Mote Bulldog Bulletin 14

December 11, 2022- December 17, 2022

Upcoming Events

Monday December 12- Student Government

Week of December 12- Holiday Shop Please see schedule

Tuesday December 13- PTA Meeting 6 pm in person and on zoom- PBS Presentation

Friday December 16- Wear your Ugly Holiday Sweater Spirit Day

Wednesday December 21- Board Meeting 7pm- Richardson Park

Thursday December 22- PBS spirit day- Pajama Day

Friday December 23- No school- start of winter break

Choice Open House Nights for Middle School

11/14, 6:00- Cab Calloway

11/17, 6:00- Conrad

11/28, 6:00- Dickinson MYP Only

11/29, 6:00- Brandywine Springs School MS Only

11/30, 6:00- HB 5th grade open house

12/1, 6:00- Stanton 5th grade open house

12/14, 6:00- Skyline 5th grade open house

12/15, 6:00- AIMS 5th grade open house

Arrival/Dismissal Reminders

Arrival- Our instructional day begins at 9:00am. Students are expected to have entered the building, picked up their breakfast, and made it into their classroom by 9:00. There are many cars pulling into the parking lot at 9:00am. This is not allowing students to make it to class on time.


Our office is closed for dismissals from 3:15-4:00. If you need to pick up for an early dismissal, it needs to be done by 3:15. Our staff is outside for car riders until 4:10. Please make sure you arrive at the school by 4:05 to use our car line.

If you are changing your child's dismissal procedure, please call the school before 3:15pm. It is very difficult to make changes once our dismissal has begun.

Recurring information

Mote Homework Philosophy

Mote staff through the building leadership team creating a Mote specific Homework Philosophy that will both encourage parental support of student learning and provide time for students to practice what they are learning while acknowledging the varying supports available at home and the busy schedules that our families have in the evenings.
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Counseling Corner

Please click the attachment below to meet our two school counselors and learn about the services they provide to Mote staff and students.


Dismissal is a busy time for staff and students. Our only priority is making sure students make it home safely. Here is how you can help:

  • All changes to your child's dismissal should be communicated in writing. Phone calls are only for last minute emergency changes and should be made by 3:15 pm.
  • When possible, allow for your child to enter and exit on the rear passenger side. If not possible, your child is asked to cross in front of your car, not the rear.
  • Parents should remain in their car during car line. Mote staff is not permitted to buckle your child in. If your child needs assistance, move to the past the crosswalk in car line and you may get out at that point to buckle in your child.
  • Dismissal is not a time for parent conferences with staff. We are happy to work with you on a method of weekly or daily communication.

Thank you for helping us to keep dismissal running smoothly.

Delaware Youth Mobile Crisis Hotline: 1-800-969-4357

If you or someone you know needs support now, call or text 988 or chat