Welcome to Del Sur
Doug Johnson , Principal
Office Hours: M-W & F, 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
School Hours: M, T, W, F 8:30 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.
Thurs: 8:30 a.m. – 1:10 p.m.
PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE May 20, 2013
There will be NO SCHOOL this Friday, May 24th for Professional Growth Day and May 27th for Memorial Day.
On behalf of the staff I would like to thank all of our parents for the many gifts, acknowledgments, and delicious food. We are so fortunate to work in such a supportive parent community.
Also, a BIG thank you to the outstanding Staff Appreciation Week Committee & Helpers for all your planning and hard work: Jenny Ambles, Kimberly Ashton, Moonhee Bischof, Myriam Contreras, Jeannette Holden, Dana Koenig, Liz Podzunas, Jen Simon, Jennifer Tellers, Paula Waldrop, and Julie-Ann Zimmer!
PTA General Association Meeting – May 23rd at 6:30 pm - Plan on joining me at next week’s PTA General Association Meeting. At this meeting, I will be discussing the various classroom configurations that will be available next year. At this time we will have two K/1 and 2/3 multiage classrooms. I will be sharing information about the characteristics of a multiage classroom. During the PTA meeting, we will be voting our new executive board for next year.
Third Annual Science Fair – Friday, May 31, 2013 - It is Science Fair time once again at Del Sur. Parents, I invite you to involve your student in completing a science fair project. This year’s fair will take place on Friday, May 31. Please see the attached information packet for specific information about our third annual science fair. Parents of fifth grade students, please note that completing a science fair project is a requirement and will be part of each 5th grade student’s science grade for the third trimester. The Science Fair projects will be on display for parent viewing during school hours until June 4th. Students should take home their projects on June 5th .
Meeting for Parents interested in next year’s Garden (2013-14). Thursday, May 23rd at 8:30 at the garden. Calling all parents who are interested in helping out with next year's garden. We need your input. Whether you have ideas or just want to see what's going on - plan on stopping by.
Garden Event for Kids: Thursday, May 30. 1:15-2:15. Come on over to the garden where we will tend to our crops. What is doing well? What needs weeding? What can be harvested? These are the things we will do. We will have two garden events in May. As always, ESS kids will be escorted back after the event.
Meeting for Parents interested in next year’s Garden (2013-14). Calling all parents who are interested in helping out with next year's garden. We need your input. Whether you have ideas or just want to see what's going on - plan on stopping by. Friday, May 17, 8:30 at the garden.
PTA DINE OUT EVENT AT FLIPPIN' PIZZA!! Join us on Wednesday, 5/22/13 for the biggest Dine Out event of the year! We'll earn 50% of all food and beverage orders from 5 to 9 pm - dine in or take out. Bring chairs if you'd like to sit and dine with your fellow Explorers and families in the outdoor area immediately outside Flippin' Pizza.
NEW BOXTOPS AND LABELS CONTEST
Our last Box Tops and Labels contest for the school year is underway! Each class will compete individually; not as teams. Since we will not be in school on Friday, May 24th, the "Scoop Up Box Tops and Labels" contest will end on Thursday, May 23rd! Only 4 days left to turn them to count for your class totals! Winners will be announced on Friday, May 31st. The top three classes with the most collected will receive a gift card of choice for $50, $40, and $30. Collection sheets will go home this week. Make sure you "Scoop up Box Tops and Labels!"
FREE BOX TOPS
Box Tops for Education is running a Facebook campaign called "I Heart my School Summer Countdown." Through May 26th, they are giving away 5 Million FREE Box Tops. All you have to do is "Like" Box Tops for Education on Facebook, and select "Del Sur Elementary" to receive 5 FREE Box Tops ($.50) automatically added to our school account. Act quickly, because once they give away 5 million, the campaign is over. Don't forget to share with your friends and family and ask them to select DSE too!
Student Council Book Sale and Movie Night!
It is time to celebrate a great school year at Del Sur Elementary!
Student council is holding a used book sale and movie night. The book sale will be held on June 7 at 6:00pm in the lunch area. Our movie night will also be held on June 7. The movie will start at dusk. Next week we will be collecting used books. A box will be placed in the lobby near the office for families to put slightly used books in. We are collecting books written for any age. We hope to see you at the used book sale and movie night.
SPIRIT WEAR EXCHANGES/RETURNS
Wow! How cool is our new Spring Spirit Wear? Just can't wait to see all those cool shorts, tees and hats this summer! We hope that you are as happy with your new items as we are BUT, if you need to exchange or return something, it's really easy.
All the instructions are included on your packing slip. Follow these instructions and return your items, with your packing slip, to the school office NO LATER THAN MAY 29TH. We must complete any exchanges promptly in order to receive our new products before school dismisses in less than one month from now. Thank you for your purchase which supports your school in spirit and financially. Contact Stacy Fletcher, PTA VP Student Services, with any questions. firstname.lastname@example.org subject line "SW"
NICKEL CITY OPEN EARLY FOR DEL SUR STUDENTS ON MAY 24TH
Looking for something fun to do on Friday, May 24th? It's a non-student day at Del Sur so why not grab a friend and head over to Nickel City at Carmel Mountain Road? The DSE Girl Scouts are having a party that day and Mr. Steve is opening at NOON (an hour early) on this day just for us! We thought it would be fun to invite the rest of our DSE friends and families to join us for some "private" arcade time. Friday, May 24th, Nickel City, Noon. See you there! Contact Stacy Fletcher with any questions. email@example.com
School Supplies for 2013-2014 School Year - For your convenience you may order your school supplies for the next school year online at Innisbrook School Supplies www.ordermypack.com. Our school code is 106665. Your order will ship directly to the school with your child’s name on it. Order dates are: 04/15/13 - 06/03/13.
WE LOVE OUR VOLUNTEERS!
Many thanks to all of our wonderful volunteers! Your support, time, and efforts are much appreciated!
Del Sur staff has Voted
Claire Spelta for 2012-2013
Volunteer of the Year.
Congratulations Claire for all your hard work this year in the classroom and the
office assisting all staff and students!
We’ve also nominated Claire for the Sprouts Volunteer of the Year Award.
Cast your vote online, and if she gets the most votes she could win
$5,000 for our school.
See you on Campus,
DSES EXPLORER INFORMER ARCHIVES: