ERD Parent Smore, Week of 10-3-22

ER Dickson Elementary School


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Fun times at ERD! Please see our Facebook page for more pictures and descriptions.

Thanks to all our parents, grands and employees that turned out for our Chuck E. Cheese fundraiser night! More photos on FB. :-)

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Car Drop-off and Pick-up

  • Car riders are to be dropped off from the carpool lines beginning at 7:15 am. Please do not park your vehicle in order to walk your child to the door. STUDENTS CANNOT BE DROPPED OFF AND LEFT ALONE BEFORE CAR POOL BEGINS. SUPERVISION IS NOT PROVIDED UNTIL 7:15. The tardy bell rings at 7:45 for grades K-5.

  • Walkers cannot arrive on campus before 7:15. No exceptions.

  • PreK drop-off begins at 7:45. SIBLINGS OF PRE-K STUDENTS ARE TO ENTER THE SCHOOL THROUGH THEIR DESIGNATED DOORS, NOT THE PRE-K DOORS, UNLESS THEY ARE 4TH GRADERS. Please see the Morning Drop-off Map link near the bottom of the Smore for the doors that students are to enter.

  • NO STUDENTS ARE TO BE DROPPED OFF OR PICKED UP ON SUNSET BLVD, which is the street in front of the 5th grade building that is blocked by the large gate, or on UNIVERSITY BLVD. Students are not supervised and it's dangerous. If your children are normally walkers, but need to be dropped off on a particular morning, parents must go through the normal car pool line to drop them off.

  • Afternoon car riders
  • Teachers are on duty in the car lines from 2:45-3:15 for dismissal.
  • 3:15-3:30: Parents must exit cars and walk to the front door to pick up their child/ren. Please have your decal in hand. Teachers are on duty in the building
  • 3:30: Students not yet picked up are considered late; student name will be listed on the late pickup log. Please come into the building to sign them out.


Upcoming Spirit Days

Friday, October 7th: Wear a smiley face shirt and/or accessories, with uniform bottoms, for World Smile Day

Friday, October 14th: Wear an E.R. Dickson Spirit Shirt, with uniform bottoms

Friday, October 21st: *will be a part of Bullying Prevention Week activities

Friday, October 28th: *will be a part of Red Ribbon Week activities

Important Dates

October 7- end of quarter 1

October 17 - Bullying Prevention Week

October 17 - Statewide Parenting Day with report card pickup; more info coming soon

October 18 - After school tutoring begins

October 24 - Red Ribbon Week

November 9 - Santa pics, prepay

October 27 - Read for the Record

November 8 - Election Day (potential learn-from-home day; info shared when we receive it)

November 10 - Visits with Veterans Day (in the planning stages)


This week's lunch menu... TBA



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E. R. Dickson Elementary School

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