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Townsend Elementary

Townsend Elementary School

 
 
Townsend Elementary School
42-66 North St.
Walton, NY 13856
(607) 865-5220 
 
Principal: Amanda Hoover
Secretaries: Jami Aubin (ext. 4076); Patty Wood (ext. 4077).
School Counselor : Beth Howland (ext. 4031)
Nurse's office: Lee Ann Otto (ext. 4029) 
Attendance office: ext. 4063 
 
Note to parents: Please stop by the main office to sign your child in if he or she is tardy. Also, please remember to call your child in if they are absent, and send an excuse when the child returns to school.

Please have your children dressed appropriately for recess. We go outside if it's 20 degrees or above.

If your child has had to borrow clothing from the health office, please wash it and return it to the health office as soon as possible, so it's available for others to borrow. Thank you.

Townsend Elementary News

Elementary: First quarter awards

Students honored for the first quarter awards in fourth and fifth grades are pictured below. Those recognized were those on the Honor Roll, Principal’s List, and Superintendent’s List. 
 
Students were also recognized for NED awards and citizenship awards. 
 
NED awards are chosen by teachers, and stand for (N)ever give up, (E)ncourage others, and (D)o your best. One student from each fourth- and fifth-grade class is also selected for a Citizenship award, based on a student’s school and community activities. 
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Superintendent search survey now available

The Walton Central School District Board of Education is opening the search for the Superintendent of Schools. As part of the process, we ask the Walton community to fill out this survey. The survey is intended for only Walton school district residents, students, and district employees. Your participation and opinion matter to us. Thank you for taking the time to fill out the survey and your participation is appreciated. 
 
The survey will remain open until Friday, February 7, 2020. 
 
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Nam Knights donation

Townsend receives donation of gloves

The Southern Tier Chapter of the Nam Knights donated 100 pair of fleece gloves to Townsend Elementary School on Thursday. 
The gloves are for when students’ gloves are wet or forgotten. 
 
The Knights were responding to a message that had read for parents, which reminded them to have students return borrowed gloves to the nurse’s office or playground aide when they were used for outdoor recess. Students in need of a new pair of gloves can also be provided with a pair to take home. 
 
Haggerty Ace Hardware also helped by selling the gloves to the chapter at cost.
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League of Extraordinary Gentlemen 2019

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen event held

Fourth and fifth graders who took part in Townsend Elementary’s League of Extraordinary Gentlemen had one final chance to show off what they learned during an event in December. 
 
This is the fourth year the club has run at Townsend.
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Ag in the Classroom

Ag in the Classroom begins for the year

The first Ag in the Classroom took place last week, with high school students visiting kindergartners. 
 
The program consists of high school students visiting elementary students and teaching related topics to different grade levels. 
 
While visiting the kindergarten classes, students played word games with farm animals, as well as animal bingo. They also made a farm animal coloring book to take home. 
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Read-A-Rama

Townsend Calendar

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