The Bear Necessities

Danville CSD Elementary Update, May 6, 2022

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An Update From The Bear Den

It has been a busy few weeks in the Bear Den recently. Throughout the weeks following our Easer Break, we completed the ISASP state assessments in literacy, math, language arts, and writing, as well as science for 5th graders. We are now working through the Spring FAST testing window, as well as our phonemic awareness, phonics, and writing screeners.

In addition, it is officially field trip season! We have already had several trips take place in the first week of May. There are many more to come in these last few weeks of school. In addition, we have some special reward days approaching. Mr. Duncan will once again be hosting the Danville Elementary Track and Field Day on May 13th. The PBIS Committee will also hold our end-of-the-year reward day on Monday, May 23rd. It will be a busy month for sure!

Read on for more updates from the Bear Den!

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Teacher Appreciation Week

We spent last week honoring our very deserving teaching staff! Teacher Appreciation Week was held at Danville Elementary May 2nd - May 6th. One week certainly does not seem enough to honor these very special people. We are so very lucky to have outstanding, caring, talented teachers here at Danville.
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Upcoming Dates

Monday, May 9th

*Danville CSD Board Meeting - 21st Century Room @ 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 10th

*ISUEO Taste of Iowa Presentations for Grades K - 2

*Last day to check out library books.

Wednesday, May 11th

*National School Nurse Day!! - Potluck Lunch in honor of Emily!

*Early Out for PD

Thursday, May 12th

*2nd Grade to Starr's Cave

Friday, May 13th

*Danville Track & Field Day

*ALL library books due back for the year!

*5th/6th Grade Band & Show Choir Performance for Grades 3 - 6 @ 2:15 p.m. - JH Gym

Monday, May 16th

*Last Day to Earn Steps for Reading Reward Trip

*Last Day to Work Towards 100% ST Math goal

Wednesday, May 18th

*Early Out for PD

Thursday, May 19th

*Reading Steps Reward Field Trip to Trampoline Park

Friday, May 20th

*Kindergarten Field Trip to Mt. Pleasant Movie Theater

*3rd Grade Field Trip to Indian Creek Nature Center, Cedar Rapids

*Preschool Graduation Ceremony 6:00 p.m. in the HS Gym

Sunday, May 22nd

*Danville CSD Graduation Ceremony @ 2:00 p.m.

Monday, May 23rd

*PBIS Fun Day!

*4YO Preschool Field Trip to the Bettendorf Family Museum

Tuesday, May 24th & Wednesday, May 25th

*6th Grade Day Camp Trips

Wednesday, May 25th


*4th Grade Field Trip to Historic Nauvoo

Thursday, May 26th

*1st Grade Field Trip to the Muscatine Nature Center

Friday, May 27th

*Last Day of School

*Early Out! No school lunch served this day!

*Report Cards Sent Home

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Track & Field Day

Friday, May 13th is Track & Field Day for Danville Elementary. The event will take place on the track behind the school building. Students in grades 3 - 6 will compete in the track and field events in the morning from 9:00 - 11:30. Students in Kindergarten - 2nd grade will compete from 12:30 - 2:30.

Parents are invited to attend! However, we ask that you enter through the baseball/softball field gates. We will have staff members there to hand out visitor passes and sign in any guests. All attendees can park in the baseball/softblal field parking lot.

Please send a water bottle with your child, as well as sunscreen. It looks as thought it has potential to be quite warm and sunny. If there are weather concerns with rain and/or storms, we will look to postpone to another date.

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End-of-the-Year Important Announcements

*Wednesday, May 25th is NOT an Early Dismissal.

*Friday, May 27th is the last day of school. We will dismiss at 11:00 a.m. on that day.

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Be On The Lookout!

As the year is winding down, please be on the lookout at home for any library or ARC books that may have accidentally been left at home. The ARC books will have a round sticker on the front cover which is typically located in the bottom right hand corner. Please return any books you find back to school with your child. Thank you for your assitance!
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Bear Tracks

Check out some of the great things going on at Danville Elementary!