Parents/Students our first day of school will begin August 15th, and our Back to School Orientation night will be held August 13th at 6 PM. Please bring your children so they can see their new classrooms, and socialize. I ask that everyone meet in the gym for a quick meeting before you exit to go to the classrooms. Don't forget to meet with the bus drivers and Ms. Debbie and Ms. Tosh in the office.

I know summer is a busy time for families, but I am asking that you read or have your children read a book once a week. Work on math facts, or sight words--whatever area your child may need a little extra help. Thank you in advance!

Hope to see you August 13th! Enjoy your summer!   


 Our Character Trait for the month is Courageous. Parents please reinforce this word at home whenever possible.

About Our School

Phelps County R-III School District is located in rural Phelps County.  The school serves grades PreK - 8 with a student population of approximately 200.  The school is served by a Board of Education that truly believes in the students and an education that prepares the students for becoming lifelong learners.  Our staff, faculty members, and administrator work together to create a family atmosphere where everyone enjoys learning - children and adults.  Our community  families work together to support  those learning endeavors.

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Phelps County R-III

It is the policy of the Phelps County R-III School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or disability in its programs or employment practices as required by Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Upcoming Events

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September 20 - September 20

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September 20

K-8th grade A.R. Night

03:15 pm - 04:45 pm

September 27

Back To School Skate Night

05:00 pm - 08:00 pm

October 04

K-8th grade Title I Night

03:15 pm - 04:45 pm

October 08

No School-PD Day

October 16

End of 1st Quarter

October 16

7/8 Swedeborg Basketball Away

06:00 pm - 08:00 pm

October 18

Green Forest 7/8 Basketball Home

05:30 pm - 07:30 pm

October 19

Pete's Pumpkin Patch

10:30 am - 01:00 pm

October 22 - October 25

Scholastic Book Fair

October 22

Newburg 7/8 Basketball Away

06:00 pm - 08:00 pm

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