The Whitesides Post

September 5, 2022

Library Books

Dear Whitesides Families,

We are so fortunate to have a new librarian, Mrs. Brown. She is passionate about keeping our library up-to-date and helping students find that just-right book. Unfortunately, we have $950 worth of library books that have not been returned. This is a huge loss for our school. We ask that if you have unreturned books, please return them to the school immediately. If you have lost the book(s) or they have been ruined, there is a fine associated with this. If it is a financial hardship to pay the fine for the book(s), Mrs. Brown has kindly offered a READ-OFF contract for students. Your child can agree to read 20 minutes for every $1 owed. It is so important that students take responsibility to care for the books they check out and return them in a timely manner. If your child has a book that needs to be returned from last year, they will not be able to take books home from the library until the contract has been completed or the books are paid for. Students can always access SORA online at home if they don't have access to reading materials. READ-OFF contracts will be sent home this week.

BOOK BLITZ - Meet the Authors

Don't miss out on a great opportunity to meet the authors of some fantastic books, on September 9th at Syracuse High School.

Updated Lunch Schedule

We have adjusted the kindergarten lunch schedule. Please see pdf file below for the updated schedule.

Demographic and McKinney-Vento Forms

If you have not returned the Demographic Form and the McKinney-Vento Form that were sent home, please do so this week. Be sure to sign each form on the signature line. Thank you!


Parents - Please log into your guardian myDSD account and sign all available digital documents. This is something that needs to be done at the start of every new school year.

Davis School District Parent Series

Davis School District invites all parents and caregivers to join in an anonymous webinar on the 2nd Wednesday of every month beginning in September. Discover the power you have to shape your child's mental health.

Time: 6:30 - 7:30 PM via ZOOM

To Register.....scan the QR Code

Sept. 14th - "Your Child's Anxiety" (see QR code)

Oct. 12th - "How Parents Can Help Prevent Suicide"

Nov. 9th - "Bullying-Stop the Cycle"

Dec. 14th - "Social Media-Protecting Your Child"

Jan. 11th - "Why Our Children Self-Harm"

Feb. 8th - "Emotional Regulation-Recognizing What's Wrong"

Mar. 8th - "De-escalating Cycles of Conflict"

Apr. 12th - "Establishing Healthy Boundaries"

Calendar at a Glance

September 6th:

  • Community Council Meeting 4:00 p.m. - Whitesides Conference Room

September 7th:

  • Acadience Math assessments begin
  • PTA Meeting 3:30 p.m.


Parent/Student Handbook

Click here for the Whitesides' Parent/Student handbook. You can also find it on our school website.