The Wildcat Weekly

Volume 1 Issue 33

May 13, 2022

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Calendar of Events

Friday, May 13 Middle School Dan-tivity night 6pm-8pm @ DTS

Tuesday, May 17 Retiree/Educators of Year Reception 6:30pm; BOE Meeting 7pm @ Performing Arts Room

Wednesday, May 18 PiE Meeting 7pm @ Performing Arts Room

Saturday, May 21 PiE Color Run @ DTS 8:30am

Wednesday, May 25 2022-2023 Kindergarten Parent Orientation 6pm @ Performing Arts Room

Monday, May 30 No School: Memorial Day

Wed, Jun 1-Thu, Jun 2 Incoming Kindergarten Screenings

Friday, June 3 8th Grade Dance

Thu, June 9-Fri, Jun 10 8th Grade Washington DC Trip

Thursday, June 16 Early Dismissal: Teacher In-Service; 8th Gr Promotional Ceremony

Friday, June 17 Early Dismissal: Last Day of School

Middle School Dan-tivity Night is Tonight!!

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If your child is not feeling well,

or if they are showing symptoms of illness,

please keep them home.


It will not only prevent the spread of COVID-19, but it will also prevent the spread of other illnesses that are currently being seen in our students.


Thank you for your cooperation!

2021-2022 Updated District Calendar

Please note that due to unused snow days, the last day of school will now be Friday, June 17th.

Thursday, June 16 and Friday, June 17 will be early dismissal days.

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Fine Arts Festival!

It was a wonderful night celebrating our Fine Arts! Our Art Festival and Band/Chorus concert brought so many families to our mindfulness garden and gymnasium! What a great night to showcase our students!

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Athletics Permission Slip

If any Gr 5-8 student wishes to stay after school to view an after-school athletic contest, the permission slip below needs to be signed.


Please click here for a printable copy.

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NJSLA

Delaware Township School, along with all other schools in New Jersey, will be administering the New Jersey Student Learning Assessments (NJSLA) to students in Grades 3-8 in the content areas of English Language Arts and Mathematics. Students in Grades 5 & 8 will also be assessed in the area of Science.


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Parents & Guardians, please make every effort to have your child at school on time on the days of these assessments. In addition, please read the following:


  • Encourage your child to get a good night's rest and eat a healthy breakfast each morning.
  • The school will provide headphones to any student who needs them. However, students may bring their own headphones to school. Wireless earbuds will not work for this assessment.
  • All students should charge their chromebooks every night to prepare for the following day's assessment.
  • If students are absent during their scheduled day of testing, they will be rescheduled during one of the make-up testing days.
  • Smartphones and smart watches are not permitted in testing areas.

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Athletics Schedule

Delaware Township School is proud to offer many athletic opportunities

for students in Grades 5-8.

Click here for more information and grade level eligibility.


Below are our sports schedules for the Spring season.

Click on each sport for a schedule of games.

May is Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Click the picture below for a list of books to read this month.

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PiE (Partners in Education) is an all-volunteer, community organization that supports enrichment opportunities for school age residents in the community of Delaware Township. Check out our website to learn more to get involved (www.dtspie.com)


DTS PiE Color Run - May 21st


Our first color run will be held on 5/21/22 at the school starting at 9 a.m. This is a free event for everyone (DTS families, staff, faculty, alumni) with a 3k and 5k course. PiE is looking for volunteers to help with the event as well as for everyone to participate. If you are interested in volunteering, please email PiE at dtspie@gmail.com.


To sign up for the event, please use this link - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C084EAFA92AA3F85-dtspie1


Penny War Declared - May 23rd to May 27th


Another Penny War has been declared so save your change as homerooms compete for an ice cream party from PiE. Each homeroom will have a container to collect your spare change - pennies, dimes, nickels, quarters - with the heaviest being declared the winners! All change collected will be donated to Fisherman’s Mark (Lambertville).


8th Grade Community Service Award - due May 27th


Parents of 8th grade students should have received an application for the Community Service Award via email. Please contact us with any questions you may have. Applications are due by Friday May 27th at 5 p.m.


DTS PiE Painting Night - June 2nd


Open to 4th to 8th graders, come out to the School from 6 to 8 p.m. for a fun night with your friends. Brian Fisher from Paint Party Farm will lead everyone in painting their own artwork, while, putting their own unique design to the piece. There is no fee and looking for volunteers to assist (email dtspie@gmail.com if available). If you can’t get there right on time, no worries, just let us know and you can join when you arrive.


Please register no later than 11 p.m. on May 31st using this link:

https://paintpartyfarm.com/events/600-800pm-delaware-township-school-paint-night/


Make sure to indicate the child’s name as they want it spelled on the artwork during registration.


Nominees for 2022-2023 DTS PiE Board


Please join us at our next meeting on May 18th at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Room. We will be voting on our slate of nominees for the 2022-23 Delaware Township School Partners in Education (DTSPiE) Executive Board.


The nominees are:

President - Julie Luster-Roell

Middle School Vice President - Emy Drew

Elementary School Vice President - Kyla Glassner

Fundraising Vice President - Dawn MacDonald

Treasurer - Cindy Russo

Recording Secretary - Danielle HartDorn

Corresponding Secretary - Jenna Haxton


Upcoming Meetings - last one May 18th


Last meeting this year will be Wednesday, May 18th, 2022 at 7 p.m. in the School’s Performing Arts Room.

DTS Color Run

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It's time for our First Annual Color Run! Join us in coloring our community this Spring at our Run / Walk 5k event being held outdoors at DTS on May 21st from 9:00-10:30. This event is a free, fun, family event hosted by PiE!


Register below!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C084EAFA92AA3F85-dtspie1


Don't want to run? Please consider volunteering!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C084EAFA92AA3F85-dtspie2

Maschio's Food Services

May Lunch Menu


Maschio's Food Services will be offering lunch to all DTS students at no cost

for the entire 2021-2022 school year. Please click here for more information.


Click here if you would like to add money to your child's account

for additional lunch purchases and snacks.


**Please note that DTS is part of the National School Lunch Program. While your child is able to charge a lunch to his/her account, we are prohibited from charging snacks and drinks.**

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Pizzeria Pizza Fridays from Nicola Pizzeria in Lambertville is back!


*Please note that one pizza meal is free for all students.

If students elect to have a second slice,

it will need to be purchased.*

22-23 District Calendar

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Getting To Know You

Ever wonder which DTS staff member likes cheeseburgers and walks down the shore? Well now you're going to find out! Every week, we will spotlight a different DTS Staff Member and get to know him/her a little more!
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What's Happening Around Town?

Hunterdon Central High School Parent Page

Want to know what's going on at the High School? Click here to go to the parents' resource page on Hunterdon Central's website

Delaware Township Rec Commission

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Summer Recreation Program


We are happy to announce that the summer recreation program will run July 5th until July 22nd from 10am - 1pm each day.


More info to follow!

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Spring 2022 Hunterdon Parks Harbinger

Click below for program information from March 2022 through Summer 2022


2022 Spring Parks Harbinger

Newsletter Submission

The Wildcat Weekly is published every Friday.


In cases where it is a shortened week, the publication date may be adjusted.

If you would like something published in the newsletter, please email your submission to slipson@dtsk8nj.org by each Tuesday at 3:30pm. Please include the length of time you'd like your information to be in the newsletter.


All submissions must be approved by the school administration

before being included in the newsletter.