Deibler Dispatch

S.T.A.R.S. Smart, Thoughtful, and Responsible Students

October 1, 2021

A Message from Mrs. Plourde

Hello Deibler Families! It is hard to believe that it is October already. September was a great time to reconnect with old and new friends and we all were reminded that "Together is the best place to be"! As the leaves begin to change and the cooler weather approaches, we look forward to all of the opportunities for continued growth here at Deibler. I would like to take a moment to thank you for your support as we transitioned into the new school year!


Thank you,

Casi Plourde, Principal

Mark Your Calendar

October 4th-October 8th: Deibler's House Week!!! (See information and flyer below)

October 5th: 3rd Grade Field Trip to Churchville Nature Center

October 11th: No School for Students (Teacher In-Service Day)

October 25th-October 29th: Red Ribbon Week

October 29th: Fall Festival Parade at 2:00PM (Weather Permitting)

Parent Visitation / House Activity

Next week at Deibler we will have Parent Visitation during our October House Activity! 😊

The House Activity will happen by grade level OUTSIDE (on the intermediate playground blacktop) and parents are invited to attend, according to the following schedule:


Tuesday: 10/5

1st 9:30-10:00

4th grade 1:30-2:00

Wednesday: 10/6

2nd grade 9:30-10:00

5th 1:30-2:00

KPM 2:30-3:00

Thursday: 10/7

KAM 9:30-10:00

3rd 1:30-2:00


Parents if you plan to attend the 30 minute activity, please park in the front and walk around to the back of the building (on the right side if you are facing Deibler). There will be a table set up in the back, by the basketball nets, where you will sign in. Feel free to bring a chair or blanket, as the activity will take place on the blacktop (or grass if it is not wet).


In case of inclement weather, we will hold the grade level house activity and visitation in the cafeteria. You would enter the building through the front doors to sign in.


Students and parents are encouraged to wear their house colors on their house activity (parent visitation) day! We will also have a “house week” with positive house-themed spirit days during the week of October 4-8th! Please see the attached flyer! 😊


Thank you!

- The House Steering Committee

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From The Cafeteria

Snack sales will start Monday 10/4. The schedule for snacks will be as follows:


Week of 10/4 - Ice Cream Week

Week of 10/11 - Fruit Snack/Fruit Roll Up

Week of 10/18 - Chips, Cookies or Bagged Items

Week of 10/25 - Ice Cream


Each day of the week a specific grade level will have an opportunity to purchase a snack if the would like:

5th grade - Monday

3rd grade - Tuesday

4th grade - Wednesday

1st grade - Thursday

2nd grade - Friday

PTO

Please join us at our next PTO meeting on Monday 10/4 at 9:15AM in the Deibler cafeteria! We will be planning for our upcoming Deibler DASH, along with other fun events and activities :)


Visit the PTO website at:

https://sites.google.com/view/deibler-pto/

House Steering Committee

At Deibler we have a House Steering Committee that is made up of parents and faculty. The purpose of this committee is to work together to come up with a monthly House theme, House activity (which will be displayed on a bulletin board at Deibler) and House meeting agendas.

Our Theme for October is: Acceptance

Our Theme for November is: Kindness / Anti-Bullying


The meeting will be via ZOOM on Tuesday 10/5 at 7:00PM! Please feel free to join us by clicking on the link below!


Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84593137204

Passcode: Deibler


The September House Meeting was a GREAT SUCCESS! Click the link below to see a glimpse of the fun that we had here at Deibler:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_iOl78lJ_RQBgl5rnfIygO9ihLOMriOB/view?usp=sharing

Parent-Teacher Conferences

More information about

Tues Nov. 16th

3:50PM - 7:20PM

Thurs Nov. 18th

3:50PM - 7:20PM

Tues Nov. 23rd (Early Dismissal for Students)

1:15PM - 3:50PM

Thank you!

Thank you to our Deibler parents for donating and helping to beautify our school with festive fall decorations!

Fall Weather

Fall has arrived; please remember to send in your child’s jacket, sweatshirt, etc. to wear outside for recess. It is always a good idea to label your child's clothing, lunchbox, etc. in case they are misplaced.

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Court Documents

Please make sure that the school has a copy of any court documents regarding child custody and related matters. We must assume that both parents have equal access to their children, and by law we must release students to either parent unless we have court papers that state otherwise. If there are documents of which we need to be made aware, please let us know as soon as possible by giving us a copy that we can keep on file. Thank you!

Counselors Corner - Sondi Alderfer, M.A., School Counselor

Ways Busy Parents Can Help Children Succeed In School


  • Set priorities. Decide what’s most important to you. (Odds are, it’s your kids!) Then consciously decide how to spend your time. Make sure your decisions reflect what matters. Have a choice between cooking a fancy dinner or reading with your child? Order pizza and read the book.
  • Spend one-on-one time. Kids need both “quality” and “quantity” time with you. There’s nothing like spending time alone with a parent to make a child feel special. Every week, make an appointment to spend some time alone with each of your children. Get out your calendar and write it in. Then treat that appointment as seriously as you would an important business meeting.
  • Find your child’s “prime time” for studying. This may be a key to their success in school. One mother found that after her daughter, a real early bird, set her study time for 6am, her grades went up. Another family of night owls found that evening study hours were best. Work with your child to find the homework time that’s best for him/her. You might find that their “prime time” works to your advantage too!


Source: Quick Tips by The Parent Institute

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