The Southwest Center hosted the 20th Annual Celebration of Schools on November 14, 2017 at the Leggett and Platt Athletic Center in Webb City. Among the honorees was Mr. Bob Cochran, the Sheldon School District's 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year and Mr. and Mrs. Sprenkle as a Friend of Education award recipient. Mr. Cochran taught band for the district for ten years before retiring at the end of the 2016-2017 . . .
The Sheldon Elementary Computer Classes for third through sixth grade have been working on their math skills a new way this year. The elementary computer teacher, Mrs. Christy Lockard, found an on-line program called “Sumdog” that they are using for an activity during their elementary computer class. “Sumdog” holds several contests throughout the school year and Mrs. Lockard enrolled her elementary computer . . .
Article with pictures attached here: Student 360 Mobile.docx If you don't have an account and would like one, or if you are having trouble signing on to your account, please call the office at 417-884-5111. Tyler SIS Student 360 Mobile Overview Tyler SIS Student 360 Mobile is a mobile phone app version of the Tyler SIS Student 360 Parent Portal available on both iOS and Android. It can be . . .
Our School has a subscription to TumbleBookLibrary , and your family can access it from home! It’s unlimited , and it’s FREE for you to use from home! TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of e-books for children. They are a great way to encourage tech-savvy kids to enjoy reading! There are over 250 animated, talking picture books! The site also features Spanish and French books, read-along . . .
SCHOLARSHIP NAME CRITERIA DEADLINE American Welding Society (10 - $1000 scholarships) open to any high school senior seeking welding training through a trade school, community college, or other facility providing welder training programs. Available year round (January 1-December 31) until the District . . .
TodayPatchy drizzle before 7am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 58. Wind chill values as low as 39 early. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
TonightIncreasing clouds, with a low around 44. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
TuesdayMostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Wind chill values as low as 40 early. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
“Selfies” (self-portraits) were the assignments for these grades. Art can be a ton of fun for a student of this age. However, simply trying to draw a line can be overwhelming, so we began the year with putting pencil and crayon to the paper. For the older end of the group, we’ve begun talking about adding things like ears and feet. We’ve also begun looking at moving away from stick figures and trying to draw a body. I think for their very first art class assignment, they’ve done a remarkable job!
Community Eligibility Provision Sheldon R-VIII School District is participating in a Free Breakfast and Lunch Program for the current school year (2015-16). This alternative is referred to as the Community Eligibility Provision. All students enrolled at this school may participate in the breakfast/lunch program at no charge. Household applications for free and reduced price meals will not be collected. Studies have shown that children who are not hungry perform better in school. By providing breakfast/lunch to all children at no charge, we can create a better learning environment for our students. The school breakfast and lunch that we serve follows U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines for healthy school meals. The Free Breakfast and Lunch Program cannot succeed without your support. Please encourage your children to participate in the school meal programs. All meals will be served to all students at no charge. Non-discrimination . . .
MSTA's Tips to help your student succeed We know you can't be with your students around the clock. That's why MSTA created a booklet for parents. It suggests ways for families to get involved with students and schools, as well as ideas for after school and homework time. You can download this free .pdf in the MSTA Community. A Spanish version is also available. English version: https://na15.salesforce.com/sfc/p/#i0000000J1Zs/a/i00000004ILp/ppk8_JJ1cg0or_sKZ94RGfIl0KETHIDmtxw.0MjmCSw= Spanish version: https://na15.salesforce.com/sfc/p/#i0000000J1Zs/a/i00000004ILu/Q_lc2suNA7BS8k6sUFwo99qSdG3p3d9DEcG7IFCGOFo=
TOP TEN THINGS TEACHERS WISH PARENTS WOULD DO Be involved. Parent involvement helps students learn, improves schools, and helps teachers work with you to help your children succeed. Provide resources at home for learning. Utilize your local library and have books and magazines available in your home. Read with your children each day. Set a good example. Show your children by your won actions that you believe reading is both enjoyable and useful. Monitor television viewing and the use of videos game systems. Encourage students to do their best in school. Show your children that you believe education is important and that you want them to do their best. Value education and seek a balance between schoolwork and outside activities. Emphasize your children's progress in developing the knowledge and skills they need to be successful both in school and in life. Recognize factors that take a toll on students' classroom performance: Consider the possible negative effects of long hours at after school jobs or in extracurricular activities. Work with your children to help them maintain a . . .