Principal e-Note

Dressel Elementary School

Friday, February 3, 2022

2023-24 Kindergarten Registration - Coming Soon!

It's almost time for incoming Dressel kindergarten students to register for the 2023-24 school year. Dressel will be registering students the week of March 6th -10th

Additional information can be found at

Shout Out!

Let's show some love for our Dressel teachers and staff this February! Please fill out this form and your response will be shared with the teacher or staff member. Ideas include what about the teacher or staff member you love, something amazing they have done, a thank you, etc.


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Spring Pictures & Yearbook

Mark your calendar - Spring Pictures March 3rd

Paper order forms are due 3/3 and online orders are due by 3/14. If a student/parent wants a personalized name on their copy, the order must be done online.

Dressel Yearbooks for the 2022-2023 school year are on sale now! Ordering online is super simple and our deadline is March 13th, so be sure to order yours soon!

Cash and Check Orders Are Due By: Friday, March 03, 2023
Return envelope with cash, check, or money order payable to: Dressel PTO

Online Ordering Available Until: Tuesday, March 14, 2023

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PTO Meeting

Our next PTO meeting will be Thursday, February 9th. Join us at 7pm for our guest speaker, our wonderful librarian Ms. Hill! She will present about Digital Wellness and how you can bridge the gap between school and home and you how to support your children at home in order to ensure they are prepared for their digital future.

Family Dance

The Mardi Gras Masquerade dance is TOMORROW! Tickets are still for sale TODAY! Tickets are $5 per person and every person attending needs a ticket. This is a dance for the whole family. Come and enjoy a night out with the kids with dancing, snacks, and a super fun 360 photo booth!

Dad's Club BBQ

Our next event is February 11th and will be an outdoor Bar-B-Que. Our next event is February 11th and will be an outdoor Bar-B-Que. Let the Dads cook lunch for you and the family while supporting Dressel.

Preorder @ but walk/drive-ups will be available.

Volunteer opportunity @

Save the Date

Family Fun Night is back! And this year, we are having a carnival on Friday, March 3rd at 6pm! Be on the lookout for more information soon!

Chick-fil-A Night

Save the date for Tuesday, February 28th from 4pm to 8pm for Dressel PTO’s Chick-fil-A Night! This will be at the Sunset Hills location.

Dressel Flyers Boy Band BootCamp

We have partnered with STL BootCamp for a fun BOY BAND BootCamp Workout on February 25th. Even better, it's a private class JUST for the Dressel community!

"Rock your body" for a good cause - all proceeds will benefit the Dressel PTO!

$10 a person, adults only. Spaces are limited so make sure to grab your spot -

Trivia Night Donations

Interested in helping with Dressel’s biggest fundraiser of the year? We need your help!

We are looking for families or businesses to help us with our silent auction and our raffles for our Trivia Night on April 1st!

We would love donations for some hot ticket items! Some items include, but not limited to: Sporting event tickets, Blackstone grill, Nintendo Switch, Yeti cooler and more! Monetary donations to help us purchase some of these items would also be very much appreciated!

Our annual trivia night typically makes $11,000 and is one of our biggest fundraisers. It helps to fund teacher grants, classroom needs and so much more! We appreciate our amazing community so much - thank you for helping!

If interested, please reach out to

Trivia Night Tables on Sale Now

Grab your Motorola Razr to call your MySpace Top 8 - Dressel’s “Bring Back The 2000’s” Trivia Night is on Saturday, April 1st and tickets are on sale NOW! That is SO fetch!

Our Trivia Night is our biggest fundraiser of the year and proceeds from this event help fund things like teacher grants, teacher supply reimbursements, Dressel families in need, Dressel PTO events, and future Dressel projects.

Come out and show your support while having a great time! There will be a silent auction, raffles, 50/50 tickets, and more!

Register your standard 8 person or VIP table now -

Dad’s Club

Next Meeting is Thursday February 23rd at the Crossroads Sports Bar at 7pm. Come hang out and get to know other dads and find out how you can get more involved in Dressel. We are looking for fresh ideas for Fundraising and Service to the school.

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District News

Foundation Thank-A-Staff Member: Send A Little Love

Show Some Lindbergh Love! Make a donation of $10 or more to the Lindbergh Schools Foundation, and we will send a popcorn treat and personalized Valentine to the Lindbergh staff member of your choice! Order early as popcorn quantities are limited!

Sora Reading App Gives Students Access to Library Content Online

Our district is committed to bringing unique learning opportunities to our students, and we are pleased to introduce a new student reading app called Sora that provides students with access to read digital books. The collection of titles in Sora is an extension of Lindbergh’s physical libraries, in an app format that provides 24/7 access to ebooks and audiobooks. In addition, our partnership includes access to the St. Louis County Library’s Juvenile collection as well. Sora can help students of all ages read more and improve comprehension. Students of all abilities and interest levels can benefit from this service.

Learn more about SORA by reading the attached PDF.

Summer Camps and Activities Fair

What are your plans this summer? Join us for this free event to plan your child's summer activities with area exhibitors! The PEGS and LEAP parent group are sponsoring the 2023 Summer Camps and Activities Fair from 5-7 p.m., on Wednesday, Feb. 15, in the Lindbergh High School cafeteria. Attendees can enter to win $50 for Lindbergh camps. Open to all St. Louis-area families. For additional information, please contact Teresa Wallace, PEGS Treasurer, at

2023-24 New Student Registration Opens on Feb. 6

It's almost time for incoming kindergarten students to register for the 2023-24 school year! Elementary schools will be registering students beginning the week of Feb. 6.

It is very important that new families do not begin the registration process before Feb. 6, because the district is moving to a new student information system and will not be using the current SIS Portal for new families.

For more information, please visit

Registration Dates

  • Feb. 6-10: Concord

  • Feb. 13-17: Long

  • Feb. 21-24: Crestwood

  • Feb. 27-March 3: Kennerly

  • March 6-10: Dressel

  • March 13-17: Sappington

Important Links

Dressel Breakfast/Lunch Menu

Past e-Notes & Peachjar

  • February 4 - PTO Family Dance
  • February 7 - Cultural Night