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Thursday, April 23, 2015

TCAP Time Is Here

TCAP Assessments will be next week April 27- May 1

The school will be providing breakfast for all students next week. If your student plans to eat at school please be sure they arrive no later than 7:30 a.m. 

Other ways you can help your student:

Make sure students get a good night's sleep.
Have students to school on time, and limit early pick-ups.
Reduce unnecessary stress.
Be encouraging!

Grades K-2 will test Mon-Thurs.
Grades 3-8 will test Mon-Wed.
Generally testing is finished before lunch, and students will participate in Achievement Day activities in the afternoon. 

Tomorrow Friday April 24, all students are asked to wear red for TCAP RED-INESS!

Don't forget to send money for concessions during Achievement Day activities. Items will be under $1.

Monday, April 6, 2015

April Newsletter

PICKETT Co. k-8 april newsletter
Dear families,
     I hope everyone enjoyed spring break!  There are only 7 weeks of school left for this school year.  We are making up the 1 snow day by extending the school year by 1 day.  Students will come to school on Thursday, May 21st, which was an administrative day.  The administrative day is now Friday, May 22nd and students will pick up report cards on Saturday, may 23rd.
     Pickett County K8 will be selling school t-shirts.  The t-shirts will be safety yellow.  Please be looking for an order form coming home with your child/children.  We encourage you to purchase the t-shirt for your child to wear on upcoming school trips.  It is much easier for teachers when all students have on the same color in their groups.  The t-shirts will cost $12 plus tax and orders are due by Friday, april 17th.
     Linda Crouch will be meeting with grades 4,5, and 6 on Thursday, April 9th at 2:15 p.m. to inform and encourage students about the benefits of music education.  Parents are invited to attend.
     We will be giving the state social studies field test to grades 3-8 the week of April 13th.
     Seventh and eighth grade students will be participating in “brain Games” again this year at the high school.  “Brain Games” is scheduled for Monday, April 20th from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the high school.  Dinner will be provided to the students.
     Students who qualified for the spring “peace” trip will be going to wonder works in Pigeon forge on Saturday, April 25th.
     Progress reports will go home on Thursday, april 30th.
     Tcap testing will take place the week of april 27th through may 1st.
     Kindergarten graduation has been moved to Thursday, may 14th at 7 p.m.
     Eighth grade graduation is scheduled for Thursday, may 21st at 7 p.m.

Important dates to remember:

         4/9—linda crouch meet with 4/5/6 at 2:15 pm
         4/10—Jr. high baseball game/h/Clinton co. 5 pm
         4/13-17—grades 3-8 social studies field test
         4/17—deadline for all school t-shirt orders
         4/20—7th/8th “brain Games” high school 5-8 pm
         4/24—jr. high baseball game/Clinton co. 5 pm
         4/25—“peace” trip to pigeon forge
         4/27-5/1—tcap test kindergarten through 8th
         4/30—progress reports go home

                                             Kenny Tompkins, principal