Friday Flash

A Delaware Digital Newsletter to Keep You In The Loop!

Here's What's Going On at School: Feb 08 - Feb 13

“A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him.”

~Hunter S. Thompson, American Journalist~

Monday, February 08

  • PLEDGE: Mrs. Whitson’s Class (please send 3-4 helpers to office by 8:50 am)

  • Nothing on the calendar today! Enjoy it!

Tuesday, February 09

  • PLEDGE: Mrs. Whitson’s Class (please send 3-4 helpers to office by 8:50 am)

  • Classroom observations 9:00 am to 11:00 am & 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

  • PTA Board Meeting - Library - 6:30 pm

Wednesday, February 10

  • PLEDGE: Mrs. Whitson’s Class (please send 3-4 helpers to office by 8:50 am)

  • Stephanie gone AM for Principal’s Meeting at KAC

  • Nurse Kathy gone at 2:45 pm for Health Services Meeting at Doling

  • Site Leadership Team Meeting - Mrs. Rogers’ Room - 3:50 pm

Thursday, February 11

  • PLEDGE: Mrs. Whitson’s Class (please send 3-4 helpers to office by 8:50 am)

  • Stephanie gone AM for Facility Master Planning Meeting at KAC (scheduled 9am to 10am)

  • Classroom observations 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Friday, February 12

  • PLEDGE: Mrs. Whitson’s Class (please send 3-4 helpers to office by 8:50 am)

  • Classroom observations 9:00 am to 10:30 am

  • Valentine’s Day Parties in the classrooms - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm


No School on Monday, February 15 - Presidents’ Day

Goal Teams after school on Tuesday, February 16

District-Wide WOLF Parent Info Meeting in our APR at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, February 16

Kindergarten Prep Program (through Parents As Teachers) on Tuesday, February 16 (6:30 pm)

SGF Regional Opera presents “Alice In Wonderland” to K & 1st at 9:15 am on Wednesday, February 17 (LIB)

TST Meeting on Thursday, February 18

STUCO Spirit Day on Friday, February 19 (Theme: TBA)

Staff HRAs on Friday, February 19 (see Nurse Kathy for details; ALL staff members invited to complete HRA)

RIF distribution for 1st & 2nd grades on Friday, February 19

STUCO Service Trip to Ozarks Food Harvest on Friday, February 19

3rd Grade to Peter & Wolf on Monday, February 22

Celebration Assembly on Friday, February 26

Pre-K Story Time (hosted by Parents as Teachers) in Library on Monday, February 29 (10:00 am)

Faculty Meeting on Tuesday, March 01

Staff Celebration Lunch on Thursday, March 03

TST Meeting on Thursday, March 03

PTA Board Meeting on Thursday, March 03

Project HATS Day on Friday, March 04

End of 3rd Quarter on Friday March 04

Spring Break Monday, March 07 - Friday, March 11

No School on Monday, March 14: PL/PW Day

PTA Board Meeting on Tuesday, March 15

TST Meeting on Thursday, March 17

STUCO Spirit Day on Friday, March 18

I'm issuing a challenge to you accept?

Everyone likes to be recognized for work well done, for doing someone a special favor, for being a partner in crime, and for surviving a particularly bonkers week. For some, being recognized makes it all worthwhile! I am issuing a challenge to each and every Delaware staff member. Take 3 minutes of your time to recognize one or more of our staff members this week! It takes almost no time at all, and you will make someone's day! When anyone at our school is recognized using this system, I receive a notification of who sent it and who received it, so...accept this challenge and let someone know how much you appreciate them! Click HERE!
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Happy Valentine's Day!

Now that the SuperBowl is over, we can focus on more important things like Valentine's Day! Enjoy this little ditty from was difficult to find something clean enough to share with everyone, but I think I found it!
Weekend Update: Garth and Kat with Valentine's Songs - Saturday Night Live

Twin Day is Coming - Friday, February 19

Start planning now for TWIN DAY on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19! (Not this Friday!) Find a friend and dress alike! We are going to have a fun contest for best dressed, so don't be left out!

EXPLORE! is Coming! Registration begins Feb 08!

Summer School has been re-imagined, and it's going to be FANTASTIC!! EXPLORE 2016 will provide meaningful, fun, engaging, and all-new options for students! Gone are the days of "Moving Up to 3rd Grade" and here to stay are themed courses that will feel more like a summer camp than summer school! Thanks to Elaina Whitson who has volunteered to serve as our EXPLORE liaison! We will have a couple of mobile devices set up near the front of the school so parents can register their children online. We will be making a BIG push to get our students enrolled, and I'm so happy to report that Delaware will serve as an EXPLORE site for 2016! There will be two sessions, one in June and one in July, for a full 8 weeks of summer programming. In your newsletters home, please let parents know that EXPLORE is coming, and it's going to be so much fun!!
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