Panther Pause

February 2017

Compassion - character trait of the month

Congratulations to Jeremiah B., our 2017 Spelling Bee champ!

Doughnut Sale

Students have had the option to participate in the Krispy Kreme doughnut sale for the past two weeks. All order forms and money are due to Mrs. Beauchamp by Monday, February 13.

Doughnuts will be delivered to school on February 24 (workday for classes for students); pick up is 10 am until 5 pm. Doughnuts not picked up by 12 pm on Monday (Feb 27) will be redistributed; no refunds will be given.

Box Tops Collection Drive

Our Box Tops for Education drive is underway! Send in the box tops that you have been collecting all year. The box top drive ends on February 19. The class that turns in the most box tops will win an ice cream party.

To see which box tops are eligible, please visit:

Class Photos

Class pictures will be taken on 02/14. If you would like to purchase a photo, please complete the form sent home or order online. To order online, visit MyLifetouch; enter the school code HY216012G0. Class photos are $12; payment is due on 02/14.

Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser for the AHA

Collection envelopes have been sent home for our Jump Rope for Heart campaign, a fundraiser for the American Heart Association.

  • Students can collect donations in person and online.
  • Instructions for creating the online donation page have been sent home or click here to access the online donation headquarters.
  • The jump rope activities will take place the week of February 15 - 20, during PE.
  • Heart stickers may be purchased for display in the Multi-Purpose Room. The hearts have space for students to honor a family member or friend who has been impacted by heart disease.

All donations are due by Feb. 23. For more information, contact Mrs. Prater (

Parent Calendar

To keep up with events and activities at Courtney (tutoring, meetings, CAB registrations, etc.), click on the link above to access our Parent Calendar. Check back often, as we update it periodically.

Summer Program

Courtney Out of School Time (COOST) is now accepting applications for our summer program! Sign up today and make new friends while enjoying arts / crafts, field trips, picnics, nature walks, science discovery and much more! For more information, contact India Phillips at or (336) 463-5510.

Schedule Adjustments

Due to snow days and other calendar concerns, the Yadkin County Schools yearly student calendar has been amended. Here are the current changes:

February 24: teacher workday

February 28: student day

May 8: snow make up day 2

2017 - 2018 Kindergarten information

If you have a child who will be entering kindergarten in the upcoming school year, please contact the school for a registration packet. The date for kindergarten screening at Courtney is March 17.

Please share this with anyone who will be enrolling a kindergartner for the upcoming school year.

Preschool Screenings

In order to maximize resources, preschool screening have been consolidated into three locations in the county. Locations and times are as follows:

  • March 2 Yadkinville Elementary School from 3 pm - 7 pm
  • March 9 West Yadkin Elementary School from 3 pm - 7 pm
  • April 25 East Bend Elementary School from 3 pm - 7 pm
  • April 27 Yadkinville Elementary School from 3 pm - 7 pm

For more information on preschool, contact Dorothy Hauser at or (336) 463-5510.

Check our updated website!

Want to know what is happening in your student's class? Interested in our school? Check out our new and improved Courtney website!