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McCook District and Curriculum

The McCook Public Schools serves students from grades pre-K to the twelfth grade, and focuses on the four core areas of the curriculum which are Mathematics, Reading, Social Studies, and Science. These courses are offered and instructed at all levels, from the basic levels to the advanced courses that will prepare students for college. The Nebraska State Department of Education has established the objectives for learning to form a comprehensive framework for learning throughout a student’s education.

We currently cover the following McCook-area school district: McCook Public Schools.

Educating Our Parents: Understanding the McCook District Curriculum

From primary to secondary school, Mathematics is a key element in the schooling of each student. Standards begin at the number system, with the students communicating and showing a variety of ways to solve problems, reason, and make real-world connections. Applying mathematical concepts across all disciplines is required. Counting, reading, and writing numbers from 0-20, and putting them in ordinal sequence, and the beginning of adding numbers and subtracting numbers is where it all begins in the primary grades.

Focusing on the Reading standards of learning, as students must be literate to succeed in all subject areas, the standards focus on the development of phonological awareness by reading, writing, and speaking. Speech patterns and rhyming are explored, and the blending of the individual phonemes of words, single and multi-syllabic, is mastered. Students are able to use these skills to decode broader meanings within texts and develop both analytic and interpretative thinking abilities.

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Keeping Informed: Recent McCook Educational News

  • Talent Show News - Each year, McCook has a talent show that the community members enjoy. Children of all ages participate and show off their talents, from singing to acting. McCook’s 6th Annual Talent Show takes place in February or March of each year at the FOX Theatre. If anyone has any questions, contact McCook Public Schools for more information! Good luck to the participants this year!
  • Career Fair - The Community College of McCook and McCook High School are coming together to host the College and Career Fair at the college. This is an annual event, and students who are college bound or career bound are encouraged to attend. Students can get leads on jobs, advice for transferring, and tips for new students.
  • Creative Student Crafting - What a sweet day! Students made Valentine’s Day even more special by participating in arts and crafts. The Community Building hosted a cupcake decorating class and picture frame crafting activity. Students also learned how to master the art of dot painting using ceramic tiles to make coasters. Heart shaped pillows were also created! Thank you to the UNL Extension of Furnas County for sponsoring the fun event!

McCook Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed

SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.

Chalk Talk: What is Phonological Awareness?

Each word is made up of individual sounds, or phonemes. When students enter school for the first time, they explore the sounds of the words. A one-syllable word is stretched out and the individual sounds are listened to by the students. To fluent readers, this is very simple, but to a very young child learning to read and write, this can be difficult. Listening for the sounds in isolation has to be taught by the teacher in order for the children to begin reading and spelling words. Phonological awareness is a very large part of kindergarten and first grade, and once it is mastered, the students are on their way to being great readers and writers!