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Thomas Elementary October 2, 2021

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Thomas P.T.O. Monster Mash

The Monster Mash will take place on Friday, October 22, 2021, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. outside on school grounds. Many thanks to those attending the PTO Monster Mash Planning Committee:-)


Thank you for your patience as we work to plan special moments to celebrate this time of year!

Fall Harvest Parties

Thomas is excited to be able to hold Fall Harvest Parties on Friday, October 29, 2021! The party will be held for PM kindergarten and most classes in first grade through fifth grade during the last session of the day (2:45 p.m.-3:30 p.m.). First graders in Ms. Bender's, Miss Alleman's, and Mrs. Weber's classes will hold their party for the 45 minutes right before going to related arts at 2:50 p.m. The three, first grades will enjoy their celebration during 2:00-2:45 p.m. Morning kindergarten will hold their party beginning at 11:00 a.m., as they leave at 11:50 a.m.


To mitigate the spread of COVID, we will be following these guidelines:

  • The Fall Harvest Party celebration will not include costumes or the costume parade. There are several reasons behind this decision. One, students change into their costumes at school and we cannot maintain safe distancing during that process. Also students typically switch classrooms and/or use the restrooms to change. This process would impede our ability to conduct accurate contact tracing. Finally, donning costumes might require the removal of masks, which is not a safe practice with unvaccinated students. Thank you for understanding:-)

  • Food will not be consumed at the parties. Some goody bags may be sent home, depending on the planning done by room parents. Food will be selected according to reported allergies in the classroom.

  • Limited volunteers wearing masks, 2 per classroom, will support the parties. In most cases, the volunteers will be the one to two room parents.

  • With support of the PTO in planning the harvest party, students will enjoy activities and a craft to celebrate this festive time of year!

Thank you for your patience and understanding:-)

Dublin City Schools Partner with Local Organizations to Help

Are you experiencing economic hardship such as: job loss, death of a family member, sudden move, divorce, health issues, or an unexpected emergency? Dublin City Schools partners with Welcome Warehouse and many organizations to support you. If your family could benefit from any of these services, please contact your school counselor.


*Holiday Assistance in December

—>If you are interested in holiday assistance, the deadline to let your school counselor know is OCTOBER 22nd. Applications will NOT be handed out.


*Monthly Free Shop


*Emergency Household Assistance


*Dublin Food Pantry

Website: dublinfoodpantry.org

Location: 81 West Bridge St. Dublin, OH 43017

Phone: (614) 889-6590

Email: contact@dublinfoodpantry.org


*DublinCAN.org


*LSS 211 Central Ohio (formerly HandsOn Central Ohio)


*CAP4Kids

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DISTRICT NEWS

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COVID-19 Data

The latest COVID-19 data for Dublin City Schools is posted at this link.


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Student employment resource page

Dublin City Schools is proud to offer a Student Job Resource page. If your student is looking for a part-time job, this is a great resource. Local businesses interested in hiring students may advertise on this webpage by completing this form.


The Dublin City Schools Zone Podcast - New episodes available every Monday

Join Supt. Dr. Marschhausen and his guests by downloading the DCS School Zone podcasts throughout the school year. In our newest episode, Dr. Marschhausen speaks with some Abraham Depp 5th graders.

Need more information? Visit our sites below.

Attendance

If your child will be absent from school, please email our attendance line at gtes_attendance@dublinschools.net. You can also call our attendance line at 614.718.8875

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