Parent Newsletter

Week of September 26 - 30

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Curriculum Night

Wednesday, Sep. 28th, 5:30pm

1630 Dorris Road

Douglasville, GA

We will have a face-to-face Curriculum Night on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. This special event will provide parents with the opportunity to learn about their child's daily schedule.


Kindergarten - 2nd / 5:30 - 6:30 pm

3rd - 5th / 6:45 - 7:45 pm

Readers ARE Leaders!!!

Please encourage your child to read 20 minutes daily.

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On Friday, September 30, we will "KICK-OFF" our school-wide READING initiatives and AVID. Our theme for this special day is NDES Tailgate Party. We are encouraging all our students and staff members to wear their favorite college gear.

  • Real MEN Read - Dr. Few has made a schedule for special guests to read to Grades K - 2nd
  • AVID - Students, please wear your favorite college gear

Celebrating READING at NDES!

The week of October 3 - 7, we are celebrating reading with Book Fair, an AR Kick-off, and special family luncheon!

  • Monday, October 3rd - Movie Madness Monday!
  • Tuesday, October 4th - Tie Dye Tuesday
  • Wednesday, October 5th - Country vs Country Club Day
  • Thursday, October 6th - Throwback Thursday
  • Friday, October 7th - Spirit Day / Color Wars

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Scholastic BOOK Fair is coming! October 3 - 7

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Fun Family Excursions for the FALL

For additional places to explore with your family, please visit https://www.exploregeorgia.org/things-to-do/list/18-cant-miss-fall-events-for-family-fun

Hispanic Heritage Month - September 15 to October 15

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) is an annual celebration of the history and culture of the Hispanic communities. The 2022 Hispanic Heritage Month national theme is Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation. The theme is to encourage all voices to be represented and welcomed to help build stronger communities and a stronger nation.

If you have any ideas of things that we can do with the students, please let me know.

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Fun Family Night Event Movie on the Green - Disney's Encanto - Friday, Oct 14

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"Pink OUT" - Breast Cancer Awareness

Please wear pink on each Friday during the month of October to support Breast Cancer Awareness.
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Important Dates to Remember

  • Wednesday, September 28 - Curriculum Night
  • Friday, September 30 - Reading and AVID Kick-Off "Tailgate Party"
  • Week of October 3 - 7 - Book Fair
  • October 10 - 11 - No School
  • Thursday, October 13 - Report Cards go home
  • Friday, October 14 - Encanto Movie Night
  • Red Ribbon Week - October 23 - 31
  • Women Wellness Event - October 25