August 30, 2022
Alone we can do so little; Together we can do so much!!!
The mission of George Bannerman Dealey is to provide an exemplary education that develops and empowers all students to become productive citizens in our global society.
I can't believe we are heading into our third week! So many celebrations and highlights happen throughout the year, that I'd like to highlight in the newsletter. One important day this week is Maria Montessori's birthday. We celebrate her life by starting Peaceful Wednesdays again this year! This is an opportunity for our entire student body and staff to connect via zoom and share meditation breathing exercises.
Take a moment to read through all the special moments happening throughout the halls.
Cristina Ibarra (Principal)
Dr. Montessori's Celebration of Life
This week honor and teach your students about Maria Montessori's timeline. Her legacy lives on in the work that you do every day with our students!
Picture Day- September 9th
If you child rides a school bus to and from Dealey, join our newly designed messaging app on Group Me. We will send information out to families when busses are running late, bus route changes, or anything else that may arise throughout the year. Sign up today using this QR Code or link
Our upper elementary teacher Mr. Kaufmann was thrilled to see Mr. Serrato join the Dealey family this year. Mr. Serrato, use to be a student of Mr. Kaufmann at Harry Stone Montessori. One of Serrato's favorite memories of being in Mr. Kaufmann's class was learning with the K'NEX and building roller coasters.
Mr. Kaufmann surprised Mr. Serrato with a K'NEX and shared the moment with his lower elementary students. He will now be able to share science lessons with his students using the tools and experience he learned from Mr. Kaufmann.
Teacher of the Year- Service Above Self Award
For the past 30 years, the Rotary Club of Dallas has recognized outstanding teachers who practice the Rotary motto of Service Above Self in working with their students. This year our very own Jill Emery was honored at a special luncheon and awarded the Middle School Teacher of the Year- Service Above Self Award
Our first Girl Talk for the year was a huge success! These young ladies have the opportunity to meet during lunch every other Tuesday. This is a great chance for 7th & 8th grade girls to socialize.
We had over 50 participants in our first Martial Arts class this week. Every Thursday our student's PK-8th grade experience self-confidence, self-control, self-defense, respect, leadership, friendship, and fitness.
Principal Professional Development
Throughout the year, I will engage in many leading professional developments. I am fortunate to have the guidance and support of many strong women in DISD.
Once a Dragon Always a Dragon
We continue to have special visitors in the building. Most recently we had Trey, Vincient, and Hannah, shine their light on us. So honored to be able to give our students a place they can always call home!
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