Del Norte Elementary School

Principal's Newsletter - Monday, February 11, 2019

Del Norte Elementary Music Program

All Del Norte Elementary School students participate in 2 hours of music each week. We are fortunate to have two music teachers, Mrs. Tamara Creel and Mr. Clay Roesle. Mrs. Creel teaches vocal music and Mr. Roesle teaches instrumental music. At Del Norte Elementary School, we value all aspects of education including the arts.

Del Norte School Board of Education Support

The school board approved a $28,000 purchase for new instruments to start our elementary instrumental music program. We are grateful for their support which allows us to provide our students opportunities explore music with state of the art instruments.

Orff Instruments

A class set of Orff instruments were purchased. These instruments have removable bars which allows them to be used to create a variety of sounds. These instruments come in a wide variety of sizes.

Bus Ride

Our new instrumentarium is located in the Jr./Sr. High School Band Room. Prior to the purchase of these instruments, our music teachers were traveling to classrooms and teaching music in the general education classrooms. Elementary music is now taught in the Jr./Sr. High School Band and Choir rooms. Our transportation department is transporting all elementary students for their music classes. When the weather is warmer, we may walk back and forth, but for the time being, we will travel by bus between the two schools.

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3rd Graders Trying Out the Orff Instruments
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Parent Teacher Meetings

Our second Parent Teacher Meetings will be held on Friday, February 22, 2019. Please click on the link below to sign up for a time to meet with your child's teacher.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Ski forms due by noon for the March 1st ski trip

Monday, February 18, 2019


Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Science Fair Club Meeting – 4:30 pm – Elementary Commons

Friday, February 22, 2019

Parent Teacher Meetings

Bears to Build

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Sweet & Sour Day

Friday, March 1, 2019

Science Fair

Ski Day

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

PTO Meeting - Elementary Commons - 5:00 pm

Monday, March 18, 2019 - Thursday, March 21, 2019

Spring Break

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Sweet & Sour Day

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

PTO Meeting - Elementary Commons - 5:00 pm

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Sweet & Sour Day

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

PTO Meeting - Elementary Commons - 5:00 pm

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Sweet & Sour Day