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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.



Saturday, April 29, 2017

AR Final Counts for 2016-2017 School Year

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Teacher Appreciation Week
May 1 - May 5


We are proud of the wonderful teachers we have at R. L. Young.  Many students want to do something special for their teacher as part of Teacher Appreciation Week.  We asked teachers to list some of their favorite things.  These are ideas to help if you want to use them.  We are so thankful for the students and parents we have at R. L. Young and the support they give our teachers!

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Tammy Liner
Favorite drink: plain water
Favorite snack: chips and salsa
Favorite baked goods: blueberry muffins
Favorite plant/flower: petunias
Most needed school supply: Clorox wipes and baby wipes

Carrie Nabors
Favorite drink: Propel water
Favorite snack: mixed nuts
Favorite baked goods: brownies
Favorite plant/flower: ALL
Most needed school supply: copy paper

Roxanne Lamberth
Favorite drink: Diet Dr. Pepper
Favorite snack:  Snickers
Favorite baked goods: brownies/cake
Favorite plant/flower: petunias, lantana
Most needed school supply: colored paper, dry erase markers, Zip-loc bags

Teresa Brooks
Favorite drink: coffee
Favorite snack: all things chocolate
Favorite baked goods: chocolate chip cookies
Favorite plant/flower: rose, impatients, hostas
Most needed school supply: dry erase markers, copy paper, wipes, and tissues

Kelly Davidson
Favorite drink: water/Dr. Pepper
Favorite snack: Baked Lays, 100 Calorie Snacks
Favorite baked goods: brownies
Favorite plant/flower: daisies
Most needed school supply: copy paper, dry erase markers, wipes, tissues

Courtney Glidewell
Favorite drink: Pepsi/Coke
Favorite snack: Salt and Vinegar Chips, Gummys
Favorite baked goods: Brownies/Cake, chocolate chip cookies
Favorite plant/flower: Red Roses/ Carnations
Most needed school supply: copy paper, dry erase markers, paper towels, notebook paper

Julie Burel
Favorite drink: unsweet tea
Favorite snack: cashews
Favorite baked goods: anything chocolate and/or peanut butter
Favorite plant/flower- any
Most needed school supply- Kleenex & copy paper
Kellie Payne
Favorite drink: Diet Coke
Favorite snack: Cheez-its, Doritos, Caramellos
Favorite baked goods: Brownies
Favorite plant/flower-daisies, lilies, any flower
Most needed school supply- Kleenex & Copy paper

Cari Wilson
Favorite drink – flavored water, decaf coffee
Favorite snack - fruit, chocolate
Favorite baked goods - cookies
Favorite plant/flower - any
Most needed school supply – colored pens, sticky notes

Sylvia Freeman
Favorite drink: coffee, peach mango Crystal Lite
Favorite snack: Baked Lays, Red Doritos, Snickers, dry roasted peanuts
Favorite baked goods-peanut butter pie, anything peanut butter
Favorite plant/flower- sunflower, daisy, any plant
Most needed school supply – copy paper

Valerie Harris
Favorite drink: green or peach tea
Favorite snack: crackers- peanut butter/cheese
Favorite baked goods: blueberry muffins, cookies (anything good)
Favorite plant/flower: green plants
Most needed school supply: copy paper

Reva French
Favorite drink: Dr. Pepper
Favorite snack:  Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Baked Lays
Favorite baked goods:  cookies, brownies, or blueberry muffins
Favorite plant/flower: Fern
Most needed school supply: Clorox wipes

Selena Nelson
Favorite drink:  Pepsi
Favorite snack: Reese's, Snickers
Favorite baked goods: brownies
Favorite plant/flower:  Daisies
Most needed school supply: Clorox wipes, copy paper

Terra Cravens- Speech
Favorite drink: tea & coffee
Favorite snack: anything chocolate
Favorite baked goods: chocolate chip cookies
Favorite plant/flower: Gerber Daisy, tulips
Most needed school supply: blue pens

Janice Rigdon-Counselor
Favorite drink: Diet Mt. Dew
Favorite snack: Flaming Hot Cheetos
Favorite baked goods: brownies
Favorite plant/flower-roses
Most needed school supply- highlighters

Rhonda Nunn - Reading Coach
Favorite drink: Diet Coke
Favorite snack: dark chocolate with nuts
Favorite baked goods: anything
Favorite plant/flower-tulip/Gerber Daisy
Most needed school supply-paper/ink

Ellen Carroll-Librarian
Favorite drink: Dr. Pepper
Favorite snack: Charleston Chews, Chocolate Malt Whoppers, or Beef Jerky
Favorite baked goods: brownies and cupcakes
Favorite plant/flower: Fern
Most needed school supply: Copy paper

Brantley Carr -  P.E. Teacher
Favorite drink: Coke
Favorite snack: Goldfish
Favorite baked goods: sugar cookies
Favorite plant/flower- fern
Most needed school supply- dry erase markers/paper

Bridget Belcher – Resource Teacher
Favorite drink: Diet Coke
Favorite snack: anything chocolate, but NO peanuts
Favorite baked goods: cookies or brownies
Favorite plant/flower-begonias
Most needed school supply-ink, dry erase markers



Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Ambassador Field Trip
to DeSoto Caverns

A great day with great leaders!
So proud of you!

Cave Tour

Looking for tadpoles and crayfish

Authors and Artists

Great Job Authors and Artists!

Logo Contest Winner
Congratulations Lauryn!
Lauryn's design will be featured on next year's school T-shirt.

April Good Citizens


Grades 3-6
So proud of our leaders!

Grades K-2
Great leaders!

Monday, April 24, 2017

Authors and Artists/PTO Meeting tomorrow, April 25th at 6 pm

Leadership Club Day
April 21, 2017

Performing Arts - Participating in Skits

Music Makers - Playing Recorders
Younger Arts & Crafts - Using Geometric Shapes to Create Illustrations

Older Arts & Crafts -  Making Slime 
Photography - Creating 3D Pictures


Younger Technology - Coding with Robotics

Visual Arts - Painting and Creating Collages

Helping Hands - Creating a Plant Booklet

Older Technology - Working with Magnets and Computers

Sports & Games - Playing a New Game

Younger Arts & Crafts - Working with Geometric Shapes

Music Makers - Singing Campfire Songs and Eating S'mores

Performing Arts - Performing a Skit

Helping Hands - Sprucing Up the Courtyard

Younger Technology - Coding with Bots


Photography - Creating 3D Cards

Older Technology - Coding with Bots
Visual Arts - Painting

Sports & Games - Playing Basketball
Older Arts & Crafts - Making Slime

Mad Scientists - Erupting Volcanoes

Mad Scientists - Exploding Coke and Mentos

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Artists Recognized
 at
 Talladega City Board Meeting
Lily, Alivia, and Hajaa


Accelerated Reader
Week of 4/14 - 4/20
Landon - Newest Member of the Million Word Club

Torch Bearer Class
Mrs. Davidson's Class

Class Reader Leaders
Top 20

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Accelerated Reader
Week of 4/7 - 4/13

Torch Bearer Class
Mrs. French's Class
Class Reader Leaders
Top 20

Friday, April 14, 2017

Accelerated Reader Prizes
Gracyn - 400 points - Bowling and Snacks with a Friend

Landon - 200 Points - Pizza with a Friend

Kaitlyn - 200 Points - Pizza with a Friend

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Important Dates for April

Logo Contest Entries - Due April 14
Dippin' Dots ($3.00) - April 14
Authors & Artists Entries - Due April 18
Kindergarten Registration - April 19
Progress Report - April 20
Dippin' Dots ($3.00) - April 20 
Talent Show Forms - Due April 21
Kindergarten Comeback (Follow up visit after kindergarten registration) - April 21 8:00
P.T.O.  & Authors & Artists Program - April 25 6:00
Ambassador Field Trip to Desoto Caverns - April 25
Secretaries Day - April 26
Dippin' Dots ($3.00) - April 26
Last Day to Qualify for AR Trip - April 27
Kindergarten Field Trip to Zoo - April 27
2nd Grade Field Trip to Noccalula Falls - April 27
4th Grade Field Trip to Montgomery - April 27
5th Grade Field Trip to Golden Flake/Sky Zone - April 27
Staff Development Day (No School) - April 28

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Restaurant Take Over
Buddy's B-B-Q
Monday, April 10, 2017
5:00-7:00


Join us at Buddy's B-B-Q for a good time, a great meal, and a chance to support our students.
Buddy's will be donating a portion of the proceeds to R. L Young.
Easter Bunny 
Visits 
R. L. Young
1st Grade - Mrs. Lamberth's Class

Kindergarten - Mrs. Liner's Class

Kindergarten - Mrs. Nabors' Class

1st Grade - Mrs. Brooks' Class