Peabody PTA’s Cookie Dough Sale Ends Tuesday!


Cookie dough order are due Tuesday, November 19th. Money for the sales must be included with the order. 

Make all checks payable to: Peabody Elementary School

Please do NOT take orders to the front office, but send them to your child’s classroom. The orders should be in the original manila folder in which your order form was delivered.  PTA members will pick up the orders from your teachers.  

Thanks for all you do for Peabody Elementary!

Can you help pick up cookie orders from the classroom? Even if you can only help for 15-minutes — your assistance will be greatly appreciated.  This is a quick way to serve your school!

Also, if you have means to communicate to teachers only – please let me them know that we will be going from class to class collecting on those days.

November Reminders from Principal Nelson




Peabody is hosting the COOPER YOUNG’S YOUNG ARTIST SHOW on Thursday, November 7th from 6:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M. in the cafeteria. Students around the city have entered the contest and we have 12 students from Peabody who are participants.


Scholastic Book Fair is November 12-15.  Book Fair Night is Thursday, November 14th from 6:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M.


Students will take school pictures on November 13th.  Only students who have pre-paid will be able to take pictures on this day.  The deadline to pay is Monday 11th.  Cash or money orders will be taken for payment.  Students who have prepaid to take pictures can wear their dress clothes for picture taking.


Parents who signed up for “STAND FOR CHILDREN” we missed you at least week’s meeting.  Meetings have resumed for Tuesday at 6:00 P.M. Remaining meetings are:  11-5, 11-12, 11-19

Peabody Teachers Recognized for Excellence!

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Now, we all know Peabody Elementary has some of the best and brightest educators in Shelby County, but it’s always nice when our teachers get official recognition for their talent.

Here are some of our latest honors.  Please congratulate these fine professionals in person!

Lashunda Bell, 5th Grade Teacher, was chosen to participate in the Shelby County Schools Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teachers/Teaching Conference developed by Bill and Melinda Gates.  Ms. Bell will attend a celebratory banquet in Robinsonville, MS in her honor.  Ms. Bell was chosen because of her extraordinary teaching and passion for education.

Jerry Sanders, Orff Music Teacher, was chosen among an elite group of only five teachers for the entire Shelby County Schools as a “Top Teacher” for his outstanding TVAAS scores.  Mr. Sanders will receive a Gould’s Salon Day Spa and a billboard with his photo.

Mrs. Barringer, 3rd Grade Teacher, was selected by the Mathematics Department of Shelby County Schools to serve as a Model Teacher for Model Classrooms.  In this role, Mrs. Barringer will work to help improve mathematics instruction and student achievement.