Principal's Post-its

News from Mrs. Parker for the Week of April 11th-15th

What's going on at DHE this week?


11: Kdg field trip to Hammons @ 9:00-12:30

12: Dr. Jungmann visits DHE

15: No School for Students--Professional Work Day for Staff


MAP Testing is Around the Corner!

Mark your calendars for Monday, April 25th and Tuesday, April 26th. These are two extremely important days for our 3rd and 4th graders who will be taking the MAP test. Getting plenty of sleep and eating a healthy breakfast are two ways parents can help ensure that their child will be ready to tackle this test and prevail! Please do not make any doctor appointments on these two days and be sure that your child's Chromebook is fully charged both of these days.

News from our PTA President, Karen Kunkel

It's difficult to imagine that the 2015-16 school year is quickly coming to an end. Great things are happening at Harrison and your PTA is working hard to close out the year with a flurry of activities. Here's a look at what's left to come:

*Get ready for our Feeling Groovy Book Fair April 18th through the 22nd. Lots of fun activities are planned and we're excited to once again have students invite their special guests to lunch. A Sign Up Genius will be sent requesting volunteers to ensure this is yet another successful event.

*All Pro Dad: join us for our last event of the year On April 22nd

*Save the date for our Neon Night Spring Dance which has been rescheduled to Friday, May 6th. Our Sign Up Genius link to volunteer is:!/showSignUp/30e094cabac2aab9-volunteers Thanks in advance for making this a fun night for the kids.

*If you haven't had a chance to purchase your yearbook, you still have time! Don't miss out on all the great memories for the year. The cost is $14 and checks can be made payable to DHE PTA.

*Do you have a student moving to Wilson's Creek? There are plenty of opportunities to become involved in the WC PTA. They are currently searching for chairs for the following: book fair, fundraising, product rebates, spirit wear, teacher appreciation and yearbook. Your kids may be getting older, but parent involvement is still critical to your child's success. Stay involved!

*Remember our online student directory! David Harrison Elementary Directory | David Harrison Elementary PTA. You still have the opportunity to register your student's information into the directory in time for summer vacation (option to register in upper right corner of page). Use the password 2015atDHE to access the directory.

*Congratulations to our incoming PTA officers for 2016-17!

Leslie Norman, President

Amy Musgrave, Vice President

Cristal Sartin, Treasurer

Cheri Meyer, Secretary

PTA's Spring Book Fair: Volunteers Needed!

Feelin' Groovy Spring Book Fair 2016

The spring Feelin' Groovy Book Fair will be here soon and we need your help! Help Harrison stock up on valuable resources that will enrich your child's education. Be a Volunteer! One class from K - 2nd and one class from 3rd - 4th with the most volunteers (child's Very Important People) will be awarded extra recess! Please help your child's class win! If you have any questions please contact Heather Reiserer at (417) 350-8469 or email

Thank you in advance!

The more help, the smoother the journey.

More Information about the Book Fair

Books & Lunch Together

VIPs are welcome to bring in lunch. However, if planning on eating school lunch, please RSVP by April 14th to prepare our cafeteria staff. Adult meal price is $3.15. Please have exact change to help keep the lunch line moving smoothly.

Number of guests_____

Student name

Day you plan to eat school lunch ____________

Monday, April 18th A-E

Tuesday, April 19th F-K

Wed, April 20th L-P

Thurs, April 21st Q-Z

Mrs. Parker has accepted a challenge. If we raise enough money to buy 150 books for Mercy Children’s Hospital (All for Books) - she will have a dance off with some of our GROOVIEST Husky teachers at the Celebration Assembly on April 29th at 9:20am. Let’s make it happen, Hipster Huskies!

When is the Book Fair open?

April 18th 7:30 am – 5:00 pm

(open late – Running Club)

April 19th 7:30 am – 6:00 pm

(open late – SPARC)

April 20th 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

April 21st 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

April 22nd 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

(All Pro Dad breakfast)

Online April 13th -April 22nd

Our Spring Feelin’ Groovy Book Fair surrounds students in the celebration of reading with hundreds of fun, engaging, affordable books for them to discover. Giving kids access to good books and the opportunity to choose their own books will motivate them to read more. And like most acquired skills, the more kids practice reading, the better they’ll get. Please be watching for the sign-up to volunteer to help during this exciting week, we count on wonderful parent volunteers to make this a great event. The two classes (K-2nd) and (3rd-4th) with the most volunteer hours will win extra recess!

All for Books raises money to buy books for pediatric patients at Mercy Children’s Hospital. Students who donate $1 may come to school Thursday, April 14th in fun Feelin’ Groovy Hippie wear. Last fall we donated 96 books to Mercy Children’s Hospital.

Book Fair Week is also Spirit Week!

Monday, April 18th – Husky Spirit Monday

Tuesday, April 19th – Tie Dye Tuesday

Wednesday, April 20th – Wacky Hair Wednesday

Thursday, April 21st – Sports Team Thursday Friday, April 22nd – Hippie Day Friday

Want to Recognize a DHE Staff Member?

Recognize an outstanding SPS employee

Do you know someone who goes above and beyond at David Harrison? Help us identify those outstanding individuals who are dedicated to ensuring we provide engaging, relevant and personal learning experiences to every child, every day. Nominate an outstanding SPS employee for special recognition.

Each time a parent submits a form we recognize that teacher/staff member at the next Celebration Assembly.