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2020-20201 Tentative School Calendar

Greetings, Putnam County R-I Community! We are giving you the opportunity to weigh in on our school calendar for 2020-2021. We welcome your feedback and want to know your thoughts. Feel free to email your comments and suggestions to towings@putnamcountyr1.net. All feedback from emails to this address will be given to Dr. Halley for review. Thank you in advance for your participation. For a downloadable version, please click the . . .

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JV Basketball Schedule Change

The JV Basketball game at Clark County on February 19, 2020, has been moved to Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at 6 pm. See you there!

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Stay Healthy This Cold and Flu Season

Do your part to stay healthy and keep your children healthy this cold and flu season. Here are some tips: 1. Get a good night's rest. 2. Drink plenty of water. 3. Disinfect surfaces like bathrooms, kitchens, desks, phones, etc on a regular basis. 4. Wash your hands often with soap and warm water. 5. Cover your nose and mouth with your elbow or a tissue when you cough or sneeze. 6. . . .

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Middle School Valentine's Day Dance

"It's already here!"  That's a quote from Bill Paxton in the movie Twister, but that's how I feel about our many Valentine's Day activities going on with our Putnam County Middle School Student Council.  We've been busy making sashes and playlists, buying candy and food, and putting on the finishing touches to the crowns that will be adorned by our PCMS Royalty that will be crowned this Friday . . .

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What is Executive Functioning?

It may seem like “executive functioning” are the new buzzwords of today in the school environment, however, neuropsychologists have been studying this set of skills for many years. In short, executive functioning directs all of our cognitive skills. They are a set of processes that help manage oneself and all of life’s tasks.  Based on sound research and understanding, many researchers like to develop their own . . .

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Character Education Week at PCR-I

On February 18-21, 2020, Putnam County R-I welcomes you to help pay it forward to others in our community during Character Education Week.    On Monday, we are not in session in observance of Presidents Day. This is a great day to gather your supplies for the week. On Tuesday, it is FOOD FOR THOUGHT DAY. It is important to help others. If you would like to help support our Buddy Pack Program, please . . .

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Gallery Walk

We have recently begun learning about the migration of Native American groups to Missouri prior to the European Settlement. Students worked with their group members to create a poster about their Native American group. Afterward, students walked around and learned about the other groups through the posters. Students also worked on their presentation skills and presented their posters to the class. Be sure to view our photo gallery to see . . .

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Joseph Baldwin Academy Junior Now Accepting Applications for Summer

Attention parents and guardians of 4th, 5th, and 6th-grade students! Have you heard about the Joseph Baldwin Junior Academy?   JBA Junior is a day-camp program for current 4th, 5th, and 6th-grade students. JBA Junior takes place on July 6th-10th, 2020. Each day, students should arrive on campus by 9 am and will depart campus each day at 4 pm. Lunch is provided each day, and that cost is included in the cost of the program. . . .

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Purchase a Hy-Vee Red Reusable Bag in February to Support PCR-I Schools!

Save the date! During the month of February, when you purchase a red reusable bag from Hy-Vee in Unionville for $2.50, Hy-Vee will donate $1.00 to our school! Be sure to get your red reusable shopping bag during the month of February at our local Hy-Vee in Unionville to help support PCR-I schools! We appreciate our generous community!

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