PCR-I Welcomes Mrs. Mandy Tipton, Elementary School Counselor!
Help us give a warm Putnam County welcome to our new elementary counselor for 2023-2024, Mrs. Mandy Tipton! We asked Mrs. Tipton to tell us a little more about her. Here is what she had to share: “I was born and raised in . . .
Celebrating with Slushies!
Jessica Wolf from Preferred Family Health Care treated elementary and middle school students to a slushie party today for successfully completing the "Too Good for Drugs" curriculum. The program helps prepare children to . . .
Senior Girls Make Time for 5th Grade Girls Group
Kora B., Claire T., Grace S., Sofia V. And Karly I. recently spent time sharing with the 5th grade girls group. The the senior girls shared their experiences growing up and transitioning to middle school with the twenty girls who have been . . .
Popcorn, Get Your Popcorn!
Starting March 7-11, 2022, students in 3rd-5th grade will be selling the delicious Popcornopolis as a fund-raiser for the PTO. Available flavors will be zebra, caramel, kettle corn, jalapeño cheddar, white cheddar, and . . .
A Caring Community
Character Education Week has been a successful venture for philanthropy. Be sure to check out our photo gallery to view our elementary students holding up the donations that students and staff have brought in for Character Education Week. . . .
Missouri State Highway Patrol Visits the Elementary
Red Ribbon activities included Corporal Justin Dunn and Trooper Daniel Spring speaking to 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students about the dangers of drugs and alcohol. The students were encouraged to "just say no" and how to handle peer . . .
Red Ribbon Week Pictures
Red Ribbon Week is well underway in the elementary. Here are a few photos of Monday and Tuesday's dress-up days. Monday was wear red and stand up to bullying and say no to drugs. Tuesday's theme was team up against drugs and wear your . . .
Mayor Signs Proclamation for Red Ribbon Week
Mayor Charlie Bill Pitman met with students recently to sign a proclamation declaring Red Ribbon Week at Putnam County R-I Schools. October 23-31, 2021, is the National Red Ribbon Campaign. Students will have a variety of activities and . . .
Hy-Vee Sponsors Character Education
We would like to thank our local Hy-Vee as they continue to sponsor the t-shirts that are given away to students at the monthly assemblies. The support from our local community helps support this worthwhile program. Thank-you.
Otto-Matic the Robot Teaches Third-Grade They Are Too Good For Drugs
The 3rd-grade students are excited to have the robot Otto-Matic j oin their class for Guidance lessons. For the next ten weeks, they will be learning to set reachable goals, decision-making, managing emotions and effective . . .
Music Program Performs for Summer School.
Students enjoyed Aspen Black at the Putnam County Library today.
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 . . .
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 . . .
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, . . .
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 . . .
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.
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.
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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.
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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.
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 . . .
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 . . .