DAVIS HILL COMMUNITY UPDATE
November 5, 2018
Despite the dreary and wet weather... our DHDragons are doing an amazing job as we head into the second quarter. Good luck to all the families scrambling to rearrange schedules for events/ sports due to the weather.
Jay C. Norton, Principal
*Don't forget to read through the entire update... there are always more dates in the Upcoming Events Section. If you have any questions/ concerns- please don't hesitate to contact me/ the office.
Cold Weather/ Clothes Labeling
Please remember that we try to get the kids out for recess every day when the temperature is 20 degrees or above (We factor in wind chill and other safety precautions as well). This is true also if there is a slight drizzle/ mist. Please ensure that students are properly attired for the weather conditions.
In addition, we have a Lost and Found that fills up very quickly. We have a number of items that go unclaimed. Please make sure to label items whenever possible. This includes jackets/ sweatshirts/ water bottles/ lunch boxes/ hats/ gloves/ etc. Items that are labeled have a much greater percentage of being returned than those that are not.
No School For Students/ Election Day
Food Pantry Donation Day- Wednesday, November 7th
We are excited to continue our Davis Hill tradition of supporting the Wachusett Food Pantry and helping our neighbors who might need an extra bag or two of groceries to get by. Your monthly generosity makes a HUGE difference! Davis Hill is one of the largest contributors to our local food pantry (see www.wachusettfoodpantry.org for more information)! The 'suggestions' on this list are JUST THAT-- suggestions. We will happily take any non-perishable, non-expired items. Collections are held the first Wednesday of each month from 8:45-9 am. (A bin will be left in the lobby for afternoon Kindergarten students and will remain in the lobby until Thursday for students who many have forgotten their donations that day).
November Theme: Inside Out/Backwards Day
November Suggestion: Turkey time: Instant potatoes, yams, stuffing, cranberries, gravy, pumpkin.
*Dressing up is optional and should honor the school's dress code policy in regards to modesty and safety.
SCHOOL TARDY/ ATTENDANCE
VETERANS DAY CONCERT
GRADES 3-5 REPORT CARDS
MEET 'N GREET SURVEY RESULTS
SKI CLUB OPPORTUNITY
Kerrie Galvin and Jeanne Gunning will be coordinating the Davis Hill Ski Club again this year. Please remember, it doesn't matter whether or not you or your children attend Davis Hill. Anyone can join the club ....adults, friends or children (grade 3 and up). You can still be a member of the club and take advantage of the discounted lessons and discounted passes.
Ski Club spans 6 weeks starting Saturday, January 5th from 5:00 pm- 9:00 pm.
Below are the prices which are effective until Dec 5, 2018. After that date, the season pass prices go up $100 (except the Jr. Gold and Jr. Bronze) and the lift badges increase by $20.
6 week lift badge (Sat Nights only) $140
Lessons - $60 for 6 one hour lessons
There is also discounted ski, snowboard and helmet rentals available.
Please Note: You can also purchase discounted guest passes for $35.00.
If you would like to register for the club, go to https://www.wachusett.com/ and click on Wachusett School Group and use the code DAVH to register. There is a place where a bus is mentioned. There is no bus offered for this program. The student/family are responsible for their own transportation to/from the mountain.
Click on Wachusett School Group Information Sheet for more information.
This has always been a fantastic Davis Hill Community building event where the kids and even the adults meet with friends both old and new.
Please feel free to share this email and don't hesitate to contact us with any questions:
Jeanne Gunning- firstname.lastname@example.org
Kerrie Galvin - email@example.com
See you on the Mountain!
*Please Note: The Davis Hill Ski Club is not affiliated or run by Davis Hill School employees or WRSD.
11/6-No School for Students (Election Day)
11/7-Food Pantry Donation Day
11/9-Report Cards (for Grades 3-5) Go Live on PowerSchool Parent Portal
11/12-Veterans Day Observed (No School)
11/15-PTA Meeting (6:30/ Community Room)
11/21-Thanksgiving Break Begins
11/29-SIMCO Meeting (4:00/ Community Room)
12/1-PTA Craft Fair
*12/13-Holiday Fair (Date Has Been Updated)
12/19-Tentative Winter Concert Date
12/24- Winter Vacation Begins
1/2- Return to School