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Pittman Staff Shout Outs!!!



Congratulations to Ms. Carla Amason - "Employee of the Month for February 2014. 




Congratulations to Ms. Stephanie Williams - "Employee of the Month for January 2014. 


Our Mission Statement


Our Mission
The faculty and staff of Pittman Elementary School are committed to providing every student with adequate time, effective teaching, and a positive learning environment.


Our Vision
The students at Pittman Elementary School are equipped to compete globally utilizing 21st Century knowledge and skills.

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Send an email to
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Daily Announcements

Halifax County School District

Announces

2014 Summer Camp Opportunities

North Carolina Wesleyan College partnering with North Carolina State University will be providing Engineering Camps to Elementary Students (rising 3rd, 4th & 5th graders); Middle School Students (rising 6th, 7th & 8th graders); and High School Students (rising 9th & 10th graders).  These camps will be held at the Gateway Technology Center on the campus of NC Wesleyan College in Rocky Mount NC.  The application can be found online at the following web address ( http://www.gatewaytechnologycenter.org/Default.htm ). 

All information must be completed and returned to NC Wesleyan College in Rocky Mount NC,
 no later than 5:00 pm on May 2, 2014.


Halifax County Schools' AIG Events 2014

District Spelling Bee
~April 1, 2014 @ William R Davie @ 5:30 pm
Elementary Battle of the Books~April 17, 2014 @ NC Agricultural Cooperative Extension Building/Halifax @ 8:30 am
Middle School Battle of the Books~April 30, 2014 @ Halifax County Public Library @ 8:30 am

For Additional Information Please Contact Mrs. Gloria Harris:  harrisg@da.halifax.k12.nc.us

Suggestions

NEED TO KNOW

Halifax County Schools Seeks Input on Federal Funding

The Halifax County School District is in the process of preparing applications for federal funding in several areas of the school district programming.  Those areas include:  Title I Program Funds, School Improvement Funds, Title II Program Funds, Rural and Low Income Schools, Migrant Education Funds, Individuals with Disabilities Act, IDEA Part B, and federal funds for Career and Technical Education.  The applications describe how Halifax County proposes to use federal funds to impact student achievement for the 2013-2014 school year.  Interested stakeholders are invited to make comments and suggestions at the office of the Superintendent of Schools, 9525 Highway 301 South, Halifax, NC 27839.  For more information, call Mrs. Tyrana B. Battle at 252.583.5111 or email her at battlet@halifax.k12.nc.us.


Thanks to all students who participated in the event.

Eagles Soar, Let Us Tell You More!!!


Thanks to all our fantastic readers for making this activity a success!!!


Thanks to all who participated in our "Super Red-Reading Day", "Your Favorite Book Character or Author Day', etc. 

Kudos to students who make use of their time to read and listen to a reading aloud by the Book Club Members and Library Helpers and then met their AR goals for the 5th Six Weeks.  Keep Up the Good Work!!!



Awards Day K-2nd Grades

Congratulations, Mighty Eagles and Keep Up the Good Work!!!

Awards Day 3rd - 5th Grades

Congratulations and Keep Up the Good Work, Mighty Eagles!!!

Read to Achieve for 3rd Grades by Ms. McClain


Thank you parents for attending "Read to Achieve" Night presented by Ms. McClain.

PTA Meeting Photos


Thank you students for sharing about your favorite book characters.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE DISTRICT SPELLING BEE WINNERS:  KASHMERE HARPER - 1ST PLACE, JAMAL PITTS - 2ND PLACE AND NIGEL RICHARDSON - 3RD PLACE...WAY TO GO PITTMAN EAGLES!!!

Eagles' Nest News Updates





Congratulations to all the participants of the Battle of the Books for the 2nd Place Award: Kudos to Kameron, Jamal, Paulo, Jy'Mier, Tyquan, Demarius, Naquavious, Kashmere, Azaria, Michael, Omarion, Amya and Sanayah.



Thank you Mrs. Ruffin-Pittman,  Ms. Marrow, Ms Smith, Ms. S. Solomon, Ms. B. Solomon, Ms. Scott,   Ms. Amason and Mrs. Powell for coming out and reading Dr. Seuss Books to the Pittman Eagles.  Thanks to Ms. Arlene Williams for coordinating this event!



 PBIS Activity Every Other Friday starting, January 24, 2014 in the afternoon at 2:30 pm. - 3:30 pm.
 

Parent's Nest

We are encouraging you to please contact the school and speak to the Principal, Ms. Jacqueline Williams if you can volunteer from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Monday to Friday.
Thanks for all you do!

Eagles' Nest Word of Thought

STUDENTS: TO BE PRODUCTIVE CITIZENS, YOU MUST POSSESS GOOD CHARACTER!

101 WAYS TO PRAISE OUR KIDS!
   HERE ARE SOME EXAMPLES:
BRAVO! RIGHT ON! AWESOME!
I KNEW YOU COULD DO IT! YOU'RE
   AMAZING! SPECTACULAR!
               YOU'RE A WINNER! UNBELIEVABLE!
                       THUMBS UP! BRILLIANT!






"CONGRATULATIONS MR. PRESIDENT ON YOUR SECOND TERM"!

Read with or to your child/ren every night!

Weather

Today, 4/24/2014
High: 69 Low: 46
Mostly sunny
0% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/25/2014
High: 76 Low: 54
Thunderstorms
60% chance of precipitation.

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Eagles' Buzzword

languor - Read Full Article

The Buzzword of the Day for 04/24/2014 is:

languor (noun)

\LANG-ger\

What does it mean?

1 : weakness or weariness of body or mind
2 : a state of dreamy idleness

How do you use it?

"There you stand, lost in the infinite series of the sea, with nothing ruffled but the waves. The tranced ship indolently rolls; the drowsy trade winds blow; everything resolves you into languor." (Herman Melville, _Moby Dick_)

Are you a word wiz?

In the quotation from _Moby Dick_, the narrator, Ishmael, is describing how it is to be up in the crow's nest on a big ship at sea. Which of the following words could Ishmael have used in place of "languor" to have basically the same meaning?

A. lassitude
B. levity
C. paucity
D. plentitude
Check your answer on Word Central.

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