The Hawks Nest

Hello 2023! Happy New Year - January Edition

Welcome Back! - Updates and Information

  • School is back in session January 4th! If you didn't get a message, make sure you have the proper contacts in at school!
  • Parents/Guardians, if you have not already seen Dr. Smith's inclement weather letter, it is attached below! - Please make sure your contact information is up to date that way you don't miss out on any alerts! If changes need to be made please contact our offices!
  • Please check your lunch balances for your student and make sure payments are sent in to Ms. Kathy!
  • There will be a letter going out that will inform MS/HS parents/guardians of a new addition to 2nd semester, which will be a part of the discipline procedures - Saturday School
  • Again there will be a letter and document that gets mailed home and students will be informed at their welcome back assembly on any changes for 2nd semester!
  • Be sure to check our school website and socials to stay updated on our activities throughout the month! #HawkPride
  • PLEASE REMIND YOUR CHILD OF THE IMPORTANCE OF BUS SAFETY!!! We will educate our bus riders as we start the year again, but help us remind them of proper safety and discipline policies! We want all of our riders and drivers safe on the roads and thank you for the extra help!
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Highlights from December!

Holiday Band Concert

On December 14th, Mr. Koenig directed an outstanding Holiday Concert, which included grades 6 through 12! Great work to all of our band and Mr. Koenig!
6-12 Band Concert

Elementary Christmas Concert!

What a Show Stopper! Great job to Big Mike and his music students, and a special shoutout to the surprise guest we had 'Dancing Blitzen Boogie' (aka Ms. Kathy). Great job to all!
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Basketball Updates!

Middle School season have come to an end, while High School is in full swing!

Clopton Christmas Giveback!!!

Christmas Present Program

We wanted to thank all of those who provided support and help donate during this Christmas Season. Because of you all we were able to help over 10 families at Clopton! Big thank you to Ms. Raines and other teachers as well who were involved in making this happen!

What's Happening in January!!!

Elementary Penny Wars!!

Elementary students should have been sent home a flyer that they will be starting a Penny War!
January 10th - 2nd Quarter ENDS - START OF 2nd SEMESTER

January 17th - Board of Education Meeting

***Be on the lookout for updates and information regarding our upcoming Bond Issue!

2023 Courtwarming - January 20th

Courtwarming will take place on January 20th when the boys host North Callaway! JV game will start at 5:30pm that night.

The "Courtwarming Ceremony " will take place BETWEEN the JV and Varsity game, approximately 6:45-7:00pm. The ceremony will also be in the high school gym and will take no longer than 20 minutes (again it will immediately follow the JV game). The Varsity boys game will proceed the ceremony. After the game, we hope to have a "Courtwarming Dance" for our Clopton students.

***Check back and/or socials for more details on the Sophomore Dinner that night!

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Clopton Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Pike County R-III School District to provide an educational environment for children of the district which will foster and accelerate their intellectual, physical, social and career development