The following classes had perfect attendance the week of September 10-13! Jessica Hasting's first block, Lana Hensley's 4th grade, Tammy Trent's first block, and Skylar Adams' first grade. Great job students!
Congratulations to Mrs. Cristi Altum, 2nd grade teacher at Coalfield School AND Mrs. Amy Jones 5th grade teacher at Sunbright School on receiving the Coordinated School Health Mini Grant for flexible seating. Both teachers will be able to purchase alternative seating for the students in their classroom such as exercise balls, wobble chairs, standing desks, etc.
Director of Schools Ronnie Wilson would like to announce the November 2018 Teachers of the Month. Rebecca Webb from Central Elementary is our Grades Pre-K-5 Teacher of the Month. Rebecca teaches Special Education. She is a dedicated, loyal, and determined educator. She wants to make sure that each student works and reaches their maximum potential. She sees the big picture and is able to celebrate small gains.
Laura Carpenter is our Teacher of the Month in Grades 6-8. Laura is the new School Counselor at Sunbright School. She came in and began working with schedules and new enrollments like she had been here for many years. She works very hard and diligently with new families to make them feel at home.
Jessica Hastings from Coalfield School is our Grades 9-12 Teacher of the Month. Jessica is always busy planning events for the students at Coalfield whether it is with FBLA, yearbook, Homecoming, or Spirit Week. Mr. Wilson would like to express appreciation to our Teachers of the Month for November. Their hard work and dedication to the children of Morgan County is invaluable and important to the development of our students. Mr. Wilson would like to express his appreciation to Ole Ben Franklin Ford and Sonic of Wartburg, for their sponsorship of the Teacher of the Month program with free oil changes and free combo meals for the Teachers of the Month.
Director of Schools Ronnie Wilson is pleased to announce the Teachers of the Month for October. Travis Nelson from Oakdale School is the Pre-K-5 Teacher of the Month. Travis is the Elementary PE teacher and High School Basketball Coach. Travis works hard daily to ensure the students have an enjoyable experience in PE. He has a great rapport and cares for the students of Oakdale School.
Tracy Roper from Petros-Joyner School is our Grades 6-8 October Teacher of the Month. Tracy works very hard to engage her students in STEM based lessons that meet the rigor of the new science standards. She is also part of the school–wide STEM leadership team.
Sarah Shanks from Morgan County Career Technical Center is our Grades 9-12 Teacher of the Month . Sarah has done a great job in starting a brand new Culinary Arts program. The class has already entered a competition and has won awards and scholarships for our students. We are excited going forward with this program and the possibilities are endless. Mr. Wilson would like to congratulate our Teachers of the Month and he would like to thank our sponsors, Ole Ben Franklin Ford and Sonic of Wartburg for making prizes and awards available for our Teachers of the Month
Parents of Prek, Kindergarten, and 7th grade students who have not completed updated required immunizations or physicals have until Friday, August 31st to submit documentation to the school nurse. Beginning Tuesday, September 4th, students without updated proof of immunizations or physicals will be sent home with an unexcused absence.