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PR Happenings 5/19/24

KINDERGARTEN -2ND GRADE FIELD DAY – Field Day for Kindergarten – 2nd grade students will be Tuesday, May 21st. Most of the activities for field day will be outside so please dress your child appropriately. Most field day activities take place in grassy areas, so please make sure your child is wearing older clothes with tennis shoes only. No flip flops please! There will be events where students will get wet, so a towel and a change of clothes is recommended. If you chose to send in lunch with your child, please only send in a sack lunch as students will not be eating in the cafeteria. We want to give a huge thank you to all of the staff that helped plan a fun day for our students! 

PRESCHOOL END OF THE YEAR CELEBRATION- Preschool students will be going to the Charlestown Splash Park on Tuesday, May 21st! All students must have at least one adult with them who has completed a background check through GCCS. If your student is an AM preschooler or in Ms. Shelby’s class adults will need to meet at the splash park at 10:00am. If your student is a PM preschooler then you will need to be at the splash park at 12:45pm. This is a special day for your preschooler to celebrate all their accomplishments with you. We ask that no siblings attend so that you can devote your attention to celebrating your preschooler! 

LIBRARY BOOK AND NURSE’S OFFICE CLOTHES REMINDER! –Please remember to send in any overdue library books to avoid any late fees. 

Also, if your child borrowed any clothes from the nurse’s office, please make sure those are returned this week as well. 

PTO INFORMATION –As we wrap up this year we are asking for you to participate in a vote for an open board member position. Please click on the link to vote in our election!  PTO Board Election Ballot

KINDERGARTEN CELEBRATION INFORMATION- Kindergarten Graduation Celebrations will take place this Thursday, May 23rd. Each class will have a celebration and each student will be allowed two adults to attend. Each adult must be signed up to attend, sign up sheets have been sent home by classroom teachers. Please reach out to your student’s teacher if you need another form. To accommodate those who are not able to find childcare for their non school aged child, we will allow children that are not in school to attend the graduation ceremony with an adult and not count as one of the two guests who are allowed to attend for each student. Please note that if a child is school aged, they will count as one of the two guests. Other PR students cannot be removed from class to attend the ceremony without being signed out of school and counting as one of the two guests.  Make sure to check the times listed below for each classroom’s celebration time.

 9:15-9:35 Hughes

9:55-10:15 Voignier

10:35-10:55 S. Lawrence

12:25-12:45 A. Lawrence

1:05-1:25 Reed 

1:45-2:05 Hobbs

2:25-2:45 Berkley

2024/2025 SCHOOL REGISTRATION INFORMATION- Use the link provided to Register your student. Students who are registered by May 24th will be able to find out their teacher for the 2024/2025 school year in early June!  Snapcode letters were mailed to all current preschool-eleventh grade students- if you need your child’s snapcode call the front office GCCS | Registration Information | Greater Clark County Schools

2024/2025 PRESCHOOL APPLICATION INFORMATION- The application process for the Greater Clark County Schools Preschool program opened April 1st! Please visit the link Preschool | Greater Clark County Schools to access the application. All preschool spots will be dependent upon availability and completion of the registration process. 

GIRLS BASKETBALL CAMP- The CHS Varsity head coach, Scott Mattews will be having a Lady Pirate Basketball Camp from Tuesday May 28th- Friday, May 30th at CHS. The camp will be from 9am-11am and is available for students in K-7th grades. Permission slips were made available to students and there are extras in the office if needed. Permission slips are due this week!   

PIRATE RUN CLUB- The Pirate Run Club will begin on Monday, June 10th! The club will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays at 7pm and Saturdays at 8am. If you are interested in joining the club you can register at . If you have questions please email

LITTLE PIRATE FOOTBALL AND CHEERLEADING SIGN UP INFORMATION – Little Pirate Football and Cheer registration is open. Sign up using the links provided.  FOOTBALL SIGN UPS Charlestown Little Pirate FootballCHEERLEADING SIGN UPS Charlestown Little Pirate Cheer. Email for questions. Registration for little pirate cheer closes June 30th. 

SUMMER CAMP FOOTBALL INFORMATION Coach Hawkins and the Little Pirate Football Association will be having a summer football camp for incoming K-6th graders for the 2024-2025 school year.  The camp will be June 25th-June 27th from 6:00-8:00 pm at Charlestown High School. Registration for the camp will be at 5:30 on June 25th at Charlestown High School before the camp begins. The cost is $30.00 and a camp t-shirt! 

LEGO CLINIC –The City of Charlestown is teaming with community partners including the Greater Clark County Schools Education Foundation to present the second annual Brick Building Clinic as part of Founders Week activities,Click the link to register!

CHS SOCCER CAMP- Boys and girls grades K-8 are welcome! This camp is hosted by Coach Martinez and the coaching staff for CHS Boys Soccer. These coaches are providing over 30 years of soccer knowledge and are excited to share their experience with the area’s youth. Also, all coaches are bilingual (English/Spanish). Deadline to register is May 24th. CHS SOCCER FORM

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