The Compass

"Unlock the Treasure in Every Child" - December 6, 2021

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Other People Matter Mindset - My Words & Actions Matter

Other People Matter - Knowing My Words and Actions Affect Others

This week our students will learn more about the foundation of the Positivity Project, Other People Matter. The focus is furthered this week with an investigation into "Knowing My Words and Actions Affect Others."

Please use these quotes and videos to host a discussion with your children.

"Words have a magical Power. They can either bring the greatest happiness or deepest despair." ~Sigmund Freud

"One kind word can change someone's entire day." ~Unknown

KPLC Commentary "The Power of Words"

Do Unto Otters: A Book About Manners by Laurie Keller

August 2020-April 2021Check out the P2 for Families website, which contains 1 quote, 1 video, and 3 questions for your family to discuss. This is designed to be easy for parents to use to lead conversations around the importance of character strengths and positive relationships. It is differentiated for grades Pre-K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. Most of these webpages are password protected and the password (very simple) is: P2

Interim Report Card - Delay

Interim Report Cards were scheduled to be sent home on Friday, December 3rd. We are going to shift the date to Tuesday, December 7th.

The shift in dates will allow Interim Reports to be send home in Tuesday Folders and provide teachers a little extra time to complete them. Thank you for your understanding.

Spirit Days!

We are kicking off December with a list of Spirit Days!

  • Friday, Dec 10th - Wacky Tacky Winter Wonderland
  • Friday, Dec 17th - Pajama Day

Spirit Night @ Freddy's

Mark your calendar for a PTA school spirit night on Monday, December 13 Freddy's in Holly Springs!

More information to come!!

Returning To School After COVID-19 Diagnosis, Exposure, or Illness

It is important for the health and safety of our school for every member of our community to understand and uphold the health & safety protocols. Please take a moment to review the Returning To School After COVID-19 Diagnosis, Exposure, or Illness guidelines.

Please know we recognize that every situation for each family is different and that the process is not clear cut. Please feel free to reach out to the school and we would be happy to assist you with your individual situation.

Important Dates


  • Dec 7 - Interim Report Cards Sent Home
  • Dec 13 - PTA Spirit Night @ Freddy's in Holly Springs
  • Dec 17 - Last Day of School Before Winter Break Begins
  • Dec 18-Jan 2 - Winter Break Begins


  • Jan 3 - First Day Back To School From Winter Break