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WEEKLY DRAGON NEWS

REMINDERS

Open House: Join us TONIGHT from 5:30-7:00 pm, in the auditorium for an opportunity to meet the entire staff and PTA president, learn about building and classroom procedures, tour the school, sign-up for clubs/private lessons, and more. Childcare will be provided for elementary and Pre-K students during this event. 

No School on Aug. 31, Sept. 3 and Oct. 18-19. Dragon Stars will be available for child care on Aug. 31 and Oct. 18-19. Dragon Stars meets at Keystone Church from 8:00 am-5:30 pm. Email Diana with questions.

Back to School BBQ is Fri., Sept. 14 from 6-7:30 pm. Help us kick off another awesome school year! Bring the whole family as well as a side dish to share. We will provide hot dogs, beverages, and a vegetarian option. Please help us reduce waste by bringing reusable dishes and napkins. If you can help out, please sign-up HERE or at the PTA bulletin board, by the LINC table.

Project Lead the Way (iSParks) classes have replaced computer class. Project Lead The Way is a leading provider of rigorous STEM education. The curriculum emphasizes critical thinking, creativity, innovation and real-world problem-solving. iSparks align to Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, Language Arts, and Science. Mr. Segall is our iSparks teacher. 
 

Uniform Exchange:  Have outgrown uniform clothing? We need it! Need uniforms? We have some! These uniforms are free and available in a variety of sizes. The uniform exchange will be out tonight at the Open House and again at the BBQ. Please drop off donations of gently used, clean, uniform items (white or navy collared shirts, sweatshirts, khaki or navy pants, shorts, skirts, jumpers) and spirit wear at the school office. Mark the bags "Uniform Exchange". 

Spirit Wear is for sale HERE

UPCOMING EVENTS

Aug. 30: Open House, 5:30 p.m.
Aug. 31: Teacher P.D., No School
Sept. 3: Labor Day, No School
Sept. 13: PTA Meeting, 5:30 p.m.
Sept. 14: Back to School BBQ, 6 p.m.
Sept. 15: Choir sings in Waldo
Oct. 2: Principal's Coffee
Oct. 10: Walk to School Day
Oct. 11: PTA Meeting, 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 17: Skate Night, 6-8 p.m.
Oct. 18:  Conferences, No School
Oct. 19: Teacher P.D., No School
Nov. 6: School Picture Day

F O L L O W on F A C E B O O K
F O L L O W on T W I T T E R

Parent Involvement Matters

Please join us for the first 2018-2019 PTA meeting on Thurs., Sept. 13. Dinner and childcare (ages 3 and up) are provided. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will begin at 6 pm. Please RSVP HERE! PTA meetings are open to the entire school body. If you would like to be a voting member, you can pay your $5 dues HERE. In an effort to decrease waste, we encourage families to bring their own dishes and napkins. 

Thank you, Molly Gosnell, Clara Smith, and our Garden team for leading our fall harvest and planting day, this week. We greatly appreciate all of your hard, messy, year-round work. Maria Montessori said, "How often is the soul of man - especially that of a child - deprived because one does not put him in contact with nature?"  Nature and gardens enrich lives, and help build whole children, who understand that to nurture the earth, is to nurture themselves, their friends, their neighbors, and the world. 
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