Bruce Gillham
Good morning Parents, I have a couple of announcements. 1. Tonight is Parent Teacher Conferences from 3:30 to 6:30 2. Tonight is also a home game starting at 4:00 vs Moffett 3. No after school today 4. No school tomorrow or all next week. I hope everyone has a great break and spends some much needed time with family and friends. Enjoy the thanksgiving holiday and we will see you back on December 2nd.
24 days ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Attention Parents: Changes to tonight's games. There will not be a 3/4 grade girls game tonight. We will start play with the 3/4 boys at 5:00 pm. 5/6 boys and girls will follow.
27 days ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Next week we will be collecting food and other non-perishable food items for baskets. We will do this through a contest with each grade. Two winners will be selected one in grades Pk-4 and one in grades5-8. The winners will be selected based on the total number of items collected.The winners will receive a popcorn and movie party at a future date  All food items will go to the PTO and be given to families for the Thanksgiving holiday season. 
about 1 month ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Attention Parents: We will be dismissing school tomorrow 11/15/2019 due to sickness. We have a growing percentage of our students being sent home with flu, fever, or other illness. We hope the students will take the three-day weekend to mend and be ready for school on Monday. The staff will be taking the time Friday to disinfect the campus and ensure that the facilities are ready for the faculty and student’s return on Monday.
about 1 month ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
In honor of Veteran's day on Monday the 11th. We will have program to honor them starting at 11:45 (ish). Spiro VFW will present a program and Veteran in attendance are invited to stay for lunch.
about 1 month ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Do not forget that pictures are Thursday 11/14
about 1 month ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Thank you to everyone who came out last night for the Fall Festival. I am glad everyone had a chance to enjoy the hard work the faculty and staff put in to make it all happen. That being said everyone take the next two days off and enjoy Fall Break.
about 1 month ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
The fall festival is in full swing. Bingo, cake walk, concessions, silent auction, and more. Come down and enjoy the fun.
2 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Tomorrow is the Fall Carnival from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. As you can see on the attached flyer there is a lot to do. Please, come out and enjoy the festivities. We are pleased to announce that, thanks to the Shady Point Firefighters Wives Auxiliary, we will have Bingo. They have worked hard to round up great prizes. In case of inclement weather, we will be moving the festivities into the gym. So, do not let rain stop you from coming out.
2 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Attention Parents... 8th Grade Career & College Expo Trip The 8th grade will be visiting the Career and College Expo on Thursday, October 10th. We will leave the school at 8:45 am and return before the end of school. Lunch will be provided. A concession stand will be on site, if students want to bring money. If you have any questions, please call the school at 963-2595.
2 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Attention 7/8th Grade Parents: Do not forget that Class Ring deposits are due with the ring orders tomorrow Oct. 8th by 8:00 am.
2 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Basketball Schedules are Available Now. If you go to the webpage and select explore and then select "Athletics" you will find them all. You can also go to https://5il.co/ama8 for 3rd/4th Grades https://5il.co/ama9 for 5th/6th Grades https://5il.co/amaa for 7th/8th Grades
2 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Parents: There are two forms coming home today. One for Vision Screening and one for flu shots. We will have both on campus on Oct. 21st, but we need the forms by this Friday (Oct. 10th). Vision screening is a service that we offer our students. Parents you may “Opt Out” if you wish. Otherwise, we will screen them on Oct 21st. Flu shots are also a service that we offer our students. Parents you will have to “Opt In” if you want your child to participate. Keep in mind if your child is young (PK-4) or has an aversion to needles you may want to be here with them if they are going to receive a shot. Shots are on Oct 21st.
2 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Just a quick update on the some ongoing construction. We have replaced all the tables in the cafeteria and moved the dumpsters to the back of the campus. Lastly, we added a covered walkway to load the bus. We hope the students enjoy them. Stay tuned for more as the year goes on.
3 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Attention Parents/Community Members We currently have an opening on the Shady Point School board. For anyone interested we have an application available that outlines the requirements for the position. If you are interested and qualified please fill out the form and drop it off at the school. Pay attention to the qualifications you must meet the all. Here is the application: https://5il.co/act6 Here are maps and aerial photos of the district boundaries https://5il.co/actd https://5il.co/acte
3 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
5-8 grade students each received 10 raffle tickets today. Proceeds benefit the athletic and archery programs. We are raffling tickets for a Barnett Recruit Youth 30 Crossbow and a Ruger American 6.5 Creedmoor Rifle with a burnt bronze barrel. Tickets are $5 each. Please return ticket stubs and money to Mr. Austin. More tickets are available once a student sells their first ten. The drawing will be held on November 8th during the 5-6 Grade Basketball Tournament. You need not be present to win. First ticket drawn gets choice. Thank you all for your support!
3 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Just a quick reminder that due to parent teacher conferences that will be NO AFTER SCHOOL today and NO SCHOOL tomorrow. Remember we will be here from 3:30 till 9:00 tonight.
3 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Events this week 9/17 Physicals all sports @ 2:00 pm 9/19 SCHOOL PICTURE DAY (Forms go home today) Teacher Conferences 3:30 to 9:00 9/20 No School
3 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Archery Tryouts Begin Next Week for 5-8 Grades Archery Basics/Safety Monday, 09/16 4:00-5:30pm Tuesday, 09/17 4:00-5:30pm Students must attend both days, except those that were on the national team last year. They must choose to attend one of those days. Archery Tryouts Wednesday, Sept 18th Monday, Sept 23rd Tuesday, Sept 24th Wednesday, Sept 25th Thursday, Sept 26th 4:00-5:30pm each day Students may miss one tryout.
3 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
If you are checking out student early (Prior to 3:35) be advised: Any early withdrawal of students from class will result in a lack of completion for that hour of class. Elementary Students An early withdrawal of less that 10 minutes of class time will result in an early withdrawal tardy. Three (3) such tardies will result in a ½ day absence An early withdrawal of more that 10 minutes will result in a ½ absence for that day. Middle School Students An early withdrawal of less that 10 minutes of class time will result in an early withdrawal tardy. Three (3) such tardies will result in an absence for 7th hour. An early withdrawal of more that 10 minutes for a middle school student will result in an absence for 7th hour.
3 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Attention Parents/Community Members/Retired Teachers Anyone interested in substituting come by the office and let us know and bring a simple resume. We are currently building the list for the 2019-2020 school year.
3 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Good morning on the first day of school for the 2019-2020 school year. We wish all the parents, students, and teachers good luck as we begin another school year.
3 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
A big thanks goes out to all the teachers and staff that worked hard to make last night possible. Open house was a success. Attendance was high and we could not be happier with the turnout. Thank you parents for coming out and helping this year start out on a great note.
4 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Welcome back parents and students. Do not forget that open house is tomorrow night from 5:30 to 7:30.
4 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Many have asked about athletic physicals. We will have onsite physicals once schools start. If you want to get one before then, be sure to come by the school for the correct form. You will have to have a physical before playing basketball, track, or archery.
4 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Open house/meet the teacher will be August 29 @ 5:30 till 7:30
4 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
As many of the area schools start, remember we are doing pre-enrollment from now until September 3rd (The first day of school).
4 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Good job to all the readers who have taken advantage of the "Little Library" this summer. It has been restocked and is ready for another visit.
5 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Big thanks to everyone on the parking lot. Custom Pavement Maintenance and Safety out of Van Buren did a great job. Be advised the parking lot will be closed until tomorrow (7/17) morning.
5 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
We have restocked the Warrior sharing library. It now has chapter books. Thanks to everyone for utilizing this resource. Keep reading.
6 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
We are happy to announce two new additions to the Shady Point Staff. Mr. Grant Glenn will be taking over the coaching duties and Mrs. Amanda Chamberlain will be joining the elementary staff. We are proud to have them as part of the Warrior Family.
6 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Attention: Please Share Shady Point has the following positions open for 2019-2020: PE/Coach Basketball/Track (Elementary/MS) Elementary/Early Childhood Teacher SPED Teacher (Elementary/MS) Job Listing: http://bit.ly/2JZYUD5 Job Description: http://bit.ly/2EsyZ3w
7 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
It is with sadness that I announce that Coach Pierce has accepted a job at Panama. We wish him all the luck as he joins the Razorback family. Rest assured we will be working quickly and diligently to find a replacement to continue the programs he helped create.
7 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Today is the last day of the 2018-19 school year. I wanted to take the opportunity to say thank you for sharing your kids with us this year. Speaking for the staff, I hope they enjoyed us as much as we enjoyed them. Take the time this summer to rest and we will see you in Sept.
7 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Some of the parents have requested the video from last night's graduation. I uploaded it and it is available at the following link: https://vimeo.com/336342229
7 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Attention Parents: Next week will be our last week for after-school. In addition there will be no after-school on Tuesday due to kindergarten graduation.
8 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Due to the weather we will not be attending field day at Wister today.
8 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
We had a visitor today. Shady Point welcomed mobile dairy classroom.
8 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Good luck to all our state qualifiers today at McAlester
8 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Attention 6th and 7th Parents. Notes are going home today about shots on Thursday. All incoming seventh graders have to have up to date shots. Some 7th graders need them as well To make it easy for parents we are partnering with the Choctaw Nation to provide them at school.
8 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Attention Parents: Tonight is Parent Teacher Conference from 3:30 to 6:30. NO SCHOOL Tomorrow 4/19 and Monday 4/22 for Easter. Enjoy The Break...
8 months ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
The basketball game is in full swing.
about 1 year ago, Bruce Gillham
Bruce Gillham
Yesterday our students attended see you at the pole. We had a good turn out. I want to thank everyone who helped put on the event.
about 1 year ago, Bruce Gillham