Please remember that TCAP testing begins on Tuesday for 3rd through 6th graders. This testing will take place for the next 2 weeks. Please make sure your children are at Denison by 9am, are well rested, have eaten a good breakfast at home or are on-time for breakfast at Denison.
There will be 2 informational sessions to explain Denison’s plan for extending the learning day. These will be on Monday March 10 at 9am and on Thursday, March 13 at 5:30pm. The CSC will be coming to a consensus on Denison extending its learning day on Tuesday March 18. There will be time for public comments at this meeting. The CSC meeting will being at 530pm. Childcare will be offered at both the evening meetings and all 3 meetings will have Spanish Translation.
Remember, there is no school for Primary on Friday, March 14.
We have a very busy week ahead of us.
On Monday evening from 5:00-7:00, Denison will be holding our annual African American Read-in. There will also be a variety of soups served prior to the students reading in the library.
On Tuesday, please attend our CSC budget meeting from 5:30-7:00. We will be presenting our budget to the community, including scenarios for adding or reducing positions based on the budget. There will be a time for community questions and responses.
On Wednesday, parents of kindergarteners and third graders are invited to attend our elementary transition night. The Lower Elementary teachers will be meeting with parents of kindergarteners from 5:30-6:30 and the Upper Elementary teachers will be meeting with parents of third graders from 6:30-7:30. Both meetings will be held in the library. Translation and child care will be provided.
Also, TCAP season is upon us. The third graders will be doing their reading TCAPs on Tuesday & Wednesday mornings. Parents of third graders, please make sure your child is well rested and has had a healthy breakfast. If you have any questions, please talk with Paul.
In exciting news, Denison has received a school improvement grant. This will allow us to fund a Montessori Intervention and Enrichment Coordinator for the next 3 years.
I’m looking forward to seeing many of you over the next few days.
We had a wonderful week back from vacation. Everyone seemed well rested and ready to learn.
Please remember if your child has vomited or has a fever, they can not return to school until they have been symptom free for 24 hours.
School starts promptly at 9am. We still have many students arriving late. Students can be dropped off starting at 8:45. Breakfast is served starting at 8:30.
We are looking forward to a great 2nd semester!
There are forms for the plus pass bus pass in your child’s Friday folder. If you child rides the bus, please complete the plus pass bus form and submit it to the office by January 7! Transportation will require that all students have a plus pass to ride the bus.
Parents of currently enrolled 3 and 4 year olds, if you are planning on returning next year, please return your child’s enrollment packets by January 7th. We can not guarantee that you wil have a spot at Denison for the next school year after this date.
There are no spots left in the 1st session of Jennifer Lowell’s Clay Club. There are still spots available for 2nd session if you are interested.
Denison will be closed from December 21 to January 5 for winter break. There will be no school for students on January 6 but staff will be in the office if you have any questions.
If you are interested, there will be a list of activities that you can do with your child posted on the Denison Website and the Denison Facebook page.
Have a wonderful safe and relaxing vacation and we look forward to seeing you next year.