CONGRATUALTIONS to our Camp Ground Spelling Bee Winners! Jaren Overbey came in 1st place and Reece Weaver came in 2nd place. Both will compete in district spelling bee in January.
We will be having a Gingerbread Christmas Family Reading Night on Thursday December 7th from 4:30-6:30 pm. Our Holiday book fair will be open that night too, so parents and students can shop. Along with the book fair other activities include:
Come join us for a night of fun! Hope to see everyone there!
Something you want, something you need, something to wear, something to read! Come to our Book Fair. We will be having a 3 day Holiday book fair Wednesday Decmber 6th -Friday December 8th. Students will be able to visit the book fair during school hours those 3 days.
We are seeking out confection creativity for our Gingerbread contest. We will be having a gingerbread house decorating contest from Friday December 1st-Thursday December 7th. Below is a list of rules for the contest:
A note will be sent home with all the above information on it.
The 100th Day of School will be Friday January 20th. Wear your 100 day shirts or dress like your 100 years old.
Our annual Yankee Candle Fundraiser is underway! Please have all orders and money turned in by Tuesday September 12th. Remember the more items you sale the more prizes you will receive. All of the money goes to the Camp Ground PTO, so they can provide things for our students and school.
Derby Day will be Friday May 12th. Everyone dress in your fancy clothes and hats and we will parade around the school.
Click on your child's grade for the 2017/2018 school year to view their supply list.
Preschool Supply List
Kindergarten Supply List
1st Grade Supply List
2nd Grade Supply List
3rd Grade Supply List
Fourth Grade Supply List
Fifth Grade Supply List
4th and 5th grade girls and boys basketball and cheerleading tryouts begin on Monday September 11th-Friday September 15th from 3:30-4:45. If you are interested in trying out you must have your physical turned in by Monday September 11th. We will not accept any physicals after this date.
If you completed the summer reading packet this summer please turn that in to Mrs.Osborne by Monday August 28th. You will receive a reward for completing the packet.
CONGRATULATIONS, to the MarchStar Readers! Star readers are chosen based off of AR points, behavior, and participation in class. March Star Readers are:
Kindergarten: Ayrabella Brown
1st Grade: Ava Bledsoe
2nd Grade: McKinley Lewis
3rd Grade: Rylee Humphrey
4th Grade: Kelsie Smith
5th Grade: Isabell Mills
Red Ribbon Week is October 23-27. The following activities will take place during this week.
Monday- Wear red
Tuesday- Crazy hair day
Wednesday- Wear your pajamas
Thursday- Wear your favorite team's jersey.
Friday- Dress in your Halloween costume (costumes must be school appropriate, no masks, weapons or anything that would distract from learning.)
Please join us on Friday April 21st from 7:30-8:30 am in the Camp Ground Elementary Gym for A Day Out With Dad. All dads or male mentors are invited. There will be free food and a picture. We hope to see you there!
IF YOU GIVE A KID A BOOK...
THEY WILL WANT TO READ IT AGAIN AND AGAIN!
Come join us on Thursday September 7th from 4:30-6:30 pm in the Camp Ground library for our first family reading night of the year. Special guest readers will be reading Laura Numeroff books, including: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, If You Give a Dog a Donut, If You Give a Pig a Pancake, and If You Give a Moose a Muffin. Also we will have the following:
DARE graduation for 5th grade students will be Wednesday May 17th at 1:00 in the Camp Ground gym.
2017-2018 Open House for Kindergarten will be on Monday August 7th from 4:30-6:00 pm and 1st-5th Grade will also be on Monday August 7th from 6:00-7:30 pm. Come out and meet your teacher for the new year!
Get your dancing shoes on! Our annual Back to School dance will be on Friday September 8th from 3:30-5:30. Admission is $3.00 and concessions will be sold. The money and permission slip must be turned into your teacher by Wednesday September 6th. Students can be picked up promptly at 5:30. You must have your ID in order to pick up students.
Calling all Veteran's! If you are a veteran we would like to invite you to come and enjoy breakfast and a program put on by our students to honor you and your sacrifice you made for our country. Breakfast will begin at 8:15 am on Thursday November 9th followed by a program in the gym at 9:00am. We hope to see you there.
Students need to wear the colored shirt listed below according to their grade.
K-1: Blue Shirt
2-3: White Shirt
4-5: Red Shirt
Our annual Sweetheart Dance will be Friday February 10th from 5:30-7:30. Parents must drop off and pick up. Admission is $3.00. Concessions will be sold and Flashy Blinky Items .
Please join us on Thursday April 27th from 7:30-8:30 am in the Camp Ground Elementary Gym for A Day Out With Mom. All moms and femle mentors are invited. There will be free food and a picture. We hope to see you there!
Our school is designing a chicken for the Chicken Festival to be displayed in front of the Laurel County Courhouse. To help complete our school chicken we need a variety of sizes of bottle caps and lids. Please send bottle caps with students to help our school create our chicken.
Camp Ground will be having Appalachian Day on Friday September 29th. Students will be participating in lots of fun and interesting activities through out the day. Dress in your favorite Old Fashion or Pioneer clothes.
Saddle Up and READ! The Wild West Bookfair will be at our school October 2nd-6th.
Celebrate International Dot Day on Friday September 15th and wear dots!
Our annual Christmas sing a long will be on Friday December 15th. Kindergarten-2nd grade will perform at 9:00 am and 3rd-5th grade will perform at 10:00 am. Come out and enjoy some holiday music.
The 5th grade banquet will be Wednesday May 17th at 6:30 pm at the London Community Center.
Camp Ground Library and Camp Ground PTO present the Haunted Library on Friday October 13th from 5:00-7:00 pm. Come out and join us for a family reading night of spooky storytelling. It will be a little bit scary and a whole lot of fun! There will also be games and candy! You may wear your trick or treat costumes. PTO will be selling homemade chili with drinks and desert. It's $4.00 for adults and $2.00 for students. CAN'T WAIT TO SCARE... I MEAN... SEE YOU THERE!!!
K-2 awards will be Friday May 19th at 8:30 am and 3-4 grade awards will be Friday May 19th at 10:00 am. Invitations will be sent home if your child is receiving an award.
The first day of school for Kindergarten-5th grade will be on Thursday August 10th. School begins at 8:15 am. Can't wait to see you there!!
SMILE! Fall pictures will be on Wednesday September 20th.
Parent/Teacher Conference will be on Tuesday October 3rd from 4:10 pm-7:00 pm. A note will be sent home to let you know when you can start making appointments with your child's teacher. You will have until Friday September 29th to make your appointment. The book fair will also be open during this time.
We will be having a Book Character Potato Decorating Contest during Dr. Seuss Week. Students can decorate a potato like a character from one of their favorite books. Potatoes can be brought in starting on Thursday February 23rd and the last day to turn them in is Monday February 27th. Students will be able to vote for their favorite one during Family Reading Night on Tuesday February 28th.
The top 3 potatoes will receive the following award:
1st place potato: $15 gift certificate for book fair
2nd place potato: $10 gift certificate for book fair
3rd place potato: $5 gift certificate for book fair
Attention All Grandparent's!! Come enjoy breakfast with your grandchild!! Thursday October 5th and Friday October 6th from 7:30 am- 8:30 am. Cost is $2.25. You will also have an opportunity to visit the Bookfair with your grandchild. The schedule for Breakfast with Grandparent's is below. Please enter through the cafeteria doors.
Thursday October 5th: Preschool-2nd Grade
Friday OCtober 6th: 3rd Grade-5th Grade
Dr. Seuss Family Reading night and Art night will be on Tuesday February 28th from 5:00-7:00 pm. There will be lots of super fun activities to do. Activities include:
Cat in the Hat Scavenger Hunt
Suess Book Bingo
Also we will be having an art night where students can come and do art activities. Those activities include:
Dr. Seuss Hats
April Showers Read For Hours! Come join us for our final reading night of the year on Tuesday April 11th from 5:00-7:00 pm. You will be able to read and take AR tests. There will be free snacks and drinks. The UNITE club will be having games and you will get to take home a FREE plant! Hope to see you there!!
Summer is fast approaching and we want to make sure that you have an opportunity to get some reading in. We will be having a summer reading program for all students who will be attending Camp Ground during the 2017/2018 school year. A packet will be sent home with all the information that you will need to compete the program. The students that complete the program and bring their packets back when school starts will get to attend the Back to School Reading Party in August.
The Camp Ground library will be open the following dates and times during the summer. You will be able to come in and read and take tests and complete your summer reading packet. The AR points you earn this summer will count toward your points for next year.
Wednesday May 24th 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Thursday May 25th 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Wednesday May 31st 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Thursday June 1st 9:00 am-12:00 pm
*AN ADULT MUST BE PRESENT WITH THE CHILD THE ENTIRE TIME THEY ARE AT THE CAMP GROUND LIBRARY.*
Click on the links below to have all the information in the summer reading packet.
Summer Reading Information Letter
Summer Library Visit Log
Summer Reading BINGO
Our school will be participating in an Egg Drop Thursday September 21st to help celebrate the World Chicken Festival. The goal of this project is to design a way to protect a raw egg that will be dropped off the roof of the school to the ground below. Bring your projects to school WITH A RAW EGG IN IT, on Thursday September 21st. WE WILL NOT BE PROVIDING AN EGG!
Come out Friday October 6th @ 6:00 to meet the 2017 Boys and Girls Basketball teams and the Cheerleaders. Come out and support the yellow jackets!
We are planning our annual book character Pumpkin Show. This family project is always a smashing success and we are ready to see what you can come up with this year. Students may bring in a pumpkin decorated like their favorite book or book character. Pumpkins may be dropped off at the library ONLY from October 23-27. There will be 4 categories this year, PreK-1, 2-3, 4-5, and Family. There will be 1 winner from each category. A letter and entry form will be sent home with more details.
The bookfair will be at our school March 6-10th. Come have S'more Fun with Books at the Happy Camper Bookfair.
It is time for Yearbook orders! Order your full color yearbook for the 2016-2017 school year today! We only have a limited amount ordered and they will be sold on a first come first serve basis, so don't miss our on the opportunity. The cost $25.00, please make check payable to Camp Ground PTO.
We also have 2015-2016 yearbooks on sale for $15.00.
Congratulations to the winners of our Potato Book Character Contest.
1st Place- Shyann Smith
2nd Place- Breonna Johnson
3rd Place- Ava Bledsoe
Click on the link below to see all the potatoes from our contest.