Rogers Report

Weekly Family Newsletter - October 18, 2021

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Week 10 Message from our Principal, Ms. Limon

Rogers Family,

Thank you so much to our amazing PTO and those who support our parent organization who helped provide a very yummy breakfast for our staff on Friday before professional development. We feel very grateful for the support we have from out amazing families. Our teachers' cups are so full of joy!

This week, we are celebrating Character Counts Week (see below for dress themes) and we have Parent Conferences beginning Monday October 18th, which will take place virtually. Look for an invitation or sign up from your child´s teachers this week. Of course, you can reach out at any time to request a conference. In addition, we will have SPIRIT NIGHT at Chick-fil-a on Retail Road on Monday! Support the school by saying you are from Rogers and a portion of the proceeds will come back to the school!

Our Fall Carnival was approved by DISD´s COVID Committee so save the date for Saturday, October 30th! We are super excited to be able to welcome to campus as a community! It will be an outdoor event and masks are mandatory. We will be requesting items to help with your child's grade level booth so please donate to support our campus. We hope to see you there!

Remember to screen your students at home for COVID symptoms before sending them to school. If you have any questions, call our nurse, Ms. Herrington.

Let us know if we can support you in any way! We Are the Eagles, Watch Us Soar!

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We Need Volunteers!

Save the Date! If you are interested in supporting Rogers for the Fall Carnival, please register HERE in Voly! we are so excited to be able to host this year's event. Volunteers tasks can range from taking tickets, running games and supporting grade levels at their booths. If you have any further questions, please email our community liaison, Amy Rich at
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Monday is Spirit Night at Chick-fil-a!

Please support the school by visiting Chick-fil-a on Monday, October 18th from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Upon your visit, say that you are from Rogers Elementary and a portion of the proceeds will come back to Rogers! Can't wait to see you there!

Spirit Shirts

We still have 2021-2022 spirit shirts! Youth sizes and adult sizes still available! Youth- $10, Adult- $12. Buy for the whole family! Don't forget that students can wear spirit wear on Fridays with jeans! For more information, please contact the front office or your student's teacher.
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Let's Support our Teachers with a Rogers Amazon Wishlist!!!

As a learning community we want to make sure that our teachers, staff and students feel supported. This list is comprised of items that will do just that. Many items will be used in common spaces to support climate and culture, staff morale, aesthetics of the school or tools and supports for students. Often our teachers or staff members use their own funds to supply such items. It is a running list. Feel free to contribute at any time! As always, any donation is much appreciated!

Click the picture for the link!

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Character Counts Week

Monday, Oct. 18th, 7:15am to Friday, Oct. 22nd, 3:30pm

5314 Abrams Road

Dallas, TX

Be on the lookout next week for a flyer with dress up days to celebrate Character Counts Week October 18th - 22nd!
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Coffee with the Counselor

Wednesday, Oct. 20th, 8:30-9:30am

This is an online event.

Join us this month for Coffee with the Counselor by accessing the Zoom info below!

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 956 4900 3691

One tap mobile

+13462487799,,95649003691# US (Houston)

If you are not able to attend live, the meeting will be recorded and shared on next week's Family Newsletter :)

Red Ribbon Week

Monday, Oct. 25th, 7:15am to Friday, Oct. 29th, 3:30pm

5314 Abrams Road

Dallas, TX

Red Ribbon Week will be the last week of October (October 25th - 29). More information will come about dress up days :)
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Miss Our First Parent Education Workshop?

No worries! Please see below for a fully recorded version of our Parent Education Workshop I: What is Personalized Learning. If you are interested in the viewing the Slide Deck please click on the version below.

Parent Education Workshop I: What is Personalized Learning?

Taller de educación para padres 1 Qué es Aprendizaje Personalizado?

Thank you to all the parents, guardians and families who supported by attending. The winner of the FREE SPIRIT BASKET IS.......Ms. Elida Jor Catun!! Congratulations! We will have your spirit basket ready by Wednesday, October 20th in the front office!

Parent Education Workshop I
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We need your help for Carpool!

During construction, we have very limited space for parking and carpool. We need your help to keep our carpool lines moving safely.

  1. Make sure to stay in your car while in carpool. If you anticipate needing to get out of your car, please park on Lovers Lane.
  2. Please be patient about waiting in the carpool line. If you are finding that you are usually in a hurry every morning, then we ask you to add time to your morning routines.
  3. For afternoons, be aware that the school day technically ends at 3:15. We begin the dismissal process a bit early to ensure that all students are out by 3:15 with the younger students coming out earlier than older students. If you are picking up 3rd-5th students, please come right at 3:15 to give the other parents of only younger kids time to get through. That way you won't hold up the line waiting for your child to come out.
  4. Skipping people in line is not appropriate. We are a team and we want to model for our students what it looks like to treat others with respect.

Thank you so much for your help! If we operate as a community we can keep everyone safe and keep carpool moving efficiently. Construction will last through winter break so we appreciate your mindfulness and support.

Box Top Update!

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Dan D. Rogers Elementary

Our purpose is to develop community-minded leaders of tomorrow by facilitating an individualized pathway that is tailored to each student’s academic, social, and emotional needs. We provide a rigorous, engaging, and supportive environment that fosters collaboration, creativity, and commitment to excellence.