Dryden Dolphin Splash Newsletter

February 23, 2020

Hello! We hope you have been enjoying the sunny weekend! Kindergarten, first and second grade classes are looking forward to author Saadia Faruqui's visit to Dryden this Tuesday, February 25 at 2:30 PM. Morning kindergarteners may attend the afternoon presentation with a parent or caregiver. Please arrive a few minues early to sign in at the school office. Adults will need to present a driver's license or state ID. We wish everyone a great Dolphin week!

Upcoming Dates to Remember

2/25 - Author Visit by Saadia Faruqui for Grades K-2, 2:30 PM

2/25 - PTA Dine-Out Fundraiser at Portillo's, 5:00 - 8:00 PM (1900 Golf Rd, Rolling Meadows)

2/26 - General PTA Meeting, 7:00 PM, Dryden LMC

2/27 - School Bus Driver Appreciation Day

2/28 - End of 2nd Trimester


3/5 - 4th & 5th Grade Volleyball Night, 6:45 - 8:30 PM

3/6 - Elementary Report Cards emailed to parents

3/6 - PTA Parent's Night Out - check out the PTA website for more details!

3/11 - PTA Birthday Books for March Birthdays

School Bus Driver Appreciation Day, February 27

Students who ride the bus to and from school are encouraged to share words of gratitude to their school bus drivers on Thursday, February 27. We appreciate the care and dedication our school bus drivers have for getting our students safely to and from school on time each day!

Dryden PTA

Please visit the Dryden PTA website for important information on the Variety Show, Parents Night Out, Book Club, and other items of interest.

PTA General Meeting , February 26 at 7:00 PM

We hope you will join us at our next General Meeting on Wednesday, February 26 at 7:00 PM in the Dryden LMC. District 25 Superintendent Dr. Bein will be joining us to speak on Bullying: What is it? What can I do about it? How do I talk to my kids about it?


Please direct any questions to drydenpta@gmail.com

4th & 5th Grade Volleyball Night: Thursday, March 5 from 6:45 - 8:30 PM


The PTA sponsored Volleyball Night is an event for all Dryden 4th and 5th grade students. No volleyball experience is required as our volunteer coaches will teach the basics of the game and ensure that all attending students have the opportunity to play. Mixed gender/grade teams will be formed by the PTA in an effort to keep the games competitive. Registered students will be given their team assignments at check in. This is always a fun night for our students, so please encourage them to attend and give volleyball a try!


The registration deadline is TOMORROW Monday, February 24, 2020. To register your child, volunteer to help, and to read more details, click on the blue registration link below:

Volleyball Night: 4th & 5th Graders (PTA Sponsored)


If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Jennifer Smith jenniferclarkesmith@yahoo.com


Portillo's Dine Out 2/25 (1900 Golf Rd, Rolling Meadows)

Join the PTA on Tuesday, February 25 from 5pm-8pm at the Rolling Meadows Portillo's! PTA will receive 20% back from anyone who brings in the flyer, shows it on their phone, or mentions Dryden PTA at check out, so spread the word!

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