Dunn's Corners School

Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Safe

September 17, 2021

Welcome Back!

It has been a fantastic two weeks of school! It was quite the transition for some of our friends due to how the last year went, but everyone pulled together! The children are doing a wonderful job wearing masks, washing their hands, and following the school routines.

This month, our schoolwide theme is "our school as a welcoming place," where every student feels like he or she belongs. We’ll be reminding students to welcome others and act and speak in safe, respectful, and responsible ways. In addition we’ll be reminding students of our Three B's! Ask your child what they are and what they mean. We’ll also begin teaching the Second Step program, which includes lessons that support these behaviors. Support your child at home in welcoming others and acting and speaking in safe, respectful, and responsible ways. Please tell your child’s teacher if you have questions about specific ways you can help your child with these behaviors at home.

Finally, remember to go directly to your child's teacher for any questions, concerns, positive feedback, or for information about the school day.


Attendance Update

The realistic goal is to have less than 5% chronically absent, but ultimately 0%. Chronically absent is defined as being out 10% of the days in school. This data impacts our STAR rating.


We will be using #dcsanchors all over social media. Look for it on twitter, Facebook, and Instagram!

Have a great weekend!

Mr. Morrone, Proud Principal of DCS!

From Our Amazing PTO


The yearbook needs your help. Please e-mail any first day photos you have to dcsyearbookphotos@gmail.com. When attaching them, please choose the option for "Actual Size". Thanks in advance for all your help.

Need some help? Look no further.

Below are some resources you or someone you know may need. If you miss a resource, they will be displayed again in the future or you could reach out to the Parent Liaison, Nicole Esposito.

Low Cost Internet: Visit the link below for information on getting low cost internet.


Heating Assistance: Visit the link below to apply for assistance paying your heating bill.


Kids Link: This is a hotline that operates 24/7. You can call if your child is feeling excessive anger or sadness, lashing out, having severe worries, or hurting themselves or others.


Ready to Learn

Welcome back everyone! Check here in future newsletters to see what each grade is learning. There will be a different grade each week.

BOKS (Build Our Kid's Success)

The BOKS Burst Weekly Activities, found in the September Fitness Calendar, are meant to get you and your kids up and moving throughout the day. Studies show that daily movement breaks increase focus, improve mood, and have many added health benefits. Let's all get moving this week with the below bursts!

Please click here to see the September Fitness Calendar. If you click an activity on the calendar, it will bring you to a YouTube video explaining the activity.

Click here for more detailed instructions for Week One , Week Two, and Week Three.

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Fall Rabies Clinic

Sunday, Sep. 19th, 9am-12pm

33 Larry Hirsch Lane

Westerly, RI

Westerly Animal Control and the Westerly Animal Shelter is having a Fall Rabies Clinic.

$12.00 Cash Only

Dogs on leashes, cats in carriers (NO EXCEPTIONS)

Bring previous rabies vaccination paperwork with you if available

Click here to see their flyer.