Now THIS is the event you will not want to miss (insert loud cheers here)! The annual BTS Bash is guaranteed fun for all!
When ~ FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 6-9 PM
Where ~ DSES Cafeteria & Gym
Cost ~ $2 per person
Featuring ~ DJ, Interactive inflatables, Cake Walk ($1 extra per game), Tie Dye station (Bring your own shirt or shirts will be available for sale), contests, jewelry making, balloon animals and MORE!
Food (for sale) ~ Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Pizza, Chips, Drinks *No outside food/drinks allowed *
Vendor Opportunity ~ Vendor tables available for $35. Contact Jessica at email@example.com
BACK TO SCHOOL BASH VOLUNTEERS
We need YOU to help make this a success and a fun and memorable event! Please sign up with the following link for food donations and volunteer opportunities. Nonperishable items may be dropped off at the front office the week of August 24th and perishable items by 10am on August 28th. Thank you in advance for your help! Sign up here.
Thank you to all that have already renewed their PTA Membership for the 2015-2016 school year! The PTA has a lot of great plans for the upcoming school year by continuing to bring new and more technology into the classrooms, planning awesome school events for our students, and appreciating our teachers – just to name a few! If you haven’t renewed, please submit $10 per student to your teacher in a marked envelope to cover the year! Thank you in advance! It’s going to be a great year!
Don’t forget to order this years Spirit Wear! There are a variety of new styles you will want to wear proudly! We have cute rhinestone tees and cool dri-fit shirts. We even have rain jackets and more! You can even order for yourself- adults sizes are available! Click here for the 20015 spirit wear DSES Order Form. Please send in your completed order with payment by August 24. Cash and checks accepted. To pay with credit and/or see samples in person, contact Jessica Taggart (firstname.lastname@example.org).
VOLUNTEERS!!! YES, YOU!!!
Room Parent (classroom help – in and out of the room) – Some teachers are still in search of a Room Parent. What a great way to be more involved in your students classroom and be that “fly on the wall” you all know you want to be! Please contact Stephanie Mahan if you are interested or have questions about this great volunteer role email@example.com.
PTA – The PTA is always looking for more volunteers! If interested, please contact Robin Winner (firstname.lastname@example.org)to discuss what might be the best fit for you. We promise, there is something for everyone.
We look forward to a great year and never hesitate to contact us with questions and/or comments and especially if you’d like to volunteer.
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There is a lot going on…Please take a moment to note the following dates and events on your calendar:
It’s time for another Papa John’s Spirit Night. This is a really easy way to help raise money for our school because a percentage of your order goes back to Dunwoody Springs PTA, even when you take advantage of a special offer.
When: THIS Wednesday, February 11th
What: 10% of any order placed at the Roswell Rd. Papa John’s on February 11th will go directly back to Dunwoody Springs.
Where: 8725 Roswell Rd. 678-461-4633. (This location only.)
Be sure to RSVP.
**SAVE THE DATE FOR THE DSES FAMILY DISCO DANCE!!**
Come dressed in your best 70’s disco fashion and
boogie the night away! All proceeds benefit 5th-grade end-of-year activities.
When: Thursday, March 12
Time : 6 – 8 p.m.
Cost: 1 ticket: $5… 2 tickets: $8… 3 or more tickets : $10
Photos, pizza, baked goods and drinks will be for sale
Students must be accompanied by an adult.
Image credit for science night photo: http://www.ivycreekes.com/sciencenight/.
This is a family event — plan to accompany your children for this fun evening. Get together with fellow DSES families and friends. Children must be with an adult; no drop-offs.
Date: Friday, January 23rd
Time: 7 – 9 PM
Cost: $5 for 4 games (per player)
Food: pizza, chips and drinks will be for sale.
*** Prizes for all winners!! ***
Raffle tickets will also be for sale – enter for a chance to win a 32″ TV!!!
If you’d like to help in some way, we are looking for drink donations. Please sign up with this link.
Looking forward to seeing you there. Good luck!
During this busy time, we have a few reminders before we break for the holidays.
SAVE THE DATE! Bingo Night will be January 23rd from 7-9 PM. There will be pizza, baked goods and drinks for sale. More exciting details to follow.
Be on the lookout for details on how you can help teach our students about your career. Students look forward to hearing about all of your jobs and exactly what you do. The date is January 30th, during school hours.
PAPA JOHN’S SPIRIT NIGHTS
These spirit nights will be every 2nd or 3rd Wednesday of every month. Exact dates and reminders to follow. Stay tuned.
PROSPECTIVE PARENT COFFEE
Tell your neighbors and friends in our district. Join us at the Spalding Lake clubhouse on February 8th. We will be spreading the word about all the great work we are doing at Dunwoody Springs. Anyone considering a move to our school should join us. The address is 3880 Spalding Drive .
Also, be sure to invite your neighbors to our open house AT the school, which is February 12th from 9 AM- 12 PM.
DON’T FORGET THE LAST DAY OF SCHOOL before break IS THIS FRIDAY 12/19,
Our first day back for students will be January 6th.
Have a great holiday break! See you in the New Year!
Happy New Year! Welcome back! We have lots of great things planned for the second half of the 2013-2014 school year and here’s a snapshot of what’s to come in the next few weeks:
Don’t forget! Wednesday, January 22nd is the Parent Resource Center Open House and Volunteer Day. Stop by anytime between 8:00 am and 1:30 pm to find out what incredible resources are available for checkout to help your child(ren) with their core academics!!
And while you’re there – give us a little bit of your time and volunteer in a class or wherever needed. No amount of your time is too big or too small. A helping hand is all you need!
Other calendar items:
Ongoing – be sure to fill out your Read to Lead calendars. Fill out the paper calendar and return to your homeroom teacher or simply go online and enter your minutes there. www.dsesread2lead.org
Friday, January 31 – Career Day
If you are interested in being a speaker in your child’s classroom, please sign up with his/her teacher as soon as possible. We are hoping that each classroom will have between two and four speakers. We would like you to schedule a time between 8:00 am – 10:00 am. The students look forward to hearing about your duties and responsibilities. Please stop by the lobby that morning to enjoy donuts and coffee as a “thank you” for participating. Thank you in advance.
Thursday, Feb. 13 – Dunwoody Springs Valentine Luncheon
Come spend lunchtime with your little loved ones!! Be sure to bring a little extra cash – Valentine photos and Candy Grams will be available for a small fee. Proceeds go directly to Dunwoody Springs. Be sure to check what time your little Cupid will be in the cafeteria. The lunch schedule will be sent home in backpacks.
The fun continues into the night – It’s the 2nd annual DSES Family Valentine Dance from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.
Ticket prices are $5 for 1 ticket, $8 for two and $10 for 3 or more! Come dance the night away with your Dolphin Family! We guarantee lots of music, dancing and fun! Pizza, drinks and baked goods will be for sale. ALL STUDENTS must be accompanied by an adult. NO drop offs!
Friday, Feb. 14- Monday, Feb 17 – No School for the President’s Day Holiday
Need a reminder about important school holidays? Check out the Fulton County School System’s official online calendar.
Keep up on social media:
Follow us on Twitter! @DunwoodySprings and Facebook too (Dunwoody Springs PTA) and of course, don’t forget to subscribe to blog updates – subscribe here: https://dscspta.wordpress.com
Hope your New Year is off to a great start and we’ll see you soon!!
Bound to be a blast you don’t want to miss! Join your Dunwoody Springs Elementary School community for a family event. Attend with your children to get together with old friends and meet new ones. (No drop offs; all students must be accompanied by an adult.)
Only $2 per person includes all activities:
Movie viewing at 7:15 pm:
Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted
- Flash Mob
- Cake Walk (additional $1)
- Life Sized Angry Birds Slingshot
- Tye Dye Station (bring your own shirt or buy one at the party)
Food for sale:
Hamburgers, hot dogs, pizza, chips, drinks, ice cream treats
No outside food allowed. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs!
Vendor tables will be available for $25. Contact FSUTAG@Yahoo.com for information.
We can’t wait to see you there!
I turn around and discover that almost two weeks have passed since my last post. So much has changed in these two weeks. I went from shorts and tee-shirts to jeans and a sweater. My yard went from a green mat to a patchwork of colored leaves. And school is in full swing. Be sure to schedule your parent-teacher conference so that you know how your child is doing in class as well as what you can do to make sure your child succeeds in school.
Please remember these important dates this week:
Wednesday, October 10 – School photos. Bring your best clothes and a smile to school on Wednesday!
Thursday, October 11 – Spirit Night at Chuck E. Cheese, 925 North Point Drive, Alpharetta, GA – Let’s turn Fun into FUNds! From 5-8 p.m. this Thursday, join your classmates in the fun and come out to the Northpoint Chuck E. Cheese for the first DSES Spirit Night of the year! Come play and eat with Chuck E. and your school friends! What a great way to have fun and support our school! Reminder stickers will go home with students on 10/11. KEEP THESE STICKERS!! You will be able to redeem the stickers for 10 free tokens. Chuck E. Cheese will donate 15% of all sales back to DSES from all sales generated at this event! A parent and/or guardian must be present – no drop offs! Show your spirit and wear your uniform or spirit wear!
Friday, October 12 – REFLECTIONS Art Contest Deadline – OCT 12 is the deadline for all Reflections artwork! There is still time to encourage your student to participate! This year’s theme is “The Magic of a Moment” … one entry per student, per category. Categories are visual arts, literature, photography, Dance, Film and Music Composition. All grades are eligible. If you still need an entry form, please let your child’s teacher know right away or stop at the front desk to pick up an entry packet. Final Artwork is due Friday, Oct. 12. All entrants will be honored with a medal and special school reception.
Next week is equally as busy:
Monday, October 15 – No School. Teacher Work Day.
Saturday, October 20 – Tanner Photography – All photo session slots are filled! We will not be accepting any further order forms – but we are in need of volunteers to help the day of! Please click on the following link and pick a time slot that works best for you to volunteer! Thank you for participating!!
Have a great week!
BACK TO SCHOOL BASH
Before I get too far in the post, I want to thank everyone who helped make our first Back To School Bash a total success! We could not have done it without you!!! We hope everyone had a great time and we are already looking forward to planning the next one! We would also like to thank our community sponsors for their generous donations:
- Mike Malloy, Fidelity Bank
- Sheila Malloy, Atlanta Communities Real Estate
- Dunwoody Fresh Market
- Exxon on the Run, corner of Roswell Rd. and Northridge
- Richard miller, Morris Hardwick Schneider, a real estate law firm
And did you see the article about our bash in the Sandy Springs Reporter? Check out the Education section in the September 23 edition. Dunwoody Springs continues to make a great name for itself and our community!
SPIRITWEAR ORDERS DUE THIS FRIDAY, SEPT. 28st!!
Do not miss out on the opportunity to purchase the newly designed spirit wear! Youth T-shirts are only $10!! And Adults only $12!! Spiritwear can be worn on Fridays in place of school uniform (uniform bottoms must still be worn) or wear your shirts loud and proud around the community and let everyone know how proud you are to be a Dolphin!!!
SPIRITWEAR ORDER FORM ATTACHED. Just print it out and turn it in by Friday!!
GREAT AMERICAN FUNDRAISER
Hopefully you’ve had the chance to look through the new Great American catalogue that came home with your child on Sept. 7th!! Don’t forget you have until Sept. 28th to reach out and sell to your neighbors, relatives, co-workers etc. Your child will earn prizes for selling! DSES will earn money for selling!! Now let’s get selling!!! Orders due back to school on Friday, Sept. 28th.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Vision and Hearing Screening
Looking for an easy way to volunteer at Dunwoody Springs? The annual Hearing and Vision Screening is being held on Thursday, Oct. 4th. We need parents to help run the tests and keep the testing moving along throughout the day. Volunteers needed from 7:15 – 1:30 – any timeframe is appreciated. Please call the front desk if interested (770) 673-4060. Thank you in advance!!
REFLECTIONS ART CONTEST
It’s that time of year again – time to get your child’s creative juices flowing and enter the 2012-2013 Reflections Contest – This year’s theme is “The Magic of a Moment” … one entry per student, per category. Categories are visual arts, literature, photography, Dance, Film and Music Composition. All grades are eligible. Please let your child’s teacher know if they would like to enter and an entry packet will be sent home. Final Artwork is due Friday, Oct. 12. All entrants will be honored with a medal and special school reception. For more information, check out the attached Reflections Flyer, or read about it on the National PTA webpage.
Not your ordinary school picture! On Saturday, October 20, you will have the opportunity to have a professional family portrait taken, while earning money for your school for only $20!!! Photo can include all siblings or the entire family! Fee includes one 11×14 portrait (value $65). Additional sizes, canvas wall portraits and/or holiday cards will be available to purchase. If interested, please fill out attached order form, along with $20 to the attention of DSES PTA. What a great way to capture a moment and get a head start on holiday cards!!! The PHOTOGRAPHY ORDER FORM is attached.
Don’t forget to turn in box tops! The first deadline is Oct.19th! Start clipping and earn money for our school! Pizza party for the class with the most box tops collected! Want more information about this program? Check out the website at www.boxtops4education.com.
Have a great week!