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September 19, 2018 Page 6C iRe orter II Each week during the school year The Reporter spotlights activities and achievements of students, faculty and staff at a different Monroe County school Thank you to Misti Sikes, media specialist, for cordinating news from K.B. Sutton Elementa Next week look for news from Monroe County Middle School Email school-related news, induding items for "Monroe in College" to Diane Glidewell at ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~i~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ On Friday, Aug. 31 students and staff at K.B. Sutton Elementary celebrated College Colors Day, a day to recognize the importance of a college educa- tion. Everyone at the school was encouraged to wear the colors of their favorite college or universi . Educators decorated pennants of the schools from which they gradu- ated. The pennants were displayed in the cafeteria and in the hall in front of the media center. Having the pennants in a visible location promoted conversations between teachers and students about the possibilities and op- portunities of higher education. To tie college readiness into the curriculum, 5th grade Project SOAR students researched the colleges and universities that they were interested in attending and determined the total cost of a four-year education at that school. We are working to prepare our students for their bright futures! Students and staff of K.B. Sutton represented their favorite colleges with enthusi- asm before the start of the school day. K.B. Suffon students show their excitement for this book with Melissa Mathis. 'John Deere, at's Who' comes to the media center as a special delivery Melissa Mathis of the Monroe County Farm Bureau excited our students by donating a brand new book to our school's library media center. The book that was given to our school is "John Deere, That's Who" by Tracy Maurer and Tim Zeltner. Our students are eager to read about John Deere's steel plow invention by reading this beautifully illus- trated stor)n Young Knights show Wisdom During the month of August, students learned about wisdom. One student from each classroom was selected for demonstrating this character trait and was recognized as a part of K.B. Sutton's Knights Honor Club: Aysen Johnson, KaliAnn List, Annagail Sharp, Skylar Haywood, Cailee Wooten, Leah Rosier, Carmine Jones, Silas Queen, Joshua Hooks, Zacarian Brewer, Ryder Sikes, Myriana Brezial, Kane Felker, Hayden Warner, Sam Nickel, K'yanah Sims, Isabella Futch, Cayden Wooten, Lisa Lundy, Dakota Walker, Joey Thompson, Kylee Sanders, Hess Balltzglier, Carter Johnson, Scott Rankin, Will Vinson, Khy- auna Buckner, Noah Faulkner, Gabe Pressley. A beautiful wooden bench was built for the K.B. Sutton read- ing garden during the summer months by Gage Byerly, who is working toward his Eagle Scout Award. Our students will enjoy this reading nook for many years to come. PreK students enjoy the reading garden and bench. I Shirley Johnson was recog- nized for promoting positive student behavior with the PBIS Staff Member award. Johnson received a Knight bobble head and a cer- tificate to celebrate the PBIS (Positive Behavioral Inter- vention & Supports) Staff Member award. Applying the scientific method Charlotte Copeland~ fourth grade science class at K.B. Sutton Elementary has been learning about the scien- tific method. The children conducted a science project to see how grow toys change in water. The students measured the toys before and after they spent 24 hours in water. (Photo courtesy of Char- Iotte Copeland.) t Angela Lyons was cel- Candice Lewis was recog- ebrated as the CLASS Act nized by her peers as the Paraprofessional Award STAR (Superbly Talented winner of the month at K.B. and an Amazing Role model), Sutton. Teacher for the month of September at K.B. Sutton. ST@ENT THE EEK for the Monroe County School StateFarrn 281 Tiff College Drive. Forsyth, GA 3i 029 Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5".30 pm ii i~i~ i 4 Pride of Fo M l q ~J L~ The Pride of Forsyth #144 O.E.S. donated backpacks and school supplies to the stu- dents at K.B. Suffen Elementary School. K.B. Sutton appreciates the thoughtfulness of ~ this group because they have helped ensure that students are prepared for the school year with the tools that they need to succeed.