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Sweeny Announcements

  • Free vaccination clinic

    In partnership with Jordan Valley Community Health Center, a FREE vaccination clinic will take place on April 28 and May 1 for ALL students needing vaccinations.  Click here for a summary of these requirements.  Here is the consent form.  Below is the clinic schedule.

    April 28th: at the High School from 7:30-2:30

    May 1st: at the Middle School from 7:40-2:40

     

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  • No charge in May

    As charging is not allowed the last month of school, please ensure your child has enough money in their meal account to cover breakfast, lunch, and/or extra milk. A complimentary PB&J and milk is available for students not on free meals who forget their lunch money or packed lunch.

    Checks may be made out to Republic Schools.  Payments may be sent to the school in an envelope with the student's name, school name, and the amount being paid.  If paying for more than one student on the same check, please indicate how much to deposit into each student account.

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  • Teacher Appreciation Week, May 8th-12th

    Teacher Appreciation Week is a great time for students to show their appreciation for our amazing team!

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  • ROAR Run May 6th

    This is a 5K/1 mile fun run for the community. Sweeny will receive a portion of the profit from all runners who select "Sweeny" on the registration form. We will have LOTS of staff participating that day so we would LOVE to have your child participate in the ROAR Run with us.

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  • MAP Celebration May 8th

    We will be celebrating the completion of the MAP test as well as all of our learning this school year. If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please call the school office.

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  • Last day of school, dismissal times

    May 17th is the last day of school.  Below are the dismissal times.

    Elementary: 1:00 p.m.

    Middle school: 12:00 p.m.

    High school: 12:00 p.m.

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  • MAP testing

    3rd-5th graders will be MAP testing April 24th-May 5th.  Please make sure that your students are here on time each day and eat a healthy breakfast.

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  • Field Day May 15th

    Field Day is Monday, May 15th, which is just around the corner!  This is a day to celebrate fitness. There will be organized fitness games outside. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact your child's teacher.
     
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  • Lunch on the Lawn May 17th

    Please join us on the last day of school, Wednesday, May 17th, for lunch on the lawn.  This is a time for our families to come to school, have lunch with their kiddo and celebrate the school year. We will have the ice cream truck here. Please be watching for more information on this event.

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  • Kindergarten Orientation May 2nd

    Incoming kindergarten families, please join us on Tuesday, May 2nd from 6-7 p.m. for Kindergarten Orientation.  During this time you will have the opportunity to meet administrative, counseling, and kindergarten staff while you learn about what to expect in kindergarten during the 2017-2018 school year!  Incoming kindergarteners should join us as well.  They will have the opportunity to ride a bus, have a snack, and meet and play with new friends!  We look forward to visiting with our current and new families!

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  • PTO Movie Night on the Lawn 5/11

    Have a family movie night out with PTO on May 11th at 6pm. This will be an evening of games, movies and fabulous food. If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please contact Rachel Kelsey at rachel@qualitycreativegroup.com.

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  • Sweeny PTO Meeting- May 1st

    Please join us for our Meeting Mania in the Sweeny Cafeteria from 5:45-6:45 p.m. to collaborate on upcoming events and plan for next school year.  To stay connected on upcoming events and volunteer opportunities "Like" us on Facebook.

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  • Spirit Day

    Wear your Republic Gear every Monday for a spirit wear class competition.
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  • End of the Day Procedures

    Monday through Thursday: Due to end of the day procedures, there will be no transportation changes after 3:00 p.m. and no student check outs after 3:15 p.m.  **Friday: There will be no transportation changes after 2:00 p.m. and no student check outs after 2:15 p.m.  Please call the office if you have any questions.  Thank you for your understanding.

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  • Sweeny Office Hours

    Sweeny's office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:10 a.m. to 3:50 p.m.

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District Announcements

  • District Book Fair, April 25 & 27

    Book Fair The district BOOK FAIR is April 25 and 27 from 3:45-6:30 p.m. in the Board Training Room inside Price Elementary (518 N. Hampton)! All proceeds will be shared among ALL elementary and middle school libraries to provide resources for guest authors and illustrators to visit!
     
    Can't make it, no worries! You can shop online at http://www.scholastic.com/bf/price. This is a great opportunity to pick up some books for summer reading!
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  • State Testing Window, April 19-May 5

    It's time for annual state assessments. As a district, the overall testing window for students in grades 3-8 taking the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) Grade Level Assessments and secondary students participating in End of Course exams will be April 24-May 5. Each building will provide specific dates per grade level/course through their communication tools.

     

    In addition, every 11th grader will be given the ACT on Wednesday, April 19. On that same date all 9th and 10th grade students will be taking a practice ACT assessment that was developed by the district, and seniors will be participating in service projects across the community. 

     
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  • ROAR Run 2017

    ROAR Run Join us Saturday, May 6 for the Republic School District's ROAR Run presented by Mid-Missouri Bank! Activities include a 5K race (run/walk) along with a 1 mile fun run/walk. The event will be hosted at the football stadium located at Republic Middle School. 
     
    The ROAR Run is an effort to provide our elementary and RMS running clubs an opportunity to reach their goal of completing an official race, raise funds for each of our school buildings, and take action in making Republic the healthiest community it can be!        
     
    CLICK HERE FOR ALL THE DETAILS! Registration is open now through April 27!
     
     
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  • Senior Project Judges Needed, April 26

    Senior Project Night is just around the corner! Would you like to sign up to judge these incredible projects our students have been working on all school year? There are many time slots available on the evening of April 26 at RHS, and no experience is needed. We’d love your help! Visit http://republicseniorproject.org/ now!

     

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  • Summer School 2017

    Summer school 2017 is just around the corner! Below are the dates and times. Enrollment will be done online, and the deadline is May 5. Visit republicschools.org/summerschool. for registration links and more information. 

    Summer School Elementary:
    May 30-June 23
    8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    (Kindergarten & sibling pick-up at 2:40 p.m.)
     
    Middle School and High School
    May 30-June 22
    7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 
     
    TAKE NOTE: Students attending summer school must be up-to-date on all required vaccinations for the grade they will be in for the 2017-2018 school year. This primarily impacts incoming kindergarten, 8th grade, 9th grade and 12th grade students. CLICK HERE for a summary of these requirements. May 20 is the deadline to have vaccinations updated in order to attend summer school. 

    In partnership with Jordan Valley Community Health Center, a
    FREE vaccination clinic will take place on April 28 from 9:30-12:30 at RHS and on May 1 from 9:30-12:30 at RMS for ALL students needing vaccinations. Parents will need to complete a consent form in advance or at the time of the clinic. Contact your school nurse with questions.
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  • Last Day of School, May 17

    last day May 17 will be the last day of school. It will be a half day for students and a full day for teachers. Secondary students will be dismissed at 12:00 p.m. and elementary students will be dismissed at 1:00 p.m. Tiger STRIPES will be available for students currently enrolled in any capacity. Contact 735.3778 for questions. Please contact your school office if normal after school plans will be different than usual. 

     

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  • End of Year Meal Checklist Reminder

    • Meals cannot be charged during May at any grade level.
       
    • All meal charges should be paid as soon as possible and enough money sent to prepay current meals.
       
    • There are 13 days of school in May.
       
    • A complimentary PBJ + Milk for lunch and Whole-Grain Toast + Milk for breakfast is available for students without lunch money in their meal account and are not on free meal benefits who forget their money or a packed lunch from home.
       
    • Graduating Seniors receive a refund of any money remaining in their meal account. Checks are mailed for refunds $10 or over; and refunds under $10 are given out with diplomas. All other balances rollover to the beginning of next school year.
       
    • Parents of students who will not be returning next school year can complete a "Lunch Refund Request" to have any remaining money donated to another student or mailed as a check to their new address. The form can be filled out at the child's school or downloaded from the Food Service Department's website under "Resources", then "Lunch Refund Request".
       
    • Balances may be checked online thru your Parent Portal account or contact the Food Service Department at 735-3753 or email ruth.melvin@republicschools.org.
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  • Kindergarten Orientation

    K Orientation Incoming kindergarten families, save the date for KINDERGARTEN ORIENTATION! This is an evening event that provides an opportunity for students and parents to see the school building, meet teachers and experience a real bus ride! While students are participating in activities throughout the building, parents will gather to meet faculty and learn what kindergarten is all about! 
     
    Tuesday, May 2: Sweeny and Lyon starting at 6:00 p.m.
    Thursday, May 4: McCulloch, Price and Schofield starting at 6:00 p.m.
     
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  • Summer Safari

    Summer Safari Summer Safari is a summer recreation program offered by the Republic School District through the STRIPES 360 department for students entering kindergarten through 6th grade for the 2017-18 school year. Registration is open now! CLICK HERE for more details and to register.

     

     

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