DIS DISPATCH

September 22, 2022

Thank you to all who were able to attend last night’s 4th & 5th grade Back to School Night event. As always, we appreciate your continued support!


Please see below for current information, including sign up forms for Chorus and Beginner Band!

Beginner Band Sign Up Information

If your child is interested in Beginner Band, you will find more information, including the sign up form here.


Bus Evacuation Drills: Each year, schools are required to practice bus evacuation procedures. This year’s bus evacuation drill will take place on September 29th during morning arrival.


NJSLA Information - Parents of Current 4th and 5th grade students: you will receive your child’s Spring NJSLA results by mail within the next few days. Please contact the main office if you have any questions.


Week of Respect is October 3 - 7 and we will be highlighting the week with a variety of activities to reinforce positive peer relationships.


Primetime:

If you interested in the YMCA Primetime before and after school programs held at DIS, please click here.


Upcoming Dates:

Single Session/Early Dismissal - October 6 @ 12:30pm

No School Teacher Professional Development Day - October 7

Lifetouch Picture Day - October 3


School Name: Delran Intermediate School

Tuesday, October 4 Make Up Day

Picture Day ID: EVTQ2NRPW

Food List for Parties and Celebrations



The Food List for parties and celebrations has been updated. Please adhere to the options indicated if providing food for class events. Thank you in advance for adhering to this list.

Start Strong

As a reminder, The Start Strong state assessment will take place on Tuesday, 9/27, and Wednesday, 9/28, with make-ups over the course of subsequent days. It consists of one 45-60 minute ELA section and one 45-60 minute section of Math. This assessment will be administered to 4th and 5th graders only. If you have any questions, contact Assistant Principal, Christopher Sheridan. (csheridan@delranschools.org)

Meal Payment Account & Free & Reduced Lunch Application

The regular prices for our breakfast and lunch programs for the 2022-2023 school year are:

Elementary Breakfast $1.35

Elementary Lunch $2.70


Adding an Account for Meal Payment- Lunchtime is the digital account service that you can sign up for to load your child’s account with money when they purchase breakfast and lunch. Follow the steps in this link to join.


As a reminder, lunch and breakfast meals are no longer free for those who do not qualify for the federal free and reduced meal program based on income guidelines. To determine if you qualify, families must complete an application. Applications are available here and on the district website. Please note that only one application per household should be completed. Copies will also be available at the 4th/5th Grade Open House.

Delran Elementary PTO

Many of the events that happen throughout the school year would not be possible without the concerted effort of our strong PTO. If you would like to become a member, please click here for sign up information and volunteer opportunities.