Bear Essentials

Dyer Newsletter

January 27, 2017

Thank You!

Thank you to our STEAM team for all their hard work putting together a fabulous night filled with endless opportunities for hands on learning. Everyone in attendance would agree that fun was had by all!

Thank you as well to Mrs. Coulombe, and her assistant, Mrs. Crout for their hard work with our Chorus & Instrument Students. We wish them good luck as they perform at GMEA tonight.

Last but certainly not least, thank you to our wonderful PTA Cultural Arts team for coordinating and funding the Birds of Prey show on Thursday. The students LOVED it!

Be sure to check out our school Facebook page for pictures of these wonderful events and more!

Survey in Parent Portal


We need your help! If you have not yet completed the survey in the Parent Portal, please do so right away. Your feedback is vital to the growth and development of our school!

Daddy/Daughter Dance - Last Call for Tickets!

Don't miss out on purchasing your tickets for the social event of the season!!! Daddy/Daughter Under the Sea Dance ticket window closes this Friday (1-27-17) on My Payments Plus. Get your tickets while they are still available. Dancing, photos, games, prizes and dessert bar will be a fun time for all!

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Big Game Week in the Cafeteria!

Get your game face on. Because next week, we’re celebrating the Big Game with Big Daddy’s® pizza! Check your lunch room each day for fun trivia and awesome prizes!

2/3 is Falcons Friday!

Next Friday is Falcons Friday at Dyer! Students and Staff are invited to wear black and red spirit wear!

Spring After School Program - Now Enrolling!

Enrollment for our spring session of the After-School Program will open next week. Program begins on Thursday, 2/9 and runs for 6 weeks. See the flyers below for more information. Then, sign up on MyPaymentsPlus for your club(s) of choice!
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Happy Camper Book Fair is Coming!

Here are the dates and times for the Happy Camper Book Fair.

Book Fair Dates: Friday, February 17 – Friday, February 24

Shopping Hours: 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM February 17 and February 21

8:15 AM - 4:00 PM on early release/conference days – February 22 and 23

** Special Dad shopping morning on Feb. 24 at 7:30 AM – 8:00 AM, during Donuts with Dads. Dads and children must shop before they go to the cafeteria for donuts. **

8:15 AM – 12:00 PM Friday, February 24

Payment: Cash, *Checks (made out to Dyer Elementary), and credit cards (adults only).

*If sending your child with a check, please send a note or write on the memo line the max amount your child may spend.

Remember to send enough money to cover the 6% sales tax.


Wanted: Enthusiastic volunteers to help with our Happy Camper Book Fair. We need help February 15 - February 24. There are opportunities to help on different days at different times. If you can't come in to volunteer, we could use donations of Dum-Dums lollipops. Please click on this link to volunteer. It is fun to decorate and to help the children shop. All volunteers get 10% off of their book fair purchases. Thank you in advance for your help!

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Lucky Tray Mondays in the Cafeteria!

Do you think you are Lucky? Join us for lunch every Monday for Lucky Tray Day! All you need to do is grab a delicious lunch from our Cafe every Monday. Winners will receive a special surprise!

Free Ticket to Six Flags!

Six Flags reading logs are coming home. If you child reads six hours, they will earn one free ticket to Six Flags to be used this summer. Please fill out the form and return it to school by January 31. You may return the form at any time.
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Mark your calendars for these upcoming events!

January Dates


Drama Club Rehearsal


Boosterthon Kick-Off

Six Flags Reading Logs Due

Looking to February




Stock Market Game Club

Drama Club Rehearsal


Bear Reader Logs Due

Easy Money Turn In


Father Daughter Dance


Spring Chorus Rehearsal

Drama Club Rehearsal


Kindergarten Field Trip


After School Program

Boosterthon Fun Run

Stock Market Game Club

Drama Club Rehearsal


Stars & Strikes Spirit Day

Student/Teacher Holiday


Spring Chorus Rehearsal

PTA Board of Directors Meeting

Drama Club Rehearsal


2nd Grade Field Trip

Bruster’s Blue Ice Day

Student Council/Beta Club Meeting


After School Program

CFA Spirit Day

Stock Market Game Club

Drama Club Rehearsal


Book Fair


Student Holiday


Book Fair


Spring Chorus Rehearsal


Early Release/Parent Teacher Conferences

Drama Club Rehearsal


Early Release/Parent Teacher Conference

Stock Market Game Club


Doughnuts for Dads


PTA Read Across America

Spring Chorus Rehearsal

Drama Club Rehearsal


PTA Read Across America

5th Grade Parent Meeting @ Twin Rivers

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Run with Glee for a New Marquee!

Our Dyer Bears are Running with Glee for a New Marquee!! Thursday, 2/9/2017. Let's support them on their run! Come have some fun while helping to mark laps and pass out water! The kids smile and laughter will melt your heart! Volunteers can sign-up here!

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Miss Mountain View Scholarships Pageant!

Miss Mountain View Scholarships Pageant is coming up March 18, 2017. Our Pageant has a place for EVERY girl… A Miss Mountain View girl grows in confidence and leadership through various opportunities to serve in our community. We are looking for girls to join our program to participate in our pageant and volunteer and serve our community. Please consider joining our sisterhood where we support each other, have positive attitudes and form life-long friendships. Please visit our website at for registration information which is open now until February 6th. Don’t delay, register today!!!

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