Donnelly Elementary Newsletter

November 2021

Welcome to 2nd Quarter!

On October 29th, Donnelly Elementary completed the 1st quarter of school. We are proud of our students' hard work and dedication. We are looking forward to 2nd quarter!

Upcoming Dates:


  • November 1st Teacher Work Day (No School)
  • November 8th - 10th DES Winter Clothing Drive
  • November 11th -12th Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • November 24th - 28th Thanksgiving Break


Link to MDSD 2021-2022 Calendar

2021-2022 District Calendar Adopted Dec 2020.pdf (mdsd.org)

Donnelly Elementary P.A.C.E. Program

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Parent-Teacher Conferences

We will host Parent-Teacher Conferences on November 11th (2pm-7pm) and November 12th (8am - 12pm). We encourage all parents to sign up. Ms. Wendy will send out a link the week of November 1st- November 5th that parents can use to sign up for a conference.

Preparing for Winter!

Thanks to a very generous donation from Cynthia Coash our students received their very own hand stitched beanie. Thank you! Donnelly Elementary will hold its first Winter Clothing Drive the week of November 8th - November 12th (see details below).

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Donnelly Elementary Girls Basketball Skills Camp

On October 26th, Donnelly Elementary began its first basketball skills camp. It is open to 2nd - 5th grade students. We are thrilled to have 45 girls signed up for the camp! The practices are after school and will run through November 18th. A big thanks to Lauryn Walz, Traci Stanley, and Rayna Branson who have volunteered their time to coach the girls.
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