Dryden Elementary School

May/June 2022 Newsletter

Dryden Community Schools

Stacey Abromaitis

Dryden Elementary School Principal

Mary Finnigan


Dryden Junior/Senior High School Principal


Dryden Elementary Hours

Cardinal Club 7:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M. Monday - Thursday. Closed July 4th and 5th.

Kindergarten Readiness: Monday - Thursday 8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. Closed July 4th and 5th.

Cardinal Camp (summer school): Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. Closed July 5th.

Main Office: 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. Monday - Thursday June 13th - June 23rd. Closed Fridays. The office will be closed June 27th - July 29th and will reopen on August 1st at 9:00 A.M.

The school grounds are closed to the public between the hours of 6:30 A.M. and 6:00 P.M. Monday through Friday. This includes the playgrounds, basketball courts and baseball fields, and the service drive behind the school. After 6:00 P.M., children must be supervised by an adult. Pets are not allowed on school property. Please see posted signs for more information.

Campus closes at dusk daily.

A Note from Mrs. Abromaitis

The 2021-22 school year has come to a close. Summer has started. As we reflect, I hope you remember with fondness the many days that were filled with smiles, laughter and learning. May you also remember with reverence those that weren't. Thank you for making my first year at Dryden Elementary amazing! In addition to the many lessons learned, there are places in my heart that have been forever touched. On behalf of the entire staff, we appreciate your trust and support and are so thankful that you share your child(ren) with us. I hope you enjoy your summer and make memories to last a lifetime! I look forward to seeing you soon! As always, please feel free to reach out if I can help or be of service.

Mrs. Abromaitis


April was all about FARINESS and FINDING THE GOOD IN OTHERS along with the Cardinal Three: Safety, Respect, and Responsibility. Congratulations: Chloe Barr, Giovanni Pierson, Kaliea Hooker, Emily Gustner, Addison Kedzierski, Allycia Czasnowicz, Ryan Peter, Wyatt Gracey, Izabela Pickens, Lilyana Lasher, and Cameron Hosner-Bowers.
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Science Day 2022

Thank you, Mrs. Birkett and Ms. Gorski!


Thank you, Dryden Fire Department!


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May had us focused on LEADERSHIP and PURPOSE in conjunction with the Cardinal Three: Safety, Respect, and Responsibility. We are proud of our High-Fliers! Congratulations:

Ophelia Boldt, Paisley Montes, Victoria Knowlton, Sophie Benoit, Colton Macumber, Christian Luciano, Sullivan Brown, Mason Verran-Surbrook, Ella Gustner, Jaccob Miller, and Arianna Romain.

Congratulations Class of 2022!

Congratulations to the Class of 2034!

We can't wait for 1st Grade!

Thank you, Mrs. Campbell and Mrs. Sawicki!

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Congratulations to the Class of 2028!

We wish you the BEST!

Thank you to Mrs. Howell and Mrs Bonesteel!


Thank you- Ms. Gorski, Mrs, Medley, and Mrs. Palmerini!

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Best wishes to

Ms. Haddad, Mrs. Marchwinski,

and Mrs. Pittel

on your retirement!

We will miss you!

Congratulations, Mrs. Pocius!

Thank you and best wishes!


Emotionally Impaired Classroom Teacher

Upper Elementary Teacher

Special Education Paraprofessional

Early Childhood Aides

Recess and Lunch Aide

Part Time Cook

Substitute Teachers

Please drive with care in the residential areas and in and around our school zone.

We understand drop-off and pick-up times are busy. Please keep your speed down and eyes open.

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Many thanks to the PTA for their help this year:

  • Popcorn Fridays
  • Dances- Valentine and Daddy-Daughter
  • Transportation for field trips
  • Science Day sponsor
  • Field days sponsor and snocones

Next Meeting: July 12th at 5:30 P.M. in the Dryden Elementary Media Center.

Come join us! We will be planning next year's events.

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June 13 - July 21: Summer School Kindergarten Readiness - 6th Grade

June 13: Monthly School Board meeting

July 1: Striving to be 1 Awesome Reader

July 4th and 5th: School and Childcare CLOSED

August 1: Striving to be 1 Awesome Reader

August 16 - 18: Teachers Report/PLC

August 17: SnoCone Social

August 22: First Day of School


Please check the website for link for the next meeting

President- Nathan Spencer

Vice President: Lori Hall

Secretary: Laurie Hickmott

Treasurer: Sandy Biggs

SnoCone Social

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Immunization Clinic

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Is your contact info up-to-date?

Please contact us at (810)796-2201.

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