School News

Keep up-to-date with all the Prescott South Elementary South news and events here!

Also catch up on Mrs. Jones's all-calls if you missed them. 

We are also on Twitter PSES_Pups!

Monday: Gooney Bird Greene Chapter 1

posted by Natalie Beach





Dress up Tuesday in your favorite hat!

Dress Up Days This Week

posted Feb 25, 2017, 6:33 PM by Natalie Beach   [ updated Feb 25, 2017, 6:33 PM ]

Read Across America Dress Up Days
February 27th-March 3rd

We will collect a $1 donation for our school each day you dress up!

Monday - Favorite Book Character
Tuesday - Favorite Hat
Wednesday - Favorite Vocabulary Word Theme
Thursday - Relax and Read - Pajama Day
Friday - Something Seussical 

Shop the Book Fair Saturday from 9:30-10:30!

posted Feb 24, 2017, 8:03 AM by Natalie Beach   [ updated Feb 24, 2017, 8:09 AM ]

Come shop the book fair Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 in the morning!  Even if you are not attending the Cat in the Hat Breakfast (a pre-sale, tickets only event), you can stop by our school library to shop!


Read Online with MyOn

posted Feb 23, 2017, 9:02 PM by Natalie Beach   [ updated Feb 23, 2017, 9:03 PM ]


Our school will begin reading online with MyOn, and you can use it at home, too!  Passwords will come home soon.  Go to http://about.myon.com/ to find out more. 


http://about.myon.com/

4th Graders: Middle School Cheer Parent Meeting Thursday

posted Feb 21, 2017, 5:59 PM by Natalie Beach


Book Fair This Week!

posted Feb 20, 2017, 4:07 PM by Natalie Beach   [ updated Feb 20, 2017, 4:07 PM ]


Our Book Fair starts tomorrow in the library!  Shop at school from 7:45-3:00, during your library time, during the Cat In the Hat breakfast, or online at https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bf/prescottsouthelementarysch

Picture Day Wednesday: NO GREEN

posted Feb 7, 2017, 6:39 PM by Natalie Beach   [ updated Feb 7, 2017, 6:40 PM ]


Tomorrow is picture day!  We will take individual and group photos.  Individual pictures will be made in front of a green screen so children should NOT WEAR GREEN.
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Mrs. Pecora, Rotary Teacher of Excellence

posted Feb 7, 2017, 6:34 PM by Natalie Beach   [ updated Feb 7, 2017, 6:41 PM ]

Congratulations Mrs. Sue Pecora, who was chosen as the Rotary Teacher of Excellence by her PSES peers!g your canned and boxed foods!


The Cub Scouts are having their annual PSES food drive from January 30th - February 10th.


Top Growth Scores for PSES!

posted Jan 30, 2017, 11:20 AM by Natalie Beach   [ updated Jan 30, 2017, 12:28 PM ]

PSES students and teachers have earned top marks for growth on their 2016 standardized tests!  Measured from 1-5, PSES scored a 5 in growth for Literacy, Numeracy, and Overall scores!  For more information about PSES test scores, visit http://www.tennessee.gov/education/topic/report-card and scroll to the bottom of the page.  Drop down menus will take you to Putnam County, then Prescott South Elementary School. 








STEM Center Family Events

posted Jan 25, 2017, 6:28 PM by Natalie Beach


Visit https://www.tntech.edu/stem/register to register or find more information!


Kids, Families & Community


February 2017


9  Wikipedia‐thon Event

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Description: The Millard Oakley STEM Center is hosting this event lead by Dr. Allen Driggers of

the TTU History Department. Come and join scholars and students to learn how to edit and

compose wikipedia articles! New to using wikipedia? We'll have pros to help you learn how to

edit wikipedia! Our theme this time will be women and science. We'll have resources and

information handy to help you compose an interesting entry!


10  Science & Engineering Fair Awards Ceremony 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Description: Come and see the entries for this year’s fair. Open public viewing and the award

ceremony will take place during this time.


17  Fab Friday 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Description: STEM Fab Friday events are focused on getting families and their children

engaged in STEM activities. There are two regularly schedule events each semester held on

Friday's from 6‐8 pm. We look forward to having families enjoy time together while exploring

new STEM concepts through hands‐on activities.


25  STEM Safari Saturday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Description: Fairytale STEM Once upon a time, families came to the TTU STEM Center

to enjoy STEM activities related to beloved fairy tales. Together these families built

bridges for the 3 Billy Goats Gruff, designed stronger houses for the 3 Little Pigs,

measured Rapunzel’s hair, and guessed Rumplestiltskin’s mathematical riddles. The

families had so much fun they skipped back to their homes and lived happily ever

after. The end.



March 2017


25  STEM Safari Saturday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Description: STEM Wars Long ago in a galaxy far, far away there were families seeking

weekend activities to stimulate their young children’s minds. They found what they were

looking for at the TTU STEM Center. They made lightsabers for Luke, rescued Han from the

carbonite, and coded with Leia. May the STEM force be with you.



April 2017


21  Fab Friday 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Description: STEM Fab Friday events are focused on getting families and their children

engaged in STEM activities. There are two regularly schedule events each semester held on

Friday's from 6‐8 pm. We look forward to having families enjoy time together while exploring

new STEM concepts through hands‐on activities.

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