Mulberry Messenger


Mark Your Calendars

Week of March 29 - April 3, 2015

Specials Week 3

Lunch Menu Week 3

Monday, March 30

10:00 DMS Fine Arts visit for 5th graders

3:00-4:30 Impact Club

3-4:00 Dance Club

Tuesday, March 31

6:30pm Rising 6th Grade Parent Mtg @ Dacula Middle School

Wednesday, April 1

7:15 Witzzle Pro

7:15 Technology Club

3-4 Art Club

3:00-3:45 BTC Party K-2 and 4-5th grades

Thursday, April 2

7:45 Principal Pastry Party

1:30 Principal Popcorn Party

3:00-4:00 Jr Gems

5:30 Local School Council Meeting @ Dacula High School

6:30 Reception with Board of Education @ DHS

7:00 Area I Gwinnett County Board of Education Meeting @ DHS

Friday, April 3

7:15 Student Council Meeting

3-4 Girl Scouts

Upcoming Dates to Remember

April 6-10 Spring Break

April 20-29 Milestones testing grades 3-5

Area I Board of Education Meeting

Each year our Superintendent and Board of Education meet in districts of Board Members to connect with the community. On Thursday evening, the Area I Board of Education meeting will be held at Dacula High School. Beginning with a reception at 6:30pm and followed at 7:00 by the business meeting in the theater, you have the opportunity to learn about accomplishments, challenges and future plans of the district. All are invited to attend!

Fifth Grade Parent Night

As spring is upon us, it is time to look toward next year. Our fifth grade students and their parents are urged to attend the rising sixth grade meeting on Tuesday evening at Dacula Middle School. This important gathering is designed for families of fifth graders at Mulberry, Alcova and Dacula Elementary schools. Dr. Riggins and her staff will address the transition from elementary to middle school, share opportunities that await your child, and answer your questions.

The meeting begins at 6:30pm at Dacula Middle School.

Community Service Award

Congratulations to fifth grader Arianna Utreras who was awarded the Community Ambassador Award at the 2015 National Youth Activist conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

Arianna's Reflection entries also took 3rd place at the Georgia PTA Reflections competition. We are so proud of Arianna and her accomplishments!

Georgia Milestones Assessment - April 20-29

Students in grades 3, 4 &5 will be participating in the new Georgia Milestones End of Grade assessment on five days between April 20 and 29. The assessment is designed to measure achievement of state content standards in the areas of language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. Please mark your calendar and encourage your child to be in attendance and do their very best on each of these assessments. This is their time to shine!

The Yearbooks Are Coming!

All the pages have been submitted, and our yearbooks are now in production! It's so exciting!
They'll be shipped at the end of April, so don't miss your chance to get one!
Mulberry's yearbooks are ALWAYS packed with photos!
The only way to make sure your child receives their yearbook with their class - is to preorder.
You can send in $30 with your child's name and teacher. Or you can order online with a credit card until May 1 at
After May 1, only cash will be accepted at school.
Questions? Not sure if you ordered?

Reading Challenge

Stevi B’s Pizza Buffet in Buford has partnered with the Mulberry Media Center to offer its Ultimate Reading Challenge bookmark program. Students need to read 10 books and complete the bookmark. Simply bring the bookmark to STEVI B’S for One Free Kid’s Buffet. Look for the book mark in your child’s Friday folder this week.

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Send your child a special birthday message

Send your child a special birthday message on the Mulberry marquee at the front of the building. You can now pay for your message on or you can get a form and pay by check in the front office. Please plan to reserve a spot on the marquee at least two weeks in advance. What a great way to send your child a special greeting!
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