Friday Focus

Welcome to the DUNLAP GRADE SCHOOL’S Friday Focus

Great Things at DGS This Week

Great things at DGS FEB 18

on the docket

Monday, February 22, 2016
  • Lunch: Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup
  • COGAT Testing Begins
  • Mr. Eckert and Miss Mahrt will be attending the National NCLB Conference in Chicago with Title 1 Funds. They will be gone Monday-Wednesday!
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
  • Lunch: Chicken Nuggets and Mashed Potatoes
  • Band and Orchestra Concert at RES 6:30pm
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
  • Lunch: Cheese Burger
  • National Read Aloud Day
Thursday, February 25, 2016
  • Lunch: Mini Corn Dogs
Friday, February 26, 2016
  • Lunch: Bosco Sticks
  • Carnival Wrap up will be done at Announcements. This will likely take about 15 minutes.

Saturday, February 27, 2016


Read Across America Day

Read Across America Day/Dr. Seuss' Birthday, will be celebrated March 2nd.
  • We will hold an all school reading camp out in the gym at 10:30-11am.
  • All students will receive a Dr. Seuss Bookmark
  • Stickers will be placed on random lunch trays. Students that receive a sticker on the bottom of their tray will receive a free book of their choice from the office book shelf
  • All staff will receive a Cat in the Hat Hat to wear throughout the day! Wear RED! If you would like to, you are welcome to dress up as a Dr. Seuss character, but are not required!
  • A photo booth will be available outside the Kindergarten and World Language Classrooms for you to take pictures of individual students or groups of students (or with your co-workers)
  • Other fun surprises!
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Explore More Day is Coming

Explore More Day will be May 6th. All teachers should sponsor and host a session. We will need to finalize the sessions in Early March. Please be thinking and securing your speakers or sessions. Once you know, please email me or add it to the google doc at Thanks!

Below is the list that we currently have. We also have Gladys Martin and the Fire Department available if someone would like to "host" them. Just let me know!
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2016-2017 All School Theme

We received 21 responses. 57.1% of the vote was for the "Royal All Stars" theme. We will plan on incorporating this in the 2016-2017 school year with sports themed staff shirts, welcome entrance, school data center, welcome back assembly, and more!
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Blogs, Pins, and Tweets, Oh My!

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