Insider News from Telegraph

November 2018

October Notes:

Lots of calendar events during October here are a few highlights from the last month:

*McTeacher Night raised over $900 for Telegraph Intermediate and Plattin Primary.

*CSIP Meeting on the 3rd was attended by over 50 community members and staff to discuss the future goals of Jefferson R-VII.

*Homecoming Celebrations were fantastic with a building filled with participants!

*Krispy Kreme Donut Day was a success we sold 44 Dozen to support Project Prom.

*Flu Shot Clinic vaccinated 24 students.

*4th Grade Field Trip to Eckert's and 5th Grade traveled to the Daniel Boone Home

*PTO hosted another successful Trunk or Treat on 10/21.

*Fall Parties were well attended and a great time for the students too!

*PTC were held on October 25th

*Mrs. Blythe hosted her first of two Book Fairs for Telegraph

*Special Olympics Field Trip to Sunnyhill on 10/30 with Danby and Telegraph Students

*Wrapped up the month with Red Ribbon Celebrations and Picture Retake Day!

Mark These Dates On The Calendar!


1st-Choir Practice

4th-Fall Back Clocks Back 1hr

6th-Voting Day

7th-Character Council Mtg

8th-Choir Practice

9th-Veteran's Day 1PM PAC

15th-Choir Practice

16th-Midterm Sent Home

21st-Early DIsmissal 11:45 PPU

22-26th-No School

28th-BOE Meeting 6:30PM

29th-Choir Practice

30th-PTO Night With Santa 6-8PM

News From The Office

  • It's that time of year, the days are shorter and the weather is changing. Please note we will go outside if the wind chill is above 32 degrees.
  • If you are looking for assistance during the holidays or would like to participate in our annual Giving Tree, please contact the office before November 9.
  • Please contact the office directly if you have a transportation change for your child.
  • Morning Drop off please remind your child to look both ways before crossing the driveway. The transportation department would like for students to wait until the cross arm is out before crossing.
  • Snacks in the classroom, please encourage your child to pack them each night, we can not guarantee a snack will be available to them if they forget. The vending machine is on during breakfast if they would like to purchase one for later in the day.

Notes from Nurse Mandy:


  • Friendly reminder if you child is sent home from school with a fever, they may not return until they are 24 hours fever free without medication.
  • It's flu and cold season---wash hands often, cover mouth/nose with elbow when coughing, get plenty of rest each night, do not share food/drinks with friends, get your flu shot.

Holiday Giving Tree

Each year during the holiday season students, faculty, and staff collect donations and purchase gifts for local families in need. Our hope is that with participation from our entire community, we can work toward making this Christmas holiday even more special for our district families. If you are interested in participating please contact the office or Mr. Marshall for more information about being added to our list or adopting a family.


Friday, Nov. 30th, 6-8pm

1265 Dooling Hollow Road

Festus, MO