PUE Poplarville Upper Elementary

The Poplarville Upper Elementary serves students grades 3rd through 5th. The campus is located at  #1 Todd Circle, Poplarville, MS 39470. You can reach PUE at (voice) (601) 795-8303 or (fax) (601) 795-3104.

Principal: Lynn Payne. 
Assistant Principal: Hilda Harwell


PUE December Student of the Month

3rd Gr-Row 1:  Konner L., Landon W., Abigail B., Alissa D., David A. (NP: Katie J.)
4th Gr-Row 2:  Emily S., Cassidy E., Conner A., Cassidy L., Nyla S. (NP: Emma H.)
5th Gr-Row 3:  Conner M., Laynee R., Moody Claire M., Eli R., Jaidyn D., Khalid M. (NP: Kade C.)

PUE Western Day

PUE students kicked up Western Style on Thursday, Dec. 18th.  To celebrate student growth, attendance, and great behavior, students participated in all sorts of Western fun.  

PUE Dynamics Spread Cheer

The chorus from Poplarville Upper Elementary, called Dynamics, spread some Christmas cheer as they sang their Christmas music in the lobbies of the 3 downtown banks on Wednesday, Dec. 17th. Present were bank employees as well as family and friends of the students.

PUE Learning About Litter

Poplarville Upper Elementary Conservation Club's October meeting consisted of the students learning about litter and its consequences.  The students had to read scenarios about litter problems, develop a solution to the problems, and determine consequences that will help to keep people from continuing the particular behavior.  The students created posters about each scenario, and then presented them to the members of the club.

PUE Conservation Club

The Poplarville Upper Elementary Conservation Club conducted its annual Nature Day Friday, October 31, 2014.  The fifth grade students enjoyed presentations from the following speakers who were located along the Poplarville Upper Elementary's Nature Trail.
1. Mr. Butch Bailey, Forestry Extension Associate, Mississippi State University
2. Mr. Alex Shook, County Extension Agent AG/4-H
3. Dr. Eddie Smith, Extension Agent, Mississippi State University
3. Dr. Ed Jackson, USM Archeology
4. Jessica Eaves, MS Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
5.  Dr. Blair Sampson, Research Entomologist, United States Department of Agriculture
6. Dr. John Grant, Retired PRCC Instructor and Dean brought his telescope and showed the students Sun Spots in a safe way.
7. Carla Girrard, Pearl River County Spay and Neuter Program 
8.  Ms. Ashlyn Brock, Anti-litter Coordinator, MS Department of Transportation
9. Ryan Merritt,  Poplarville Upper Elementary teacher/coach talked to the students about turkey hunting.
The Poplarville Career Development Center Culinary Arts Class prepared the speakers' lunch.  The Pearl River County Soil and Water Conservation District provided funds for lunch.  The Mississippi Army National Guard cleaned the trail for the Nature Day.

PUE Cyber Bullying Training

On December 5th, the Poplarville Upper Elementary Library welcomed Mrs. Sherry McWorther from the Mississippi Office of the Attorney General. She spoke to 5th grade students about the growing problem of cyber bullying and internet safety. For tips to protect yourself against bullying, click on this link from the Mississippi Attorney General's Office: http://www.ago.state.ms.us/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/BullyingBrochure_final.pdf.

80 Days of School Completed at PUE

Staff and students at PUE dressed in the style of the 80's to celebrate the 80th day of school - from big hair and big earrings to headbands, sun glasses, tutus, and shoulder pads! 

PUE November Student of the Month

3rd Grade Row 1:  Caleb C., Jace S., Preston S., Anna S., Coby T., Jacey W.
4th Grade Row 2:  Krysten F., Lexi S., Gavin H., Ethan L., Aiden B., Evan C. (Not Pictured-Aaron B.)
5th Grade Row 3:  Collin M., Dudley L., Siniyah R., Maya C., Alexis W., Sarah R.

PUE Sportsmanship Through Literacy

5th grade students at Poplarville Upper Elementary entertained some very special visitors on the morning of  Nov. 7.  As part of the PUE Library's promotion of reading and PUE Physical Education advocacy of sportsmanship, PHS student-athletes visited and read It's Just a Game to the students. The 5th graders heard how important fairness and virtue are from their high school athlete role models.  Thank you to these high school student athletes for donating their time and effort to the elementary students.