Quick Links
Skip to main contentSkip to navigation

Putnam County R-I Schools

Elementary School

Mrs. Angie O'Reilly: Homepage

Mrs. Angie O'Reilly: Homepage

read more

Art Olympics

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 . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

Be Kind.

Putnam County R-I is gearing up to celebrate Character Education Week.  In addition to our district character words, our class has focused on kindness.  Here are some ways to show kindness to others: If someone is pushed . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

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" . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

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.

read more

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 . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

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 more

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 . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

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 .  . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

Wacky Wednesday

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 . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

Third-Grade Adventures

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 . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

February Fun

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!

read more

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 . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

Third Grade Celebrates "Grinchmas"

Here are a few more pictures from our celebration!

read more

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 . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

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!

read more

Science Fun

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 . . .

read more

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.  . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more

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 . . .

read more