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GROWING LEADERS EVERY DAY!
Our school is proud of the traditions, high expectations, and inviting atmosphere that make it a good place to learn and grow.



Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Merry Christmas

December Good Citizens 2014

 Congrats to all December Good Citizens! Several students were on a field trip, sick, or unable
to attend the luncheon. Not pictured: Michelle Robinson, Ashtyn Bishop, Baylee Presley, Alton Hill, and Blaire McDonald.
Good Citizens make our world a nicer place to be!
Jacie P., Mikayla C., and Zoey H.
  
 Brady H. and Quade C.
 
Aulbri H. and Jordan B.
Gavin C. and Isaac B.

Monday, December 15, 2014

The 2014-15 AR Highest Comprehension for the Week Goes to...


 
WEEK 13:Highest comprehension for the week goes to Mrs. Haynes and her second grade readers!
 
WEEK 12:Highest comprehension for the week goes to Mrs. Haynes and her second grade readers!
 
WEEK 11:Highest comprehension for the week goes to Mrs. French and her sixth grade readers!
 
WEEK 10:Highest comprehension for the week goes to Mrs. Davidson and her second grade readers!
 
WEEK 9:Highest comprehension for the week goes to Mrs. Haynes and her second grade readers!
 
 WEEK 8:Highest comprehension for the week goes to Mrs. Haynes and her second grade readers!
 
WEEK 7:Highest comprehension for the week goes to Mrs. Haynes and her second grade readers!

WEEK 6:  Highest comprehension for the week goes to Mrs. Harris and her fifth grade readers!


WEEK 5:  Highest comprehension for the week goes to Mrs. Haynes and her awesome readers!
WEEK 4:  Highest comprehension for the week goes to Mrs. Haynes and her awesome readers!
WEEK 3: Highest comprehension for the week goes to Mrs. Haynes and her awesome readers!
WEEK 2: Highest comprehension for the week goes to Mrs. Haynes and her awesome readers.
WEEK 1: Highest comprehension for the week goes to Mrs. Haynes and her awesome readers. 

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

PE Star Student of the Week 12-5-14


This week’s star student is a hard worker that is very dependable.  She tries her best at everything she does.  She is a student that you can count on to lead by example.  She makes the best out of every situation.  You can always tell that her friends respect her because they always say positive things about her.  Great job Abigail P. for being this week’s brightest star!

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Lots of Things Happening at R. L. Young

 Parents ,
Just to make you aware...

Toys for Tots donations end on Dec. 12.

Comfort from the Cold donations end on Dec. 18.

Superintendent Art Show artwork must be turned in by Wednesday morning to qualify for judging.

Many library books are overdue. Books not returned will need to be paid to get report cards in January.

EARLY RELEASE on Dec. 19 at 12:30 p.m.

Last Day to Order 2014-15 Yearbooks


Friday, December 5, 2014

2014 State Superintendent’s Visual Arts Exhibit



Important Announcement
We ARE EXTENDING THE ART SHOW COMPETITION UNTIL DEC. 10. 
Please allow your child to participate.

All K-6 students are invited to participate in the 2014 State Superintendent’s Visual Arts Exhibit.

Facts to Know:

There are 2 categories:
1.     Category 1-2: dimensional work, which may include painting of any medium, 
drawing of any medium, or mixed media.
2.     Category 2: Photography or computer-generated work.

Size: maximum 26 X 30 inches including a mat (will be provided if you win)
No framed, stretched canvas, or heavy surface will be allowed or displayed.
The artwork will be displayed using Velcro and must be light and easily handled.

Student must put name, grade, and teacher’s name on the back of the artwork.

Artwork is due to your classroom teacher by December 10, 2014 by 8:00 a.m..
Teachers please send all artwork to the office on the morning of December 10th.

Happy drawing, painting or photographing!


Monday, December 1, 2014

PE Star Student of the Week 11-21-14

This week’s star student always has a big smile on her face.  She tries her best at everything she does.  You can always depend on her to make everything fun.  She is a true friend to everyone because she treats everyone the same.  Great job Aubrey M. for being this week’s brightest star!

PE Star Student of the Week 11-14-14


This week’s star student is a true friend to everyone.  She is always kind and honest to all of her classmates.  She uses integrity every day.  Her classmates look up to her because she is a great student in the classroom and outside the classroom.  Great job Danica C. for being a great leader for your class and our school!  Keep up the great work!

PE Star Student of the Week 11-7-14

This week’s star student always has a smile on his face.  He follows directions and works hard at everything he does.  He always treats his friends equally and he is fair and honest.  Great job Andrew P. for being this week’s brightest star!  Keep up the great work!


HAPPY DECEMBER BIRTHDAYS!

R. L. Young wishes a HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE FOLLOWING FACULTY/STAFF MEMBERS:

December 10    Mrs. Joy Bittle- 1st Grade Teacher

December 17      Mrs. Cari Wilson- 4th Grade Teacher

December 21    Mrs. Pattie Thomas- Principal

December 27  Mrs. Gloria Thomas -4th Grade Teacher

December 31  Mrs. Julie Burel-3rd Grade Teacher

Hope your day is full of FUN!

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Monday, November 17, 2014

Friday, November 14, 2014

Girl Scouts Rep Coming to Young!

It’s Not Too Late to
Join in the Fun!!!

Girls of all ages,
parents & interested volunteers
are invited to attend
Girl Scout Interest Night

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Young Elementary School
Lunch Room

If unable to attend contact: Danielle Dowell

PROGRESS REPORTS TODAY! November 14, 2014

If your child's report is not satisfactory, consider the following items:
*Is your child frequently tardy?
*Does your child complete homework?
*Do you and your child prepare for tests?
*Does your child know school is important to you, too?
*Does your child bring the necessary supplies to class?
*Do you visit the school for an occasional lunch date or to speak to the teacher?
*Is your child frequently absent from school, but could have probably attended? 
The problem may not be his/her ability to learn, but obstacles that can be easily removed. 

Thursday, November 13, 2014

AR Trophy Got a New Home for the Week of Nov. 3rd-7th!

 That's right, Mrs. Davidson and her super readers snagged the 
trophy past week. We are proud of our second grade classes
for all of the wonderful reading and AR testing that they 
are doing.
AND...yes, the boys still have possession of the WINNER'S CUP!

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Enter FREE and Help Us WIN!

**If you go to the site and enter to help the school AND do not have a child enrolled, just use the name of a student you know. Thanks for your support!

PTO Meeting and 5th Grade Program November 20th!

Please join us for our monthly PTO meeting and 5th grade program on November 20th beginning at 6 p.m.       All parents are welcome!
                         
R. L. Young...a good place to learn and grow! (and colorful, too!)

Friday, November 7, 2014

PE Star Student of the Week 10-31-14


This week’s star student is a very helpful student.  He is willing to help his classmates when they are in need.  One of his classmates dropped an item early in the week and he was willing to stop what he was doing to help.  He is always kind to everyone and all of his classmates respect him.  Great job Payton H.for being this week’s brightest star!

PE Star Student of the Week 10-24-14


This week’s star student is a student who has become an awesome student.  She has worked very hard at being the best student that she can be.  She is always doing her best to see that she treats everyone with kindness and fairness.  I am very proud of her hard work.  Great job Kaleigh R. at being this week’s brightest star!

PE Star Student of the Week 10-17-14


This week’s star student is a very kind person.  She is always treating everyone the same.  She is a wonderful listener and she follows directions.  She works very hard to do her best at everything she does.  She is dependable and responsible student.  You can count on her to be honest and truthful about everything.  Great job Nyhira G. for being this week’s brightest star!

PE Star Student 10-10-14


This week’s star student has demonstrated to her classmates how to do the right thing even when no one is watching.  She has made a great impression on her classroom teacher this week as well as her classmates.  She has shown acts of kindness by picking up a purse that was dropped in the lunch room, and returning it back to its owner.  Great job Anna Kate W. for being this week’s brightest star!

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Zora Ellis Archery Team Try Outs

                                   
 Former Archery Team of R. L. Young
 
Archery Team tryouts this year for Zora Ellis (includes grades 6th, 7th, and 8th) will be next Monday, Nov. 10th and Wednesday, Nov. 12th here at Zora Ellis from 3:00 p.m. -  4:30 p.m.
 Only 6th grade students will be shooting and trying out on these days.
 
 After tryouts are over, Coach Ward will group sixth grade scores in with the 7th and 8th graders to determine who makes the team.

Thank You,

Coach Ward
ZEJH

Happy Veterans Day (November 11th) from R. L. Young!

No school today.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

HAPPY NOVEMBER BIRTHDAY!

R. L. Young wishes a HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE FOLLOWING FACULTY/STAFF MEMBERS:

November 29  Ms. Teresa Kearley -Gifted Teacher


Hope your day is full of FUN!

Santa Arrives on November 4th for PHOTOS

Santa will be arriving at R. L. Young on November 4th to see the children and take photos. Smaller children (not in BIG school yet) are welcome, if you wish for them to be photographed. You may have to wait a bit, but it will be worth it!

Friday, October 31, 2014

ESSAY CONTEST...win big bucks!


Mrs. Haynes is STILL in the Lead!

WEEK  9: Mrs. Haynes and her super readers!
What is their secret?


Is your child participating in this awesome program that allows students to read on their own level and practice comprehension?

If not, they are missing out a many opportunities to strengthen their reading abilities.

The AR Winner's Cup for Week 9

The boys earned the Winner's Cup this week 12 to 8.  Let's go, girls!

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

2014 Medal Ceremony Program



2014 Medal Ceremony Program
Celebrating Success on the ACT Aspire State Test
(scores released from Spring 2014 )

Monday, November 3 at 12:30 p.m. 

Parents and family members are welcome! 

Honoring success at R. L. Young...

**This week students are being given their scores to share with parents. Each class will have the opportunity to meet with the principal and ask questions about the results. 
A pink letter with the Medal Ceremony details should be received, too. Please sign the bottom and return to the teacher the next day.