Dixie Dragon News

Inspire Excellence in Education [May 16, 2016]

Thank you for sending encouraging words to our 3rd-5th graders!

Finish Strong

Make every minute count for our students these last few days. We had a great start of the year, and it's even more important to give our students a strong finish. Here are some reminders for a successful last few weeks:


  • Routine & Schedule- pick up students at 7:45 and stick to your regular schedule as much as possible.
  • Student engagement- when students are engaged in meaningful activities, they are less likely to misbehave. Please avoid long periods of busy worksheet, videos, or non-structured activities. Active supervision is critical!
  • Keep calm and professional in all situations- remember the "water bottle" and "coke bottle" demonstration? We choose our words, actions, and moods. Let's all strive to be a calm water bottle, not an explosive, bubbling coke bottle.
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Calendar

Regular PLC this week

Specials Rotation: Week C


5/16/16: PLC this week- make class list / Progress reports finalize by 9 a.m.

5/17/16:Track meet 4th grade

5/18/16: Track meet 5th grade

5/19/16: 3rd & 4th grade filed trip / 5th grade dance 5-7 p.m.

5/20/16: College Day / All library books due / Hispanic Heritage Event 5:30-7 p.m.

5/24/16: Science Vocabulary Parade (during specials) / Team Leader Meeting 3:35

5/25/16: BOGO Book Fair (3 days) / Southwest Dairy Farmer visit

5/26/26: First Grade field trip / Ms. Swindle Retirement Party 3:30

5/30/16: No School

5/31/16: Kindergarten Graduation 8:30-9:30 a.m. / Head Start Graduation 1-2 p.m.

6/1/15: 5th Grade Graduation 12:30-2:00 p.m. / Last Day of School