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 School Info

4119 Startown Road
Newton, NC 28658

phone 828.464.1257
fax     828.465.6568

Monday - Friday
7:05 AM - 2:45 PM

Welcome to Startown Elementary School 

Attention Parents of 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade Students:  
Due to the high chance of rain and thunderstorms for Tuesday, we have postponed the 3rd through 5th Grade Field Day until Monday April 28th.
Attention Parents of Kindergarten Students:
Due to the high chance of rain and thunderstorms for Tuesday, Kindergarten has postponed their Field Trip.  Parents will be notified of the new date once it is rescheduled.

 Community Calendar

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Startown History Books 
by Howell, ThomasNo presence information
 2/28/2014 11:32 AM

Calling All Startown Alumni!!!!!

 PTO is selling the 100 year history of Startown Elementary at a discounted price of $20. Startown School will receive 50% of the sales. Please drop by or call the School to order your copy. Limited Supplies are available. ...

New Kindergarten Student Orientation 
by Howell, ThomasNo presence information
 2/27/2014 10:52 AM
Attention all parents of rising Kindergarten students for the 2014-2015 school year: New Kindergartern Orientation will be held on April 4th. Please stop by the office to register for either a 10 AM or 4 PM Time Slot. You will also need to sign...
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"We Love Startown"

School Day Begins at 7:30 AM

School Day Ends at 2:25 PM

 Tiger Times

Tiger Times Volume 2 Issue 1 9.16.13.pdf
Tiger Times Volume 2 Issue 1 9.16.13
9/18/2013 3:39 PMNo presence informationHowell, Thomas
Tiger Times Volume 2 Issue 2 1.24.14.pdf
Tiger Times Volume 2 Issue 2 1.24.14
3/7/2014 11:04 AMNo presence informationHowell, Thomas
Tiger Times Volume 2 Issue 3 3.7.14.pdf
Tiger Times Volume 2 Issue 3 3.7.14
3/12/2014 9:14 AMNo presence informationHowell, Thomas

 Million Minute Reading Challenge

Startown's Goal: 5.5 Million Minutes

Student Personal Goal: 10,000 Minutes 

Students Reading Minutes Counter:

2.2 Million Minutes as of 2.21.14

Student Rewards

Students will receive a colorful carabiner key chain to collect charms. The Key Chain will fit on backpacks.  
500 Minutes:
Key Chain
1,000 Minutes:
Bookbug Charm
2,000 Minutes:
Bookwork Charm
3,000 Minutes: Star Charm
5,000 Minutes: Trophy Charm

10,000 Minutes: Special Charm

Million Minute Reading Challenge Counter 

Bronzed Book Trophy

Each nine weeks, the homeroom in each grade level with the highest total minutes read will get to display the trophy in their classroom.  Trophies are currently on display in:

 Reading Rainbow Book Recommendation on Startown Journal

Each quarter, the new top 5 readers in the school will have the opportunity to recommend a book on
Startown Journal

 End of Year Surprise Celebration for Meeting our Goal


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