Rogers Report

Weekly Family Newsletter - October 25, 2021

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Week 11 Message from our Principal, Ms. Limon

Rogers Family,


It's FALL CARNIVAL WEEK! We can't wait to celebrate this fall season with you all. See below for details! It will be an outdoor event and masks are mandatory. Please be prepared to complete a health screening upon arrival. We are requesting items to help with your child's grade level booth so please donate to support our campus. We will have games, prizes, food and more! We will also have a COSTUME CONTEST at 12pm so come in dressed in your favorite holiday gear! We look forward to seeing you there!


This week, we are celebrating RED RIBBON Week (see below for dress themes)!


Remember to screen your students at home for COVID symptoms before sending them to school. If you have any questions, call our nurse, Ms. Herrington.


Let us know if we can support you in any way! We Are the Eagles, Watch Us Soar!

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We Need YOUR Help!



Hello everyone! We are very excited about our Fall Carnival on October 30th! We can't wait to be able to celebrate as a community again. We want to make it an awesome time but we need your help! Please help sponsor your child's grade level by donating the items requested by your child's teacher in previous messages. We need all donations by Thursday, October 28th. If you are not sure what items were requested, please message your child's teacher or Ms. Limon! Thank you sooooooo much!


We are looking for volunteers! We would love to make this year's carnival a success! Volunteer tasks will range from supporting taking tickets, running games or supporting grade level booths. Please register HERE on Voly in order to sign up! Reach out to our community liaison, Amy Rich, at amyrich@dallasisd.org, Thank you!

Interested in Winter Sports?

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Red Ribbon Week

Monday, Oct. 25th, 7:15am to Friday, Oct. 29th, 3:30pm

5314 Abrams Road

Dallas, TX

Red Ribbon Week will be the last week of October (October 25th - 29). More information will come about dress up days :)
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Let's Support our Teachers with a Rogers Amazon Wishlist!!!

As a learning community we want to make sure that our teachers, staff and students feel supported. This list is comprised of items that will do just that. Many items will be used in common spaces to support climate and culture, staff morale, aesthetics of the school or tools and supports for students. Often our teachers or staff members use their own funds to supply such items. It is a running list. Feel free to contribute at any time! As always, any donation is much appreciated!


Click the picture for the link!

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Looking to help your student socially and emotionally at home?

Check out our DISD Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Website!

https://www.dallasisd.org/Page/70970#calendar142985/20211020/month


There are tons of amazing resources, along with opportunities for you to connect with the SEL department virtually to ask questions, seek support, and grow your knowledge on SEL!


Be sure to sign up for the SEL monthly newsletter to stay updated on upcoming events, resources, and more :)

Did You Miss Coffee with the Counselor?

No worries! We have a recording below for you to catch up on what you missed! This month, we talked about how we can support our students emotionally at home, along with different strategies to support you in helping them build their self-management skills.


We dove into strategies mentioned in the book "The Whole-Brain Child" that has TONS of amazing resources for parents and families! Click the link below if you'd like more information on this book :)

https://drdansiegel.com/book/the-whole-brain-child/

October Coffee with the Counselor 2021
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Spirit Shirts

We still have 2021-2022 spirit shirts! Youth sizes and adult sizes still available! Youth- $10, Adult- $12. Buy for the whole family! Don't forget that students can wear spirit wear on Fridays with jeans! For more information, please contact the front office or your student's teacher.
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We need your help for Carpool!

During construction, we have very limited space for parking and carpool. We need your help to keep our carpool lines moving safely.

  1. Make sure to stay in your car while in carpool. If you anticipate needing to get out of your car, please park on Lovers Lane.
  2. Please be patient about waiting in the carpool line. If you are finding that you are usually in a hurry every morning, then we ask you to add time to your morning routines.
  3. For afternoons, be aware that the school day technically ends at 3:15. We begin the dismissal process a bit early to ensure that all students are out by 3:15 with the younger students coming out earlier than older students. If you are picking up 3rd-5th students, please come right at 3:15 to give the other parents of only younger kids time to get through. That way you won't hold up the line waiting for your child to come out.
  4. Skipping people in line is not appropriate. We are a team and we want to model for our students what it looks like to treat others with respect.

Thank you so much for your help! If we operate as a community we can keep everyone safe and keep carpool moving efficiently. Construction will last through winter break so we appreciate your mindfulness and support.

Box Top Update!

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Dan D. Rogers Elementary

Our purpose is to develop community-minded leaders of tomorrow by facilitating an individualized pathway that is tailored to each student’s academic, social, and emotional needs. We provide a rigorous, engaging, and supportive environment that fosters collaboration, creativity, and commitment to excellence.