A Newsletter for Dove Elementary Families
September 11-15, 2017
A Note from the principal...
This past week, we hosted several visitors to our campus. A group of students from the PALs class at Colleyville-Heritage high school will be coming to Dove once a week this school year, and they stopped by at the beginning of the week. A football player from Colleyville-Heritage High School and several members of our Dove Dad's Club were at Dove to start our students' day off right on Friday. Whether it's students from our GCISD community or parent volunteers from our Dove community, we are so blessed to have the support of those around us! We know that our students and our school will be positively impacted by all those that set foot inside Dove! If you haven't already, please make sure you take the time to complete a volunteer background check and complete the necessary steps to become a Dove volunteer. For more information, click here.
This Tuesday, we would like to invite all our Dove parents to Curriculum Night at Dove. You will have the opportunity to hear directly from your child's teacher and ask any questions that you may have! We look forward to seeing you Tuesday night starting at 5:30!
Proud to be your principal,
Picture Day is Coming!!
SchoolPix Inc. will be taking individual school pictures at Dove Elementary on:
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Two ways to order portraits….
1. Attached you will find an order form, please print and fill out the order form and return with payment to the photographer on picture day.
2. To order online by credit card, please go to https://schoolpix.ephotohost.biz/ . When prompted, enter Dove's School Code 1718-0025. A confirmation email will be sent confirming your order has been received. No further action is required.
If you have any questions or need assistance, please call SchoolPix Inc. customer service at 972-334-9140 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: All orders are to be submitted to the photographer on picture day. All school portraits are 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
Doors with Dads
THANK YOU to the dads that helped out at the first Doors with Dads on September 5th!
Dove Curriculum Night is Tuesday, September 12th from 5:30-6:45. We will offer parents two opportunities to learn more about the curriculum and expectations in their child's classroom.
Session 1: 5:30-6:00
-15min break to visit Enrichment teachers, shop at the Dove Spirit Shop, or for families new to Dove to come to an information session with Mrs. Landrum in the Dove Learning Commons.
Session 2: 6:15-6:45(repeat)
Our teachers and staff are excited to welcome the parents of our Dove Dolphins on this night for an engaging time of learning!
Dear Dove Parents,
Our annual PTA Membership drive is going on now! Joining online is super quick and easy - just go to www.joinpta.org and follow the steps. Membership is open to both parents, students, grandparents, and anyone who wants to support Dove PTA. It takes about two minutes to join, and membership dues are just $10. If you have already joined, please consider joining your spouse, student, grandparents, and neighbors! Businesses can also join! Each membership counts towards Dove, and we are working towards our goal of 1:1 membership- that means for EVERY student enrolled at Dove, there is a PTA member. That is a lofty goal that only one campus in GCISD reached last year, but THIS year, we know Dove can achieve that recognition!
Please consider giving back to your child's classroom teacher in the way of supplies for their classroom! Access theDove Apple Tree link here to see what your child's classroom is in desperate need of!!
If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact Athel Micka (817.251.5617) or Julie Telesca (817.251.5615). Thank you for your assistance.
There's an App for That!
Exciting news from the GCISD Communications Department! The new GCISD App is live- download today!
Birthday Treats Policy Change
I wanted to let you know about a campus-wide change regarding birthday celebrations. We love to celebrate our students and staff throughout the year; however, we want to be mindful of health guidelines and restrictions that could impact some of our dolphins. GCISD Health Services encourages and recommends that birthday treats be non-food items, so beginning with this school year, we will not permit food treats to be left at the receptionist desk in order to be delivered to the classroom.
We are not making this change because we don’t want students to be able to celebrate their birthday; we are being mindful of the health and safety of all students. Parents are more than welcome to deliver non-food items such as goody bags filled with pencils, erasers, stickers, gel pens, bubbles, etc. We also would welcome a book donation to the library in the name of your student.
I understand that this is a change from previous school years and we appreciate your cooperation as we make this shift moving forward.
I am looking forward to a great year of celebrations at Dove!
September 12- Curriculum Night 5:30-6:45
September 13-15- Sign up for Clubs at Dove (brochures available at Curriculum Night)
September 14- Fall Picture Day
September 15- DOT DAY! Wear dots to school!
September 21- GT Curriculum Night 5:30-6:30
- "Lunch with a Loved One" during all lunches- Don't forget your picture ID!!
- PTA Meeting 6-7 @ Dove Park
- All School Picnic 6-8 @ Dove Park
September 26- BoosterThon KICK OFF!! PepRallies in the Gym
- Kids' Beach Club starts in Dove gym
- CHILI'S GIVES BACK!! EAT @ CHILI'S ON 9/28 AND A PORTION OF SALES GOES TO DOVE ELEMENTARY!!!
- All-School Assembly to honor our Communicator Students of the Month!
October 6 and 9- Student Holiday