The Whitesides Post

August 29, 2022

Spotted In The Newsletter!

Dear Whitesides Families,

I will often include pictures from the week at the end of my newsletters. If you happen to spot your child in any of them, email me, and let me know you spotted your child in the newsletter (please include their name). The following Monday, I will announce those students whose parents spotted them in the newsletter, and they will come to the office and get a prize. If you don't want your child's picture taken, be sure to fill out the media opt-out form (found in the Media Opt-Outs section) and return it to the office.

Demographic and McKinney-Vento Forms

Today your child will bring home two documents that need to be completed and returned to school. The Demographic form needs to be updated and the McKinney-Vento form needs to be filled out. Please send completed forms with your child to be turned in to their teacher no later than Friday.


Parents - Please log into your guardian myDSD account and sign all available digital documents. Your child may also have documents they will need to digitally sign.

Dropping Students Off At School

If you drop your student(s) off at school, please follow our procedures:
  • Pull all the way through the drop-off zone to the point where students would enter the playground area. Do not stop directly in front of the school, as this causes traffic congestion.
  • Do not park your car anywhere in the drop-off zone. If you want to walk your student to the door or their class line, you will need to park your car in the parking lot.

For the safety of everyone, please follow these procedures. Thank you.

Davis School District Parent Series

Davis School District invites all parents and caregivers to join in an anonymous webinar on the 2nd Wednesday of every month beginning in September. Discover the power you have to shape your child's mental health.

Time: 6:30 - 7:30 PM via ZOOM

To Register.....scan the QR Code

Sept. 14th - "Your Child's Anxiety" (see QR code)

Oct. 12th - "How Parents Can Help Prevent Suicide"

Nov. 9th - "Bullying-Stop the Cycle"

Dec. 14th - "Social Media-Protecting Your Child"

Jan. 11th - "Why Our Children Self-Harm"

Feb. 8th - "Emotional Regulation-Recognizing What's Wrong"

Mar. 8th - "De-escalating Cycles of Conflict"

Apr. 12th - "Establishing Healthy Boundaries"

Calendar at a Glance

August 29th: First Day of School for Kindergarteners; Acadience Reading assessments begin

September 5th: Labor Day - No School

September 6th: Community Council meeting at 4:00 p.m. in the conference room.


Parent/Student Handbook

Click here for the Whitesides' Parent/Student handbook. You can also find it on our school website.