Immunization reminder for the 2021-2022 school year. All 8th graders will need to have a Tdap and MCV vaccination or exemption. All 12th graders will need to have a second MCV vaccination or exemption. Proof of these vaccinations or exemptions will need to be turned into the school by the first day of school or your student will not be able to start classes.
One last reminder about Summer School forms: If you have a student needing or wanting to attend, please come by the elementary office to complete a Summer School form to get students enrolled. We want to make sure that we have planned for any student wanting or needing to be here. For elementary students, any student who attends 12 of the 17 days before June 23 and does not have discipline referrals will be welcome to go on our field trip to WonderWorks Branson on June 24. It is the new STEAM experience in Branson.
Everyone deserves a voice. At Alton R-IV, Mrs. Reagan Clark is responsible for providing a voice for each of our students. Reagan stays busy working as the only Speech and Language Pathologist in our district. She has an amazing gift and we are truly blessed to have her here serving our students. Her expertise is apparent each time she works with our students. She has a heart of gold and truly cares deeply about her students. She works hard to help them reach their goals. Thank you, Mrs. Clark, for making a difference one WORD at a time! #NationalSpeechPathologistDay #BlessedWithTheBest #AltonRIV
Elementary grades were emailed out this morning. Please check your spam folder if you have not received them. In addition, a paper copy will also be sent home with each child. Your child will be promoted to the next grade level unless the school has contacted you personally about grade continuance. Please contact the school with questions or concerns.
Our last day of school is Wednesday, May 12th at 1:07 PM! Our 2021-2022 school calendar can now be found under the Documents section on our website. Have a wonderful summer!
Due to the current weather conditions, including audible thunder, and future radar, we are going to have to cancel the field day events for the afternoon. Again, second and third grade field day events are cancelled for this afternoon.
It is a little soggy, but fourth and fifth grade field day is on for today at 1:00 on the baseball field. Please remember that parents and guests need to sit outside the fence. If parents want to check students out once completed, please let students return to the classroom and check out through the office.
Unfortunately, because of the wet fields, Kindergarten and First Grade field day will be cancelled. We will monitor the field and see how it looks for Fourth and Fifth grade events for tomorrow.
Summer School 2021 will be held June 1 through June 25. If you have any student that will be attending, please get their forms into the office as soon as possible for planning purposes. We want to ensure that we have enough teachers to serve the students who are coming. Deadline is Friday, May 7. Remember, no transportation is provided, but meals are free for any student attending. We have MANY fun things planned for the elementary students, and a decision regarding the mask mandate will be made at the May Board meeting.
It's Book Fair time! May 3-7 Alton Elementary Library https://www.scholastic.com/bf/altonelementaryschool5
AHS Senior Jed Montgomery signs with Evangel University Baseball, Congratulations Jed!
2021-2022 Vaccination Requirements All students entering 8th grade for the 2021-2022 school year will need a Tdap and MCV vaccination All students entering 12th grade for the 2021-2022 school year will need their 2nd MCV vaccination unless the 1st one was given after the age of 16 You will need to provide proof of these vaccinations or an exemption card before the first day of school in August. If you have any questions please call the school and talk to Leslie Weyland, School Nurse.
We are excited to announce that Awards Assemblies & Field Days will be held at the elementary on the same day for individual grade levels. All awards assemblies are open to parents who wish to attend and will be held in the FEMA building. Field Days will begin at 12:30 on the Baseball Field. We ask that all students remain on the field with teachers and parents remain outside the fenced in area to follow our social distancing policy and still be able to hold these events. Parents that would like to bring lunch for the students on their day are welcome to drop it off in the office. If you plan to check your child out after the Field Day events, please do so in the elementary office. Students will need to go back to the classroom with their teacher. In the case of any inclement weather, there will be no rescheduled Field Day Events. To keep with the continuity of the day, we do think it best that students remain on campus for the entire day and spend this memorable occasion with their classmates. Please see the schedule below: Kindergarten Awards- May 4 8:20-9:20 1st Grade Awards- May 4 9:30-10:30 K/1 Field Day- May 4 Afternoon events only 2nd Grade Awards- May 6 8:20-9:20 3rd Grade Awards- May 6 9:30-10:30 2/3 Field Day- May 6 Afternoon events only 4th Grade Awards- May 5 8:20-9:20 5th Grade Awards- May 5 9:30-10:30 4/5 Field Day- May 5 Afternoon events only
Congratulations to Gunnar Kennedy for placing 2nd at State for Coding and Programming. He will advance to Nationals. Congrats also to Mya Shields and Harly Howell for 7th place Local Chapter Business Report.
HS Softball Update: The 12:00pm BSC Softball Tournament game between Alton and Winona today has been forfeited by Winona. The Alton HS Softball team advances to the semifinals at 4:00pm vs Ellington today.
The Alton R-IV Board of Education met in regular session last night. We welcomed two new board members: Chris Johnston and Kelly Stubblefield. Becky Granger(pictured) was elected as president, Jamie Sisco as vice president, Bart Kernodle as treasurer, and Kelli Reed as secretary. Rick Henson and Chris Clark are also active members of the board.
It's a Party! We will have a kickoff for our MAP testing on Thursday, April 8 from 5:00 to 6:00 pm. Please follow our parent pickup line to pick up a goody bag with some testing tips and treats for the students in Kindergarten through fifth grade. Watch for balloons beginning at the entrance.
End of Course Exams will be held April 12-April 16 in the high school. If your student is on the roster to test, they will be notified by their teachers. End of Course exams are being given to students in Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, English 10, Biology 1, and Government. Please make sure your student is at school on time and has had a healthy breakfast each morning before testing begins. If you have any questions, you may contact your child's teacher or the High School counselor, Jessi Johnson at 417-778-7215.
Make plans to attend the Map Drive-Thru Party! Thursday, April 8th between 5:00-6:00 p.m.