The Panther Pride

Official Parent & Family Newsletter at Central Elementary

Home of the PANTHERS!

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Central Elementary Presents: "A Veteran's Day Musical Salute"

Monday, Nov. 11th, 8:30-9am

610 Southwest 5th Avenue

Okeechobee, FL

We welcome ALL Veterans, parents, families, students and friends to join us at the flagpole. This is a standing ceremony so we advise arriving at about 8:20 am.

We hope to see you there!

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Central Elementary is Riding High on Panther Pride!

Important Dates

Monday, November 11-

  • Veterans Day
  • "A Veteran's Day Musical Salute" Program at the Flagpole (8:30 AM) Veterans, Parents, families, and friends are welcome!
  • Food For Families ~Last Week of Collection...who will bring in the most?!?!?

Tuesday, November 12-

  • Food for Families Continues

Wednesday, November 13-

  • Food for Families Continues
  • Progress Report Day

Thursday, November 14-

  • Food for Families (tomorrow is the last day)

Friday, November 15-

  • Food for Families ~Last Day!
  • Early Release Day- Day ends at 11:30 bell
  • APTT Individual Parent Conferences Begin
  • Spirit Day- School Shirt or you can wear Cheetah Print


Monday, November 18-

  • Food for Families Results announced

Tuesday, November 19-

  • Thanksgiving Writing Display Day
Wednesday, November 20-
  • Thanksgiving Holiday Meal in the Panther Cafe

Thursday, November 21-

  • The Gift of Reading Program in Kindergarten- Ms. Daniels will read this year’s book, Little Penguin Gets the Hiccups by Tadgh Bentley, and each student will be given their very own copy! Special thanks to MIDFLORIDA for their generous donation to the young readers at CES!
  • DARE Speech Contest in Media Center

Friday, November 22-

  • HAT DAY- Bring a $1.00 for a good cause!
  • Spirit Day- School Shirt or Cheetah "Panther" Print
  • Last day before FALL BREAK & Thanksgiving- No school Nov. 25th-29th. Return 12/2/19.
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FRIDAYS ARE "PANTHER" (Cheetah) PRINT & SCHOOL SHIRT SPIRIT DAYS! LET'S WEAR OUR SPOTS PROUDLY! We will soon have a new school t-shirt! Current shirts are $10.00.

~What's Happening at Central Elementary~

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Kids Tell Us: "Why I Read"

Here's a great video: The Gruffalo's Child-Read by Alan Mandel.

The Gruffalo's Child - Read by Alan Mandel
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Math or Treat in 5th Grade with Mrs. Tribble. Students solved math questions and either won a treat or another math problem!

Our i-Ready buddies went out this morning. Congratulations to Mrs. Wooten's 1st grade class for having between 70%-100% on lessons passed in Reading. Congratulations to Mrs. Tuten's homeroom class for having the highest class average on their recent Standard Mastery.

PBIS Drawing Winners! Keep earning those Power Paws!

Congratulations to our students of the week!

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FAMILY READ NIGHT is always a success!

CES celebrated our AR points with the cutest nerds around town. #NerdDay

Mrs. Eldred's Class was using the STEM Lab for a Lab called, "What's the Matter?"


Parent Involvement Matters

CES loves our Parents! We think they are incredible!

Central Elementary Staff

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