they used to create volcanoes. In the afternoon, students then used chemical reactions to make the . . .
FAB 5 Good-bye
Our FAB 5 students are saying "Good-bye" to the elementary and heading to the Middle School next year. Their last day of elementary school will be Tuesday, May 18. However, we will be celebrating our fifth grades and all . . .
Mrs. O's FAB 5 End of Year FUN
Mrs. O's FAB 5 celebrated the end of a FABULOUS year by walking to the Dairy Lane and enjoying some ice cream. (Photo Gallery 2) Fourth Quarter Math Fact Masters were treated to blizzards and shakes. These eight . . .
FAB 5 Field Trip
The FAB 5 traveled to Hannibal, Missouri, for our field trip. Students visited the Mark Twain Museum Properties which include Mark Twain's Boyhood Home and Museum Gallery, the Mark Twain Interpretive Center, the Huckleberry Finn . . .
Mark Twain Life Lessons in 5th-Grade
FAB 5 Friday - April 9
This month we are studying Mark Twain and the life lessons we can learn from some of his quotations and literary works. For our April 9, 2021, FAB 5 Friday, we studied this quote: "The man who . . .
FAB 5 Friday - Jumping Frog Contest
Mrs. O's FAB 5 are celebrating the LAST quarter of fifth grade with FAB 5 FRIDAYS. This past week, students read an adaptation of Mark Twain's "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County". Although a . . .
FAB 5 Division Fact Masters
Eight students completed the Division Math Fact Challenge in Mrs. O's FAB 5 this quarter. Students used the website Xtramath to practice the division math facts each morning. This program tracks each student's progress as . . .
Balanced vs. Unbalanced Forces
FAB 5 students have been learning about gravity in Science. Today, the students participated in a science demonstration showing how forces can be balanced or unbalanced and how gravity affects a falling object. Students used a . . .
FAB 5 Read-a-thon and STEM Day
FAB 5 students enjoyed a day of reading and STEM activities. Some students made blanket forts for reading. The pictures show the students engrossed in their books. Students also completed the "Build an Igloo" . . .
FAB 5 Math Fact Masters - Multiplication
Congratulations to the second quarter math fact masters! This quarter we focused on multiplication facts. Seven students "mastered" the multiplication facts on the xtramath web site. Bryna H., Katie H., and Maddy V . . .
Learning Long Division
FAB 5 students are busy learning the process of long division. Students are practicing their skills using dry erase boards, playing games, and working on the computer. Our skills are progressing and next week we will have our first . . .
FAB 5 First Chapter Fridays
Fridays are FABULOUS in fifth grade! Our class loves "First Chapter Fridays"! Every Friday, I read aloud the first chapter of 4-5 different books throughout the day. I read the first chapter ONLY - just . . .
FAB 5 Fall Party
FAB 5 students had a fabulous fall party. Thank you to all of the parents for volunteering food and game items for our party. Thank you to Ms. Debbie Moss for filling in for me this afternoon and for taking these pictures.
FAB 5 Math Fact Masters
Congratulations! Treyton T., Rayden C., Spencer S., Remington N., Bryna H., Katie H., and Maddy V. are our First Quarter Math Fact Masters. These students mastered the addition and subtraction math fact program on the web site . . .
Multi-digit Multiplication Masters
FAB 5 students are learning how to multiply multi-digit numbers. We practiced multiplying three-digit by two-digit whole numbers. The photo gallery shows students hard at work completing their math assignment and then practicing their . . .
Mrs. O's FAB 5 Character Education Winners - August and September
Wyatt S. is the Academic Winner for having a great start to this school year. Spencer S. and Isabella T. are the Behavior Winners for August and September. Mia R. is our class winner for Respect. Remington N. is our class . . .
READ, READ, and READ some more!
The FAB 5 students began their Friday in the elementary gym with Coach Fitz - not to shoot hoops or play dodge ball, but to discuss the importance of reading. Coach Fitz is an avid reader. (The included photos show only a fraction . . .
FAB 5 Writer's Workshop
Mrs. O'Reilly's FAB 5 students have been working hard during Writer's Workshop. Students have been busy learning the Writer's Workshop procedures and strengthening their writing "muscles" since returning to . . .
FAB 5 "Promotion" Parade
Mrs. O’Reilly’s FAB 5 students were surprised on Monday and Tuesday when Mrs. Whitworth and Mrs. O’Reilly showed up to celebrate the end of fifth grade and their promotion to sixth grade. The . . .
FAB 5 Multiplication Masters
Five students celebrated their multiplication facts knowledge with a free pop. Carleigh H., Adam H., Sawyer M., Harvester B., and Jacob J. completed the mastery level for multiplication facts on the website xtramath . . . .
Mrs. O's FAB 5 Christmas Extravaganza
Mrs. O'Reilly's FAB 5 students celebrated the end of the semester and the upcoming holidays with a Christmas Extravaganza. The day was filled with games, prizes, surprises, and FUN, FUN, FUN!!! PTO also provided . . .
Fab 5 Elementary Education Awards for November and December
The Elementary Character Education Assembly was held on Friday, December 13. Hayden C. and Elizabeth S. were recognized for Perfect Attendance. Hayden C. and Isabela L. were recognized for good behavior. Kaden R. and . . .
FAB 5 Decorates Courthouse Christmas Tree
Putnam County's FAB 5 continued another tradition today: decorating the Courthouse Christmas tree. Mrs. O'Reilly's and Mrs. Whitworth's FAB 5 students decorated the tree with glistening snowflakes created . . .
The FAB 5 Learns Flag Etiquette
Mr. Allen Tipton visited the fifth-grade students today to continue a tradition started by Coach Duane Crawford. Coach Crawford, retired Marine and retired PC history teacher, believed nurturing students' patriotism was important at . . .
FAB 5 at the Putnam County Fair
Mrs. O'Reilly's fifth graders enjoyed a field trip to the PC Fair on Thursday morning. The students enjoyed seeing all of the livestock and 4-H projects, especially the ones by fellow classmates. The flower show and art . . .
The rain didn’t dampen our spirits yesterday, for the last Wednesday of summer school. The highlight of the day was making salt dough. Students worked in groups to measure and mix the ingredients. They loved getting . . .
Terrific Tuesday Tangrams in Third-Grade
Third graders enjoyed a Terrific Tuesday earlier this week. They worked with tangrams to create boats and animals, like seals and cats. Students also used the tangrams to make original creations. Through all of this . . .
Marvelous Monday in Third Grade
Yesterday was the last Monday of summer school, but that wasn’t the only reason that made for a “Marvelous Monday”. First, Third-graders enjoyed popsicles courtesy of Joy and Jaelynn. We then visited Mr. Watt’s . . .
Third-graders traveled to the pool on Friday for our FUN Friday. After a morning of swimming, they enjoyed a picnic lunch at the park. They spent the afternoon playing games and creating LEGO masterpieces. This week the . . .
Third Grade Field Trip
Our third-grade students enjoyed another great field trip to Kansas City earlier this month. Our first stop was the Steamboat Arabia Museum. This museum is home to the largest collection of pre-Civil War artifacts in the . . .
We LOVE reading!
Our class LOVES to read! These pictures show the students during one of our favorite times of the day: Read to Self. During Read to Self time, students choose "good fit" books or other reading materials to . . .
The students had a great time at the Valentine's Day Party! Thank you to everyone that helped out with the parties in any way. Enjoy the pictures!
Opinion Writing in Third Grade
What is ONE thing our school could change to make this school the BEST SCHOOL EVER? This was the writing prompt students answered this week as part of our Opinion Writing Unit. Although I cannot share every response, here is . . .
Building a Sleigh Challenge
Students completed a sleigh building challenge before beginning Christmas Vacation. Each group was given 2 candy canes, a small piece of paper, two feet of tape, and 6 inches of string. Using only those materials, students were . . .
Third Grade Celebrates "Grinchmas"
Here are a few more pictures from our celebration!
Save the Turkey!
For the 5th year, my students have completed the Save the Turkey project. The goal of the project is to disguise a turkey in order to save the turkey from becoming someone's Thanksgiving meal. The students are always very . . .
Grandparents' Day 2018
Putnam County Elementary Grandparents’ Day 2018 Putnam County Elementary will host Grandparents’ Day on November 20. The event will begin at 9:00 in the Elementary Gym. After presentations by our . . .
Fall Party Pics from Mrs. O'Reilly's Third Grade
These are a few pictures from our Fall Party. THANK YOU! to everyone that helped to make this celebration a success. The students had a great time!
Third-graders have been studying states of matter. To demonstrate the changes in matter, we made ice cream! The students placed small packages of coffee creamer in a plastic container filled with ice and salt. The students . . .
News from Mrs. O'Reilly's Third Grade
The school year is off to a great start! Students have developed and agreed to the following classroom rules: 1. Show respect to self, others, and property. 2. Be safe for yourself and others. 3. . . .
Thank you from American Legion Auxiliary
The third grade students received the following thank you card from the American Legion Auxiliary regarding their "Pennies for Poppies" project. "To the 3rd graders who gave such a generous donation to the American Legion . . .
Pennies for Poppies
After learning about Memorial Day and the significance of the red poppies, the third grade students decided to complete a community service project to help the Women's Legion Auxiliary. We called our project "Pennies for . . .