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 Loudon County Schools will graduate college and career-ready students through rigorous and relevant learning opportunities.
 
School Announcements
Scout News
The state has suspended the 3-8 TNReady test, and the SAT 10 for K-2 has been suspended as well.
 
STEM Night
The 4th and 5th Grade teachers would like to say thank you to all the parents and students who came out to our very first STEM night. We hope you had just as much fun as we did! 



Parents and students were given the task to see which team could build the tallest, free standing spaghetti tower using 12 noodles and 8 mini marshmallows.

  
  





 
Scout News
Hey TN Ready! We are READY for you! 
Class Color Day




 








 


 
Sports Day


 
From the office

Steekee students will have dress up week: April 25- 29th. Below is a list of the dress up days.


 

Monday 25th- Class Color Day (each class picks a color and dress in as much of that color as you can) Be creative!

Tuesday 26th- Favorite Sports Team Day

Wednesday 27th- Hat Day or Crazy Hair Day

Thursday 28th- Mismatch Day

Friday 29th- Pajama Day

We will end our fantastic week with a pep rally featuring support from the Loudon High School Cheerleaders! 


Scout News
SES Friday celebration of our star staff and our students of the month!
 
 

Scout News

2nd and 3rd Grade math Scout Time working on a math stem activity (building catapults). 




 


 

Scout News
4th and 5th graders created zip lines for their stuffed animals. The students had so much fun participating in this project that they forgot they were learning about measurement, angles, and time!

 

  

Third Grade News
Third grade learning about mixtures and solutions.




School News
Steekee would like to thank David Sargent for coming out to our school! 

 


3rd Grade
Third grade has been reading about the responsibilities of a K-9 and K-9 Officer. We had a lot of fun seeing K-9 Dante and Corp. Chris Hutchens on Friday!

 



2nd Grade
Second grade finished up Reading Across America with a career day. Take a look into the future! 

  
                                Teachers                                                          Doctors and Nurses

  
                                    Police                                                                Athletes 

  
                            Veterinarians                                                                  Miner         

 
                                                                           Chef
 
 
                                                                     Military
 
 
L.A.U.N.C.H.
Parents On Board
Steekee Elementary School
and
Launch (extended day)
 
Invite parents to an evening of:
 
Parent Information, Pizza &
Entertainment
 
Agenda for the evening of March 17th:
  • 5:30-5:45 – Pizza (cafeteria)
  • 5:45-6:30 - Parent Information Session
  • 6:30-7:00 – Performances
  • 7:00 -  Drawing for gift card
(Childcare and movie provided from 5:45-6:30)
District News


3rd Grade News
Third grade using dice to practice rounding.


Yearbook
Yearbooks are on sale! The cost for each yearbook is $25.  Please complete and return the order envelope to your child’s teacher no later than Friday, March 18th
Kindergarten News
Fruit Loop Subtraction in Kindergarten!

  

  


Scout News
Scout time human bingo! We used a multitude of math skills to enjoy a game of human bingo!


District News

Scout News

Steekee News
Congratulations to Mrs. Alyssa Medina for being nominated New Teacher of the Year and also to Mrs. Tammy Webb for being nominated Teacher of the Year! 


Kindergarten News
Kindergarten enjoyed a day of learning about the Chinese New Year!

 
  

District News
Dear Parents,
 
I want to provide you with some information regarding our plan for the state mandated assessments for the 2015-2016 school year.  Monday, the state department of education discovered that the on-line assessment with Measurement Inc. had major server issues that will prohibit us from properly assessing our students this school year in an on-line format in a timely manner.  Our administrators suspected there may be issues with the practice that we experienced earlier this school year.  Therefore, we had intentionally delayed the start of our testing cycle for a few days to see how the servers responded to the entire state testing at the same time.  Therefore, our students have not yet started testing.  In my opinion, our administrators are to be commended for this forward thinking.  The commissioner of education has declared that the state, as a whole, will test as we have done so in the past with a paper and pencil format.  
    
  Loudon County Schools has some of the best teachers, students, parents, and administrators in the state of Tennessee.  We appreciate your patience and the priority that you place on your child’s education.  I feel very confident the students that graduate from our district will be competitive on a state and national level.  The day-to-day operation of the school will not change.  Teachers will teach, students will learn, and we will make decisions that are in the best interests of our children.  If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to reach out to me at 865-458-5411 ext. 1001.
 
Sincerely,
 
Jason Vance
Director of Schools
2nd Grade News
Mrs. Curtis' class enjoying their 120th day of school celebration! 

  

  


 
Pre-K News
It was a great day for our Pre-K. They celebrated BEAR DAY! 


Kindergarten News
Mrs. Walker/Arp's class enjoying their 100th day of school celebration! 

  

  

  

  


5th Grade News
5th Grade had the opportunity to see how the Tennessee Highway Patrol Crash Response Team used math formulas to determine speed and velocity. We appreciate their willingness to come out and speak to our students. Thank you again! 









 
3rd Grade
Mrs.Edwards homeroom learning about clouds.






P.E. News
PE today.  Hoola-hoop and jump rope!




Scout News
Due to the Primary Presidential Election, there will be no school for students on Tuesday, March 1.
Scout News
Congratulations to all of our Social Studies Grand Champions!


 
Scout News
We are so proud of SES's Rylee Kate Lorenz for being this weeks' junior anchor on WBIR Live at Five at Four

  

  


Scout News
4th and 5th grade scout time students never knew they were working on measurement and fractions while learning about pitch and volume!

  

  


Scout News
4th and 5th grade scout time learned about geometry using glow sticks!

  



  

  

4th Grade
Steekee's 4th graders decided that giving is more important than receiving this Christmas season. They donated 4 boxes of toiletries, school supplies, stuffed animals and gloves and toboggans to Iva's Place in Lenoir City.


Steekee News
There will be no L.A.U.C.H. this Thursday, December 17th and Friday, December 18th. Have a great Christmas break! 

 
Steekee News
Jayden Cesare and Samantha Millard won first place in Loudon Women's Club Poetry Contest. Congratulations girls!



 
Steekee News


Thank you Bill Smith and Food City for delivering Steekee Elementary's School Bucks! Thank you to all that have linked your Food City Value Card to our school and earned those School Bucks! 

 
Steekee News

Our very own Elf on the Shelf has been spotted around Steekee! She is keeping tabs on the students and teachers to make sure that they are being extra good! Keep a look out for where she will be next! 


    

4th Grade
4th graders working hard on staying in the budget while grocery shopping for a Thanksgiving meal for their family.




School News
The staff at Steekee Elementary would like to wish you all a very safe and happy Thanksgiving! 


News
SES was awarded the Good Neighbors Shoppe grant reward. This will go toward new technology! Thank you Good Neighbors!!! We appreciate you!


4th Grade News
4th graders completing a Google slide show on insect metamorphosis to share with their class.

  

  

Spelling Bee

Congratulations to our spelling bee participants! You did a fantastic job. A big thank you goes out to Mr. Scott MacKintosh for announcing the words. 


 


 


Student of the Month
Steekee's students of the month nominees taking their walk of fame.






Carnival News
Congratulations to our top carnival ticket sellers. Thank you for you hard work! 




TEAM Tuesday
Our Steekee teachers are hard at work learning about different strategies to motivate our fantastic students. 




Science Fair
Congratulations to all of Steekee's Science Fair Winners! We are very proud of you! 

  

   


  


Playground Fun
Officer Jamie enjoying a game of football during 4th&5th recess.

  

Fall Break
3rd Grade News
Third grade making observations in science.

  

School News

SES wants to thank the Kiwanis Club for their generous donation of 100 children's books to the library.


 


 

4th Grade
Play dough animal cells in 4th grade today!

  

  

  

 

 
5th Grade
Mrs. Huff's class learned about exponents today. They also modeled how to write exponential notations in expanded and standard forms. After the lesson, they shared their knowledge by making "how to" videos about exponents. 

  
  


 
From the Office
Hello Parents,
 
We are excited about our new signs in front of our school.  The Sherriff’s Department, Highway Department, and Steekee Elementary have partnered together to keep our students safe once again!  We have six new signs, four at the steps (pictured below), and two along the parking area in front of our school. 
Please use the steps and crosswalk when you are parked in front of the school, along Steekee School Road.  This will be much safer than going through the grass and across our driveway especially during high traffic times. 
 
Thank you!
 

5th Grade
Mrs. Huff's class creating a Google slide presentation on the structure and functions of plant and animal cells. 

  

  

 
Scout Time
Snowball fight!  We had fun snowball writing in Scout time!



 
Carnival
3rd Grade Carnival Video 
Carnival News
Congratulations to our Tomahawk Winners!
Mrs. Preston's Pre-K class & Mrs. Jameson's Homeroom
They enjoyed their coke float party on this extremely hot day and spending time with one another reading books.





 
  
  

Student of the Month


Congratulations to the boys and girls that were chosen for Steekee's Student of the Month!
SES Principal Franklin Appointed to Gov. Haslam Council
 



NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced the appointments of four people to the Standards Recommendation Committee that will make final recommendations to the State Board of Education on new standards to fit the needs of Tennessee’s K-12 students.

The Standards Recommendation Committee will be composed of 10 members. Under legislation passed by the Tennessee General Assembly this year, the governor appoints four members of the committee, with the speaker of the Senate and speaker of the House appointing three each.
 

The four members appointed by the governor are:

Dr. Sharen Cypress, dean of the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences at Freed-Hardeman University.

Tracy Franklin, principal at Steekee Elementary School in Loudon County.

Amy Gullion, K-5 instructional coach at Smyrna Elementary School in Rutherford County.

Doug Hungate, academic director at Cheatham County Central High School.

“We are committed to obtaining the highest possible standards in Tennessee’s schools, and I am grateful to these dedicated educators for agreeing to serve in this effort,” Haslam said. “All Tennesseans want the best for our students, and this process will build on the historic gains we have made in education.”

The formation of the Standards Recommendation Committee follows a process started by Haslam in October 2014 to take a fresh look at state standards in education, following discussions with educators across the state and an education summit Haslam co-hosted last September with Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey and House Speaker Beth Harwell.
 


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