In early May, Platte County School District announced its Teacher, Service Person, and Support Person of the Year, surprising each at their building's all-school assemblies. This year's Teacher of the Year is Carmen Marshall, 8th Grade Social Studies Teacher at Barry School); Service Person of the Year is Dene't Wyckoff, Social Worker at Siegrist Elementary; and Support Person of the Year is Tammy Ferrebee, Custodian at Compass Elementary.
Congratulations to PCHS Project Lead the Way engineering students! They sent 13 to state at Tan-Tar-A in early May, and eight came home as State Champions! In addition, one student won two State Championships, one project earned a perfect score, and two students received the Best of Show plaque and medal for not only a State Championship but being the best project in their whole category!
No, this isn't an event celebrating candy, rather, it's a unique festival featuring performances by local special education students. On May 5, Platte County High School (PCHS) welcomed more than 60 students along with their coaches and fans from seven surrounding districts, for a fun-filled day of special performances, dance breaks, food, and games, concluding with an awards ceremony in PCHS's Wilson Auditorium.
PCR-3 represented well at the 32nd annual Northland Regional Chamber Excellence in Education Banquet, held in April, an event that draws nearly 1,000 attendees from nine Northland school districts and celebrates teachers, educators in service, volunteers and business who support education in the Northland. Seventeen PCR-3 staff members were nominated and five were honored with a special award, based on their nominations among hundreds of Northland educators.
Forty-four members attended the Missouri Future Business Leaders of America State Leadership Conference in April and brought home numerous awards including Gold Chapter of the Year, Outstanding Service to an FBLA Chapter, and four State Champion teams. A total of 23 PCHS FBLA members qualified to compete at the 2018 National competition in late June.