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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

2016-17 Supply List

2016-2017 RECOMMENDED PICKETT COUNTY K-8 SUPPLY LIST
ALL CONSUMABLE SUPPLIES IN EACH GRADE SHOULD BE RESTOCKED OFTEN, AT LEAST EVERY 9 WEEKS.
KINDERGARTEN                                                            1ST GRADE
*drawing pad (optional)                                                       *scissors-prefer fiskars
*6 packages crayons (24 ct. or less)                                   *wide rule loose-leaf paper
*6 glue sticks                                                             *2-70 sheet wire bound notebooks
*backpack                                                                  *pencils (No. 2)
*2 plastic folders with brads                                   *pencil box or pouch
*pencils (No. 2)                                                         *glue sticks
*pencil box                                                                 *erasers or big erasers
*headphones                                                             *2 folders with pockets
*scissors-we prefer fiskars                                      *crayons (24 count box)
*1 primary journals                                                  *headphones for computer lab
*PLEASE LABEL ALL OF YOUR CHILD’S
BELONGINGS WITH A PERMANENT
MARKER AS WELL AS THE INSIDE OF
JACKETS AND COATS.

2ND GRADE                                                             3RD GRADE
*wide rule loose-leaf paper (3 packages)              *wide rule paper (2 packages)
*crayons (24 count or less)                                     *pencils (No. 2)
*scissors-prefer fiskars                                            *2-70 count wide rule notebooks
*pencils (No. 2) or Bic mechanical                          *2 highlighters
*pencil box                                                                 *erasers
*headphones                                                             *crayons (24 count or less)
*1 three ring binder                                                 *glue sticks (2 packs)
*6 glue sticks                                                             *1 pocket folder
*3 plastic folders with pockets                                *pencil box or pouch
*3 spiral wide-ruled notebooks                              *scissors
                                                (NO BINDERS PLEASE)

4TH GRADE
*glue sticks                                                     *4 fiolders with central wire tabs
*pencils (No. 2)                                             *scissors
*crayons (24 ct.)                                           *wide rule loose-leaf paper            
*calculator (small pocket type)                   *2 book covers (stretch)
*small notepad for assignments                  *3 three ring binders                       
*2 composition/theme book (no spiral)    *erasers
*2 spiral bound notebooks                          *highlighters
**IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT EACH CHILD HAVE AN EXTRA PAIR OF TENNIS SHOES FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION.

5TH AND 6TH GRADE SUPPLY LIST1


5TH GRADE READING/LANGUAGE ARTS
*pencils (No. 2)                                             *1 glue stick
*wide rule paper                                           *1 wireless composition book
*1 large book cover (stretch)                      *2 folders with pockets

5TH GRADE MATH
*2 wireless composition books                   *crayons
*pencils (No. 2)                                             *1 glue stick

6TH GRADE READING/LANGUAGE ARTS
*1 wireless composition book
*2 book covers (1 large)
*pencils No. 2
*crayons
*1 folder with pockets
*wide rule paper

6TH GRADE MATH
*wide ruled paper
*pencils (No. 2)
*dry erase marker
*folder with pockets
*wireless composition book

5TH/6TH GRADE SCIENCE
*2 wireless composition books
*$5.00 lab fee

5TH/6TH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES
*pencils (No. 2)
*composition notebook                                            *loose leaf paper
*1 large book cover (stretch)(6th grade only)       *crayons or coloring pencils                                  

**IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT EACH CHILD HAVE AN EXTRA PAIR OF TENNIS SHOES FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION.




7TH AND 8TH GRADE SUPPLY LIST

7TH GRADE READING/LANGUAGE ARTS
*1 two inch  ring binder
*wide rule paper
*pencils (No. 2)
*2 wireless composition books

8TH GRADE READING/LANGUAGE ARTS
*1-3 inch 3 ring binder
*wide rule loose-leaf paper
*dividers-2 packages
*pencils (No. 2) with erasers
*pens (black)

7TH GRADE MATH
*One 2 inch three ring binder
*wide rule loose-leaf paper
*pencils (No. 2)

8TH GRADE MATH
*one and ½ -two inch three ring binder
*wide rule loose leaf paper
*2 composition books
*graph paper
*pencils (No.2)
*dividers


7TH/8TH GRADE SCIENCE
*1 large 3 ring binder
*loose-leaf paper enough for all year
*erasers
*ink pen
*1 composition book for journal
*pencils enough fall all year
*2 glue sticks

7TH/8TH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES
*wide rule paper (notebook, loose-leaf binder, or folder)
*pencils (No. 2) or pens (blue or black)



Thursday, July 14, 2016

2016-17 Faculty List

Principal - Kenny Tompkins
Vice Principal - Patricia Garrett
Counselor/Guidance - Sherri Beaty
School Nurse - Brandie Storie
Office Staff Sondra Johnson & Alice Storie

Pre-K
Connie Sells

Kindergarten
 Angie Bilbrey
Emily Byrd
Angie Robbins 
Danielle Sells


1st Grade
 Kara Smith
Kim Stockton
Brittany Todd


2nd Grade
 Leah Amonett
Jamie Evans
Stephanie Norris

3rd Grade
 Julia Barber
Sally Pendergrass
Robin Storie 

4th Grade
Rena Scott
Tommie Nell Smith 
Sarah Tompkins

5th - 8th Grade
 Emily Bilbrey -  Math
DeeDee Buck - Reading
Hile Cummings - Social Studies
Angela Davis - English
Misty Dowdy - Reading
Pauletta Dowdy - English
Rebekah Flowers- Math
Elizabeth Johnson - Science
Patty Melton - Science
Kelsie Mitchell - Math
Peggy Smith - Social Studies
Lisa Suiter/ Mitch Buckman - Math


Resource
Pam Flowers
Kendra Howard
Cindy Sells
Doris Stephenson

Related Arts
Ryan Aldridge - Music/Band
Nikki Cooksey - Computer Lab
Rhuveda Cross - Librarian
Ashley Moons - Physical Education
Rhea Webb - Art

Tentative Dress Code Changes

Please review the following dress code. Changes to the dress code are subject to board approval in August. Please pay extra attention to 5-7, in regards to the length of shorts and garments worn over leggings, jeggings, etc. 


Dress Code
Students should use such taste in the selection and wearing of their clothes, make-up, and hair styles and maintain such neatness, cleanliness, and self-respect that the school is a desirable place in which to promote learning and character development.  No apparel, dress, or grooming that is, or may be, potentially disruptive of the classroom atmosphere or educational process will be permitted.  Parents will be called to bring his/her child more clothes to school if this occurs.
  1. No Halter tops, tops with spaghetti straps or tops revealing undergarments or excess skin. (example:  Shirts with underarm side seams cut out)
  2. No attire with obscene language or pictures (over exposure), alcoholic,
Tobacco or illegal advertisements (examples listed but not limited to)
  1. No fishnet t-shirts. * No sheer or open back.
  2. No sundresses. (unless a jacket is worn over the dress at all times)
  3. Shorts or skorts must be no shorter than half the length from the inseam to the knee. 
  4. If yoga pants, leggings, jeggings, tight jeans or tight workout pants are worn,  the top garment must be at or below the finger tips.  Holes in pants should not be any higher than half the inseam to the knee.
  5. Skirts and dresses worn must be no shorter than 3-4 inches above the knee.                       
  6.  Appropriate shoes should be worn when playing on the gym floor at all times. *
  7. Top garment shall meet the bottom garment. No visible cleavage showing.
  8. All students must wear shoes, and shoes with cleats or rollers are inappropriate.
  9. Any clothing that is disruptive (gang related, etc.) to the regular learning
environment will not be permitted.
  1. 12. No caps, hats, do-rags, toboggans, hoods, disruptive head gear and bandanas are allowed to be   worn in the building.
  2. No body piercing except in the ears.  *NO spacers will be permitted.
  3. Pants must fit appropriately around the waist.(The No Sag Law is now state law)*
  4. No mouth grilles and non-prescription contacts.
  5. No sleepwear/pajamas/loungewear or sleep pants unless designated pajama day.
  6. No dog chains/collar accessory around the neck or spiked jewelry/accessory including all types of material including plastic, metal, etc.
*It is recommended that students bring an extra pair of shoes for P.E.  An old pair of clean tennis shoes or an inexpensive pair of canvas shoes would be fine.  Flip-flops, sandals, heels, open toed shoes and boots will not be allowed. 
Students with special needs may ask for permission to deviate from the school dress policy.



2016-17 School Calendar

PICKETT COUNTY SCHOOLS
CALENDAR
9-1, 9-2, 9-1


July 12                                                                                   In-service High School Handbook
July 12                                                                                   In-service K-8 Handbook (6-9pm)
July 19                                                                                   In-service K-8 Handbook (6-9pm)
July 27, 28, 29                                                                     In-service (no students)
August 1                                                                              Registration (abbreviated day)
August 2                                                                              In-service (no students)
August 3, 4                                                                          Administrative Days (no students)
August 5                                                                              First Full Day of School
September 5                                                                      Labor Day (no school)
October 10-14                                                                   Fall Break (no school)
November 8                                                                       In-service/Election Day (no school)
November 11                                                                    Veterans Day (no school)
November 23, 24, 25                                                      Thanksgiving Break (no school)
December 16                                                                     Abbreviated Day
December 17-Jan. 2                                                        Christmas Break (no school)
January 3                                                                             Return Back to School
January 16                                                                           MLK Day (no school)
February 20                                                                        Presidents Day (no school)
March 27-31                                                                       Spring Break (no school)
April 14                                                                                 Good Friday (no school)
May 24                                                                                 Administrative Day (no students)
May 25                                                                                 Last Day of School (abbreviated day)


Friday, April 22, 2016

Important TNReady Test Info

*** On Monday April 25, ONLY grades K-2 will be testing ***

Parents, please help students do their best by seeing that they get a good night's rest and eat a healthy breakfast!!!

Testing dates for grades 3-8 will be announced as soon as that information is available!

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Yearbooks are Here!

Yearbooks are on sale NOW!!!

Yearbooks include grades Pre K - 8th grade.

Cost is $30

They are sold on a first come first serve basis. 

Friday, April 15, 2016

Pre-K Registration Open NOW!

Pickett County Pre-K is accepting applications for the 2016-17 school year.

Applications may be picked up at the Central Office.