The Adair County R-II School year will begin for the teachers
on Tuesday, August 22, 2000 with an inservice beginning at 8:30
School will begin for students on Wednesday, August 23, 2000 at
8:45 a.m. and will be dismissed at 3:15 p.m. Breakfast and lunch
will be served on the first day as on all other school days. Breakfast
prices remain at $.65 for students and $1.00 for adults. Lunch
prices remain at $1.25 for students and $1.75 for adults. Free
and reduced price meals will be offered upon submission of a qualifying
application for those meals. Applications will be sent home on
the first day of school. Please complete them as soon as possible
if you think your family may qualify for the program. Please keep
in mind that you may complete an application at any time during
the school year or submit a change if your financial situation
Kindergarten snacks and milk remain at $.20 a day. This cost is
not covered by the free and reduced meal application.
Parents please expect packets of forms to be sent home with your
students the first day. You will be receiving free/reduced meal
applications, emergency cards, insurance applications and other
important forms. Go through them the first evening and complete
all the ones that need to be returned to the school.
State law requires all students to have proper and up-to-date
immunizations to be allowed to attend school. Notices were sent
to district students who needed immunizations over the summer
to remain current. If you received such a letter and have not
had the required immunization(s), you must do so before August
23 or you will not be allowed to attend school.
The annual school district bulletins were mailed to all district
patrons and the patrons of neighboring school districts on July
25. If you have not received one, please call or stop by the office.
They contain valuable information such as schedules, fees, policies
and staff listings for our district.
Tabitha Thompson has been employed to teach third grade. Tabitha
was a student teacher for Lisa Kinsel last year. She resides north
of Brashear with her husband, Brett. Together they will be coaching
the junior high girls basketball team.
Michael Jennings has been employed to teach science in grades
7-12. Michael graduated from Culver Stockton in May of 2000. He
will be coaching baseball and varsity girls basketball.
Aniece Harvey has been employed as a part-time server for the
kitchen. Aniece resides in Hurdland with her husband, Jerry, and
children, Bailey and Brandon.
Charlene Fisher has been employed as a grant writer and will also
be coordinating our At Risk Program. She resides on a farm north
Don Snoozy has been employed to teach math in grades 7-12. Don
returns to our district after taking a two-year leave to pursue
his Masters Degree.
The elementary building has re-enrolled in the General Mills Box
Tops for Education Program. Please check your cereal boxes, General
Mills Snacks, and Yoplait items for qualifying Box Tops and send
them to school with your child(ren). Last year we raised $82.70.
The bus schedule will be different than last year. There will
be four bus routes. The bus and driver for your student(s) may
be different from last year. Times may vary. Be ready the first
few days until the students and drivers get in a routine.
Teri Crandall will drive bus 37. Her route will begin at her house
at approximately 7:05 a.m. She will drive west and north to Willmathsville
then south and west picking up all stops north of and including
Adair. She will conclude her route with all stops along Route
J ending in Brashear at 8:15 a.m. The evening route will be reversed.
John Shahan will drive bus 36. He will leave the bus lot at approximately
7:10 a.m. and will start picking up at Schneiderheinze and then
around to Moyer. Then he will cross Route J and run the route
Lajeana ran last year. Kelsey then north and west picking up to
Glen Snyder. He will drive the west side of the district and back
in on Route 6. The evening route will run the same way.
Bus 35 will be driven by Tony Morton. He will begin in the southwest
part of the district on Route F. He will pick up Wheeler, Mihalevich
and Turner, then he will pick up Gibbs, working back toward Brashear
picking up all stops along both sides of Route 6 (much like Jeff's
old route). Ending will pick up near Brashear at 8:15 a.m. The
evening route will be reversed.
Bus 34 will be driven by Marvin Magruder. He will run the south
route (Larry's old route) much like last year. Beginning at approximately
7:20 a.m. in the southwest corner at Sykes picking up north of
Route E down route along both sides picking up all stops south
and west of Gibbs, then will return along the east side of the
district and will make pick up near Brashear, ending by picking
up Potter and Harrelson at about 8:10 a.m. The evening route will
These routes will be better for some and more difficult for others.
The arrival times may vary somewhat until the route is run a few
times. We hope the changes will not inconvenience you. If you
have more questions, please contact John Baker, Transportation
Director, at 323-5272.
The annual Tiger Marching Band Camp will begin Monday, August
14 at 5:00 p.m. and conclude around 8:00 p.m. for flags and auxiliary,
and at 6:30 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. for everyone else. The camp will
continue through Friday, August 18. All students are expected
to attend each evening. Please notify Mrs. Harrison if you have
any unavoidable conflicts.
Please note that those students playing marching percussion will
meet at 6:00 p.m. each evening for sectional work. They will have
a few minutes extra break in the evening to help make up for the
extra time. Flags will also be getting some break time while the
drumline is rehearsing.
There will be a Booster Meeting at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, August
18 which all parents are encouraged to attend. After a brief business
meeting, uniforms will be fitted for all members. Parents please
bring measuring tapes and straight pins as hems will need to be
marked for sewing.
Listed below are some tips to help you prepare for the camp:
The Adair County R-II School District has a job opening for a person to work in the At-Risk Program. The person needs to enjoy working with students and have 60 hours of college credits (required to obtain a substitute teaching certificate).
Applications must be received before August 18, 2000. To apply, please stop by or call the superintendent's office at 323-5272.
Breakfast each day includes cereal, milk, juice or
fruit. New regulations mandate the main entree for the day must
be placed on each tray (designated by * in daily menu).
Wednesday: Pancake/Juicy burger*, carrots, slaw, fruit, cookie
Thursday: Scrambled eggs/Ham*, green beans, hominy, fruit, rice krispie treat
Friday: Toast w/ jelly/Chicken nuggets*, corn, beets,
Monday: French toast/Tenderloin on bun*, corn, spinach, fruit, cookie
Tuesday: Egg & cheese omelet/Spaghetti*, meat sauce, lettuce, carrots, fruit, brownies
Wednesday: Biscuit & gravy/Turkey & noodles*, cottage cheese, green beans, fruit, jello
Thursday: Donut/Nachos*, lettuce, tomatoes, fruit, cake
Friday: Breakfast pizza/Hot dog on bun*, potato salad,
kraut, apple crisp
Monday: No School
Tuesday: Ham/Pizza*, corn, spinach, fruit, cake
Wednesday: Breakfast bites/Shaved turkey on bun*, green beans, beets, fruit, brownies
Thursday: Waffle/Taco casserole*, lettuce, chips, tomatoes, fruit
Friday: Sausage w/ biscuit/Chicken patty*, baked
beans, slaw, fruit, cookie
Monday: Pancake/Garlic cheese bread*, corn, slaw, fruit, cake
Tuesday: Scrambled eggs/Meatloaf*, green beans, beets, fruit, cookie
Wednesday: Toast/Mr. Ribb*, baked potato, peas, fruit, ice cream
Thursday: Donut/Country fried steak*, mashed potatoes, gravy, peas, fruit, jello
Friday: Muffin/Bar-B-Q chicken on bun*, corn, carrots,
Monday: French toast/Burger on bun*, french fries, carrots, fruit, cookie
Tuesday: Egg & cheese omelet/Chicken fingers*, corn, beets, fruit, cake
Wednesday: Biscuit & gravy/Turkey*, mashed potatoes, gravy, peas, fruit, ice cream
Thursday: Toast/Tacos*, lettuce, cheese, tomatoes, fruit, pudding
Friday: Ham/Fish*, macaroni & cheese, green beans,
Monday: Breakfast bites/Pizza*, corn, spinach, fruit, cake
Tuesday: Waffle/Ham*, potatoes, peas, fruit, ice cream
Wednesday: Scrambled eggs/Sub sandwich*, green beans, beets, fruit, jello
Thursday: Sausage w/ biscuit/Chicken strips*, cottage cheese, carrots, fruit, pudding
Friday: Donut/Beef stew*, corn bread, white beans,
|23||First Day of School|
|24||Sophomore Class Ring Presentation||8:00 a.m.|
|Senior Announcement Presentation|
|25||Softball w/ Scotland County||T||5:00|
|26||Schuyler County JV SB Tourney||T||TBA|
|28||Sophomore Ring Orders and Senior Announcement Orders will be taken|
|29||Softball w/ Marion County||T||5:00|
|31||Softball/Baseball w/ Macon County||T||5:30|
|1||Softball w/ Newtown-Harris||T||5:00|
|4||NO SCHOOL - Labor Day|
|5||Softball/Baseball w/ Novinger||T||5:30|
|8||Early Dismissal - Teacher Inservice||12:45|
|8||Softball/Baseball w/ LaPlata||T||5:30|
|9||Atlanta Softball Tourney||T||TBA|
|12||School Pictures - Preschool at 8:15 a.m.|
|12||Softball/Baseball w/ Atlanta||H||5:30|
|15||Softball/Baseball w/ Green City||H||5:30|
|16||Atlanta Baseball Tourney||T||TBA|
|18||Softball w/ Marion County||H||5:00|
|19||Softball/Baseball w/ Bucklin||T||5:30|
|22||Softball/Baseball w/ Bevier||H||5:30|
|23||Schuyler County SB Tourney||T||TBA|
|26||Softball/Baseball w/ Linn County||H||5:30|
|28||Evening in Education/ Elementary Open House||H||6-7:00|