Field Notes

Indian Fields and Dayton School 2-8-19

Greetings From the Fields!


Welcome to the monthly Principal's Newsletter: Field Notes! We hope that you find this bi-monthly newsletter informative and entertaining. You can also find updated information on the web page and our Facebook Page. We value the partnership of our parents and open communication, so please feel free to contact teachers and administrators. We are looking forward to a fantastic 18-19 school year at Indian Fields and Dayton!

Warmest Regards,

April Gonzalez


Author Visit: Kevin O'Malley

On March 15th, our PTO will sponsor an author visit for Indian Fields. Kevin O'Malley is a children's author and illustrator of such favorites as the Miss Malarkey series.

If you would like to have a book autographed by the author, please complete this FORM for each book you wish to purchase and have signed.

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In his TEDx lecture, Peter Gray clearly argues the case that today's kids do not grow up playing and this has negatively impacted them in many ways. It's time we return the gift of play to this generation.

February 4, 2015, was the first annual Global School Play Day for students in schools around the world. In year one, over 65,000 students participated! Over 177,000 students took part in 2016. In 2017, over 283,000 kids celebrated Global School Play Day. In 2018, over 385,000 students from 58 nations participated.

On Wednesday, students at Indian Fields participated in play that involved a choice from many games in the gymnasium. On Friday, students at Dayton will enjoy the same fun.

Grease - The Musical

On Wednesday, February 6th, our 5th graders visited Crossroads South for a performance of Grease. All enjoyed the musical.

pto 5th Grade Lock-In

On Friday, February 8th our 5th graders are invited to a Lock-In. The Lock-In begins at 6:30 and ends at 8:30. This event is an opportunity for our 5th graders to socialize while they "tech down."

Dr. Seuss Literacy Night Kindergarten-Grade 2

Join us for an evening of reading Dr. Seuss in celebration of Read Across America. This PTO sponsored event on February 28th begins at 6:00 pm and ends at 7:30 pm.

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On Friday, February 8th our 2nd graders will enjoy a performance and on February 15th our 3rd graders will have an opportunity. This is a great program that teaches students about musical instruments through an entertaining performance.
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Please look for communication in the near future from your child's teacher regarding Valentine's Day Celebrations.


2/8 Bravo Grade 2

2/8 PTO 5th Grade Lock-In

2/14 Valentine's Day Celebrations

2/15 Bravo Grade 3

2/15 Kindergarten Centers

2/18 Schools Closed-Presidents' Day

2/20 Kindergarten Registration

2/28 K-2 Dr. Seuss Night

Indian Fields and Dayton School

The Indian Fields and Dayton School is home to approximately 670 students. Our mission is to educate all children by providing a safe, stimulating, respectful environment which promotes cognitive, social, emotional, artistic, and physical growth. The school will prepare children to have a positive attitude towards learning, to be responsible members of the community and to accept individual differences.