Dorothy Nolan Weekly Update

February 5th, 2016


Our next meeting is on Monday, Feb. 29th at 7pm. Please plan on attending this next meeting if you have any questions regarding upcoming position vacancies or our nominating process.

-Partners In Reading (PIR) slips are due each Thursday! Do you know where Chester is? Where is he headed next?

-Celebrate Our Girls Dance will be held on Friday, Feb. 26th. If you are interested in helping please contact We are now accepting registrations for this fun event!

-Cheetah Project: Interested in sharing a hobby with a small group of students? Willing to volunteer to teach an already planned lesson? We are in need of parent volunteers to help with our March after school Cheetah Project programs. Contact for more info. Registration packets will be coming soon via room parents and the DN website.

-Yearbook Committee needs your help taking and submitting pictures of events. Please submit pictures to Yearbooks are on sale now! ***All 5th graders receive a yearbook so there is no need to send an order form in for your 5th grader.

-Golf Committee- Our golf outing will be on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 at McGregor Links Country Club. Join our Dorothy Nolan HSA Facebook page for event updates.


The 2nd Boxtops for Education contest is underway and will end on Friday, February 26th. The top 3 winning classrooms will receive a "school store buck" for each student in their class! Our latest count of boxtops shows the top 3 classrooms are:

Mrs. Knight's 5th grade class

Mrs. Gosselin's 5th grade class

Mrs. Perry's 1st grade class

But, our contest is not over yet so remember to bring in your Boxtops! Please label your baggies of boxtops with your teacher's name to be sure your class gets credit. Thank you and Good Luck!

SNACPack Food Drive

The SNACPack program is designed to meet the needs of hungry children on weekends, when other resources are not available. The program provides backpacks filled with food that is child-friendly, shelf-stable, and easily-consumed. Bags are packed each week by volunteers and discreetly distributed to participating children every Friday afternoon.

The SNACPack program will be collecting goods at Dorothy Nolan. They are looking for 4 items which include:

  • Protein Bars
  • Mac & Cheese, Water Only type (Ex. Easy Mac, Velveeta)
  • 100% Juice Boxes
  • Pasta (any type)

Donations can be dropped off in the front lobby. Any help will be greatly appreciated!

SUNY Adirondack Winter Enrichment

Who can participate? Grade 4-6

When? Monday, February 15th through Thursday, February 18th.

What courses will be offered? "Ask the Expert: Marine Biologist", "Forensics: The Big Four", "Science Web Quest", "DIY Design", "Coding for Kids", "Games for the Body and Mind"

For full program details including course descriptions and registration forms visit:

Upcoming Events

  • 2/9-Board of Education Meeting @ 7pm, Dorothy Nolan
  • 2/10-Gr. 3 Chorus Concert @ 6pm, Dorothy Nolan
  • 2/15-2/19-WINTER RECESS
  • 2/26-Celebrate our Girls Dance
  • 2/29-HSA Meeting @ 7pm
  • 3/1-Cheetah Project begins
  • 3/2-New Kindergartner Parent Meeting @ 6:30pm
  • 3/3-2 Hour Delay
  • 3/4-TOPS Performance

*The 3rd grade Chorus Concert will NOT be taking place at Maple Avenue. It will be held at Dorothy Nolan.