Bulldog Drool Newsletter
January 13, 2023
News to Know
- Knowledge Bowl
- Lost and Found
- Drama Club Try Outs
- Preschool Registration
Season 3 Sports
Message from the District Nurse
- Warning Signs of Respiratory Illness
- Free Covid Home Tests
- January Menus
** FOR SPORTS PLEASE SEE NTMS WEBSITE ATHLETICS CALENDAR**
16th: NO School- Martin Luther King Jr. Day
17th: NO Science Club
17th: Knowledge Bowl Starts 2:20-4:00 in Room 116
18th: NO Late Start-School Starts at 7:45a
18th: Homework Club 2:15-4:00p / ELA/SS Help after school in Room 106 Garmey 2:15-3:00p
19th: Morning Homework Club 7:00a Room 155/ Homework Club 2:15-4:00p / Math/Science Help after school Room 157 Sullivan 2:15-3:00p
20th: Early Release @ 11:45a
27th: Last Day of 2nd Quarter
30th: No School-Semester Day
30th: School Board Meeting 6pm
News To Know
Knowledge Bowl Starting Soon!
Knowledge Bowl Starts on Tuesday, January 17th!
Knowledge bowl is a team-based trivia club where we answer trivia questions and compete against other teams. Whether you are really good at one subject, know a little about a lot of different topics, or just want to practice your random trivia knowledge, we would love to have you join us. All are welcome!
Knowledge bowl will start on the 17th and meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. We will meet from 2:20pm – 4:00pm and meet in Mr. Spring’s room. Please reach out to Mr. Spring if you are interested or have questions.
Lost and Found
NTMS Drama Club Try Outs Coming Soon
A Musical Fifties Extravaganza
Auditions are Tuesday AND Wednesday
January 31st AND February 1st
Come with a 30 second song prepared for Tuesday
Performance dates are March 15th and 17th with rehearsals every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday starting February 2nd
Jan. 31, Feb. 1, 2 / Feb. 6, 7, 8, 9 / Feb. 13, 14, 15, 16 /
Feb. 27, 28, March 1, 2 / March 6, 7, 8, 9 / March 13, 14, 15, 17
Dieringer Cougar Cub Preschool Registration Opens January 17, 2023
In preparation for the 2023-2024 school year, the Dieringer Cougar Cub Preschool is accepting registration materials between January 17 and February 15, 2023. You will find instructions for registering and additional information on our website. There are a limited number of spaces available in our preschool program. A lottery will be held on February 16th to select students for enrollment.
1/17 Registration opens online
2/15 Registration Closes
2/16 Lottery 6:00 pm (Virtual)
2/17 Selected families notified
4/3 Deposit/payment due
Any spots still open after 4/3 will become available to the next child on the waitlist.
If you have questions or need assistance please contact the school at 253-826-4937
Cougar Cub Preschool Tuition 2023-2024
Monthly $310.00 (Sept-June)
Monthly $380.00 (Sept-June)
Season 3 Sports
Season 3 sports begin on January 31st with Girls' Basketball and Wrestling. As a reminder, a physical is good for two years from the date of the doctor's appointment. In order to sign up for sports this year, everyone must go through Skyward, that will lead you to In Touch (directions below). If you have already filled out the online forms for Season 1 or 2 sports, the consent form will be the only form that needs to be completed to participate.
Clubs & Activities
When you arrive to pick up your child, call the office at 253-862-2776 and we will have your child come out to you.
Morning Homework Club: Thursday mornings from 7am - 7:45am in Room 155 (Pritchett)
Math/Science Help - Thursdays Room 157 (Sullivan) 2:15pm - 3pm. Students can then go to Homework Club in the HUB until 4pm or be picked up.
ELA - Social Studies Help - Wednesdays Room 106 (Garmey) 2:15pm - 3pm. Students can then go to Homework Club in the HUB until 4pm or be picked up.
Math Club - Monday mornings 7a-7:45a Room 157 Sullivan. Math Club Dates
Science Club - Room 155 (Pritchett) 7am - 7:45am on these dates: Jan 24, Feb 7, Feb 14, Feb 28
Knowledge Bowl - Room 116 (Spring) 2:20pm - 4:00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays
Yearbook Club - Room 103 (Bang/Weaver) 2:15 - 4p on Mondays
Power Club: Tuesdays Room (TBD) 2:15p-4p by grade. Must sign up with Mrs. Arrighi ahead of time to attend!
7th/8th grades - Jan 17, Jan 31, Feb 28, March 14
6th Grade - Jan 24, Feb 7, March 7, March 21
Message From the District Nurse
Free Covid Home Test
Did you know that you can order free Covid home tests from Washington State? Here is the website to order your free test for your family:
Washington State: https://sayyescovidhometest.org/
Terry Woodall, BSN, RN
Dieringer School District
Lake Tapps, WA
Text Support Line - 741741
Pierce County Crisis Line 1-800-576-776 (24 hours)
National Suicide Prevention - 1-800-273-8255
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