The Cougar Times

From the desk of Cissy Floyd, Principal

Full Steam Ahead Towards Open House and Cougar Cookout

It's hard to believe that we are more than halfway through September! Tuesday, September 27, is the Title I Open House and 3rd Annual Cougar Cookout. In preparing for the event, please be intentional with placing student-created work in the halls. Worksheets are not allowed. The hallways are looking great! At Central, we will continue to be intentional about cultivating excellence for our students and ourselves. Open House is a time for Cougar Pride to shine! PTO will host a meeting @ 5:30. Families are encouraged to head to the cafeteria at 6 pm and then to classrooms. Attire for Tuesday is jeans and purple "Full Steam Ahead" tees.

Coming up........

Sept. 27th Title I Open House and Cougar Cookout @ 6:00

Sept. 30 Cougar Chill/SLOs due to Cissy by 3pm (completed)/Cissy @ Data Day

Oct. 3 Data Day (4th/5th)

Oct. 4 Data Day (2nd/3rd/Montessori)

Oct. 5 Fall Individual Make-up Pics/Data Day (Kindergarten/First/RR)

Oct. 6 MTSS Den Meetings

Reading Display Idea for Open House...

As we focus on reading in our classrooms it might be a fun idea to take individual pictures of your students reading and ask them to write about what they are reading in the picture. This would make a fun display for open house and reinforce our efforts towards reading. If you decide to create a "Reading Selfie" display I (Susan) will happily print any student pictures you send!

Family Literacy Night in October...

We are in the planning stages for our Family Literacy Night on October 18th! The Literacy Leadership Team will meet after school in the PLACE on September 28th. This will give us time to order materials, etc. after plans are made. If you are on the Literacy Leadership Team (or just want to join because you love planning events!), please bring your ideas next Wednesday afternoon! The following folks are on Central's Literacy Leadership Team...


Ms. Floyd

Ms. Goode

Ms. Nunamaker

Ms. McCracken

Ms. Alexander

Ms. Buyer

Ms. T. Stephens

Ms. Avery

Ms. Erickson

Ms. Shirley


We're looking forward to getting together and brainstorming great ideas!