Newsletter Week of 9/13 to 9/17



September 13th – September 17th

Mon: Breakfast – Pancakes or Cereal, Fruit, Milk or Juice
Lunch – Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Green Beans, Fruit, Milk
Alternate – Country Fried Steak

Tues: Breakfast – Chicken Patty on Biscuit or Cereal, Fruit, Milk or Juice
Lunch – Chicken & Rice, Peas & Carrots, Fruit, Milk
Alternate – Ham & Cheese Sandwich

Wed: Breakfast – Bagel w/Cream Cheese or Cereal, Fruit, Milk or Juice
Lunch – Chicken Alfredo, Broccoli, Fruit, Garlic Toast, Milk
Alternate – Beef Fingers

Thurs: Breakfast – Sausage Gravy with Biscuits or Cereal, Fruit, Milk or Juice
Lunch – Frito Pie w/Beans, Corn, Fruit, Milk
Alternate – Beanie Weinies

Fri: Breakfast – Scrambled Eggs & Toast or Cereal, Fruit, Milk or Juice
Lunch – Fish Sandwich, Cole Slaw, Fruit, Milk
Alternate – BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich

Dismissal Times: All PHS students will be dismissed daily at 3:15 p.m. If you need to pick up your student(s) earlier than 3:15 p.m., please let the office know at 660-841-5296.

No School: Prairie Home R-V School will not be in session on Monday, Sept. 20 th due to a Teacher Professional Development day.

PTO Fundraiser: Please don’t forget the PTO is selling Trash Bags (see attached) for a fundraiser. Be sure and place your order by Sept. 24th .

Mustard Seed Food Pantry: The Mustard Seed Food Pantry distribution is Thursday, Sept. 16 th from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the Prairie Home United Methodist Church. In addition, the Cooper County Health Dept. will be on hand from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. to administer the following vaccines: COVID – Moderna or Pfizer (1st or 2nd dose); Tetanus booster; Hepatitis A booster. You do not have to get a vaccine to get food and you don’t have to get food to get a vaccine.

Yearbooks on Sale: YEARBOOKS ARE ON SALE NOW! Yearbooks will now be FALL Books. The entire year of 2021-2022 will go into this year’s book, as well as the spring activities from last year. Books will then be delivered next Fall of the 2022-2023 school year. Yearbooks are now on sale for $25.00 until after Dec. 22 nd at which time the cost will increase to $30.00. Order online by credit card or to personalize your yearbook at
or order with the attached order form in the weekly newsletter to pay by cash or check. This order form will need to be returned to the school.

PTO Movie Night: The PHS PTO is planning a Movie Night for Friday, Sept. 17 th with the doors opening at 6:30p.m. and the movie “Peter Rabbit 2” will start at 7:00 p.m.

Counselor’s Corner: If you have a student(s) that you want to see the counselor, Mr. Neal, for individual meetings, please follow these steps to fill out the referral form: 1. Go to 2. Click on the Counselor Resources tab. 3. Click on Counselor’s Corner and on the top of the page you will find the School Counseling Referral form. Click on that and it will take you to the online form.

School Pictures: School pictures will be taken by Interstate Studio on Monday, Oct. 4th . Picture retakes are scheduled for Monday, Dec. 13th .

Breakfast and Lunch Cost: The free breakfasts and lunches for all students have been extended throughout the 2021-2022 school year. If they want to buy “extras”, those will be charged to the student. A small extra is .75 and a large extra is $1.00.

Student Pick-Up: If you need to change your student’s plans for the end of the day (they will be picked up, need to ride a different bus, etc.) please call the school office before 1:00 p.m. to make those changes.

Medication: All medication, both over-the-counter as well as prescription, must be given to the school nurse. Serious consequences may result if a student is found with any drugs including over the counter or prescription. First offense may result in 10 days of O.S.S. Over-the-counter or prescription drugs may not be kept in purses, pockets, book bags, lockers or anywhere else on school grounds. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Simmons at 660-841-5296.

Food Service: Please be sure and keep your student’s Food Service accounts up to date. Account balance summaries will be sent home every Friday (if your student has a negative balance it will be in parentheses). If a student’s balance is negative, they will not be allowed “extras”. If your student’s balance falls negative more than $5.00, they will be eating a cheese sandwich (for which they will not be charged) and milk (for which they will be charged.)

PHS Events for Sept. 13th – 17th :

Monday, Sept. 13th Baseball @ New Bloomfield (The bus will leave at 3:00 p.m.) 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 14th Baseball vs. New Franklin (Home Game) 5:00 p.m.
            Volleyball @ Russellville (The bus will leave at 4:15 p.m.) 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 16th Baseball @ Pilot Grove (The bus will leave at 3:30 p.m.) 5:00 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 17th Volleyball @ Calvary Lutheran (The bus will leave at 4:15 p.m.) 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 18th Cross Country @ New Franklin (The bus will leave at 8:00 a.m.) 9:00 a.m.

“Building on Traditions to Improve our “Student Success”