BARTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NEWSLETTER JANUARY, 2011 GIFTED AND TALENTED PROJECT FAIR WINNERS Congratulations to the winners of the 2010 Barton Gifted and Talented Project Fair which was held December 7th. The winners will be attending the Great Rivers Educational Cooperative Fair at P.C.C.U.A. in Helena on January 13, 2011. The winners for third grade were Hunter Ginn, Abby Rhodenizer, Cheyenne Cantwell and Hayden Webb. Fourth grade winners included Michael Yeager and Cheyenne Lane. The fifth grade winners were Justin Redd, Haley Warren, Kelsey Williams, Casey Arnold and Anthony Smith. Our sixth grade winners were Alex Rhodenizer, Tori Grandin, Riley Lewis, Robert Brown, and Malcolm Vincent. We wish all of our winners the best of luck at the Cooperative Fair in January. SECOND NINE WEEKS REPORT CARDS The Second Nine Weeks Report Cards will be sent home with students on Thursday, January 6, 2011. BARTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SPELLING BEE The Barton Elementary School Spelling Bee will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 11, 2011 in the elementary school library. Two students from each of the third, fourth, fifth and sixth grade homeroom classes will participate. The first and second place winners in this event will participate in a spell-off between students from other Phillips County schools later in January to determine on Phillips County winner to send to the Mid –South Spelling Bee in Memphis, Tennessee in March. DECEMBER STUDENTS OF THE MONTH Congratulations to the following students who were selected as December 2010 Students of the Month by their teachers. They will be rewarded with pins, pencil, certificates and some extra time in the gym on Friday, January 7, 2011. The list includes: Preschool: Heidi Grace Jenkins Kindergarten: Clifton Kirkwood, Jamie Alvarado and Jo’Naiyya Montague First: Saniyah Morgan, Trinity Johnson and Kayleigh Ginn Second: Kailin Holloway, Madison Webb and Jeffrey Lassiter Third: Jaisetea Jefferson, Ronald Layton and Mikah Brannon Fourth: Hunter Davis, Charles Simonson and Curtis Hoover Fifth: Wanya Wilkins, Will Burns and Marquis Walker Sixth: Breanna Butler, Dakota Newsom and Robert Brown Others: Makinlee Fitts, Christopher Smith, Fallon Fryer, Kimberlee Burgress, Jennifer Williams, Jillian Mallard, Hunter Ginn and Shelley Lusk MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL HOLIDAY The Barton Schools will be closed on Monday, January 17, 2011 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Holiday. PEEWEE BASKETBALL TRYOUTS Peewee Basketball Tryouts will be held Saturday, February 5, 2011. The fourth through sixth grade girls will tryout between 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. and fourth through sixth grade boys will tryout between 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Please be on time!